Grand Hotel Royal — The Corinthia Budapest
April 1896, boarding the Orient Express at Paris, bound for Budapest
The Orient Express left Paris for Vienna and Budapest at 6.50 pm sharp.
The train was full. There was a flutter of...
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During his career, Swiss born César Ritz (1850–1918) managed or owned the following hotels.
A buffet in the Bois de Boulogne (his first private enterprise),
... and in l...
Hotel Metropole, Vienna, opened 1873; by architects K Schumann und L Tischler, famous before the war, infamous headquater of the GESTAPO during 1939–1945, destroyed by bombs in 1945, never rebuilt.
Hotel Continental, Vienna, open...
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...
Wer war der Mann, dem der zukünftige König von England, der Prinz von Wales, attestierte: „Wohin Ritz geht, gehe auch ich“ und den der deutsche Kaiser mit dem Attribut „Hotelier der Könige“ versah?
Als 13. Kind...
Die Presse, Austria, April 2018 - Link to newspaper
Cäsar Ritz: „Dieser Phönix von einem Hotelier“
Alle wissen zwar, dass es ein Ritz gibt, doch die wenigsten, dass es einen Ritz gab. Gestatten: Cäsar Ritz! Der H...
At the Hotel Scribe, in Paris, on 25 December 1895, at the Indian Salon, then part of the Grand Café which was rented out to the Jockey Club, Auguste and his brother Louis Jean Lumière showed the first motion picture using the system of...
Producing a book about the Grand Hotel Royal was probably as exciting as rebuilding it. And both activites brought a number of people back to the stage of this Hungairan legend, who had been working for this grand hotel in the past. The magic spell ...
The man with the sign ‘Grand Hotel Royal’ awaits me on the platform at Keleti railway station. He takes my bags and me to the hotel. The...Read More
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