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East of Suez, on the shipping route from Europe to Asia, we searched in vain for the remains of the great hotels in Port Said and Suez ...
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Italy, as a classic tourist destination, is home to many grand hotels; from Venice's Danieli to Florence, where I stayed at the Grand H...
They are no ordinary artists — they capture the essence of a hotel in one single piece of art. The cover artists of famoushotels.
At the Hotel Scribe, in Paris, on 25 December 1895, Auguste and his brother Louis Jean Lumière showed the first motion picture.
This growing log explains the origins of names of hotels, frequently used in history. We are constantly expanding this list and you are...
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
A hotel with two names! The rumor persists that in the 1920s the Prince of Wales influenced the naming of this house. So it was called (see...Read More
If you haven't been to the Metropole, you haven't been to Vietnam!
"The Metropole is one of the last grand hotels of the exotic East. I...Read More
A book of history, stories and memories of all the artists and writers who found inspiration at The Strand. "The Strand" — what a...Read More
'I feel like a million dollars!' became the immortal first impression of a lady walking through the corridors of The Peninsula at...Read More