Hotel News

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 ...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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 ...

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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. ...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Late-night room service around the world

We’ve all been there: bleary-eyed from a long flight that lands after dark, staring down an even-more-exhausting work tri...

Businessweek |

Four Seasons to introduce loyalty program

Four Seasons is planning a guest recognition program to bolster loyalty in an era where plush bathrobes and free high-end toile...

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Accor plans new Sofitel Dubai Wafi luxury hotel

Travellers visiting Dubai from early 2019 can unwind at the new Sofitel Dubai Wafi hotel, set to be the largest Sofitel in the ...

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Hotel Jen opens in Beijing

The Shangri-La Group's funky urban boutique brand Hotel Jen has opened its doors in Beijing, and in a surprisingly central CBD ...

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Accor plans new luxury MGallery hotel for Sydney

Sydney’s skyline will soon be adorned with a new luxury hotel as AccorHotels plans to open The Porter House Hotel under i...

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St. Regis Shanghai Jingan hotel opens its doors

Business travellers visiting China’s financial capital can now stay at the luxurious St. Regis Shanghai Jingan hotel whic...

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Shangri-La Singapore unveils renovated Tower Wing

Singapore’s luxurious Shangri-La hotel is now welcoming guests into its newly-refurbished Tower Wing, complete with an up...

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Get Marriott Gold Elite in just one hotel stay

Gold Elite status in the Marriott Rewards program usually comes in return for spending at least 50 nights a year at hotels like...

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