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Odessa hotel Bristol celebrates its 115th anniversary

1899 was a milestone year for various reasons. This year was born the iconic film Director Alfred Hitchcock, was patented the drug aspirin, the Bolshoi theatre hosted the premiere of Peter Tchaikovsky’s “Sleeping beauty”, at London’s famous tower “big Ben” clock was running, and in Odessa was opened as the hotel Bristol, which became one of the attractions of the city. In 2014 the hotel celebrates 115 years. Today, as more than a century ago, this hotel combines classic luxury and sophistication with cutting-edge technical solutions.

Hotel, p vstroennyy by the famous architect Alexander Bernardazzi on the place of apartment houses of merchant Naum Jurowski, instantly won the hearts of European and domestic guests.

Bristol is not in vain got its name. That was the name of the hotel in Austria, where he loved to ride wealthy locals. However, Odessa Bristol even surpassed his Austrian namesake. Its main advantages, in addition to the furnished rooms, electric light, hot water, bathroom in every room, well-trained servants.

After the October revolution, was not up to luxury hotels. In 1922-1925, the rooms converted to offices responsible railway workers. Adacore in the period of the NEP, the hotel was restored and renamed the hotel “Krasnaya”.

Then followed the trials of the great Patriotic war and Soviet public utilities. As a result of many unfounded reconstructions many authentic elements of the interior were lost. However, his spirit Bristol has retained. Continue reading

The holiday resort of Loutraki, Greece

Loutraki is a small town in southern Greece, which is considered one of the best balneological resorts in Europe. It was in Loutraki healing water rich in sodium and magnesium, flows right from the tap. For Wellness treatments and hydrotherapy course at a local medical center here come the tourists from all over Europe.

Loutraki is a recognized center of gambling tourism in Greece, is the largest casino in the Balkans. If You prefer gambling and sightseeing, holiday in Loutraki is the best fit for Your goals.

It is from this town begins the many excursions. Choose: just 22 km away from the town – the legendary Corinth, 50 km from the place of occurrence of the unique civilization Mycenae. The Acropolis is located 80 km from Loutraki. Also near the town is known to the lovers of antiquities, the temple of Hera.

For lovers of delicious dishes of Greek cuisine throughout the Loutraki promenade restaurants, cafes, taverns and bars. Each of the restaurant are decorated in an original style, and the dishes, which are served with guests, as are famous among vacationers and locals. Continue reading

The most famous hotels in the world

Skyscrapers around the world are expanding people’s ideas about technological possibilities. Many of the high-rise buildings today serve as a platform for luxury hotels, providing travellers with the ability to look from above at spreading out before them a panorama of the city. One of the most well-known hotels, which has taken some space on the skyscrapers is the hotel “The Ritz-Carlton”, which is located in Hong Kong. This hotel is located in the upper part of the building of the International Trade centre. The height of the skyscraper reaches 488 meters. Hotel “The Ritz-Carlton” Hong Kong is the proud owner of the high-rise hotel Suite, which was listed in the Guinness Book of records. Each of the 312 rooms of this hotel have a telescope. Guests can climb in the “Ozone” – the highest bar in the world. This bar serves cocktails and Asian snacks.

Still one of the tallest hotels in the world is the hotel “Park Hyatt Shanghai”. This hotel has 79 to 93 floors of the tallest building in Shanghai. The hotel is located on the territory of the World Financial Center, which reaches a height of 492 meters. The interior design of this high-rise hotel is designed in a minimalist style. On clear days, the views from the rooms, particularly impressive. Nominaiton the hotel consists of 174 double rooms. Continue reading

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Skyscrapers around the world are expanding people's ideas about technological possibilities. Many of the high-rise buildings today serve as a platform for luxury hotels, providing travellers with the ability to…

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