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
The most prestigious hotel Grotta Giusti Natural SPA Resort is a hotels chain Small Luxury Hotels of the World. This Spa hotel complex is located in the ancient Villa of the nineteenth century between the Tuscan hills, surrounded by olive trees. The healing water from the grotto is supplied to the thermal pool and the bathrooms.
Luxurious hotel complex is located within the historic Villa of the early 19th century, surrounded by its own Park with old trees. The hotel is decorated with antique furniture and old paintings, has preserved the atmosphere and natural charm. All 58 rooms and 6 rooms category Junior Suites are elegantly refreshing style and contain such surprises for guests, like bathrooms with thermal water and trim of luxurious white marble. The hotel has a business center with conference room and small rooms for business meetings, as well as the access point to the Internet. Continue reading