Paris’s ‘palace’ hotels – the winners and losers

The French government announced the eight recipients of its new ‘palace’ hotel rating May 5, dealing a blow to some of Paris’s most famous hotels. The ‘palace’ rating is an official designation above five stars awarded by the French tourism authorities — it’s designed to help travelers identify the cream of the country’s many swanky … Continued

Le Bristol to Unveil One of World’s Most Expensive Suites

Paris’s Hotel Le Bristol is about to unveil a $33 million revamp that includes an ultra-luxe penthouse occupying the top floor of the hotel. The 2,583-square-foot, two bedroom suite encompassing the entire eighth floor is set to become one of the most expensive hotel suites in the world. It will feature incredible views of the … Continued