Dubai’s conglomerate Dubai World has sold and Emirati state Fund Investment Corp of Dubai (ICD) has acquired Dubai’s iconic Atlantis the Palm. located on the Crescent of alluvial miracle of the Palm Jumeirah.
The amount of the transaction that was saved for the asset the Dubai conglomerate Dubai World, were not disclosed.
Since 2008 the hotel was owned by a subsidiary of the conglomerate Dubai’s – Istithmar World and Kerzner International company. With the latter he came under the full control of in 2012. It should be noted that the ICD is owned by Emirates airline, one of the main developers Emaar Properties and Emirates NBD Bank. “Our acquisition of The Atlantis The Palm hotel. one of the main tourist attractions of Dubai, fits into our strategy to support long-term development and sustainable growth of Dubai,” said Khalifa al Dabous, Deputy Chairman of the ICD.
A five-star resort Atlantis The Palm is situated on its own 800-metre beach island palm Jumeirah in Dubai. From its Windows offer stunning views of the Arabian Gulf. It features an underwater aquarium, Dolphin swim, as well as a large aquapark. Continue reading
A couple of days ago I allowed myself to criticize the hotel business in Belarus. Not to be unfounded I now as a comparison tell you about one hotel in California, where we had a chance to spend the night during the spring touring the United States of America. Believe me, in this respect, the Americans have something to learn from the Belarusians, Russians, Lithuanians.
The hotel under the name “Sierra Sky Ranch” I have chosen and reserved in advance by Booking between moving from parks Sequoia trees and Yosemite. In such a large and expensive journey means making every hour, so take care in advance about accommodation here forced necessity. Especially because Yosemite national Park is considered the third largest number of visitors after the Grand Canyon and Yellowstone and find a free a hotel nearby not so simple.
This time I decided to fork out and booked a night in a historic hotel for $ 60. This is the sum of twice the standard prices for road motels, but that’s the beauty of America that when you are ready to pay more, I know for sure that almost always get something exceptional. This time and money spent has paid off. It was one of the most exciting nights for all the time spent in America. Continue reading
There are plenty of places where important historical events. And among these places there are hotels, which was signed historical documents, created the world famous literary works, written pattern, in General, there was a History of the human race.
So, our current rating on historical hotels.
1. Ritz Paris 5* (Paris , France )
In the early nineteenth century architect Charles Ili was rebuilt to a hotel in one of the houses. Ritz was the first hotel in the world, each room of which was fitted with a bath. The kitchen at the hotel answered the legendary chef Auguste Escoffier.
At various times it has welcomed such celebrities as Edward VII, Reza Shah Pahlavi, Charlie Chaplin, Greta Garbo, Frederic Chopin, Scott Fitzgerald, Marlene Dietrich and sir Elton John. In honor of some well-known guests have been named the most luxurious rooms. The hotel bar is actually the name of one of the regulars at the Ritz – Ernest Hemingway. It is here held its last night of Princess Diana and Coco Chanel lived at the Ritz for 30 years and died in this hotel. Continue reading