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The older advertisements of hotels

Going out to breathe the fresh sea air one evening on the balcony of our office, we discussed recently viewed ads one of the hotel chains. Dark, frogs singing near the office and lyrical mood draw us into the conversation about the past.

I wonder what was advertised of in the last century? The next day we found on the Internet the answer to this question. Let’s look at the old advertisements.

In the early twentieth century a clear competitive advantage was in the hotel steam heating. In the ad below, it looks like a comma is missing before the word Elevator, for information about electric light “Elevator” on the Internet we have found.

But we learned that for the first time lift at the hotel appeared in London in 1869. It was hydraulic, that is, raised of guests on the 5th floor of the hotel with water. By the way, surprisingly, in London, this hotel is now The Grosvenor Hotel. Which is not true of first-class hotel “London” from Tiflis (Tbilisi). Advertisers (hehe) of emphasized a reading room, a garden with river views and reasonable prices. Although the story tells that there was even a casino and the cost was quite high. Continue reading

The legendary hotel of Mauritius is opened after restoration

The fifth of November in the North-West coast of Mauritius will open a five-star Trou aux Biches.

Although the hotel is only rebuilt, Trou aux Biches is not a new hotel, rather updated. Trou aux Biches Mauritius belongs to the hotel chain Beachcomber Hotels and was built in 1979. For 30 years, this romantic place was perfect for couples and for honeymoon. Many hundreds of couples associate their joint happiness with Trou aux Biches.

In 2008 the hotel was completely demolished, but at the same place begun the construction of new buildings. Investment in a complete upgrade of the resort exceeded 100 million euros. But the result more than justified all the costs and expectations.

The room Fund of the new five-star hotel Trou aux Biches is 333 suites and private villas. All the comfortable rooms impress with elegance and special atmosphere of luxury and privacy. Based on the type of real Mauritian village of Trou aux Biches has a perfect infrastructure. The hotel imeetsya pools (including private pools in villas) with sea and fresh water, six restaurants, Spa-center Clarins. It offers a large number of sports entertainment: fully equipped gym, yoga and aerobics classes, tennis courts, diving, snorkeling, water Polo and other water sports. Visitors can take romantic boat trips on the hotel-owned boats and yachts. Continue reading

An unusual hotel Poseidon Undersea Resort

World class hotels have their highlights why they are a lot of tourists and guests. PoseidonUnderseaResort located on the island of Fiji, is one of these hotels. Thousands of people dream to move there at least for a day and this is well justified reasons. However, one day definitely not enough to enjoy all the marvels of this site.

The hotel building U.S. Submarines, Inc., an American company, headed by Bruce L. Johnson, for many years he was fond of sea and oceans. This hotel is his project. PoseidonUnderseaResort partially located under water at a depth of 15 meters is the main feature of the hotel. Rooms under water is a whole deep world that can be touched.

Bungalow

In PoseidonUnderseaResort, located on the island of Fiji for a total of 73 rooms. 42 of them are above water, and the other at a depth of 15 meters. Bungalows built on the beach and on stilts in the water. This cosy and comfortable cabins equipped with all desirable amenities. Here there are: Continue reading