Hotelier Middle East has a collection of photos provided by the Intercontinental Phoenicia Hotel in celebration of IHG’s 50 years in the region. The photos show the hotel from its opening, through its destruction and finally to its reconstruction and grandeur today.

Hotelier Middle East: The Phoenicia Hotel opened featuring 600 rooms and suites, shops, a few restaurants and a swimming pool with a bar

Hotelier Middle East: The Phoenicia Hotel opened featuring 600 rooms and suites, shops, a few restaurants and a swimming pool with a bar

It’s definitely worth having a look through the 20+ photos.