A new German talk series asks the big questions

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Korbinian Kohler, the man behind Hotel Bachmair Weissach on Lake Tegernsee near Munich, always envisioned his hotel as a social and cultural hub. So it’s a natural progression for him to launch Korbinians Kolleg, a symposium and lecture series that kicked off at Bachmair Weissach in October and aims to tackle some of the major questions of our time. Continue reading “A new German talk series asks the big questions”

Sunday, January 7th, 2018

Three days in Lisbon, fully focused

Check out this newly released video from Arena*, our annual Design Hotels member conference, which took place in Lisbon at the end of September—for the first time at two different locations: the grand Teatro Nacional de São Carlos and the Museu Nacional dos Coches, with various meals and get-togethers at member hotel Memmo Príncipe Real, MAAT Museum of Art and Technology, and celebrated restaurants Bica do Sapato and Bairro do Avillez. Continue reading “Three days in Lisbon, fully focused”

Wednesday, December 20th, 2017

What’s on this season at Israel’s Elma Arts Complex

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This fall marks the opening of the third season of Elma Arts Complex Luxury Hotel, a cultural center and innovative high-end accommodation housed in a postwar Brutalist architectural masterwork (Yaakov Rechter’s Mivtachim Sanitarium) some 60 kilometers up the coastline from Tel Aviv. After two successful seasons, the Elma Hall has established itself as a destination worthy of a musical pilgrimage, with audiences flocking to the auditorium for its perfectly dynamic acoustics. Continue reading “What’s on this season at Israel’s Elma Arts Complex”

Wednesday, November 1st, 2017