4 -min. read Get stuck into Instagram’s best online visual archives – accounts cum personal moodboards that document everything from fashion to film to push their own aesthetic agenda. Find out why hotel brands should be swapping conventional hotel photography for historical visuals to Insta-paint their own story.
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.
5 -min. read The unstoppable rise of the humble GIF has placed it firmly in the cultural zeitgeist, with brands from Airbnb to Apple getting in on the (moving) action. Lisa Davidson explores how the travel industry can capitalise on the wordless revolution.
7 -min. read Visual language: the brain-ache of high-end travel brands… It’s one of the make-or-break factors that either veers you towards industry domination or demolition. James Davidson explores the importance of meaning and purpose behind a brand’s aesthetic.
7 -min. read 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.
3 -min. read 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.
1 -min. read Martin Guitar is joining Ace Hotel for another duet: the newly announced String Theory with Doug Hream Blunt.
3 -min. read Ace Hotel is hoping to garner a bit of Southern soul, opening its doors in New Orleans’ downtown warehouse district a few weeks back.
6 -min. read What better a time than Spring to drop into the latest edition of On the Scene…and have ourselves a little chinwag about a helping of shiny new openings.
2 -min. read Ace Hotel only just opened the Ace Pittsburgh but now the indie hotel brand has opened up reservations for its newest property–Ace Hotel New Orleans.
1 -min. read The festive (and yet stressful) holiday season is upon us, but what has us merry and cheery these days is the Ace Pittsburgh.
6 -min. read Hotel Gift Shop 2.0 began at the turn of the century in New York. More than ten years later this thing is on fire, and it’s being zealously stoked.
1 -min. read This week’s Halloween Travel Bites covers scary London rental prices, Halloween marketing nightmares and mergers galore.
2 -min. read New York, LA, Chicago and now…Pittsburgh? If Ace Hotel is any kind of barometer, the States might have just added a new creative hub to its list.