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Feuilleton in Reflection of the Armistice — 11. November 1918 Andreas Augustin

Feuilleton in Reflection of the Armistice — 11. November 1918

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This is a weekend of remembrance and appreciation; it is “Armistice”. 100 years ago, World War I, the so-called Great War, ended on this date. The unthinkable war between European nations – Germany and Austria with its allies against France, England, Russia and the rest of the world – was over.

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Feuilleton 348 — Half Moon Jamaica - It’s all about people Feuilleton

Feuilleton 348 — Half Moon Jamaica - It’s all about people

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All that matters in hospitality are people. We meet them, need them, interact with them. We must not take it for granted that they serve us. They could merely do their jobs, but their smile can make our day, their effort by going the proverbial extra mile can change our life.  I have met a remarkable team at Jamaica's Half Moon.

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Hanoi: The Opening Riddle Feuilleton

Hanoi: The Opening Riddle

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The Metropole in Hanoi confronted us with the most challenging project. The material was scattered all over the world, from London to Paris, from Washington to Aix-en-Provence. But not at the hotel left alone in Vietnam itself.

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Feuilleton 347 - Ritzy Things You Should Know Andreas Augustin

Feuilleton 347 - Ritzy Things You Should Know

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Putting on the Ritz and others: Have you ever asked yourself what “Puttin' on the Ritz“ means? Or where the name „Ritz-Carlton“ originated. Glad you asked.

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Feuilleton 346 — Path of History Andreas Augustin

Feuilleton 346 — Path of History

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This week's newsletter, if you wish, could occupy exactly 2 Minutes and 16 seconds of your valuable time. As many of you know, upon completion of a book, we are translating our research results into smashing exhibitions. We call them The Path of History.

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Wien: Claus Peymann liest Thomas Bernhard Andreas Augustin

Wien: Claus Peymann liest Thomas Bernhard

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Eine glückliche Fügung bringt den Autor dieser Geschichte in das Wiener Akademietheater, wo er dem Theatermacher Claus Peymann gegenübersitzt. Der gibt an diesem Abend seine Leseshow "Claus Peymann liest Thomas Bernhard — Meine Preise“. Dabei kommt es zu einem interessanten Regieeinfall.

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Feuilleton 345 – Because we Care - Galle Face, Quiz, Jumeirah Andreas Augustin

Feuilleton 345 – Because we Care - Galle Face, Quiz, Jumeirah

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On 14. March 1931, at the Galle Face Hotel in Colombo, Ceylon (today Sri Lanka), the restaurant served for Lunch … ——— Why do I tell you all this? Because details matter. Because history is the source of our future. Because we care.

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Feuilleton 343 — Like the Emperor of China Andreas Augustin

Feuilleton 343 — Like the Emperor of China

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It is the best of all times to visit China. Trust me. Andreas Augustin presents PEOPLE‘S GRAND HOTEL XIAN in the library THE MOST FAMOUS HOTELS IN THE WORLD®. Cover painting by Manfred Markowski.

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Feuilleton 342 — 1896: Destination Budapest Feuilleton

Feuilleton 342 — 1896: Destination Budapest

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The Orient Express left Paris for Vienna and Budapest at 6.50 pm sharp. The train was full. There was a flutter of excitement in the air. All and sundry seemed to be travelling to Vienna or to Budapest. 

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Feuilleton 341 — Why not in the Grand Style? This winter: Egypt Andreas Augustin

Feuilleton 341 — Why not in the Grand Style? This winter: Egypt

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With autumn / fall looming over the horizon, days are getting cooler, and so we are all looking forward to winter — but maybe in warmer places. We like to go South. Why not – in the classic style of the grand tour – to Egypt this year?

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Feuilleton 340   Austria — Hotspot of Europe Adrian Mourby

Feuilleton 340   Austria — Hotspot of Europe

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Austria is currently the hotspot of Europe, Vienna its capital. European summers are synonymous for visiting the countryside, sea- and lakesides activities, culture, festivals and, as I have explained earlier, a word as difficult to translate as Gemütlichkeit, “Sommerfrische”.

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Feuilleton 339 Andreas Augustin

Feuilleton 339

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Sommerfrische Built as the retreat for a prince, converted into a hotel for the perfect vacation, grown into a world class resort. The history of Schloss Velden is the fascinating tale of one of the legendary and unique hotels of Europe.

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