Richard Ekkebus at the Mandarin Oriental New York

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Let’s start off with a delicious surprise for the food lovers out there. From June 8 – 11 2016, Michelin Star Chef Richard Ekkebus, will be bringing the Big Apple a taste of his innovative cuisine for the very first time. 

Taught by luminaries such as Pierre Gagnaire and Guy Savoy, the Chef offers the Diners at the Mandarin Oriental New York a four-course lunch and six-course dinner menu which promises to innovate on his classic training.   

Ekkebus is the Culinary Director of Amber, Asia’s fourth best restaurant, and is also a recipient of the “Chevalier de l’Ordre National du Mérite” awarded by French President François Hollande. Suffice to say, there’s something special happening in the kitchens of the Asiate this Spring, and if you want to experience it first hand, we’re more than happy to help out.


Blue Marlin Ibiza at the Mandarin Oriental Bodrum

Mandarin Oriental Bodrum

Ibiza’s best Beach Club franchise, The Blue Marlin Ibiza, takes its exclusive clubbing experience to the Mandarin Oriental Bodrum’s beachfront as from the 7th of June 2016.

With its top DJ’s, beach glam and a revolving door of international and local celebrities; Blue Marlin promises to turn the beachfront hotel on the Aegan sea into one of Turkey’s hottest party venues very soon.

Here’s what Guenter Gebhard, general manager at the Mandarin Oriental Bodrum had to say about the partnership: ” We are very excited that Blue Marlin Ibiza, the world-class beach club, will be with us this summer. We truly believe that its great entertainment experience combined with the bespoke luxury offering of our resort will create vibrant experiences for all our guests this summer.” 


The Mandarin Oriental Supports Global Wellness Day

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June 11th is Global Wellness Day and it’s a kind reminder that you should be taking better care of yourself. And what better way is there to be nice to your mind and body than a good Spa session and exercise!

The Mandarin Oriental will be celebrating Wellness Day by offering complimentary wellness activities in a number of its hotel spa’s across the world.

Guests at the Mandarin Oriental Tokyo can enjoy a guided jog around the Imperial Palace, those in Miami can enter a contemplative state with guided singing bowl meditation and finally, an energetic Pilates session awaits guests at the Spa Garden in Marrakech. In addition to the activities, many of the Mandarin Oriental’s restaurants will offer healthy juices and wellness menus to guests. Find out more about Global Wellness Day here and if you want to enjoy it at a Mandarin Oriental property, just get in touch and we’ll be happy to help.

About Nimah Koussa

The best part about being a travel writer is bringing cities and destinations to life: their stories, secret addresses, luxurious gems and unique holiday moments. And I have been one for a little more than 10 years. From the best bars and restaurants in different cities of the world to hotels where you can check-in to get away from it all, this Magazine is all about making every trip just a bit more meaningful.

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