Shanghai Origin

Filed under:Shanghai Origin — posted by HAD on 09/24/2009 @ 8:42 pm

Before 1949, Shanghai was known as the “ten-mile foreign field”, has attracted a lot of concessions in settlement of foreign nationals. In which the upper nationals (mainly from the United States and Britain, a total of 10000 people) live mainly in the two settlements of the West, as well as cross-border road-building lots (this Xuhui, Changning, Jing’an District).

And a variety of lower middle class expatriates – the Japanese, Portuguese Macao, some White Russian refugees, Jewish refugees during World War II, as well as a policeman in the International Settlement of Indian Sikhs, are mainly concentrating in the Hongkou District, north of the Suzhou River.

Many fled to Shanghai to escape the Soviet Red Army’s White Russian refugee in Shanghai, after the success of a foothold, have moved to the French Concession near the central part of Xiafei.

Although the French Concession in Shanghai, has opened up, however, the number of expatriates has always been rare (even in the French Concession has also always been a small number of expatriates), and account for a large proportion of Catholic clergy. These foreigners in 1949, almost all left Shanghai.

Before 1949, immigrants from all parts of China inhabited by ethnic groups have often taken the form of. Shanghai early immigrants, mostly from neighboring Jiangsu and Zhejiang in southern areas of the Wu dialect, in particular, Suzhou, Ningbo and other places.

Since its inception in 1843 Shanghai, Ningbo businessman immediate influx of Shanghai, the use of geographical and linguistic advantages, the rapid beat Guangdong Chinese comprador, the most influential companies in Shanghai to help. In 1860, when the Taiping attack Suzhou, Suzhou and Shanghai residents set off a massive wave of migration.

Immigrants from the Wu area clearly in the dominant position held by Shanghai residents, and occupy the city’s central area. While those from Jiangsu Jianghuai Mandarin area north of immigrants (Jiangbei person or persons in northern Jiangsu) mostly marginalized, many of them are refugees came to Shanghai to escape floods in his hometown, they mainly live in cities in the north-west edge of the Zhabei District , Putuo District, there are many people living in urban northeast Yangpu District, Hongkou District, Ningbo and other places with their counterparts from the immigration mixed. Primarily immigrants from Guangdong, Sichuan Road, Hongkou District gathered in the area.

In the mountains the countryside educated youth movement, the mid-50s from the 20th century to the 70 end of the decade spanned over 25 years, many young people in Shanghai have been distributed to all over the mainland, but also changed the composition of the population in other areas. After the end of the Cultural Revolution, Shanghai’s educated youth has gradually transferred back to Shanghai.

In the late 1990s, Shanghai has once again become a city of immigrants destination. Many people across the continent to move to Shanghai to settle. The people of Taiwan, Hong Kong people the large number of permanent residents in Shanghai. As many foreign companies with offices in Shanghai, all year round, so many foreigners all year round to settle in Shanghai.

Small number of Jews still in Shanghai, to run a family business, has brought business opportunities in Shanghai. Japan, Korea and many of them are gathered in the “old north” district in the vicinity. Now, a growing number of Westerners in succession in Xuhui District, Changning District, Shanghai, and live together.

Shanghai Origin

Shanghai Origin

Hotel Types

Filed under:hotel,Hotel Types — posted by HAD on @ 8:28 pm

According to the nature of the hotel’s business sub
1, Business (Finance) Sexual Hotel
2, resort of hotel
3, long-lived nature of Hotel (apartment)
4, motels
5, Airport Hotel
6, Tourist Hotel
7, the meeting of hotel


Hotel Types

Hotel Types

According to the number and size of hotel rooms division
1, large hotel rooms for more than 600
2, a small hotel room 300 the following
3, medium-sized hotel rooms 300 ~ 600

Classified according to hotel location
1, highway sex
2, Airport
3, City Center
4, Scenic Area

Best Hotels
1, the hotel has first-class service standards
2, room comfortable, elegant, clean
3, the guests feel at home
4, services and more services to highlight the micro –
5, the best restaurants to provide delicious food
6, the best location
7, there are celebrities stay dining
8, there should be nation’s character, local flavor
9, note that a smile (small) service Decoration
10, organized the activities of historic
11, landscape features to highlight! To have visual effects

Hotel History

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Hotel History
Hotel History

Development of productive forces to promote the hotel industry. The first is the currency generation, commodity trading and traders of commercial activities, such activities generate the hotel a prerequisite for the beginning, and later with the expansion of commodity activities have enabled the human range of activities, thereby creating more demand for housing, etc., also so that increasing the basic functions of the hotel, which of the four stages of development from the hotel hard to find.

1st Period: Period Inn
Resulting in the eighteenth century, when the name of the inn, poorly equipped, security is poor, can only provide shelter, food, service quality is poor.

Second period: the period luxury hotel
Resulting in the nineteenth century, when Britain’s industrial revolution has promoted the development of productive forces, so that the human society entered the industrial age. The first luxury hotel built villas in France. At this time the hotel’s reception was mainly targeted at nobility, high-brow types, businessmen, upper class vacationers, reception aimed at non-profit, often built in the city, along the railway.
At the same time due to the emergence of the steam engine, commodities further enriched, traffic began to developed, leading to opening of the hotel location change.

The third period: Commercial Hotel during the
In the early 20th century to World War II, the first commercial hotel in the United States appear, their location in urban centers or highways, this time the hotel has been able to provide comfortable, convenient, clean service, security for the principle of service, reasonable prices. At this point motels have begun to emerge.

Fourth period: Modern Hotel during the
Began in the 20th century, 40 years, until now. At this point the hotel has some obvious features, such as hotels chain
Use high-tech (in the guest rooms equipped with the Internet, using a new type of decorative materials, etc.); the same time, hotel guests asked to provide more personalized service. The hotel’s market positioning is more specialized, all types of hotels full

The world’s highest hotel

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The world’s most luxurious hotel Burj Al Arab in Dubai when the number of United Arab Emirates (BurjAl-Arab) hotel, which is the seven-star hotel. There will soon Haitang Bay, built by the Jindianjituan Bay Begonia spent 1.68 billion to build seven-star hotel.
Rotary’s highest hotel — Switzerland Allalin hotel. This hotel built in the Alps mountains, 3,500 meters above sea level. The entire hotel rotate every 1 hour a week, customers dine, they can enjoy the beautiful scenery around the Alps.

Israel’s first underwater hotel — RedSeaStars hotel. This hotel opened in 1993, customers can dine here, while eating fresh seafood, while watching the underwater world.

The most unusual hotel — Spanish ElBulli hotel. In this hotel, the customer taste to the world’s most unique and most bizarre process of the rich and delicious food. Its unique flavor can be said that a hotel anywhere in the world will not enjoy.

The largest hotel in Bangkok, Thailand — TumNukThai hotel. In an area of four football fields, just a central hall can host 5,000 guests. Here all the attendants were wearing roller shoes to customer service.

The oldest hotel in Paris LeGrandveyour hotel. This hotel was built in 1784, French history, almost all the most famous of those who have been to this hotel dining. Hotels in all of the meals have always maintained the characteristics of the oldest in France, where all the furnishings are authentic French antiques.

The smallest hotel: Finland Kuappi hotel. This hotel is only a single small restaurant, the restaurant is located just two seats, one that only receives two customers.

The most beautiful and most elegant hotels: Moscow Turandot special hotel. The hotel from the dozens of the world’s leading design firm designed and built entirely antique building, which facilities are elegant noble palace-style furnishings. Hotels facing the ancient Chinese porcelain, Russia, the old fireplace, branch-shaped candlesticks, and lighthouse.

image: detail of installation by Bronwyn Lace