The Luxury Collection Hotels & Resorts, owned by Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. is a stunning hotel Alfonso XIII, which opened after a $25 million restoration that has returned the hotel to its former splendour and magnificence. The reopened hotel Alfonso XIII will be the first of four Luxury Collection hotels that have undergone multi-million dollar restoration and opening in the next 12 months. The opening of the hotel Cristina in San Sebastian which is scheduled for July 2012, and Prince de Galles Paris and The Gritti Palace in Venice will be able to accept its first guests in early 2013.
“World Luxury Collection portfolio continues to grow, so for us it is very important that we continue our investment in legendary hotels network in Europe, allowing you to emphasize the heritage and history of the brand, says Paul James (Paul James), the Head of St brands. Regis and Luxury Collection Hotels & Resorts. Hotel Alfonso XIII is a landmark in Seville since 1928, and we are very happy to provide the travelers and local residents the beauty of this special place, as well as top quality of service and style, which is famous hotels Luxury Collection”. Continue reading
Would you like to visit the hotel where they filmed your favorite movie? It’s real! Of course, films are often decorations. For example, the hotel “Grand Budapest” in the recent movie of Wes Anderson actually there and we see only the layouts of hotels in Gellert in Budapest and the Bristol Palace in Karlovy vary. But most of the hotels shown in the movie is absolutely real and here you can book a room, feeling like a Hollywood star.
1. Beverly Wilshire Hotel
The famous hotel, located on the Eastern side of the southern part of Rodeo Drive in Beverly hills. It is here that time Edward and Vivian, the main characters of “Beauty”. Only relax in a luxurious Suite, how the characters of Julia Roberts and Richard Gere, alas, will not work, because it does not exist, it was just the scenery, built in the lobby. Even within the walls of this elegant hotel filmed the drama on Entourage HBO’s. And here are always happy to take somebody from stars. At different times, stayed here, and sometimes long lived, Elvis Presley, John Lennon, Elton John, Barack Obama and even the Dalai Lama. So don’t be surprised if you meet someone from their idols in the lobby. Continue reading
Las Vegas is only 107 years old, and since its Foundation he is the center of global gaming business: the first hotel-casino the Golden Gate opened in 1906. Today in Las Vegas, more than 1700 licensed places to gamble and more than 200 thousand gaming machines. Las Vegas – a real miracle of engineering: built to the East of the Mojave desert, he is not lacking neither in electricity, nor fresh water. In 1936 was built the Hoover dam, so there were Mead and most powerful hydroelectric power plant. Gambling and entertainment industry is the basis of the economy of the city, so shy it is not made: if a new object is constructed, it needs to be the best. In Las Vegas you can see the largest gold nugget (Nevada is ranked second in the world in gold mining), the largest artificial volcano, the big sign. Out of 20 largest hotels of America 17 located in Las Vegas, and the total hotel stock in the city is 150 thousand rooms and suites. In addition, it is the brightest city on earth: Las Vegas lights 15 thousand kilometers of neon tubes.
For the first time in the movie Las Vegas appeared in 1964, and to date “played” a role in more than 40 films. Steven Soderbergh has made Las Vegas a full member of istorya three daring robberies in the performance of the team of Danny ocean. Continue reading