RepositorySpecial Collections Archives (GB 0029)
Ref NoEUL MS 143/19/8
TitleHotel and Restaurant advertisements
DescriptionFolder of advertisements for Iraqi hotels and restaurants, including both printed promotional materials and adverts cut from newspapers and magazines, as well as general articles on new tourist developments. There are numerous cuttings from the early 1980s on the new 'touristic complexes' established under government support, such as Al-Nassiryia, Sulaimaniya, Al-Mada'In, Zawita, Jindian, Halabcha, Salahiddinn Sarchinar and Shaqlawa. Other adverts include those for the disco and the casino in the Al-Mansour Melia Hotel, the Karma and Al Hamra hotels in Al-Jadria, the Al Rasheed Hotel in Baghdad, new facilities at Habbaniya Tourist City, the Hotel Palestine Meridien in Baghdad, Al-Turath Al-Baghdadi restaurant, Semiramis Night Club, a black and white photograph of the French brasserie in the Meridien, Baghdad, a press release from the Al Sadeer Novotel in Baghdad, another press release for the reopened Ishtar Sheraton Hotel in Baghdad, the opening of two new hotels in Mosul, Crusoe's guest card for the Hotel Palestine Meridien (21-29 September 1982) and two small colour photographs of the Nineveh International Hotel in Mosul taken shortly after its construction in the early 1980s.
LanguageEnglish; French
Access StatusOpen
Creator_NameCrusoe; Jonathan Richard Huthwaite (1953-1991); journalist and writer
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