Thailand: Computer Glitch or Classic Case of Bait and Switch?

Bait-and-switch often involves luring customers with a reasonably priced product and then telling them it is out of stock and offering a more expensive (or inferior quality) product. Do hotels in Thailand ever do this?


Hotel Review: the Fairmont Peace Hotel in Shanghai

Following a three year restoration project, the Peace Hotel in Shanghai reopened on 28 July 2011 as the Fairmont Peace Hotel. Built in the late 1920s, the grande dame of Shanghai originally opened in 1929. It was known as the Cathay Hotel until 1950, when it was renamed the Peace Hotel. Following the Communist conquest of …