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The Monocle Guide to Hotels, Inns & Hideaways
Video didn’t kill the radio star and apartment-sharing apps haven’t scuppered our enduring need for hotels. It’s this sincere belief that proved to be the rallying cry for our latest book, which covers everything from hoteliers’ trade secrets to holiday recommendations.
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The secret to running a restaurant
In the latest edition of our ‘Secret to...’ series, Niklas Ekstedt opens up his acclaimed eatery – Ekstedt – and divulges some insightful tips on how to run a successful restaurant.
Entrepreneurs: Casa Bonay
Monocle Films travels to Barcelona to meet 32-year-old entrepreneur Inés Miró-Sans, who is busy shaking up the hotel industry. We check in to Casa Bonay to find the key to its success.
Time for a hospitality refresh
From nation to brand, city hall to hotel, who is doing hospitality well and offering benchmarks for experiences that are genuine, reliable and believable? This Monocle Quality of Life Conference film was the overture to the panel discussion, exploring how cities and brands make visitors and locals feel welcome.
End of an era
As the life of Tokyo's iconic Hotel Okura draws to an end, Monocle is granted exclusive access to capture on film the gracious ways of this much-loved modernist gem. Read the full article on the Hotel Okura here.
Be it an airport lounge or a cinema, feeling at ease is hugely dependent on your surroundings. Monocle films meet with the design experts crafting the warmest welcomes.
Keeping the faith
Nestled just in from the Corsica coast sits Le Couvent de Pozzo, a converted monastery that has been brought back to life as a tranquil guesthouse by owner Emmanuelle Picon. Monocle stopped by to enjoy breathtaking views over the Tyrrhenian sea and tuck in to some of Emmanuelle’s delicious French cuisine.
Hoshinoya Karuizawa Resort
In our search for places to soothe the soul, Japan delivers with holistic spas and rural retreats. For centuries the Japanese have travelled to Karuizawa to benefit from the healing hot springs and mineral waters found in the valley.
France's melting pot
Marseille is a city embracing the future while keeping its celebrated multicultural personality intact. To discover the beating heart of Marseille, Monocle Films visits three hoteliers whose establishments reflect the evolution of this heady Mediterranean city: Au Vieux Panier, Le Petit Nice and Hotel Le Corbusier.