Santa in front of the Oriental in Bangkok. Just between you and us: the snowman isn't real.
Photographer Michelle Chaplow found it difficult to capture the full size of this giant tree in the lobby of Ukraine's most famous hotel.
... what else? At the Savoy in London a large christmas party welcomed these children in 1911.
Hanoi's legendary historic hotel Metropole welcomes you at christmas with a traditional tree.
The castel at lake Velden in Austria offers the view over this spectacular Adventwreath, floating in the lake in front of it.
Florist Stefan Weber decorates the yearly christmas tree at the lobby of the Hotel Imperial in Vienna, Austria.
Since the 1960s, on Christmas day a marching band parades the grounds at Half Moon on Jamaica.
Executive Chef Stéphanie Le Quellec and Pastry Chef Nicolas Paciello of the Prince de Galles – Paris put Tahitian vanilla under a perfect bundle of chocolate hiding a whole range of flavors and textures.
whispers Anni at Peoples Grand Hotel Xian in China. These two charming "butleresses" were photographed by Bill Lorenz.
In 1909, the European community celebrated Christmas at the Mena House Hotel, opposite the Great Pyramid of Gizah. They spent the European winter in the dry and warm air of the dessert.
1925 produced this cute New Years menu cover at the Savoy in London.
On New Year's eve 1910–1911, the staff of Reid's Palace on Madeira posed for this photo.
With Murder on the Orient Express, Hercule Poirot returned to the screen. Agatha Christie, it seems, has always been with us. Except for 11 days in 1926, when all of a sudden she vanished into thin air. Istanbul’s most famous hotel, Pera Palace, once claimed she had written Murder on the Orient Express while hiding there.
In August 2017 the legendary Swiss resort Bürgenstock, a Select Member of The Most Famous Hotels in the World, reopened to the public. Mr Mourby visited the heart of Europe, travelled to Switzerland to find out that the view hasn't changed — and wrote home about it.
The Mississippi Delta begins in the lobby of the Peabody. The Peabody is the Paris Ritz, the Cairo Shepheard's, the London Savoy. If you stand near its fountain in the middle of the lobby, where ducks waddle, ultimately you will see everybody who is anybody in the Delta.