Plaza Athenee: A century after its original inauguration the grand fashion avenue favourite has colonised three adjacent ...

The new seven wonders of Paris

From an Asian giant's first property to the place where the bikini was invented, here are the hotels that define the world's No.1 tourist destination.

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The essential guide to perfect Paris shopping

The French capital is a pastel box of colourful and inspiring shops, ranging from century-old family-run haberdashery to shiny new homewares store. The problem can be: where to start?

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Architectural wonder: the Sunrise Kempinksi is soon to open in China.

The most amazing new hotels opening in 2015

However you like your hotels, the upcoming year is sure to please, with architectural acrobatics, spectacular renovations and innovative technologies colluding to produce some fantastic new accommodation offerings.

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