04:01 The Peninsula Paris 2016 | Timeless Motion Artist Talk
Introducer: Katja Henke, General Manager of The Peninsula Paris
Moderator: Thibaut Wychowanok, Chief Editor of Numéro
The Peninsula Hotels
group has a unique identity among the world’s leading luxury hotel brands. The group is owned and operated by The Hong Kong and Shanghai Hotels, Limited (HSH), incorporated in 1866. HSH has a proud heritage as Asia’s oldest hotel company still in operation. The flagship hotel opened its doors in Hong Kong in 1928, currently the brand portfolio comprises ten hotels globally.
The Peninsula Paris is a historic luxury hotel, originally known as the Hotel Majestic. It served as a field hospital for wounded officers during World War I. During World War II, it served as the headquarters of the German military high command in France during the German occupation of Paris. The building reopened in August 2014 as the current state following a complicated and costly restoration.