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Leaders to stay at Swiss resort favoured by royals

President Anastasiades and Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci will be residing at the Grand Hotel du Golf & Palace at Crans-Montana for the duration of the second Conference on Cyprus.

The hotel is said to have hosted a number of the world’s greatest personalities over more than hundred years of its existence.

The hotel has hosted European royalty such as the royal families of Belgium, the Netherlands and Portugal. Queen Maria-Jose of Italy and the Count of Barcelona are said to have stayed at the luxurious hotel.

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It is said that many intellectuals show a preference to the hotel as the serene atmosphere acts as an inspiration for their work. Amongst them are writers like Gonzaga Reynold and Andre Malraux.

Upon arriving at the hotel, deputy government spokesman Victoras Papadopoulos twitted a photo of the resort, announcing at the same time the arrival of the Greek Cypriot delegation.


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