News / Introducing the new Carrier brochure collection for 2017/18
We’re delighted to unveil our latest brochures from our updated collection, bringing fresh destinations, new hotels and curated experiences to discerning travellers. Here are the highlights…
Europe & North Africa
Luxe living: Seven
Pines Resort Ibiza will be opening in March/April 2017. Already
approved to join the Leading Hotels of the World, this superlative
resort is set to bring a new level of luxury to Ibiza.
Trending: We're pleased
to introduce L'Albereta, Lombardy to our
comprehensive Italy programme. The Espace Chenot Health Wellness
Spa promises a rejuvenating and relaxing experience, whilst the
hotel's location in Lombardy benefits from easy connections to the
biggest cities in Northern Italy, including Milan, Venice and
much-awaited newcomer to Carrier, Sun Gardens, Dubrovnik provides a
short haul option with an excellent kids' club and plenty of fun
activities to keep children occupied, including tennis facilities,
a football pitch, watersports and a climbing wall.
Island sanctuary: From the
owners of North
Island in the Seychelles, Miavana, Madagascar is a new
ultra-luxurious private island lodge offering the most remarkable
panoramic ocean views.
Following renovations, both the &Beyond
Matetsi River Lodge and Matetsi River House located in the
heart of the Matetsi Private Game Reserve, re-opened their doors in
August 2016. Initially a short-term venture, Duba Expedition Camp
- famed for its Lion and Buffalo interaction
- has announced it will remain open
upwards: Uganda is experiencing a significant amount
of growth and development. Alongside the Sanctuary Gorilla Forest
Camp in Bwindi, we will now be offering more luxury
accommodation choices in Uganda, including Kyaninga Lodge, Ishasha
Wilderness Camp, Semliki Safari Lodge and Baker's Lodge.
USA, Canada & Mexico
Hello to the 'Big
Easy': We're excited to introduce the vibrant
city of New
Orleans to our line-up. Enjoy infectious jazz and blues music
in the French Quarter and Bourbon Street, take a steamboat harbour
cruise or participate in the annual festivities of Mardi Gras.
celebrations: Canada welcomes its 150th birthday this year. As
part of the celebrations, Canada is offering free admission to
Parks Canada places throughout 2017. We will be welcoming three new
accommodations to our Canadian mix: Knight Inlet Lodge, The
Ritz-Carlton, Toronto and Four Seasons Hotel Toronto, in addition
to a summer Whistler experience where you can experience the likes
of hiking, rock-climbing and mountain biking.
More fun in the
sun: There will be plenty of new additions to
Orlando in 2017, including a host of high-end restaurants from
celebrity American chefs and a brand new water park in Universal
Orlando in June, which will feature a chill out lounge and less
queuing time. Making it easier to travel, Virgin Atlantic will be
increasing its capacity to Orlando from Belfast, Glasgow and
Manchester from summer 2017.
In Vogue: New to
the Carrier programme this year, visit the historic centre of
Mexico City. Experience the famous architecture of Luis Barragán,
visit Chapultepec Castle or take a tour from Mexico City to the
ultimate beach escape of Los Cabos.
Caribbean, Bermuda &
watch: Much anticipated newcomer, Pink Sands
Club in Canouan, is located in the heart of The Grenadines and
will be welcoming its first guests in October. Those booking a
suite can travel in style and take advantage of a complimentary
private jet from Barbados.
Foodie favourite: In
Bay, A Rosewood Resort's fine dining restaurant Estate House,
will re-open this year with a completely new dining concept.
Sail away: New to the
Carrier programme this year, Hamilton Princess &
Beach Club in Bermuda is named as the official host hotel for
the 35th America' s Cup Match, presented by Louis Vuitton in June
Cool and crafted: Four Seasons
Resort & Private Residences Anguilla (previously the
Viceroy), will be opening next month. A joint venture between
Caribbean Helicopters and Liat, now also provides a reliable
service to connect with the British Airways and Virgin Atlantic
flights from Antigua.
When privacy is
paramount: For the A-listers who don't want to be
seen but equally want to be close enough to the action on St Barths, Hotel Le Toiny
is tucked away at the eastern end of the island and has always been
known as a sanctuary for privacy and exclusivity. What's more, the
secluded hillside suites have all been completely redone and will
open again in November.
Subcontinent Far East & Australasia 2017/18
In the know: New to the
Hambantota Resort & Spa opened this summer overlooking the
pristine southern coast in Sri Lanka and is the perfect base from which
to explore the Yala and Bundala National Parks.
Trending: 'Spiritual Bali' is
a new touring itinerary we've introduced, which includes visits to
Ubud, Jimbaran Bay and Uluwatu.
Healing hideaway: The
acclaimed destination spa, Chiva Som in Thailand, has received a facelift by architect
Ed Tuttle, whose previous work includes Amanpuri (the original Aman
Resort). The spa has also introduced five new retreats designed to
address specific health issues.
Luxury Ski & Snow
More chalet options: Big Timber
Chalet is one of Whistler's largest and newest
ski-in, ski-out lodges, whilst White Valley Lodge provides easy
access to the slopes of Morzine in France. Laid out in the
style of an authentic mountain hamlet, La Mourra Hotel Village in Val
d'Isère opened last season and offers the best of both worlds
with four private chalets and nine hotel suites.
Snow-sure slopes: This winter,
there are weather rumours for a La Niña season in Whistler, Canada, predicting
colder temperatures and elevated snowfall levels as the destination
benefits from the El Niño phenomenon. To add, Air Canada is
offering free carriage of skis/snowboards and boots for all flights
between Europe and Canada from 01 November 2016 until 30 April
Back by popular demand: We've
re-introduced Lech and,
this season, new lift connections with Lech-Zürs and St. Anton make
this the largest linked ski area in Austria and an area to rival
Val d'Isere-Tignes in France.
Enhanced experiences: L'Apogée
Courchevel, part of the renowned Oetker Collection, will
welcome Olympic Ski Champion, Florence Masnada from 12 - 30 March
2017, as she leads guests on a skiing masterclass, including
coaching techniques for on-piste skiing, powder skiing and ski
On our radar: The most eastern
resort of the Three Valleys, Courchevel
will see the opening of brand new Hotel Barriere Les Neiges in
December 2016, offering a ski-in, ski-out location at the foot of
the Bellecote run.
Request, download or pre-order your
personal copies of our new 2017/18 collection