The most luxurious new hotels to visit this year

New luxury properties across the globe worth having on your itinerary this year
Curated by: Ann Abel
Published: Apr 30, 2016
The most luxurious new hotels to visit this year
The Ritz Paris

In its 118-year history the Ritz rightly became one of the world’s grandest grand hotels. But amid a luxury hotel boom in Paris the Ritz faded and, in 2011, was left off the French tourism ministry’s list of palace hotels. That spurred a three-year, $200 million-plus renovation by architect-designer Thierry Despont. The Ritz is finally set to reopen this spring, with the 71 pastel-hued rooms and 71 suites reimagined in a discreet classic style and the addition of a new Chanel spa, plus a reborn Ecole Ritz Escoffier cooking school. There’s a returning gastronomic restaurant, L’Espadon and the famed Hemingway Bar will also rise. (From $1,100,