Renaissance Paris Vendome Hotel has been unveiled following a multi-million-euro transformation of its guest rooms and public spaces
Bulgari Hotels & Resorts has signed a new hotel in Paris, scheduled to open in 2020. The new opening will follow the ones in Beijing and Dubai in 2017, Shanghai in 2018 and Moscow in 2020, and thus bring the Bulgari Hotels & Resorts collection to eight properties, including Milan, London and Bali.
International Airlines Group will launch flights to Montreal, New York, Guadeloupe and Martinique from Paris Orly from July 2018 via Level - its low cost long-haul airline brand.
The International Olympic Committee has elected Paris as host city of the 2024 Olympic Games, with Los Angeles taking on the role for 2028. The announcement, made during an IOC meeting in Lima, Peru, was considered a mere formality after a raft of bidding cities dropped out of the process.
Gare Du Nord in Paris has reopened after a security alert saw the station briefly closed. The station, in the north of the city and home to Eurostar services, was evacuated and cordoned off by heavily armed police late on Monday.
InterContinental Hotels Group has welcomed the opening of Crowne Plaza Paris – Neuilly. Located in the prestigious residential neighbourhood of Neuilly, close to the American Hospital of Paris, the 281-guest room hotel is ideal for business travellers as it is close to La Défense, the city’s major business district.
London mayor Sadiq Khan and the mayor of Paris, Anne Hidalgo, today announced new business and tourism collaborations to attract international visitors to both cities and help companies based in London and Paris to expand into new international markets.
Parisian security officials have launched a major security operation after an incident at the Louvre. A French soldier on guard at the museum opened fire on a suspected attacker.
EVA Air has announced an increased service on its Paris-Taipei route which will operate daily, non-stop flights as of Monday, October 10th. Increasing from three-times-weekly, EVA Air will continue to operate its existing service with the iconic Hello Kitty Hand-in-Hand Jet, introducing a modern, standard livery Boeing 777-300ER for the additional four flights to the European City of Light.
Two of Paris’s most famous tourist attractions, the Louvre and Musee d’Orsay, have been closed due to flooding in the French capital.
Frank Marrenbach, chief executive of Oetker Collection, has announced the recent appointment of Luca Allegri to the role of managing director of Le Bristol Paris. Allegri will take over the leadership of the award-wining Parisian palace in August 2016. He will take over from Philippe Perd who has been assigned this function temporarily on top of his role of managing director of Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc in Antibes.