In Celebration of France’s Palace Hotels

Michelin starred chefs and general managers of these 24 prestigious hotels gather on the top of the Arc de Triomphe

An initiative to celebrate French excellence and the fact that the country hosts 24 palace hotels has been started.

All 24 hotels general managers and michelin starred chefs got together for the first time ever at the top of the Arc de Triomphe with gorgeous views on the Eiffel Tour.

Established by the French Minister of Tourism in November 2010, the Distinction Palace is designed to award official recognition to the finest 5-star hotels. They must have exceptional qualities that embody French standards of excellence and contribute to enhancing the image of France throughout the world. It is also designed to increase the profile of these establishments, especially on the international scene.