Raffles Hotel



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

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

Mallorca – Spain – Hotel Formentor

On the North coast of Mallorca, in the picturesque cap de Formentor, in a small Bay with crystal clear water, is located the eponymous hotel. This five-star luxury hotel named after the Barceló Formentor, surrounded by beautiful Mediterranean pine trees and located just walking distance from the famous beach of Formentor. About difficult and interesting fate of this construction we describe in this article.

On the North coast of Mallorca . on the picturesque cap de Formentor . in a small Bay with crystal clear water, framed by ancient pines, is located the eponymous hotel.

Fast forward to 1929. He entered the world history as the year of the onset of the global financial crisis and the beginning of the great depression in the United States, but at the same time in the same year, there are new promising projects. At this time to Mallorca comes a rich Argentinean, a great fan of art, dill Adan (Adan Diehl). Continue reading

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