lunes, 19 de marzo de 2012

Bizarre hotels

Launching a new hotel in tough economic times might seem a tall order, something difficult to do - with some travellers inclined to seek out the safe and familiar. But in fact there is a trend for distinctly unusual new hotels which try not to compromise on levels of service. The recession had led to a whole wave of creativity in hotels design and experiences.

Watch this short extract from the BBC programme Fast Track and say whether the statements below are true or false.

1 Null Stern was used as a bunker in the Second World War.
2 In the current economic recession customers are not too demanding.
3 Today's top priority for most customers is service.
4 'Experience hotels' are being opened in both Europe and America.
5 The five abandoned boats are fully booked for the summer.
6 The Marriot hotel in New York is replacing staff with technology.

You can read the transcript here.

1T 2T 3T 4T 5T 6F