As the global property market rediscovers its mojo, Peter Swain salutes the sectors and cities forging ahead. Leading hostelry marques are offering remarkable residences that combine the ease and comfort of hotel living with all the privacy of one’s own four walls. In London and New York, tempting new projects woo with cutting-edge design and peerless panoramas.
“You get the idea Mauritius was made first, and then heaven.” So said Mark Twain. Now, the pearl of the Indian Ocean with a magnetic allure is getting in touch with its family side, discovers Peter Swain