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.


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


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;


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.


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.


Grand Opening Of The Black Legend Monaco - A Tribute to Motown Music Is Launched In Monaco

The Principality of Monaco has a new nightspot, The Black Legend Monaco, officially opened on October 31 at Quai Albert 1.
Antoine Chevanne, CEO of Groupe Floirat welcomed His Serene
Highness, Prince Albert II to the kick-off reception along with 1800 VIP guests and a special appearance by groups from the legendary Motown label including "The Supremes" and “Martha Reeves and the Vandellas”.


The Principality of Monaco is Celebrating One Hundred Years of Sergey Diaghilev and his Ballets Russes on 96.3FM WQXR

This fall, the Monaco Government Tourist Office is joining forces with 96.3FM WQXR, the classical station of The New York Times, to mark the centenary of cultural impresario, Sergey Diaghilev and his Ballets Russes in the enchanting Principality.

From September 8 through 30, tune-in to hear masterworks by such renowned Diaghilev contemporaries and collaborators as Igor Stravinsky, Anatoli Liadov, Michael Haydn.

Diaghilev’s extraordinary company, founded in 1909, survived a twenty-year rollercoaster ride of phenomenal successes and crippling problems - and quite simply, revolutionized ballet. A larger-than-life personality himself, he discovered (and nurtured) talented luminaries such as George Balanchine - and his genius for gathering together the most avant-garde composers of the day, Stravinsky, Rimsky-Korsakov, Ravel, Debussy and Prokofiev, and designers such as Bakst and Matisse - helped shape the Modernist movement.


Monumental Manolo Valdes Sculptures to Inhabit Monaco's Casino Gardens for the Summertime

Throughout this summer, and for the first time, the monumental works of the eminent Spanish sculptor, Manolo Valdés, will take pride of place on two mythical sites on the Côte d’Azur: the Principality of Monaco and Saint-Tropez. The Monaco exhibition, under the High Patronage of H.S.H. the Sovereign Prince of Monaco will be installed in the Monte-Carlo Casino Gardens and will feature seven massive bronze sculptures which will dominate the area. Four other sculptures will occupy several main sites in the city of Saint-Tropez, accompanied by a group of five sculptures, depicting Las Meninas, at the entrance to the citadel of Saint-Tropez.