During 2012 and 2013 we had the pleasure of receiving groups from all over the world and from very diversified industries: pharmaceutical, automotive, IT, finance companies, F&B, bar associations and special interest groups. You name it, they came to France! Our France destination management company reviews some popular venue openings booked by event planning companies. Every place is unique and this mosaic forms our beautiful country. This season, we chose to zoom on Paris and the French Riviera.
Hotel Martinez in Cannes, the Mediterranean Palace in Nice, the Concorde Lafayette and the Hotel du Louvre in Paris have been officially managed by the American Group Hyatt Hotels Corporation since April 2013.
Happy 100th birthday to the Plaza Athénée
The Plaza Athénée is organizing a few major events to celebrate this unique anniversary – and pave the way for the next 100 years! In advance of the celebration of its 100th anniversary, a new cocktail “Baccarat Harcourt” – a mix of red fruits, champagne and armagnac – can be tasted at the Bar of the Plaza Athénée.
New hotel opening in the Gold Triangle of Paris
Located in the “Gold Triangle” of Paris – on the same street as where most renowned French Haute Couture Designers boast their store name and attractive store fronts – Hotel Montaigne opened in January 2013 with 27 rooms.
Peninsula Hotel opening soon
This hotel Belle Epoque that was built between 1906 and 1908 will open late this year instead of the former Hotel Majestic, just steps from the Arc de Triomphe. It will include 200 rooms of which 46 suites, 2 restaurants and a spa.
The Renovation of the Palais des Festivals in Cannes
Since 1946, the municipality of Cannes had decided to build a monument on the Croisette to receive the International Film Festival – from 15th to 26th May this year. In 1949, the inauguration of the Palais des Festivals, also called “palace Croisette” today became the Mariott Hotel Cannes.
The “All-in-one” wine vacation
3/4 hour away from Paris by train, Burgundy offers event planning companies a wide variety of white wines (Chablis, Côtes de Beaune) said to be the greatest of France. As many as 9 Relais & Châteaux can host small groups as in Château de Germigney or Hostellerie de Levernois. The “All-in-One” wine vacation is a trend nowadays.
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