THE COLOSSEUM IN ROME TO GET A RETRACTABLE FLOOR LIKE IN ANCIENT TIMES

Italian authorities say they will build at the Colosseum a retractable floor in the arena, which has been without one for more than 1,000 years. They have issued a request for bids for a project that will install a new floor so that visitors can experience the Colosseum from the viewpoint of
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Christian Stan, on 13 Jan. 21, No Comments

CHAPTER ROMA, A VIBRANT CREATIVE HUB IN THE HEART OF ROME

When considering the visual concept of Chapter Roma, award-winning Johannesburg-based designer Tristan du Plessis drew inspiration both from Regola’s current incarnation as a thriving art hub, and its past life as a center for blacksmithery. The structure of the original building has been
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Christian Stan, on 8 Jul. 19, No Comments

ROME CAVALIERI, A WALDORF ASTORIA RESORT LAUNCHES NEW EXCITING EXPERIENCES

Tea with Tiepolo More than a luxury hotel, Rome Cavalieri is a living art gallery and home to a museum-worthy collection of masters’ paintings, French period furniture, rare tapestries, exquisite sculptures, and other artifacts. Rome Cavalieri invites guests to dive into the collection
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Christian Stan, on 27 Jun. 19, No Comments

HOTEL DE LA VILLE, A ROCCO FORTE HOTEL, OPENS IN ROME IN MAY

Architect Tommaso Ziffer has collaborated with Director of Design Olga Polizzi in bringing to life the aesthetics and cultural sentiments of the 18th and 19th century Grand Tour of Europe in a contemporary key. The result is a bold and vibrant feel which pervades the building offering a
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Christian Stan, on 18 Mar. 19, No Comments

INSIDE THE NEWLY REFURBISHED ST. REGIS ROME THAT COSTED 45 MILLION DOLLARS

The St. Regis Rome has raised the curtain on the new interiors by star designer Pierre-Yves Rochon, also behind luxury hotel projects like the Four Seasons Hotel George V in Paris, the Peninsula Shanghai and the Savoy in London. The idea was to preserve the classic, Old World bones of the
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Christian Stan, on 21 Dec. 18, No Comments

THE PANTHEON ICONIC HAS OPENED IN ROME! I

The Pantheon’ Iconic coveted location means there are already countless places to stay in the immediate area, but this newcomer’s glossy, contemporary style is a decidedly unique offering in a sea of old-world albergos and modest guesthouses. While its 79 rooms and suites are modernly
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Christian Stan, on 2 Jul. 18, No Comments

REDISCOVER ROME WITH A STAY AT THE STYLISH HOTEL VILON

Tucked into one of the narrow cobblestone streets that meander toward the Tiber River, Rome’s new Hotel Vilòn is a property that expertly communicates its sense of place. That said, it also has more to work with than most, as it is housed within a historic mansion that belonged to the
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Christian Stan, on 31 Mar. 18, No Comments

SMALL LUXURY HOTELS ADDS HOTELS IN ITALY AND GREECE

Eagles Villas: Halkidiki, Greece Set on a hillside on the Halkidiki Peninsula in northern Greece, this collection of luxury sea-view villas with private heated plunge pools is a newly created extension to Eagles Palace. Note: Each villa has views towards Mount Athos and the Aegean
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Christian Stan, on 17 Mar. 18, No Comments

THE ICONIC HOTEL EDEN, ROME REOPENS IN APRIL

World-renowned architect and interior designers Bruno Moinard and Claire Betaille of 4BI & Associés, together with Patrick Jouin and Sanjit Manku from Jouin Manku, were commissioned to oversee the renovation, comprising 98 spacious guestrooms and suites, a dynamic food and drink concept
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Christian Stan, on 30 Mar. 17, No Comments

TAKING A FASHION TOUR IN ROME

Designer dresses are not the first thing that springs to mind when a traveller thinks of Rome. Monuments such as St Peter's Square and the Coliseum will always be Rome's primary attractions but her fashionable side is worth attention. The Spanish Steps The Spanish Steps are iconic. Pastel
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Christian Stan, on 8 Mar. 17, No Comments