The undisputed leader of the rating of the hotel in South Africa, who held last year’s second place ranking – Singita Private Game Reserve. This is the best hotel on the continent and in the nomination “Best small hotel” composed of five unique and luxurious lodges-Safari. African hotels it is also worth noting Kirawira Camp in Tanzania and Chobe Chilwero Lodge in Botswana, located in the scenic National parks and taking the 39 and 62 respectively.
The second line in ratings belongs to the Four Seasons Resort Bali at Sayan – hotel world famous network brand, are 75 hotels around the world. It impresses with its Asian high-quality and home-meticulous service and is a leader among hotels located in the Asian hemisphere.
“Impossible is nothing” was the first thing that comes to mind when you first visit the hotel Oberoi Udaivilas, which occupies the third place in the ranking. The combination of idyllic interior of the tales of Scheherazade with a charming Asian service and modern technologies from the stories of the Lemma. Network Oberoi, founded in 1934, consists of 18 hotels located in the most exotic corners of our planet: India, Egypt, Indonesia, Mauritius and Saudi Arabia. Continue reading
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
The Swedes decided to bring new life to old aircraft. Near the airport of Stockholm four years ago, perhaps one of the most unusual hotels in the world.
To spend the night in a two-storey long-haul Boeing-747 can two thousand rubles for a bed. Each piece of the plane converted into a hotel needs: instead of economy class cabin now here’s a corridor to the rooms, and the cockpit became a Suite.
1. Swedish businessman Oscar Dios many years engaged in the management of hotels. But, apparently, the sky beckoned him more than the hotel business, and he decided to realize to combine dream with work. In 2008, the year he bought a decommissioned Boeing 747 1976 year of release, and the aircraft began a major renovation. The car was bought for 200 thousand euros, about the same Oscar has invested in retrofitting a flying giant in the hotel.
2. Climb aboard for an attached staircase, reminiscent of an air bridge or using the adjacent Elevator for the disabled and guests with heavy suitcases. At the entrance to remove your shoes, instead they give out free hotel Slippers white. Continue reading