Book Review: Mandarin Oriental the Book – One of the most iconic names in international luxury, Mandarin Oriental has been delighting guests since the opening of its flagship hotel, The Mandarin, in 1963 in Hong Kong. Featuring archival photographs from the original establishments and sumptuous details of the most recent additions to the collection, this beautiful slipcase volume honors the Group’s fiftieth anniversary, celebrates its rich history and brilliant legacy, and reveals the secrets of Mandarin Oriental’s welcoming spirit.
Mandarin Oriental devotees, including Grammy-winning opera singer Cecilia Bartoli, Oscar-winning actor Kevin Spacey, renowned architect I.M. Pei, heads of state and world travelers cherish the impeccable service, innovative and refined cuisine, elegant design, opulent spas, and welcoming smiles that greet them each time they visit.
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Tradition and innovation fuse seamlessly in each hotel, where luxury meets comfort. From Asia to Europe, every hotel in its chic portfolio offers the perfect expression of the Mandarin Oriental spirit.
Fionnuala McHugh has been travelling in Asia since 1986 and has lived in Hong Kong since 1993. She writes for the London Telegraph and the South China Morning Post.
David Tang, celebrated businessman and founder of Shanghai Tang, and Frederick Forsyth, best-selling author of more than twenty works of fiction and nonfiction, count themselves among the fans of Mandarin Oriental.
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