Shangri-La Hotels Offer Fall Travel Experiences Around the World

Shangri-La Hotels Offer Fall Travel Experiences Around the World

While one of the busiest summer travel seasons is coming to a close, fall travel wanderlust will be no different. Travelers will continue to seek out far-flung international destinations to explore new cultures, cuisines and events. From the Toronto International Film Festival and Paris Fashion Week, to Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, we’ve rounded out some of the hottest destinations to visit this fall paired with a Shangri-La property for where to stay in each city.


Shangri-La Toronto | Ontario, Canada

One of Toronto’s biggest events, Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), is taking place from September 7-17, and Shangri-La Toronto is the official hospitality partner with exclusive offerings and celebrations, including overnight packages, a TIFF Cocktail Menu and TIFF Afternoon Tea. The hotel’s talented culinary team will create a range of Oscar-worthy cocktails and afternoon tea bites based on their favorite films from this year’s festival.  


Shangri-La Bosphorus, Istanbul | Istanbul, Turkey (pictured)

Autumn is one of the best times to visit Istanbul with less crowds, pristine weather and the N Kolay Marathon taking place on November 5. With more than 60,000 participants each year, the N Kolay Marathon unites Asia and Europe with a symbolic bridge crossing, showcasing Istanbul's unique blend of geography and culture. The hotel has also installed a series of Signature Experiences like the “East Meets West” experience and Sunset Yacht Tour to immerse guests in the local culture while indulging in the hotel's renowned Asian hospitality. Throughout the fall they will continue to roll out new experiences like an exclusive tea collaboration with Melez Tea to a Special Menu From Michelin Starred Chef Gordon Leung.

Shangri-La Paris | Paris, France

Paris Fashion Week is one of the most popular industry events, taking place from September 25 - October 3, 2023. Situated in the 16th arrondissement in the former home of Prince Roland Bonaparte, the hotel overlooks the Eiffel Tower, River Seine and the Champs-Elysées, blending European grandeur with traditional Asian hospitality. Here guests can enjoy accommodations with stunning Eiffel Tower views, savor Cantonese cuisine at the renowned Shang Palace, the only Michelin star Chinese restaurant in France, and unwind at CHI, The Spa.


Shangri-La Qaryat Al Beri | Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix is taking place from November 24-26, and located just 20-minutes away from the venue, Shangri-La Qaryat Al Beri makes the perfect home base for travelers looking to catch one of the world’s most iconic races. Beyond the races, visitors can also expect a weekend of celebrity-spotting and live music with performances by the Foo Fighters, Tiësto and more. Only an hour away, travelers can also hop over to Shangri-La Dubai for endless shopping and fine dining.


Shangri-La The Marina, Cairns | Queensland, Australia 

Tropical North Queensland is the only place on the planet where two World Heritage areas – the Great Barrier Reef and Wet Tropics of Queensland rainforests – sit side by side, and the fall is one of the best times to visit. Shangri-La The Marina, Cairns has forged partnerships with the caretakers and custodians such as Michael Anthony from Nature Navigators to discover the Mount Hypipamee National Park, embark on sustainable Coral Sea sightseeing with a Master Reef Guide or survey beneath the surface at a secret reef with Passions of Paradise.