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Six Senses Plans New Resort in Austrian Alps

15th December 2017

The property will include 80 guest rooms, 50 residences, and a small village of chalets. The Austrian Alps are best known as the iconic backdrop to Julie Andrews in the opening scene of the 1965 film The Sound of Music. Soon, however, incentive


Me Dubai

12th December 2017

Me by Meliá has revealed its debut property in the Middle East with the launch of Me Dubai at the end of 2018. Located in the heart of the  Burj Khalifa district in Downtown Dubai, Me Dubai will take residence in the 95 metre-high,


Cheval Blanc, the new luxury hotel from Louis Vuitton in Paris

11th December 2017

Cheval Blanc Samaritaine will open in Paris at the end of 2018.  It is located on the banks of the Seine and in easy walking distance of the key landmarks and museums: 6-minute walk to the Louvre Museum, a few steps to the Pont Neuf, a 10-minute


Reasons to take your event to Madrid?

30th November 2017

How about Madrid for your next event? Here are our key reasons why you should! • Comprehensive hotel offering with competitive pricing for a capital city. • Integrated transport system and second largest metro in Europe, clean and


Hyatt Centric Gran Via Madrid

28th November 2017

The Hyatt Centric Gran Vía Madrid marks the first Hyatt Centric hotel in Spain opens this month. The contemporary design and central location of this new 5 Star hotel,  just a few steps from the Madrid Metro Station make this an ideal base from


Take a look at Montreux as an event destination

24th November 2017

Last week we went on a visit to Montreux to see what it can offer to event organisers.  Montreux is just over one hour from Geneva Airport by train and a similar transfer by coach, with lovely views alongside Lake Geneva.  The railway station


Five-star Irish Castle Hotel Adare Manor reopens following restoration

23rd November 2017

Ireland has no shortage of breath-taking sights. One of the most beautiful has long been Adare Manor in County Limerick. Commissioned in the 1830s by the 2nd Earl of Dunraven -- who wanted to transform his personal home into an architectural opus


VP Hotel Espana set to open in Madrid

21st November 2017

The new 5 star VP Hotel Espana will open this month in Madrid and is located in front of the Royal Palace and Debod Temple. The hotel will have 214 bedrooms and 1420 m2 of meeting space. The Sky Bar on the 12th floor provides guests with stunning views


Movenpick The Hague

17th November 2017

Movenpick Hotels and Resorts are set to open a landmark design led property in The Hague, in the heart of one of The Netherlands’ most famous cities in 2019. Movenpick currently operate 20 venues in four European countries and the company


Marriott announce 7 new Edition hotels

16th November 2017

Boutique hotelier Ian Schrager and Marriott International are expanding their joint venture, EDITION Hotels, with seven new luxury-lifestyle hotels opening across three continents in 2018, they announced yesterday. Marriott originally unveiled


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