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
In the new season, the organizers decided to please their guests and members of the new Playground. The venue of the International Day of Fashion selected Hotel Baltschug Kempinski . with the best in the capital, overlooking the Kremlin. One of the selection criteria was the status of the hotel as business cards and the leading business platform of Moscow. In Baltschug regularly hosts international forums, governmental conferences and presentations. The hotel “Baltschug Kempinski Moscow” the place of meetings of heads of state, politicians and cultural figures, stars of show business. The main program will be held in the spacious hall of the “atrium”.
On the selection of the new site was carried out enormous work, was attended by several agencies, reviewed more than 100 sites. “We conduct Worldwide Fashion Day at the Hotel Baltschug Kempinski – a new stage in the development of our project, because Kempinski is an internationally recognized brand with an extensive portfolio of hotels and luxury residences around the world, and most importantly, in those countries in which we plan to hold our meetings.” Continue reading
Chic at home
“Now the difference between the Four Seasons, Ritz Carlton, Best Western and Hilton, on the one hand, and boutique hotels, on the other, is primarily in the size and degree of individuality,” says architect Eric van Egeraat. The operators of the top ten global hotel chains prefer new buildings. “Boutiques”, however, fit perfectly into existing buildings, often unusual. It can be monasteries, secluded huts, museums, trains, or winery. These hotels offer guests houses in the trees, as in Brazil, or tents in the desert, both in Australia and cites examples of Anatoliy Kondratenko, development Director in Russia and CIS Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide.
“In chain hotels all the standards, all the rooms are similar everywhere one and the same unobtrusive beige gamma. Waking up, you immediately realize where you are: in Rome, Paris or London. Boutique hotel a very different look and feel due to the service, design and something elusive,” says Skorbenko. Implemented the design sometimes looks like a deliberately, somewhat grotesquely. And all in order to make a lasting impression on guests, complements Anna Isayeva, development Director at Traveller Made. Continue reading