Näsinneula tower in Tampere is the second tallest observation deck in Nordic countries and the tallest free-standing building in Finland.
The mountain 110 metres high above the lake Saimaa or 184 above the sea level is located approximately 35 km away from Mikkeli.
If you are in Toronto, Canada, you are most likely to hear of and actually to see the world-famous CN Tower. The tower is located in downtown Toronto on 301 Front St. W. Toronto, Canada.
Now it is time to take a closer look at the beautiful, world famous, glorious and just amazing Niagara Falls.
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.
If you are in Dresden and looking for some observation decks, TOHOLOGY recommends visiting the restored Frauenkirche.
The Bundestag is the world’s most-visited parliament. Reichstag dome with its observation deck definitely played an important role in this worldwide recognition.
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.
The Beverly Wilshire Hotel (Beverly Hills, USA) appeared in a famous American romantic comedy film “Pretty Woman”. The exterior and the lobby shown in the film are the real hotel, though the room settings were built at the studio.
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”.
The impact of the 2018 FIFA World Cup on the tourism and hospitality industry of the host country: market overview of the hotels launched in Russia in H1 2018, hospitality sector statistics and factors affecting the tourism industry.
As traffic between Finland and Russia is growing day by day and the number of travellers increases rapidly, there is a certain need of finding the right transportation. In this inspection we would like to concentrate on shuttle buses Lux Express.
In the “Lost in translation” film Sofia Coppola took us to the noisy Tokyo into the luxury five-star hotel. Almost all scenes took place in the Park Hyatt Tokyo hotel, where main characters are feeling lost.
The Pierre Hotel (New York City) appears in a famous American romantic comedy film “For love or money” under the name of a luxury Bradbury Hotel. The plot of the film is centred on the main character, who works as a concierge at Bradbury Hotel fulfilling a huge amount of various duties.
The Cambrian hotel situated in the heart of the Swiss Alps is known as the best hotel in Adelboden. Picturesque surroundings, high-end dining and spa facilities, extraordinary service and amenities – The Cambrian hotel is truly one of a kind.
InterContinental Hotels Group has launched a new design concept called H4. In order to anticipate as much as possible the future guests’ needs, H4 design has been developed together with the owners and frequent guests of Holiday Inn hotels.
Four Seasons Hotel Gresham Palace Budapest appears in a new comedy “Spy”.
A landmark event in the hospitality industry happened in April as Kempinski Hotels, one of the oldest hotel operators, turned 120 years old.
The event as part of the Hotel Kämp’s 130th anniversary – one of the icons of the hotel business in the capital of Finland.
London Marriott Hotel Marble Arch was shown in the two-hour season 4 finale episode of the world-famous TV-show “Friends”.
Amadeus announced that it has completed the acquisition of TravelClick. The transaction has now received all necessary regulatory approvals, including competition clearance in all relevant markets.
IHG has announced the opening of InterContinental Shanghai Wonderland, the hotel built into the side wall of a formerly abandoned quarry in Southwestern Shanghai. This new hotel is mostly subterranean, with two floors above ground and 16 below ground, including 2 floors underwater.
This time we go to Helsinki to a ‘chain boutique hotel’. We continue to improve the format of our inspections: we avoid looking at the dust particles, that can be found in any hotel, if desired, and pay our attention to important, interesting or simply useful features of hotels.
Julia Kostina is a professional luxury travel consultant at Renshaw Travel, one of the best luxury travel agencies in Canada.
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.
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.
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.
AmCham St. Petersburg's Tourism and Hospitality Committee - which comprises representatives of major St. Petersburg hotels - met with Andrey Mushkarev, newly-appointed chair of the St. Petersburg Committee for Tourism Development.
Moscow never sleeps! Together with the announcement about opening of the Four Seasons Hotel Lion Palace St. Petersburg, Canadian-based five-star hotel company introduces the plans for the opening of the second property in Russia in 2013 – Four Seasons Hotel Moscow.
There are several options for accommodation in Mikkeli and one of them is a Finnish chain of Sokos Hotels – Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna. Let us take a closer look at this hotel.
A new SWISSAM business school in the hospitality industry officially opened its doors to students.
One of iconic buildings in Helsinki, which was once home to the Finnish literature society and the first Finnish newspaper Suometar, will house a 5-star Hotel St. George in the beginning of 2018.
On September 17 the traditional gala dinner for the participants of the international tennis tournament ATP 250 St. Petersburg Open 2018 was held at the five-star Lotte Hotel St. Petersburg. The event was organized at The Lounge, main restaurant of the hotel, MC of the party – artistic Alexander Belov.
In recent years, the programme of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum has always included discussions of the tourism and hospitality industry. Last year's debate on the role of tourism in the economy was attended by Secretary General of the World Tourism Organization. The 2017 programme turned out to be no exception.
Hitlist, an app for finding cheap flights, expands its functionality and introduces a premium subscription. Users will get exclusive fares and custom travel tips.
Hilton Worldwide Corporation has announced the opening of a new Hampton by Hilton Saint Petersburg ExpoForum hotel (Russia), to be located on the territory of ExpoForum Convention & Exhibition Centre. Let's have a look at the specific character of the project and take the chance to view the hotel both from land and from air.
Solo Sokos Hotel Torni is a historic hotel located in the heart of the city in a walking distance to the central railroad and bus stations, market square and harbour, both of the ferry terminals, and any other sightseeing places.
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.
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”.
We are already familiar with Holiday Inn Express Amsterdam – Schiphol hotel since our previous inspection made in 2012; so we decided to see what has changed for that time.
Corinthia Hotels has announced the acquisition of the Hotel Astoria in the capital of Belgium. The unit has been on the open market for 10 years and now it is going to be completely renovated and transformed into a leading hotel in Brussels under a new name: Corinthia Grand Hotel Astoria.
Interview with Ulla Savisalo, Managing Director of Savcor Ballet – a Finnish company specializing in the organization of ballet festivals.
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.
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.