15 Stunning, Creative & Haute U.S. Hotel Pools That Have Us Hoping For An Indian Summer

Aug 7, 2015  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Today marks the middle of summer, which means our days of lounging poolside are numbered. And if you’re like us, you’re not quite ready to give up your bronzed glow just yet. Since a hotel pool can be the difference between a good vacation and a great one, we searched out the best properties across the US that offer more than just a place to cool off.

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Finally, Valet Service Now Goes Wherever You Go With New ZIRX App

Jun 3, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Unless you have a private driver taking you around 24/7, you’ve probably had to deal with finding a parking spot at some point—which is pretty stressful if you have a pressing engagement to attend. Valet isn’t offered as often as we would like, and while there are designated lots and garages that you can pay for, they aren’t exactly ideal for when you want to simply pull up to your destination and be done with it.

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Motif Seattle Delivers a Hotel That is Just as Unique & Artistic as Seattle Itself

Nov 18, 2014  |   Contributor: Chad Chisholm

Previously Red Lion Fifth Avenue, Motif Seattle is a phoenix from the ashes of its former self. Re-imagined by designers such as Jordan Christianson and architect Ankrom Moisan, the local flare and sense of community are incorporated into everything from the textiles to the letterhead.

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Holland America Extends "Dancing with the Stars: At Sea" Cruises So You Can Strut Your Stuff

Nov 29, 2013  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Extending its successful “Dancing with the Stars: At Sea” program, Holland America, a luxury cruise line, has added another year of the popular experience to its agenda. Offered on 15 premium ships, ABC's Dancing with the Stars has been adapted into six different themed cruises that will culminate on December 6 with a Champions Cruise guest dance-off competition on ms Westerdam.

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Fourth Annual 'A Taste of Iceland' Festival Brings Nordic Culture Across the Pond to Seattle

Oct 22, 2013  |   Contributor: Tara Imperatore

From October 10-13, Seattle streets were filled with the traditional cuisine and culture of Iceland as the annual "A Taste of Iceland" festival returned for its fourth year.

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Pan Pacific Hotel Seattle: A Techie's Dream in the Emerald City

Aug 21, 2013  |   Contributor: Katherine Bond

It seems fitting that Seattle, the outdoor-enthused, tech-savvy and culturally-engaged Emerald City of the Northwest would be home to one of the nation's top green, tech and art focused hotels. In 2011, the Pan Pacific Hotel group opened its first US location in the South Lake Union neighborhood of Seattle. Amid the busy bike lanes, gliding sea planes and headquarters of super-star corporations Amazon and REI, Pan Pacific Hotel Seattle blends seamlessly into South Lake Union's brimming scene of understated ‘hipness’. During a recent visit in Seattle, I stayed at the Pan Pacific to get a glimpse of this niche neighborhood and an appreciation for the property's perfect spot within it.... Read More

Evoke Homes Promise Futuristic Living with High Tech Features

Jun 20, 2013  |   Contributor: James Rothaar  |  1 Comment

Quadrant, a Washington-based homebuilder, is entering the housing market with the launch of its new brand, Evoke. A contemporary luxury home design, Evoke is the first builder of its size to offer Seattle homebuyers in the Eastside area luxury homes that reflect their individual needs and wants.... Read More

Preferred Hotel Group celebrates Pride around the globe

May 4, 2013  |   Contributor: Chad Chisholm

41 properties join the Preferred Pride program across the globe as part of the Preferred Hotel Group. With celebrations from Europe to America to Africa, the celebrations of legalized marriage and civil unions are exciting news for the LGBT commu... Read More

Holiday Shopping Deals from Macy's and Warwick Hotels

Nov 30, 2012  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

'Tis the season for shopping till you drop, so The Warwick Hotels in New York City, Denver, Dallas, San Francisco and Seattle, have extended the holiday season and partnered with their local Macy’s to offer guests 10 percent off all in-store purchases during their stay through March 31, 2013.“Guest’s keycards will contain a barcode for a Macy’s coupon, valid only in the stores in the hotel’s city. As this partnership is not nationwide, guests are encouraged to leave keycards behind after their stay for business associates, family and friends in that city,” said G. Paul LeBlanc, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Warwick International Hotels. “This idea was conceived following the success of a similar promotion with our two Paris hotels and the Galleries Lafayette in Paris,” said Le... Read More

The Warwick Seattle Hotel's Lobby Renovations Fuse Old and New World Style

Nov 15, 2012  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

The Warwick Seattle Hotel has renovated its lobby, giving a glimpse of the hotel’s old world charm and modern luxury. The multi-million dollar renovations include lightening up the elements of the lobby to give the overcast Northwest location a bright sunny spot to welcome guests. “We felt it was important to provide our guests with a modern and inviting space they would be comfortable enjoying during their time at Warwick Seattle Hotel,” said Tim Bathke, General Manager at Warwick Seattle Hotel. “Our newly remodeled rooms provide our guests with a stylish and refined experience, and we were anxious to have a lobby to match that feel.”... Read More

Seattle's Heritage and Seafood Festival with a Scandinavian Flare

Jul 10, 2012  |   Contributor: Jessica

Located in the northwestern part ofSeattle, people travel from all around to participate in their annual Seafood and Heritage festival which takes place in mid July. ... Read More

The Fairmont Olympic Hotel | A Historical Treasure in Seattle

Jun 25, 2012  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman  |  2 Comments

A destination in itself, The Fairmont Olympic is one of Seattle's most classic luxury hotels. Located in a building listed on the National Register of Historic Places, The Fairmont Olympic is bursting with opulence, from the serene indoor pool to two critically acclaimed restaurants.... Read More

Seattle's Outdoor Adventures

Jun 5, 2012  |   Contributor: Amy Hughes

For the nature and outdoor enthusiast, the Pacific Northwest is the perfect location and Seattle, the hub of the PNW, has much to offer.  There is a vast expanse of beauty to be found: lush, cool forests and mesmerizing lakes, luxurious city... Read More

Seattle's Best Coffee Houses

Jun 4, 2012  |   Contributor: Amy Hughes

Though well known as the birthplace of Starbucks, Seattle is home to some of the best local coffee shops in the country. On your next trip to the largest city in Washington State, don’t settle for the fast food of coffee when you wil... Read More

8 Spectacular Restaurant Fireplaces

Nov 8, 2011  |   Contributor: The Daily Meal

This date night hot spot serves an array of tapas-style dishes inspired by a host of Mediterranean cuisines, from Spanish to Greek. The romantic vibe is reflected in the décor as well, with a stone, wood-burning fireplace serving as the central focal point of the restaurant.... Read More

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