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New York Plaza Hotel Earns AAA Five Diamond

The New York Plaza Hotel, which is managed by Fairmont Raffles Hotels International (FRHI), earned the prestigious AAA Five Diamond Rating for 2010. Kingdom Holding Company (KHC), which is chaired by Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, owns a 58.1 percent share in FRHI. Earlier this year Prince Alwaleed announced that the Plaza, one of New York’s most distinctive landmarks, would reopen following a $400 million renovation.

The Plaza has lavish hotel rooms, private residences, premier restaurants, exclusive retail collection and state-of-the art meeting facilities. There are 282 guestrooms and suites, including 102 elegant rooms with seven different designs and five star service.
 

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The Berlin Cathedral (Berliner Dom)

The Berlin Cathedral (Berliner Dom)

Berlin, Germany

is the burial place of many of the kings of the Prussian empire and the largest church in the city. The beautiful church is worth visiting just for the scale and the age of it. Admission is around €5 and free guided tours are available. Telephone:  2026 91 36. ...

Roman Beirut

Roman Beirut

Beirut, Lebanon

The Roman city of Beirut met a traumatic end in the sixth century after a series of devastating earthquakes.  As a result, there is little evidence of the city’s glorious Roman period.  What little remains are concentrated Downtown. In front of the Parliament building stand four corniced columns, discovered in 1968.  A strand of five more columns stand to the left of the St. George Maronite ...

Petersen Car Museum

Petersen Car Museum

Los Angeles, United States

Visitors can find some rare and exotic cars at this museum including a hand-made Bugatti. The Hollywood Gallery showcases the cars that were used in films as well as vehicles owned by famous people.    Address: 6060 Wilshire Drive (at Fairfax) Tel: (323) 930 2277/CARS. Website: www.petersen.org ...

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What to do with Children in Tow

Johannesburg, South Africa

Johannesburg is a great place for kids! The Joburg Zoo is sure to make them gape in wonder at the hordes of animals there, or perhaps the Zoo Lake would be more to their liking. The Walter Sisulu National Botanical Gardens are a great place to have fun while learning about the various forms of plant life found there. The Montecasino Bird Gardens are also great to tell kids about the hundreds of sp...