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The World's Most Expensive Suite is Now Located in NYC

Jul 25, 2016  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

When it comes to wanting the best of the best, how much would you pay for a stay in the world’s most expensive suite? The Mark Hotel in New York City thinks that number is $75,000 a night, at least that’s what they’re banking on. The property’s 12,000-square-foot suite takes first place among the globe’s most lavish accommodations. Previously the Royal Penthouse Suite at the President Wilson Geneva in Switzerland was the most expensive with a price tag of $60,000 a night.... Read More

Paris Hilton to Open Hotels Apart From Family Moniker

Jul 19, 2016  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Following in her great grandfather’s footsteps, the heiress, reality TV star, designer and sometimes singer Paris Hilton will be launching a new brand of hotels under her name soon. The socialite will debut properties in Dubai, New York and Las Vegas.... Read More

Shangri-La Toronto Shows Off Its Elegance in New Video

Jul 15, 2016  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

The beauty of Shangri-La hotels is that no matter which city you’re in, you know that you can always count on a zen-like atmosphere within its doors. Pairing elegantly-modern furnishings and city-specific touches, each property is familiar yet unique. In the latest video for their Toronto hotel, you get that same sense of serenity from the moment it begins.... Read More

Keeping it Cool in Barcelona

Jul 14, 2016  |   Contributor: Sean Hillen

Trendy, lively and bold, these adjectives sum up the gleaming W Barcelona hotel standing tall above the city’s crescent-shaped, two-mile beach and boardwalk. Designed by architect Ricardo Bofill and shaped like a shimmering sail reminiscent of Dubai’s Burj al-Arab hotel, the five-star property sits at the end of the long Passeig Joan de Borbó—a part of the Catalan city that was rebuilt for the 1992 Olympics.... Read More

AccorHotels Finalizes $2.7 Billion Fairmont Acquisition

Jul 13, 2016  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

AccorHotels has officially finalized its deal to purchase FRHI Hotels & Resorts for $2.7 billion yesterday. The acquisition consists of $480 million in cash and 46.7 million shares, adding 155 more properties to Accor’s portfolio.... Read More

The Quintessentially English Haymarket Hotel

Jul 12, 2016  |   Contributor: Sean Hillen

Located in a renovated Regency-era building designed by John Nash in 1820 and next door to the Haymarket Theatre Roya, the Haymarket Hotel in London is the brainchild of British hoteliers Tim and Kit Kemp. Compared to most hotels, and particularly those in London, this 50-room property has a much larger feel to it. Featuring pale oak flooring with a wide, open central space, the decorative centerpiece immediately catches your attention upon entering the lobby.... Read More

Then Inn-Within-an-Inn Along Connecticut's Coast

Jul 6, 2016  |   Contributor: Steve Mirsky

In 1870 The Pease House was built as a colonial inn on Connecticut's coastline. It was eventually replaced in the 1950s by a mid-century modernist hotel called the Terra Mar. Attracting guests like Sinatra’s Rat Pack and the Kennedy clan, a growing number of gamblers and those with alleged mob connections eventually got it shut down in 1980. Shortly after, the locally-prominent Tagliatela family purchased it and took nearly a decade to demolish and build what remains today as the Saybrook Point Inn & Spa. Those renovations gave the property back its classic New England character.... Read More

Hilton Cuddles Up With UGG Australia for Christmas in July

Jul 1, 2016  |   Contributor: Vicki Arkoff

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in Melbourne, Australia. It’s not such a wacky concept; after all, Oz is currently in the throes of its coldest season. But Ugg Australia and Hilton decided to go full Santa by turning two hotel rooms into winter wonderlands. From July 1 through August 31 Hilton Melbourne South Wharf and DoubleTree Hilton Melbourne Flinders Street will deck their halls...... Read More

 
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