Karl Lagerfeld has been tapped to redesign portions of the famed Hotel Métropole in Monte Carlo. The architectural project is scheduled to debut this summer.
The collaboration between Lagerfeld and the Leading Spas of the World property comprises a makeover of the hotel’s outdoor premises, including the pool, terrace and gardens, along with a new, third Joel Robuchon restaurant.
French hotel brand Mama Shelter, voted among Europe’s trendiest properties, has announced it will expand internationally.
The company confirmed earlier this month that it plans to open a property in Los Angeles, California next year and Istanbul, Turkey this year, with further French expansion also planned in Lyon and Bordeaux over the coming months.
With the Cannes Film Festival just around the corner, the city’s hotels are already jam-packed. But if you’re lucky enough to find a room, some of the newest options are below.
The first weekend of June sees the celebration of Queen Elizabeth II’s Diamond Jubilee, with events planned across the UK and in London in particular.
If you’re heading to the British capital to catch the celebrations, here are six hotel packages fit for a queen:
A few years ago, British engineering firm Atkins won the rights to design an extravagant hotel deep within a 100-metre pit in Shanghai‘s Songjiang District.
Construction on the Intercontinental Shimao Shanghai Wonderland finally commenced last month, and the hotel is scheduled to open in early 2015.
The new St. Regis Tianjin has launched its Presidential Suite, Tianjin’s largest luxury hotel suite with “extraordinary amenities, unparalleled views and uncompromising service”, according to the Starwood property.
The 450-square-meter Presidential Suite features a 70-square-meter master bedroom with a signature St. Regis king-sized bed, separate seating area, 55” flat screen HDTV and walk-in closet.
The master bathroom has his and her marble showers and vanities, a deep bathtub whirlpool, and a dry sauna, while the guest bedroom features a king-sized bed and a 46” flat screen TV.