"The huge amount of spatial debris that is generated is a real problem for active satellites."
Italian Space Agency
""It was the start of the conquest of space by the Soviets, which nobody was expecting""
Former ESA Director of Science
"We need new initiatives at the European level to deepen the functioning of the monetary union."
Vice- President, ECB
"I agree with the Trump policy about putting additional requests to China, because China can do more."
Former US Secretary of State
"France and Germany shouldn't be bullying the other 26."
MEP, Christian Democrats
"The tradition comes from the shepherds, who cooked their meat with dasarashi, between two slates."
Chef, Gabala Khanlar
"There’s one thing architects and politicians have in common: they both love big, expensive projects."
"There is no war in Senegal. But when you wake up in the morning and you have nothing to eat, this, too, is a kind of daily battle."
Tough times for traditional hotels in France as new research shows their revenue falling, as Airbnb revealed it had dramatically increased its bookings there.
The Greek government is to pass a law taxing owners of properties who rent them out to visitors via sites like Airbnb.
It’s a dogs life.
The historic Riviera Hotel and Casino has been demolished to make room for the new convention centre expansion.
After striking poses on the red carpet, giving interviews, attending long ceremonies and parties, celebrities deserve to stay at Cannes’ best
China's Anbang raises offer for Starwood Hotels & Resorts to almost $14 billion, trying to see off Marriott International's bid.
US-based Starwood has signed a deal with Cuba's government to run two nationalised hotels in Havana becoming the first US company to invest heavily in Cuba since the 1959 Communist revolution.
A major fire has broken out at the prestigious Ritz hotel in Paris.Breaking: Fire breaks out in the Ritz Hotel in Paris via pfroissart
The tourism industry’s leading global event includes some 250 new exhibitors this year. At the 2015 World Travel Market in London, upcoming tourist
A Qatari hotel group is to buy the famous Westin Excelsior hotel in Rome for 222 million euros. The Excelsior opened its doors 1906 and became
Barcelona is booming. A little too booming for many of its inhabitants and city officials who have taken measures to clamp down on a surge of tourism
Barcelona’s new mayor has launched a one year ban on new tourist accommodation. Mayor Ada Colau says she wants to avoid a saturation of the market
One of Paris’s landmark hotels, Le Grand, has been sold to Constellation by its British-based owners Intercontinental. Europe’s second-biggest listed
More and more people are beating a path to Budapest.
The Hungarian capital is experiencing a record number of visitors and tourism in general is on
The owners of the Peninsula Paris hotel have unveiled a costly refurbishment which they hope will help lure well-heeled visitors to the French
A Hong Kong steel investment firm has agreed to pay over 345 million euros for the five-star Paris Marriott Hotel Champs-Elysees.
Kai Yuan Holdings
Dozens of luxury hotel chambermaids hit the streets in Paris to protest over low wages and working conditions.
Chambermaids say they want salaries
One of the world’s oldest luxury hotels, the Hotel de Crillon in Paris, has closed down for a two-year renovation.
At the weekend, regular guests
InterContinental Hotels is selling some of its top properties and returning the money raised to its investors. It is equivalent of 800 million
Paris’s celebrated Ritz hotel is to close its doors for two years while extensive renovations take place.
The 140m euro works are a result of