Luxury Hotels

Things we want: reasonable hotel laundry prices

How many times has this happened to you: you've packed enough for your business trip, with a coup...

New in Dubai: the underwater hotel room

Yes, you read that right -- a rotating underwater hotel with a helipad is being built in Dubai. A...

Park Hyatt Sydney reopens

There aren't many Sydney hotels which can truly be called 'iconic', let alone described as a land...

Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong

The Mandarin Oriental is probably the most famous upmarket hotel in Hong Kong. It's smack-bang in...

Sofitel opens Auckland Viaduct Harbour

Business travellers heading across the Tasman have a new top-notch option for hotels in Auckland ...

New InterContinental brand in China and Asia

The InterContinental Hotel Group (IHG) will launch twelve new upscale hotels under a new brand fo...

Sydney Park Hyatt: new rooms, designs, floor

IN BRIEF | Sydney's Park Hyatt will open its doors next month following an intensive refurbishmen...

Starwood opens sky-high St Regis Shenzhen

China has gained yet another high-rise luxury hotel with this week's opening of the St Regis...

Grand Hyatt Melbourne

Melbourne is remarkably well-sorted for upmarket hotels on the edge of business and luxury, and t...

InterContinental Singapore Shophouse Room

Singapore's InterContinental is a fixture of the international business hotel circuit, with the c...

Photo Tour: Mandarin Oriental, Paris

Paris' Mandarin Oriental has unveiled its sumptuously decorated suites, following the hotel's ope...

Do hotel rooms really need a desk?

Is a writing desk a must-have for a business traveller's hotel room? If you'd asked me that ques...

Refurb'd rooms for Shangri-La Sydney

It'd be hard to improve on the view from Sydney's Shangri-La Hotel, perched as it is atop a hill ...

InterContinental Sydney: Club lounge a real gem

The Circular Quay end of Sydney's CBD is well-placed for the upmarket business traveller: several...

Swissotel's circle frequent guest program

The upmarket Swissotel hotel group is providing frequent guest benefits in a new loyalty program ...

Review: Sofitel London Heathrow Terminal 5

With an arriving flight on British Airways from France, I needed a quick overnight at Heathrow. A...

Crowne Plaza Canberra takes on apartment hotels

Crowne Plaza Canberra is muscling in on the niche Quest Apartments has carved for itself, with th...

Sofitel opens luxury hotel in Guangzhou, China

Travellers to the capital of Southern China, Guangzhou (formerly Canton), now have a new hotel op...