As counterpoise to the glassy, ultramodern hotels rising along the Persian Gulf, visionaries in Doha hatched a novel idea: a luxury getaway evoking the lantern-lit pearling villages of Qatar’s 19th-century rulers. The result is the fetching Ritz Carlton Sharq Village & Spa – an ensemble
Perfectly situated at 19 Avenue Kléber, just steps from the Arc de Triomphe, The Peninsula sits in the heart of Paris within walking distance of some of the world’s most famous monuments, museums and luxury shopping districts. It is the first European hotel in the Peninsula group, which has
The palazzo housing the Aman Canal Grande Venice, Palazzo Papadopoli, was built in 1550 by the architect and follower of Sansovino, Gian Giacomo de Grigi, as commissioned by the Coccina family. The palazzo changed hands several times between 1837 and 1864 when it was acquired by the Papadopoli
Flanked by the Spanish Steps and the Piazza del Popolo, the Hotel de Russie is in an integral part of Rome. It surely lives up to its surroundings. The hotel has a softly lit secret garden where you can clink glasses with the cognoscenti. The hotel was designed in the early 19th
Oasis of cool Opening on September 1, 2014, Raffles Istanbul is the city’s most exciting new hotel; the perfect embodiment of the new young face of an ancient city and a beacon above the Bosphorus, an oasis of calm and cool.