5 BRANDS REBELLING FOR AN EQUAL SOCIETY

08
Apr
2019
5 BRANDS REBELLING FOR AN EQUAL SOCIETY

3 -min. read The second part of our series on finding your brand’s activist cause looks at the LE Miami rebels making the fight for an equal society an unavoidable part of their agenda. Check out how our Collective make it happen.

22
Aug
2017
THREE HOTEL RENOVATIONS TO GET EXCITED ABOUT

6 -min. read A barrage of new hotels also means that existing properties need to keep up… Here are three hotel renovations spanning the globe to get excited about.

18
May
2017
FASHION AND HOTELS: A STATE OF DRESS

8 -min. read Fashion houses opening hotels is nothing new – but as the digital revolution has reshaped travel, what is the state of the catwalk-ready hotel in 2017?

30
Jan
2017
NEED GAMBLING ODDS OR MARRIAGE ADVICE? ASK ZOLTAR AT W LAS VEGAS

3 -min. read W Las Vegas opened its doors last month – we take a look at how it’s sprinkled its magic over the former SLS, including by telling your fortune with Zoltar…

23
Nov
2016
WHEN HOTELS WERK IT: FIVE HOTEL FASHIONS TO TAKE HOME THIS HOLIDAY SEASON

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.

21
Nov
2016
W LAS VEGAS WILL ROLL THE DICE ON DECEMBER 1

2 -min. read What better way to kick off the holiday season than with a brand-new W Hotel? W Las Vegas is primping for a December 1 opening – we take a peek inside.

22
Sep
2016
HOT ‘DAM: W AMSTERDAM OPENS SECOND BANK BUILDING

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.

26
Aug
2016
W PUNTA DE MITA BRINGS SOME TRIBAL HEAT

3 -min. read It’s the turn of W Punta de Mita to get under the microscope, as the W brand’s first Latin American Escape this week unveiled its tribal surfer stylings.

05
Aug
2016
5 THINGS TO LOVE ABOUT W MEXICO CITY’S FUN NEW LOOK

2 -min. read Here are 5 things to love about the W Mexico City’s new and improved look, which borrows heavily from Mexico’s Lucha Libre pro wrestling culture.

02
Jun
2016
AND JUST LIKE THAT, W HAS ANOTHER MIAMI HOTEL

1 -min. read We’re still processing the news that Viceroy Miami is set to become W Miami – the brand’s second Magic City outpost…

01
Jun
2016
24 HOURS IN MIAMI

5 -min. read W Hotels have put together the ultimate escape plan to help you get the best out of Miami, whether you’re sticking to the beach or beyond.

31
May
2016
TRAVEL BITES: MAY 31

1 -min. read This week’s Travel Bites takes in nude sleepwalkers, hashtag kiosks and the Trump effect on hotel bookings (spoiler: it’s not good news for Donald).

13
May
2016
TRAVEL BITES: MAY 13

1 -min. read W’s new opportunity for guests to release their inner rock star; a tree-covered hotel in China; and the next launch from Sydell Group.

22
Apr
2016
TRAVEL BITES: APRIL 22

1 -min. read Club lounges that are worth the dollars; W’s new musical collab with Billboard magazine; and how Kim & co. are spending their time in Iceland…

01
Apr
2016
6 HOTEL BIKES TO TAKE A RIDE ON THIS SPRING

2 -min. read Spring is in the air and once again, stylish hotel bicycles are hitting the streets! Here are a few hotel bikes we wouldn’t mind cruising around on…

18
Mar
2016
TRAVEL BITES: MARCH 18

1 -min. read Catch up on travel bites from around the web including how to kill the minibar over at The Standard, the latest on the Starwood acquisition and where sub-brands Reserve and Canopy will be opening next…

11
Mar
2016
SNEAK PEEK AT W GOA, OPENING THIS JUNE

2 -min. read We’re beyond giddy over the launch of the W Goa, opening in June.

05
Feb
2016
IT’S GETTING SHADY AT THE W SOUTH BEACH

1 -min. read The sexy W South Beach has teamed up with designer Garrett Leight to create limited edition sunglasses that will have you fronting like you’re in Miami.

05
Feb
2016
SHOULD HOTELS BE USING SNAPCHAT?

3 -min. read What does the ongoing growth of Snapchat mean for the contemporary travel industry?

21
Jan
2016
W HOTELS TO BRING SLOPESIDE SEXINESS TO ASPEN

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.

15
Dec
2015
‘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.

03
Dec
2015
W HOTELS IS BUILDING AGAIN ON PALM JUMEIRAH

3 -min. read If W Amsterdam and Milan are examples of what W Hotels is up to in the heart of Europe, here’s one from the other end of the spectrum: W Dubai – The Palm.

10
Nov
2015
W WILL AT LAST BE A LADY IN VEGAS AT THE SLS

2 -min. read News dropped this morning that the SLS Las Vegas will be rebranded as a part of Starwood’s new-ish Tribute Portfolio. But that’s nothing compared to the excitement that W Las Vegas will also open at the SLS Las Vegas.

21
Oct
2015
W AMSTERDAM HAS MADE ITS DUTCH DEBUT

3 -min. read It doesn’t get much newer than W Amsterdam, welcoming guests now for less than two weeks to its former telephone exchange and bank buildings smack in the middle of the Dutch capital.

16
Oct
2015
THE W MONTRÉAL LIGHTENS UP

2 -min. read W Montréal’s recent multimillion dollar refresh has firmly cemented the hotel’s place as the “coolest” in the city. Which was a smart move because there’s competition coming.

09
Oct
2015
AND JUST LIKE THAT, APPLE WATCH OPENS THE DOOR

1 -min. read When the Apple Watch debuted last spring, one of the features that I geeked out over was the ability to open hotel room doors with the flash of a wrist.

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