The Rebirth and Demise of Sarajevo’s Holiday Inn
The focus shifts towards the fate of the hotel in the post-siege era, as it returned to its normal function, as a hotel for business and tourism. This chapter charts the events that, despite the undoubted iconic status the building acquired during the siege and a successful immediate post-war period, have led to its demise. The focus here is primarily upon the process of privatisation that led to the hotel’s closure in 2015, analysing how the hotel, which survived the siege, could not survive privatisation.
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