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Hotels with ghosts

Radiance. 3 hotel haunted, scared of NBA players

Recently some players “San Antonio” had to meet something not quite normal. To be precise – paranormal. According to the Texans, they faced the Ghost. This is not the first time the inhabitants of the underworld prevented NBA players on the road. Let’s play “Ghostbusters” and recall all the swarming ghosts of US hotels, which are settled by the players during away games.

Claremont Resort, Berkeley, Oakland, CA

The frightened victim . Tim Duncan, Jeff Ayres

The degree of fright . “The shining”

Resort hotel “the Claremont” situated near the Bay of San Francisco, celebrates 100 years next year. And how many people of such advanced age, the hotel complex started to kink in his old age. Continue reading

Association The Leading Hotels of The World

From 19 to 22 November in the Venice Giorgio Cini Foundation hosted the annual Congress of members of the Association The Leading Hotels of The World, uniting more than 450 luxury hotels worldwide. In addition to discussions of current issues in the hospitality industry, during the Congress was the presentation of awards to the best representatives of LHW.

Award Commitment to Excellence Awards traditionally awarded to those hotels whose concept of service is beyond the scope of the standard. Taken into account and a positive effect on their environmental, social and cultural activities. This year the winners were The Gleneagles Hotel (Perthshire, Scotland), Taj West End (Bangalore, India), Hotel Okura (Tokyo, Japan).

The winners of the prize Commitment to Quality Awards have become hotels of different regions of the world, recognized for high quality service. Continue reading

Unusual hotels of the world

For thrill-seekers was opened in Singapore luxury hotel — Marina Bay Sands . This Grand hotel comprises three 55-storey towers, dominated by a huge gondola with swimming pools and green gardens with total area of 12.4 thousand square meters.

The main infinity pool, situated under the open sky, has no visible skirting, because of what the impression that the edge of the water falls at a height, in fact, water poured over the edge into a catchment below, whence it is pumped back. Here you can also find restaurants/bars, Nightclubs and elegant casino(at 600 gaming tables and 2,300 slot machines). Singapore legalized gambling only in 2005, hoping for the casino to attract tourists. And this move paid off: after the construction in 2010, Marina Bay Sands, the influx of tourists to Singapore increased by 24 % .

The hotel has 2561 rooms, exhibition center, Museum, two large theaters, seven restaurants, two skating rinks. The construction of the hotel cost investors $ 8 billion $. Continue reading

The most expensive and luxurious hotels in the Czech Republic
Czech Republic – not a very large country, but even they were able to accommodate over 1000 different hotels, some of them very expensive, some much cheaper. In the Czech…

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The most expensive hotels in the world
Owners of luxury hotels, it seems, does not loss from the effects of the global economic crisis. In contrast, the price per night in luxury apartments are growing quickly, and…

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Tours in Sharm El Sheikh
Sharm El Sheikh - everyone knows that Egypt has become one of the popular holiday destinations of Russians. The mystique and beauty of this Arab country annually attract millions of…

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