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Are newspapers obsolete?

After hotel chains increasingly abandon the hotel minibar and room service, newspapers could also become obsolete, after luxury hotel chain Shangri-La announced plans to offer a digital service in lieu ...

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A Peninsula Hotel at the ...

After several months of renovation and construction, the Peninsula Paris will open on August 1. Located within a historic building dating from 1908, the Peninsula Paris combines authentic Parisian charm with ...

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Free info about Brazil

With FIFA 2014 just around the corner, and the Rio Summer Olympics taking place in 2016, Brazil has been all the buzz around the internet and in conversation. But how ...

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Pottery and Ceramics of Sicily

Maiolica is Italian tin-glazed pottery made in dazzling colours. New methods for making varied colours of glazes were initially brought to Sicily by the Arabs of North Africa in medieval ...

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The most important hotel amenities

Free wifi and complimentary breakfast have emerged as the most important hotel amenities among guests in a new survey. When 1.000 travelers from around the world were asked in a ...

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Historic Lutetia’s items up for ...

After closing earlier this month for a renovation program, the Lutetia hotel is giving art and interior design enthusiasts the opportunity to acquire several pieces from its collections. This historic ...

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Holy Week in Sicily

The celebration of Easter in Sicily is a mixture of the sacred and the profane, capable of arousing deep popular participation. The Holy Week is a series of performances and processions ...

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A revamped Hotel d’Angleterre

The historic Hotel d’Angleterre in Copenhagen, Scandinavia’s grandest and most luxurious hotel, has unveiled the final phase of its three-year, multimillion-dollar renovations. The Danish landmark was established in 1775 and has occupied ...

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The Hessian House Foundation

The Hessian House Foundation maintains and preserves the numerous cultural assets of the landgraves and electors of Hesse – Kassel as well as the landgraves and Grand Dukes of Hesse-Darmstadt ...

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Shangri-La in UK

The new Shangri-La at the Shard will open on May 6, with the luxury hotel boasting unmatched views of London from the city’s most striking skyscraper. As the tallest hotel ...

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