In China, the world’s first underground hotel “the InterContinental Shanghai Wonderland”has opened in Shanghai, which is buried almost 90 metres deep in an old quarry. The 18-storey luxury hotel is almost entirely subterranean having two floors above ground and the rest underground, including two floors that are underwater. Built in the Sheshan Mountain Range, it ..
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The world’s tallest hotel ‘Gevora’ has opened in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE) on February 11, 2018. The gleaming gold 75-storey Gevora Hotel stands 356 metres, or nearly a quarter of a mile, tall. The hotel has 528 guest rooms and suites and four restaurants. It has 232 Deluxe Rooms, 265 one-bed room deluxe and ..
In a first, an Indian-American woman, Savita Vaidhyanathan has been elected as the new Mayor of the key Californian city of Cupertino. She is an MBA and has previously worked as a high school Math teacher, an officer in a commercial bank and also in non-profit management. Cupertino is known worldwide for its Apple headquarters. According to ..
Dubai has set a new record with Princess Tower as the world’s tallest residential building. Building: “Princess Towers” in Jumeriah , Dubai Height: 413.4 metres (1,356 feet) Area: 37,410 square feet Floors: 101 floors Dubai already has famous Burj Khalifa, the 2720 ft high tallest structure in the world.
Events & Happenings: ITC Music Festival:Sangeet Sammelans 2010 will be organised by the ITC Sangeet Research Academy (SRA) to promote Indian Classical Music from January 8 and will be held in Kolkata, Hyderabad, Bangalore and Delhi. National Road Safety Week21st Road Safety Week is to be observed from 1st January to 7th January, 2010. The ..