4 -min. read To get the creative ball rolling, the months leading up to Ministry of Ideas 2018 have played host to three thought-provoking dinners in collaboration with SUITCASE Magazine, Surface Magazine and Sleeper Magazine. Get a taste for the goings-on and discover the top four trends that came out of the SUITCASE dinner.
6 -min. read Bleisure is bludgeoned, TED is dead and Burning Man is in the ashes. Olivia Squire investigates how the latest breed of ‘thinking festivals’ are taking the merging of work and play a step further by going under the radar.
5 -min. read A new vanguard of chefs are upcycling waste into wonder. Blue Hill head chef and wastED co-founder Dan Barber on why mindful dining will disrupt the future of travel.
5 -min. read SAIRA Hospitality’s founder, Harsha Chanrai, explains why pop-up hospitality schools will disrupt the future of travel.
4 -min. read 2017 marked our 5th birthday: cue the biggest, boldest and most rebellious LE to date. Here are our top ten moments for 2017…
4 -min. read We gave five rebels the opportunity to take the stage and tell us about a Big Idea they think might just change the future of travel.
< 1 -min. read Welcome to the Magic City from our man in Miami, Josh Wagner! Get the lowdown as we take a tour of some of our 2017 venues…
< 1 -min. read To get in the LE mood here’s show DJ Jared Dietch’s first Pick Me Up playlist to welcome you to the Magic City!
3 -min. read Whether it’s outdoorsy adventure, authentic gastronomy or all-out glamour you’re after, this month’s new additions to the collective have got you covered.
6 -min. read We’ve already introduced you to the first crop of creative and business minds who’ll be taking to the stage at
3 -min. read As our Instagram feed becomes overloaded with blossom and blue skies, we’re dreaming of rural hideaways with a relaxed spirit.
3 -min. read Here we go again, collective: are you ready to inspire the evolution of contemporary travel for the 5th year in a row at the Ministry of Ideas 2017?
3 -min. read We’re going back in time AND looking to the future all at once with three hotels that prove it’s possible to be classic and contemporary at the same time.
8 -min. read We talk neighbourhood levelling-up and the (re)definition of creativity with Michael Achenbaum, the man behind Shoreditch’s forthcoming The Curtain.
3 -min. read For your February fix of hotels fresh to the LE 2017 collective, we’re looking at three high-design darlings making the most of their environments.
3 -min. read The Brits are breaking with their reputation for restraint with three alternative hotel Valentines that prove London is the coolest place to heat things up.
4 -min. read It’s time for January’s edition of Welcome To The Collective, which is all about the just or soon to launch first-timers who’ll be joining us in June.
< 1 -min. read The Hoxton Amsterdam has got us covered with The Resolution Game, a series of events designed to kickstart the vows made on 1 January.
7 -min. read We find out how Journal Hotels are using their people-driven blog, TELLER, to build a community for their burgeoning hotel brand.
3 -min. read This month’s first-time sign-ups to the LE collective are standing up for contemporary creativity and coolness in London, NYC and Beijing.
7 -min. read We visit the winner of our 2016 REBEL for GREATEST INNOVATION/DISRUPTION, Good Hotel London, as it moves from Amsterdam to London’s docks.
2 -min. read 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.
7 -min. read 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.
4 -min. read 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.
2 -min. read Starwood Capital’s forthcoming brand, Principal Hotels, is taking the concept of the secondary city to the UK with launches in Manchester, York and Edinburgh.
2 -min. read With Trump Hotels bookings appearing to be down among millennials, the Trump Organisation’s new lifestyle brand Scion eschews the Trump name.
2 -min. read Andaz Liverpool Street is hosting Masonic Murders this Halloween, an immersive theatre experience exploring real-life hotel murders from around the world.
4 -min. read The latest brand new hotel sign-ups to the LE 2017 collective are three city slickers who are all interpreting their legacy in fresh, intriguing ways.
2 -min. read Nearly one whole year since we brought you news of W Amsterdam’s Dutch debut, the hotel has announced the opening of its second Bank building on 6 October.