Hotel Missoni Kuwait

Hotel Missoni Opens in Kuwait

The new Missoni Hotel in Kuwait held its official launch party this week, a timely reminder that when it comes to fashion hotels, travelers just can’t get enough. Guests have been able to check in at Missoni since the hotel opened its doors in February, but this week’s star-studded launch saw three generations of the [...]

Palace

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 [...]

Giorgio Armani Hotel

Giorgio Armani bringing his hotel brand to London?

Giorgio Armani, the man behind one of the world’s biggest fashion chains, is in talks with advisers over funding to build his first hotel in Britain.

Aerial view luxury Burj Al Arab

Dubai named Middle East’s best destination

The Burj Al Arab hotel in Dubai has been voted the best hotel in the Middle East for the eighth year in a row. The plush property was one of a host of winners at this week’s World Travel Awards‘ Middle East ceremony, the first in a whistlestop World Travel Awards tour which will see [...]

hotel biltmore

Luxury Biltmore hotel coming to Middle East

Millennium & Copthorne, which owns the Biltmore brand, said that it would open a spinoff of the Los Angeles property in Abu Dhabi by 2013.

Emirates Palace Hotel in Abu Dhabi

Arabian fantasy for royal wedding

Luxury hotels in the United Arab Emirates are offering their guests an Arabian fantasy as Britain’s Prince William marries Catherine Middleton on Friday. The Emirates Palace hotel in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the UAE, promises “a majestic experience fit for a king and deserving of an emperor” and said it wants to make the [...]

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