AIRBNB-LIKE EXPERIENCES MEET BOUTIQUE DESIGN AT CHINA’S SUNYATA

24
Apr
2017
AIRBNB-LIKE EXPERIENCES MEET BOUTIQUE DESIGN AT CHINA’S SUNYATA

There’s a new integration of design, accommodation and community development making waves in China, in the form of new hotel brand Sunyata.

20
Apr
2017
SLEEPOVERS NOW WELCOME AT WM. MULHERIN’S SONS RESTAURANT IN PHILLY

This month sees the opening of a small, four-room hotel above the popular Italian restaurant Wm. Mulherin’s Sons in Philadelphia’s Fishtown neighborhood.

10
Apr
2017
NEW LIFE COMES TO NYC’S NOMAD

The new Life Hotel opens today in New York in place of the live/work/playground where LIFE magazine writers and artists once held court.

06
Apr
2017
HIGH END TO HOSTEL: THE HOTTEST LOS ANGELES OPENINGS THIS SPRING

The openings of two brands familiar from the east coast and Chicago are creating serious buzz: The James West Hollywood and The Freehand Los Angeles.

05
Apr
2017
GET SOME ALONE TIME WITH UBUD’S NEWEST PLAYER, HOSHINOYA BALI

For a small district, Ubud is a big battlefield for luxury resorts. Now there’s one more high-end choice throwing its hat into the ring: Hoshinoya Bali.

04
Apr
2017
BANISH BORING MEETINGS AT THESE NEW NYC HOTELS

We love hearing about hotels that break the boardroom mold and have meeting rooms that are actually beautiful – places we’d happily spend time in.

31
Mar
2017
SURF’S UP: HOTELS TO CATCH A WAVE AT ACROSS THE GLOBE

Forget Bondi and Oahu: 2017 sees surfing trending around the world, with hotels from Sri Lanka to Cornwall getting in on the action.

31
Mar
2017
SPA YOUR WAY ACROSS VIETNAM

Five hotels are collaborating to showcase the best of what Vietnam has to offer, with a ten-day spa-to-spa journey from the north to south of the country.

30
Mar
2017
BEACH, PLEASE: FIVE NEW BEACH TOWN HOTELS TO CHECK OUT THIS SUMMER

If you’re looking for something a little different from the norm, why not consider one of these five new beach town hotels?

28
Mar
2017
FIVE SMALLER U.S. CITY HOTEL OPENINGS WE’RE PSYCHED FOR THIS SPRING

Cool hotels are opening in smaller cities that don’t typically get the lion’s share of attention: Baltimore, Detroit and even Washington, D.C.

23
Mar
2017
WHAT’S NEW ON OCEAN DRIVE IN 2017?

While much of Miami’s recent hotel action has taken place in Mid-Beach, 2017 brings good reasons to look again at Ocean Drive.

21
Mar
2017
MIDTOWN MANHATTAN WELCOMES THE WHITBY’S LAYERS OF COLOURFUL LUXURY

The Whitby Hotel, Firmdale’s latest gem, is now open – and there are few hotels quite as design-forward and distinctive as what the Kemps have created here.

17
Mar
2017
COPENHAGEN’S NEW HOTEL OPENINGS ARE HYGGE HOT PROPERTY

The world’s obsession with Copenhagen shows no sign of abating and its hotel scene is working hard to keep up with demand.

14
Mar
2017
MR. C MOVES TO NYC: COMING SOON TO THE SEAPORT

If you weren’t convinced that downtown New York is still happening, here comes news that Mr. C Seaport, the second Mr. C Hotel, will open in late 2017.

13
Mar
2017
NOBU SHOREDITCH LETS US INSIDE AND THROWS IN IBIZA JUNE OPENING TOO

Nobu Shoreditch releases interior shots, as well as throwing a brand new European opening into the mix with Nobu Hotel Ibiza Bay set to arrive this June.

10
Mar
2017
3 UPSTART START-UPS TRANSLATING THE SHARING ECONOMY IN TRAVEL

Checking in with a few lesser-known sharing economy start-up brands that are pushing the boundaries of what travel can be.

09
Mar
2017
INSIDE THE ECO-FRIENDLY, BK-COOL 1 HOTEL BROOKLYN BRIDGE

Here are some of the highlights from our recent tour of the new 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge, still in its soft opening phase.

07
Mar
2017
MEET THE HOTELS RESHAPING AND RESTORING URBAN LIFESTYLES IN CHINA

Whether it’s through refreshing old neighbourhoods or building new communities, these hotels are reshaping urban lifestyles in China.

03
Mar
2017
THE RISE IN THE RAILS: LUXURY TRAIN TRAVEL MAKES A COMEBACK

Harking back to a bygone era, luxury train travel is making a comeback in 2017 in a big way, from the fields of Switzerland to the mountains of Tibet.

02
Mar
2017
BEHIND THE CURTAIN WITH MICHAEL ACHENBAUM

We talk neighbourhood levelling-up and the (re)definition of creativity with Michael Achenbaum, the man behind Shoreditch’s forthcoming The Curtain.

23
Feb
2017
1 HOTEL BROOKLYN BRIDGE OPENS WITH ART CELEBRATING THE HUMAN SPIRIT

1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge, the group’s first new-built property, reflects on the resilience of the human spirit in recovering from destruction through art.

21
Feb
2017
THE HOXTON IS HOT FOR PARIS, BROOKLYN AND BEYOND

Glocal pioneer The Hoxton is expanding its empire by following its Amsterdam launch with hotels in Paris and Williamsburg (and, rumour has it, LA…).

17
Feb
2017
WHY YOU SHOULD TRAVEL TO THE MYSTERIOUS KINGDOMS OF SOUTHWEST CHINA

Local hoteliers in Southwest China are developing their empires by trying to bring authentic culture as well as iconic nature to international travellers.

09
Feb
2017
THREE NEW BARCELONA HOTELS TO WAKE UP IN THIS YEAR

It’s not like you ever need an excuse to visit Barcelona; time it right this year, though, and you’ll have up to three shiny new hotels to choose from.

02
Feb
2017
HISTORIC HOMES AND ANCIENT TREES FIND NEW LIFE AT AMANYANGYUN SHANGHAI

Amanyangyun Shanghai, opening this autumn, is the result of a decade-long conservation effort incorporating Ming and Qing dynasty homes and 10,000 camphor trees.

01
Feb
2017
IAN SCHRAGER IS GOING PUBLIC AGAIN IN NYC

Here we are on the verge of the apocalypse, but at least we are getting closer to sleeping in Public New York, opening this spring on the Lower East Side.

30
Jan
2017
NEED GAMBLING ODDS OR MARRIAGE ADVICE? ASK ZOLTAR AT W LAS VEGAS

W Las Vegas opened its doors last month – we take a look at how it’s sprinkled its magic over the former SLS, including by telling your fortune with Zoltar…

23
Jan
2017
A SNEAK PREVIEW OF EXPERIMENTAL GROUP’S HENRIETTA HOTEL, OPENING MARCH

The Henrietta Hotel’s opening is on the books for March; this is what we saw on a sunny but frigid January morning.

20
Jan
2017
EXPLORING GARZÓN: URUGUAY’S ARTISTIC RETREAT AND NEXT CREATIVE HOTSPOT

What makes Pueblo Garzón special is the fantastic assortment of creative people that have gravitated there, care for it and call it their (part-time) home.