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 Thompson Hotels will head to the Pacific Northwest with the addition of Thompson Seattle in July.
2 -min. read In 2017 EDITION Hotels will open The Barcelona EDITION, a 100-room hotel in Ciutat Vella next to the Santa Caterina Market.
3 -min. read The Aman founder is turning his attention to the place where many hotel brand expansion dreams are made: China, with Ahn Luh Resorts & Residences.
3 -min. read Years were put into restoring the building according to the original plans and materials, with the end result being this: the Elma Arts Complex Hotel.
3 -min. read 11 Howard wants to become the definition of ‘conscious hospitality’, with each aspect ‘operated with awareness, purpose and thoughtful consideration’.
2 -min. read Asilia The Highlands isn’t your normal tented camp, with just seven futuristic domes on the edge of the Olmoti volcano mountain forest.
2 -min. read The Godfrey in the Downtown Crossing nabe is hoping to catch your eye with ultra-modern interiors, swish in-room technology and an Italian-inspired lobby bar.
3 -min. read Elements of Byron launches in Brisbane and Lizard Island reopens off the Queensland coast in Australia.
2 -min. read Il Sereno Lago di Como will bring 30 contemporary suites with lake views and private balconies next to the village of Torno, a short drive from Como.
3 -min. read A sneak peek into how the Dream Hotel Hollywood will truly transform the neighborhood just south of Sunset Boulevard, in the middle of Hollywood proper.
2 -min. read Amastan Hotels will bring the first ‘curated home for the cultured traveller’ to its home city of Paris in March.
5 -min. read New hotel and cultural launches for January 2016 in unexpected hubs including Durham, NC; San Antonia, TX; and Bangaroo, Sydney…
4 -min. read Nobu Hotels in Malibu, Miami, London and Riyadh are set to launch in 2016, with an updated website, renderings and another potential opening in Chicago.
2 -min. read Just a few months later than planned, the quirky QT Bondi Beach – the brand’s second property in Sydney – is now open.
1 -min. read W Aspen and The Sky Residences at W Aspen will open during next year’s winter ski season, taking over the Sky Hotel.
1 -min. read After months of silence, Arrive Hotel Palm Springs is slowly starting to undress for us – check out the latest photo of one of the guest rooms.
2 -min. read After an 18-month renovation the Royal Phuket Yacht Club, dating back to 1986, reopened as The Nai Harn Phuket on January 16.
1 -min. read Piet Boon Bonaire is turning three of its villas into an 8-room luxury bed & breakfast, called The Boon House, on March 1.
3 -min. read There will be one opening this year for each of Philippe Starck’s two YOO brands: YOO Collection and Yoo2.
1 -min. read This week on Travel Bites: hotels are the new hotspot for hackers; there’s yet more new hotel action in DTLA; and a wild pig causes chaos in Hong Kong…
2 -min. read As Viceroy gets to work on (finally) renovating L’Ermitage Beverly Hills, they will also be adding the last touches to the Hotel Zeppelin in San Francisco.
2 -min. read New Z Hotels in the City and Marylebone are taking the brand’s total to six (that’s in addition to hotels in Liverpool and Glasgow).
2 -min. read In March 25hours will add a third hotel to its native Hamburg: 25hours Altes Hafenamt, the former harbour office in Hafencity.
4 -min. read Here we highlight five new hotels for 2016 that have us particularly on the edge of our seat.
2 -min. read It’s time to shine the spotlight on downtown Miami where The Langford Miami Hotel is about to open
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.
2 -min. read The iconic Shore Club, currently a Morgans Hotel, will reopen in 2017 as the Fasano Hotel and Residences at Shore Club.
3 -min. read The House Hotel Group has launched its first hotel outside Istanbul, set in Turkey’s iconic landscape of Cappadocia.
3 -min. read If a resort in a Portuguese wine valley is a bit different for Six Senses, its second European hotel is completely new: a mountain resort atop Mont d’Arbois.