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Crowne Plaza's 'hotel room of the future'

In your head, picture your ideal, modern, ‘new breed of hotel room’. Perhaps it’s futuristic, filled with glo...

St. Regis Melbourne to open 2022

More luxury is set to fall into the lap of Melbourne with the announcement of the St. Regis Melbourne hotel, to open in 2022 at...

How to merge your Marriott, SPG accounts

As the merger between Marriott Rewards, Starwood Preferred Guest and The Ritz-Carlton Rewards continues to roll out, members ca...

JW Marriott HKG's new executive lounge

Hong Kong's landmark JW Marriott Hotel Hong Kong recently completed an extensive makeover of its Executive Lounge, with a sweep...

First look: Sydney's new Ritz-Carlton hotel

Sydney's new Ritz-Carlton Sydney hotel will soar above The Star at Pyrmont when it opens in the early 2020s, with 220 six-star ...

The secret rooms hotels don’t tell you about

The Retreat at the Blue Lagoon - a low-slung, 62-suite escape that lurks half-hidden in the rugged landscape just outside Reykj...

Travellers mull the Marriott-Starwood merger

For their honeymoon, Alex Diacre and his wife, Sarah, traveled halfway around the world, from New York to the Maldives, a chain...

Why Hong Kong's The Murray hotel is a star

The Murray in Hong Kong lets you get any kind of work done, but without ever feeling 'corporate'.  It may not c...

Marriott Rewards merger: winners and losers

Marriott Rewards members will find a new hotel loyalty program waiting for them in August – and perhaps even a new member...

Marriott plans new look for Sheraton

Marriott is not only rolling out a new loyalty program to encompass its recently-acquired Sheraton brand, it also wants to...

Fairmont, Raffles, Swissotel join Accor Le Club

The Fairmont, Raffles and Swissôtel chains will all join AccorHotel’s Le Club loyalty program in July, allowing Le ...

The best new hotels in LA

Great hotels abound in Los Angeles, and there is no single best way to experience L.A – the time and effort required to b...

Marriott downgrades elite status for SPG Gold

Starwood Preferred Guest Gold members hoping to nab Platinum Elite status under Marriott’s new combined hotel loyalty pro...

Get Radisson Rewards Gold status from AMEX

Have the American Express Platinum Charge Card? You can get a boost to Gold status in the Radisson Rewards program – form...

5 new things to know about Marriott's new program

UPDATE | Earlier advice and commentary provided by Marriott International to Australian Business Traveller has proven to be inc...

Revealed: Marriott's mega hotel loyalty program

Marriott has taken the next big step to align its three hotel loyalty programs into one, revealing the details of what will bec...

Watch Netflix like a boss on (almost) any hotel TV

Already have Netflix at home? Then keep up with your favourite shows on the road by using this handy yet simple hack, which all...

Get ready for the $1m/night space station hotel

Aboard the International Space Station, an astronaut’s life is typically work, exercise, rest, repeat. But what if your c...