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CAVEAT of the Atlanta Hotel, Bangkok PERSONALITIES

CAVEAT of the Atlanta Hotel, Bangkok

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The management of The Atlanta Hotel in Bangkok brings it to the point. 'Tourism is not about going on a rampage through other people’s country: those who cannot travel abroad without behaving badly should stay home.' Read for yourself what to expect when staying there.

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Hotel Theresa: the Waldorf of Harlem PERSONALITIES

Hotel Theresa: the Waldorf of Harlem

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At the Theresa different worlds met. John F. Kennedy made a presidential campaign stop there, Khrushchev visited Castro, etc. In 1971 it was converted to an office building.
By Stan Turkel

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From Russia with love… PERSONALITIES

From Russia with love…

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This summer guests at the Grand Hotel Europe can sail on the hotel´s private boat Katarina through the canals of St. Petersburg while enjoying champagne. The boat can sail directly to the famous palace and park, Peterhof, a place not to be missed while in St. Petersburg. Peterhof is referred to as “the Russian Versaille", although many visitors conclude that the comparison does a disservice to the grandeur and scope of this majestic estate.

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Named to the Manor PERSONALITIES

Named to the Manor

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One of the oldest hotels in the world, the first design hotel and a charming gem hidden in front of the station: that's Copenhagen, the capital of Denmark.
We went on a site inspection.
By Andreas Augustin

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Tschirky, Oscar PERSONALITIES

Tschirky, Oscar

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Oscar was a superstar of his time, with his tips on service and cooking often making headline news. Despite not being a chef, Oscar of the Waldorf* was an arbiter of culinary taste who was credited with ‘inventing’ Veal Oscar and Egg Benedict. He is certainly the father of the Waldorf Salad, created in 1893.

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Solar Topees and Light-Coloured Umbrellas PERSONALITIES

Solar Topees and Light-Coloured Umbrellas

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1880: Thomas Cook: Advice for Travellers to Egypt from ‘The Golden Age of Travel’ by Andrew Williamson.

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Bangkok, Oriental: The Great Wachtveitl PERSONALITIES

Bangkok, Oriental: The Great Wachtveitl

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He has set new standards in hospitality industry, he can be referred to as the most successful hotelier in the world. Now he retires. We wish him a great time with his family. At the same time we say welcome to Jan Goessing, the designated GM of The Oriental.

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