Shangri-La hotel in Paris awarded palace status

Less than four years after its opening, Shangri-La Hotel, Paris has been granted an official ‘Palace Distinction’.

Peninsula Hotel Paris

The Peninsula Paris to open August 1

After several months of renovation and construction, the Peninsula Paris will open on August 1.

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.

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