Author: Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com

Hotel History: Catskill Mountain Resort Hotels – phenomenon unlike any other

Hotel History: Catskill Mountain Resort Hotels – phenomenon unlike any other

This is the story of an area of 250 square miles, approximately an hour-and-a-half drive ... Read More

Hotel History: Hotel Man of the Half Century awarded 22 years after death

Hotel History: Hotel Man of the Half Century awarded 22 years after death

In 1950, the hotel industry named Ellsworth Milton Statler “Hotel Man of the Half Century,” ... Read More

TWA back at JFK Airport: Sleep quietly

TWA back at JFK Airport: Sleep quietly

On May 15, 2019, New York’s spectacular new TWA Hotel opened at John F. Kennedy ... Read More

Hotel History: Shepheard’s Hotel in Cairo known for opulence, famous guests, and the military

Hotel History: Shepheard’s Hotel in Cairo known for opulence, famous guests, and the military

Shepheard’s Hotel history goes back 178 years when it was originally built by Englishman Samuel ... Read More

Hotel del Coronado: One of the most popular beach resorts in the US

Hotel del Coronado: One of the most popular beach resorts in the US

The renowned Hotel del Coronado is a grand example of elegant Victorian architecture providing one ... Read More

Hotel History: Asian American Hotel Owners Association 

Hotel History: Asian American Hotel Owners Association 

The Asian American Hotel Owners Association (AAHOA) is a trade association that represents hotel owners. ... Read More

John Q. Hammons: Master hotel developer and builder

John Q. Hammons: Master hotel developer and builder

One of the great hoteliers/developers of our time, John Q. Hammons developed 200 hotel properties ... Read More

Hotel History: The Americana of New York

Hotel History: The Americana of New York

The Americana of New York opened on September 25, 1962 as a 2,000-room convention hotel. ... Read More

Hotel history: The Grand on Mackinac Island still thriving after 132 years

Hotel history: The Grand on Mackinac Island still thriving after 132 years

The "Grand" as it is called on the island, is a historic coastal resort with ... Read More

Hotel history: Mary Elizabeth Jane Colter

Hotel history: Mary Elizabeth Jane Colter

Mary Elizabeth Jane Colter was a pioneering American woman architect and interior designer whose distinct ... Read More

From pot walloper to hotel maven: Frederick Henry Harvey

From pot walloper to hotel maven: Frederick Henry Harvey

With foresight and entrepreneurship, Fred Harvey, an immigrant from England, built up business ventures that ... Read More

The Skirvin Hotel: Oldest hotel in Oklahoma

The Skirvin Hotel: Oldest hotel in Oklahoma

On September 26, 1911, the ornate Skirvin Hotel was opened for public inspection in Oklahoma ... Read More

The Grande Dame of Washington: Hotel of Presidents

The Grande Dame of Washington: Hotel of Presidents

The Mayflower Hotel, Washington, DC opened on February 18, 1925 with 440 guestrooms. It is ... Read More

Hotel history: Swiss hotelier and chef de cuisine run revolutionary Savoy

Hotel history: Swiss hotelier and chef de cuisine run revolutionary Savoy

Cesar Ritz, Swiss hotelier, and chef de cuisine, Auguste Escoffier, were invited to run the ... Read More

Hotel history: The art of hospitality

Hotel history: The art of hospitality

Fanciful prediction; “turnpike;” pineapple as hospitality; Hokusai, the Japanese printmaker – examples of ways hospitality ... Read More