To book a hotel room, whose walls are covered with ivy, listed in the red book, or to stay in an underground hotel at a depth of 150 meters? Unusual hotels have long been one of the bright sides of the hotel business. Ratings of hotels, found an original way to offer the tourist properties are regularly published by the world’s leading travel publications.
The number of unusual hotels that currently have their services in the tourist market is so large that it is time to speak about formation of the whole industry. Ice hotels, lighthouses, castle hotels, hotels on wheels – they are available in dozens, if not hundreds of variants around the world.
Unusual hotels in each country often reflect the peculiarities of the climate of the region. Northern parts of Scandinavia is known worldwide for its hotels the needle. Hotels in the United States, in arid States, offer polyextremophiles stay in the desert or Prairie. Continue reading
Moscow hotels – not the most expensive in Europe
Consultancy PriceWaterhouseCoopers released an analysis of the development of the hotel sector in Europe and gave a forecast of its development
One of the most well-known consulting agencies in the world by PriceWaterhouseCoopers based on a study of 19 major tourism cities in Europe published the analysis of the development of the hotel sector on the continent in 2012, and gave the forecast for the development of the hotel industry in 2013.
As reported by the capital’s Committee on tourism and hotel industry, Moscow this study was not the city with the most expensive hotels, but its performance in ADR (yield per room) and RevPAR (average revenue per room sold) grew steadily in 2012 and are not going, according to analysts, to stop growth in 2013.
PWC survey based on analysis of the “health” of 19 major tourism cities in Europe, with 650 thousand hotel rooms and over 85 million international arrivals in key tourist areas of the Old world. Continue reading
It is November, which means it’s time to go to Sweden! How “why”? Admire the newly created Icehotel!
Yes, it is newly created, because this miracle of architectural thought, every autumn, is being built from scratch to the delight of many tourists.
Background Icehotel Of Jukkasjarvi
The tradition of exhibitions of the Grand ice and snow sculpture a long time ago travels the world, wandering following cold months. But in the Swedish village of Jukkasjarvi in the North of the country, decided to go further.
However, the story goes that with the usual exhibition of ice sculptures all started. In 1990 for the exhibition especially remarkable statues of the organizers of the exhibition created a whole ice Igloo — a hut from national ice blocks. In the afternoon it was often visited by numerous spectators, and one night some of the tourists even had to spend the night in the “exhibition hall”, wrapped in sleeping bags and skins, as small Jukkasjarvi hotels are unable to accommodate all who came. Continue reading