The Hotel Arts Barcelona is one of eight
Ritz-Carlton properties in Europe.
At the same time as world leaders gathered for the G8 Summit, on
July 4, Ritz-Carlton had a “Great 8” announcement of their own:
Soon there will be a range of eight Ritz-Carlton Hotels to
represent the EU, from central Europe to its outlying areas,
including Moscow and Istanbul. The leading luxury hotel brand has a
diverse collection of properties for your VIP clients. www.ritzcarlton.com
The creme of the Kremlin, clients can dine on Caspian caviar in
Jeroboam restaurant of a Three-Starred Michelin Chef inside
Moscow’s most decadent hotel: the Ritz-Carlton, Moscow, where room
rates begin at $1,000 per night. Clients can take a fascinating
flight of fancy to the heart of Russia, steeped in legends of
history and dark polished cherrywood. Boasting 334 of the largest
suites and guestrooms in the city, the hotel celebrated its grand
opening July 1.
Tverskaya Street 3-5, Moscow 125009, Russia
Hotel Arts Barcelona
Barcelona’s Hotel Arts, on the shores of the Mediterranean sea,
resembles a dazzling Bilbao-esque structure. The hotel awes guests
with its collection of contemporary Spanish art, five restaurants,
terraced gardens and a 43rd-story spa. Book artistic clients in the
Marina 19-21, Barcelona, Spain
Hotel Villa Padierna
Sumptuous Spanish sunsets are on the menu as well as Andalucian
cuisine at Hotel Villa Padierna in Spain’s Costa del Sol. On a
clear day in Marbella you can look across the sea to Africa and tee
off at the same time. Guests are pampered at Thermae Spa and Villa
Padierna Beach Club.
Ctra. de Cadiz, Km. 166, 29679 Marbella, Spain
Germany is the land of driving mach 3 on the Autobahn, attention
to detail and well-appointed guestrooms at the Ritz-Carlton,
Wolfsburf, which is part of Volkswagen’s Autostadt theme park.
Modern tributes to German science and technology abound; be it the
luminous view of the largest car factory in the world or the
jivara-pepper mousse and star aniseed ice cream.
StadtBrucke 38440 Wolfsburg, Germany
In Berlin, a star is rising with soaring architecture and stellar
cuisine at Potzdamer Platz. Clients come here for Berlin’s film
academy, 40 screens and famous film festival. At the Ritz-Carlton,
Berlin, they can be made-up in the glamorous La Prairie Spa or go
jogging through the lush woods of the Tiergarten.
Potsdamer Platz 3, 10785 Berlin, Germany
Penha Longa Hotel, Spa and Golf Resort
This vibrant rose-colored estate hotel traces its roots back five
centuries to Portuguese royalty. Located in the Estoril region of
Portugal, clients can play golf near a 14th-century monastery, dine
organically in assaMassa and make their own coffee with in room
Nespresso machines at this royal retreat.
Estrada da Lagoa Azul, Linho 2714 - 511 Sintra, Portugal
As the backdrop for “Braveheart” and “Excalibur,” County Wicklow,
celebrated for its magnificent formal gardens and stunning
woodlands, is the set for the Ritz-Carlton, Powerscourt, a 200-room
Palladian Palace, which opened this fall. Powerscourt sports two
championship-caliber golf courses and a Gordon Ramsay signature
Powerscourt Estate Enniskerry, Ireland
Sultans savor Turkish delights in the famous Dolmabahce quarter in
the heart of Istanbul at the Ritz-Carlton. Inspired by Turkey’s
rich past, Ottoman Empire artifacts welcome guests with antique
doors, cobalt blue Iznik tiles and marble floors, layered with
Turkish carpets and gilded mirrors and gold-leafed beds with views
of boats on the Bosphorus.
Suzer Plaza, Elmadag, Askerocagi Cad. No: 15 34367 Sisli Istanbul,