Rosewood Hotels & Resorts has been appointed to manage the Hôtel de Crillon in Paris. Hôtel de Crillon is currently closed while it undergoes a complete restoration lasting two years and will reopen in 2015. The current restoration will add a contemporary polish to the hotel while remaining respectful of its traditions and faithful to its character. In 2014, the brand will open hotels in Beijing, Riyadh and Baha Mar.
GHM is at it again with the announcement of its latest offering: an all-villa enclave at Jimbaran on Bali. Hot on the heels of The Chedi Andermatt, The Chedi Club Jimbaran is on track to open in the third quarter of 2014. Thirty-four butler-serviced pool villas will be available, along with a U-shaped swimming pool, dining, a cigar lounge, spa and health club.
Work has begun on the $1 billion Viceroy Dubai Palm Jumeirah project. When completed in 2017, the hotel will have 479 rooms and suites and 222 signature Viceroy Residences with views of the Arabian Sea. The hotel is at the base of The Palm Jumeirah archipelago, just 15 minutes from the city's downtown center.