Business: Cesar's Cities

Persons of fashion use a strange adjective for the things which they consider as belonging properly to their environment; such things they call "smart." Less polished people use an adjective which is far more descriptive of smart things: they use the word "ritzy." The word is from the proper noun, Ritz; Ritz is the name of the smartest chain of hotels in the world.

There are not very many of them—nineteen—and they are generally full.* Moreover, Ritz hotels are only built in fashionable cities, in cities where there are likely to be many visitors who are capable of appreciating the finer social...

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