FX Excursions

FX Excursions offers the chance for once-in-a-lifetime experiences in destinations around the world.
WF awards

Aman Announces New Hotel Brand, Janu, with Properties in Montenegro, Al Ula, Tokyo

by Erich Martin

Mar 9, 2020

Photo: Janu

Travel Tips

For more than 30 years, Aman has been a leading hotel brand throughout Asia Pacific. In that time, the brand has always kept an eye toward guest experience and offered lifestyle experiences in unique locales. Now, after more than two years of development, a sister brand, Janu, rises with a keen focus on balance and three properties in the Balkans, Middle East and Asia. In addition to these debut properties, a robust pipeline swells with promise for the brand’s future.

 

The first three properties arrive in Montenegro, Al Ula, Saudi Arabia, and Tokyo. Each property’s design focuses on space and light to offer a distinctly contemporary look. The balance of space and light is designed to entice guests to reconnect with themselves and others. Large guestrooms offer a place of respite and tranquility. Janu means soul, connectedness and greater purpose.

 

Janu Montenegro Guest Room. Photo: Janu

 

The new brand still has Aman DNA in its functionality, though. Deep commitments to guests, breathtaking destinations, timeless design and impeccable service are at the core of Janu’s mission.

 

In Janu’s official announcement, the brand argues the art of relaxation is often neglected. The core of Janu’s philosophy is a person should never need to choose between fulfillment and pleasure.

 

Janu Montenegro Pool with Cabanas. Photo: Janu

 

In the actual hotels, social spaces will constantly evolve to offer dining, lounge and bar areas. Hotel leadership promises endless possibilities of new cuisines, crafted cocktails and culinary concepts. The center of the Janu brand focuses on social wellness. The properties look to offer plenty of places for guests to connect and celebrate each moment of life.

 

Janu Montenegro Serviced Residence with Pool. Photo: Janu

 

Away from the social and public areas, the properties will each feature wellness facilities with cutting-edge experiences and treatments in addition to state-of-the-art equipment.

 

Look into the new brand and explore its offerings online.

 

Janu Montenegro. Photo: Janu

#WhereverFamily

Insta Feed
Destinations / Europe
Jul 16, 2024

Zermatt: Not Just for Winter Sports

Green meadows of wildflowers with a backdrop of snow-covered Matterhorn and surrounding Alpine peaks make Zermatt an ideal setting for a summer or fall family vacation. Traveling there by train is easy with a free Swiss Family Card, which allows children aged 6–16 to travel free with a parent holding a Swiss Travel System ticket. Children under 6 always travel free with a parent.

United Continues Its Global Expansion

United Airlines keeps soaring to new heights, recently announcing another expansion of its leading global route network. The airline added new non-stop flights between Newark (EWR) and Marrakesh (RAK), Morocco; Tokyo (NRT) and Cebu (CEB), Philippines; and Houston (IAH) and Medellin (MDE), Colombia. That’s not all: United also plans to increase flights to popular worldwide destinations including Hong Kong (HKG); Seoul (INC), South Korea; and Porto (OPO), Portugal. Following the recent agreement to increase flights between the U.S. and Chinese governments, the airline now adds four weekly flights from Los Angeles (LAX) to Shanghai (PVG).

Destinations / North America
Jul 16, 2024

What are the Most Underrated U.S. National Parks?

Summer sees some of the most popular U.S. national parks flood with visitors, particularly those like Yellowstone, Glacier, Yosemite and the Grand Canyon. Family travelers wanting an immersive, nature-focused trip without the hassle of crowds should venture to these equally beautiful national parks that do not have the overwhelming number of visitors.

Destinations / North America
Jul 15, 2024

Why Okefenokee Swamp Should Be on Your Family’s Travel Itinerary

A swamp may not be the first place you think of when planning your family’s next vacation itinerary, but if that swamp is Georgia’s Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge, then it definitely should be.

Sunflower Accessibility Program Featured at O’Hare and Midway Airports

Travelers with invisible disabilities passing through O’Hare and Midway International Airports can now discreetly signal they need assistance thanks to a new Chicago Department of Aviation partnership that helps create more accessible and inclusive spaces.

Hotels
Jul 15, 2024

5 Resorts to Visit for National Waterpark Day

Celebrate National Waterpark Day July 28 with a family trip to these five resorts with exciting water amenities.