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
They stayed the princes and rock stars, famous politicians and gurus, famous artists and millionaires. Every piece of furniture of hotels keeps the spirit of history, and skinali is decorated with images of your favorite idols. Luxury and celebrity guests are the main factors that distinguish luxury hotels. “Adlon”, “metropolis”, “the Ritz”, “Astoria”, “Savoy”, “Chelsea” — the legendary walls of these structures are closely connected with famous personalities, such as Nobel laureate Ernst Hemingway and the king of rock ‘ n ‘ roll Elvis Presley. Luxury apartment repeatedly become the heroes of popular songs, literary masterpieces and cinematic bestsellers. Here are just some of them.
Famous hotels — the big names
A true trendsetter is considered the French “Ritz”. And this is not surprising, because in his time in the legendary hotel lived for more than thirty years, Coco Chanel. Honored with his presence the Royal apartments the Ritz hotel, the great composer Frederic Chopin and Creator of the lyrical ballads Elton John. The walls of the hotel keep the memory of the writers, Scott Fitzgerald and Hemingway. Continue reading
To create a film about pre-war Europe Wes Anderson was inspired by old movies and old photos
On the Russian screens “Hotel “Grand Budapest”: a film made by a Texas native Wes Anderson, about Europe, what we may never see. Before filming began, Anderson traveled extensively in the Old World, looking hotels the Czech Republic, Hungary, Austria, and old movies and old photos. By his own admission, the films of the 1930s, even more than old buildings, guided him in the creation of “Grand Budapest”.
The Eastern edge of Europe. The first world war was still very fresh in the memory, the Second is about to begin. The hotel “Grand Budapest”, though placed by the Director in a fictional country called ZUBROWKA, still bears traces of the Imperial grandeur that he had inherited from Austria-Hungary. Perhaps they would disappear much faster, not serve at the hotel in the chief of all the concierges middle-aged man, attractive appearance named Gustave H (Ralph Fiennes). Continue reading