In time for the holidays – hotel ads then & now

December and January are traditionally months where many people go away on holidays and stay in hotels. That’s why we thought it would be a good idea, to have a look at the evolution of  luxury hotel print ads. And here it is, enjoy!

1966 Holiday Inn print ad

1966 ad for Holiday Inn

1971 Disneyland Hotel ad  (who knew it used to be that posh)

Disneyland Hotel ad 1971

 

1984 ad for The Park Lane hotel

Leona Helmsley in a 1984 ad for The Park Lane hotel

1984 Sheraton Hotel ad

 

new-york-vintage 1984 hotel ad

and another Sheraton ad but probably a bit earlier when air con was a cool thing to have

retrosheratonads

 

2012 Hilton ad (note a clear change of demographics)

hilton pics

A super boring modern Park Hyatt ad
park-hyatt

2013 Hyatt comic style ad (hmmm, really?)

alexa-hyatt image