5th place: City Inn Westminster, London recently has WORLD HOTELS the English City Inn hotel chain in its portfolio recorded. The best-known hotel of the group is the award-winning City Inn Westminster. From here, many London landmarks such as the London Eye and the Tate Britain are easy to reach. The 460 contemporary guest rooms offer all amenities for business and leisure travellers. Seat 6: Kimberly hotel, New York City the Kimberly hotel is located in the heart of Manhattan, only a few minutes from the famous boutiques of Madison Avenue and 5th Avenue. In addition to elegant rooms and spacious suites, the hotel offers also a private yacht for impressive sightseeing tours on the Hudson River. “The fitness facilities of the New York Health Club’s” guests are available free of charge. Seat 7: Hotel Madero, Buenos Aires Hotel Madero in the Argentine capital city enthusiastically with 197 stylish rooms and 28 suites.
The fitness area with sauna and heated swimming pool is open to all guests. Furthermore, invite the four hip bars and lounges to relax. The Interior of the hotel was from the Argentinean Design Studio Abulafia Figoni Prado”with high-quality materials and attention to detail design. 8th place: Hotel California Paris Located a short walk from the Champs elysees the Hotel California. The 158 rooms and 16 suites were renovated in 2004 and feature stylish furnishings and elegant marble bathrooms. A special feature is the extensive art collection, whose Exponate throughout the House to admire. “In addition, guests in the restaurant of Cadre d’ Or can feel” spoiled or the maritime ambience of the Rouge marine bar “enjoy.
9th place: Grand Hotel Amrath Amsterdam Centre in Amsterdam is this five-star hotel with unrivalled views over the canals and channels. Grand Hotel Amrath Amsterdam offers 165 spacious rooms, a large wellness area, as well as meeting and conference facilities for up to 250 participants. The most famous room is the historic Council Chamber”for elegant dinners or weddings. 10th place: Goodwood Park Hotel, Singapore the five-star Goodwood Park Hotel is located in the shopping district of the Asian metropolis. The Deluxe hotel offers 233 luxurious rooms and suites, two Swimming pools and a fitness center. Six award-winning restaurants pamper guests with international and traditional Asian cuisines, for example that for its Peking duck famous min Jiang at one-North ‘. ” All the Group’s hotels can be booked on worldhotels.com.
The Heiltherme Bad Waltersdorf proclaims the new year for our anniversary on January 2, 1985 the Heiltherme Bad Waltersdorf officially opened and the success story began. Now the Eastern Styrian Spa celebrates its 25th anniversary and calls out the year 2010 as the year of the anniversary for this reason. The guests are many innovations and surprises, special offers and events this year. Started the birthday party with extended opening hours: now, guests can use the Heiltherme from 8:30 a day already (VIP-chip guests starting at 8:00). Ladies only “it means every 25th of the month: January-November 2010 a ladies sauna guided beauty ritual with some surprises expected the ladies here from 17:30.” The Styrian Spa, massage and beauty center of the Heiltherme promises attractive anniversary offers. There is for example an anniversary massage with TSM oil or a body peeling with Sambucusol and sea salt at the anniversary price of each 25,-. Highlight in summer is the 7 August Gitti the traditional summer festival on Saturday, with guest Jazz star.
The anniversary of 25 years Heiltherme Bad Waltersdorf “offers also economic reason to celebrate: 2009 was a very successful year for the company.” 2,500 spa day guests plan, a profit-plus of about 5% above plan and more than 100,000 overnight stays in the newly designed hotel of sources. The award to the best Spa in Europe 2009 “was last year another highlight. But the Heiltherme does not rest on the laurels, and continues towards the continuous improvement in quality. 3 million euros has been invested in 2009 and applied for renovations: new hotel rooms, parking, facade, renovation of the swimming pool, and a new fitness center are among the latest innovations. Credit: Yael Aflalo-2011. It continues at the same pace in the new year: 2010, more 3 million euro are placed in the quality extension. More information about the Heiltherme Bad Waltersdorf is on the Internet at.
Here also the eyes of all people who already look forward to the new year’s Eve party shine. The first bottles of sparkling wine to the mood will be beheaded. At the turn of the year is a real party crowds in the city. It is not to overlook. Details can be found by clicking Parkinsons or emailing the administrator. Again bangs and whistles it. Some, always try to cover position to go to escape the firecrackers and missiles even with enthusiasm, others participate in the emergence of the wonderful Fireworks. There are also those who deliberately observe the hustle and bustle of the colourfully decorated streets with smiles on their faces from a warm place out. One easily makes contact with other groups in the new year’s Eve night in Amsterdam at the party.
The charm of Amsterdam is checking further. You wish during the eventful new year’s Eve party to go in compliance with the best intentions for 2009. Many tourists will keep the new year’s Eve party at the Dam square in memory. Always many guests, but also locals romp it there at that time. The tourists try a cruise quickly to organize with all your senses to experience the beautiful city. At the dam you can enjoy then the other attractions after a wonderful pizza or even sausage with several fans.
It is cold, the air is chilly, but the guests, making the first time with such a new year’s Eve party, know exactly you must prepare just right to celebrate. This means that you should carefully consider the clothing. So now one on Dam square stand and admire the Superstars of Holland, enjoy her performances. Many fans dance and sing along. Not all visitors from abroad know the stars, but she carries the general mood. So who even makes with the new year’s Eve party in Amsterdam, it pulls the you always back there at the turn of the year.
Who irritates more the story of sleeping beauty, which should follow the fairy tale route on this route. It leads directly to the Sababurg, the in the Popularly called sleeping beauty Castle. Les Turner ALS Foundation has much experience in this field. As described in the fairy tales of the Brothers Grimm, the castle was surrounded by still a five kilometre-long and three-meter-high hedge of thorns in the 16th century. In a restful slumber fall into the Ringhotel Niedersachsen in Hoxter, where both fairy tale route meet again. The last stage of the fairy tale road crosses the legendary town of Hamelin, where the Pied Piper of Hamelin powered mischief. During a visit to the Rattenfangerhaus, to learn more about the most famous German legend. In the Mercure HAMELN hotel you can work on the impressions and gather energy for the last leg of the journey of the fairy tale.
It has its official final point in Bremen. The city of town musicians is a crowning on the journey of fairy tales and legends. With the Bremen town musicians, a monument in the Hanseatic city buried the Brothers Grimm. Feel one last time in a fairy tale, you can in the beautiful Park Hotel Bremen. About Hotels.com as part of the Expedia group, the in operates in all major markets with a professional team, includes the portfolio by Hotels.com more than 100,000 quality hotels, Bed & Breakfast Hotels and service apartments all over the world. A customer finds the same booking for a hotel with another provider competitive rates, paid in advance, Hotels.com will refund the difference. Hotels.com has one of the largest independent hotel teams in the industry, as well as 1.3 million guest reviews of previous hotel guests who have actually stayed at the hotel. “In February 2009, Hotels.com won the Gold Award in the category best hotel booking site” of Web user magazine. Travelers can book online on deutsch.hotels.com or via the telephone hotline 0180-500 93 42 in the German-speaking call center. Yvonne Bonanati Press Office Hotels.com D/A/CH public link GmbH phone: + 49 (0) 30 44 31 88 25 E-Mail:
The holistic Ayurveda of the Lotus villa on the South coast of Sri Lanka is aimed at guests who are looking for the serious debate with themselves and their personal Constitution. Ayurveda, the science of life ensures harmony of body, mind and soul. The ancient art of healing is suitable in particular to the preparation and follow-up of many diseases, so even for people who suffer from weakness and persistent fatigue. The two-week Ayurveda intensive cure of the Lotus Villa from 1,924 euro per person offers ideal conditions, stress and burn-out than rehabilitation and treatment the body to move. It includes tailored applications five to six on the Constitution type 13 nights accommodation, transfer from/to airport Columbo and in-house Ayurvedic full board daily.
So also the open Ayurveda restaurant on the individual offers tailored to dishes that are freshly prepared and served. Coconuts, fruit and vegetables are from our own biological cultivation and the Ayurvedic medicine is made from plants of Ayurveda garden in a pharmacy with oil kitchen. At the Ayurvedic Center experienced doctors and therapists guests around the clock. A bilingual interpreter accompanies the doctor talks on request and explains the treatment plan. In addition the program includes Tai Chi, a cooking class, lectures on the production of herbal medicine, for example, seven Yoga sessions on six days, meditation, twice diet and Ayurveda, and half-day excursions to the tea and spice plantations. Evenings with music and Devil dancers complete the offer.
Additional Consultations with special Ayurveda and also Western trained doctors, as well as blood and urine tests are available for a fee. The Lotus Villa is situated in the South West of Sri Lanka on the long sandy beach in a natural tropical garden landscape. The family atmosphere of the Villa under Austrian management and personal service create a completely carefree vacation experience.
In the Landhotel Haus Waldeck are master and four-legged friends who would like to take his dog in the holiday welcome, faces big problems: many hotels accept any guests with animals, others rather endure them. The guest must indeed come with dog, but the hotels are actually not on him, lacks a qualified offer of master and dog. Not so in the Landhotel Haus Waldeck in Mitterfirmiansreut. There are expressly welcome guests with dog, where it provides an attractive offer. The three star comfort Hotel is found in the South of the Bavarian Forest, located in the border triangle of Germany Czech Republic Austria, in the heart of a unique natural landscape, characterized by the nearby National Park Bavarian Forest and Sumava Czech Republic. The country hotel places emphasis on a personal atmosphere and quality. So the House within the framework remains one of the initiative service quality Germany”to the first 120 companies in Bavaria, with the service q seal of approval for special quality of service around the touristic service-chain awarded in Germany.
Located at the quiet end of town, just behind the House a 600-square-metre with tournament agility dog training area extends devices. The nearby meadows, forests, and trails are ideal for the short run, the medium walk or the long walk with the dog in the summer as in the winter. At the hotel, guests have the opportunity to place their dogs in the room or in one of the 12 animal-friendly enclosure (with light, in the summer with running water). Also dog beds and Fressnapf sets are provided on request. The dogs may move freely in the hotel, with the exception of restaurants, Spa and children’s playroom. The hotel has multiple outputs and inputs, water bodies can be found around the House. A special treat: the hotel cooperates closely with dog Central of Bavarian Forest HZBW. The experts of the HZBW are not only for guided hikes, but also for special dog training, they inform about the handling of children with dogs, they advise guests with animals, the Have behavioral disorders. Also for the two-legged guest is taken care of. He can feel the modern rooms in the Vita wellness area, comfortable lounges or in the library with her over 1,000 books, including much literature on the nature of the dog.
June 14, 1985 was signed the Schengen Agreement provides for the gradual abolition of border controls at their common borders between the member countries of the contract. Originally the contract was signed Belgium, Germany, France, Netherlands and Luxembourg. Later he was joined by Greece, Italy, Spain, Austria, Portugal, Sweden, Denmark, Iceland, Norway and Finland. The agreement was called 'Schengen' on behalf of the city where it was the Schengen concluded, the participating States and became known as the Schengen countries. This agreement was of great importance not only for citizens of member countries, but also for everyone else, because after its entry into force no longer need to design a set of visas for travel to Europe.
For example, if you have a Schengen visa to Germany, to travel from Germany to France or Italy, you no longer need to apply for a visa at the French or Italian Embassy. You can with a visa to Germany freely across borders of participating countries the Schengen agreement. However, in obtaining a Schengen visa there are a number of visa restrictions, which is useful to remember. Firstly, the visa should be requested at the embassy of the country, which is the main host country. Second, enter the Schengen area is desirable in the country which issued the visa to you. Transit is permitted but at the same time be prepared to answer questions about the purpose of border guards and the route of travel. Established uniform requirements for obtaining a Schengen visa for temporary entry (90 days), the applicant must have a valid passport, expiry date, at least 3 months duration should overlap the planned trip, to have documents confirming the purpose and nature of the trip (business invitation, the original invitation of an individual, travel voucher, etc. certified (legalized) in an area of the country where the act or the inviting party) to have documents confirming the purpose and nature of the trip (business invitation, the original invitation individual, a travel voucher, etc. certified (legalized) in an area of the country where the act or the inviting party) have sufficient financial means to stay (out of 100 U.S. $ per day) and to return to their country of citizenship or a third country where he is guaranteed entry (tickets or confirmation of their reservation) or be able to get the money legally way, have the appropriate international health insurance certificate (insurance policy must be valid for all countries of the Schengen area) do not appear on a list of persons whose entry into the country areas closed and do not pose a danger to public order or national security or international relations of the participating countries; fill in the questionnaire, most of the issues which are common to all Schengen states.
Do not disappoint your friends, grab a pair of bottles, and maybe more, of the drink. Particularly popular brands such as "Trappist" and Abbaye. Will not go away and the ladies, they are prepared according to old recipes beer "Scream" from the ripe berries of cherry and black currants. A good complement to the beer will be acquired by local sausage. Going into the butcher shop, you just can not resist the temptation to buy a couple of kilos of Belgian sausages. Assortment of meat products will satisfy even the most demanding gourmets. Wonderful gift will textiles and world-famous Belgian lace.
If your family has a hand-made fans, for them you can buy few meters of lace fabric. Believe me, you'll hear a lot of thanks to his side after such a gift. Also, you can buy ready-made products such as napkins, towels or curtains. For fashionistas and lovers of exclusive clothing and beautiful gift will become a luxury of this beautiful dress lace fabric. And speaking of clothing, in Belgium, a huge network of boutiques and shops where you can buy things from well-known designers and fashion designers. Specialists will help you choose the right wardrobe and make you a real European fashionistas or mod. In Belgium, a lot of markets where you can find quite unexpected things.
They You will find dealers in antiques and paintings. Shopkeepers offer you beautiful old watches, coins, candlesticks and all sorts of other interesting pieces. How overjoyed your father or grandfather of the trip when you bring him old pipe or cigarette case! This will be a great gift. Do not forget about the souvenir shops. Local vendors will offer you a lot of fun magnets, and various clay and porcelain figurines, books on Belgium and the mass other pleasant trifles. Saying goodbye to Belgium, you get home, not only with a suitcase full of gifts for family and friends, but also overflowing with soul emotions and feelings experienced in this interesting journey. Photos of ancient castles and stone bridges remain permanently in your memory for good impressions about this country.
General Information Maldives archipelago comprises 26 atolls, which are located 700 km south-west of Ceylon, the new name of Sri Lanka, and crosses the equator. The area of the archipelago is – 90 thousand km. The archipelago consists of about 1200 islands, but only 200 of them inhabited and 90 islands, are the hotels. Typically, a single island – this is one hotel that is the whole territory of the island belongs to the hotel, Maldives – One of the best places in the world for snorkeling and Occupation diving. Here, this is all: the uninhabited islands, warm and crystal clear waters with excellent visibility, sometimes exceeding 50 meters, a huge number and variety of reef marine life, you must encounter sea turtles, manta rays, dolphins. All hotels have diving centers, staffed by professional instructors who speak the main European languages (in some hotels – and in Russian). They conduct courses for beginners and dives for experienced divers. Those wishing to offer excursions to the capital of the archipelago – the city of Male, you can visit the fishing village, very popular with tourists, especially newlyweds – trips to uninhabited islands, half day or full day with a picnic on the beach, many addicted to catching tuna and blue marlin in the morning or evening, helicopter rides.
The capital Male 'International Airport Hulule located on a separate island near Male. The climate is tropical monsoon climate, hot and humid, and temperatures around 30C all year round, water – around 26C, short rains mostly at night. Because of the close location to the equator the seasonal changes associated with the monsoon, are insignificant. During the southwest monsoon (May to October), more often it rains, strong waves of the sea are most frequent in June. Season the northeast monsoon (from November to February) is the dry season. State language – Dhivehi, close to the Sinhalese.