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Hotels with history: The world's 10 most legendary properties

Hotels with history: The world's 10 most legendary properties

Famed for hosting everyone from Hollywood superstars to U.S. presidents, these century-old institutions have set global standards for luxury and hospitality
New York's historic Knickerbocker Hotel to reopen

New York's historic Knickerbocker Hotel to reopen

More than a century after its debut, "the Knick" in Times Square is back in business
Famous hotel has a very old secret

Famous hotel has a very old secret

Richard Quest visits West Virginia's Greenbrier, where a massive bunker hid unknown for three decades
7 hotels that changed China

7 hotels that changed China

From the ballroom where China's last emperor danced to the secret bunker of Mao's deputy, these hotels witnessed the stories that shaped today's China
Mid-city garden get-away: Ruijin Hotel

Mid-city garden get-away: Ruijin Hotel

Leave the laptop, abandon the BlackBerry, put your cell on silent and step into one of Shanghai’s most peaceful, mid-town retreats -- the Ruijin Hotel
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