"The Metropole is one of the last grand hotels of the so called exotic East. I have returend to the Metropole many times. While researching its history I have - romantically - fallen in love with many elements of its past. I think you...
Built in 1899, under the impulse of Thomas Cook, The Old Cataract opened in January 1900. It is an architectural jewel. The exterior is typical of the late Victorian era, while on the inside the hotel exudes a rich arabesque feel with lavishly decora...
One of the finest hotels in South East Asia
In April 2014 the People's Grand Hotel Xi'an reopened after the most extensive renovation in its history. Once the first grand hotel of the modern People's Republic, it is today one of...
In 1954, a group of wealthy individuals including Donald Deskey, the fabled designer (among his works the Radio City Music Hall); Harvey Firestone,...Read More
Happiness is made to be shared, knew the great French dramatist Jean Baptiste Racine (†1699).
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