"If the bill on Supreme Court is passed, the coffin called rule of law will be shut definitely"
Ex-head, Poland's Constitutional Tribunal
""In the book of life every page has two sides: we human beings fill the upper side with our plans, hopes and wishes, but providence writes on the other side, and what it ordains is seldom our goal." Nizami Ganjavi"
"We laugh with Ariodante, we suffer, we cry with Ariodante."
"You have to become Superman, in the sense that you have to fly, literally."
"My parents got me out of bed in the middle of night to go and watch the landing"
Franck de Winne
Head of the European Astronaut Centre
"Our discovery reveals how small stars can be."
Master's Student, University of Cambridge
"MEPs don’t feel that they are doing anything which their constituents would care about."
Ex-UK parliament administrator
"All of us [...] must make sure that the local people are aware of [...] the partnership with the Chinese and they must benefit from every inch of what the Chinese people are bringing."
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
Hotel and restaurant staff in Greece have taken to the streets in a 24-hour strike to protest at their plight amid the country’s economic
As the clock counts down to the London Olympics, the tourism industry is looking forward to a bumper summer. It is the world’s greatest sporting
InterContinental Hotels has said it is looking to emerging markets, and especially China, to drive future growth.
The world largest hotelier has