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Raffles Hotel

SARKIES BROTHERS

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.

History

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

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1. The most unusual material. Never know what they are doing of. You will be surprised.

2. The most unusual location or appearance. Owners of hotels are ready to go to any lengths to attract attention and be remembered.

The most unusual material.

5. Straw hotel.

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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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