The nhow Hotel Berlin is the first music hotel and located in the creative heart of Berlin not far from Universal Studios at Osthafen. The o2-World Berlin is also in walking distance. It is the only hotel in Europe with 2 professional music studios. Local and international DJs perform regularly at the hotel bar. All 304 hotel rooms are unusually designed and feature connection cables and charging stations for PCs, Macs, iPods, etc. This is a young, hip and trendy hotel for media professionals or party people.
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Terrace Lounge Cocktail Bar with view towards Stillwater Cove
The Lodge at Pebble Beach is part of Pebble Beach Resort and the famous 17-Mile Drive along the coast between Monterey and Carmel, California. The hotel is amidst the Pebble Beach Golf Links Club which has been the site of five U.S. Open Championships including the 2010 U.S. Open. All 161 rooms and suites feature a fireplace and a patio or balcony with stunning views of gardens or Stillwater Cove. Pebble Beach Resorts has attracted many celebrities over its history, for example Teddy Roosevelt, Charles Lindbergh, Sir Winston Churchill, Salvador Dali and Elizabeth Taylor to name but a few.
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Monday, 8th August 2011
Friday, 12th August 2011
With regard to the UK riots, tour operators suffered 330 cancellations for trips to London in the immediate aftermath, which represents less than 0.2% of all bookings. ETOA, The European Tour Operators Association, say ‘the violence had had no worse effect on bookings than a sick dog’. It did not say, however, how new bookings are affected.
The Thompson Hotel Beverly Hills is located in downtown Beverly Hills and in walking distance of the Rodeo Drive shopping area. The hotel has been designed to merge the cool aesthetic of late 1960’s design with the elegance of Beverly Hills. It has 107 stylish rooms with custom made furniture. The hotel hallways feature art work by fashion photographer Steven Klein. The rooftop bar and pool lounge of the Thompson Hotel offer stunning views over Beverly Hills, downtown Los Angeles and the Hollywood Hills.
The Thompson Hotel Group have 10 hotels in the U.S. and 1 in London but is expanding to Canada and Korea with properties in Toronto and Seoul. Their first project was Sixty Thompson in New York, a luxury boutique hotel which opened in 2001. All Thompson hotels are meant to attract an urban, bohemian clientele by offering “quiet luxury”.
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The Avatar Hotel Santa Clara is great for a stay in Silicon Valley. It’s just opposite Santa Clara’s Yahoo headquarters. All 167 guest rooms of this 3-star hotel are modern and reflect the spirit of the area. Being also a business hotel, there still is an happy hour with complimentary wine and hors d’oeuvres every evening. Breakfast is at the attached IHOP restaurant. The Avatar Hotel also has an outdoor pool.
Joie de Vivre is a collection of 35 boutique hotels located in California. They are mainly 3-star hotels and 4-star hotels, all with their own special character from fancy, modern to romantic or even in Japanese style.
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