MINISTRY OF IDEAS: MEET MICHAEL PAPADEAS, GLOBAL PARTNERSHIPS, FRIEZE

15
May
2018
MINISTRY OF IDEAS: MEET MICHAEL PAPADEAS, GLOBAL PARTNERSHIPS, FRIEZE

4 -min. read In the latest dispatch from this year’s Ministry of Ideas speakers, we caught up with art-world visionary (and lifelong Brooklynite) Michael Papadeas, Head of Global Partnerships at Frieze, to get his thoughts on the new way to travel and why hip-hop is the catalyst of contemporary culture.

17
Nov
2017
WELCOME TO THE COLLECTIVE: A CITY INSIDE A CITY

3 -min. read It’s that time of year again: Welcome to the Collective has returned, and with it comes an awesome bunch of brand-new exhibitors raring to go for LE 2018. Meet three hotels posing as miniatures of their respective iconic cities.

05
Sep
2017
MADE HOTEL NEW YORK IS FINALLY OPEN

3 -min. read We’ve made no secret of our excitement about New York’s MADE Hotel, so we’re thrilled that the new boutique hotel with a global soul is now open in the NoMad area of Manhattan.

09
Apr
2018
FIGHT CLUB: CAN THE HOTEL INDUSTRY WIN ITS WAR AGAINST AIRBNB?

9 -min. read Lawsuits and legislations are desperate and futile against a company that is valued as much as Hilton and Hyatt combined. Perhaps it’s time for hotels to reconsider what they are and what they can be, to embrace what Airbnb offers and to capitalise on what they don’t, argues James Davidson.

07
Apr
2017
NEW LIFE COMES TO NYC’S NOMAD

3 -min. read The new Life Hotel opens today in New York in place of the live/work/playground where LIFE magazine writers and artists once held court.

24
Oct
2016
WHEN VISITING THE BEEKMAN HOTEL, BE SURE TO LOOK UP

3 -min. read We always knew that The Beekman, Thompson Hotels’ third property for New York City, would be stunning; but walking through the hotel had us wowing all over the place.

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28
Jul
2016
ONE REBEL’S CAUSE: LYON PORTER OF URBAN COWBOY B&B

7 -min. read Professional hockey player turned real estate broker Lyon Porter tells us how he unleashed his inner cowboy and let the good times roll at Urban Cowboy B&B.

30
Jun
2016
SORRY, BUT TOMMIE IS UNAVAILABLE. MEET ARLO INSTEAD.

2 -min. read Tommie might have ghosted us, but we’re digging his reliable wingman, Arlo – set to open in Hudson Square this fall.

29
Mar
2016
KALE JUICE AND MEDICINE BALLS: EVEN WANTS TO PUT THE HEALTHY IN HOTEL

2 -min. read At EVEN Hotels every which way you turn there are design touches, amenities, collaborations and ideas to help guests have a healthier stay.

22
Feb
2016
11 HOWARD BRINGS ‘CONSCIOUS HOSPITALITY’ TO NEW YORK

3 -min. read 11 Howard wants to become the definition of ‘conscious hospitality’, with each aspect ‘operated with awareness, purpose and thoughtful consideration’.

14
Jan
2016
‘INSIGNIFICANCE’ TO DEBUT AT LANGHAM PLACE, NEW YORK ON FEBRUARY 19

< 1 -min. read The Defibrillator Theatre Company is preparing to make their New York debut at Langham Place on February 24, performing a play in a hotel room.

14
Jan
2016
HOTEL INDIGO UNVEILS NEW BRAND LOOK ON THE LES

3 -min. read Hotel Indigo LES has ditched some Indigo hallmarks, like the photo walls, haikus and spa benches, in favour of more contemporary, locally influenced design.

14
Jan
2016
ANOTHER NEW HOTEL COMING TO NYC’S NOMAD NABE

2 -min. read HGU, which stands for Hotel Grand Union, is expected to open in NoMad this winter at 34 East 32nd Street between Park and Madison.

14
Jan
2016
‘ULTIMATE ENCORE’ PREMIERES AT W TIMES SQUARE

2 -min. read W Times Square celebrated its new Broadway-centric lounge design with a soiree for Ultimate Encore, a short and sweet film that was filmed at the W.

New Openings November 2015
14
Jan
2016
ON THE SCENE: NEW OPENINGS NOV 2015

6 -min. read A roundup of the top creative class international design-led new openings for Fall/Winter 2015.

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14
Jan
2016
TRAVEL BITES: 20 NOVEMBER

< 1 -min. read In this week’s Travel Bites: bacon bans, going Downtown in LA and NYC and a possible SeaWorld hotel.

19
Nov
2015
WELCOME TO THE COLLECTIVE: NOV 2015

4 -min. read A bumper edition of Welcome To The Collective reviewing six brand new sign-ups for November 2015.

14
Jan
2016
SBE SCOOPS UP THE MARTHA WASHINGTON HOTEL

2 -min. read SBE will be transforming The Martha Washington into The Redbury New York in early 2016.

14
Jan
2016
THE HOXTON IS COMING TO BROOKLYN NEW YORK IN LATE 2016

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.

14
Jan
2016
THOMPSON PLAYA DEL CARMEN TO OPEN ON NOVEMBER 20

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.

14
Jan
2016
FINDING CONTEMPORARY LUXURY AT THE CARLYLE NEW YORK

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.

14
Jan
2016
THE RENWICK: WHERE ARTISTS (REAL AND WANNABE) CAN FEAST AND RETREAT

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.

14
Jan
2016
HOW 1 HOTEL CENTRAL PARK WILL STAY GREEN ALL YEAR ROUND

3 -min. read 1 Hotel Central Park has gone far above and beyond the requisite eco-conscious design and amenities.

03
Nov
2015
WELCOME TO THE COLLECTIVE: OCT 2015

3 -min. read Delving into October’s newly signed-up, first-time collective rebels’ creative causes ahead of meeting them at LE Miami 2016.

14
Jan
2016
DO YOU MISS THE 80S? RIFF HOTELS DOES TOO

2 -min. read Riff Hotels debuted Riff Chelsea in Manhattan last year, inspired by NYC’s party scene in the 80s.

14
Jan
2016
SLS HOTELS STILL BUILDING IN NEW YORK, TRIPLING IN MIAMI

3 -min. read An update on SLS Park Avenue, the first NYC property from Sam Nazarian’s SLS Hotels, plus SLS Hotel & Residences Brickell and SLS LUX Brickell.

14
Jan
2016
THE RIVERTOWN LODGE BRINGS SOME CITY COOL TO HUDSON, NY

2 -min. read The Rivertown Lodge has opened in Hudson, NY within an old 1920s building that was originally intended to be a movie theater.

14
Jan
2016
THE BEEKMAN WILL BE THOMPSON’S THIRD NEW YORK HOTEL

2 -min. read Come 2016, New York will get its third Thompson hotel in The Beekman.

14
Jan
2016
WHAT’S NEXT FOR NYC’S ALWAYS HOT HOTEL SCENE?

3 -min. read New York may be the city that never sleeps but there’s quite a lot of places to lay your head. See who’s opened, wants to open and is having trouble opening where.

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