Tag: Hotel

Mecca soon to host the world’s largest hotel

As the site of the hotel is only about a mile from the Masjid al-Ḥarām, the largest mosque in the world, which surrounds the Kaaba, no doubt the hotel will host many of the millions who comeAbraj Kudai, rendering by Dar Al-Handasah on hajj each year. However, guests may need a robust bank account to book a room, as the towers aim clearly for the high end, with four-star luxury in 10 towers, and five-star in 2.

As for the architecture, the Abraj Kudai looks like a semi-futuristic, sand-colored, desert version of a 1930s Manhattan high-rise. Inside, London-based design practice Areen Hospitality has been given the task of decorating …more:  usatoday

Guesthouse Voyeur Jailed

 A voyeuristic hotel manager has been sentenced to six months behind bars. Clarence Birkbeck, 67, who managed Kastle Court guesthouse in Newcomen Terrace, Redcar, Teesside, was arrested after a couple spotted a spy camera between two wardrobes. Police who investigated…