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Culture, Pied à Terre World


September 10, 2019

The impecable intelligence and beauty of the universal creation and of the blue planet, our home.



The overwelming miracle of the existence of life and of the “World We Live In”.



The immense responsibility of the the human being to care and respect the earth,

nature and all species living in it.



A new world consciousness to build a civilization based in our universality, with no borders,

ideologies, discrimination, economic differences, wars or injustice.



The human imperative of knowledge, art, happiness, love and freedom

to make a difference to enjoy a better life.



Know the world.



Know yourself.



Become a “World Citizen” .



Be a Pied a Terre traveler.




Culture, New Properties, Pied à Terre World


September 8, 2019


“Our family” is the Pied a Terre internal social network that was designed to provide our affiliates (host and travelers with the universal tool to share their experiences and friendship around the world.

“Our family” social network shall also be the recipient to identified the personal patterns of preferences values and spirit of our community that will create the bonds within our members and with the priorities of the world we live in.

The page will allow  users:

♦  Create a unique user profile.

♦  Expand your network with other users.

♦  Post your Pied à Terre experiences and share it with other users.

♦  Request feedback on specific properties or locations from other users.

♦  Post pictures and videos of your trips with us.

♦  Create groups for certain trips or a certain event you have planned.

♦  Create a discussion forums.
Gift the Pied à Terre experience to your loved ones.

♦  Manage your reward points.

At Pied à Terre we nourish the cultural and racial diversity and this platform is a clear representation of our essence.

We have a zero tolerance policy for any type of discrimination between users weather it is racial or cultural, creating a healthy and enriched platform for our users.


Culture, New Properties, Pied à Terre World, Press, The World We Live In


September 1, 2018


Pied a Terre is happy to announce that is already preparing its second international photographic contest edition “The World we live in” that will take place on March 21th 2020 on the Chambord Castle (France).

The contest, among other things will celebrate the first anniversary of the global launching of its Pied a Terre reservation and hospitality plattform, that as today is already present in 21 countries around the world.

As it was in our first edition of the Contest, we hereby have the honor to invite our host and travelers affiliates to attend our “First World Congress” that will share and explore the important subject matter of the responsibility of the “The world we live” and the new hospitality business opportunities for our international community to create a better world.




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Global Launch of New Platform

August 16, 2018

The ceremony included famed keynote speakers and announced its plans to donate a percentage of profits to promote world peace and care for the environment.

PARIS, FRANCE – May 31, 2018 – Pied à Terre kicked off its global operations with an official launch ceremony celebrating the new home sharing platform’s innovative take on the growing international business of hospitality and positioned the company as a powerful contribution to the high-end B&B market.

The event featured two extraordinary speakers: Ami Vitale, a celebrated National Geographic photographer and Nikon Ambassador, as well as Céline Cousteau, an explorer, filmmaker, philanthropic entrepreneur, and granddaughter of the legendary Jacques Yves Cousteau.

They discussed the company’s socially responsible spirit based on a unique mission to create a powerful international community of Hosts and Travelers. A community that, as ambassadors and citizens of the world, help to promote Pied à Terre’s charge to create a better world through tolerance, art, humanity and ecological and cross-cultural values.

The first award ceremony for “The World We Live In,” an international photography contest, sponsored by Pied à Terre, was presented by Vitale. The coveted first place prize went to Fabiola Cano of Costa Rica. Her haunting photograph of a refugee camp in Greece captured the solitude and sorrow of people forced to flee the horrors of the Syrian war.

To conclude the event, President and chairman of the Board, Francisco de Paula León, personally thanked the ceremony’s international participants and discussed the company’s positive projection for the next 12 months and his goal to reach 21 countries. He made special note of Pied à Terre’s pledge to invest a percentage of all future profits to promote ecological and cultural initiatives around the world. A promise that aligns with the spirit of the company.

Ami Vitale

Magazine photographer Ami Vitale has lived in mud huts and war zones contracted malaria, and donned a panda suit—all in keeping with her philosophy of “living the story.”

She has traveled to more than 90 countries, bearing witness not only to violence and conflict but also to surreal beauty and to the enduring power of the human spirit. Recently, she has turned her lens to compelling wildlife stories, such as returning critically endangered captive born species, like the giant pandas back to the wild and attempts to save the last living northern white rhinos from extinction. Based in Montana, Vitale is a contract photographer with National Geographic magazine and frequently gives workshops throughout the Americas, Europe, and Asia.

Céline Cousteau

Céline Cousteau is a multifaceted social and environmental activist working with a variety of mediums from documentaries to art and design, consulting with corporations and foundations to public speaking. Each form shares the same message of interconnectivity between humans and the natural world.

As a documentary film director, producer, and presenter, Céline is the founder and executive director of CauseCentric Productions, creating cause focused multi-media content. Extending her family legacy and her expertise, Céline co-founded The Céline Cousteau Film Fellowship, a nonprofit program whose mission is to empower young aspiring filmmakers, creatives, and activists to inspire change through filmmaking. Her work has included being Guest Designer for Swarovski, ambassador for The TreadRight Foundation, and Member of the World Economic Forum Council on Oceans. Céline sits on the advisory boards of The Himalayan Consensus and Marine Construction Technologies. With a degree in psychology and masters in Intercultural Relations, Céline is fluent in three languages, and is currently in development of an impact campaign for her latest film, “Tribes on the Edge”.


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About Pied à Terre

August 16, 2018

Pied à Terre is an innovative international hospitality reservations platform focused on creating a global community highlighting a new consciousness about the diversity of culture, art, local gastronomy, and environmental care while generating exciting travel experiences around the world.

Our main vocational goal in the years to come will be to build a unique bond and relationship between our affiliates hosts and travelers, with the spirit to go much farther than just a pure lodging experience.

This “World Citizen” inaugurating edition of our Pied a Terre blog, is launched here simultaneously with our 31st of May celebration event:— “ The world we live in “— Photographic Contest, that took place this year at the Chambord Castle in France with the attendance of important key speakers and celebrities as Ami Vitale and Céline Cousteau, that let the world know about the spirit of our project, not just with the purpose to create a new site for an emergent generation of travelers, but with the idea, concept and business model of the creation of a journey community that share the ultimate mission and dream to contribute to make a better world.


Ariadna Pérez.    

Culture, Pied à Terre World

The Way of St. James

July 20, 2018

For more than 2000 years (since the pre-Christian era) “El Camino de Santiago” has been the most emblematic pilgrimage and travel experience in Europe. This amazing route is a journey of enlightenment, self- knowledge, and self-discovery.

El Camino de Santiago crosses different parts of the ancient world, along the way there are a set of lodges specially constructed for the attendance of pilgrims. These set of inns carry on an incomparable mystic vibe that goes beyond its physic amenities and gives an exceptional sense of warmth.

Pied à Terre as part of its Brand design adopted the famous pilgrim’s shell; the shell carried for centuries by ancient travelers who followed the Milky Way up to the end of the world in Finisterre. This shell appears on our logo as a way to express the special philosophy that inspires our company.

With this philosophy in mind, we’ve selected El Camino de Santiago as Pied à Terre ’s signature route. To book or get more information about El Camino de Santiago, visit our Routes section.