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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Epoque Hotels at ITB Berlin 2009

At this year’s ITB in Berlin, Epoque’s staff was in attendance and showcased its collection together with its member hotels: Rocpool Reserve Hotel of Inverness, Scotland and Duge Courtyard Hotel of Beijing in China. ITB is the world’s leading Travel Trade show and the top think tank of the global tourism industry. The International Tourism Exchange (ITB) is the prime meeting place, marketplace and driving force behind the entire travel industry. With more than 180,000 visitors, amongst, over 10,000 exhibitors from 180 countries and 108,000 trade visitors, the whole variety of travelling...
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Hotel VIURA – The First True Luxury Boutique Hotel Opens In Rioja

This summer visitors to the wine region of Rioja will be able to stay at a brand new four star Hotel Viura, a member of Epoque Hotels. Named after the most widely planted white grape variety in Rioja, Viura is a new-build, contemporary hotel with 26 guestrooms and seven suites, two bars and a restaurant. Hotel Viura is the fifth hotel in the MHM portfolio, which specialises in the development, launch and management of independent hotels.  The current portfolio comprises Villa Soro and Astoria7 in San Sebastian, Iturregi in Getaria (Guipúzcoa) and Palacio Guendulain in Pamplona.  Ongoing projects...
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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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