Raffles Hotels Resorts has for some time been lo
Raffles Hotels & Resorts has for some time been looking to extend its presence in Europe beyond its foothold in Paris. Its exploring hand has found welcome in Moscow and a building in the Russian capital that was raised in the seventeenth century. What became known as Chizhevskoe Podvorie is a building that is now owned jointly by the city’s government and ALT Corporation, and it is the latter’s fingers that have entwined with Raffles’. The 130-room Raffles Moscow will open in the central Kitay-gorod district of the city in 2011.