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A’jia Hotel

A distinguished boutique Hotel located in Istanbul, Turkey, A’jia  is a traditional Ottoman mansion that jewels the Asian shores of the Bosphorus. With well appointed contemporary interior design, and its centuries old architecture the venue oozes trend and excitement. When you add the extraordinary attention to detail, individualized service and HIP aspect in the mix, hotel experiences is simply redefined.


The Shangri-La Hotel, Kuala Lumpur

As one of the Kuala Lumpur hotels nestled amidst lush gardens in the heart of the city, the newly renovated Shangri-La Hotel, Kuala Lumpur sits just 45 minutes from the international airport and just moments from key business and shopping areas.

The Hotel’s 662 newly-renovated guestrooms, including 101 luxuriously-appointed suites, are appointed with modern amenities to offer only the very best in comfort, making Shangri-La Hotel, Kuala Lumpur as the hotel in the city to have the most number of suites.

Shangri-La Hotel, Kuala Lumpur
11 Jalan Sultan Ismail
50250 Kuala Lumpur
T: (60 3) 2032 2388
F: (60 3) 2070 1514

The Langham London Hotel

The Langham London Hotel is a veritable icon among London hotels, offering impeccably luxurious surroundings on Regent Street, one of the city’s premier locations.

The Langham London Hotel offers “luxury, five-star” accommodations; dining room, lounge and bar; fitness club; comprehensive facilities for meetings, events and weddings; and complimentary WiFi internet connection.

The Langham London Hotel
Regent Street, 1C Portland, London, UK W1B 1JA, United Kingdom
Tel: +44 20 7636 1000

UNA Celebrates The 150th Anniversary of The Unification of Italy

“UNA is the official wine of the 150th anniversary of the unification of Italy. Created to celebrate the history and culture of Italian wine country, following the combination of 20 wines from native grapes indicated by the Departments of Agriculture of all Italian regions, carefully selected from Assoenologi (Enotecnici Italian Winemakers Association), it expresses the true spirit of Itay, the love for their land, the expertise, art and industriousness of its people.”

UNA, red wine of Italy
The 20 indigenous red grape varieties that gave rise to “UNA, red wine of Italy”

Valle d’Aosta: Petit rouge
Piemonte: Barbera
Lombardia: Croatina
Liguria: Rossese di Dolceacqua
Veneto: Raboso
Trentino Alto Adige: Teroldego
Friuli Venezia Giulia: Refosco dal peduncolo rosso
Emilia Romagna: Sangiovese
Toscana: Sangiovese
Lazio: Cesanese di Affile
Umbria: Sagrantino
Marche: Lacrima
Abruzzo: Montepulciano
Molise: Tintilia
Puglia: Negroamaro
Campania: Aglianico
Basilicata: Aglianico del Vulture
Calabria: Gaglioppo
Sicilia: Nero d’Avola
Sardegna: Carignano

UNA, white wine of Italy
The 20 indigenous white grape varieties that gave rise to “UNA, white wine of Italy”

Valle d’Aosta: Priè blanc
Piemonte: Cortese
Liguria: Vermentino
Lombardia: Trebbiano di Lugana
Veneto: Garganega
Trentino Alto Adige: Weissburgunder
Friuli Venezia Giulia: Friulano
Emilia Romagna: Pignoletto
Toscana. Vernaccia di San Gimignano
Umbria: Grechetto
Lazio: Malvasia
Marche: Verdicchio
Abruzzo: Trebbiano
Molise: Falanghina
Puglia: Fiano
Campania: Fiano
Basilicata: Greco
Calabria: Greco bianco
Sicilia: Grillo
Sardegna: Vermentino

Photo credits:

Design by Cibicworkshop: Aldo Cibic with Tommaso Corà
Art direction: Riccardo Facci
Graphic design: Facci&PolliniPhotos: Pietro Chillesotti

The Lord Byron Hotel

Hotel Lord Byron

Via Giuseppe De Notaris, 5 – 00197 Rome
Ph: +39 06 3220404 – Fax: +39 06 3220405
e-mail:; website:

A few steps from the luxurious Villa Borghese, the “Dolce Vita” of Via Veneto and a stroll in the park from Piazza di Spagna, the exclusive Hotel Lord Byron, once a patrician villa, provides the best of both worlds: vicinity to the bustling Eternal City’s main attractions and the opportunity to relax in a most placid private environment. The property is a long time member of “The Leading Hotels of the World”.


Number of guest rooms: 32
Room categories available:

  • Double room Classic
  • Double room Deluxe
  • Junior Suite
  • Suite
  • Non-smoking rooms

Check-in time: 2:00 p.m.
Check-out time: 12:00 noon


Guests of the Hotel Lord Byron will enjoy a complimentary daily buffet breakfast featuring homemade croissants and bread, gourmet preserves, natural cereals, wholesome yoghurt, fresh seasonal fruit and eggs prepared in every style. Enjoy our freshly squeezed Sicilian orange, grapefruit and tangerine (seasonal) juice and exquisite Italian coffees: creamy cappuccino, espresso and more. Breakfast, included, is served at the restaurant from 7:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.


“SAPORI del Lord Byron”, a world-reputed gourmet restaurant, famous for its haute cuisine and delicious Italian specialties, is a romantic place ideal for any special occasion. The restaurant is known for its meticulous service completed by the presence of a professional sommelier. Open for lunch and dinner.


The Cellar is stocked with a wide assortment of wines ranging from those produced in some of the most famous Italian and foreign wine regions as well as those of small local wine producers, thereby making the most of the “SAPORI del Lord Byron” restaurant and its esteemed cuisine. Winner of the “Award of Excellence” granted by Wine Spectator magazine in 2011.


“Il Salotto” Lounge & Wine Bar offers a clubroom atmosphere, perfect for a leisurely chat, business meeting or simply a drink. The lounge is decorated with magnificent paintings by Northern-European artists which depict the faces of various famous women, creating a truly unique atmosphere.


  • 24-hour Concierge service
  • Multilingual staff
  • Complimentary WI-FI Internet connection in all the hotel
  • Limousine transfer from/to airport/train station (on request)
  • In room dining
  • All major credit cards accepted
  • Same-day laundry & dry-cleaning service (except Sunday)
  • Babysitting by prior arrangement
  • Private excursions organized (on request)
  • Wake up call
  • Fully air-conditioned
  • Elevator
  • Money exchange
  • City map
  • Tourist information
  • Valet parking service


  • Complimentary WI-FI Internet access
  • Direct dialling telephone
  • Satellite colour television
  • Individual climate control
  • Complimentary soft drinks mini-bar
  • Electronic safe
  • Working desk
  • Walk-in closet
  • Carrera marble bathroom
  • Towel heater
  • Hair dryer
  • Luxury bathrobes and slippers