Hotel News

Mandarin Oriental's new Fans of MO loyalty scheme

Mandarin Oriental now has a hotel loyalty program, dubbed ‘Fans of MO’ in a nod to the chain’s iconic logo, d...

Chris Chamberlin |

New York hotels now slugging "destination fees"

Many business and leisure travellers trekking to New York City are now finding extra fees tacked onto their hotel bill, describ...

Chris Chamberlin |

Status match: linking your Marriott, SPG accounts

Thanks to the merger between Marriott International and Starwood Hotels and Resorts, elite members of the chains’ respect...

Chris Chamberlin |

Review: Hoshinoya Bali - Ubud

Recently we covered the Hoshinoya property in Tokyo, a ryokan-style business hotel that makes an interesting alternative to sta...

James Fordham |

The Darling Hotel, Sydney

Heading to Sydney on business? The Darling Hotel now offers visitors to the harbour city the only Sydney hotel that has been aw...

Staff Writers |

Novotel Singapore on Stevens hotel

AccorHotels has dropped yet another pin onto its map of Singapore hotels with the new Novotel Singapore on Stevens joining...

David Flynn |

Sydney Airport to get '60s-themed hotel

A penthouse bar, 'first class' and 'business class' guest rooms, a rooftop view of arriving and departing flights at nearby Syd...

David Flynn |

Best credit cards for earning Hilton Honors points

Credit cards are undeniably a great way of earning airline frequent flyer points, but for travellers who amass plenty of these ...

Chris Chamberlin |

What makes a great hotel executive lounge?

TALKING POINT | Hotel 'executive lounges' or 'club lounges' are literally a business traveller’s home away from home, so ...

Chris Chamberlin |

Marriott plans new Westin Darwin hotel for 2020

Travellers to the Top End will find a new luxury Westin Darwin hotel opening in 2020, as part of the chain’s Australian e...

Chris Chamberlin |

Hilton plans Curio Collection hotel for Sydney

Hilton Worldwide will open a new Sydney hotel by the year’s end: the West Hotel Sydney, Curio Collection by Hilton, belon...

Chris Chamberlin |

Photos: Sofitel Singapore City Centre hotel

Singapore is home to a new luxury landmark with the opening of the Sofitel Singapore City Centre hotel. The location is refres...

David Flynn |

How to snag a room upgrade at Hilton hotels

Even if your company’s travel policy will only cover a standard hotel room, there are many ways you can upgrade your stay...

Chris Chamberlin |

Top credit cards for hotel perks and privileges

Many credit cards offer perks like frequent flyer points and airport lounge access, but some cards take care of you after your ...

Chris Chamberlin |

London's latest luxury hotels

London has never lacked grand hotels. But the City, its financial hub, didn’t have a five-star stunner until this year. ...

Businessweek |

Hotels tighten booking cancellation rules

Hilton and IHG are following Marriott-Starwood in tightening the rules over booking cancellations in a growing trend to disallo...

David Flynn |

The Peninsula Hotel's China Clipper lounge

Hong Kong’s grand Peninsula Hotel is one of the city’s most elegant landmarks – an elegant building of the ar...

David Flynn |

new Mantra hotel at Sydney Airport

Sydney Airport's new Mantra Hotel is now rolling out the welcome mat to travellers. It's the third hotel within the formal a...

David Flynn |