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Executive Edge Art of Travel

Today, the contemporary definition of luxury in the hotel industry is about creating an inimitable experience based on style, space, wellbeing, content, design, authenticity, storytelling, urbanity and innovation. The future belongs to the pioneers with the capacity and bravery to act on this cultural shift first. LE Miami's purpose is to identify and unite them - these rebels with a cause. The extraordinary contemporary hotels Edge discovered at this year's LE Miami trade show are revealed now in a special edition of  The Art of Travel.

Try the first Andaz in Asia at Andaz Xintiandi Shanghai, rooftop aperitifs in Columbia at Click Clack Hotel, functionality at Casa Camper Berlin Mitte, personal terraces in New York at The Roger, private beach lounging at Villa Dubrovnik or why not take an unconventional ride at G-Rough in Rome, listen to jazz at The Wellesley in London, experience  Whatever / Whenever® service at W Singapore Sentosa Cove or  watch Casablanca under the stars at The Miami Beach EDITION.

Are you a travel rebel with a cause?

W Singapore Sentosa Cove The Wellesley London

SINGAPORE

W Singapore Sentosa Cove

Stepping through the doors of the W Singapore Sentosa Cove is like the branches of a magical rainforest parting to reveal an exotic universe of vibrant fantasy. The W Singapore Sentosa Cove is an oasis of modern luxury with 240 custom-designed rooms styled and equipped with vivid interiors, state-of-the-art technology and dreamy amenities. A magnificent view frames every luxurious space overlooking the island, ocean or both. Signature W touches such as the delightful Munchie Box, enchanting mood lighting and a 24/7 Whatever / Whenever® service to accommodate every whim, whenever you wish. 

Dine at SKIRT, a trailblazing steakhouse where prime cuts of meat and fresh sustainably sourced seafood are beautifully prepared on the centrepiece parilla grill. Then lose yourself in a magical hideaway where you'll stay glowing, vibrant and always refreshed at the AWAY® Spa, a luxury day spa showcasing award-winning signature therapies and treatments using ILA-Spa's organic and natural products.

4th night FREE! through October 31, 2015 (except September 18 & 19 and October 2-4, 2015)

Starwood Luxury Privileges  - room upgrade upon arrival*, daily breakfast for 2, USD 100 spa credit per room, welcome amenity and early check-in/late check-out until 4pm*

LONDON, ENGLAND

The Wellesley

Contemporary luxury and traditional glamour in the heart of Knightsbridge, The Wellesley is a 1920s townhouse beautifully restored with a modern take on the art deco style. The hotel is named after Sir Arthur Wellesley, the first Duke of Wellington. Overlooking Hyde Park and with original art deco features, this upscale boutique hotel is a 2-minute walk to Hyde Park Corner tube station with direct trains to Heathrow airport. All rooms and suites are individually decorated with artwork and period furnishings and feature marble bathrooms and even personalised tablet PCs. There's an Italian restaurant, a 1920s-style bar, a jazz lounge with live performances, and a humidor and cigar terrace. Afternoon tea is served in the lounge.

Fancy a sail? The flawless style of The Wellesley is mirrored in the fine artistry of MY The Wellesley, an impeccable yacht moored in the French Riviera and available for private hire accommodating up to 12 guests.

Edge Exclusive – full breakfast, 4pm late checkout and warm homemade mince pies served upon arrival (valid for stays from November 29, 2015 – March 31, 2016 except December 24-27 and December 31 – January 1, 2016)

The Roger, New York City Villa Dubrovnik, Croatia

NEW YORK CITY

The Roger

Experience a new view of Manhattan from The Terraces at The Roger - rooms with private balconies from 50 to 300 square feet of premiere outdoor space boasting spectacular Manhattan skyline views. The Roger offers a landmark location in Midtown on Madison Avenue and exemplifies a New York City boutique hotel that dares to be different. The Roger is a marriage of chic design and old world comfort. The fresh aesthetic of The Parlour was designed by the notable Anna Busta. Just blocks from Grand Central Terminal and the Empire State Building, and a short stroll from fashionable SoHo and Madison Square Park, it’s no wonder The Roger has remained a well-kept secret among the savviest travelers.

Rise and Dine - complimentary breakfast for 2 (valid through January 31, 2016)

Edge Exclusive - guaranteed room upgrade at time of booking

DUBROVNIK, CROATIA

Villa Dubrovnik

Just walking distance away from Dubrovnik Old City, Villa Dubrovnik commands a breathtaking cliffside perch above the sea. Contemporary water view luxury residences welcome guests with ultra-comfort and warm Mediterranean hospitality. Pjerin restaurant invites you to experience the Mediterranean philosophy of tapas. Alfresco bistro Giardino shelters you from the sun while tasting daily altered menus after a swim on the property’s private beach. During the day soothe yourself with personalised treatments at the Villa’s spa or pop into town via the Villa’s Vaporetto speedboat transfer to the Old City. As the sun sets enjoy stunning vistas of Dubrovnik from the Sky Bar rooftop lounge.

Virtuoso amenities - room upgrade upon arrival*, daily full breakfast for 2, early check-in/late check-out* and VillaSPA treatment for 2 (30 minutes per person once during stay)

Casa Camper Berlin Mitte Click Clack Hotel, Bogata

BERLIN, GERMANY

Casa Camper Berlin Mitte

Casa Camper's philosophy is that luxury today is defined by simplicity, authenticity and a healthy lifestyle. Consistent with these beliefs, Hotel Casa Camper Berlin Mitte has created an innovative concept which combines a high degree of functionality and friendly aesthetics. Located in the vibrant and historical heart of Berlin, this unique and edgy property with 51 rooms and suites exudes creative design and attention to detail. For 24 hour cravings, Tentempié offers snacks and drinks on the top floor of Casa Camper Berlin Mitte with incredible views over the city. No timetables, no bills, all free for guests of Casa Camper. The main restaurant, Camper Cafe, directed by the guidance of Albert Raurich (former chef at El Bulli)), brings a taste of Spanish culinary culture to Germany.

Edge Exclusive - ALL YEAR 15% discount on rack rate (Sunday to Thursday). Friday and Saturday 10% discount on food and beverages at Camper Café.


BOGATA, COLUMBIA

Click Clack Hotel

A 4-minute walk from the Museo Mercedes Sierra de Perez, this urban hotel is close to downtown Bogota. Click Clack Hotel takes an innovative approach that consists of constantly reinventing its spaces and immersing guests in a creative and interactive environment, turning it into one of the country's most visited and distinctive hotels. Contemporary decor features flat-screen TVs, iPads and free WiFi. The striking hotel building is asymmetric and covered by a representation of Bogotá's road network, turning the structure into a work of art. Rooms in the Click Clack Hotel are categorized as XS, S, M, L and XL! Ciengramos restaurant is a new international culinary concept led by chef Luis Guillermo Pulido who uses 100 gram portions to invite diners to share and enjoy a variety of flavors in small bites. Its Apache bar on the 10th floor of the hotel has 360-degree views of the city - the perfect place to enjoy an afternoon with friends in Bogota.

SHANGHAI, CHINA

Andaz Xintiandi, Shanghai

The first Andaz in Asia is located in Xintiandi—a landmark entertainment area in the heart of downtown Shanghai. Andaz Xintiandi, Shanghai is a short walk to the Metro and the prestigious Huai Hai Zhong Road, one of Shanghai’s premier shopping areas. The newly constructed 28-storey hotel has vibrant views over the city with customized LED color lighting in each room to suit each guest’s mood. All rooms come with an iPod docking station and an iPad based guestroom solution, controlling every part of the room. Upon arrival, guests are treated to welcome drinks and receive all day drinks and snacks at the Host Desk. Satisfy your sweet tooth at Éclair, an all-day patisserie specialising in classic, cream-filled French pastries. 88 Sushi Bento Bar, located in the steel-brushed oval above Andaz Lounge, is Japanese cuisine serving high-end sushi and sashimi.

Neighborhood Sightseeing - Best Available Rate with breakfast and late check-out plus CNY100 to receive 2 hop-on and hop-off Big Bus tickets. Featuring 20 stops to more than 15 iconic Shanghai attractions, the Big Bus tour experience is the most flexible sightseeing in town. The tour encompasses everything from Shanghai’s ancient Yu Gardens to the colonial charm of the former French Concession to the futuristic skyscrapers of Lujiazui, all accompanied by audio commentary in eight languages. Guests are given the option of hopping on and off the bus at their leisure, so they can have full freedom to see the city as they wish.

MIAMI, FLORIDA

The Miami Beach EDITION

The mastermind of Ian Schrager, The Miami Beach EDITION defines the next generation beachside urban resort. This sleek oceanfront property on Collins Avenue between South Beach and North Beach is the buzz of Miami right now with its recent opening. On a 3.5-acre private enclave, The Miami Beach EDITION is a boutique hotel with a twist. Discover an intricately interlinked complex of structures, spaces and settings that together offer a new kind of luxury resort environment. Every aspect of the traditional beach hotel has been re-imagined for the needs and desires of a new generation.

EDITION Hotels presents '24 Hours At The Beach' - a film series inspired by an ideal weekend in Miami. Renowned chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten lends his culinary expertise to the restaurants at this new Miami hotspot.

VIDEO of opening

Stay 4, Pay 3 (based upon standard room and above for travel until December 24, 2015)

or Edge Exclusive Breakfast Special - complimentary daily breakfast for 2 at Market restaurant until December 31, 2015 (USD 50 max value per person, includes tax & gratuity but exclusive of alcohol)

ROME, ITALY

G-Rough

Hotel Rome G-Rough aims to redefine the very concept of hospitality. Located near Piazza Navona, one of Rome's famous landmark squares and Italy's most sought-after outdoor meeting point, this evocative 5-star design hotel is the ideal base to explore Rome and its local culture. Pioneer stylistic selections characterize the hotel's avant-guard fashion, which pay homage to the boldness of artists such as Ico Parisi, Giò Ponti, Silvio Cavatorta, Venini and Seguso. An ancient yet modern ambience provides a memorable experience to guests staying in unique suites and apartments that are almost like mini art museums.

Unconventional experiences

Unconventional Ride - explore Rome by Vespa


* subject to availability upon arrival

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