Shanghai - China. Cathay Hotels Ltd

ANON. Shanghai - China. Cathay Hotels Ltd.

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ANON. Shanghai - China. Cathay Hotels Ltd.

Original Hotel luggage label, c.1934. 140 x 115 mm.
Sir Victor Sassoon acquired the Cathay Land Co and the Cathay Hotel Co, to form Cathay Hotels Ltd.
The Cathay Hotel opened in 1929. It was designed by Palmer and Turner Architects. The Hotel welcomed guests from all over the World including Politicians and celebrities. It was here that Noel Coward completed his play "Private Lives."
In 1952 the building was taken over by the municipal Government and in 1956 was renamed the Peace Hotel.
The Metropole Hotel opened in 1930 and became famous for its American bar.
Scarce.

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