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...
Since 1876 the Frankfurter Hof ranks among the most famous hotels in the world. Its façade is a reminiscence of glorious days, of splendid festivities and heydays of an empire. But it is also a symbol of downfall and resurrection – the...
Valerie Marie O’Neill (1929–2010)
To commemorate the centenary of The Oriental Hotel in Bangkok, Melbourne born Valerie Marie O’Neill was commissioned to do a painting of the original hotel from a surviving postcard. This painting...
When you read 'originally opened', you know that there is something special about the opening date(s) of a hotel. Well, the...Read More
Happiness is made to be shared, knew the great French dramatist Jean Baptiste Racine (†1699).
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