Places and Cultures
To discover and rediscover
The world is filled with stunning beauty and remarkable cultures. For those who are ready to see beyond the beaten path and to reconnect with a local way of life, fascinating places and customs await.
Grand Mercure hotels stand ready to welcome you with eclectic experiences,
immersive design and locally relevant comforts.
Come discover our diverse collection of singular destinations.
Dramatic landscapes and a relaxed approach to life define this beautiful country.
Bursting with vitality, this vast nation is the embodiment of optimism, inclusivity and joy. Brazil’s zest for life and love of nature shines through all aspects of its culture.
One of the oldest yet most forward-looking countries in the world, China never ceases to amaze with its venerable heritage, rapid pace of change and remarkable culinary traditions.
From the Himalayan mountains to the Indian Ocean, via deserts, forests and ancient monuments, vibrant cities, opulent palaces and magnificent temples, India is an endlessly beguiling cultural melting pot.
From ancient Hindu temples to 21st-century megacities, Indonesia embraces its past and present.
You’re never far from an outdoor adventure in New Zealand, from mountain hikes to hot spring bathing or whale watching in the Hauraki Gulf, while its vibrant cities are hotbeds of Maori culture, inspiring art and creative
Passionate yet pragmatic, traditional but futuristic, this tiny island is a country of contrasts.
The past and future merge in Korea, where colourful Buddhist mountain temples contrast with gleaming office towers housing global tech giants, and high-end shopping meets traditional Han-style home cooking.
Blending sincerity with play, serenity with exuberance, Thailand is a nation filled with unexpected contrasts – making it a top destination for all who collect experiences and seek a (re)connection.
United Arab Emirates
Fast evolving and warmly welcoming, the United Arab Emirates is a land of opposites.
Spectacular scenery and a desire to balance modernity with tradition form the essence of Vietnam.