PALACE INTRIGUE: The famous Crillon hotel on Place de la Concorde in Paris is changing hands, but the new owners remain a mystery. U.S. holding company Starwood Capital has sold the luxury palace to unnamed Saudi investors for 250 million euros, or $355 million at current exchange rates, market sources said, confirming a report in French daily Le Figaro. A spokeswoman for Starwood declined to comment. The group purchased the hotel from the Taittinger family in 2005.
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