Hotelie Magazine

Hotelie Fall 2011 no class notes

Issue link: http://pubs.sha.cornell.edu/i/70793

Contents of this Issue

Navigation

Page 33 of 73

World Views CUBA Crossing the gulf to by Christina Heggie '10 The mojitos were fresh, the jazz hot, and the lights low. Laughter mingled with the sounds of ice against crystal, taffeta against crinoline, and rolling steel clicking against the pockets of a roulette wheel. Enter the Intercontinental, the most elegant hotel in Havana, circa 1956. Gangsters and literati, Hollywood icons and heads of state, globe-trotting beaux mondes and American oil executives— all made themselves at home inside this venerable 1930 landmark.

Articles in this issue

view archives of Hotelie Magazine - Hotelie Fall 2011 no class notes