The richness and luster: the most luxurious hotels in the world
Everyone is talking about the second wave of the crisis, but nevertheless tourists do not cease to travel and spend large sums on vacation. In turn, for sophisticated travelers who prefer an exclusive tour, continue to build new hotels. “Business Style” presents an overview of the newest luxury hotels opened in 2012.
Jungle Beach, Sri Lanka
A new resort with modern amenities, but with the atmosphere of the jungle opened in Kuchchaveli – tourist area in the Trincomalee district in Eastern Sri Lanka. This is the first environmentally friendly resort built here after the 30 year war. The opening ceremony was attended by the Minister of economic development Basil Rajapaksa. Jungle Beach is located 27 km from Trincomalee town on a strip of land between the sea and the dense thickets of the jungle. On one side of the resort overlooking the beach and ocean, and the surrounding wild Bush. The staff here are extremely helpful and attentive: and deckchair on the best place, and rolls out the blanket, and towel under his head and lay almost dust blows away from the guests. Guests can go fishing, Cycling or just to enjoy a relaxing Balinese massage.
At guests ‘ disposal stylish rooms with modern decor,soft lighting and large Windows.
In the restaurant guests can try local and international cuisine. In addition, the resort has designated areas for barbecues. For visitors with children there is a Babysitting service, and for business people a business center. The resort offers plenty of fun outdoor activities water skiing, parasailing, scuba diving, Cycling and whale watching or bird watching, excursions in Tiriya (Thiriyaya), the oldest in Sri Lanka Buddhist temple, to the hot springs or for ilmenite factory. And 7 km from Jungle Beach is the national Park of Pigeon Island, where the diving and surfing are offered to appreciate the diversity of the underwater world of the Indian ocean.
The Sofitel Mumbai BKC
Recently opened in the business district of Mumbai a business hotel The Sofitel Mumbai BKC is perfectly blended into the urban landscape of the metropolis. On its design worked the French designer Isabel of Mecha (Isabelle Miaja), which skillfully combined French chic with Indian culture. To work on this project were involved in the French and Indian painters and decorators. Especially amazes a huge metal elephant, which stands on the terrace of the Jyran restaurant. Multi-ton animal if walks on the water, delighting the guests with their beauty and size.
Among the six bars and restaurants is to provide Pondichery cafe serves Indian and French cuisine, and the restaurant Jyran, decorated in a classical Indian decor serving traditional cuisine of Northern India. Three café – L’ Artisan-Epicerie, Patisserie, Chocolatierie – decorated in true French style and will appeal to fans of chocolate, meats and cheeses. Trendy bar Diamantairie c modern design and India’s first “wine tower” – the perfect place for business meetings and get-togethers with friends.
Sofitel Mumbai BKC has nine specially equipped rooms for business meetings and conferences. Guests can also avail of the Spa So Spa and fitness centre So FIT, which is equipped with the most modern equipment for sports.
In order to accommodate all guests of the 2012 Olympics in London opened a lot of new hotels, including the first Bvlgari hotel brand in the British capital. Luxury and exquisite design are the hallmarks of this brand. Bvlgari in London became the fourth hotel for Bulgari in the world, the first three are in Milan, Tokyo and Bali.
Guests can choose from 85 rooms, including suites with an area of 200 sq m each. The hotel is equipped with private cinema, dance halls and a conference hall, spa-center with an area of 2000 sq. m and indoor swimming pool of 25 metres
The property was used London Bvlgari silver and marble. In an environment dominated by modern Italian furniture, which was custom, and even Antiques.
Palacio Nazarenas Cusco
New boutique hotel Palacio Nazarenas Orient-Express was opened this summer in one of the oldest and highest cities in Peru, Cusco. The hotel is situated in the building of the monastery of the XVI century, where a recently completed extensive restoration work.
All walls are decorated with ancient frescoes and engravings, some of which date back to the colonial heyday of Cusco, and in the library of those interested will be able to see firsthand the artifacts found during excavations.
The hotel has 55 rooms that are suites, with different levels of comfort. Some of the suites cool evenings you can warm up by the fireplace with a Cup of traditional tea here from Coca leaves, which help to adapt to high altitude pressure. From the Windows offer beautiful views of the Cathedral on Plaza de Armas and the ancient Inca city, which stands on the hill.
One of the most interesting novelties of the hotel was attached to the room’s own bar, where guests can to your liking to mix any drinks. For example, guests can choose to try to mix the famous Latin American cocktail “Pisco sour”.
The hotel also has a Spa Hypnoze, offering “authentic” treatments with traditional Peruvian ingredients: mountain flowers, pink salt, honey, avocado, herbs and coffee. The emphasis in the Spa is paid aromatherapy. And, of course, after exploring the sacred valley of the Incas, and climbing Machu Picchu travelers can relax, floating in the vast pool.
Sofitel So Bangkok
Award-winning Thai architect Smith Obaat and five well-known interior designers have joined forces with the famous French designer Christian Lacroix to make the new Sofitel So Bangkok is a masterpiece of innovative design. Inspired by the five elements, the best local designers worked on the interior design of the 238 rooms and suites. Each floor is decorated according to a certain element: water, earth, wood, metal. The fifth element – fire – is presented in the restaurant area. For example, the Water Element Room, the brainchild of designer Ponte Sahulka (Pongthep Sagulku), you can admire the magnificent views of Bangkok lying in a hot bath. In the rooms of the earth element – Earth Element Room – designer inspired prehistoric art: the walls are decorated with ancient Thai figures. Wood Element Room is a quiet abode where you can escape from the bustle of the city. The minimalist design and the bright colors in the decoration of Metal Room open doors to the world of Zen Buddhism.