Atlantis resort Bahamas

Luxury hotel unveils top-end teen nightspot

If an arcade or games room at the hotel isn’t enough to keep your teens out of trouble when on vacation, how about an entire teen nightclub? That’s what teens at the Atlantis Paradise Island resort in the Bahamas can now enjoy since the opening of the $11 million CRUSH teen nightclub on January 1. [...]

Hilton Pattaya

Hilton Pattaya Floating Hotel Opens in Thailand

The Hilton Pattaya, which opened Nov. 29, is located about 100 miles southeast of Bangkok and offers a “floating” beachfront experience. The 302-room new-build, upscale and full-service hotel enjoys a prime location on Pattaya Beach, one of Thailand‘s most popular family resort destinations. The fourth Hilton-branded property in the country, Hilton Pattaya offers amazing 180-degree [...]

trump soho hotel opening

Best of 2010: Hotel openings

This year has seen some high profile luxury properties opening around the world. Here, a roundup of the best.

Château de Versailles Orangerie

France’s Versailles palace to host luxury hotel

The Palace of Versailles is to transform one of its satellite buildings into a luxury hotel, paving the way for a series of French projects aimed at exploiting the economic potential of listed buildings while securing their renovation. The Hotel du Grand Controle is to be converted into a “luxury hotel,” Jean-Jacques Aillagon, president of [...]

Sofitel Vienna White

2010 ends with a bang for French luxury hotel chain

Accor-owned brand Sofitel is to wrap up 2010 with a triple-whammy of hotel openings in exotic locations around the world, the company said December 13. The five-star brand is opening properties in Austria, Mauritius and Cambodia this week, including a new flagship for Europe in Vienna. The new Sofitel Vienna Stephansdom features a futuristic glass [...]

The Shangri-La Paris

Shangri-La Paris Opens

Next week see the opening of the Shangri-La Paris, adding 81 guest rooms with 27 suites to the center of the French capital. Boasting a private suite that used to be the home of Napoleon’s grand-nephew Prince Roland, it is set to be a high-profile addition to Paris’ luxury hotel scene. The building, which offers [...]

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