The brand will also debut in the picturesque Strasbourg later this year, in the unofficial champagne capital Reims, with a new hotel to follow in Beaune, Burgundy, in 2022.
Once the Paris hotel sector overcomes the initial period of recovery, the longer term, post-Covid-19 future looks promising, according to the latest research. The Olympic Games in 2024, for example, is expected to provide a much-needed boost to tourism, according to HVS.
Air Astana has unveiled plans for a new service from Paris to Almaty, with the route set to launch in June. The flights will operate three times a week using the carrier’s new Airbus A321LR, which entered revenue service on the Air Astana network last month.
Hotel Lutetia has unveiled the St Germain Penthouse by Coppola, designed in collaboration with legendary auteur and Parisian habitué Francis Ford Coppola. Designed by renowned architect Jean-Michel Wilmotte, the suite honours both its magical Left Bank location and the cinematic art of the director.
Molitor has appointed Laura Cuinier to the role of director of sales. She brings extensive sales experience with a focus on MICE, leisure and corporate clients, and business development with a particular focus on the UK, French and US markets.
As part of the Unbound Collection by Hyatt, a collection of distinct hotels with their own narrative, Hôtel du Louvre sits in the heart of the city’s Palais-Royal district, surrounded by the Musée du Louvre, the Comédie-Française, the Palais Garnier and Palais Royal.
Molitor has announced the appointment of Gregory Millon as general manager. Millon takes the helm during an exciting year for Molitor as it celebrates its 90th anniversary and commemorates a rich, vibrant history.
Hotel Banke has joined Autograph Collection Hotels, Marriott International’s collection of independent hotels. The property becomes the first in Paris and the fourth in France to join the portfolio of one-of-a-kind properties around the world.
Le Bristol Paris has invited guests to spend a surreal night’s sleep in the Paris Suite. The space has been reimagined by radical pop artist Bertand Lavier and transformed into a ‘live-in’ exhibit.
The Peninsula Paris has appointed Mauro Governato to the role of general manager. He began his career in the food and beverage industry, working in Michelin-starred restaurants across Europe for a 15-year period.
easyJet has launched its first flight from London Stansted to Paris Charles de Gaulle, which will operate throughout the summer. It is hoped the new route will carry over 31,000 passengers this summer.
Autograph Collection has revealed the latest addition to its portfolio, Hotel Banke. The deal marks the brand’s entry to Paris and becomes the fourth property in France.