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Marriott opened its first resort in the Venice lagoon

A five-star resort hotel under the brand JW Marriott has opened in the Venice lagoon at the end of June. JW MARRIOTT Venice Resort&Spa is unique in that it is located on its own island, from which Venice can be reached either on boats-shuttles, or water taxis. The hotel offers guests a wonderful mix of tranquility in a peaceful green island surrounded by tastefully restored buildings of the XIX-XX century, with excursions in the beautiful bustling city that attracts millions of tourists from around the world.

Isola delle Rose or island of Roses – a small island in the Venetian lagoon, a few kilometers from Venice, artificially created in the mid-nineteenth century. At first it was used as a warehouse, in the beginning of XX century here was built the hospital. Before the first world war it was transformed into a tuberculosis sanatorium, which in different variations and intermittently worked until the early 80-ies of XX century. In the first half of the 2000s and the island has bought the international financial services company, decided to build a hotel. Continue reading

An unusual hotel

Mobile hotel in Denmark

In Denmark opened the first mobile hotel Scandic. The idea of the owners is that the hotel can be moved anywhere in the country at the request of the guests who pay for accommodation. The first night the hotel was sold at auction for 937 euros.

The hotel opening was held in the zoo of Copenhagen, and the funds received at auction, were donated to the charity, supporting rhinos in South Africa.In the future, the hotel will be transferred to the island of Bornholm, where it will run until July 21 and then “leave” on the Jutland Peninsula.

The minimum cost of accommodation is 262 euros a day, however for that amount to mobile hotel Scandic to Go, can deliver anywhere.

The hotel is a volcano in Chile

If you ever plan a trip to Chile, you should visit the hotel “the Magic mountain”, which opened in 800 km from Santiago in the reserve “Wilo-Wilo”. Continue reading

Choose a fancy hotel for your next vacation

Every year near Kiruna (Sweden), 200 km from the Arctic circle, Ice Hotel is erected. And every year for construction invite different architects and designers, so each new Ice Hotel is different from its predecessors.

Five-star the ark

The international Union of architects presented the project of the hotel, which has become a kind of Noah’s ark.

The main difference of this hotel from other resorts of this level is that it can protect its guests from the disaster of universal scale – earthquakes, tsunamis, severe flooding.

The hotel is called “floating Behemoth”, although in form it rather resembles a shell. The architects themselves call their project Ark, since the hotel should be erected on the same principle as that of Noah’s ark – uniform arrangement of ropes and arches that distribute the weight so that the structure becomes invulnerable to any of the elements.

In the design used solar panels and a rainwater collection system, i.e. “the ark” can exist autonomously. The need for artificial lighting is minimal, since the structure is transparent. Continue reading

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