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Here you can find the latest news, information and press releases from our JJW Hotels & Resorts around the world.
- Grand Hotel Wien and Vienna City Marathon launch new partnership25 November 2013
The Grand Hotel Wien and Vienna City Marathon are starting a new partnership. With 205 rooms and suites, the hotel can offer exceptionally well-appointed accommodations for a number of athletes from around the world and make a tangible contribution to the initiative started by its General Manager Horst Mayer.More News & Press
- Afternoon Tea15 October 2013
Legend has it that afternoon tea was started in the mid-1800s by the Duchess of Bedford. At the Grand Hotel Wien Afternoon Tea enjoys quite some tradition as well. It was as early as in 1900 that 5-o'clock-tea at the Grand Hotel Wien was the most fashionable social event in Vienna. Honoring this tradition, the Grand Hotel Wien now offers two different sets of Afternoon tea snacks.More News & Press
- Museums and Art Exhibitions in Paris 201404 December 2013
The chilly winter months make the warmth and comfort of Paris' many museums and galleries even more alluring. The city embraces this and so puts on an overwhelming number of exhibitions in January and February.
In early 2014, there will be exhibits at the Grand Palais, the Louvre and more, with all art of all sorts and genres on display. The Hotel Balzac is somewhat of a Parisian institution, and from it you are within walking distance of many of the attractions.More News & Press
- Cartier Exhibition at the Grand Palais04 October 2013
It was amid the romance of 1800s Paris that both The House of Cartier and Hotel Balzac came into existence. Both wove stories of sophistication and luxury, and both came to be known as Parisian institutions. From the 4th December 2013, Cartier: Style and History will exhibit diamonds and jewels from within the prestigious National Galleries of the Grand Palais. Much like the luxury Hotel Balzac, the exhibition is located close to the Champs-Élysées and its famous boutiques.More News & Press
- Art and Culture in Paris this Winter04 December 2013
During January and February, Paris becomes populated with art and museum exhibitions. The cooler weather tempts people inside and the cultural offerings are almost overwhelming. There are exhibits and attractions of all sorts and genres in Paris at this time, making it a wonderful period in which to visit the city.
Hotel de Vigny is a luxury establishment in the centre of the city, from there you can enjoy all of Paris' cultural attractions and along with the cosy cafes of the Champs-Élysées.More News & Press
- Cartier: Style and History from 4 December 2013 at The Grand Palais04 October 2013
Named after a poet of the romantic era, Hotel De Vigny is a symbol of Parisian history. Its timeless hospitality draws inspiration from days of decadence and jewels. The House of Cartier follows a similar narrative, coming into being in the mid-1800s and thriving as an icon of luxury ever since.
This December, the Cartier: Style and History exhibition will uncover the past of this illustrious jeweller from the prestigious National Galleries of the Grand Palais.More News & Press
- Louis² at Hotel La Trémoille Offers Elegant Aperitifs and Champagne07 August 2013
As evening descends on Paris, its magic flows through the grand entrance of La Trémoille and on to the enchanting Louis² Bar & Lounge, where Paris' finest congregate for pre-dinner drinks. In the bar, flowing conversation is punctuated by the clinking glasses of elegant aperitifs and fine Champagne. Join us for a drink, before an evening of exploring the picturesque 8th arrondissement.
In addition, Louis² also offers one of the finest lunch menus in the city, along with exceptional snacks and light bites.
- Christmas Parties in the River Room Starting this Sunday27 November 2013
Our Twitter competition meant Christmas came early for one lucky person and nine of his friends as they won a private festive meal in our beautiful River Room. Our chefs have created a unique menu for these intimate events, with traditional and more quirky culinary offerings available.
This one-of-a-kind soiree will mark the beginning of our festive season, and we are looking forward to welcoming many more guests to enjoy Christmas celebrations big and small.More News & Press
- Leeds: The North’s Shopping Destination12 November 2013
Retail has been an essential part of Leeds' economy throughout history, but it is within the last decade that it has grown from a modest market town into a modern shopping destination.
The Victoria Quarter, Trinity Leeds and the Corn Exchange offer shopping and lifestyle experiences matched only by London, with department stores, high-end fashion brands and independent boutiques all in abundance.More News & Press
- Christmas and New Year in Edinburgh with the Scotsman20 November 2013
Christmas is a magical time in Edinburgh filled with markets, fairs and seasonal cheer. Princes Street Gardens is transformed into a Highland Village and an ice rink, and everywhere people anticipate the big day. It isn't all over on the 25th, though, as visitors and locals alike prepare for the outdoor extravaganza that is Hogmanay... a New Year celebration of fireworks, music and revelry.
The Scotsman hotel offers comfort and luxury within easy reach of Princes Street Gardens and the rest of Edinburgh. Stay with us and make Christmas in Edinburgh even more special.
- New Lunch Menus at the North Bridge Brasserie01 November 2013
The Scotsman Hotel's North Bridge Brasserie is pleased to announce the launch of its brand new lunch menu. Executive Head Chef Paul Hart has drawn inspiration from seasonal ingredients and local produce to create an eclectic and interesting menu. As always, the dishes will be immaculately presented as they are brought to the table for our guests to enjoy.
Both the full lunch menu and the more concise set lunch menu can now be enjoyed at the North Bridge Brasserie, which is part of our five-star hotel in the centre of Edinburgh.More News & Press
- The Golf Tournament 2014 at Penina Hotel & Golf Resort02 December 2013
Penina's exclusive Golf Tournament will be taking place in April 2014... and those looking to come and test their competitive skills against some of the best golfers in Europe are in for a real treat. The tournament is staged over the course of a week and all participants will receive six night's accommodation in one of our five-star rooms, along with three stunning rounds of Championship golf, plenty of daily contests, a grand prize... and a host of action, excitement and healthy competition.More News & Press
- Winter Golf in the Algarve28 November 2013
The majority of Europe may be succumbing to the ravages of winter... but there is still one place you can go to enjoy clement weather and first rate golf. Here in the Algarve, we are blessed with some of the finest weather Europe has to offer, so if you're missing blue skies and gentle breezes... perhaps you should consider a winter getaway to the Penina Hotel & Golf Resort.
The only place in Europe to enjoy the best golf, all year round.More News & Press
- San Lorenzo Voted One of the Best Golf Courses in the World17 October 2013
San Lorenzo has once again been named as one of the world's best golf courses by Golf World magazine. The publication's Top 100 listed the course as 24th, this is the latest in a string of glittering awards for the golf course, which has been consistently voted one of the best in Europe for the last two decades.More News & Press
- JJW Hotels and Resorts to Take Over Management of Le Meridien Penina16 September 2013
JJW Hotels and Resorts has today announced that it will take over the management of Le Meridien Penina with effect from October 1, 2013. The hotel has been managed by the Starwood Group and operated as Le Meridien Penina since 2005. Starwood Group and JJW Hotels and Resorts have now mutually agreed to transfer the management of the hotel to JJW Hotels and Resorts. With effect from October 1, 2013, the hotel will be rebranded as the Penina Golf Resort.
- Formosa Park Annual Closure: New Offers on the Way09 October 2012
Formosa will be closed between 11th November 2012 and 11th January 2013 for refurbishment, maintenance and training. We will return with an exciting Spring program tailor made for your relaxing visit to the Algarve.More News & Press
- Pinheiros Altos Members Newsletter - November 201312 November 2013
October - what a month! With so many events taking place we hardly knew where to start with this newsletter. Of course, there was one that caught everyone's attention during this very busy period and that was the Wooden Spoon. This year, the Ladies team proved victorious, playing some wonderful golf that eventually led to the Gents being presented with the spoon.More News & Press
- Pinheiros Altos Members Newsletter - October 201310 October 2013
Competitive play has been at the forefront of activity at Pinheiros Altos this month. We saw the much anticipated Individual Matchplay Championships take place with an overwhelmingly large number of participants. The result was an exciting tournament with an impressive quality of golf demonstrated by all.
There are a number of exciting events coming up, and plenty of chances for the Membership to socialise and have fun. There will be a Texas Scramble and a competition with Quinta do Lago in the coming weeks...More News & Press
- Golf World Magazine Names San Lorenzo as One of the Best Courses in the World17 October 2013
Golf World magazine has just named San Lorenzo one of the best golf courses in the world, placing it 24th in its Top 100. The course was praised for hole after hole of challenging, entertaining golf, along with the intense beauty of its surroundings... and the masterful design, masterminded by leading golf golf architects Joseph Lee and Rocky Roquermore.More News & Press
- Drinking and Dining this New Year’s in Paris04 December 2013
New Year's Eve, or as it is known in France, Saint-Sylvestre, is an event traditionally marked with a grand feast, and what better way to spend your time in France than with a grand meal at one of its restaurants? Many of Paris' eateries have been award Michelin Stars and there are hundreds of famous establishments to choose from. Hotel Amarante Beau Manoir is in the centre of the city, making it the perfect place to return to after a night of celebration.More News & Press
- Cartier Exhibition in Paris’ Grand Palais04 October 2013
Cartier: Style and History with be at the National Galleries of the Grand Palais from the 4th of December 2013. Royal connections and magnificent commissions will be revealed at the exhibition, which is located close to Paris' famous Champs-Élysées. Hotel Amarante Beau Manoir is within walking distance, and shares with Cartier a deep connection with Paris and its past...More News & Press
- New Year’s Eve on the Champs-Élysées, Paris04 December 2013
New Year's Eve is a magical time is Paris with parties, lavish dinners and cocktail parties taking place across the city. Though many may decide to travel to restaurants and nightclubs all over Paris, the centre of celebration is undeniably the Champs-Élysées, where Champagne bottles are uncorked in their thousands come the stroke of midnight. Hotel Amarante Champs-Élysées is a four-star, luxury hotel, and as the name might suggest, it is perfectly located for New Year's Eve.More News & Press
- Cartier: Style and History, An Exhibition in Paris’ National Galleries 04 October 2013
The iconic wooden panelling that fronts Hotel Amarante Champs-Elysées has enticed visitors, Parisians and famous figures throughout history. The House of Cartier too enjoys a rich history, and stood alongside the hotel as Paris grew into a place of luxury and sophistication.
The Cartier: Style and History exhibition is a must see for all fans of Parisian boutique culture and will be at the Grand Palais from December.More News & Press
- Looking for an Escape to Saint Tropez this Season?14 June 2013
One of the most exciting places in the French Riviera, Saint Tropez attracts a huge number of visitors with its alluring promise of glitz and glamour. Between July and August the town is at its peak, welcoming guests from around the globe into a private world of luxury and privilege. Our luxury 4-star hotel dominates the Saint Tropez Bay and provides first class luxury in one of the grandest settings in the world.More News & Press
- Luxury River Nile Cruises: 2012 - 201328 February 2013
Sail the River Nile between the historical ports of Luxor and Aswan, stopping along the way to sightsee at the Valley of the Kings, the temple of Karnak... and some of Egypt's most famous monuments. These three and four night cruises are available from now until the end of January 2013.More News & Press
- Internet Best Price Offer at Hotel Amarante Pyramids21 May 2013
Book the Internet Best Price Offer at Hotel Amarante Pyramids in Giza Cairo. Best price available online for your stay in Giza Cairo at Hotel Amarante Pyramids in Giza Cairo.More News & Press
- Geneva at Christmas with Hotel Median Genève Aéroport16 October 2013
With the beautiful snow-capped mountains of the French Alps as a backdrop, Geneva is a place that holds all the allures and charms of a winter wonderland. The city does its upmost to create that lovely, festive feeling as its many enchanting little shops are filled with Christmas-themed trinkets and warm winter treats. With it being so close to France, and the Hotel Median Genève Aéroport, the city has quite a French feeling to it, all of which adds to its charm.More News & Press
- New Year’s Eve in Paris31 October 2013
In France, New Year's Eve (or Saint-Sylvester's Eve) is only the beginning on the celebration. Families across the country continue to celebrate throughout January. So, as you can imagine, the evening of the 31st is a spectacular event - especially in Paris. There are many events to attend, and a light show at the foot of the Eiffel Tower. So, stay with us at the Hotel Median Paris Congres and witness New Year's Eve in Paris.More News & Press
- Christmas in Paris with Hotel Median Paris Congrès16 October 2013
Hotel Median Paris Congrès is to the north of the city, overlooking it all as it comes alive with the spirit of Christmas. Paris is commonly thought of as the most romantic city in the world, and this is especially true in the winter time. The Champs-Élysées, with its design icons, cafes and fashion boutiques is populated with traditional markets and magnificent window displays... and everywhere festive lights shine.More News & Press
- Paris on New Year’s Eve 31 October 2013
New Year's Eve is a very special time in Paris where fireworks fill the air, Champagne corks pop and across the city people begin a month of celebration. There are no official fireworks displays in Paris on New Year's Eve, but many people hold celebrations with their own displays which can be seen everywhere. The City of Lights really lives up to its nickname on the 31st and each and every corner of it is covered in the sparkle of celebration.More News & Press
- Paris at Christmas Time with Hotel Median Paris Porte de Versaille16 October 2013
During Christmas, each and every corner and curve of Paris is lit up with magical lights and festive cheer. Hotel Median Paris Porte de Versaille is in the 15th arrondissement, an ideal location for those wishing to explore the centre of Paris and beyond. So, whether you want to peruse the traditional Christmas markets of the Champs-Élysées or admire the designer garb of the department stores, you'll have a convenient and comfortable base to return to.More News & Press
- A French New Year’s Eve in Paris31 October 2013
Located between the city centre of Paris and the charming Chantilly, Hotel Median Roissy CDG Airport really does offer the best of both worlds. During New Year's, you'll be spoilt for choice for things to do in Paris, with many parties, dinners and exclusive events taking place. Meanwhile, in the quieter Chantilly, there are enchanting things to see before and after your big evening of celebration.More News & Press
- Paris and Chantilly this Christmas with Hotel Median Paris Roissy16 October 2013
Hotel Median Paris Roissy enjoys an idyllic position between the romance of central Paris and the picturesque vistas of Chantilly. Both of these charming locations are within easy reach by car, and during Christmas offer enchanting experiences to visitors. The Champs-Élysées garners much attention all year round, but at Christmas time it is filled with traditional market stalls, fairy lights and magnificent window displays... making it all the more magical.More News & Press