Karl Lagerfeld to design Macau hotel
Karl Lagerfeld and a Macau casino operator announced plans for the Chanel designer to create his first hotel. The 270-room Karl Lagerfeld Hotel will open in 2017 in a 20-story tower in the gambling enclave in southern China, according to Lagerfeld and the Sociedade de Jogos de Macau.
The Standard, East Village, unveils new look
The Standard, East Village has completed renovations to give the New York City property a more intimate, residential atmosphere. Guests enter through a renovated townhouse that opens into a lobby with wood-paneled walls and a custom desk. A custom carpet by Dutch designer Richard Hutten leads into the property. The elevator lobby features an installation of resin spheres in shades of white and grey by Daniel Arsham.
Abidjan's iconic Hotel Ivoire re-opens as a Sofitel
Located in the chic Cocody district and blending French luxury with African culture, Sofitel Abidjan Hôtel Ivoire is a legendary oasis in perpetual motion. Overlooking the Ebrie lagoon and the Plateau, this 5-star hotel rises over an idyllic setting of water and flora. Emblematic across the entire African continent, the property was built by architect Moshe Mayer in 1963, and revamped in 2011.
Aloft New Orleans Downtown to open 2015
Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide announced that its Aloft brand will debut in New Orleans in 2015, following the completion of an adaptive re-use project. The historic building, located at 225 Baronne Street, will be transformed into a sleek new Aloft Hotel in the city’s central business district. The hotel will feature 188 spacious, loft-like rooms, forward-thinking technology and a lively, social atmosphere.
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