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UK News The oldest homes in the world where people still live

03:52  05 december  2020
03:52  05 december  2020 Source:   lovemoney.com

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The people who lived here were hunter-gatherers who came to the what are now the British Isles while they were still connected to continental Europe. Spread the loveCastles are a staple of world history, particularly European history, as several of them still stand today.

However, people continued to live in the Sassi, and according to the English Fodor's guide: Matera is the only place in the world where people can boast to be still living in the same houses of their ancestors of 9,000 years ago. Until the late 1980s this was considered an area of poverty, since many

Britannia has been ranked the UK's worst hotel chain for the eighth consecutive year, after guests described their venues as "filthy".

The Grand Hotel, Scarborough, is part of the Britannia collection of hotels © Getty The Grand Hotel, Scarborough, is part of the Britannia collection of hotels

It was the only firm to receive just one star out of five for cleanliness following the survey of more than 4,000 people by consumer group Which?

Despite being one of the UK's cheapest chains, with rooms costing an average of £58 per night, guests still only gave Britannia one star for value for money.

One customer described a Britannia venue as a "filthy hovel", while another claimed it was "by far the dirtiest hotel room I have ever stayed in".

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This is a list of the 50 oldest people who have been verified to be alive as of the dates of the cited supporting sources. It is estimated that there are between 150 and 600 living people who have

All of the oldest living people in the world are women, as women typically live longer than men – additionally, the oldest living people ever in the world (with validation by Gerontology Research Group, which She was born in 1903 and currently lives in a nursing home in the Fukuoka prefecture.

When Which? visited the Folkestone Britannia, also known as the Grand Burstin, as part of a separate investigation into hotel hygiene, it found stray hairs and stained towels.

Further tests indicated that surfaces had not been thoroughly cleaned between stays.

Britannia, whose collection includes Liverpool's Adelphi Hotel and Scarborough's Grand Hotel, received an overall customer score of 37%, putting it in last place.

The chain said in a statement: "We are totally committed to providing a safe environment for visitors. We have so far spent around £2m on COVID-19 precautions, but we accept there is more to do."

Mercure scored the second lowest overall score at 60%, with Days Inn Hotels at 62%.

At the other end of the table in terms of performance and price was Sofitel.

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These are lists of the 100 known verified oldest people sorted in descending order by age in years and days. The oldest person ever whose age has been independently verified is Jeanne Calment

He still lives in his own home by himself with minimal assistance. Meys does say that he has difficulty hearing While Barroso is the oldest , Belo Horizonte, where he currently resides, is home to about 332 Instead, Bautista only speaks Mixteco, a language spoken by the indigenous people of Oaxaca.

The luxury chain with three London properties at Heathrow, Gatwick and St James scored 86%.

But this was only narrowly ahead of Premier Inn (82%), which guests praised for offering reliable quality at a reasonable price.

Rory Boland, editor of magazine Which? Travel, said: "It appears that not even a global pandemic could force Britannia to clean up its act.

"At best, it's drab and dated, and at worst it's downright filthy - and after eight years at the bottom of our survey, our message is loud and clear: avoid these hotels."

Top five large hotel chains according to Which? (customer score in brackets):

1. Sofitel (86%)

2. Premier Inn (82%)

3. Holiday Inn Express (77%)

4. Hilton Hampton (76%)

5. Crowne Plaza (75%)

Worst five large hotel chains according to Which? (customer score in brackets):

1. Britannia (37%)

2. Mercure (60%)

3. Days Inn Hotels (62%)

4. Old English Inn (65%)

5. Ibis Budget (66%)

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