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Hotels in my luggage

«Show me your luggage and I’ll tell you who you are.» > Louis Vuitton

 

The selection of labels that we here seek to expose shows just a little sample of the collection of Portuguese hotels luggage tags that are currently part of the collection of the Documentation Center of the Celestino Domingues Library (ESHTE), one of the providers supplying the contents of the Virtual Museum of Tourism (MUVITUR).

The trip through some of the twentieth century Portuguese hotels through the luggage tags facilitates the perception of the spirit of the travel experience. This exhibition allows us to travel through the promotional imagery that often adorned the luggage of those who enjoyed their stays in some of today recognized hotel establishments (and others that already changed or disappeared). These were unquestionably used as a symbolic reminder and an illustration element for the visitors narrative of the story of the journey.

These stickers were produced in varying sizes, colors, shapes and styles, and were applied specially to the tourists suitcases, by themselves or the hotel staff, and were therefore part of the ritual of the traveler and the advertising strategy of hotel promoters.

Funchal | Madeira | Portugal
Hotel Golden Gate
Vizela | Portugal
Hotel Universal
Maceira | Torres Vedras | Portugal
Hotel das Termas
Vidago | Portugal
Vidago Palace Hotel
Tomar | Portugal
Estalagem de Santa Iria
Vila Praia de Âncora | Portugal
Hotel Meira
Sagres | Portugal
Hotel da Baleeira
Porto | Portugal
Grande Hotel da Batalha
Porto | Portugal
Grande Hotel do Império
Porto | Portugal
Hotel Residencial Pão de Açucar
Monfortinho | Portugal
Hotel Astória
Lisboa | Portugal
Hotel Tivoli
Lisboa | Portugal
Hotel Francfort
Guincho | Portugal
Hotel do Guincho
Estoril | Portugal
Estoril Palácio Hotel
Coimbra | Portugal
Hotel Mondego
Curia | Portugal
Grande Hotel da Curia
Beja | Portugal
Hotel Café Bejense
Braga | Portugal
Hotel Francfort
Cascais | Portugal
Hotel Cidadela
Castelo Branco | Portugal
Hotel Lusitania
Guincho | Portugal
Estalagem Muchaxo
Estoril | Portugal
Monte Estoril Hotel
Gerês | Portugal
Hotel Universal
Gerês | Portugal
Grande Hotel do Parque
Fundão | Portugal
Estalagem da Neve
Lisboa | Portugal
Victoria Hotel
Lisboa | Portugal
Aviz Hotel
Lisboa | Portugal
Hotel Condestável
Lisboa | Portugal
Hotel Fenix
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Funchal | Madeira | Portugal
Hotel Golden Gate
Catalogue
Vizela | Portugal
Hotel Universal
Catalogue
Maceira | Torres Vedras | Portugal
Hotel das Termas
Catalogue
Vidago | Portugal
Vidago Palace Hotel
Catalogue
Tomar | Portugal
Estalagem de Santa Iria
Catalogue
Vila Praia de Âncora | Portugal
Hotel Meira
Catalogue
Sagres | Portugal
Hotel da Baleeira
Catalogue
Porto | Portugal
Grande Hotel da Batalha
Catalogue
Porto | Portugal
Grande Hotel do Império
Catalogue
Porto | Portugal
Hotel Residencial Pão de Açucar
Catalogue
Monfortinho | Portugal
Hotel Astória
Catalogue
Lisboa | Portugal
Hotel Tivoli
Catalogue
Lisboa | Portugal
Hotel Francfort
Catalogue
Guincho | Portugal
Hotel do Guincho
Catalogue
Estoril | Portugal
Estoril Palácio Hotel
Catalogue
Coimbra | Portugal
Hotel Mondego
Catalogue
Curia | Portugal
Grande Hotel da Curia
Catalogue
Beja | Portugal
Hotel Café Bejense
Catalogue
Braga | Portugal
Hotel Francfort
Catalogue
Cascais | Portugal
Hotel Cidadela
Catalogue
Castelo Branco | Portugal
Hotel Lusitania
Catalogue
Guincho | Portugal
Estalagem Muchaxo
Catalogue
Estoril | Portugal
Monte Estoril Hotel
Catalogue
Gerês | Portugal
Hotel Universal
Catalogue
Gerês | Portugal
Grande Hotel do Parque
Catalogue
Fundão | Portugal
Estalagem da Neve
Catalogue
Lisboa | Portugal
Victoria Hotel
Catalogue
Lisboa | Portugal
Aviz Hotel
Catalogue
Lisboa | Portugal
Hotel Condestável
Catalogue
Lisboa | Portugal
Hotel Fenix
Catalogue
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