Just like LE’s guest list is our edit of industry rebels, THE SHIFT is our edit of the most rebellious, inspiring and cutting-edge happenings in contemporary travel.

This is where you’ll find the most exciting new openings from around the globe; meet the rebels imagining the future of travel; and track the trends and innovations taking travel artistry to the next level.

05
Jan
2017
THE MASTER LIST OF 2017 WORLDWIDE HOTEL OPENINGS

Introducing the Master List of 2017 Worldwide Hotel Openings, your comprehensive guide to all the gorgeous new hotels that will open in 2017.

05
Jan
2017
CREATIVE HUBS: OSLO

Oslo was once famously home to Edvard Munch and Henrik Ibsen, and the city continues to provide a fertile breeding ground for artistic expression today.

04
Jan
2017
GO FARM-TO-POOL AS NOBU EDEN ROC MIAMI WELCOMES HEALTHY HAVEN MALIBU FARM

Nobu Eden Roc Miami is celebrating the new year by adding an outpost of Helene Henderson’s Malibu Farm to its F&B options.

03
Jan
2017
PLAYING THE RESOLUTION GAME WITH THE HOXTON AMSTERDAM

The Hoxton Amsterdam has got us covered with The Resolution Game, a series of events designed to kickstart the vows made on 1 January.

26
Dec
2016
FIRST LOOK INSIDE ANDAZ MAYAKOBA, THE LAST PIECE IN THE MAYAKOBA PUZZLE

We explore Andaz Mayakoba mere days after it started welcoming its first guests, completing the massive Mayakoba resort development on the Riviera Maya.

23
Dec
2016
RETHINKING THE HOTEL, ART AND CULTURE AT FAENA DISTRICT MIAMI BEACH

Art Basel is only the beginning for Faena District Miami Beach and its desire to further explore the boundaries of hospitality, art and culture.

22
Dec
2016
THE STORY OF TELLER, JOURNAL HOTELS’ PEOPLE-CENTRIC NEW BLOG

We find out how Journal Hotels are using their people-driven blog, TELLER, to build a community for their burgeoning hotel brand.

20
Dec
2016
THE PLYMOUTH MIAMI OPENS TODAY; BLUE RIBBON SUSHI FOLLOWS NEXT WEEK

We popped over to The Plymouth Miami for a preview of the Fernando Santangelo overhaul, peeking into the rooms, courtyard and Blue Ribbon Sushi Bar & Grill.

19
Dec
2016
WELCOME TO THE COLLECTIVE: DEC 2016

This month’s first-time sign-ups to the LE collective are standing up for contemporary creativity and coolness in London, NYC and Beijing.

16
Dec
2016
1 HOTEL SOUTH BEACH OPENS FIRST US BAMFORD HAYBARN SPA AND FIRST EVER SPARTAN GYM

1 Hotel South Beach is bringing in two new partnerships: one a domestic first, the other an international first, but both to make you look and feel better.

15
Dec
2016
SIX STYLISH, SUSTAINABLE AND SEXY ‘BOUTECO’ STAYS

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.

14
Dec
2016
FIVE NEW HOTEL OPENINGS TO ROUND OUT YOUR 2016

Since you’ve all been good little boys and girls, we’re giving you a stocking stuffer of sorts – 5 new hotel openings that have us merry AF.

13
Dec
2016
NO SLEEP UNTIL BROOKLYN: 3 NEW BROOKLYN HOTELS TO TRY IN 2017

From boutique to luxe and wellness-oriented, here are three Brooklyn hotels where we’d like to hang our porkpie hat next year.

12
Dec
2016
CREATIVE HUBS: BOGOTÁ

Bogotá is stepping out from its decades-long reputation for violence and crime with boutique hotels, enigmatic nightlife and a thriving culinary scene.

08
Dec
2016
THE SKY’S THE LIMIT FOR SUBSCRIPTION TRAVEL

In recent years, there’s been a change in the air thanks to the rise of subscription travel: flat rate membership fees for unlimited travel.

07
Dec
2016
21C MUSEUM IS BRINGING ITS ART HOTEL MAGIC TO THE MAGIC CITY

21c Museum Hotels, a brand that centers its hotel rooms around contemporary art museums, announced it would open in Miami’s Design District in early 2018.

06
Dec
2016
ALL ABOARD THE GOOD HOTEL LONDON FOR PREMIUM HOSPITALITY WITH A CAUSE

We visit the winner of our 2016 REBEL for GREATEST INNOVATION/DISRUPTION, Good Hotel London, as it moves from Amsterdam to London’s docks.

05
Dec
2016
GET WITH THE PROGRAMME: PUTTING THE EXPERIENCE BACK INTO TRAVEL

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.

02
Dec
2016
BE PART OF THE ART CROWD WITH OUR ART BASEL MIAMI HOTEL HITLIST

Hotels are celebrating creative brilliance this Art Basel Miami week – here’s what to see in the Magic City. Er, you have already booked your room, right?

02
Dec
2016
IT’S OFFICIAL: SBE AND MORGANS HOTEL GROUP ARE NOW ONE

sbe’s acquisition of Morgans Hotel Group is now a done deal valued at $805 million, making sbe the world’s leading global lifestyle hospitality brand.

01
Dec
2016
GET A SKI LIFT WITH THESE 5 DESIGN SKI RESORTS

Let’s talk snow, (après-)ski and fresh mountain air. Wondering where to take that ski break this winter? Here are 5 contemporary ski resort options.

30
Nov
2016
3 NEW HOTEL OPENINGS TO PUT ON YOUR HOLIDAY WISH LIST

What the world needs now is definitely love, sweet love – and we’re loving these hot hotel openings in Mexico, Miami and Paris.

29
Nov
2016
A HOTEL MADE JUST FOR YOU? BEHIND THE BUZZWORDS WITH MADE HOTELS’ SAM GELIN

MADE Hotels is set to launch in NYC’s NoMad neighbourhood in February 2017. We talk to CEO Sam Gelin about community, customisation and creativity.

24
Nov
2016
HI-LO HOTEL WILL KEEP PORTLAND WEIRD, YET LUXURIOUS

High-Low has always been our personal fashion M.O., but can this expensive-inexpensive mash-up work for a hotel? Portland’s Hi-Lo Hotel is going to try…

23
Nov
2016
WHEN HOTELS WERK IT: FIVE HOTEL FASHIONS TO TAKE HOME THIS HOLIDAY SEASON

As the holiday season hits, we’re looking to the latest wave of hotel shops-cum-concept-stores for our seasonal wish list of hotel fashions.

22
Nov
2016
THE RISE OF THE MACHINES: 3 TRAVEL TECHNOLOGY TRENDS TO WATCH

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.

21
Nov
2016
W LAS VEGAS WILL ROLL THE DICE ON DECEMBER 1

What better way to kick off the holiday season than with a brand-new W Hotel? W Las Vegas is primping for a December 1 opening – we take a peek inside.

18
Nov
2016
WELCOME TO THE COLLECTIVE: NOV 2016

From a Shanghai den of delight to an Australian beachside refuge and New York’s latest urban retreat, here are three hotel hideaways to dream about.

17
Nov
2016
CREATIVE HUBS: SEVILLE

In the first of a new series of posts exploring rising creative cities, SUITCASE Magazine’s Editor-in-Chief Kate Hamilton finds the beat in Seville.

16
Nov
2016
HOLD PLEASE WHILE THE PARKER PALM SPRINGS IS FRESHENING UP

Cult favorite hotel The Parker Palm Springs has decided to go under the knife, courtesy of its original doctor/designer, Jonathan Adler.

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