Entries tagged with: Yangon

Feuiletton 360 — The Letter Andreas Augustin

Feuiletton 360 — The Letter

Dear Friends of The Most Famous Hotels in the World,    Dear Readers,   By Lisa Augustin (for a change)   Time flies, only my father takes slow boats and sends letters via surface postal services. Yesterday an envelope arr...

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Feuilleton 333 Feuilleton

Feuilleton 333

My dear reader,  In case you find this Feuilleton Ritz-heavy, you couldn't be more right. Since the early 1880s, the name Ritz is simply the better word for luxury.   PUTTING UP THE RITZ  … for sale. This time you ...

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The Strand — Style in Myanmar Style Book

The Strand — Style in Myanmar

The Strand Hotel in Yangon — opened by the Sarkies brothers in 1901 – has set standards in Burma (Myanmar) since its opening. Browse our gallery on top of this page. P.S. Stylebook has become part of the Classic Edition books. It refl...

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The Third Hotel HOTELS

The Third Hotel

Andreas Augustin tackled the impossible — and produced a book about the long missing third hotel of the Sarkies brothers. This is a list of the neccessary 12 pillars of success. Once again, I am taking you on a journey into a historic ...

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Savoy (Baur en Ville)

This is Zurich's oldest grand hotel. When it opened on December 24, 1838, it marked a milestone in the history of the hotel industry. In...Read More

Grand Hotel Lviv (Lemberg)

Grand Hotel Lviv (Lemberg)

Grand Hotel Lviv in 1894 Lviv or Lemberg can be described as the westernmost city in Eastern Europe or the easternmost city in Western...Read More

Bergues, Des

Bergues, Des

In our world, it is no longer a given that simple restraint represents true elegance. To be recognized as one of the oldest purpose-built Grand...Read More

Le Royal

Le Royal

In 1923/24, the construction of a 55-room hotel in Phnom Penh was proposed. Architect Ernest Hébrard, who was largely responsible for...Read More

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