The Fairmont San Francisco hotel appears in a very popular American TV-show “MythBusters”. The hotel is one of Historic Hotels of America; it attracts guests with its unique charming and terrific “look”.
Waldorf Astoria New York is an official New York City landmark. It was the first hotel to offer room service. This hotel has played host to more than two dozen of famous films, including the romantic comedy “Serendipity”.
Luxurious Ritz Paris hotel has been the set for many films. Some scenes of “How to Steal a Million” movie were shot at this hotel in Paris.
Volvo Cars, a premium car maker, and Tablet Hotels, a designer hotel booking service, have launched a joint project Get Away Lodge inviting travellers to have some rest and summon up fresh energy in a secluded hotel in the Northern Sweden.
This story is about a place and a company. In the journey we will make a little stop and discover the Fazer Experience Visitor Centre and find out why it is worth our attention.
Julia Kostina is a professional luxury travel consultant at Renshaw Travel, one of the best luxury travel agencies in Canada.
A new boutique hotel, U14, Autograph Collection, opened its doors in the Finnish capital, the city of Helsinki. The hotel is located in the Design District of Helsinki close to the waterfront and city centre. The best view from the rooms is onto harbour with big cruise ferries in sight or charming old buildings of the Art Nouveau style.
Everyone loves chocolate, or almost everyone. But what’s about making it? This process certainly has lots of secrets and subtleties, which aren’t known by everyone. We met with the winner of several European awards who knows a lot about chocolate.
The founder of the Virgin Group corporation Sir Richard Branson is introducing his Virgin Hotels chain to the European market. A new hotel comprising 225 rooms will open in Edinburgh in 2020.
Solo Sokos Hotel Torni in Helsinki is a historic hotel located in the design district of the capital city of Finland. Being opened in 1931, this hotel was the tallest building in the country for more than 40 years.
Young and popular in the USA Hotel Indigo chain continues to expand in Europe with opening of the Hotel Indigo Berlin – Centre Alexanderplatz, which is already the second hotel of this chain in Germany.
The Leading Hotels of the World, a consortium of more than 400 luxury hotels in over 80 countries, unveiled its renovated Leaders Club loyalty programme. The redesign was inspired by current members’ interests and resulted to a more flexible Leaders Club programme that recognizes and rewards members for their loyalty and provides upgraded benefits and exclusive access to the portfolio’s hotels worldwide.
On January 28 gala dinner for the participants of WTA St. Petersburg Ladies Trophy 2019 tournament was organized in the Montferrand ballroom of the Four Seasons Hotel Lion Palace St. Petersburg.
If you plan to book a chain hotel in Helsinki with business and leisure facilities at a moderate price, let us present you Crowne Plaza Helsinki.
Kämp Collection Hotels published an announcement regarding the company’s acquisition by the Nordic Choice Hospitality Group with its headquarters in Norway.
There are places represented in both guides – Michelin and Relais & Châteaux. One of such hotels is located in Ostuni, Italy. The beautiful 16th-century mansion of the La Sommità hotel seems to be drifting away into the white glow of the town buildings.
26th Moscow International Travel & Tourism Exhibition was organized on 12-14 March, 2019 at Expocentre. TOHOLOGY visited Mitt-2019 and prepared a photo coverage of the exhibition and events of business programme.
Annual congress of the Global Association of the Exhibition Industry (UFI), industry’s largest global meeting of the year, was held on 31 October – 3 November 2018 in St. Petersburg. Over 450 event professionals representing UFI members met at the ExpoForum centre to review UFI’s work throughout 2018 and confirm plans for the year ahead.
On December 6, 2017, Finland had its major event, its greatest birthday, creating a fantastic atmosphere not just during that day but the entire year.
All Kempinski Hotels celebrates 10th anniversary of its hospitality Icon, Lady in Red, this year. Grand Hotel Kempinski Riga in cooperation with MCouture fashion house and its designer Julia Malahova gathered partners, friends and guests for an official presentation to celebrate Lady in Red's birthday.
Planning a trip to the United States in February or a bleasure trip to Washington, D.C.? Consider Trump International Hotel Washington. The hotel, located in the historic building of Washington, D.C.'s Old Post Office, offers a special romantic package titled “Valentine's Day...29 Days to Show Your Love.” The package is also available daily from February 1 to 29, 2020.
In December 2018 the name of the inaugural yacht leading the luxury fleet of The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection has been finally revealed at the International Luxury Travel Market in Cannes, France.
General managers, heads of human resources departments and other representatives of the hospitality industry shared ideas regarding hospitality business in Russia and how schools can help hotels to achieve its goals.
Until December 31, 2018, loyalty programme members will enjoy special rates starting from 12% off the regular rates and get local experiences across hotels of the chain.
On June 6-8, 2019 the main events of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) were held at the ExpoForum Convention & Exhibition Centre. TOHOLOGY visited the place for meeting of global economy and business and prepared photography overview (see photo slider below).
There is no wonder that Dresden is not only one of the largest cultural centres in Germany, but also the industrial city. The proof of this fact is the transparent factory of Volkswagen which was opened in 2001.
All cities were built differently: there are ones like Venice and Saint Petersburg that “emerged” from water and ones like Rome, which was built on hills. Probably that is why there are so many stairs in the Eternal City, leading to the hill summits, which uncover truly amazing views.
On the 13th of December a very beautiful, charming tradition is celebrated, i.e. the Saint Lucia’s Day. Being celebrated in the Nordics and some European countries, the main events take place in Sweden and neighbouring Finland. Having become a very popular tradition, nowadays the celebration attracts lots of foreigners as well as Finnish-speaking Finns.
Leading travel exhibition on the North-Western region of Russia INWETEX – CIS Travel Market and Saint Petersburg Travel Hub, a platform for discussion of hospitality and travel professionals took place on 11-12 October at the ExpoForum Convention & Exhibition Centre in Saint Petersburg. Events photo coverage by TOHOLOGY.
Amsterdam has become sort of a hub for airline companies, as most of travellers decide to choose this city as one of the most convenient locations. This time we are going to make an inspection of the Crowne Plaza Amsterdam – Schiphol hotel in the Netherlands.
On 19 December a perfume dining was organized at Lotte Hotel St. Petersburg. The event was supported by Cindy Guillemant, the founder & CEO of Moresque, and Molecule project, distributor of selective perfume brands. TOHOLOGY prepared photography coverage of the event.
Representatives of the mixed-use complex Lakhta Centre in St. Petersburg, the construction of which is in progress, announced the launch of online broadcast from the height of 360 metres. Online camera is located at the level of Lakhta Centre tower’s future observation deck.
On March 26, 2019 Hotel Revenue Workshop for hoteliers responsible for operations, sales, marketing, revenue and distribution took place at the SO/ Sofitel Saint Petersburg hotel.
Interview with Ulla Savisalo, Managing Director of Savcor Ballet – a Finnish company specializing in the organization of ballet festivals.
The International Congress and Convention Association has published its country and city rankings by estimated total number of participants as part of its public abstract of the 2018 statistics report, offering an alternative perspective on the growth of the association meetings market.
This hotel is the one you need when you travel a long distance or even not that long but if you are waiting for another flight at the Schiphol Airport.
On January 17, 2013 thousands of chefs and lovers of Italian food from all over the world celebrated the International Day of Italian Cuisine (IDIC) for the sixth year in a row. The IDIC 2013 official dish was tiramisu, very popular Dolce Italiano in the world.
On November 29, HRS – Hospitality & Retail Systems held traditional party “In the company of your HRS friends”. Annual event for hoteliers and HoReCa industry professionals was organized at Corinthia Hotel St Petersburg. TOHOLOGY’s photography coverage.
Mercedes-Benz Fashion Day St. Petersburg, the final part of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia, took place at the Manege Central Exhibition Hall in Saint Petersburg. Collections were presented by YULIAKOSYAK, VIKKI and IGOR GULYAEV.
On August 23, a welcome cocktail of ABT-ACTE Russia, the association of business travel, was held on the HI-SO terrace. Private event was organized for acquaintance of the 5th Saint Petersburg Business Travel Forum’s participants.