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Global Hotel Industry - Assignment 1

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Paarth Desai

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The Global Hotel Industry:
Assignment 1

Location 1
1. Name this original hotel in Finland offers glass igloos as part of its accommodation offerings. Which other hotel in the world offers a similar product and experience? Where is it located?
The Kakslauttanen Arctic Resort is located approximately 250 km north of the Arctic Circle.

2. What is unique about The Magic Mountain Lodge? How many rooms does the hotel have? What country is it located in?

It is located on a volcano and it has waterfalls that run through it. It has 13 rooms and is located in Southern Chile.

18. This famous hotel in Singapore opened in 1887 and is famous for an alcoholic drink created there. Name the hotel and the drink.

The Raffles Hotel in Singapore is famous for the creation of the drink “Singapore Sling”.
3. Arlanda Airport in Stockholm, Sweden has many hotels in the area, but there is one hotel that is very unique in terms of structure. Name it and what makes it unique?
The Jumbo Hostel (or Jumbohostel) is unique because it is a hostel located inside a Boeing 747-200 jetliner.
4. What is a “Proposal Concierge”? Which hotel in in the Caribbean offers such a service?
The Cap Maison hotel located in Gros Islet, Saint Lucia offers a Proposal Concierge.
5. What chain of hotels in the U.S. has a “Duckmaster” to watch over the ducks in the lobby pond? Which hotel (name the city) in the chain is the original hotel?
The Peabody Hotel Group, the original hotel is the Peabody hotel located in Memphis, Tennessee, United States of America.
6. This hotel in Toronto has beehives on its rooftop.
The Fairmont Royal York in Toronto is host to beehives on the rooftop.

7. This hotel in Nairobi, Kenya allows you to feed these “gentle giants” who live on the property.
The Giraffe Manor Hotel.

8. This hotel and spa in Cape Town claims to be located at “the edge of the world”. Name it and why does it use such a claim?
The 12 Apostles & Spa in Cape Town, South Africa claims to be located at “the edge of the world” because it is located between a line of majestic mountains that “that reach towards the heavens. It is also located close to the Atlantic Ocean Marine Park.

9. Name this Swiss run resort located on the northern shores of the Dead Sea (on the Jordanian side), the lowest point on earth. What is unique about the Dead Sea?
Winter Valley Warwick Resort & Spa have the unique feather of healing sites for the treatment of skin and lung diseases.

10. This lodge claims to have been voted “the best safari lodge” for 17 years straight and is located close to the widest waterfall (over a mile wide) in the world.
The Victoria Falls Safari Lodge in Zimbabwe.

11. “A Paradise at the End of the World” is this hotel’s self-proclaimed tagline and is at the gateway to the Pacific Rim National Park on Vancouver Island.
The Wickaninnish Inn.
12. While the Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise in Alberta is older, larger and better known, this 97 unit alpine lodge built in 1942 by Jim Boyce, has received more accolades and industry recognition. What is the current name and what was it originally called?
The Post Hotel & Spa located in Lake Louise was previously known as the Lake Louise Ski Lodge.

13. This hotel in Seoul first opened up in March 1979 and is often the only hotel of choice for royalty, dignitaries, politicians and celebrities.
The Lotte Hotel in Seoul, South Korea
14. The accommodations are tents and number only 25 in total but one of the highlights is that this hotel is on the edge of one of the last remaining habitats of the Royal Bengal Tiger.
The Oberoi Vanyavilas Hotel located in Sawai Madhopur, Rajasthan, India.
15. You can see “The Crystal” (a building structure not a ballroom name) from any one of two hotels in Toronto.
The Omni King Edward Hotel.
16. What are two of the largest hotels in the world and how many rooms do they have?
The two largest hotels in the world are the Izmailovo Hotel located in Moscow, Russia has a total of 7500 rooms.

16. What are two of the largest hotels in the world and how many rooms do they have?
The MGM Grand Las Vegas located in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States of America has a total of 6852 rooms.
17. This popular yet small hotel in Toronto affectionately calls some of its rooms “Crash Pads

The Drake Hotel calls it’s room “Crash Pads”.
19. This resort has the largest and deepest swimming pool in the world holding some 66 million gallons of water at a depth of some 115 feet in some areas of the pool.
The San Alfonso del Mar resort has the world’s largest and deepest swimming pool.
1. Oberoi Udaivilas, India
Amenities: The Kohinoor Suite has a 20-meter private pool. Chandni, the largest of the three restaurants, serves Rajasthan specialties with views of the lake and the city palace
Rating: 96.3

3. The Savoy, London, UK
Amenities: Nine Personality Suites are named after former high-profile guests
Rating: 91.2
4. Four Seasons Hotel London, Park Lane, UK
Amenities: This country hotel packs in manor pursuits: riding, clay pigeon shooting, fishing, croquet, and more.
Rating: 93.4

5. Park Hyatt Sydney, AUSTRALIA
Amenities: The hotel offers beautiful function venues for your next conference, meeting or special event that have the flexibility to become five individual venues.
Rating: 90.5
6. Ritz-Carlton Shanghai, China
Amenities: In the fifty-third-floor Jin Xuan, "excellently trained staff" serve traditional Cantonese cuisine.
Rating: 98
7. Hotel Kamp, FINLAND
Amenities: Guests encounter the sandstone exterior before retiring to "super-spacious rooms" done in nineteenth-century style using a palette of cream and dark wood.
Rating: 89.9
2. qualia, Great Barrier Reef,
Hamilton Island, Australia
Amenities: qualia's distinctive style, along with its sun-drenched locations give guests a unique open experience.
Rating: 96.8
8. Hotel Goldener Hirsch, AUSTRIA
Amenities: A small hotel boasting Salzburg-style décor that is handpicked by the Countess Harriet Walderdorff.
Rating: 94.3
9. Esplanade Zagreb Hotel, Croatia
Amenities: This hotel boasts a spectacular ballroom along with various luxury services such as a luxury bath menu and limousine service. Also it offers a "very important Dog" programme.
Rating: 93.4
10. Hotel Adlon Kempinski, Germany
Amenities: Adlon Spa & Wellness area with a fitness center, heated indoor pool, whirlpool, sauna, solarium steam bath, beauty salon and massages.
Rating: 93.4
By: Sriram Thangellamudi and Paarth Desai
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