Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts

FrontRunners November 2014: TRAVEL

Shard of Class       In a city of landmarks, the Shard lords over all. The piercing 95-story, 1,016-foot-high Renzo Piano–designed structure—the new tallest building in the European Union—towers over the South Bank of the River Thames, offering unprecedented views of London’s many significant sites. Opened in May on the 34th through 52nd floors of […]

FrontRunners: Game On

Smash Hit ❖The Shangri-La Hotel, Paris (www.shangri-la.com), is offering one of the French Open’s most exclusive spectator experiences with its one-night Parisian Dream package. Priced from $1,526 per person, the experience includes box or category-one seats at the tennis tournament (May 25 to June 8), lunch at the Brasserie des Jardins de Roland-Garros, and dinner […]

Sneak Peek: Shangri-La Hotel, Lhasa, Tibet

The Shangri-La Hotel, Lhasa, beckons luxury travelers up to the roof of the world. Why Go: At 12,000 feet, Tibet’s capital city is one of the highest inhabited regions on Earth. The fifth Dalai Lama started construction of Potala Palace, the city’s iconic landmark, in 1645. Today the fortresslike red-and-white UNESCO World Heritage Site, with […]

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