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
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
China has always differed from other countries with their unusual offerings in almost every sphere. Here you will be able unusually to eat, to spend the time to acquire unusual things and, of course, to stay at an extraordinary hotel. Due to great competition, many hotels come up with various ingenious suggestions to stand out from the huge number of other options. Many hotels have rooms that truly impress almost any person. Chinese designers and architects every year inventing more complex designs and designs to attract numerous tourists. Sometimes it happens that a hotel can be so powerful that he can outshine impression of the city and its attractions. Such proposals will be discussed today.
This hotel at first glance is no different from many other, if not for one small detail in the interior rooms. Each of 19 rooms of the hotel there is a small window through which you can peek behind the hotel and Vice versa. The Windows are quite small and have no doors or curtains to the visitors, Katariina share of joy from this service, was able to get rid of it. Continue reading