The Peninsula Hotels Unveils New Programs, Plus a New Restaurant for NYC

Catskill Mountains, New York
Catskill Mountains, New York // Photo by Shutterstock/Kazela

Peninsula-philes, listen up! From a new Academy Program to restaurants and offers, we've got the latest news coming out of the luxury brand.

First up, The Peninsula Hotels has re-launched The Peninsula Academy with a host of new activities. A few experiences in the collection include and elephant ride through a Thai vineyard; Retro Shanghai historical adventure; private helicopter ride to a secluded beach in Hong Kong; Washi-paper traditional Japanese art experience; aerial and land tour of Corregidor, a World War II memorial; and a selection of kids programs from origami lessons to Chinese kite making.

Over in New York The Peninsula New York is gearing up to debut a new restaurant this Fall. It will sit in the hotel's former restaurant, Fives, and will serve contemporary American cuisine, with a focus on local and organic ingredients.

Free Luxury Travel Newsletter

Like this story? Subscribe to The Dossier

Luxury Travel Advisor’s only newsletter, covering unique destinations and product news for affluent travelers. Delivered every Tuesday & Thursday.

The Peninsula Spa at The Peninsula New York has introduced a series of body treatments to its existing line of facials. Each treatment tackles specific needs (think anti-aging).

As Autumn approaches, The Peninsula Hotels is readying to celebrate the Chinese tradition, the Mid-Autumn Festival. The Peninsula Hotels will bring the festival to life at all of its hotels with a collection of offerings and programs unique to each hotel. 

For more information visit

Suggested Articles:

While some of Europe's customs live on only as tacky stage shows for tourists, others—like these four—are worth going out of your way to take part in.

Mashpi Lodge has begun welcoming guests to experience the 6,000-acre Mashpi Rainforest Reserve near Quito, Ecuador. Read more here.

Raffles Bali has 32 private pool villas overlooking the Indian Ocean and is the brand's first to offers its new wellbeing program. Check it out.