Hard Rock International, in collaboration with glh Hotels unveiled plans for Hard Rock Hotel London. A conversion of the existing Cumberland Hotel, once frequented by guitarist Jimi Hendrix, the upcoming project will be situated at Marble Arch on Hyde Pk. and at the crossroads of Oxford St. and Park Ln. The 900-room property is scheduled for completion in summer 2018.
Coco Chanel lived there, Princess Diana spent her last night there and Ernest Hemingway led its liberation from the Nazis – the Ritz Hotel in Paris, which reopened its doors Monday after a 4-year closure, boasts a history as rich as its clientele.
Berlin is about to shut down as many holiday apartments as it can. But while the city's nightmarish rental market needs relief, sites like Airbnb say the law won't lower rents, but will drain money from the city.