Considered the most luxurious address for those visiting Siem Reap and the temples at Angkor, Raffles Grand Hotel d’Angkor has just completed a comprehensive refresh. Here Breaking Travel News editor Chris O’Toole stops in the for the night
Raffles Hotel Le Royal is set in lush tropical gardens and is built around two inviting swimming pools – an oasis in the heart of Cambodian capital Phnom Penh. Here Breaking Travel News editor Chris O’Toole calls in to sample the generations of hospitality that make the property unique
The iconic hotel marked the start of a new chapter with a traditional lion dance ritual, followed by a commemorative ribbon cutting ceremony. The hotel is owned by Qatar-based Katara Hospitality and managed by Accor.
With ten restaurants across the globe, including Madrid’s Terraza del Casino, which holds two Michelin stars and two Duia Repsol suns, Paco Roncero’s most well-known restaurant is Sublimotion in Ibiza.
Raffles Grand Hotel d’Angkor has reopened its doors to guests after a six-month closure for renovations and refurbishments. One hundred and twelve of the landmark property’s 119 rooms and suites have been fully refurbished, buttressing the intrinsic appeal of the property.
Raffles Maldives Meradhoo will fully open on September 22nd. Set on the southern tip of the Maldives in the remote and pristine Gaafu Alifu Atoll, Raffles Maldives Meradhoo’s Beach Island Experience soft-opened in May.
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.