Travel Agenda: World Ski and Snowboard festival; Palais de Tokyo; San Giorgio hotel
Friday 13 April 2012
Tomorrow: The World Ski and Snowboard festival is under way in the Canadian resort of Whistler, with freelate-night music events, art and fashion exhibitions, and extreme sports bringing the season to a jubilant close until 22 April (wssf.com).
Next week: If you're in Paris on Friday, the Palais de Tokyo contemporary art museum, pictured, is due to reopen following a 10-month renovation, with extended exhibition space, concert halls and four new cinemas just across the Seine from the Eiffel Tower (palaisdetokyo.com).
In the diary: And, as one door closes, another door opens... Design Hotels shuts its maiden pop-up retreat, the Papaya Playa in Tulum, Mexico on 5 May. Shortly after, the San Giorgio – a second short-term hotel on the Greek island of Mykonos – will start welcoming guests from 11 May to 7 October. Bookings have now opened, with B&B doubles from €150 (designhotels.com; or sangiorgio-mykonoshotel.com).
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