Four decades is a long tenure in any position, but in the hospitality industry, such a stint is a true anomaly.
Sitting at the Long Bar of the New Stanley Hotel in Nairobi, Kenya, in 1962, John and Valerie Kent and their son, Geoffrey, devised a radical concept.
Bill Fischer, founder and president of Fischer Travel Enterprises in New York, advises some of the world’s most discerning travelers.
Parisians have a term—les palais, or the palaces—for their city’s finest hotels.
Strokes Of Genius
The mere mention of the name Pebble Beach conjures up images and emotions in golfers and nongolfers alike. For some, the dramatic ocean view from the seventh tee comes to mind.
Cunard came to my notice in November 1969 when the Queen Elizabeth 2 arrived at Kingston, Jamaica, not long after it had made its maiden voyage in May of that year.
Within the next five years,
“Golfers love to knock golf