CULTURE TRIP: HOW MUSEUMS CHANGE A CITY

Guggenheim Abu Dhabi – via The Architect's Newspaper
05
Apr
2018
CULTURE TRIP: HOW MUSEUMS CHANGE A CITY

2 -min. read Here’s to culture putting destinations under the spotlight: Sara D’Souza looks into how and why museums are transforming cities worldwide.

22
Mar
2018
AIRPORT HOTELS GET COOL

2 -min. read Time around take-off and touch-down has just got more tolerable: Sara D’Souza fills us in on how a handful of savvy airport hotels have upped their design game and offerings – in doing so attracting a brand-new travel audience who are well worth tapping into.

Hero Lobby at QT Queenstown – courtesy of QT Queenstown
10
Feb
2018
QT QUEENSTOWN COMES TO TOWN

3 -min. read New Zealand’s hotel scene just got hotter with the arrival of QT Queenstown. Get the goss from Sara D’Souza on the ins and outs of what makes this smoking establishment tick.

Bellevue Chicago – via Bellevue
25
Jan
2018
CREATIVE HUBS: CHICAGO

5 -min. read From architecture, to tech, to rocking restaurants, The Windy City is more ahead of the curve than ever before. Sara D’Souza gives us an overview on what’s cool and creative on Chicago’s block in 2018.

27
Dec
2017
HOW THE ARTIST RESIDENCE GROUP QUIETLY REDEFINED LUXURY

3 -min. read From Brighton to Penzance, Sara D’Souza explores how the Artist Residence brought understated cool (and a seriously covetable bathtub or two) to the UK’s boutique hotel scene.

19
Dec
2017
LONDON’S BEST HOTEL CHRISTMAS TREES IN 2017

3 -min. read Forget your average spruce with a bit of tinsel thrown at it for the festive period – London’s top hotels have gone all out with their Christmas trees as they compete for the annual Christmas crown. Here’s our pick of the best…

The site of Leonardo DiCaprio's venture into eco-tourism and Blackadore Caye – via ArchDaily
12
Dec
2017
THE A-LISTERS BEHIND THE HOTEL SCENE

3 -min. read With Robert De Niro due to start work on his new project, The Wellington, we’ve decided to take a sneak peek at other celebrities who are the soul and brains behind a brilliant set of hotels…

07
Dec
2017
CREATIVE HUBS: LOS CABOS

6 -min. read Mexico’s Baja California Peninsula might be better known for spring break, but a creative tide has brought everything from breweries to boutique hotels that’s fast-changing the place’s repute.

Magpie interiors
10
Nov
2017
THE NEW WAVE IN DINING: THE RISE OF THE GUEST CHEF

3 -min. read Traditional dining experiences are out, and the guest chefs are in. Sara D’Souza introduces us to the trendsetters creating food for thought, alongside innovative menus to die for…

20
Oct
2017
CREATIVE HUBS: BILBAO

5 -min. read Barcelona, Madrid and Cadiz had better watch out: Bilbao is on the up. Its gastronomy and art scene are smoking and beckoning travellers to come hither for an experience they won’t forget in a hurry.

05
Oct
2017
MEET THE NEW LITERARY SET

3 -min. read Tucking a slew of new hotels under its belt, Fitzrovia, Bloomsbury and Covent Garden are taking the mantle from Soho for the hottest new central London hoods.

13
Sep
2017
MUJI SET TO TAKE ON THE HOTEL SCENE IN STYLE

2 -min. read Not quite content with dominating the quality stationary and household wares market, renowned Japanese brand Muji is set to take the hotel world by storm…

03
Aug
2017
FIVE GARDEN HOTELS GROWING IT FOR THEMSELVES

4 -min. read As Ham Yard Hotel launches its Summer Sessions, shaking up cocktails with botanicals from their rooftop garden, we take a look at the garden hotels growing their own produce.

19
Jul
2017
FULL HOUSE: WHAT WE KNOW SO FAR ABOUT SHANGHAI’S THE MIDDLE HOUSE

2 -min. read Swire Hotels have announced their latest hotel, The Middle House in Shanghai. Set to open at the end of 2017, here’s what we know so far…

07
Jul
2017
AMSTERDAM HOTELS TO WRITE HOME ABOUT

2 -min. read With a rush of new hotels opening their doors, Amsterdam is having something of a design moment. Here’s our pick of our new favourite places to check in, to check out the Netherlands capital in style.

15
Jun
2017
PREP FOR BEACH SEASON WITH THESE LUXE HOTEL BOOTCAMPS

3 -min. read Forget throwing your trainers in your suitcase ‘just in case’: keeping fit is now the main event. Cue a new host of hotel bootcamps marching into town.

01
Jun
2017
GET STARS IN YOUR EYES AT THE WORLD’S FIRST ASTROLOGY HOTEL

2 -min. read Having just thrown open its doors in Sydney’s hottest new hood, The Ultimo is welcoming stars of a different kind as the world’s first astrology hotel.

16
May
2017
GET DOWN AND DIRTY WITH THESE IMMERSIVE HOTEL COOKING EXPERIENCES

3 -min. read From foraging to butchery to fishing, these hotel cooking experiences guarantee some serious culinary skills – in addition to some unique #foodporn shots…

04
May
2017
THE UK HOTELS TAKING COOL TO THE COUNTRY

3 -min. read 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.

13
Apr
2017
HANDS-ON HOTELS UP THEIR GAME WITH CREATIVE WORKSHOPS

2 -min. read Across the globe hotels are bringing something new to the table with a carefully curated selection of workshops. We’ve picked out the cream of the crop…

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

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

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

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

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

3 -min. read 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.

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