23 OCTOBER 2017

YOUR WORDS


Readers are invited to add their comments to any story. Click on the article to see and add.

BTN DISTRIBUTION

BTN also goes out by email every Sunday night at midnight (UK time). To view this edition click here.

Index

Email this Page
Bookmark

The Business Travel News
PO Box 758
Edgware HA8 4QF
United Kingdom
+44 (0)20 8952 8383
info@btnews.co.uk
© 2020 Business Travel News Ltd.

Article from BTNews 23 OCTOBER 2017

Corinthia moves in on Brussels

Work is under way in Brussels to turn a part-listed trophy property that has stood vacant for ten years into a new Corinthia hotel, in a move the hospitality company says will inject “true 5-star glamour” back into the city.

What was the Hotel Astoria in Brussels will now be fully refurbished as the Corinthia Grand Hotel Astoria. Due to open in late 2019, it will have 126 bedrooms, including 36 suites, as well as a grand ballroom restored from the original.

There will also be meeting rooms, several dining venues including a lounge restaurant, cigar lounge and brasserie, and a spa with thermal area, treatment rooms and luxury pool.

Set in a prime location on Rue Royale, the hotel was built in 1909 at the request of King Leopold II and was for many years considered to be among the world’s finest. Guests included Winston Churchill and former US president Dwight Eisenhower.

Corinthia says it is committed to restoring the property to its former glory and has allocated €80m (£71m) to the task. Chairman Alfred Pisani said: “We have earned an unparalleled reputation for restoring buildings and this will be no exception.”

www.corinthia.com/en/hotels/brussels

Index/Home page
 

OUR READERS' FINEST WORDS (All times and dates are GMT)

All comments are filtered to exclude any excesses but the Editor does not have to agree with what is being said. 100 words maximum


No one has commented yet, why don't you start the ball rolling?


Add your comment

First Name
Surname
Email Address
Company (Not obligatory)
Country/City
Comment
- You must be a registered subscriber using the email address entered to submit a comment, or you will be sent a confirmation email before your comment will appear.
- Your comment will be checked before appearing, which may take several working hours.
www.btnews.co.uk