Asia's Legendary Hotels: The Romance of Travel (Paperback)
  • Asia's Legendary Hotels: The Romance of Travel (Paperback)

Asia's Legendary Hotels: The Romance of Travel (Paperback)

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Paperback 240 Pages / Published: 27/08/2013
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Featuring over 370 artful photographs and insightful commentary, this book is an exploration of the most magnificent and opulent hotels across the Asia-Pacific region.

Asia, and its many splendid countries such as Malaysia, Thailand, Cambodia and Sri Lanka, prides itself on being a destination. It has a rich history, and a part of that history is the magnificent travel accommodations that sprang up to cater to the western traveler.

Presented with more spectacular photos and rare archival images, Asia's Legendary Hotels features some of Asia's most significant luxury hotels, locals renowned for their monumental history and superb levels of service and luxury. No literary hotel nor colonial hotel is left out of the mix, from the Raffles Hotel in Singapore to the Ananda in the Himalayas. This book captures the romance of travel from days gone by, when the journey itself was as much of an adventure as the destination. Both the seasoned and unseasoned traveler will be delighted by photographer Jill Gocher's intimate touch with a camera, as she so evocatively captures the mood, unique architecture and luxurious interiors that gives each hotel its singular charm.

Featured Asian hotels include:

The Peninsula Hotel, Hong Kong The Taj Maal Palace and Tower, India Dwarika's Hotel, Nepal Grand Hotel, Sri Lanka The Strand, Myanmar The Oriental, Bangkok, Thailand Raffles Hotel Le Royal, Cambodia Hotel Majestic, Vietnam Eastern and Oriental Hotel, Malaysia The Fullerton Hotel, Singapore Mandarin Oriental Hotel Majapahit, Indonesia

Publisher: Periplus Editions
ISBN: 9780794607364
Number of pages: 240
Weight: 1166 g
Dimensions: 280 x 210 x 18 mm

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