Entries tagged with: Hotel

A Palace on the Strand Adrian Mourby

A Palace on the Strand

In 1900 visitors to London were advised by Baedeker to find a hotel on the Strand. The choice began with 700-room Hotel Cecil, built on the site of Lord Cecil’s Thameside home, then the Savoy (built by Richard D’Oyly Carte who produced ...

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5 Rooms 5 Acts Andreas Augustin

5 Rooms 5 Acts

5 Rooms 5 Acts ist ein starkes Signal der Wiener Stadthotellerie. Ein 2-stündiges Programm, in dem 5 Künstler(gruppen) an 5 verschiedenen Plätzen im Hotel je 15 Minuten unterhalten, dann geht es für die kleine Gruppe von Zuse...

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Metropole Hanoi: bunker discovered HOTELS

Metropole Hanoi: bunker discovered

Unearthing History by Andreas Augustin Oh people of the shelter what a gift you've given me, To smile at me and quietly let me share your agony, And I can only bow in utter humbleness and ask, Forgiveness and forgiveness for the things we'...

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Terror Attack spurs Vienna’s Talent for Hospitality Andreas Augustin

Terror Attack spurs Vienna’s Talent for Hospitality

Unimpressed by a mad gunman, Viennese hoteliers offered unlimited hospitality during terrible hours of fear.  Top: Opera House and Hotel Bristol in Vienna  After an IS sympathizer shot four people in downtown Vienna, Austria, on...

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THE NEXT STEP — IMPERIAL HOTEL NEW DELHI Andreas Augustin

THE NEXT STEP — IMPERIAL HOTEL NEW DELHI

Arrival in Calcutta, 1930s I guess you have noticed that half of all famous hotels are currently either closed or working at half speed. It is not the first time that global travel has virtually come to a standstill. But that realization doesn'...

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The Mandarin Oriental Bangkok

The Mandarin Oriental Bangkok

Since decades “The Oriental”, as it is affectionately known by travellers from all over the globe, leads the lists of all...Read More

Raffles Hotel

Raffles Hotel

The historic building (top, slide to the right): The "new" Raffles main building in 1899. It opened on 18 November 1899, featuring the all new...Read More

Le Royal

Le Royal

In 1923/24, the construction of a 55-room hotel in Phnom Penh was proposed, with Ernest Hébrard as architect. A visionary planner, he was in...Read More

Galle Face

Galle Face

The Galle Face Hotel was established in 1864, five years before the Suez Canal came into operation. A journey through the Suez Canal was a...Read More

Half Moon

Half Moon

In 1954, a group of wealthy individuals including Donald Deskey, the fabled designer (among his works the Radio City Music Hall); Harvey Firestone,...Read More