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Le Royal Monceau – Raffles Paris strikes a pose with Printemps Haussmann

by Royal Monceau Raffles Paris on 07/25/2014 | News

Le-royal-Monceau-Printemps-palaces-230x229From July 17 to August 23, 2014, Le Royal Monceau – Raffles Paris steals the show at iconic department store Printemps Haussmann with a fashion photography window installation revealing the latest collections. To celebrate, the hotel launches a new Shopping in Paris package, available throughout the year.

Displayed across six windows at ‘Printemps de la Mode’ and ‘Printemps de l’Homme’, the stylish images, shot at Le Royal Monceau – Raffles Paris by American photographer Greg Lotus present couture items from designers Alexander McQueen, Jay Ahr and Elie Saab.

With over 485,000sqf dedicated to fashion, luxury and beauty, Printemps Haussmann (64 bd Haussmann, 75009 Paris) is the must-stop destination for high-end shopping in Paris. The store’s glamorous window displays, in partnership with Paris’ legendary Palace hotels, distinguished by their timeless elegance and outstanding service, celebrate the French Art de Vivre.

General Manager Serge Ethuin says “Le Royal Monceau – Raffles Paris has always appealed to fashionistas. With its artistic flair, brilliant contemporary design and avant-garde concept store Le Royal Eclaireur, the hotel is the epitome of Parisian chic. We are delighted to be associated with the ‘Printemps Palace’ initiative, which honours excellence in hospitality and attracts fashion-savvy, sophisticated clientele – both local and international – who are particularly fond of French luxury brands.”

‘Shopping in Paris’ from 850€ per night, including:

- Luxury accommodation in a Studio Room
- Breakfast for two at Restaurant La Cuisine
- Personal shopping at Le Royal Eclaireur
- Premium services at Printemps Haussmann
(VIP welcome, VIP card with special offer, multilingual Personal Shopper, hands-free shopping, priority tax refund, international shipping, VIP gift)
- Unlimited access to Spa My Blend by Clarins
- WiFi Internet

Information & Reservations:
bookus.paris@raffles.com | Tel: +33 (0)1 42 99 88 77

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Le Royal Monceau – Raffles Paris voted ‘Best Resort in Europe’

by Royal Monceau Raffles Paris on 07/14/2014 | News

global_traveler_awardsWe’re extremely pleased to announce that Le Royal Monceau – Raffles Paris has been voted ‘Best Resort in Europe’ by the Global Traveler Awards (US).

With this exciting new accolade, our property continues to establish itself as a top Paris destination in its own right.

Located just steps from the Champs Elysées and Arc de Triomphe, this masterpiece designed by Philippe Starck reveals brilliant, witty contemporary interiors infused with artistic flair. It features 149 luxurious rooms and suites, two stylish Michelin-starred restaurants opening onto a large terrace, a fun children’s programme, a 99-seat cinema theatre, an Art Gallery, an exclusive service of Art Concierge and an award-winning Spa My Blend by Clarins, with an indoor infinity pool bathed in daylight.

To do Paris in serious style this summer and experience first-hand what makes our hotel so special, why not take advantage of our “Rise & Shine” special offer from 625€, with daily breakfast?

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Serge Ethuin, appointed new General Manager of Le Royal Monceau – Raffles Paris

by Royal Monceau Raffles Paris on 06/19/2014 | News

Serge-Ethuin-GM-LeRoyalMonceau-230x229Raffles Hotels & Resorts has announced the appointment of Serge Ethuin as General Manager of Le Royal Monceau – Raffles Paris. One of Europe’s best-known hoteliers, Serge moves from Rome Cavalieri, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts to take up the position in Paris with immediate effect.

Peter French, President of Raffles Hotels & Resorts, said: “I am delighted to announce the news of Serge’s move to Le Royal Monceau – Raffles Paris. Serge is held in high regard within the industry and his extensive international hotel experience speaks for itself – as do the results of his past six years in Rome. During his tenure at Rome Cavalieri, the hotel went from strength to strength in sales results, reputation, staff mentoring and awards gained. I am more than confident that Serge will take Le Royal Monceau – Raffles Paris to the next level.”

Serge Ethuin has over seventeen years of professional experience as General Manager internationally. He started his career with Hilton, initially in his native France – Paris, Strasbourg and Orly – before moving on to Rome and the UK. He assumed his first posting as General Manager in 1997 in Madagascar, followed closely by Rome and Paris again, before moving in 2008 to Rome Cavalieri, Waldorf Astoria, where he has been Managing Director for the past six years.

In 2011 Serge was named Best General Manager of the Year, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts. During his tenure at Rome Cavalieri, the hotel went from strength to strength, receiving many international accolades, including “Best Hotel in the World” (Telegraph Travel Awards); the American Academy of Hospitality Services Six Star Diamond Award (2011); “Best restaurant in Italy” for Ristoranti di Bibenda; an appearance on the Condé Nast Traveller Gold List and “Best Spa in Europe” (Travel & Leisure). La Pergola Restaurant has retained its three Michelin Stars since 2006.

Serge holds a Diploma from the Hotel Management School of Strasbourg in France, and a Certificate on Asset Management from Cornell University. He succeeds Omer Acar, who is moving to Le Royal Monceau – Raffles Paris’ owning company, Katara Hospitality.

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