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Preferred Hotels rolls out new website

Preferred Hotels rolls out new website

With careful consideration to the balance of form and function, the new visual forward, fully-responsive website has been deftly designed to draw more qualified traffic and make a quick, impactful connection between travellers and the brand’s global portfolio of 700 independent hotels worldwide.

LVMH to acquire Belmond in US$3.2b deal

LVMH to acquire Belmond in US$3.2b deal

Luxury retailer Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton has reached a deal to acquire Belmond, owners, part-owners or managers of 46 luxury hotel, restaurant, train and river cruise properties around the world.