Venice is an inspiration for all of us. Recently Mr Mourby was booked for dinner at Venice’s Westin Europa and Regina. Did he go down with “The Titanic”?
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At the WEF World Economic Forum, former soccer president Joseph "Sepp" Blatter meets UN Secretary General Kofi Anan at the Grand Hotel Belvedere Davos Switzerland.
Photograph by Marcel Giger, 2015 > More
In 1890, Queen Vitoria's court photographer A.L.Henderson recorded this wonderful scene at the Grand Hotel Belvedere in Davos, Switzerland. A true treasure of photography and hospitality. More...
During the research for his new book People's Grand Hotel Xi'an (China) Andreas Augustin explores a secret underground tunnel, which served as a path between the People's Grand Hotel and the next "Building No 2". The hotel was built in 1953, and this tunnel is today closed. More
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.
Hotel Londra Palace in Venice offers one of those hotel puzzles that can be found all over Europe. Our contributing editor and roving correspondent, ADRIAN MOURBY makes friends with two hotel lions and unearths the history of Venice's Londra Palace Hotel.
The liveried staff prepared by calmly removing the brass handrail in case a riot ensued. This is a hotel that has seen a lot of history and gives the impression of floating serenely above it all.
The current grandeur of the Grande Bretagne owes much to the current owners, the Laskar