The 85th anniversary of the hotel Association, Buro 24
This year the world’s largest Association of hospitality The Leading Hotels of The World celebrates its 85th birthday. To celebrate round date team LHW timed series of stories about famous films, episodes which at different times appeared in the company’s hotels.
LHW has more than 430 hotel complexes and mini-hotels, resorts and spas, located in over 80 countries. Among the most famous are the Ritz London and the Ritz Paris, which were filming the romantic Comedy “Notting hill” with Julia Roberts and Thriller “the da Vinci Code” with Tom Hanks.
Still from the film “Notting hill”
Venetian hotel Cipriani&Palazzo Vendramin, which is owned by the hotel brand Orient-Express, has provided a platform for the filming of “Casino Royale”, the 21st film in the series about the English agent James bond. As a compliment to every room Cipriani & Palazzo Vendramin, which is the pride of The Leading Hotels of The World, there is a disc of “Casino Royale”.
Still from the film “Casino Royale”
Another film with Daniel Craig — “Devushkas the dragon tattoo” — which relates to one of the hotels Association LHW. We are talking about The Dolder Grand located in Zurich, facade, reception and the corridor leading to the rooms, become part of David Fincher’s film.
The audience of the second part of the film “Sex and the city” certainly remember the luxurious Taj Palace Marrakech. Interestingly, during the filming of the Taj Palace was not yet open to guests, but most of the repair work was completed. Endless path-to-door access, a huge swimming pool, covered with green marble from Guatemala, ceilings decorated with gold leaf are just a small part of the decoration of the hotel.
Taj Palace Marrakech
Still from the film “sex and the city 2”
The plot of the film is Steven Soderbergh’s “ocean’s 11″unfolded at the hotel Las Vegas Bellagio Towers, also owned by the LHW. Today guests can visit the places that were filmed episodes, including the famous Picasso restaurant.
Shooting two feature films of modern cinema genius woody Allen — “Midnight in Paris” and “Vicky Cristina Barcelona” — was also held in hotels, members of the Leading Hotels of The World. The first film was partly shot at the Hotel Le Bristol, the second in the Hotel Casa Fuster in Barcelona.
Still from the film “Vicky Cristina Barcelona”
Hotel de Paris
Not to mention the legendary spy Thriller Alfred Hitchcock’s “the Man who knew too much”. The masterpiece was shot in La Mamounia Moroccan, whose gardens inspired the Director to create another famous film called “the Birds”.