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The Oceanographic Museum of Monaco for your “Blue” Events

Founded by Prince Albert 1 in the early 20th century, the Oceanographic Museum is known for its prestigious setting, famous aquarium, historic collections, themed exhibitions, and famed director Jacques Cousteau (from 1957 to 1988). In preparation for the celebrations of its 100th anniversary, the museum underwent an ambitious program of renovation that included its meeting space.

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A Buddha Bar in Monte-Carlo!

The famous chain just opened its latest venture in the north wing of the Monte-Carlo Casino. The premises will include a restaurant with seating for up to 160 people, and a bar which will accommodate between 80 to 100 people. A “Zen-like” ambiance has been created by carefully balancing materials, colors, objects of art, and sensuous music compiled by a talented DJ.

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Cambiaso Risso Monaco Opens a DMC Branch

For years, many American clients, including cruise lines, have relied on the professional expertise of Monaco-based Cambiaso Risso for planning shore excursions in Monaco and along the French and Italian Rivieras. In early January, an incentive and convention department was established now making Cambiaso Risso a full-service DMC operating in the Principality and southern France.

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Joel Robuchon’s Yoshi Restaurant is Awarded its first Michelin Star

Yoshi, located in the Hôtel Métropole Monte-Carlo, opened in December 2008 and serves contemporary Japanese food, reinterpreted by Joel Robuchon, the chef who can claim the most Michelin stars in the world, with 26 stars in the current Michelin Guide. The design of the restaurant reflects Joel Robuchon’s poetic and modern view of Japan.

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The Rebirth of the Monte Carlo Beach Continues

After setting her distinguished seal on the new identity of the Monte Carlo Beach which was unanimously acclaimed by the international press, India Mahdavi is pursuing the metamorphosis by revamping the hotel’s exterior. Working closely with her is landscaper, Jean Mus, who designed the Mediterranean gardens of the Monte-Carlo Bay Hotel.

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Monaco Awarded “Best Destination in the World” by TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor, the world’s most popular and largest travel community, today announced the winners of the its 2010 Travelers’ Choice Destinations Awards. The second year of the awards honors 576 of the best travel spots worldwide. TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Awards are based on millions of real and unbiased reviews and opinions from travelers on TripAdvisor.com.

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Fairmont Monte Carlo Awarded Four Prizes

This year, the Fairmont Monte Carlo has received four significant tourism awards: it received a Silver Award in the category Best Overseas Conference Hotel by readers of Conference and Incentive Travel magazine; was voted as one of the Top 100 Southern Europe Hotels by the readers of Condé Naste Travel magazine;

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Three Gold Medals for Monaco

The country may not be much bigger than New York Central Park, but the tiny Principality of Monaco walked off with three big prizes at the 2010 British Meeting and Incentive Travel Magazine Awards.

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Disneynature’s OCEANS in Theaters Across North America April 22 April 22, 2010

As 2010 marks the 100th anniversary of Monaco’s world-renowned Oceanographic Museum and Aquarium, it is fitting that the Principality, the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation and the Oceanographic Institute Foundation Albert I, Prince of Monaco – proud, longtime supporters of OCEANS - join to celebrate the launch of this extraordinary movie.

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