Hotel News

Wave goodbye to generic airport hotels

An airport hotel doesn't have to be code for 'cookie-cutter convenience' – sometimes the perfect five-star escape is just...

Bloomberg Pursuits |

Mandarin Oriental's Beijing hotel opening 2019

The Mandarin Oriental Wangfujing, located in the heart of Beijing, will finally open its doors in early 2019 after previously b...

Brandon Loo |

The world's best new ski hotels

The towns nestled in the nooks and crannies of Europe’s legendary mountain range may be age-old, but this year the hotels...

Bloomberg Pursuits |

SO Auckland set to open on November 19

Auckland's Sofitel SO hotel will finally open its designer doors on Monday 19 November 2018, and it looks to be everything...

Brandon Loo |

Your guide to hotel club lounge access

Hotel club lounges can be a business traveller’s best friend, offering a place to perch and work during the day, and to u...

Brandon Loo |

Atura Airport Hotel opens at Adelaide Airport

The Atura Adelaide Airport Hotel is now open for business, offering travellers a place to perch while jetting through the South...

Brandon Loo |

Waldorf Astoria opens first hotel in Bangkok

The Waldorf Astoria brand is making its first foray into South East Asia with the official opening of the Waldorf Astoria Bangk...

Brandon Loo |

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...

Brandon Loo |

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...

Brandon Loo |

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...

Chris Chamberlin |

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...

David Flynn |

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 ...

David Flynn |

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...

Businessweek |

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...

Bloomberg News |

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...

Bloomberg News |

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...

Chris Chamberlin |

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...

David Flynn |

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 ...

Chris Chamberlin |