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Bob Binder has been named the president and CEO of Oceania Cruises. That move was part of parent company Norwegian Cruise Line Holding’s (NCLH) decision to make changes to the leadership of a number of its cruise brands, including Norwegian Cruise Line and Regent Seven Seas Cruises. We’ve got more on this new appointment here.

Four Seasons never sleeps. The brand is always expanding. Most recently the luxury hotel group set out to manage The Nam Hai in Vietnam. Now, Four Seasons is set to open a new property in Montreal by 2018. This new-build hotel, Four Seasons Hotel Montreal, will be part of a mix-use development in the Golden Mile Square neighborhood. Get all the details here.

Four Seasons Hotel Montreal

Relais & Châteaux isn’t the only hotel collection to welcome new members like Spicer Mansion. Small Luxury Hotels of the World has added Dar Ahlam, which sits on the outskirts of the Moroccan desert in Ouarzazate. Offering just 14 rooms, each suite boasts views of the Atlas Mountains and was individually designed with décor that changes with the seasons. The name Dar Ahlam means “House of Dreams.” With a name like that, you have to check it out.

Did You Hear?

Luxury Travel Advisor magazine has been named a finalist in Folio’s Eddie & Ozzie Awards. We were recognized for our 10th anniversary issue that came out last July. We are excited and honored for the recognition. Be sure to tune in at the end of October when Folio announces the winners. If you want more information on the award, check out this