CLOAKED IN SECRECY: ACE HOTELS WANTS YOU TO GET EXCITED ABOUT SISTER CITY

28
Feb
2018
CLOAKED IN SECRECY: ACE HOTELS WANTS YOU TO GET EXCITED ABOUT SISTER CITY

2 -min. read The people behind Ace Hotel’s newest project aren’t exactly what you’d call sharers: Sister City so far remains a hotel venture hidden by a veil of mystery… Although that hasn’t stopped Paul DeVries from making some primary musings for those of us left craving more.

19
Jan
2018
NEWSFLASH: PROPER SAN FRANCISCO IS OPEN; DTLA, AUSTIN AND SANTA MONICA ARE ON THE WAY

3 -min. read What better way to fight the January doom-and-gloom than with riveting gossip on the latest hotel openings? Paul DeVries fills us in on the recently opened Proper San Francisco and other Proper projects in the works that will be making a splash on the scene in 2018 and 2019.

09
Nov
2017
FROM LA, TO NEW YORK, TO BARCELONA: 2018 BRINGS WITH IT SEVEN NEW EDITION HOTELS

3 -min. read EDITION is due to open a whopping seven new hotels in 2018 – exciting stuff, we know. Paul DeVries presents his findings and some renderings to tickle our tastebuds before the dawn of the new year.

25
Oct
2017
ANDAZ SINGAPORE IS WEEKS AWAY FROM OPENING

3 -min. read It’s been two years since we first talked of the Andaz Singapore… And despite all construction worries and odds, this Hyatt hotel is due to open its doors in a few weeks’ time. Paul DeVries gives us a sneaky preview before the grand opening.

22
Aug
2017
THREE HOTEL RENOVATIONS TO GET EXCITED ABOUT

6 -min. read A barrage of new hotels also means that existing properties need to keep up… Here are three hotel renovations spanning the globe to get excited about.

22
May
2017
THE TRAFALGAR ST. JAMES IS UPPING LONDON’S ROOFTOP GAME

3 -min. read London will have something to counter NYC’s rooftop scene in September with the transformation of The Trafalgar Hotel into The Trafalgar St. James.

31
Mar
2017
SPA YOUR WAY ACROSS VIETNAM

3 -min. read 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.

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

3 -min. read 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.

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

3 -min. read 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.

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

3 -min. read 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

3 -min. read 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.

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

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

10
Jan
2017
THOMPSON PLAYA DEL CARMEN IS TWO HOTELS IN ONE

4 -min. read We check out Thompson Hotels’ second Mexican resort and hotel twofer, Thompson Playa del Carmen, has shaped up.

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

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

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

5 -min. read 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

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

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

3 -min. read 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.

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

3 -min. read 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.

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

4 -min. read 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.

08
Nov
2016
HISTORY, ART AND THE HOTEL MEET AT THE SILO CAPE TOWN

4 -min. read It’s less than four months until The Silo Cape Town opens – we check in with Royal Portfolio’s Liz Biden and see how this major hotel is shaping up.

24
Oct
2016
ANDRÉ BALAZS’ STANDARD HOTELS ARE CROSSING THE POND TO KING’S CROSS

2 -min. read We spy developments aplenty over at André Balazs first transatlantic Standard Hotel in Kings Cross. Could we see an opening by the end of 2017…?

14
Oct
2016
TULLE, AN IRON AND AN ARTIST’S MIND: 45 PARK LANE LONDON HOSTS BENJAMIN SHINE EXHIBITION, ‘EVANESCENCE’

2 -min. read Coinciding with Frieze Art Fair, 45 Park Lane is hosting ‘Evanescence’, a selection of tulle works from British artist Benjamin Shine.

29
Sep
2016
THE BIG LONDON HOTELS UPDATE: MORE HOTELS ARE COMING TO LONDON, ALWAYS. HERE ARE 5 OF OUR FAVES

4 -min. read We could fill pages with London hotels in almost every stage of construction and planning (our list easily has 50+ projects). Here are five of our faves.

05
Sep
2016
SIR ADAM WILL ARRIVE IN AMSTERDAM IN NOVEMBER

3 -min. read Sir Adam, the second property of Sir Hotels in Amsterdam (along with Berlin and soon Hamburg and Ibiza), will arrive before the year is out.

30
Aug
2016
AROUND ED TUTTLE-DESIGNED AMANZOE IN 8 STEPS

5 -min. read A look at what to expect from Amanzoe, the Aman property designed by Ed Tuttle on the Peloponnese, the vast peninsula to the west of Athens

23
Aug
2016
GET CREATIVE AND STAY THE NIGHT WITH #ROOMNUMBERREDO AT THE NEW QT MELBOURNE

2 -min. read QT Hotels and Resorts is mixing things up with creative contest #RoomNumberRedo and a chance to stay at the new QT Melbourne for free.

08
Aug
2016
BEFORE SHOREDITCH, WE GO INSIDE THE NEW CITIZENM TOWER OF LONDON

4 -min. read citizenM’s flagship Tower of London hotel recently opened on top of Tower Hill tube station. We hopped on the District Line to have a look inside.

11
Jul
2016
SURF AIR IS BRINGING ALL-YOU-CAN-FLY FROM CALI TO EUROPE

2 -min. read From October, Surf Air is bringing their subscription travel concept to Europe.

29
Jun
2016
THE NED TAKES SOHO HOUSE TO (THE) BANK

3 -min. read Soho House & Co. are plotting another bold new project in the heart of the City: introducing The Ned.

08
Jun
2016
EMBRACE YOUR IMPERFECTIONS, BATMAN

2 -min. read Probably one of the harder messages to embrace at this year’s Ministry of Ideas came right at the end, delivered in inimitable style by Adam Ferrier.

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