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As of 1 December, NUO Hotels takes over the management of Raffles Beijing Hotel, with the property to be further known as Beijing Hotel NUO.

A brand debut in Australia, Van Cleef & Arpels has recently opened a boutique on Melbourne's prestigious Collins Street  – a drawing-room-like space showcasing the brand's most precious pieces.

Photo: Van Cleef & Arpels / Jimmy Cohrssen

In Antigua, the January completion of renovations work on the Blue Waters Resort & Spa draws near, and with it, fresh public spaces, updated suites and a new menu and look for its beach bar and restaurant.

Overlooking an Ernie Els golf course and Indian Ocean lagoon, the Four Seasons Resort Mauritius at Anahita's newly renovated four-bed villa also boasts a new rooftop terrace and Virginie Dalais interior.

Fully refurbished to include a plethora new deluxe suites, freshly manicured grounds, gardens and a specially curated art collection, the Belmond La Residence d'Angkor in Cambodia reopens.

Opening in London's historic Royal Arcade, a new four-storey flagship boutique from jewellery designer John Calleija – an opulent space where the brand's exclusive Argyle Pink Diamonds can shine.

From 29 November, Paddle8 welcomes online bidders to the Paddle8 Pad, a Regent's Park townhouse where it will present a treasure trove of art, jewels and objects across 10 auctions, streamed live on Auctionata.

Photo: Robert Fairer

After 6 months spent scouring the land for ingredients and inspiration, René Redzepi has unveiled the final stop on noma's world tour – a coastal, open-air affair in Tulum, Mexico. Reservations open 6 December.

Accidentally discovered in the Jordanian town of Beit Ras, a tomb containing elaborate frescoes potentially dating back as far as the Hellenic period is currently undergoing analysis and preparation for public visitation.

Acclaimed Parisian taqueria and cocktail bar Candelaria sets up shop in Hong Kong's vertiginous Ozone bar from today, for five days of agave spirit and taco-fuelled frivolity. Until 20 November.

Celebrating the recent reopening of their shared boutique space in Tokyo's Nicolas G. Hayek Center, Jaquet Droz and Glashütte Original marked the occasion with a live enamel dial painting demonstration.

Ahead of the LA Auto Show, motor marque Jaguar has unveiled its I-PACE concept. All-electric and close-to-final in terms of production, it's set to roll off the production line in 2018.