Hotels

Shanghai's latest five-star hotel soars over the north Bund affording extraordinary views of the Huangpu River and futuristic Pudong skyline.

As you pull up outside Hotel de La Paix in their vintage Mercedes, you know you've arrived somewhere very special, very secretive, and certainly very cool.

When the Island Shangri-La opened in 1991, with 531 rooms and 34 suites, it was one of the most cutting-edge hotels in town.

Velaa Private Island is a Maldives hotel offering an astonishingly good restaurant, private pools, white sand beaches, and a range of activities, including tennis, golf and watersports.