BARTENDER NGIAM TONG BOON
The legendary hotel, the historic Raffles hotel, is the place where first goes every tourist caught in Singapore. Somerset Maugham called “Raffles” “the legendary symbol of the exotic East”. Few hotels can boast so many legendary visitors. Today, Raffles is a place visiting where you will really remember for a lifetime.
The hotel was founded in 1887 four brothers-Armenians – Yerevan, avecom, Arshak, and Martin Sarkisalmi and became part of a huge network of Asian hotels owned by them. Its name he received in honor of the founder of Singapore – Sir Stamford of Raffle. Continue reading
Scorching sun lowers the speed and the velvety rays warms the rocky coast of the volcanic island of Ischia in the Tyrrhenian sea. Here is the legendary hotel L Albergo della Regina Isabella, which became the embodiment of Italian chic 1950s.
The hotel and thermal complex was built on the site of the Greco-Roman ruins by visionary payments and serious financial injections Signor Angelo Rizzoli – known publisher and owner of the Studio.
Wall L’albergo della Regina Isabella remember luxurious outfits and love stories of many celebrities who have visited here. And Maria Callas, Alberto Sordi, Richard Burton and Liz Taylor – these are the names you can hear from the lips of local concierges. And yet the island still hovers the spirit of antiquity, when here was located the Villa of the Greek and Roman aristocrats… Continue reading
Le Richemond Geneva, nestled in the heart of the city, was opened in 1875 by the family of Armleder that has made the hotel a real landmark of Geneva. Stayed here Charlie Chaplin, Walt Disney, Louis Armstrong, Marc Chagall, Henry Kissinger, Michael Jackson, Sophia Loren, Elton John and many other celebrities. In 2004 the hotel was acquired by a famous hotel chain The Rocco Forte Collection in 2007, after a complete renovation, Le Richemond Geneva has again opened its doors. The atmosphere and design of the hotel combines exquisite luxury and respectability of last centuries, a stylish modern design and comfort of the XXI century. It offers elegant rooms with wonderful views of lake Geneva, Brunswick gardens, Old town, the Swiss Alps and Mont Blanc. Continue reading