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
A true tourist’s dream and one of the most exotic and romantic Islands in the world – the pearl of the Pacific – Bora Bora belongs to French Polynesia. Numerous white beaches and beautiful azure shores attract tourists in search of peace and amazing beauty of the marine world with giant stingrays and sharks. Bora Bora is a true Paradise and a world famous place to practice water sports such as diving and surfing. Every year, Bora Bora welcomes lucky winners from around the world and gives an unforgettable pastime.
No one can remain indifferent after visiting the amazing beauty of the lagoon on the island of Bora Bora. In the heart of this picturesque lagoon flaunts mountain Motu Toopua, which is a part of an extinct volcano. To continue the journey to heaven possible visit to another lagoon, white Beach, Le Meridien. Continue reading
The Grand hotel opened its doors in the distant 1874 on one of the Central streets of the Norwegian capital. Renaissance in character building of the Louis XVI stands on the main street of Oslo and serves as a “living” sample atmospheric hotel, where strictly honor the tradition and classic style. About this hotel talking, when its patron was the famous Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen. In the past century within the walls of the Grand stayed Nobel laureates and other renowned artists. By tradition, winners of the prestigious prize Alfred Nobel stay in apartment Nobel suite. where from the balcony overlooking the town square, they greet the crowd. Suite solemnly decorated and consists of an elegant living room for 6 persons and a bedroom.
The hotel has 238 rooms and 51 suites. Frequent visits of celebrities and their tastes and wishes, helped to create a real image of the hotel’s apartments, each of which has its own character and style. Continue reading