Alsace (region), many popular
The history of Alsace - fifteen centuries of conquest, occupation, and exemptions. This region was a bone of contention between Germany and France. Only in 1918, Alsace was definitively ceded…

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The highest hotels in the world
Every tourist wants to relax in a luxurious hotel, which will open the unique beauty of the species. In this case, you should choose room which is located at a…

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The History Of The Grand Hotel Panhans

The legendary Viennese chef Vinzenz Panhans opens your hotel.

The Vienna society discovers the Semmering. Even the journey by train to the luxurious hotels on the cliffs and even more stunning viaducts and galleries gives an unforgettable experience.

Archduke Karl Franz Josef, later Emperor Karl, the last Austrian Emperor, learns to ski on the lawns of the Panhans.

More and more creative people are going to Simmering. Oskar Kokoschka, Karl Kraus, Adolf Loos, Peter Altenberg, Arthur Schnitzler, and later Gerhart Hauptmann and Stefan Zweig have found their inspiration here.

After the completion of the construction of an additional wing at the Grand Hotel Panhans with its 400 rooms is one of the largest hotel complexes in Central Europe.

With the end of the monarchy the Semmering and, therefore, the Panhans lose their customers. The Panhans family is forced to sell the hotel, and in a period of decline in the twenties the hotel changes hands several times. Continue reading

The legendary Plaza hotel in new York

In new York after three-year restoration re-opened the legendary Plaza Hotel, which is one of the architectural treasures of the United States. The most famous hotel in the world, one of the symbols of the city of new York, familiar in many movies, was closed for upgrade in 2005. The Plaza Hotel is a 19-storey building height of 76 meters in the Western part of Grand Army Plaza, near Central Park and 5th Avenue.
The restoration of the hotel cost its present owners – the Israeli company Elad Group is 400 million dollars, reports the Associated Press. Continue reading

Most unusual hotels in Spain

French publishing house Jonglez Publishing, known for its “unusual guides” on non-standard tourist routes and “secret” places of the most famous cities in the world, released in November a book called ” Unusual hotels Spain and Portugal “. The author of the guide was the journalist David Revelles and photographer Oscar Elias, who has collected material on more than 50 of the most unusual hotels in Spain .

Hotel Cabanes Als Arbres. nestled in the Catalan mountains Mancini North of Barcelona – a place where children’s dreams come true. This unusual hotel in Spain is a few huts in the trees, furnished for comfortable outdoor recreation.

El hotel Astoria 7 is set in the former Astoria cinema in San Sebastian. Each of the 102 rooms is dedicated to a personality in the history of world cinema – a famous actor or Director. Continue reading

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The most unusual hotels in the world
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10 exclusive hotels for those who want to retire from the world
Going on a trip, people usually choose not only a route and excursions, but the hotel where are staying. If you want to spend a holiday in unfamiliar surroundings, you…

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The new Spa at Hotel du Palais
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