Nearly 55K Glasses, 55 Hours and a Lot of Champagne Later, Hotel Breaks World Record With 27-Foot-Tall Drinking Glass Pyramid
Dubai hotel and resort Atlantis, The Palm, started off 2022 in a memorable way: by setting a world record.
An 8.23-meter (27-foot)-tall pyramid of champagne glasses was erected, setting the Guinness World Record for “Largest Drinking Glass Pyramid.” The pyramid was created in partnership with Moët & Chandon and Dutch company Luuk Broos events. The pyramid comprised 54,740 coupe glasses, each filled with fine winery Moët & Chandon champagne, according to Travel + Leisure.
Luuk Broos Events workers spent five days and more than 55 hours of work on the pyramid.
The tower remained in place until Jan. 1 and was then taken down with plans to recycle the coupe glasses into refillable glassware by a local glassblower, according to Travel + Leisure. The new glasses will be used in the Atlantis, The Palm’s 1,548 rooms and suites.
The previous record was a 50,116-glass pyramid in Madrid, Spain, set in 2017.
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