2015-We Cannot Escape History
"We cannot escape history ... No personal significance or insignificance can spare one or another of us. The fiery trial through which we pass will light us down in honour or dishonour to the last generation.
Abraham Lincoln (1805-65; 16th president of the USA)
"We weave dreams for you. We inspire experiences for you. We prepare to astonish you. We accessorize you."
Irish, hotelier and artist, family man and philosopher.
Dear Friend of The Most Famous Hotels in the World;
Our archives reach back to the beginnings of tourism.
We collect and receive, we verify and list, we take notes and establish timelines.
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The Most Famous Hotels in the World
Imperial Vienna - new look, new book
Vienna's hotel Imperial has received a fantastic facelift, now the new book is out, too. Go to the page »
1931: Adlon Berlin: Chaplin meets Dietrich
Who's Who at famous hotels? While hundred of fans besieged the main entrance of the Hotel Adlon in Berlin, inside a casual meeting between Marlene Dietrich and UK-comedian Charles Chaplin took place.Read more
15 Books You Must Read About Famous Hotels
The hotlist for 2015 is out. 15 books you must read about famous hotels. Read more