Ernst Andrea Scherz recognised as a Leading Legend
On the occasion of the Leading Hotels of the World yearly conference in Lausanne and Montreux, Ernst Andrea Scherz, second-generation owner and Director of the Gstaad Palace, was awarded the distinction of Leading Legend for his achievements on their Executive Board. During his 17-year tenure starting in 1973, LHW established itself as one of the greatest luxury hotel groups in the world that at the end of the 1980s included more than 200 Leading Hotels worldwide, as well as regional branches in the USA, Europe, Asia, Australia and Latin America.
Borgo Egnazia with its restaurant La Frasca, new in Gildo's Ristorante
Known to the media through the wedding of Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel in October 2012, the new resort advanced rapidly to become a new landmark in southern Italy. Its restaurant La Frasca is a homage to Puglian cuisine, based on tried and tasted country traditions. Under the leadership of the native Puglian Domenico "Domenicone" Consoli, his four-person team has been skilfully reinterpreting rustic Mediterranean dishes for Gildo's Ristorante since the beginning of this winter season.
Gemology Cosmetics new at the Palace Spa
The positive effects of minerals and trace elements from precious stones have now been scientifically proven and have also been introduced into the wellness sector. Gemology, a new cosmetics brand from Paris, produces these effects through the use of 19 different minerals and is now complementing the range of options on offer at the Palace Spa with its products, treatments and massages. Making this cosmetics range available at a Swiss luxury hotel for the first time.