Top 10 Largest Hotels in the world

Top 10 Largest Hotels In The World

Below list shows the largest hotels in the world.

The Palazzo

Location: Las Vegas, United States

Rooms: 7117

The Palazzo

Palazzo is a luxury hotel and casino resort and named the largest hotel in the world by the Guinness Book of World Records.

It is situated between Wynn and The Venetian on the Las Vegas Strip in Paradise, Nevada. One of the tallest completed building in Nevada. This all-suite hotel offers the largest standard accommodations on the Las Vegas Strip with 53 floors. The Palazzo was awarded the AAA Five Diamond Award for 2009, and has been awarded the honor every year since.

 

MGM Grand Las Vegas       

Location: Las Vegas, United States

Rooms: 6,852

MGM Grand Las Vegas

This colossal, emerald-colored casino resort is fronted by a signature 45-foot bronze lion situated on the South end of the Strip across from the Tropicana.

The modern rooms have sleek furnishings, glass-topped desks and marble bathrooms; suites add living areas and Roman bathtubs. Some wellness-themed rooms feature air purification systems, aromatherapy diffusers, and access to a special lounge. A resort fee includes Wi-Fi and access to a workout room.

Perks include 4 pools, 3 whirlpools, and a lazy river, live entertainment, a spa and fitness center a huge casino, trendy nightclubs, and numerous fine dining and casual restaurants

 

First World Hotel

Location: Malaysia

Rooms: 6118

First World Hotel

A three-star hotel, making it the third-largest hotel in the world by number of rooms. It was the largest hotel in the world with 52 floors until The Palazzo. It consists of Tower 1 and Tower 2, with 1,669 standard rooms, 3,307 deluxe rooms, 69 deluxe triple rooms, 493 superior deluxe rooms and 136 world club rooms.

 

Disney’s All-Star Sports Resort

Location: Orlando, United States

Rooms: 5524

Disney's All-Star Sports Resort

A resort which is a part of the Disney world and totally having 30 buildings with 3 floors each. It is one of five Resorts in the Value Resort category, along with Disney’s All-Star Music Resort, Disney’s All-Star Movies Resort, Disney’s Pop Century Resort, and Disney’s Art of Animation Resort.

As is characteristic with all Disney Value resorts, the property is decorated with giant novelty items such as Surfboard Bay, the baseball-themed Grand Slam Pool and a football field, and a giant football helmet.

 

Izmailovo Hotel  

Location: Moscow, Russia

Rooms: 5,000

Izmailovo Hotel

The Izmailovo Hotel was built for the 1980 Summer Olympics, because Moscow lacked enough hotel rooms in 30 stories each other. It is usually rated a three star hotel (Alfa, Vega and Delta are rated four star hotels) and its four buildings, Alfa, Beta, Vega and Gamma-Delta, are independently managed.

Wynn Las Vegas

Location: Las Vegas, United States

Rooms: 4,750

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It is a luxury resort and casino has 93 floors. The resort covers 215 acres. The resort has earned AAA five diamond, Mobil five-star, Forbes five-star, Michelin five star, and Zagat Survey Top U.S. Hotel ratings, as well as one Michelin star for its restaurant Wing Lei.

It is considered to be one of the finest hotels in the world and collectively hold more Forbes five-star awards than any other resort and casino in the world.

 

Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino

Location: Las Vegas, United States

Rooms: 4426

Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino

 

A 43-story luxury hotel and casino, owned and operated by MGM Resorts International. One of the property’s towers operates as the Delano, also the Four Seasons Hotel is independently operated within the Mandalay Bay tower, occupying 5 floors (35–39).

The Mandalay Bay Tram connects the resort to its sister properties, Excalibur and Luxor, all three of which were constructed by Circus Enterprises before its sale to MGM.

 

Luxor Las Vegas

Location: Las Vegas, united States

Rooms: 4408

Luxor Las Vegas

The 30-story hotel owned and operated by International. Due to the 2008 to 2009 renovation, it has a new, highly modernized design including 442 suites, lining the interior walls of a pyramid-shaped tower and within more recent twin 22-story ziggurat towers.

Luxor is the largest hotel in Las Vegas and the seventh largest in the world as of 2010.

 

The Ambassador City Jomtien

Location: pattaya, Thailand

Rooms: 4219

The Ambassador City Jomtien

The Ambassador City Jomtien   is a large resort. It occupies a 40-acre campus overlooking the beach and nearby mountains. It consists of five buildings that each contain 150 to 2,000 suites, plus eight restaurants, several bars and nightclubs, a convention center, and a sports/fitness facility that claims to have Asia’s largest swimming pool.

 

The Excalibur Hotel and Casino

Location: Las vagus, United States

Rooms: 4008

The Excalibur Hotel and Casino

Excalibur Hotel and Casino is a hotel and casino, owned and operated by MGM Resorts International.

Often Excalibur uses the Arthurian theme in several ways and named as mythical sword of King Arthur. Its facade is a stylized image of a castle. The hotel is linked by overhead pedestrian bridges to neighboring casinos to the north to the east.

Top 10 Tallest Mountains in the world

Tallest mountains in the world

This article is about mountains on Earth. For the Solar System, see List of tallest mountains in the Solar System.

There are at least 109 mountains with elevations greater than 7,200 metres (23,622 ft) above sea level. All of these mountains are located in southern and central Asia. Only those summits are included that, by an objective measure, may be considered individual mountains as opposed to subsidiary peaks.

Mount Everest

Location:  Mahalangur, Himalayas.

Height: 8,848 metres

mounteverest

Mount Everest, is the first highest mountain in the world. Mount Everest is the place of attractions so many highly experienced mountaineers as well as capable climbers willing to hire professional guides. The first recorded efforts to reach Everest’s summit were made by British mountaineers.

Mount K2

Location: Qogir, Godwin Austen

Height: 8,611 metres

k2

K2 is the 2nd highest mountain and most dangerous mountain in the world. This is because of the massiveness in the size of this mountain and the numerous unsuccessful attempts made on it by various expeditions, which include mostly American expeditions.


Kanchenjunga   

Location: Sikkim and Nepal, India

Height: 8,586 metres

kanchenjunga

 

The main peak of Kanchenjunga is the second highest mountain in Nepal after Mount Everest.it has five peaks connected continuously to it. Kanchenjunga has an enormous mass with numerous satellite peaks along its ridges.

Lhotse

Location: Nepal

Height: 8516 metres

lhotse

Lhotse is the fourth highest mountain on Earth and is connected to Everest via the South Col. Lhotse means “South Peak” in Tibetan. It is located at the border between Tibet (China) and the Khumbu region of Nepal.

Makalu     

Location: southern part of Mount Everest

Height: 8,485 metres

makalu

Makalu, One of the eight-thou sanders, Makalu is an isolated peak whose shape is a four-sided pyramid and it’s on the bordered between Nepal and China.

 Cho Oyu   

Location: China

Height: 8,188 metres

cho oyu

Cho Oyu is the sixth highest mountain in the world and in the Border of Tibet and china. The mountain is the westernmost major peak of the Khumbu sub-section of the Mahalangur Himalaya 20 km west of Mount Everest. The mountain stands on the Tibet-Nepal border.

 

Dhaulagiri I

Location: North of central Nepal

Height: 8,167 metres

dhaulagiri

Dhaulagiri is the seventh highest mountain in the world. Its name means “White Mountain”. This mountain, along with Annapurna, is home to a more dramatic scene than most of the other mountains, for they face each other while separated by a valley.

 

Manaslu    

Location: Mansiri himal, Nepal

Height: 8,163 metres

manaslu

Manaslu is the eighth highest mountain in the world.Its name, which means “Mountain of the Spirit”, comes from the Sanskrit word Manasa, meaning “intellect” or “soul”. It is said that just as the British consider Everest their mountain, Manaslu has always been a Japanese mountain.

 Nanga Parbat     

Location: Pakistan

Height: 8,126 metres

nanga parbat

Nanga Parbat is the world’s ninth tallest mountain. Although the name is Urdu for “Naked Mountain”, for first half of the twentieth century it was known as “Killer Mountain”. It was called this because it used to be an incredibly dangerous climb to the top. Now however, it is less dangerous to climb, but still very difficult. This mountain is an immense and dramatic peak that rises above its surrounding area in Pakistan.

Annapurna        

Location: central Nepal

Height: 8,091 metres

annapurna

Annapurna is a section of the Himalayas in north-central Nepal which is the tenth highest mountain in the world. Its peaks are some of the world’s most dangerous to climb. In fact, they have a fatality rate of about forty percent.

Top 10 largest airlines in the world

Top 10 largest airports in the world

Below you’ll find interesting aerial photos of the 10 largest airlines  in the world—largest defined by the number international passenger carried and number of countries served

10. China Eastern Airlines

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China Eastern Airlines is owned by China Eastern Airlines Corporation Limited. A major Chinese airline, it is headquartered at Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport in Changing District in Shanghai, China. It is China’s second largest carrier in terms of passenger numbers, and operates regional, domestic, and international routes. In 2012 alone, it flew more than 73 million international and domestic passengers. In 2011, China Eastern Airlines and its subsidiary Shanghai Airlines became members of Sky Team, a global alliance of 19 top-quality airlines that flies to 1,024 destinations.

9. Emirates

emirates

Emirates retained their stranglehold on the World’s Best Inflight Entertainment awards at the 2015 Skytrax World Airline Awards in Paris. Finishing ahead of Qatar Airways in second place and Singapore Airlines in third, EK continues to have the edge over its closest global competitors despite continued hardware and programming improvements by carriers across the industry.

Emirates secured the award for Best First Class Comfort Amenities ahead of local rival Etihad Airways and Singapore Airlines. At the top-end of the industry this is a very competitive category – particularly when assessing the quality levels between the top-5 airlines.

8. Singapore Airlines

singapore airlines

The Change based flag carrier finished second in the global survey ranking edging out regional rival (and 2014 winner) Cathay Pacific Airways and ANA All Nippon Airways in the Asia region category. Singapore Airlines also achieved success at the front end of the aircraft with highly sought after World’s Best Business Class leading Qatar Airways and Cathay Pacific in second and third place.

7. Air Canada 

air canada

Air Canada is the largest airline and the flag carrier of Canada. It was founded in 1936 under the name Trans-Canada Airlines, and was renamed Air Canada in 1965. While it was originally a government creation, it has since been privatized. Its corporate headquarters is located in Montreal, Quebec, and its largest hub is at the Toronto Pearson International Airport in Mississauga, Ontario. It provides chartered and scheduled air transport for cargo and passengers to 178 destinations worldwide, and is a founding member of Star Alliance, an alliance of 28 airlines that was formed in 1997. Its 354 plane fleet includes the aircraft of its regional service provider, Air Canada Express.

6. Lufthansa 

Lufthansa

Deutsche Lufthansa AG, also known as Lufthansa German Airlines, is the flag carrier of Germany. It is the largest airline in Europe in terms of fleet size and overall passengers carried. It was previously a state-owned enterprise, but was privatized in 1994. Its corporate headquarters is located in Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, and Germany. Lufthansa Aviation Centre, its main operations base, is located at its primary traffic hub at the Frankfurt Airport. It flies to 18 domestic destinations and 197 international destinations in 78 countries worldwide. Its 401 planes include the fleets of Lufthansa Regional and Lufthansa City Line.

5. China Southern Airlines 

China Southern Airlines

China Southern Airlines is owned by China Southern Airlines Company Limited. Its headquarters is located at Baiyun District, Guangzhou Province at the People’s Republic of China, and its main hubs are located at the Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport and the Beijing Capital International Airport. It is Asia’s largest airline in terms of passengers carried and fleet size, and is the fourth largest airline in the world by domestic passenger traffic. It is considered one of China’s Big Three airlines, together with China Eastern Airlines and Air China. It flies to 193 destinations and is a member of SkyTeam. It carried 86.5 million international and domestic passengers in 2012.

4. South west Airlines

Southwest Airlines

Located in Dallas, Texas, Southwest Airlines is the world’s largest low-cost carrier, and carries the greatest number of domestic passengers of any U.S. airline. It flies to 86 destinations in 42 states and Puerto Rico. It operates more than 3,400 flights daily, and only flies Boeing 737s. It is the largest 737 operator worldwide, with more than 550 in service, each flying an average of six trips daily. Its fleet of 683 includes the AirTran Airways’ planes, an airline it acquired in 2011. The integration of the two carriers is expected to be completed in 2014.

3. American Airlines 

American Airlines

American Airlines is another major airline in the United States. Owned by AMR Corporation and run out of Fort Worth, Texas, its largest hub is located at the Dallas/Fort worth International Airport, where it accounts for 85% of traffic and 83% of landing fees. It flies to numerous domestic and international destinations throughout Asia Pacific, Europe, South America, the Caribbean, and North America. Early in 2013, it announced plans to merge with US Airways, with American Airlines being the surviving name and branding. If the merger pushes through, it will create the largest airline in the world. However, the planned merger faces a civil lawsuit over anti-trust issues. The airlines, for their part, have vowed to continue the merger. Its fleet of 873 includes American eagle, which operates most of its regional carrier flights.

2. United Airlines 

United Airlines

United Airlines, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of United Continental Holdings. Previously owned by The Boeing Company, one of the world’s largest aircraft makers, its headquarters is located at the Willis Tower in Chicago, Illinois. It operates in 10 airline hubs in Japan, Guam, and the continental United States. With its acquisition of Continental Airlines, it now enjoys more revenue passenger miles than any other airline in the world. Its fleet of 1,264 includes the planes of its flight connection service brand name, United Express.

1. Delta Air Lines 

Delta Air Lines

It is the oldest airline operating in the US. Its headquarters is located in Atlanta in Georgia, and its hub and technical operations centre, Delta Tec hops, are located at the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, the busiest airport in the world in terms of landings, take-offs, and passenger traffic. It flies to numerous domestic and international destinations, serving all continents except for Antarctica. It operates more than 5,000 flights daily, and is one of the founding members of the Sky Team alliance. Its fleet of 1,280 planes includes the fleet of its regional service provider, Delta Connection.

 

Top 10 harbours in the world

Harbours

Harbours, a place of haven for boats in stormy weather, can also provide some wonderful vistas. Here are our top ten Harbour views.

China- Shanghai Harbour

China- Shanghai

The port of Shanghai became the biggest port in the world with five areas. The port also being the source for great economic activity. That year alone, around 29 million TEUs were handled by the port of Shanghai which has both a sea as well as a river port.

China- Ningbo-Zhoushan

China- Ningbo-Zhoushan

It is formed in the year 2006 as a collaborative venture between the Ningbo port and the Zhoushan port. The Ningbo-Zhoushan port is the second-largest marine port in the world.

Totally three rivers are connecting  such as the Yangtze, the Yong and the Qaintang, the port is expected to have a huge boost in the form of the construction of a new terminal.

 Singapore –Singapore Harbour

Singapore –Singapore

Once rated as the world’s largest port, From the Singaporean economic perspective, the port of Singapore plays a very important role as it caters to the re-export market on a mammoth scale. 

The Singapore port is connected to over 600 ports spread around more than a 100 countries. Transporting the 50% of crude oil through this port

Netherlands-Rotterdam Harbour

Netherlands-Rotterdam

The only European marine port listed, the Rotterdam port is ranked fourth in the list of biggest marine ports in the world.

It also served as the largest port in the world for 42-years between 1962 and 2004 before it was surpassed by Singapore and Shanghai, in that order. The Rotterdam port is the largest port in the whole of Europe. 

China-Tianjin

China-Tianjin

 

Situated at the River Haihe, At present it is connected to over 400 ports in nearly 200 countries across the world, a figure which is expected to rise by the next four years. The Tianjin port is the third largest port in China and the single-largest port in the Northern part of the country.

 China- Guangzhou

China- Guangzhou

The largest port in Southern China, the Guangzhou port enjoys connectivity with more than 300 ports in almost 100 countries. The port forms the mainstay for the industrial belt found in the Guangxi, Yunnan, Hunan and Jiangxi regions. The port of Huangpu also forms a part of the Guangzhou port.

China – Qingdao

China - Qingdao

Facing Japan and South Korea, the world leaders in the shipbuilding business, the Qingdao port is a natural harbour and has connectivity with over 450 ports in over 130 countries. Adjoining the Yellow Sea and located at the Shandong Peninsula, the Qingdao port is ranked seventh in the list of 10 biggest ship ports.

China – Qinhuangdao Port

China - Qinhuangdao Port

The Qinhuangdao port is mainly known for its coal transportation in the country. Statistically at present, the port is the biggest coal lading port globally and internally, accounts for nearly 50% of the country’s coal transportation between the North and the South.

China-Hong Kong Harbour

China-Hong Kong

A natural harbour, the Hong Kong port has been very instrumental in the economic furtherance of the city of Hong Kong. Ranked ninth in the list of the largest marine ports in the world, the Hong Kong port is situated in the South China Sea. In the year 2010, the port accounted for 23.7 million TEUs worth of container cargo.

South Korea- Busan

South Korea- Busan

The Port of Busan, doubles as South Korea’s largest port and its second-largest city. The 10th biggest port in the world, the port of Busan is situated at the Naktong River and forms a major commercial getaway between the Pacific Ocean and the countries belonging to Eurasia.The construction of the new port is planned to be completed by 2015.

 

 

Top 10 Largest stock exchange in the world

New York Stock Exchange NYSE

Headquarters: New York City

New York Stock Exchange NYSE

The largest stock exchange in the world by both market capitalization and trade value. NYSE is the premier listing venue for the world’s leading large- and medium-sized companies. Operated by NYSE Euronext, the holding company created by the combination of NYSE Group, Inc. Had the services in cash equities, futures, options, exchange-traded products, bonds, market data, and commercial technology solutions.

NASDAQ OMX

Headquarters: New York City

NASDAQ OMX

The exchange is owned by NASDAQ OMX Group which also owns and operates 24 markets, 3 clearinghouses and 5 central securities depositories supporting equities, options, fixed income, derivatives, commodities, futures and structured products. It is a home to approximately 3,400 listed companies and its main index is the NASDAQ.Stock market is also followed by S&P 500 index.

Tokyo Stock Exchange

Headquarters: Tokyo

Tokyo Stock Exchange

It had 2,292 companies which are separated into the First Section for large companies, the Second Section for mid-sized companies, and the Mothers section for high growth start-up companies. The main indices tracking Tokyo Stock Exchange are the Nikkei 225 index of companies selected by the Nihon Keizai Shimbun, the TOPIX index based on the share prices of First Section companies, and the J30 index of large industrial companies. 94 domestic and 10 foreign securities companies participate in TSE trading. The London Stock Exchange and the Tokyo Stock Exchange are developing jointly traded products and share technology.

London Stock Exchange

Headquarters: London

London Stock Exchange

it is the oldest and fourth-largest stock exchange in the world. The Exchange was founded in 1801 and its current premises are situated in Paternoster Square close to St Paul’s Cathedral. It is the most international of all the world’s stock exchanges, with around 3,000 companies from over 70 countries admitted to trading on its markets. The London Stock Exchange runs several markets for listing, giving an opportunity for different sized companies to list. For the biggest companies exists the Premium Listed Main Market, while in terms of smaller SME’s the Stock Exchange operates the Alternative Investment Market and for international companies that fall outside the EU, it operates the Depository Receipt scheme as a way of listing and raising capital.

Shanghai Stock Exchange

Headquarters: Shanghai

Shanghai Stock Exchange

one of the two stock exchanges operating independently in the People’s Republic of China. Unlike the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, the SSE is not entirely open to foreign investors. The main reason is tight capital account controls by Chinese authorities. The securities listed at the SSE include the three main categories of stocks, bonds, and funds. Bonds traded on SSE include treasury bonds, corporate bonds, and convertible corporate bonds. The largest company in SSE is Petro China

Hong Kong Stock Exchange

Headquarters: Hong Kong

Hong Kong Stock Exchange

Hong Kong Stock Exchange (SEHK) has about 1,477 listed companies and it operates securities market and a derivatives market in Hong Kong and the clearing houses for those markets. The three largest stocks by market capitalisation in Hong Kong Stock Exchange are Petro China, Industrial & Commercial Bank of China, and China Mobile.

Toronto Stock Exchange

Headquarters: Toronto

Toronto Stock Exchange

It is the largest stock exchange in Canada. Toronto Stock Exchange is owned by and operated as a subsidiary of the TMX Group for the trading of senior equities. A broad range of businesses from Canada, the United States, Europe, and other countries are represented on the exchange. The exchange lists conventional securities, exchange-traded funds, split share corporations, income trusts and investment funds. Toronto Stock Exchange is the leader in the mining and oil & gas sector, including such companies like Cameo Corporation, Canadian Natural Resources Ltd., EnCana Corporation, Husky Energy Inc., Imperial Oil Ltd., and others.

BM&F Bovespa 

Headquarters: Sao Paulo

BM&F Bovespa

Founded in 1890, today BM&F Bovespa is the largest stock exchange in South America and 8th largest in the world by market capitalization. It is the most important Brazilian institution to intermediate equity market transactions and the only securities, commodities and futures exchange in Brazil. BM&F Bovespa acts as a driver for the Brazilian capital markets. There are about 381 listed companies at Bovespa and its benchmark indicator is the Indice Bovespa.

Australian Securities Exchange

Headquarters: Sydney

Australian Securities

 

The Australian Securities Exchange is Australia’s primary securities exchange and it was created back in 2006 when the merger of Australian Stock Exchange and the Sydney Futures Exchange took place. Today Australian Securities Exchange is 9th largest stock exchange in the world by market capitalization and has an average daily turnover of 4,685 billion dollar. Products and services available for trading on ASX include shares, futures, exchange traded options, warrants, contracts for difference, exchange-traded funds, real estate investment trusts, listed investment companies and interest rate securities. The major market index is the S&P/ASX 200.

Deutsche Borse

Headquarters: Frankfurt

Deutsche Borse

Deutsche Borse is one of the world’s leading exchange organisations providing investors, financial institutions and companies access to global capital markets. The exchange covers the entire process chain from securities and derivatives trading, clearing, settlement and custody, through to market data and the development and operation of electronic trading system. Deutsche Borse has an approximately 765 listed companies with a combined market capitalization of 1,185 trillion USD.