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Nobody Asked Me, But…No. 130; Hotel History: The Original Waldorf-Astoria

October 14, 2014

My New Book: "Hotel Mavens: Boomer, Boldt and Oscar of the Waldorf"; 2014 Historian of the Year By Stanley Turkel, CMHS 1. Hotel History: The Original...

Nobody Asked Me, But… No. 129 Hotel History: Roosevelt Hotel (1893), New Orleans

September 22, 2014

By Stanley Turkel, CMHS1. Hotel History: Roosevelt Hotel, New Orleans The original Roosevelt New Orleans Hotel was built in 1893 by Louis Grunewald, a German...

Nobody Asked Me, But… No. 128 Hotel History: Hotel Dixie/Carter; Quote of the Month

September 3, 2014

By Stanley Turkel, CMHS1. Hotel History: Hotel Dixie/Carter A recent article in the New York Times (July 27, 2014) reported on the adventures of North...

Stanley Turkel Named Recipient of Historic Hotels of America 2014 Historian of the Year Award

August 6, 2014

WASHINGTON—-Stanley Turkel has been named the recipient of the Historic Hotels of America 2014 Historian of the Year Award. Turkel will be honored with...

Nobody Asked Me, But… No. 127: Hotel History: Hotel Theresa: the “Waldorf of Harlem”

August 4, 2014

By Stanley Turkel, CMHS 1. Hotel History: Hotel Theresa The Hotel Theresa opened in 1913 on 125th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem and closed its doors...

Nobody Asked Me, But… No. 126; Hotel History: Libby’s Hotel and Baths; Quote of the Month

July 1, 2014

By Stanley Turkel, CMHS1. Hotel History: Libby’s Hotel and Baths  In the late 1920’s the stock market was soaring, businesses were enjoying...

Nobody Asked Me, But…No. 125; Hotel History: Martha Washington Hotel*; Quote of the Month

June 2, 2014

By Stanley Turkel, CMHS 1. Hotel History: The Martha Washington Hotel*In late August 2014, King & Grove Hotels announced that it restored the original name...

Nobody Asked Me, But… No. 124; Hotel History: The Cliff House Resort & Spa, Ogunquit, Maine

May 5, 2014

Quote of the Month; My New Book By Stanley Turkel, CMHS 1. Hotel History: The Cliff House Resort & Spa*  On April 14, 2014, it was announced that...

Nobody Asked Me, But… No. 123; Hotel History: Boone Tavern Hotel, Berea, Kentucky

April 1, 2014

Quote of the Month; My New Book By Stanley Turkel, CMHS 1. Hotel History: Boone Tavern Hotel*  Built on the old Dixie Highway and named after Kentucky...

Nobody Asked Me, But… No. 122; Hotel History: The Greenbrier, White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia

March 11, 2014

Quote of the Month; My New Book By Stanley Turkel, CMHS 1. Hotel History: The Greenbrier The original hotel, the Grand Central Hotel, was built on this site...

Nobody Asked Me, But…No. 121; Hotel History: Ponce de Leon Hotel (1888), St. Augustine, Florida

February 19, 2014

Quote of the Month; My New Book By Stanley Turkel, CMHS 1. Hotel History: Ponce de Leon Hotel, St. Augustine, Florida* The Ponce de Leon Hotel was built by...

Nobody Asked Me, But…No. 120 Hotel History: Wolcott Hotel (1904); Quote of the Month; My New Book

January 28, 2014

By Stanley Turkel, CMHS 1. Hotel History: Wolcott Hotel (1904)*  Although it opened on March 1, 1904, the Wolcott remains one of New York City's...

Nobody Asked Me, But…No. 119; Is Marriott’s Edition Brand Outlook Bright? What Makes a City Great?

January 14, 2014

Quote of the Month; My New Book By Stanley Turkel, CMHS January 14, 2014 1. Is Marriott’s Edition Brand Outlook Bright? With the recent $815 million...

Nobody Asked Me, But…No. 118; Hotel History: Chelsea Hotel (1884); Quote of the Month

December 20, 2013

By Stanley Turkel, CMHS, ISHC 1. Hotel History: Chelsea Hotel (1884)* The Chelsea Hotel is world-renowned as a residence for artists, writers, actors, and...

Nobody Asked Me, But… No. 117; Hotel History: InterContinental Hotels Company; Quote of the Month

December 9, 2013

By Stanley Turkel, CMHS, ISHC 1.  Hotel History: InterContinental Hotels Company A recent story on the Hotels website stated "IHG's history in Latin...

Nobody Asked Me, But… No. 116: Hotel History: Lucerne Hotel; Quote of the Month; My New Book

November 27, 2013

By Stanley Turkel, CMHS, ISHC 1.  Hotel History: Lucerne Hotel One of the most beautiful hotels on New York's upper west side is the Lucerne Hotel which...

Nobody Asked Me, But… No. 115; Hotel History: The Harvard Club of New York; Quote of the Month

November 14, 2013

By Stanley Turkel, CMHS, ISHC 1.  Hotel History: The Harvard Club of New York*The Harvard Club of New York at 27 West 44th Street was originally built in...

New Book Available from Educational Institute Shares Stories of Century-Old Hotels

November 13, 2013

Lansing, Michigan, November 2013-The American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute (EI) has added a new book from author Stanley Turkel, CMHS, ISHC, to its...

Nobody Asked Me, But…No. 114; Hotel History: The Ansonia Hotel; Quote of the Month; My New Book

November 4, 2013

By Stanley Turkel, CMHS, ISHC1.  Hotel History: The Ansonia Hotel*  The Ansonia Hotel was built as a luxury apartment hotel on the upper west side of...

Nobody Asked Me, But… No. 113; Hotel History: St. Regis Hotel in New York; Quote of the Month

October 23, 2013

By Stanley Turkel, CMHS, ISHC 1.  Hotel History: St. Regis Hotel in New York*  In 1904, Colonel John Jacob Astor broke ground for the building of...

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