"Martinez" (Cote d'azur, Cannes)
The world famous Martinez hotel shortly after its opening in 1929 was among the best hotels in France. Here to stay like the stars of show business. Guests were Gerard…

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Opened an unusual hotel in the centre of Vienna
In the centre of the Austrian capital – Vienna, a few days ago, opened an unusual hotel Topazz, which is shaped like a big black cylinder. A distinctive feature of…

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Known hotel chains will open hotels in Krasnaya Polyana

Two well-known hotel chain announced the construction of hotels in Sochi for the Olympics-2014. Both hotels will open to year-round ski resort “Gorki-Gorod”.

First, in 2013, will open its doors to ultra-luxury project of the network of Capella Hotels and Resorts. Capella Sochi Hotel in the architect and master of neo-classical Maxim Atayants embodies the concept of a Roman Villa with a classical façade and inner garden. The hotel will have 59 rooms, two restaurants, a lobby bar, Spa centre with pools, a ballroom, two meeting rooms and private deck access to the ski lift.

Along with individual approach to guests, attention to detail combined with all the services of the world’s luxury resorts, the Capella Sochi Hotel will also limit access for outsiders in certain areas, thus ensuring complete privacy and confidentiality of its guests. The remaining areas are restaurants. bar, Banquet and conference facilities – will be able to visit everyone. Continue reading

Last-minute trips to the Dominican Republic

The tours to Dominican Republic with departure from Moscow will be of interest to those who love beach holidays and occasionally it alternates with excursions and forays to the shops. It can be enough to lie on white sand and swim in the crystalline sea water, sitting in one of the lagoons.

The climate in this country is quite humid, but the breezes soften the heat. Short frequent showers continued in may-September, sometimes to December. The hottest time is August.

Surrounded by the beautiful nature you can participate in one of the carnivals or the Caribbean holidays and enjoy the historic buildings in the local town of Santo Domingo. Here you can visit the magnificent Cathedral, a tobacco Museum, the first monastery in the Dominican Republic, book a tour to the famous tobacco factory and just walk through the streets, passing by colonial palaces. And in La VEGA, once the former residence of the Spanish king, you will find the Shrine of our lady of Las Mercedes. Continue reading

Hotel Sacher (Sacher torte, Vienna), vintage unique hotel

There are amazing hotels in the world, unique in its kind, filled with history, legends and Hotel Sacher is a bright representative of this heritage. The history of this hotel began long before its construction by Eduard Sacher in 1876. The father of the owner of the hotel, Franz Sacher, being a 16-year-old boy on court cuisine, accidentally invented the world-famous chocolate cake sachertorte. The formulation of this confection still kept as the Apple of his eye. The cake is deservedly one of the symbols of Vienna, but now is not it, back to the hotel.

There is the hotel Sacher has over 130 years and during that time managed to change their owners. In 1934, the hotel was bought by the family Gurtler. The unique atmosphere of this hotel with the change of owners was not lost. Since the opening Hotel Sacher (Sacher torte, Vienna) loved to meet the cream of society: aristocrats, artists, politicians. Within the walls of this hotel stayed in legends. Continue reading