A flagship property within Accor, the hotel is now welcoming guests and visitors, following a careful three-phased restoration, which began in February 2017. The meticulous restoration led by acclaimed interior designer Alexandra Champalimaud was also supported by Aedas, a leading global architecture and design firm.
Accor is set to debut its Raffles brand in Bahrain after signing an agreement with GFH Financial Group. The management agreement for Raffles Bahrain marks the start of a growing partnership between the two entities and consolidates Accor’s presence in the kingdom where it currently operates six properties.
Raffles Hotels & Resorts has updated plans for a property on the Palm Jumeriah in Dubai as part of its gradual expansion around the world. First unveiled in 2017, the new hotel will be the tallest building on the iconic structure when its is completed in 2021.
Raffles has announced the opening of the 21-villa property in the rare Maldivian oasis of Gaafu Alifu Atoll. Raffles Maldives Meradhoo becomes Accor’s fourth property in the Maldives and is the first under the Raffles brand.
Accor has announced two majestic hotels in India - Raffles Jaipur and Raffles Udaipur. The properties were revealed earlier in the presence of Accor chairman, Sébastien Bazin, and owner, Ratankant Sharma.
CapitaLand has successfully topped out the eighth and final skyscraper of Raffles City Chongqing as the group enters the final lap of preparation works to open the highly anticipated 1.12-million-square-metre megastructure.
Part of the Zorlu Centre in the commercial capital of Turkey, Raffles Istanbul is an oasis of luxury with towering views over the city below. Here Breaking Travel News editor Chris O’Toole calls for in for the night
Raffles Singapore opened suite reservations for stays next year, ahead of its reopening in mid-2019. The reopening of Raffles will continue to offer luxurious all-suite accommodations with an expanded suite count of 115.
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.
With Turkey now fully recovered from a brief tourism slump, Christian Hirt, general manager at Raffles Istanbul, tells Breaking Travel News about the property he leads and his ambitions for 2018.
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.