On January 28 gala dinner for the participants of WTA St. Petersburg Ladies Trophy 2019 tournament was organized in the Montferrand ballroom of the Four Seasons Hotel Lion Palace St. Petersburg.
While most big hospitality companies offer loyalty programmes to their best guests, a new boutique lodging company Life House is trying out a brand new pricing system based on multifaceted guests’ profiles.
There are places represented in both guides – Michelin and Relais & Châteaux. One of such hotels is located in Ostuni, Italy. The beautiful 16th-century mansion of the La Sommità hotel seems to be drifting away into the white glow of the town buildings.
Bernard Arnault, CEO of LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton, announced that LVMH and Belmond, owners, part-owners or managers of 46 luxury hotel, restaurant, train and river cruise properties, have entered into an agreement for LVMH to acquire Belmond.
Emerald Palace Kempinski Dubai, five-star hotel inspired by European palaces of 18th century, has opened its doors to Dubai’s guests. The Palace by Kempinski Hotels is situated on the west part of man-made island Palm Jumeirah.
IHG has announced the opening of InterContinental Shanghai Wonderland, the hotel built into the side wall of a formerly abandoned quarry in Southwestern Shanghai. This new hotel is mostly subterranean, with two floors above ground and 16 below ground, including 2 floors underwater.
The Leading Hotels of the World, a consortium of more than 400 luxury hotels in over 80 countries, unveiled its renovated Leaders Club loyalty programme. The redesign was inspired by current members’ interests and resulted to a more flexible Leaders Club programme that recognizes and rewards members for their loyalty and provides upgraded benefits and exclusive access to the portfolio’s hotels worldwide.
On September 17 the traditional gala dinner for the participants of the international tennis tournament ATP 250 St. Petersburg Open 2018 was held at the five-star Lotte Hotel St. Petersburg. The event was organized at The Lounge, main restaurant of the hotel, MC of the party – artistic Alexander Belov.