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Hotel News – this section was specifically designed to provide you with the latest news in the world tourist industry and particularly in the sphere of the hotel business.

Increase in the field of traveling has lead to rapid growth of this particular business. Analytics predict that by 2012 the number of the new hotels will be increased by two thousand. Today, the hotel industry is considered to be one of the main tourist news providers.

Among the countries, from which most hotel news are received, the leading places belong to the U.S., Germany and the United Arab Emirates, which grand buildings are still considered to be the unique examples of hotel building. In <> section for each of these countries a separated news archive is provided.

There are also news achieves in our portal for the leading hotel corporations: Hilton, Marriott, Hyatt.

Construction of the new hotels, discounts and bonus offers, advertisement companies and job rotation, hotel ratings – Hotel News section will try to highlight the most important events in the world hotel business.

Hotels in Canada: construction of the century on the Niagara

The project on building two skyscraper hotels in Canada was approved by the local authorities and promises to be one of the most ambitious construction projects in the country over the last decade. The project is also interested due to the fact that the new hotel is expected to be built in close proximity to the famous Niagara Falls.

Hotel on the Canary Islands: reconstruction of the adult hotel

Riu Don Miguel de Grande Canarie 3* hotel on the Canary Islands will be opened on July 27, 2012 after a large-scale renovation. The reconstruction allowed changing not only the interiors, but also the target audience. Renovated hotel has decided to position itself as a hotel, which is available only for the adults.

World hotels: crazy ideas

it seems, there are still a lot of crazy ideas, which can be realized in the hotel industry. In this article we publish descriptions of a several hotels, which for some reasons can not be described as conventional hotels. Exploranter Hotel in Brazil

Hotels in Indonesia: budget expansion

The budget hotel chain Tune Hotels has big plans for Indonesia. By 2013 the company plans to open eight hotels in the country. Red Planet Hotels Limited will be the partner of Tune Hotels in this business.

Hotels in Vienna: new Leonardo

Hotels in Vienna, which during the recent times have been very popular among the tourists, are growing in numbers amid the increasing demand. Fattal Hotel Management Ltd. Company has introduced its first hotel in Austria - Leonardo Vienna. The hotel is located in the heart of the city, on the Europe Square, 100 meters from Mariahilfer, the main shopping street of Vienna.

Hotel in New York announced an amnesty to thieves

Luxury hotel in New York is ready to forgive its customers, who were unable to overcome the temptation to steal some interior items from the rooms.

The best Spanish hotels: a living history

Parador means the best hotels in Spain, which are located in the unique historical monuments: palaces, monasteries, castles and fortresses. The portal city-of-hotels.ru has already published material about the importance of Parador for the hotel industry in Spain. To put it in a nutshell is the standard of luxury accommodation, which combines exclusive service, history and architecture. In Spain today there are over one hundred paradores hotels in different parts of the country. In this article we will describe some of them.

Hilton is sure about Russia

Hilton Hotel Corporation considers Russia as one of its main markets in the near future. Here the American giant relies not only on the size of the country, but also on concrete numbers, which allow to assess more precisely the potential of the region. These figures were got from a study conducted for the Hilton Worldwide.

Harrods will open its hotels

The Harrods brand will soon be associated not only with the most famous store in London. One of the largest investment funds in the Middle East and the owner of the Harrods brand, Qatar Holding Company, decided to bring the legendary brand beyond the retail trade market. The following year the Qataris plan to build the world's first Harrods hotel in Malaysia.

Hotels with history: top 10 rebuilt hotels

Hotels in historical buildings, aristocratic mansions, castles and monasteries: fashion for staying in unique buildings is gaining popularity around the world. Nowadays there are quite enough hotels to choose the best of the best among them. Not so long ago travel website VirtualTourist.com has chosen the top 10 rebuilt hotels, which have been opened in the buildings of architectural monuments.

French hotel will host a wine festival

Luxurious five-star hotel Les Sources de Caudalie situated in the suburbs of Bordeaux will make a wonderful gift not only for its guests, but also for all wine lovers. From June 28 to July 1 the hotel will host a wine festival in Bordeaux. On the central square will be installed twelve pavilions, where anyone can appreciate the variety of local wines.

Iberostar will invest $100 million into a Mexican hotel

One of the largest hotel chains in Spain - Iberostar Hotels & Resorts - increases its presence in Mexico. The company plans to invest $100 million into a hotel project at the Nayarit resort located on the Pacific coast of Mexico.

US specialists determined the dirtiest places in hotels

In total during the analysis were taken samples from 18 different surfaces in hotels. As a result, it was found that 81% of surfaces contained fecal bacteria.

Orient Express has opened a luxury hotel in Peru

Perhaps, the most anticipated 2012 hotel opening in South America was held in Peru. Orient-Express chain introduced its newest Palacio Nazarenas hotel in Cusco, the former capital of the Inca Empire.

Giant Nazi hotel will be rebuilt in Germany

Prora is a city that once was the tourist symbol of the Nazi Germany. This small resort on the island of RĂĽgen is famous for the giant building created by the Nazis - "Prora Colossus" holiday center, which was able to receive up to 20 thousand people.

Belgian hotel occupied the clock tower

Unique project appeared on the hotel market in Belgium. Its author was a Japanese designer Tazu Rous. As part of creating new art concept of the Belgian city of Gent the Japanese built a hotel at the historic station of the city - Ghent St.Pierre.

8 million visitors are expected in Pattaya hotels

Hotels in Pattaya are ready to set a record. In 2012 the resort on the east coast of Thailand hopes to receive 8 million tourists. This figure hasn’t been reached by any resort of the country in its history.

Hotel in Stockholm: a night for a masterpiece

Stockholm is a city, which is known for a wide range of unique hotels. Among them can be found dozens of unusual examples, including the world-famous hotel-prison Langholmen. And recently another interesting hotel has appeared in Stockholm.

Moscow: new hotel exhibition in September

International Exhibition "Hotel. Equipment and technology" for the hotel industry professionals will be held in the international exhibition center Crocus Expo in Moscow from 25 to 28 September, 2012.

First Sheraton hotel in Madrid

Hotel giant Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc introduced its new hotel in Madrid. It is Sheraton Madrid Mirasierra Hotel & Spa - the first Sheraton hotel in the Spanish capital. Starwood will act as management company, while the hotel is owned by the Spanish company Comercial Mirasierra Group.

Hotels in St. Petersburg: new chef for Astoria

In April 2012 Ian Minnis became the head of the restaurant service in St. Petersburg hotels Astoria and Angleterre. Since May 2012 both hotels are waiting for change of assortment in its restaurants and bars.

Super jump from the legendary hotel in Rio

Copacabana Rio Hotel is recognized by many as one of the best hotels in Rio. The number of legendary persons, who stayed in its rooms, is almost equal to the number of stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Perhaps, the hotel’s reputation became one of the reasons why a 41-year-old Australian chose its roof for his jump.

Ibis hotel in Kiev was included into the Euro 2012 Guide

Ibis Kiev Shevchenko Boulevard hotel, which is part of the leading international hotel chain Accor Group, became the winner in the "Rising Star" category in the ranking compiled by a respected Ukrainian guide «Ukraine 2012 for the guests».

Unusual Hotels: bubble hotel in France

Sleeping in the open air with comfort and feeling safe at the same time? The newest hotel concept that combines both these factors was presented by the French designer Pierre-Stéphane Dumas.

Hotels in Asia: American Expansion

One of the world's largest hotel chains - Marriott International - announced launching of a new project on constructing major hotel complex at the Boao resort in the Chinese province of Hainan. It will become the 250th hotel of the company in Asia.

Bulgari hotel will be opened In London

Even before the opening Bulgari Hotel and Residences became one of the most expensive and luxurious hotels in the British capital. The cost of overnight stay in the hotel starts from ÂŁ440.

Hotels on Mallorca: from the hotels to Kathmandu

Spanish hotel chain Melia Hotels plans to open a new resort at the Magaluf resort on Majorca, which will offer the possibility of luxury family holiday and a large number of entertainment.

New hotel in Vietnam from Novotel

Novotel announced opening of its new hotel in Vietnam on May 16, 2012. It will be Novotel Saigon Centre located in the center of Ho Chi Minh City - the largest city in the country.

Hotel Show 2012 in Dubai

Hotel Show 2012, one of the largest exhibitions of the hotel industry in the Middle East, will be held from 15 to 17 May, 2012 in Dubai. This year the exhibition will be held for the 13th times. It is expected that this year's event will attract about 15,000 hotel industry professionals from around the world.

Hotels in Croatia: super resort from Falkensteiner

One of the largest Austrian hotel chains, Falkensteiner, has finally presented its new hotel complex in Croatia Falkensteiner Punta Skala Resort. The complex is located at the PetrÄŤane resort near the town of Zadar, on the coast of the picturesque Punta Skala peninsula.
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