In 30 years the author of these lines has researched the history of about 500 of The Most Famous Hotels in the World, and has written over 50 history books about them.
A journey around the world can take – as we have all learnt – 79+1 da...
There is no hall, plaque, or restaurant commemorating the creator of the first Semiramis or the man who was once regarded the father of Egypt’s hospitality industry.
"Monster Cairo Hotel” announced The Egyptian Gazette in its Mar...
Lightly I do not speak of happiness, Yet I almost think I am happy here. Thomas Mann
HOTEL SUVRETTA HOUSE
The Engadine - where people greet each other with 'Allegra', a Ladin expression roughly meaning, in today's terms, 'be...
Cesar and Marie Ritz opened the London 'Ritz' after Savoy disaster
The Ritz London opened its doors on May 24th 1906 on the Piccadilly site of the Walsingham House Hotel, formerly the Bath Hotel.
London was for Ritz a very special social p...
The Parisian hotel with two names! And it all started with a kiss! More than anybody else, Edward, the Prince of Wales (1910–1936),...Read More
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