Hotel Banke, Paris Represents an Exhibition Of Mr Jordi Clos’ Private Collection

Mr Jordi Clos, owner of the Derby Hotels Collection Group, is passionate about art and a great collector of art. He is also president of the Clos Archaeological Foundation (founded in 1993), and the Egyptian Museum of Barcelona (1994). In each of his hotels (Madrid, Barcelona, London and Paris), he puts emphasis on pieces from his collection to provide the place with a unique character. One can find anything from African sculptures, to jewels, contemporary paintings, works of art dating back to Ancient Egypt, India, the Greco‐Roman Empire, Papua New Guinea… He is a true art enthusiast (antique...
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A New Four Star Boutique Hotel: ABode Hotels Open in Chester

ABode, the four star boutique hotel group member of Epoque Hotels opens its doors to Chester this Spring 2010 with a new site offering a selection of luxury rooms and suites along with choice of fine food venues, created by Michelin-starred chef, Michael Caines. The 85 room hotel, conveniently situated adjacent to Chester’s popular ‘Roodee’ racecourse offers a stylish and contemporary base for visitors to explore the city’s unique mix of Roman ruins, Gothic grandeur of Chester Cathedral as well as fabulous boutiques nested amongst The Rows, the historic two-tier shopping galleries.  Located...
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The Zetter Hotel London Announces Bistrot Bruno Loubet

Business partners Mark Sainsbury and Michael Benyan, co-owners of The Zetter hotel in London’s Clerkenwell, have announced that Bruno Loubet will join the company as chef/patron of Bistrot Bruno Loubet. Scheduled to open on Monday 22nd February 2010, Bistrot Bruno Loubet is an 85-seat restaurant, with a small lounge area, that will be open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The menus will feature Loubet’s characteristic cooking technique of modern bistrot food, and will include the trademark style of his previous significant London establishments – including Bistrot Bruno and L’Odéon....
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Top 10 Things People Steal from Hotels

(Hospitality Management Schools Blog) Why do ordinarily honest and conscientious people think that it’s okay to take things from a hotel without paying for them? My theory is that many times items in a hotel have the name of the hotel on them.  Therefore these items become souvenirs and since no one is watching you in your hotel room or other areas of the hotel it’s unlikely you will get caught.  So are we really honest people or just afraid of getting caught?  Here’s what I have found to be the Top 10 Things People Steal from Hotels. Towels. Do you really need more towels at home or...
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Epoque Hotels Moves into a New Office in Miami

We are moving to a new office. We are now located at South Beach, but in about three weeks we will be relocated in Wynwood Miami. The new Epoque Hotels building will have a beautiful view of the bay and the office is about 2300 square feet. Wynwood is famous for its art galleries, historical and centrally located neighborhood. It is a part of the Miami Design District. A diversity of skyscrapers, industrial chic lofts makes this district cultural and commercial. It is at the north of Downtown, with approximately 15,149 residents. The Wynwood Arts District is going to a rapid cultural change; the...
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