Ciragan Palace Kempinski Istanbul

A luxury hotel in Turkey which once housed sultans from the Ottoman empire has knocked Parisian landmark Hotel Le Bristol from its perch to be named the best hotel in Europe.

Le Royal Monceau Raffles Paris

Le Royal Monceau Raffles Paris receives Palace rating

Le Royal Monceau is the latest top-end Paris hotel to receive the prestigious Palace rating — one step higher than five stars — from the French government.

copacabana palace hotel

Rio’s Copacabana Palace gets a makeover

The Orient-Express group, owner of the Copacabana Palace in Rio de Janeiro, has spent 20 million dollars on a massive renovation of this luxury Brazilian hotel.

Le Cheval Blanc Palace

Alpine palace Le Cheval Blanc gets 8 new luxury suites

The luxurious hotel Le Cheval Blanc at ski resort Courchevel is adding eight new suites this winter, all decorated by interior designer Sybille de Margerie.

Facade Ritz Hotel Place Vendome

Ritz Paris to close doors for two years

Paris’s Hotel Ritz, famed for generations as the city’s highest-profile luxury hotel will close for two years for an “unprecedented” renovation.

Palazzo Orsini Rome

Colosseum palace up for sale in Rome

A Renaissance palace grafted onto the top of an ancient Roman theatre is up for sale in Rome for €32 million ($42 million). Its asking price is thought to make it the most expensive property currently on sale in the Italian capital, and one of the most expensive in Europe. The 11,000 sq ft property has [...]

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