Travel notes

C’est magnifique
Famous Parisian hotel Le Meurice has undergone a “sumptuous” refurbishment of its presidential suites by French interior designer Charles Jouffre. The designer aimed to create an atmosphere more akin to a stately home than a hotel, with use of drapes and high quality materials.

Souk it and see
Dar Jaguar, a five bedroom riad in Marrakech has launched a “Style in the Souk” package aimed at professional women, which offers a series of style and fashion-inspired workshops and experiences. The package costs from only £300 per person based on a booking of five double bedrooms for 10 people for a three night stay.

You’ll adore Andorra
The Sport Hotel Resorts & Spa in Andorra claims to be one of the few luxury European Alpine resorts that is open during the Autumn season. It is offering a “gastronomic package” starting at £492, based on two sharing a Junior deluxe suite on a for 2 nights, inclusive of one dinner and one lunch.

Celebrate Usain with the Jamaicans
Wish the Olympics were still on? In that case, a trip to Jamaica could be up your street, given that its inhabitants are likely to be celebrating the success of their record-breaking sprinters until Rio 2016 kicks off. The Braco Village hotel and spa in Rio Bueno is a good bet, having just picked up the 2012 Award of Excellence.