Hotel News

DoubleTree by Hilton Perth closes Executive Lounge

Perth's newest Hilton property loses its Executive Lounge, barely 18 months after opening.

Brandon Loo |

Your guide to the Accor Plus program

We dive into the paid Accor Plus membership program, which provides a hotel stay every year, Silver ALL status, and more.

Brandon Loo |

W Melbourne set for December 2020 opening

Marriott will cut the ribbon on its latest W Hotel by the end of the year, with Sydney to follow in 2021.

Brandon Loo |

Accor ALL status extension to 2021, pauses points expiry

Accor's loyalty program unveils a suite of extensions for status, unused upgrade perks and more.

David Flynn |

IHG Rewards Club extends elite status to 2022

IHG joins a growing list of hotel chains extending your loyalty status by nearly two years.

Brandon Loo |

Accor Plus members get benefits extended by six months

Members of the Accor Plus loyalty program will have longer to enjoy the benefits they've paid for, and to redeem their free night.

Chris Chamberlin |

Hilton DoubleTree reveals its chocolate chip cookie recipe

Need some comfort food while you sit out the coronavirus shut-down? Bake this iconic chocolate chip cookie at home!

David Flynn |

These hotel loyalty programs will extend your status

Even if you're spending more time at home than on the road this year, here's how hotel are extending your loyalty status.

Brandon Loo |

New Hilton Orchard Singapore hotel set for 2022 opening

The Hilton Orchard Singapore will add a mid-town location to the hotel group's Red Dot portfolio.

David Flynn |

In Singapore, quarantine comes with an ocean view

There are worse places to spend two weeks of isolation than the Shangri-La Rasa Sentosa Resort and Spa.

Bloomberg Pursuits |

Ultra-luxury Aman flags 2022 launch for new Janu hotels

Janu is a more lifestye-oriented brand spinoff for the ultra-luxury standard-setter.

Bloomberg Pursuits |

Finding the hotel loyalty status 'sweet spot'

While elite hotel memberships like Diamond and Titanium are highly sought after, sometimes Gold, or even Silver, is all you need.

Chris Chamberlin |

Hyatt, Shangri-La extend elite memberships by one year

Shangri-La Golden Circle and World of Hyatt elite members get an extra year to enjoy their perks, as the coronavirus takes hold.

Chris Chamberlin |

Sofitel SO/Melbourne set to open in 2023

Australia's first SO-branded Sofitel pegs out a Melbourne CBD location overlooking Flagstaff Gardens.

David Flynn |

The Mandarin Oriental Bangkok gets a $135 million make-over

Take a look inside the legendary Mandarin Oriental, which has just undergone the biggest renovation in its history.

Bloomberg Pursuits |

This bank is now Washington DC's newest hotel

The storied Riggs National Bank has been reborn as upmarket digs for the DC set.

Bloomberg Pursuits |

How to get more value out of your hotel bookings

Get rewarded with your hotel bookings - without being tied down to one chain.

Staff Writers |

SO Sofitel Auckland hotel unveils new Club Signature lounge

The five-star hotel's Club Signature lounge welcomes SO Club and SO Suite guests, as well as Le Club and ALL Platinum cardholders.

Brandon Loo |