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Luxury giant LVMH buys Caribbean hotel

Caribbean: LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton has bought the Hotel Saint-Barth Isle de France from majority owner Adventurous Journeys Capital Partners. The 39-room boutique hotel, set on the shore of Baie des Flamand, was formerly managed by the Oetker Collection, but will now be managed by LVMH, as part of

Baur au Lac announces leadership roles
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Baur au Lac announces leadership roles

Switzerland: The Baur au Lac, located on Lake Zurich, has welcomed its seventh-generation family owner alongside the arrival of a general manager.

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Belmond hires global head of development

Worldwide: Karl Bieberach has been named as senior vice president of global development for Belmond, effective 22 March 2021. Bieberach will be responsible for the expansion of Belmond’s portfolio which spans hotels, trains, river barges and safaris. He brings more than 25 years of experience to the role and has

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Belmond El Encanto appoints general manager

US: Janis Clapoff has been appointed as general manager of Belmond El Encanto located in the Santa Barbara Hills, and will oversee its 92 cottages and suites. Clapoff brings over 30 years of luxury. Hotel experience to her role, having held leadership positions at the Four Seasons Biltmore Santa Barbara,

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Louis Vuitton opens boutique hotel in St Tropez

France: Louis Vuitton Moët Hennessy (LVMH) has opened a boutique hotel in on the Place des Lices in St Tropez. On the site of the former Maison Blanche, the hotel, called White 1921, has just eight rooms, each with its own individual interior design style. All the rooms in the