A major thoroughfare in east Vancouver was blocked Monday afternoon while emergency responders cleared a four-vehicle collision.The crash at Southeast First Street and Northeast 192nd Avenue was reported at 12:27 p.m. A car reportedly ran a red light, causing a T-bone collision, and then hit two other cars, said Kim Kapp, spokeswoman for the Vancouver Police Department.Three of the four vehicles were towed.Two ambulances were sent to the site and drove patients to PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center, but no life-threatening injuries were reported, Kapp said.The road was blocked for about 45 minutes between Southeast Mill Plain Boulevard and Southeast First Street, and C-Tran buses were temporarily rerouted.Names of drivers were not released.
Park Hyatt Sydney Suite Master BedroomGo back to the e-newsletterLATTE attended an intimate media lunch for Hyatt luxury hotels at the Park Hyatt Sydney on Wednesday 7 September 2016.LATTE and other guests had the opportunity to meet with representatives and hear news about luxury Hyatt properties in Asia Pacific, North America and the UAE.Guests enjoyed a menu prepared by Executive Chef Etienne Karner, previously of Park Hyatt Dubai, overlooking Sydney Harbour.LATTE chatted with Karen Nakai, of Park Hyatt, New York about the exciting project of opening the hotel in 2014 and Ross Cooper, General Manager of Andaz Tokyo, Hyatt’s lifestyle brand which promises guests will arrive a visitor and depart a local, was also in attendance.Representatives from Park Hyatt Saigon, Dubai, Tokyo, Melbourne and Sydney were in attendance, as well as the Grand Hyatt Hong Kong and Melbourne.The yet to open Hyatt Regency Sydney, which will be Australia’s largest hotel with 892 rooms and suites over looking Darling Harbour is set to open 1 December 2016.The event concluded over a deliciously concocted desert prepared by Executive Chef Etienne Karner and his team.Go back to the e-newsletterPark Hyatt New York Andaz Tokyo TowerGo back to the e-newsletter
Bali, Indonesia – Reported by Erin Riley for Elite Traveler, the private jet lifestyle magazineOberoi’s Indonesia is one of unhurried luxury and old-world leisure, and elite travelers can leave it to two of the brands most renowned properties, The Oberoi, Bali and The Oberoi, Lombok, to find the most inspiring ways to experience what this enticing slice of Southeast Asia has to offer.If you want a sense of how life is lived in a typical Balinese village, but without any compromise to style and luxury, look no further than The Oberoi, Bali. 74 luxury villas and lanai rooms spill across 15 acres of lush tropical gardens that overlook the Indian Ocean with an organic ease that makes the retreat feel like it’s a part of the natural landscape. The glistening Seminyak Beach frames the authentic village-style resort grounds, as villas come dressed in thatched roofs and river-stone pathways are lined with plumeria and swaying palms and come adorned with stone carvings.The comparison to old-world Indonesia ends here, however, as each villa comes replete with luxurious private pools and secluded garden bathrooms. After spending a few rejuvenating days at this tranquil hotspot, Oberoi will take you by sea or air to the nearby island of Lombok, as the Oberoi Best of Indonesia package will offer guests combining their stays at Oberoi Bali and Oberoi Lombok complimentary inter-island transfers, as well as airport or harbor pick up and drop off, replete with luxury car selection.Upon your arrival at The Oberoi, Lombok, embrace the postmodern cool and tropical hot of the resort’s elaborate design, as well as its added take on intimacy. This idyllic garden resort comes replete with 50 secluded thatched-roof villas and pavilions that are typical Oberoi-luxury, seeped in warm teak wood, woven carpets and indigenous artifacts. Spacious bedrooms and stunning sunken marble baths are privately set within pink-tinted limestone walls.It is here that ambitious guests will experience Indonesia at its best. Off the coast, embrace the warm tropical waters brimming with parrot fish, reef sharks and purple coral as Oberoi, Lombok’s Unforgettable Dive package offers guests the chance to explore three surrounding Gili islands ($2,270 for two divers). The breathtaking chance to experience fives dives at various reefs within two days is complemented by the laid-back luxuries of a five-night stay in one of the resorts bespoke suites, as well as complimentary airport transfers and daily breakfast and afternoon tea.For thrill-seeking guests who would prefer to remain on land, the Unforgettable Trek package takes guests on a 12,000-foot journey to the summit of the active volcano Mount Rinjani, before culminating in a rejuvenating soak in the sacred Segara Anak Lake’s hot springs ($1,830 for two guests).www.oberoihotels.com>