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New York: legendary Waldorf Astoria sold to Chinese company

American Corporation Hilton made a deal with a major Chinese insurance company Anbang Insurance Group, selling her one of the legendary buildings in new York — The Waldorf Astoria New York, a Grand hotel on Park Avenue. The building is made in Art Deco style and occupies an entire city block.

For the pearl new York architecture and history of the Chinese buyers paid nearly $ 2 billion, to be exact 1.95 billion Is the largest deal done in the U.S. on sales of the industry. It also has an unusual detail: the insurance company allows corporations Hilton to manage the property for the next 100 years.

In the coming years the hotel will be reconstructed, called “return to glory”, says the official statement of the representatives of the company Hilton.

The most luxurious part of the hotel — high-rise towers, where are the “presidential suites” ranging in size from 150 to 190 square meters. Continue reading

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USA. Utah. The resort “Park city” opened the ski season

Better than mountains can be only mountains

Ski resort “Park city” celebrated its fiftieth anniversary. On the opening day of the season, which took place on 23 November, guests of the resort waited for festive events, live music and gifts on the Central square of the resort. The famous brewery “Wasatch Brewery” to celebrate the anniversary of the resort prepared delicious surprises from brand beer “Golden ale”, which won the silver medal in the nomination “Witbier” at the American beer festival in 2013. The first three lifts opened at 9 a.m. on green and blue slopes. Guests on the lifts received a commemorative gift from the resort. The afternoon concert was held, during which offered free coffee, hot chocolate and fresh pastries.

Ski resort is just 35 minutes drive from international airport salt lake city is the closest ski resort from the international airport in North America. Park city offers over 100 hotels, private homes, condominiums and apartments. Continue reading

The legendary London hotel is opened after reconstruction

In London was opened after the restoration one of the best hotels in the UK and worldwide. The hotel “Savoy” is the symbol and flagship of the British hotel industry, will open its doors after years of restoration, which cost in total £ 200 million.

The British newspaper Financial Times notes that the reconstruction of the legendary hotel London cost its owners at least £ 100 million more than was included in the original project. In addition, the opening of “Savoy” was delayed by 1.5 years. This reconstruction has become one of the most expensive in the global hospitality industry.

The Savoy hotel is located in the heart of London, near the Waterfront of Queen Victoria near the Boulevard called the strand. Over the years Savoy has managed to acquire a reputation as a British standard gloss, luxury and elegance. Built in 1889, the hotel has seen many celebrities from Hollywood stars to presidents and kings. One of the first managers of the hotel was the hotel of the legendary Cesar Ritz . Continue reading

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