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
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 VIPs, it made no scares. The Imperial suites and presidential penthouses are always in high demand among the travelling elite, particularly government officials. For example, us President Barack Obama during his three-day visit to Moscow in June 2009, she filmed the entire Ritz-Carlton.
Authoritative British magazine Wealth Bulletin publishes the ratings of the most expensive hotel rooms. On the eve of the 2010 “big ten” were the following hotels.
Geneva: Hotel President Wilson
The price of the night in the Royal penthouse occupying the entire floor, is sixty-five thousand dollars. According to Wealth Bulletin, it costs almost twice as much as 2009. Despite the unprecedented high cost, book the penthouse is not easy: you have to align your intentions with the main hotel Manager. Continue reading
The hotel Ryokan Hashes in Japan is the oldest in the world
The oldest hotels in the world – today most of them are either in museums or in ruins. Because the history of the hotel began long before the emergence of the concept of the hotel. The earliest hotels can be considered as a thermal bath, which the Greeks and Romans arranged at the healing springs in the surroundings of Athens and Naples. Of the oldest hotels can also be attributed caravanserais – Inns, motels current prototypes, which were located along the roads of the legendary silk Road in the cities of the Golden Horde. In the early middle ages the functions of the hotels served and monasteries monastery monastic orders.
Today the oldest hotel in the world is located in Japan. Hotel the Hashes in the vicinity of the city Komatsu opened its doors in 717 ad. The hotel is a traditional Japanese type of Ryokan, which provides in addition to sleep and rest in the healing springs. This Ryokan Hashes in Japan offers its services to guests to this day. The hotel Hashes throughout its existence belonged to a single genus. Continue reading