Europe Summer Hotels Recommendation | may 2009

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BULGARY
Hotel AIDA Hotel BARCELO ROYAL BEACH Hotel LILIA Hotel NASLADA Hotel PLAMENA

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FRANCE
Hotel MARTINEZ Hotel BOSCOLO PLAZA Hotel du Palais Grand Hotel Barriere Hotel PLAMENA

GREECE
Hotel Louis Creta Princess Hotel KIVOTOS Hotel KNOSSOS BEACH Hotel Mandola Rosa Hotel Grand Resort Lagonissi

ITALY
Hotel BOSCOLO DEI DOGI Venezia Hotel EXEDRA BOSCOLO ROME Hotel Santa Caterina Hotel JW Marriott Capri Tiberio Hotel Villa d’Este

TURKEY
Hotel Adam&Eve Hotels Hotel CALISTA Hotel Ciragan Palace Kempinski Hotel Mardan Palace Hotel Swissotel The Bosphorus

HUNGARY
Hotel RAMADA RESORT HOTEL Hotel Danubius Hotel Gellert Hotel Boat Hotel Fortuna Hotel Kempinski Corvinus Hotel Boscolo New York Palace

Cultural destinations

enLife magazine spread to world a brand new edition of SUMMER HOTELS MAY 2009 (e-magazine), which is a collection of hotels and recommendation for this summer from 5 european countries: Bulgary, Greece, France, Italy and Hungary. We choose some of the most interesting places and destinations and we’d like to share them with you, our favorite reader. At the end of this catalog, you’ll find some Cultural destinations all of them part of a Boscolo Gift Box. In spirit of not being between you and all hotels from our catalog , on each page there are all direct contacts to them ( e-mail, web address, etc) We hope that you’ll enjoy all this journey with us through Europe summer hotels and we look forward to give you the next edition of SUMMER HOTELS that will be published monthly till august 2009

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SUMMER HOTELS MAY 2009

BULGARY

Hotel Aida
CONTACT: Cigov chark,Batak,Bulgaria +359 899197052 +359(0)35533042 www.hotelaida.bg reservations@hotelaida.bg

The Aida is a brand new, family-run hotel in a picturesque location near Batak in the Rhodope Mountains, only 200 meters from the lakeshore and 500 meters from the ski slopes. Relax in the spacious lobby, taste our delicious meals in our Restaurant, be active in the gym or lazy in the sauna! True to Bulgarian’s traditions we offer warm hospitality and personalized service at very reasonable price! Aida Hotel offers comfortable accommodation in 12 double rooms, 2 studios and 2 apartments. All hotel units are cozy and modern furnished, convenient for a long relaxing vacation. Some of them dispose of a balcony facing to the lake and the forest. The hotel rooms feature luxurious bathroom with full en-suite facilities, mini-fridge, TV with satellite channels, cable Internet. Choose a room and let us to make your stay at Aida Hotel as relaxed and enjoyable as we can! At the guest’s disposal is also Internet terminal, free parking lot and a wireless Internet access in all public areas. We invite you to be our guest and to enjoy the magnificent view of paradise! The Destination of Cigov chark, Batak Lake: The unique situation of Cigov chark makes it an ideal tourist place during all seasons. It is a perfect place for those, who travel by car. In the summer the lakeside of the Batak dam attracts the camping fans. Water ski, water wheels, jets and boats furrow the smooth surface of the dam, which occupies a territory of 22 square kilometers.

The crystal fresh air, the shady forest paths and the cool climate invite the tourists to go hiking in Batak Mountain. The region is a real paradise for the anglers. It is rich in dams/“Batak” Dam, “Goliam Beglik” dam, “Shiroka poliana” dam and “Beglika” dam/, which are the biggest in our country and full with different species of fish. Widely practiced is also the hunting. There are excellent facilities offered in the reserves for big game hunting of deer, wild boar, bear and wolf. The large number of archeological finds in the area suggests that the city was a medieval religious center of the Rhodope Mountains. Around Batak city is a circular formation of churches and chapels, which encourage and at same time promote the religious tourism in the area. Places of interest in the region: Batak, the History Museum of Batak, the Cathedral church in Batak, Atoluka spot, Yundola spot, Fotinska River and Fotinski waterfalls; “Snow-white” Cave, “Lepenitsa” Cave, “Tzepina” Fortress, Velingrad, Bratzigovo, Pestera, Panagyuriste and Sarnitsa

SUMMER HOTELS MAY 2009

Golden Sands

CONTACT: 9007 Varna Tel./Fax +359 52 357010 Tel./Fax. +359 52 357004 Tel. + 359 52 357000 manager@hotellilia.com www.hotellilia.com
Hotel Lilia**** is situated in the heart of Golden Sands, just next to the sea coast, on 17 km. to the north of the sea capital of Bulgaria- Varna. Located on the first line of the Resort, the Hotel is easily accessible. Just minutes from the centre of Golden Sands, the hotel is perfect for getting down to business or just having holiday. It provides all facilities for business and rest. On the territory of the hotel are situated 174 Double rooms with sea or park view, 47 two-bedded Apartments, 8 four- bedded apartments and 1 VIP apartment. All of them are equipped with air-condition, mini-bar, telephone, satellite television, hair drier in the bathroom. The complex disposes wit three conference halls : “Galateya”, “Kasiopeya”, “Andromeda”. The “Galateya” is the biggest one. Its capacity is for 150 persons. “Kasiopeya” and “Andromeda” are smaller – around 30 persons. The natural elements for the good flow of your daily business are the various coffee-breaks, as well as, advertising and presentation spaces close to the halls and in the hotel’s foyer. In our complex there are available also Main Restaurant with 215 seats and spacious covered terrace facing the main street, with 65 seats; Beer-house in an old-city style with 60 seats on the basement floor; Barbeque in proximity to the swimming-pool in the garden in front of Lilia Hotel; Lobby bar in cozy atmosphere of the lively hotel foyer; Sky bar-in proximity to the attraction of Lilia Hotel- the pool on the roof of the main building; Night bar, where you can enjoy the lovely artistic program and great variety of cocktails and beverages. Enjoy our Fitness centre, Outdoor pools, Sauna, Solarium, Billiards, Table tennis and extra services like safe deposit boxes, laundry, free parking for our guests, during your stay at “Lilia” Hotel.

HOTEL LILIA PRICES 2009

The hotel satisfies the requirements of European quality and is equipped with all modern conveniences. - The prices include an overnight with a breakfast (BB) in the corresponding type of accommodation, usage of the swimming pool in front of the hotel with a lounge, umbrella, an air-mattress, and a beach towel. During May, - September and October the usage of the pool on the roof is included in the price. - The Guests of Lilia Hotel dispose of a free of charge parking place. - VAT and resort tax are included in the prices. - Extra charge for dinner on buffet in the summer : 12.5 Euro/guest Discounts: - Child up to 2 years - free accommodation. - Child from 2 to 12 years on additional bed with 2 adult guests - free of charge; on a regular bed in a room - 50% discount from the price of an adult. - Second child in a room with an adult and a child on additional bed- 50 % discount form the price of an adult. - Adult on additional bed - 20% discount from the price of an adult

SUMMER HOTELS MAY 2009

BULGARY

Hotel Lilia

BULGARY

Hotel PLAMENA Palace
CONTACT: Primorsko, Oazis Str. 13 + 359 886 188 144 + 359 886 188 155 www.plamena-palace.com plamena_palace@abv.bg

Plamena Palace is a holiday hotel with stylish vision and pleasant atmosphere. The hotel is only 200m away from the north beach of Primorsko and predisposes to unique vacation among the nature beauty. It is located not far away from the main shopping street. The hotel has 130 rooms and 4 suites and offers extra services such as: 24/7 reception, lobby, restaurant, barbeque, room service, conference hall, wireless and wlan internet, safe, business services, parking lot, garage, laundry, ironing, rent-a-car, transport, fitness hall, outside swimming pool, Jacuzzi, children swimming pool, playroom and playground, souvenir shop. All the rooms have modern and comfortable furniture, central air conditioning system, TV set, hair-drier, telephone; mini bar and remote access control. Plamena Palace’s lobby and restaurant will enchant the visitor with various drinks and dishes, with pleasant atmosphere among the natural beauty. The restaurant enchants the guests with Bulgarian and European meals. We will take care of your wonderful mood and pleasant stay.

The conference hall is suitable for your company’s meetings, presentations and seminars. Hotel Plamena Palace is ideal place for your vacation, celebrations and family parties. Primorsko is settled on the foreland between two bays – Stamopolo and Diavolski. The first village settled on that place was called Chenger, later Kjupria. Now this is the town of Primorsko. The landscape is highly varied and picturesque - wonderful combination of deep forests, wide beaches and exotic plants. Hotel Plamena Palace has won twice the price for “Best Hotel in Primorsko” in 2006 and 2008. Make your vacation a real holiday with Plamena Palace!

SUMMER HOTELS MAY 2009

CONTACT: Varna 9000, BLVD. “Tsar Osvoboditel” 15 contact@hotelnaslada.com www.hotelnaslada.com

Hotels complex “Naslada” is situated in the resort zone in the town of Balchik. It is above the old-time summer residence of the Romanian Kings. This residence is an imposing park with a lawn of 36dka and a Botanical garden, the second largest in Europe. Across the park the tourists walk to the sea at a distance of 400m. In the hotel are available 140 rooms – twin- and threebedded rooms, 10 apartmens,3 flats, 2 and 3 stars. All rooms are with terraces. On the territory of the hotel there is a restaurant, barbecue, specialized in preparing bulgarian dishes and a bar with a big selection of drinks. For everyone who is taking a holiday in our hotel there are two swimming pools, a fitness-hall, a table-tennis, billiards, a sauna, massage. In the town of Balchik there are a lot of shops, banks, restaurants, discotheques. Guides will offer to you different excursions: towns – Varna, Dobrich, Nesebar, Istanbul /Turkey/; the cape of Kaliakra; Aladja monastery; restaurants with national dishes, songs, dances, dances on live coals We look forward to you! Balchik – “the white town at the Black sea” – poet Ovidii gave this name when he was living on bulgarian soil. Balchik has 26 century-old history. In the IV-th century B. C. Greeks had been settling and formed colonies: Mesemvria /Nesebar/, Apolonia /Sozopol/, Odesos /Varna/, Kruni /Balchik/. Kruni is the first name of the town of Balchik and it means “mine”, “source”. In the III-rd century B. C. the sea threw out on the shore a statue of Dionysius and the town was called Dionysopolis. A temple of Dionysius was built in the center of the town and natives used to bow down before Dionysius and Demetra – the god of the wine and the goddess of the fruitfulness. In Roman times there was built a big stronghold with underground labyrinths. It survived till VI-th century A. C. Remains could be seen in the new district of the town. There are different versions for the origin of the name “Balchik” – either from the word “baldjikei” – “sweet village” or “balyk” – “fish”. Balchik is a peaceful and cost resort. People could have a real rest here after the intensive city life. Everyone who has ever been here always comes back.

Promotions: Pay 5 nights /BB or HB/, get 7 nights /BB or HB/ Only hotel “NASLADA” you can pay 5 or 10 nights / BB or HB /, and still receive a free 2 or 4 nights / BB or HB Reservations are adopted for the entire summer season. Pay 5, rest 7 days - this is possible only with us - hotel “NASLADA”! The offer is valid until July 20, 2009 and is booking through website: www.hotelnaslada.com Prices per night with breakfast /BB/ and dinner and breakfast /HB/ - Summer 2009

- The price included: bed, TV, minibar, breakfast / BB / and dinner / HB / Block table,swimming-pool, umbrella, lounge, parking, gym, table-tennis. - Children up to 2.99 years - free of charge extra bed / EB / with two adults. - Children from 3 to 12 years on extra bed / EB / - 50% of the basic price. - DBL - double room , SNGL - Single room , TRPL triple room , APRT- apartment - The hotel accepts payment by VISA and MASTERCARD. - Activating reservation after transferring it to advance 20 percent of the total amount

SUMMER HOTELS MAY 2009

BULGARY

HOTEL NASLADA

FRANCE

73, Boulevard La Croisette Provence - Alpes - Cote www.hotel-martinez.com martinez@concorde-hotels.com

Overview The Hotel Martinez is known for stylish living, where comfort and technology have aesthetic overtones. From its eminent position on the sea front, on the famous boulevard de La Croisette in Cannes, the Hotel Martinez has established itself over the decades as the flagship hotel on the Riviera. From the outside, its architectural beauty makes it timeless and establishes its elegance and eternal youth. As spacious as it is extravagant, the hotel has an extraordinary infrastructure, both in terms of guest accommodation and in the services the hotel has to offer. On the 7th floor, the 10,000square-foot Penthouse Suite is a haven of luxury.

Dining In La Palme d’Or, with two Michelin stars, is a gourmet restaurant with a terrace overlooking the Bay of Cannes. Its decor is dedicated to the 7th Art – that of filmmaking. In this magical atmosphere, you will enjoy the creative flavors of executive chef Christian Sinicropi. Le Relais Martinez, a friendly place with a terrace extending to the edge of the swimming pool, serves a varied bistro-style cuisine featuring fresh seafood and local produce. Zplage Beach Restaurant is a delightful open-air restaurant serving light and healthy dishes and freshly squeezed juices. Open in season. For a snack or an evening drink, the piano bar L’Amiral and its amiable team is an institution. Recreation and Health Zplage Beach Club offers 400 sun mattresses spread out over the sand and the large pontoon. and for the sportsminded guests: water skiing, parascending, boat trips. On the top floor of the hotel, the 9,700-square-foot Spa Martinez is entirely dedicated to beauty and well-being with eight treatments cabins, a fitness center, saunas, and hairdresser. There is also a year-round heated outdoor swimming pool with solarium, and a children’s program available in July and August. Features Banquet and conference facilities for up to 1,000 persons for cocktail receptions. Private parking. In rooms: satellite television, voice mail, free Wi-Fi access, 24-hour room service. Fully air-conditioned.

SUMMER HOTELS MAY 2009

FRANCE

HOTEL MARTINEZ

FRANCE

Evian Royal Resort
CONTACT: South Bank of Lake Geneva Rhone - Alpes www.evianroyalresort.com reservation.evianroyalresort.com

Overview One of the most exclusive resorts in the world magnificently nestled in a 47-acre park on Lake Geneva at the foot of the French Alps. The Evian Royal Palace is a temple of French elegance and refinement, where guests enjoy a luxurious and voluptuous experience. Dining In Gastronomic restaurants selected by the best French gourmet guides and the exclusive Cuisine Synergique ® Haute Gastronomie Santé. Numerous restaurants in the resort, each unique in their setting and cuisine. Recreation and Health Evian Royal Spa, Evian Masters Golf Club, Evian Masters Training Center, tennis, 5 swimming-pools including 3 covered pools and one reserved for children, a hydro-contact trail, hammam, saunas, Jacuzzis, gymnasiums and fitness centers. Features Themed gardens and water features on hotel grounds. The Evian Royal Vegetable Garden extending 3,000 m². Outstanding conference facilities, including a 1,200-person auditorium. Evian Royal Casino. Helipad. Boutiques and hairdresser. Park visits with the resort’s head gardener. The Evian Royal Kid’s Resort boasts a 4,000 m² facility for babies from 3 months old to children up to 16 years old.

The resort is home to the world-renowned Evian Royal Spa, celebrated for its exclusive regenerating treatments, to the mythical 18-hole Evian Masters Golf Course, and to the Evian Masters Training Center: a golfing concept that is unique in the world.

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SUMMER HOTELS MAY 2009

CONTACT: 46 Avenue George V www.lucienbarriere.com grandhoteldinard@lucienbarriere.com

Overview The Second Empire-style Grand Hôtel Barrière is perfect for guests who just want to relax. Culture, history and tradition are to be found at one of Europe’s most beautiful seaside resorts.

Dining In At the Grand Hôtel and the Casino, the restaurants face the sea and offer a refined and delicate menu of seafood and fish specialties. In good weather, meals may be served on the terrace. The Casino offers private, beachfront lounges for meals and theme parties after cocktails on the terrace.

Recreation and Health Leisure activities: sporting challenges, sand yachting, sailing, pedestrian rallies, cruises and boat races. Features Theme evenings and performance evenings at the Casino. Pirate evening on an island, departure from the hotel by boat. Breton evening at an inn-farm.for babies from 3 months old to children up to 16 years old. The hotel is also an ideal starting point for a number of excursions and tours to the region’s most outstanding destinations, notably Mont St. Michel, the medieval city of Dinan, Cancale, Cap Fréhal, Fort La Latte, Saint-Malo and the pink granite cliffs along the coastline.

source: lhw.com

SUMMER HOTELS MAY 2009

FRANCE

Grand Hotel Barriere

Hotel du Palais
FRANCE
CONTACT: 1 Avenue de L’Iimperatrice Aquitaine www.hotel-du-palais.com manager@hotel-du-palais.com

Overview Formerly the summer mansion of Napoleon III and Empress Eugenia, Hotel du Palais is now among the most beautiful hotels in the world, overlooking the beach and the Atlantic Ocean. Owned by the city of Biarritz, the hotel has been permanently restored. Each beautifully designed guest room is air-conditioned and has satellite television. The hotel’s luxury and ageless charm, coupled with its outstanding sports facilities, make the Palais an international center for vacationers and sports enthusiasts alike. Dining In Three restaurants, including La Villa Eugenie, for gastronomic fare; La Rotonde, facing the sea, for lunch or dinner with music; and the informal L’Hippocampe, for lunch around the pool. Recreation and Health Outdoor heated seawater pool, two sandy beaches. Sauna, pitching green, and children’s pool. Golf, surfing, horseback riding, deep-sea fishing, tennis, and squash nearby. Features Private cabanas around the pool. Hairdresser, boutiques. Eight meeting rooms. Five minutes from Biarritz Airport. Casino nearby. Special golf packages in conjunction with 10 local golf courses are available upon request.

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SUMMER HOTELS MAY 2009

BOSCOLO PLAZA
CONTACT: Boscolo Plaza Avenue de Verdun, 12 Nice reservation@nice.boscolo.com www.boscolohotels.com

Sophisticated elegance in Nice. When you say French Riviera, images of a cloudless azure sky, fine white sand, towering palm trees, and sparkling turquoise waters immediately come to mind. Think of class, elegance and hospitality in a prime location of Nice, and one magnificent image appears: the luxury hotel Plaza, a Boscolo First Class hotel.

Enter the palatial white building on the Angels Bay and you’ll discover a resplendent world of refinement, exquisite taste and flawless service that will dazzle and seduce you. Come to the 4 star hotel Plaza and enter a radiant world of luxury. Nice - Plaza luxury hotel - on the Angels Bay

SUMMER HOTELS MAY 2009

FRANCE

Greece

KIVOTOS
CONTACT: Ornos bay GR 84600 Mykonos, Greece Tel: +30 22890 24094 Fax: +30 22890 22844 Kivotos@kivotosmykonos.com www.kivotosmykonos.com

This boutique hotel with its elegant architecture was built respecting the environment and the traditions of Mykonos, one of the most famous islands in the world. Located on a private beach in the magnificent Bay of Ornos, Kivotos is just 5 minutes away from Mykonos town, port and airport.

The warm hospitable atmosphere of a small family residence is combined with the exquisite elegance and all the comforts of a luxurious villa. Kivotos has been up to dated with the latest in hotel equipment and every deluxe amenity. Each one of the 40 rooms and suites, have been individually decorated. The design, both inside and outside the hotel, includes genuine antiques, sculptures, contemporary fragments, mosaics and frescoes, all created by famous artists and local craftsmen under the meticulous attention of the owner. A harmonious blend of past and present, where the 17th, 18th and 21st century pieces of art perfectly coexist and impress you greatly. The gourmet dinner restaurant ‘La Meduse’, with its international cuisine and the seaside lunch restaurant ‘Le Pirate’ with its Mediterranean cuisine, boast outstanding gastronomic tastes. For your relaxation and exercise, Kivotos provides you with 2 swimming pools (one with sea water and underwater music), a private beach, a fully equipped fitness center, spa centre, beauty treatments, hair salon, squash court (approved by the World Squash Federation), playroom with billiard and internet café. Have your wedding ceremony performed in our traditional chapel and continue with a cocktail party on board our 25 meter motor-sailor yacht “Prince de Neufchatel” while cruising the Aegean Sea. The serene landscape, the discrete care and quality service of our personnel will make you feel at home, guaranteeing the most vivid memories of your exciting stay with us.Kivotos meaning “Ark” is a real “Noah’s Ark”, your own place of privacy, your second home ….

SUMMER HOTELS MAY 2009

GREECE

GREECE

Grand Resort Lagonissi
CONTACT: 40 Athens-Sounio Avenue www.grandresort.gr grandresort@grandresort.gr

Grand Resort represents consummate luxury in terms of location, design, facilities and service. The highest level of pampering, relaxation, leisure and recreation are values offered to the discerning visitor who wants to live this experience. Located on the south side of the Athens area, in a 72 acre peninsula of unique charm, Grand Resort exudes an aura of distinction and elegance. The magical location, surrounded by the clear blue waters of the Aegean Sea, offers both the natural beauty and the cultural treasures which have given birth to the Olympic spirit and define Greek hospitality. All villas, suites and bungalows are situated along the waterfront of the bay and offer ultimate privacy in a true dream world. (Luxury Facilities Comfort Club; Premium Services; Premium Club; Olympic Spirit Grand Sports Club; Elite Atmosphere Exclusive Club; Dream World Platinum Club)

Dining In Traditional Ouzeri Greek Restaurant. Seafront Italian Restaurant. Waterfront Polynesian and Sushi Restaurant. La Piscina Pool Bar. Piano and harp bar. Recreation and Health Blu Spa center: on the waterfront, located on the Mediterraneo beach, a perfect place for relaxation and rejuvenation, for physical and mental harmony, offering a variety of facial and body treatments. Marina.

Features Conference and banquet facilities. Medical and nutritional consultation. Beauty salon. CD, DVD, and video library. Shopping center. Chapel. Chauffeured limousine, helicopter and Lear jet service. Yacht hire. Children’s playground.

SUMMER HOTELS MAY 2009

Grecotel Exclusive Resort
CONTACT: Olympia Riviera Kastro www.grecotel.gr sales_mr@grecotel.gr

Overview Mandola Rosa evokes the glamour of Europe’s Belle Époque and has the easy, languid air of an aristocratic villa on the Riviera. This private estate centers around a small hotel, with six suites in the central building and 10 more in each of the two wings flanking the façade. Sixteen ultra-deluxe villas, each with a private pool, are scattered among the pines above the golden sand of Kyllini’s beach. High ceilings with exposed beams, sofas with hand-embroidered pillows, polished marble floors, and antique marqueterie side tables add a sense of luxurious elegance. State-of-the-art home entertainment systems, 24-hour in-room dining, and bed linens from the finest cotton are standard amenities. The Reception area and Main House open onto a broad terrace overlooking the Ionian Sea. Lush gardens with the stately palms and fragrant jasmine frame the main swimming pool. The service is as refined, with the same attention to detail and complete respect for privacy. Dining In Cap Voyage, characterized by contemporary style and classical sophistication, serves seafood and Greek cuisine, as well an inspired selection of organic foods. Asia Rosa, for new Asian dining. Le Salon, serves breakfast daily, offering a generous buffet and an à la carte menu.

Recreation and Health The resort offers one of Greece’s longest sand beaches, perfect for water sports, such as catamaran sailing, windsurfing, canoeing, waterskiing, and kite surfing, as well as for swimming and strolling. Four tennis courts, basketball, football, volleyball, tennis, table tennis and archery. The Elixir Thalassotherapy Centre occupies 4,500 square meters of space, and features an indoor pool, sauna, steam baths hamam, sixteen massage rooms – all overlooking the thalassotherapy pool, as well as fully equipped hydrotherapy facilities that offer everything from aromatherapy treatments to seaweed wraps. There is also an all-day food brasserie and juice bar and an open-air Jacuzzi. Features Ballroom for executive meetings. The Olympia Riviera International Conference Centre, jewelry boutique, mini market, doctor on call, beauty and hair salon. Children’s club for ages 3 to 12. Limousine and helicopter hire.

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SUMMER HOTELS MAY 2009

GREECE

Mandola Rosa

GREECE

KNOSSOS BEACH
BUNGALOWS & SUITES CONTACT: Kokkini Hani P.O.Box 1177 Kato Vathia , Heraklion Crete info@knossosbeach.gr www.knossosbeach.gr

Experience the Blue Knossos Beach Bungalows & Suites is a family owned resort located on the north coast of the picturesque island of Crete, Greece. One of the few privileged hotels, lying directly on the sea front, it spreads along two private sandy beaches with crystal clear shallow waters in well secluded bays with unparalleled panoramic views of the magnificent blue Aegean Sea. The resort’s excellent location, 12km from Heraklion town (10km from Heraklion Intl Airport) almost in the center of the island offers guests a unique base from which to explore Crete. The art of living Built in the style of a Cretan village, the resorts whitewashed Water Front Bungalows and the luxurious Junior Suites Sea View are spread around colourful gardens, offering ample space and privacy. The newly appointed Executive Water Front Bungalows open up to a 22-30 m2 wooden terrace with direct access to the sea. The elegant Junior Suites Sea View (42m2) designed with intelligent architecture. Natural materials, modern furniture and colorful fabrics blend together to create a restful and airy ambience. Bedrooms are spacious with stylish furniture, luxurious en-suite marble bathrooms with hydro-massage, secluded patios with outdoor showers and private terraces with sea view. Beach pavilions with daybed for endless private sunbathing are appointed to each suite.

Gracious Hospitality Authentic Cretan, Greek and Mediterranean cuisine offered at the hotel’s three restaurants: main, theme based setting and an exclusive a la carte dining experience. Our chefs’ creations typify our Mediterranean diet using fresh, local, handpicked ingredients. Facilities 24-hour reception desk (with concierge services) lobby bar, pool bar, beach bar, 24-hour room service, two private sandy beaches, two large pools, children’s pool, massage salon, massage beach pavilion, private beach pavilions with daybeds, mini market, TV room, Internet access & Wifi at lobby area, game room, meeting facilities, outdoor theatre, mini-club, playground, babysitting, dry-cleaning, doctor on call, parking. Sports & Recreation Water Sports for all ages: canoes, paddle boat, windsurfing, water ski, banana, jet-ski and parachute. On–site sports & recreation include: gym, aerobics, massage therapies, archery, tennis court, table tennis, billiard, basket ball, volley ball, mini golf, mini football, bocci ball. Nearby: snorkeling, scuba diving, sailing & cruises, mountain biking, Golf course (14 km), CretAquarium visit (4km), horse back riding (5 km), water city (14km). The attentive yet unobtrusive service is designed to cater to your every need. Knossos Beach Bungalows & Suites offers a variety of services and amenities to exceed your expectations and make your vacation to Crete a memorable experience….

SUMMER HOTELS MAY 2009

GREECE

Louis Creta Princess
CONTACT: Kokkini Hani P.O.Box 1177 Kato Vathia , Heraklion Crete info@louishotels.com www.louishotels.com

Discover genuine freedom in the warm embrace of this 4 Star Crete Hotel. The Louis Creta Princess is perfectly positioned a step away from the beach with sunny rooms and elegantly designed garden rooms situated around the pool.

The only All Inclusive Resort in Chania area Enjoy the pleasures of the palate in our spacious and elegant Samaria restaurant with new show cooking and buffet stations, visit our Italian restaurant or the china spices outdoor kiosk for lunch. At sunset don’t forget to have a refreshing cocktail in the relaxing atmosphere of the bar while gazing the glittering Mediterranean sea. Louis Creta Princess location Chania Right on the beachfront of Maleme bay, surrounded by extensive lush gardens 40 minute drive from the International Airport of Chania 6 km from the tourist resort of Platanias 17 km from Chania town

65.000 sqm of Pools & Gardens

SUMMER HOTELS MAY 2009

ITALY

Villa d’Este
CONTACT: Via Regina 40, Lake Como info@villadeste.it www.villadeste.it

Overview A former 16th-century residence of European aristocrats, Villa d’Este has welcomed guests with its gracious brand of hospitality since 1873. Visitors are treated to a celebrated standard of service, including top-rated rooms, amenities and cuisine. This lakeside villa is set in a picturesque park, a place that has won the hearts of travellers for generations. Dining In Dining choices include the formal Verandah and the Grill for haute Italian dining. Sundeck bar for snacks and light meals. Recreation and Health Outdoor pool floating on the lake. Children pool. Health club with indoor pool, gym, Turkish bath, sauna, massage and beauty salon. SPA with health, beauty and fitness treatment. Eights tennis courts (six clay)and squash. Seven 18-holes golf courses nearby. Features Piano bar. Nightclub and Disco. Beauty parlor, barbershop, boutiques, garage. 45 minutes from Milan and area airports. Five minutes from Swiss border. Five minutes from Como rail station.

SUMMER HOTELS MAY 2009

ITALY

ITALY

EXEDRA BOSCOLO
ROME
CONTACT: Boscolo Exedra Piazza della Repubblica, 47 Rome reservation@exedra.boscolo.com www.boscolohotels.com
A magnificent piazza with the ancient Roman ruins of the Diocletian Baths and the Basilica degli Angeli designed by Michelangelo sets the stage for the stately white marble palazzo from the 19th century that appears in all of its splendor: the luxury hotel Exedra. The breathtaking beauty of this superb 5 star luxury hotel in the heart of Rome with 240 rooms, 2 exclusive restaurants, a marvelous rooftop terrace with pool and a modern business center is beyond compare. Everything at the luxury hotel Exedra - the soft lighting, warm golden hues, fresh flowers, and faint music in the background -- expresses neoclassical elegance, while its courteous and competent staff is a sterling example of modern efficiency and always available to satisfy your needs. Rome - Exedra luxury hotel - in the heart of Rome

SUMMER HOTELS MAY 2009

DEI DOGI
VENEZIA
CONTACT: Boscolo Dei Dogi Madonna dell’Orto, 3500 Venice reservation@deidogi.boscolo.com www.boscolohotels.com

Noble Venice. The Boscolo Hotel Dei Dogi is a 5 Star Luxury Hotel housed in the historic and prestigious Palazzo Rizzo Patarol, formerly the French and Savoyan embassies. The 18th-century luxury of its precious marbles, splendid period frescoes and majestic chandeliers make the Boscolo Hotel Dei Dogi the ideal place to immerse yourself in the magical atmosphere of this unique city. The luxury hotel is the only one in Venice to vaunt a vast internal garden evocatively overlooking the lagoon, perfectly conserved in all its historical detail. The location of the Boscolo Hotel Dei Dogi, close to the centre but removed from the most crowded streets, lends a sense of peace to the city’s multifaceted charm. Venice - Dei Dogi luxury hotel - close to the centre

SUMMER HOTELS MAY 2009

ITALY

ITALY

Hotel Santa Caterina
ROME
CONTACT: S.S. Amalfitana, 9 info@hotelsantacaterina.it www.hotelsantacaterina.it

The elegant Hotel Santa Caterina, a superb, privately owned retreat in a stunning location. It is stylish and luxurious with service to match. The hotel is situated at the summit of an extensive property, which begins along the Amalfi Drive and tumbles down to the water on a series of bougainvillea cascades, with vast lemon and orange groves covering numerous natural terraces. All guest rooms have air conditioning, telephone, refrigerator, hair dryer, satellite television, and a private terrace. The suites are the most striking of all, each fully equipped with a Jacuzzi and hand-painted ceramic tiles.

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CONTACT Via Croce, 11/15 80073 Capri (Napoli) Ph. +39 081 9787111 Fax +39 081 8374493 reservations@tiberiopalace.com www.tiberiopalace.com
With fabulous views over the charming Capri townscape, the JW Marriott Capri Tiberio Palace & Spa represents the prefect combination of elegant design with the intimate ambiance of the most luxurious boutique hotel. A meticulous renovation program has restored all of the original splendour of a hotel, which, in the early 1900’s, was a synonym for the finest Island hospitality. The exquisite furnishings of the bedrooms and suites, the stunning views from the balconies and terraces, the wonderful sensory experiences to be enjoyed in the spa, the impeccable service and the finest Mediterranean cooking, are guaranteed to satisfy even the most demanding of guests. The Classic and Superior Rooms, Prestige Rooms, Junior Suites and Imperial Suites are decorated with beautiful, delicately colored textiles and luxurious furnishings, and all have private balconies and terraces offering guests the most enviable views out over the Island of Capri and the sea. The “White” Restaurant is a veritable culinary paradise. In this luxurious and supremely elegant atmosphere, diners are treated to the very best of Mediterranean cuisine, featuring the freshest Island produce.

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ITALY

JW Marriott Capri Tiberio
Palace & Spa 5 stars luxury

TURKEY

CONTACT: Ciragan Caddesi No. 32, Besiktas WWW.CIRAGAN-PALACE.COM businesscenter.ciraganpalace@kempinski.com

Overview The Ciragan Palace Kempinski Istanbul, once the home of Ottoman sultans (the only Imperial Palace Hotel in Turkey), is dramatically situated on the shores of the Bosphorus. This incomparable view reflects the grandeur and glamour of the hotel itself, which is the only palace in Istanbul to have become a five-star hotel. The Ciragan Palace Kempinski has 313 rooms. Aside from 11 opulent suites in the palace itself, there are an additional 20 suites in the hotel. The Ciragan Palace Kempinski is also famous for its fantabulous weddings and is a preferred honeymoon destination. When you see fireworks going off over the Bosphorus near the Ciragan, chances are they part of a Ciragan wedding celebration.

And if you need to plan a meeting or arrange for conference rooms, do give us a call. With 16 rooms in the palace and 4 in the hotel, we can accommodate from 10 to 1000 people. You can be sure our state-of-the-art technology, thoughtful organization, and the consummate comfort of our facilities will guarantee a flawless, successful meeting of minds. Of course a variety of luxury services are available. Twenty-four hour room service, concierge, health club services, laundry / dry cleaning are a few of the many amenities you can expect to find. Whether you wish to go by limousine, luxurious van, helicopter, or by boat, the Ciragan Palace Kempinski will arrange for all your transport needs in Istanbul. Located in the city center, just a 45 minute drive from Ataturk International Airport, The Ciragan Palace Kempinski Istanbul offers its guest incomparable service and comfort. Recreation and Health Çiragan Palace Kempinski SPA managed by Sanitas, 810 m2, serves its guests and members through its alternatives of fitness track course, 4 massage rooms, one of which is equipped with a hydrotherapy tub, separately for ladies and men; sauna, steam room and resting lounges, Turkish bath-Hamam, indoor pool, jacuzzi, outdoor pool, changing rooms for ladies and men with large lockers supplied with bathrobes, towels, slippers and some other amenities. Indoor pool and fitness center open 24 hours.

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TURKEY

Ciragan Palace Kempinski Istanbul

TURKEY

Adam&Eve Hotels
Turkey
CONTACT: İskele Mevkii, 07500 info@adamevehotels.com www.adamevehotels.com

This is the beginning of a new journey. This is the return to paradise. Adam & Eve, in Belek, Antalya Infinite reflections in stories-high intricate mirror mosaics dazzle the eye. The view stretches across one of the world’s largest pools to merge with the sea and disappear into the horizon. A rich visual temptation, a scene that the original parents of humanity could never have imagined... Sleekly elegant restaurants, coupled with a visual celebration of pleasure for the eye and mind. This elite and exclusive destination is truly hedonistic, inviting you to indulge in the pleasures of a 100,000 square meter enclave of secluded forest, overlooking the pure, turquoise Mediterranean, the most pampering and relaxing spa treatments and the finest cuisine from cultures around the globe, not to mention seaside golf.

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Luxury & Resort
CONTACT: Tasliburun Mevkii Belek •Antalya • TURKEY www.calista.com.tr

Calista Luxury Resort is waiting for you, with it’s culture of service perfection. Located in Antalya Belek, the popular tourism center sits on the shore of the Mediterranean sea, amid the forest where native plants and birds thrive. The Resort comprises an area of 120.000m2, and has a completely unique architectural design. The hotel is 27 km from the airport, 35 km from Antalya and 4 km from Belek. The hotel, with its unusual and gorgeous architecture, exclusive and modern “Á la Carte All Inclusive” concept, 4 international quality certifications (ISO 9001:2000 Quality management system, ISO 140001 Environmental management system, OHSAS 18001 Occupational health and safety system, ISO 22000 Food security system) and its own microbiology laboratory, has opened its doors for its distinguished guests.

In Calista Luxury Resort caters to every age, taste, and culture with the entertainment and recreation we provide. The variety of events and activities are endless. With a multinational professional team of entertainers, our world class entertainment and activities are waiting for our special guests. Throughout the day you can learn the basics of salsa dancing, play beach volleyball on our fine sand, or simply choose to relax in our world-renowned SPA. You can also sit back and listen to classical music provided by our fine musicians. In short, Calista offers the best entertainment and recreation selection in the world. Sport and fitness There are 5 tennis courts built according to the international standards, a heated swimming pool, aerobics, step aerobics, fitness center, table tennis, volleyball, basketball, beach volley and water sports activities at the premises of the hotel. Kids and teens Various programs and shows will be offered for our young guests between the ages of 0 - 17 years. Peak of animation Calista Luxury Resort has chosen Entertainment Programs which are appropriate for all age groups, taste and cultures. Our international and highly professional animation team will organize an infinite party for you. You can also learn Dance Lessons or simply play Beach Volleyball on fine sand.

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TURKEY

CALISTA

TURKEY

Swissotel The Bosphorus
Istanbul
CONTACT: Bayildim Caddesi 2 Macka, Besiktas www.istanbul.swissotel.com bosphorus@swissotel.com

Swissôtel The Bosphorus, Istanbul is the “Meeting Point” within the Istanbul society. The hotel, as a member of the Leading Hotels of the World, is one of the premier hotels in Istanbul. The hotel has received over the years various accolades and awards. It has been six times awarded “Best Places to Stay in the World” by the Conde Nast Traveler Gold List in 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004 and 2005. The hotel has also received the prestigious “Five Star Diamond Award” in 2000, 2001 and 2002 from the American Academy of Hospitality Science as well as “The Institution that gives the Best Training in Tourism Industry” award from Skalite 2003 Quality in Tourism Awards in Turkey. Concerning price, quality and value relationships, Travel + Leisure magazine’s readers have rated the best hotels around the world for value and Swissôtel The Bosphorus, Istanbul is among the “Top 10 Hotels For Value Overall”. Recently the hotel has been named to the T+L 500, Travel + Leisure’s annual list of the 500 greatest hotels and resorts in the world, featured in January 2006 issue. Its guest rooms and suites offer guests a wide range of luxurious accommodation, from the comfort of a standard room to the grace of a Presidential Suite. Swiss Executive Floor rooms offer an exceptional service and Executive Lounge with upgraded continental breakfast.

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Turkey, Antalya

CONTACT: Kundu Koyu, Oteller Mevkii, Lara 07110 www.mardanpalace.com Enquiry@mardanpalace.com

A sense of place recreating the extraordinary palatial architecture of ancient ottoman days combined with a great passion for service and quality are the prime ingredients to tailor make oriental fairy tales. Situated on the shores of the Turkish Riviera, Mardan Palace represents a return of greatness with all the attention to detail you need for a pampered stay in paradise. Every room has been designed and appointed to the most luxurious standard, each with spectacular views over either the Beydaglari mountains, the Mediterranean Sea or the vast swimming pool.

The hotel has been designed by renowned international interior designer with the intention to reflect the famous trademarks of the city of Istanbul. The Dolmabahce Palace lobby creates an amazing atmosphere with 21m high ceiling and 2800sqm lobby surface including generous lobby terrace. A total of 560 rooms and suites are catering for every guest’s delight. The Maiden tower will house carefully selected 6 a la carte restaurants. An especially designed amphitheatre for spectacular performance seats 900 guests. 4 aquariums imported from the world reflect the unique atmosphere of the different seas. The Mardan Spa offers a comprehensive menu of pampering indulgence to help you to relax and revitalize.

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Mardan Palace

HUNGARY

CONTACT: Aquaworld Hotel and Water Theme Park PLC.H-1044 Budapest, Íves út 16. reservation@aqua-world.hu www.aqua-world.hu

Ramada Resort Budapest is an 8-storey building of an undulating design, defined by spacious terraces and internal areas and enormous glass wall surfaces; it is quite impressive, yet it reflects a pleasant natural atmosphere. Aquaworld is unique in Central Europe with its undivided 4200 m2 indoor area covered by an enormous dome structure, of a diameter of 72 m and a height of 21 m. The semispherical dome itself is exceptional in that its wooden support elements are covered by a multi-layer foil system developed in space research which provides anti-UV protection and prevents condensation and snow accumulation thanks to an ingenious solution whereby 22 ºC air is blown in between the foils. Moreover, the interior design of the aqua-complex features a breath-taking replica Angkor temple with a labyrinth of interconnected suspension bridges, towers and rest areas.

Its excellent location, special architecture and unique service structure will make the Ramada Resort – Aquaworld Budapest complex a tourist symbol of Budapest, a worthy continuation of the tradition that has made it the city of spas, and a priority destination of domestic as well as foreign tourists. Businessmen can choose between elegant and comfortable rooms with internet access or homely 2- or 3-roomed apartments, depending on the length of their stay and whether they are accompanied by their family. Conference guests will appreciate the exquisite conference facilities: the premises, equipped with state-of-the-art technology, have mobile walls and can thus be converted into rooms of a smaller or larger size, as requested; they have good natural light conditions, less tiring for the eyes, and direct access to the terraces where participants can get a breath of fresh air during breaks. Families will love the 2- and 3-roomed apartments, ideal for a family stay, while enjoying every advantage of the four-star service. The main source of family experiences is, of course, the Aquaworld water theme park, open all year round. Wellness lovers will find everything needed for physical and spiritual harmony. The Oriental Spa, Wellness and Fitness Centre has a relaxation bath with glass walls and a shrine-like mandala pool, a real isle of tranquillity. The Beauty Farm offers beauty programmes and massage treatments. Aquaworld has a separate Sauna World section, with tepidarium and steam and aroma cabins, and pleasant, purifying and healing aromatherapy treatments.

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RAMADA RESORT HOTEL Budapest

HUNGARY

Boat Hotel Fortuna
Budapest
CONTACT: H-1137 Budapest, Szent István park fortuna@mail.ohb.hu www.ohb.hu

Our boathotel lies at anchor on the Pest side of the capital, next to the Margaret bridge, opposite Margaret Island. It is very easy to get along near the hotel and it has reserverd parking places for the guests coming by car in front of Szent István park, on the low-bund of Pest. Fortuna Boathotel and Restaurant can be reached in 15 minutes from all the major railway stations of Budapest and from all the international bus stations. The airport is situated only 40 minutes away from us. Trolleybuses 76 and 79 stop at Szent István park and trams 2, 4 and 6 stop at Jászai Mari square, enabling the guests to approach the hotel by public transportation. An ample choice of services is available to our guests. Restaurant Lord Nelson, where the buffet breakfast is served, is an ideal place for business lunches and family dinners during the day. Francis Drake Pub is a beer-house for people who like light entertainment and our cafe is the home of quiet chats and snacks. We can offer our exclusive saloon for conveying business meetings and conferences. Any of our catering units is suitable for serving meetings, lectures, standing receptions or weddings. Technical equipment is available upon request.

Youth hostel area: One of the floors on the boat is a designated youth hostel area with 14 rooms, 29 beds and common shower areas. There are 4 triple rooms, 7 double rooms and 3 single rooms. In each of the four shower rooms (2 for men, 2 for women), there are 3 showers and toilets as well. Breakfast is not included in the rate, but if you pay for it, you get the same quality breakfast that the other guests in the standard rooms are getting. Our boat is the member of the Hungarian Youth Hostel Association since 2001, which means that the youth hostel area meets both Hungarian and international quality requirements.

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CONTACT: Szent Gellért tér 1., 1111 Budapest www.danubiushotels.com gellert.reservation@danubiushotels.com
FACILITIES 221 rooms and 13 suites with bath or shower, Sat.-TV, in-house movie programmes, telephone, radio, minibar. Smoking rooms. Business centre, WiFi in all areas, souvenir shop, laundry and dry cleaning, newsstand, babysitting service, transfers, car park. SPA, WELLNESS Indoor swimming pool, outdoor swimming pool and wave pool (summer season), Jacuzzi, thermal baths, sauna, steam room, Thai massage. Beauty salon, sun terrace, solarium. Note: The Gellért Baths are under the management of the Budapest Spas and Thermal Waters Co. Ltd. Spa opening hours can be modified without prior notice. DINING Panorama Restaurant with terrace offering Hungarian and international cuisine. Gipsy music from spring to autumn. Brasserie and café with terrace in the summer, lobby bar. CONFERENCE AND BANQUET FACILITIES – DANUBIUS QUALITY CONFERENCE 7 function rooms with 15 to 240 seating capacities.

“Art-nouveau extravagance – the world’s most famous spa” Noble hotel situated on the Danube riverbank, at the foot of Gellért Hill. Impressive Art-Nouveau building with large, light corridors and lots of character. Shares its building with the famous Gellért Spa – guests have free access through a private elevator down to the city’s most beautiful thermal bath. 10 minutes’ walk from Great Market Hall and the downtown shopping area. Excellent business facilities, superb food in the brasserie and a charming coffee shop serving traditional pastries.

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Danubius Hotel Gellert Budapest

HUNGARY

Boscolo New York Palace Budapest
CONTACT: Erzsébet krt. 9-11. 1073 Budapest reservation@newyork.boscolo.com www.boscolohotels.com

Luxury and culture in the heart of Budapest Contemporary New York Palace is the rethinking of the original edifice built in 1894 by the creative ideas of Maurizio Papiri. The building has an eclectic style relying on the Italian renaissance however the most unique contemporary interior design has gained ground in the formation of inner spaces creating one of the most dignified hotels within the Boscolo Group. The opulent splendour of the 5 star New York Palace luxury hotel can be recognized not only in forms but materials as well. All the finest marble, textiles and furnishings for the luxury Hotel come from the original home of style and design: Italy. Budapest - New York Palace luxury hotel

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Budapest
CONTACT: Erzsebet ter 7-8 www.kempinski-budapest.com hotel.corvinus@kempinksi.com

Overview The Kempinski Hotel Corvinus Budapest, the first luxury hotel in the city, remains a gold standard amongst Budapest hotels, luxury lifestyle destination and conference organization. Towering over the very center of Budapest, the Hotel, purpose-built and boldly modern, features 335 beautifully appointed rooms, some of the biggest in town, 29 suites and two presidential suites.

Dining In Whether you eat in the smart Bistro Jardin or in our fine dining Ristorante Giardino, lovers of good food will have a memorable time in our very special atmosphere. An ideal place to meet friends: the Lobby Lounge at teatime and for a glass of champagne before your evening begins. Recreation and Health An oasis of calm in the beating heart of the city. The exquisite Asian-accented Kempinski Spa is graced with natural materials, authentic hand-crafted furniture from Indonesia and China, while our selection of facilities boast the latest technologies. Our therapies follow or take inspiration from ancient massage practices, which we integrate with some of the most advanced creams and oils available in the science of beauty. Heated indoor pool, Steam Bath, Kneipp Bench, Aromatic and Finnish Sauna, Tepidarium, Shower adventures, Spa Suite, Solarium, Gym, and Bar. Features The Hotel’s conference and meeting facilities, including a luxury ballroom, all freshly refurbished and upgraded, cover an area of 1238 sqm, equipped with state-of-theart technology and managed by a dedicated team of conference professionals.

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Kempinski Corvinus

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destinations

A journey through art and culture!
The recipient of the Boscolo Cultural Bites Gift Box will enjoy historic cities and monuments in Italy and Europe where he/she can marvel at the architectural splendours of the past as well as admire modern and futuristic trends. Why not enjoy a journey through the Renaissance by discovering Florence and its beautiful Piazza Della Signoria, the world-famous Basilica Santa Maria Del Fiore and its Duomo, Giotto’s Belfry, the historic medieval bridge of Ponte Vecchio spanning the river Arno and the splendid Uffizi Gallery? Or how about a walk through the colourful and lively Ramblas at the heart of Barcelona, relaxing in the sun-lit Plaza de Catalonia and discovering the Barrio Gotico, the medieval part of the city with its narrow lanes, cathedral and Ancient Roman Walls. Or just marvel at Antonio Gaudi’s wonderful and eccentric Church of the Sagrada Familia!

The perfect gift for lovers of history and architecture!
The Cultural Bites Gift Box includes a voucher for 2 nights in a superior, centrally located hotel (2 pax per weekend on a bed and breakfast basis) in any of the following destinations: Barcelona, Berlin, Bologna, Budapest, Catania, Florence, Istanbul, Lisbon, Madrid, Milan, Naples, Palermo, Paris, Rome, Turin and Verona The voucher and the Box can be redeemed any weekend of the year and is valid for 12 months from the time of purchase of the Gift Box.

PRICE : 249 euro

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LET YOURSELF BE ENCHANTED BY THE CHARM OF ROME, ETERNAL CITY. Moments of art, cultural weekend. For the lovers of any artistic period, here is Rome. In the Eternal City you will be able to experience the magnificence of the Empire, the classicism of the Renaissance, the voluptuousness of Baroque, and let yourself be surprised by the beauties of the many museums. And you can also discover the cradle of Christianity, admiring Saint Peter’s and the beauty of the Sistine Chapel. A timeless charm that you can explore as much as you wish with a two-night stay, in a double bedroom with double bed with breakfast included. REX HOTEL **** Warmth and Hospitality mark this Hotel, perfectly located so as to allow you to easily reach all the main tourist attractions of the city. A contemporary and classic style for the interiors of the common areas and the private rooms. A pleasant and comfortable stay.

DAYDREAM IN A MUSEUM EN PLEIN AIR. Moments of art, cultural weekend. In Florence it is easy to breathe art wherever you are. From the Cathedral, to Giotto’s Bell Tower, to Piazza della Signoria and the Loggia dei Lanzi, everything makes you feel like you truly are in a museum en plein air. Later, towards the end of the day, from Piazzale Michelangelo it is possible to admire the city in all its splendour, dyed with the colours of the sunset like an amazing painting. A unique work of art that will welcome you for a two-night stay in a double bedroom with double bed with breakfast included. PALAZZO OGNISSANTI**** A prestigious 19th-century building, located in the heart of the historic Florence, decorated with simple elegance. The interiors, rooms included, are extremely bright and furnished with light, neutral colours. A privileged location from which it is easy to reach all the sites of historic and cultural interests of the city and many characteristic local restaurants and trattorias.

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WELCOME TO THE REALM OF CLASS, IN PARIS. Moments of art, cultural weekend. A glance is enough to see how Paris is an immense living masterpiece, where even the metro stations are works of art. A marriage of past and modernity that finds its emblematic expression in the various architectural sites that characterize the city, each related to a specific historic period. Discover Paris in all its details treating yourself to a two-night stay in a double bedroom with double bed with breakfast included. HOTEL PALMA *** at a stone’s throw from l’arche de triomphe, the Hotel is located in a charming, recently renovated building. The atmosphere, characteristic of Paris, is of sudden warmth and liveliness, thanks to the fanciful decorations, wooden furniture, and gracious wicker armchairs. A skilfully picked monochromy of pastel shades make the rooms (each of which is personalized with a different colour) bright, welcoming, cosy and elegant.

ExPERIENCE WONDERFUL THRILLS IN THE MAGIC CITY, PRAGUE. Moments of art, cultural weekend. In the golden city every place is painted with pure art, in all its forms: the medieval fortress recalls the atmosphere of a fantasy movie, Malá Strana and Staré Mesto seem to come directly from a gothic novel, Charles Bridge almost seems the subject of a surreal painting. A destination with a thousand facets, surrounded by a magic mood, rich with artistic treasures, that you will be able to visit by spending two nights in a double bed with double bedroom with breakfast included. HOTEL MAJESTIC PREMIUM **** In the centre of Prague, a skilfully designed hotel, distinguished for a structure made of bright and elegant spaces, designed for the comfort of its guests. The rooms are provided with exclusive, warm-coloured furniture, in Biedermeier or Art Deco style, making for an intimate and elegant atmosphere.

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CULTURE AND TRADITIONS DAY AND NIGHT, IN MADRID. Moments of art, cultural weekend. Monumental and cosmopolitan, Madrid has no schedule and invites you to admire her with all your five senses. The heart of the city beats in its squares and along the famous “avenidas”, always crowded with people. Like the Gran Via, one of the favourite destinations for tourists, or the Paseo della Castellanda, that houses interesting buildings for lovers of modern architecture. Traditions and culture welcome you with a two-night stay in a double bedroom with double bed and breakfast included. RAFAEL HOTELES VENTAS **** A few minutes away from the renowned arena “las Ventas”, the hotel has been designed to offer complete comfort to its guests. The rooms, most of which are embellished with wooden floors, are equipped with modern and elegant furniture and white linens and curtains. An ideal destination for relaxing after a walk and to leave again for visiting either the old part of the city or the exclusive shopping area

INDULGE IN SUN, MOVIDA AND MAJESTIC WORKS OF ART, IN BARCELONA. Moments of art, cultural weekend. Barcelona has to be looked at, listened to and savoured to the fullest. Starting from Plaza de Catalunya, the centre of the city, and continuing along the Ramblas up to the Barrio Gotico, a maze of little streets and bursting heart of the city’s night life. The symbol city of Picasso and Gaudi, who left an inheritance that alone is worth the journey, where you can treat yourself to a two-night stay in a double bedroom with double bed with breakfast included. HOTEL CITYPARK NICARAGUA **** Not far from the centre, in Plaza España, the hotel has a modern soul with well-kept, modern interiors. The rooms, that provide an intimate atmosphere, are equipped with monochrome and dark-wood furniture and provide all the main comforts.

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A JOURNEY TO THE DISCOVERY OF THE TWO SOULS OF BERLIN. Moments of art, cultural weekend. Surprising, technological, ambitious: here are some adjectives that could describe the capital of the united Germany. A city under construction that, starting from the legendary night of November 9th 1989, when the Wall that had divided it for almost thirty years finally fell, has radically changed in appearance becoming the destination of the most daring architects. Two charming souls, ancient and modern, that you will discover during your two-night stay in a double bedroom with double bed with breakfast included. TULIP INN BERLIN FRIEDRICHSHAIN***. Located in the east-central area of Berlin, close to the underground station and to the train station, it is a traditional hotel with a modern style. The rooms are characteristic and comfortable, decorated in “Heritage” style, with floral patterns and elegant wood furniture.

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CLOSE THE CHARM OF A NEW WORLD, IN LISBON

Moments of art, cultural weekend. Lisbon strikes for its iridescent colours, its pastel buildings, its enchanting decorations of blue and white ceramics, its noble and gentle atmosphere, the vast breathing of the ocean. Maze-like neighbourhoods, wide boulevards, panoramic viewpoints, exotic gardens. Elements that offer a unique and particular charm that you will be able to savour during a two-night stay in a double bedroom with double bed with breakfast included. TURIM IBERIA HOTEL**** Modern and innovative, the Hotel is located in the centre of the city in a residential neighbourhood with several services and stores, not far from one of the most important streets of Lisbon. A facility designed to offer a high level of comfort on every occasion.

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CROSS THE MARVELlOUS PORTAL TO THE EAST, ISTANBUL Moments of art, cultural weekend. The ancient Byzantium is a unique city, where the west encounters the east creating fascinating and exotic atmospheres. Here everything tastes like adventure: relax in a hammam, go up the Bosphorus on a boat, enjoy the exciting elegance of the Blue Mosque. An emotion that is ready to be experienced with a two-night stay in a double bedroom with double bed with breakfast included. RAMADA ISTANBUL OLD CITY****. With its excellent location in the old city, close to the main tourist attractions, the Hotel offers a wonderful stay to the many guests that every year make it to Istanbul. Recently renovated, it is provided with middle-size rooms, elegant and well-kept, a spectacular restaurant on the top floor and the inevitable Turkish bath.

TAKE A SEAT IN THE ELEGANT LIVING ROOM OF ITALY, TURIN Moments of art, cultural weekend. Turin, which has always been a favourite of for cultural tourism, is an elegant and discreet lady that does not parade her beauty. An enchanting place where you will be able to plunge into a nineteenth-century atmosphere and sit at the same table where Cavour or Alexandre Dumas would sit in their time. A destination of a thousand surprises that will welcome you to a two-night stay in a double bedroom with double bed with breakfast included. JOLLY HOTEL LIGURE****. In the middle of the financial and cultural centre of Turin, the Hotel welcomes its guests in an elegant and modern environment, ideal for a relaxing stay devoted to art and history. An interestingly tasty note about the facility is the restaurant “il Birichino”, with high quality gastronomic offers shaped around regional tradition, but reinterpreted with a modern flare.

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VISIT MILAN, A WINDOW OVERLOOKING EUROPE. Moments of art, cultural weekend. The financial capital of Italy, one of the most dynamic metropolises in the world, Milan has not lost the secret charm that arises from the places and precious signs of its past. A window that overlooks Europe, rich with numerous architectural styles, but also with life. A place where it is easy to go from the poetry of the Navigli and of the artists of Brera to the fashion of via Montenapoleone and the daily life of the local markets. A well-rounded experience that awaits you with a two-night stay in a double bedroom with a double bed with breakfast included. NH JOLLY HOTEL MACHIAVELLI****. At the gates of the Milanese financial heart, this modern and functional hotel represents the ideal choice for a stay dedicated to relaxation and comfort. The rooms, furnished in very good taste, stand out for the elegance of their wooden floors and marble bathrooms, while the restaurant “Caffé Niccolò” offers a high level cuisine, with truly “auteur” dishes and an excellent wine selection.

ADMIRE WORKS OF ART, MUSIC AND LOVE IN VERONA. Moments of art, cultural weekend. Verona is a city rich with history, art, traditions and culture. Walking through the historic centre, along the banks of the Adige, every step will lead you to a different work of art. Famous places are: the house of Juliet, the well-known Shakespearian character, and the Arena which, during the summer, houses shows, concerts and the evocative Festival of the Opera. A mixture of works of art ready to welcome you during a two-night stay in a double bedroom with a double bed with breakfast included. HOTEL LEON D’ORO****. Located in the centre of Verona, close to the most important monuments, the Hotel is elegant and bright. The rooms are spacious, furnished with elegance and provided with modern comforts and the Salgari restaurant offers all the most characteristic Veronese dishes.

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SURPRISE YOURSELF IN THE LAND OF A THOUSAND CULTURES, PALERMO Moments of art, cultural weekend. Capital of Sicily, Palermo (from the greek Pan-Ormos “all-harbour”) is considered the point of junction between the Mediterranean Sea and Europe. For this reason over the centuries it has been subject to the dominion of many peoples, each of which left its own contribution of monuments and extraordinary remains. A journey through history awaits you during a two-night stay in a double bedroom with double bed and breakfast included. EXCELSIOR PALACE HOTEL****. Built on the occasion of the National Exhibition in 1891, and recently renovated, the Hotel did not lose its Belle Epoque atmosphere and its elegant Art Nouveau style. Spacious and welcoming rooms, with classic furniture and warm colours, perfect for creating the ideal intimacy for a relaxing stay.

MODERNITY AND TRADITION IN THE PARIS OF THE EAST, BUDAPEST. Moments of art, cultural weekend. On one side the historic and tranquil Buda, on the other the modern and hectic Pest.A city with two souls, that will bring you back to the times of the “Belle Époque” with the seductive atmosphere of its famous spa and will charm you with its new stores, cafes and buildings, skilfully renovated with particular attention to Western-style luxury. A wonderful city to get to know during a two-night stay in a double bedroom with a double bed with breakfast included. HOTEL MERCURE BUDAPEST BUDA****. Located in the oldest part of Budapest, the Hotel is covered with huge glass walls that let the natural light into the simple and delicate interiors. An architecturally contemporary facility provided with mediumsize rooms, modern furniture and pastel shades that make for a sense of intimacy and elegance.

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BULGARY
Hotel Aida CONTACT: Cigov chark,Batak,Bulgaria +359 899197052 +359(0)35533042 www.hotelaida.bg reservations@hotelaida.bg BARCELO ROYAL BEACH CONTACT: 8240 Sunny Beach, Bulgaria royalbeach@barcelo.com www.barceloroyalbeach.com Hotel Lilia Golden Sands CONTACT: 9007 Varna Tel./Fax +359 52 357010 Tel./Fax. +359 52 357004 Tel. + 359 52 357000 manager@hotellilia.com www.hotellilia.com HOTEL NASLADA CONTACT: Varna 9000, BLVD. “Tsar Osvoboditel” 15 contact@hotelnaslada.com www.hotelnaslada.com Hotel PLAMENA Palace CONTACT: Primorsko, Oazis Str. 13 + 359 886 188 144 + 359 886 188 155 www.plamena-palace.com plamena_palace@abv.bg

FRANCE
HOTEL MARTINEZ CONTACT: 73, Boulevard La Croisette Provence - Alpes - Cote www.hotel-martinez.com martinez@concorde-hotels.com BOSCOLO PLAZA CONTACT: Boscolo Plaza Avenue de Verdun, 12 Nice reservation@nice.boscolo.com www.boscolohotels.com Hotel du Palais CONTACT: 1 Avenue de L’Iimperatrice Aquitaine www.hotel-du-palais.com manager@hotel-du-palais.com Grand Hotel Barriere CONTACT: 46 Avenue George V www.lucienbarriere.com grandhoteldinard@lucienbarriere.com Evian Royal Resort CONTACT: South Bank of Lake Geneva Rhone - Alpes www.evianroyalresort.com reservation.evianroyalresort.com

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GREECE
Louis Creta Princess CONTACT: Kokkini Hani P.O.Box 1177 Kato Vathia , Heraklion Crete info@louishotels.com www.louishotels.com KIVOTOS CONTACT: Ornos bay GR 84600 Mykonos, Greece Tel: +30 22890 24094 Fax: +30 22890 22844 Kivotos@kivotosmykonos.com www.kivotosmykonos.com KNOSSOS BEACH BUNGALOWS & SUITES CONTACT: Kokkini Hani P.O.Box 1177 Kato Vathia , Heraklion Crete info@knossosbeach.gr www.knossosbeach.gr Mandola Rosa Grecotel Exclusive Resort CONTACT: Olympia Riviera Kastro www.grecotel.gr sales_mr@grecotel.gr Grand Resort Lagonissi CONTACT: 40 Athens-Sounio Avenue www.grandresort.gr grandresort@grandresort.gr

ITALY
BOSCOLO DEI DOGI VENEZIA CONTACT: Boscolo Dei Dogi Madonna dell’Orto, 3500 Venice reservation@deidogi.boscolo.com www.boscolohotels.com EXEDRA BOSCOLO ROME CONTACT: Boscolo Exedra Piazza della Repubblica, 47 Rome reservation@exedra.boscolo.com www.boscolohotels.com Hotel Santa Caterina ROME CONTACT: S.S. Amalfitana, 9 info@hotelsantacaterina.it www.hotelsantacaterina.it JW Marriott Capri Tiberio Palace & Spa CONTACT Via Croce, 11/15 80073 Capri (Napoli) Ph. +39 081 9787111 Fax +39 081 8374493 reservations@tiberiopalace.com www.tiberiopalace.com Villa d’Este CONTACT: Via Regina 40, Lake Como info@villadeste.it www.villadeste.it

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TURKEY
Adam&Eve Hotels Turkey CONTACT: İskele Mevkii, 07500 info@adamevehotels.com www.adamevehotels.com CALISTA Luxury & Resort CONTACT: Tasliburun Mevkii Belek •Antalya • TURKEY www.calista.com.tr Ciragan Palace Kempinski Istanbul CONTACT: Ciragan Caddesi No. 32, Besiktas WWW.CIRAGAN-PALACE.COM businesscenter.ciraganpalace@kempinski.com Mardan Palace Turkey, Antalya CONTACT: Kundu Koyu, Oteller Mevkii, Lara 07110 www.mardanpalace.com Enquiry@mardanpalace.com Swissotel The Bosphorus Istanbul CONTACT: Bayildim Caddesi 2 Macka, Besiktas www.istanbul.swissotel.com bosphorus@swissotel.com

HUNGARY
RAMADA RESORT HOTEL Budapest CONTACT: Aquaworld Hotel and Water Theme Park PLC.H-1044 Budapest, Íves út 16. reservation@aqua-world.hu www.aqua-world.hu Danubius Hotel Gellert Budapest CONTACT: Szent Gellért tér 1., 1111 Budapest www.danubiushotels.com gellert.reservation@danubiushotels.com Boat Hotel Fortuna Budapest CONTACT: H-1137 Budapest, Szent István park fortuna@mail.ohb.hu www.ohb.hu Kempinski Corvinus Budapest CONTACT: Erzsebet ter 7-8 www.kempinski-budapest.com hotel.corvinus@kempinksi.com Boscolo New York Palace Budapest CONTACT: Erzsébet krt. 9-11. 1073 Budapest reservation@newyork.boscolo.com www.boscolohotels.com

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