Asia's Legendary Hotels: The Romance of Travel [NOOK Book]

Overview


Assia's Legendary Hotels features some of Asia's most significant hotels, renowned for their rich histories and superb levels of service and luxury. From the Raffles Hotel in SIngapore, to the Ananda in the Himalaya, these grand dames capture the romance of travel days gone by, when the journey itself was as much of an adventure as the destination. Their unique architecture and luxurious interiros are captured in over 370 stunning full-color photographs and rare archival images...
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Asia's Legendary Hotels: The Romance of Travel

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Overview


Assia's Legendary Hotels features some of Asia's most significant hotels, renowned for their rich histories and superb levels of service and luxury. From the Raffles Hotel in SIngapore, to the Ananda in the Himalaya, these grand dames capture the romance of travel days gone by, when the journey itself was as much of an adventure as the destination. Their unique architecture and luxurious interiros are captured in over 370 stunning full-color photographs and rare archival images showcase their rich histories.
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"Asia's Legendary Hotels could be summed up as "Exquisite Western hotels in Exotic Places." It's aimed at those who have the money to travel luxuriously and at those with a taste for romance and history."—McClatchy News Service
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781462906741
  • Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
  • Publication date: 6/4/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 208
  • File size: 56 MB
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Meet the Author

William Warren, American by birth, has lived in Thailand since 1960 and has traveled extensively throughout Asia over the years. He is the author of more than 50 books on architecture, tropical gardens and history, among them Jim Thompson: The Unsolved Mystery, a biography of the man who made Thai silk famous; The House on the Klong, Heritage Homes of Thailand, Thai Style, The Tropical Garden, Balinese Gardens, Singapore: City of Gardens and Phuket: Pearl of the Orient.

Photographer
Renowned Australian travel photographer Jill Gocher has worked in Asia for many years and her photographs have been published in books and magazines in many countries around the world. On her travels around this fascinating continent, she has sought the unusual, the quirky and the heartwarming, not to mention the beautiful. Now she has turned her eye to Asia's most beautiful and magnificent hotels.

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