Every so often there’s a hotel gym that gets our heartbeat up, like Le Méridien New Orleans’ custom wallpaper-clad workouts. Here are a few of our faves.
Fashion houses opening hotels is nothing new – but as the digital revolution has reshaped travel, what is the state of the catwalk-ready hotel in 2017?
From foraging to butchery to fishing, these hotel cooking experiences guarantee some serious culinary skills – in addition to some unique #foodporn shots…
The Hoxton is getting in on the hotel festival trend by launching Hoxton Holidays, ‘the ultimate city to sea adventure’ to Obonjan Festival in Croatia.
It used to be London that got all the glory, but things are looking up with country hotels outside of the metropolis getting their contemporary cool on.
It’s hard to keep up with modern Seoul: a hub of futuristic technology, infectious K-pop culture and a super-cool youth fusing innovation and style.
The rise of co-working and the desire for more design-forward, intimate meeting spaces has taken renting hotel rooms by the minute from seedy to stylish.
There’s so much happening in the hotel design world that it’s almost impossible to distil its greatest moments. But that shouldn’t stop rebels from trying.
Forget Bondi and Oahu: 2017 sees surfing trending around the world, with hotels from Sri Lanka to Cornwall getting in on the action.
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.
In the last decade, the co-working phenomenon has spiralled. How can culturally-minded hoteliers truly assimilate this metamorphosis in our working lives?
In an era of over-production, injecting new life into old things or even abandoned traditions may well be the future, as at Japan’s Yoshino Cedar House.
Checking in with a few lesser-known sharing economy start-up brands that are pushing the boundaries of what travel can be.
Whether it’s through refreshing old neighbourhoods or building new communities, these hotels are reshaping urban lifestyles in China.
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.
We talk neighbourhood levelling-up and the (re)definition of creativity with Michael Achenbaum, the man behind Shoreditch’s forthcoming The Curtain.
Must-read books that zero in on the creative industries and provide a fresh perspective that may just inspire even more innovative ideas in hotel land…
As artificial intelligence edges ever closer to Spike Jonze’s imagination, we’re losing the very thing that sets us apart from machines: empathy.
Designing a hotel is something of a rite of passage to architecture’s hall of fame. Here are three architects hoteliers should add to their shortlist.
In light of recent controversies involving The Tangerine One, eight senior travel editors and writers share their optimistic predictions for travel trends emerging in year ahead.
Forget bed and breakfasts: the new crop of B&Bs are bed and beverages, bars with rooms attached. We’re tipsy on these three bed and beverage hotels…
Part one in our dissection of food and beverage trends in 2017 ended on a note of shameless positivity. Let’s continue our soak in the waters of optimism…
In 2016 we saw wellness grow increasingly prominent in mainstream traveller’s desires, with no sign of slowing – so what wellness trends are up in 2017?
Let’s go to an industry that shares much affinity with the fashion world: gastronomy. We investigate food and beverage trends for 2017.
Since not every ‘bouteco’ hotel can fork out for LEED or STEP certification, here’s our edit of the most special ‘bouteco’ heroes out there.
As the war between the old guard and the new heats up, it’s never been more important for hotels to feed travellers’ craving for experience.
When it comes to travel technology in 2017 ‘chatbots’ will hit the mainstream, Virtual Reality will become a reality, and we’re all playing travel agent.
As the travel industry shifts and takes stock, different buzzwords dominate the conversation. Four or five years ago, everyone was