4 -min. read What’s better than enjoying the view? Soaking it up, as these spectacularly sexy hotel bath tubs prove. From the Swiss Alps to Aspen via Ubud, these new additions to the collective are revolutionising bathing, one tub at a time.
5 -min. read They were trailblazers in the nineties and noughties – and now they’re turning to inspirations past and present to attract a new legion of travellers. Nancy Huang reports on the hotels shaking up the luxury scene in 2018, from Beijing to Osaka.
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…
5 -min. read If you haven’t been to Lisbon, then quite frankly: where have you been? Dubbed ‘the New Berlin’, Portugal’s capital is well and truly on the up, now home to a constellation of design studios, art galleries and on-trend cafés.
3 -min. read This month we’re shining the spotlight on three Instagram-friendly properties that are part of the 2016 LE collective.
3 -min. read We’re snowballing into the end of 2015 and whether you’ve been naughty or nice, we have Xmas treats for you in the form of our new collective members.
3 -min. read David Bowd is transforming a derelict Salvation Army building in New Jersey into The Asbury, set to open in May 2016.
2 -min. read One of the first taverns registered in Zurich has gotten a contemporary makeover, coming out the other end as a very 21st century hotel: Marktgasse Hotel.
6 -min. read A roundup of the top creative class international design-led new openings for Fall/Winter 2015.
2 -min. read The number of interesting hotel choices in Notting Hill has been limited. At the end of the summer, that changed with the opening of The Laslett.
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.
1 -min. read In this week’s Travel Bites: bacon bans, going Downtown in LA and NYC and a possible SeaWorld hotel.
4 -min. read A bumper edition of Welcome To The Collective reviewing six brand new sign-ups for November 2015.
3 -min. read Those with an eye on the Australian contemporary luxury scene will know that The Old Clare Hotel in Sydney opened in September, changing the face of the Chippendale neighborhood.
2 -min. read The pixelated MahaNakhon Tower that The Bangkok EDITION will be part of is rising steadily; so steadily that it is close to topping out at 77 stories.
2 -min. read Half a decade on, things are finally changing for the 116-suite hotel that was once a condominium Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton called home.
3 -min. read The Hoxton will be opening in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, one of New York’s most exciting neighborhoods. It is The Hoxton’s first move in what promises to be more expansion into the US.
3 -min. read Much like Starck’s The South Beach, Andaz Singapore will be part of a mega mixed-use development.
2 -min. read Just a few months after opening their first hotel in Mexico, Thompson Hotels is about to do it again on November 20 with the Thompson Playa del Carmen.
3 -min. read Come 2019 Nine Elms will include the art’otel london battersea power station, a 160+ bedroom hotel from art’otels in a Foster + Partners-designed building.
1 -min. read The Archer Hotel is a bit behind construction schedule, aiming to open in early 2017, instead of late 2016. Sigh. Pour another glass of that pinot, then.
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.
2 -min. read We can clue you in on the fifth Proper Hotel location – Santa Monica, not too far from the Viceroy Santa Monica.
3 -min. read On Madison and 76th, a block from Central Park on the Upper East Side, The Carlyle New York feels far from frantic, tourist-mad, midtown.
2 -min. read The Renwick is housed in a former extended-stay hotel from the 1920s on 40th Street where artists and writers like F. Scott Fitzgerald, John Steinbeck, and Thomas Mann once resided.
2 -min. read Sloane Square will welcome something very Parisian in the next few years to further up the French factor: an outpost of Hôtel Costes.
1 -min. read This week’s Halloween Travel Bites covers scary London rental prices, Halloween marketing nightmares and mergers galore.
2 -min. read Four major hotels are coming to Palm Springs within the next year, but the one that has us giddy with anticipation is Arrive Hotels.
3 -min. read citizenM hotels has taken more steps towards the global footprint it wants, including a list of cities ranging from Rome to Toronto and Stockholm to Sydney.
2 -min. read Project 1898 is a luxury collection based in the UK and Europe and owned by Starwood Capital, which recently launched Baccarat and 1 Hotels.