Travel, tourism and hospitality plays a very crucial role in today’s business economy. Marked as a home away from home, experience at the hotel is considered to be one of the most crucial parts of travel. It is all about relaxation, peace and harmony, especially when it comes to vacations. In this article, we will present to you some of the interesting facts about the hotels across the globe.
1. “First World Hotel” located in Resorts World Genting, Malaysia holds the Guinness World Records for the largest hotel in the world with a whopping 7351 rooms. The hotel is managed by First World hotels and resorts Sdn Bhd, which also manages the Resorts World Genting where the hotel has been constructed. The second largest hotel is The Palazzo and The Venetian located in the Las Vegas strip. It has 7117 rooms located on a 53 storied building. MGM Grand and The Signature hotels with a combined total of 6852 rooms holds the record for third largest hotel in the world. Las Vegas has 26 of the world’s top 100 largest hotels. That is roughly 1/4th of all the largest hotels in the world.
2. The world’s tallest hotel spanning 356 meters was opened in Dubai last year with 528 rooms. The Gevora Hotel situated at the heart of the United Arab Emirates at the Sheikh Zayed Road has 75 floors and holds the Guinness World Record at present. It took a whopping 12 years to build it at a cost of US$140 million.