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    Ritz-Carlton brings legendary luxury to Switzerland

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    The Ritz-Carlton together with the Manz family have announced the completion of the renovation of The Ritz-Carlton Hotel de la Paix, Geneva, the legendary luxury hotel brand’s debut in Switzerland. Formerly known as Hotel de la Paix, Geneva, the 152-year-old hotel underwent a multi-million dollar renovation, extensive re-design and refurbishment, marking a new era in […]

    Hard Rock International to rock the Alps with Davos hotel

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    With presence in more than 70 countries across the globe, Hard Rock International is expanding its hotel portfolio to the Swiss Alps, announcing plans to open Hard Rock Hotel Davos. Working in collaboration with International Hospitality Service, the owner of Spenglers Hotel and Holsboer Residences in Davos, Hard Rock will electrify the region in December […]

    Introducing Swiss Chandolin Boutique Hotel – now open

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    Amid the pines and larch trees of the Valaisian valley, the 25-room Chandolin Boutique Hotel is a holistic expression of archetypal Alpine luxury shot through with an environmentally conscious spirit. Designed by local architecture firm Kittel SA and housed in a typically Swiss grand chalet, the hotel’s architectural identity reflects the natural splendour of its […]

    Lord Foster-designed Kulm Country Club re-opens

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    The historic Kulm Country Club, located in the grounds of the legendary Kulm Hotel St. Moritz, has re-opened following a £9.5 million refurbishment and extension overseen by British architect Lord Foster. Lord Foster, who loves the Engadine Valley and is a long-term resident of St. Moritz, said he was delighted to be able to make […]

    Burgenstock Resort Lake Lucerne to debut in summer of 2017

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    In one of the world’s most stunning settings, in a land renowned for its hospitality, a trendsetting new destination is set to debut next summer. Set on a forested ridge 2,800 feet above spectacular Lake Lucerne with views of the Rigi and Pilatus Mountains, the car-free Burgenstock Resort Lake Lucerne is spread over 148 acres […]

    Design Hotels introduces seven newcomers

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    Design Hotels is pleased to announce seven new additions joining a growing portfolio of over 290 independent hotels in more than 50 countries across the globe. Tucked inside the historic centre of the UNESCO Heritage village of Pienza, La Bandita Townhouse is a rambling palazzo set on a beautiful hill amid quiet Cobblestone streets in […]

    New spa opens at The Hotel Royal Savoy, Lausanne

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    After an investment of 100 million Swiss Francs (£77 million) and a five-year complete renovation and expansion, the transformation of the iconic Hotel Royal Savoy is now complete. The 1500sqm Le Spa du Royal which opened this June is the latest addition to the hotel. The new Le Spa du Royal features eight fabulous treatment […]

    Opinion: One-room, open-air hotel – gimmick or the future?

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    Having stayed in countless hotels, I am aware that the quality of a guest’s sleeping experience is one of the most important aspects of a stay – if not the most important. So getting the choice of bed, mattress and linens right takes thought and time. But if that’s the hotel’s only offering, you might […]