Legendary hotel in the center of Odessa will again change its name

The international hotel operator Starwood Hotels & Resorts will take under his control one of the oldest hotels in Odessa – Bristol. The owners are businessmen Borys Kaufman and Alexander Granovsky signed an agreement with the American holding. This was told by a source familiar with the negotiations, writes “Kommersant”.

Currently the hotel has 112 rooms owned by the company Vertex Hotel Group.

The management agreement for the hotel was signed on may 23. ts opening under the new name of The Luxury Collection is scheduled for December 1. Also Starwood Hotels & Resorts considered in Odessa another option – the hotel “London “. Continue reading

Moscow hotels

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


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

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