Raffles Hotels & Resorts News

Raffles Europejski Warsaw takes brand into Poland

Raffles Europejski Warsaw takes brand into Poland

7 June 2018 Hotel News

Amid the heady fragrance of purple and white lilac and bouquets of blossoming pink peonies sold on every street corner of this sprawling capital during early summer, comes the highly anticipated opening of Raffles Europejski Warsaw.

Raffles City Chongqing begins to take shape

Raffles City Chongqing begins to take shape

28 February 2018 Videos

CapitaLand has written a new world record as it embarks on the complex crowning process for Raffles City Chongqing, the new 1.12 million-square-metre urban district located on Chongqing’s famed Chaotianmen riverfront. 

Raffles headed to London with Old War Office deal

Raffles headed to London with Old War Office deal

15 June 2017 Hotel News

Raffles Hotels & Resorts has signed a partnership with the Hinduja Group and Obrascon Huarte Lain Desarrollos to transform the iconic Old War Office building in Whitehall into the most unique hotel and deluxe residences in London.

Clarke joins Le Royal Monceau - Raffles Paris

Clarke joins Le Royal Monceau - Raffles Paris

22 February 2017 Hotel News

Le Royal Monceau - Raffles Paris has appointed Stephanie Clarke as its new director of sales and marketing. Clarke brings years of experience in top luxury hotels to her new position in the Parisian palace.

Katara begins restoration of Raffles Hotel Singapore

Katara begins restoration of Raffles Hotel Singapore

18 October 2016 Hotel News

Raffles Hotel Singapore has announced that it will embark on a careful and sensitive restoration programme. The refurbishment of this acclaimed heritage hotel, owned by Katara Hospitality, will be conducted over three phases to ensure every detail of the programme is approached with careful consideration.

Hirt takes up leadership role at Raffles Istanbul

Hirt takes up leadership role at Raffles Istanbul

21 April 2016 Hotel News

Raffles Hotels & Resorts president Peter French has announced the appointment of Christian Hirt as general manager of Raffles Istanbul. Hirt’s career began in his native Germany and he has since gained experience in North America, Europe and Australia.

AccorHotels to acquire FRHI for $2.9bn in cash and shares deal

AccorHotels to acquire FRHI for $2.9bn in cash and shares deal

10 December 2015 Hotel News

AccorHotels has signed an agreement for the acquisition of FRHI Holdings, parent of the Fairmont, Raffles, and Swissôtel brand. “This is an outstanding opportunity to add three prestigious brands – Fairmont, Raffles and Swissôtel – to our portfolio, and a great step forward for AccorHotels,” said Sébastien Bazin, chairman, AccorHotels.