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Ice Hotel forced to install fire alarms

20 November 2013

The Ice Hotel located in northern Sweden is rebuilt every year out of enormous chunks of ice from the Torne River in Jukkasjärvi, Kiruna, will this year come equipped with fire alarms.

While it might sound crazy that a building made of water needs to be equipped with fire alarms, the fact that the hotel is built from scratch every year means it needs to abide by the rules that apply to every new building, rules set by the National Housing Board (Boverket).

Moscow named as world’s most expensive city for hotel rooms

8 August 2009

Moscow has again been named as the world’s most expensive city for hotel rooms in a survey by a business travel firm.
The research, which looked at room rates for the first six months of this year, found that Abu Dhabi was second on the list followed by Paris, New York and Milan.

Moscow topped the survey despite a 14 per cent drop in rates in the first half of this year.

source: Mail Online