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Frank Caiafa, the bar manager of the illustrious hotel's Peacock Alley, took on the task of modernizing A.S. Crockett's The Old Waldorf-Astoria Bar Book; Crockett's book was first published back in 1934.
Last decade, real estate investor Beny Alagem narrowly secured voter approval to construct not only a Waldorf Astoria hotel next to the Beverly Hilton, but also two condo towers -- including an 18-story building that would be the tallest in Beverly Hills. The referendum proved a significant victory...
Big deals such as the Anbang insurance group's $2bn purchase of the Waldorf Astoria hotel in New York last year and its failed $14bn offer for the Starwood group in March have made headlines. But the study said Chinese buying of US homes far outpaces its investment in commercial land and buildings. Show More Summary
Laverne Cox is a bombshell in emerald green while arriving for the 2016 GLAAD Media Awards held at The Waldorf=Astoria on Saturday night (May 14) in New York City. The 31-year-old Orange is the New Black star was joined by her co-stars Selenis Leyva, Jackie Cruz, and Diane Guerrero. Laverne hosted the show that evening [...]
Caitlyn Jenner poses with Diane Sawyer while attending the 2016 GLAAD Media Awards held at Waldorf Astoria Hotel on Saturday (May 14) in New York City. The ladies were joined by Diane Kruger, Connie Britton, Andrew Rannells, Carrie Preston, Bebe Rexha, and Jason Biggs (with wife Jenny Mollen). “The joys of being a woman! sooo [...]
Jennifer Lawrence takes the stage to present an award at the 2016 GLAAD Media Awards on Saturday (May 14) at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City. The 25-year-old actress presented the Excellence in Media Award to her Joy co-star Robert De Niro at the star-studded event that evening. PHOTOS: Check out the latest [...]
'The Waldorf Astoria bar Book' culls recipes from the New York City institution.
Hilton hotel properties cover various brands including Waldorf Astoria, Conrad, DoubleTree, Embassy Suites, and many others in addition to Hilton Hotels & Resorts. There are a handful of different Hilton HHonors credit cards offered by both Citi and American Express, which award your hotel...
For this mileage run we were landing in Panama at 3:30PM, and leaving the following morning at 7AM. Our friend Matt joined us on this trip, and based on his previous trip to Panama, he recommended the Waldorf Astoria Panama City. This is a Virtuoso property, and the rate for the one night stay was $169. Show More Summary
Lena Dunham poses with famous author Gloria Steinem on the red carpet at the 2016 Matrix Awards held at The Waldorf Astoria on Monday (April 25) in New York City. The duo were also joined at the event by Katie Couric, Savannah Guthrie, filmmaker George Lucas and businesswoman Mellody Hobson. Lena just wrote a passionate [...]
Rosalind “Roz” Cole was an agent who represented several celebrities including Andy Warhol, Errol Flynn, and Olivia de Havilland. She owed $1 million to the Waldorf Astoria in New York when she died. She stopped paying years ago and refused to leave. Show More Summary
Moroccan King Mohammed VI arrived at the Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam on the same day I was departing, an indication of the level of clientele the property caters to. Once a collection of six patrician houses built during the Golden Age, Waldorf Astoria A... via JustLuxe.com
The culinary and cocktail history of the 123-year-old New York landmark takes center stage May 17, with the publication of an updated version of “The Waldorf Astoria Bar Book” by Frank Caiafa.
Californians love their fresh powder, especially when it comes to the slopes of Park City, Utah. The Golden state’s residents account for nearly a fourth of the historic town’s annual visitors. Add in the Sundance International Film Festiva... via JustLuxe.com
The Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem is a beautiful, luxurious hotel in the city of Jerusalem. It is a great way to enjoy the luxury of Jerusalem using points for a free stay. The post Review: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem – Luxury With Points appeared first on Running with Miles.
The Chinese insurer is in a hurry, leading a $13 bln offer for Starwood on top of a $6.5 bln deal to buy Strategic Hotels from Blackstone and its $2 bln purchase of the Waldorf Astoria in 2014. It’s hard to see how they all meet Anbang Chairman Wu Xiaohui’s own financial targets.
The massive Chinese company that bought the Waldorf Astoria in 2014 is at it again. Anbang on Monday agreed to drop $6.5 billion to buy a portfolio of luxury hotels from Blackstone Group. It also led a bid to bust up Marriott's merger...Show More Summary
Blackstone Group is close to selling a portfolio of luxury hotels to the owner of the Waldorf Astoria. China's Anbang Insurance Group Co. is near a deal to acquire Strategic Hotels & Resorts... To view the full story, click the title link.
The Blackstone Group has agreed to sell Strategic Hotels and Resorts in a deal valued at $6.5 billion just months after buying it, according to a person with knowledge of the deal who was not authorized to comment. The buyer is Anbang Insurance Group, which bought the Waldorf Astoria hotel in New York for a $1.95 billion in 2014. Show More Summary