Legendary hotels. Hotels that are famous worldwide mostly due to two reasons: the unprecedented luxury and star guests. These hotels are at the pinnacle of the pyramid of the hotel business. The Ritz, the Savoy, the Metropole, the Waldorf-Astoria – these names can be found in tourist guides next to the names of Hemingway, Monet, Presley. Legendary hotels are mentioned in the memoirs of dozens of stars and hundreds of books.
Legends hotels became, for various reasons, but mainly because of unprecedented luxury and famous guests. Luxury hotels attracted the attention of Bohemians and creative individuals. Artists, writers, millionaires and aristocrats – that’s the audience that filled the hotel lobbies and restaurants, and which is subsequently added to the hotels glory. As the most striking example is the hotel Ritz, which for nearly a hundred years is considered the best hotel of Paris. The Ritz is famous not only for its luxurious rooms. Here more than 30 years of his life was spent by the legislator in the French fashion Coco Chanel and hundreds of famous people past and present. Continue reading
Recently known Sochi “the Pearl” was not just a hotel but the Grand hotel. What is the essence of change? About it our conversation with the General Manager of the hotel Victor Tabachkova.
Victor S., “the Pearl” is one of the largest on the whole coast hotels. She is well-known for more than 40 years and our tourists, and foreigners who appreciate the proximity to the sea, spectacular objects, such as year-round pool with heated sea water. Why is she rebranding?
Victor Tabachkov: You are right, the hotel “Pearl” on the coast know well, but we set a very difficult task – to revive the glory and greatness of the once of the best hotel of Russia. Have a dream – to create a Russian network of hotels is not worse than the famous Radisson, Marriott International, Hilton Hotels, but not clones, and hotels with Russian hospitality, with our soul.
Because it employs a team that is doing everything to ensure that this goal was achieved.
I thought the guest of any country need the same things: quality service and a decent level of comfort. Continue reading