Luxury department store Harrods has just opened it’s first ever hotel concession at London’s stunning new Corinthia Hotel. The beautiful boutique, nestled in the lobby at the heart of this five-star hotel, is illuminated by charming, modern blue and white chandeliers. White marble floors, high ceilings and glass adornments create a light and airy atmosphere [...]
Luxury hotel chain Ritz-Carlton is to open its second “reserve” property in Puerto Rico, the company announced July 18. The 114-room resort will be situated on Dorado Beach, a name many Caribbean-lovers will be familiar with as the site of Laurance S Rockefeller’s original eco-resort, launched in 1958 as the first of its type in [...]
Hilton is to roll out a global welcome program for Chinese travelers as it seeks to capture a larger part of China’s outbound tourism pie.
Singita Grumeti Reserves in Tanzania has been named the best hotel in the world by influential magazine Travel + Leisure in its Annual World’s Best Awards 2011. The destination, which is comprised of Sasakwa Lodge, Sabora Tented Camp and Faru Faru Lodge, was named at the top of the list of the world’s best hotels, [...]
Californian hotel favorite Joie de Vivre has announced Arizona is to be its first destination outside of its home state. The boutique hotel chain, which operates over 30 properties in California, confirmed last week that it had selected Scottsdale, Arizona for its next opening, where it will compete with the likes of Fairmont, Four Seasons [...]
Le Meridien has become the latest hotel brand to announce a revamp of its lobby areas, introducing a new concept called “Le Meridien Hub.” At a June 23 launch event, the brand unveiled several new amenities to be rolled out worldwide as part of a program designed to transform lobbies into a “place for creative [...]