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Four Seasons Hotel New York Raises A Toast To TY Bar And FIFTY7

Four Seasons Hotel New York Raises A Toast To TY Bar And FIFTY7

Four Seasons Hotel reinventing its atmosphere in NYC, read article by Joan Stern published in pursuitist Four Seasons Hotel New York in Midtown Manhattan is a luxury five-star hotel that towers 52 storeys tall. Although the hotel has been much admired since two decades, it is again the talk of the town in New York […]

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A good night’s sleep: hotels get back to basics

A good night’s sleep: hotels get back to basics

Back to the basics for hotel rooms, read article by John O’Ceallaigh published in telegraph It now seems de rigueur for luxury hotel rooms to hold enough electronica to launch a tech start-up, but if guests don’t get a decent night’s sleep then their stay has been a failure and those expensive accoutrements count for […]

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Pierre Hotel’s $120K-a-Month Room Comes with Butler, Chauffeur

Pierre Hotel’s $120K-a-Month Room Comes with Butler, Chauffeur

A room with a butler and a chauffeur, read article by Gabe Zaldivar published in travelpulse If you are in the market for a new abode and have roughly the GDP of a small country to burn, you might consider staying at the posh Pierre Hotel in New York City, which will run you $120,000 […]

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Langham to open luxury brand with eyes on London

Langham to open luxury brand with eyes on London

Langham Hospitality Group is to launch a new luxury hotel brand, Cordis Hotels and Resorts, with London among the locations targeted by the group. The company said that the new upscale brand will be a “new generation of curated hotels devoted to the guests’ needs and wellbeing”. The Cordis portfolio will include a mixture of […]

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Marriott International to Open AC Hotel Washington, D.C. at National Harbor

Marriott International to Open AC Hotel Washington, D.C. at National Harbor

Marriott in National Harbor, ready story by Adrian Maties published in cpexecutive Marriott International Inc. is getting ready to open its third AC Hotels-branded property in the United States. The AC Hotel Washington, D.C. at National Harbor will welcome its first guests next month. It will be the first AC Hotel in the Northeast. The […]

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Starwood Capital Group Sells Baccarat Hotel New York To Sunshine Insurance Group Affiliate

Starwood Capital Group Sells Baccarat Hotel New York To Sunshine Insurance Group Affiliate

Starwood Capital Group, a leading global private investment firm, announced today that it has agreed to sell, on behalf of a controlled affiliate, the flagship Baccarat Hotel New York at 20 West 53rd Street in Manhattan to an affiliate of Sunshine Insurance Group. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The hotel occupies the first […]

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Top 10: best spa hotels in the south of England

Top 10: best spa hotels in the south of England

Best Hotels in the South of England, read article by Fiona Duncan published in telegraph There are many hotels in the south of England that offer spas; but there is a subtle but definite distinction between ‘hotels with spa’ and ‘spa hotels’. The former offers spa facilities of some sort – often excellent – but […]

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Inside New York’s Baccarat Hotel

Inside New York’s Baccarat Hotel

What to expect from the Baccarat Hotel, read article by John O’Ceallaigh published in telegraph Its opening has been delayed repeatedly, but this time it’s for sure: New York’s Baccarat Hotel will open on March 2. And with further information and renderings of the property now available, fans of the 250-year-old French crystal company are […]

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Luxury Northumberland hotel Otterburn Hall sells for £300,000 at auction

Luxury Northumberland hotel Otterburn Hall sells for £300,000 at auction

UK Hotels for Sale, read article by Sara Nichol published in chroniclelive A luxury Northumberland hotel which closed without warning three years ago has been sold at auction for £300,000. Four star Otterburn Hall Hotel went under the hammer at the Agents Property Auction, at Newcastle’s Marriott Hotel, on Monday. And the 25-bedroom property, which […]

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Hyatt Regency Tysons Corner Center Set to Open in the Washington D.C. Area in Spring 2015

Hyatt Regency Tysons Corner Center Set to Open in the Washington D.C. Area in Spring 2015

Hyatt Regency Tysons Corner Center, the newest Hyatt Regency-branded hotel in the Washington D.C.-Northern Virginia area in more than 20 years, is expected to open in early 2015. The 18-story property will offer business and leisure travelers an upscale, dynamic hotel experience and feature rich design, modern guestrooms, and state-of-the-art meeting space – all in […]

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Fairmont Hotel in Washington, D.C. Sold for for $180 Million

Fairmont Hotel in Washington, D.C. Sold for for $180 Million

MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET) today announced that it has acquired the Fairmont Hotel in Washington, D.C., for $180 million from Ivanhoé Cambridge. The 415-room Fairmont has a four diamond rating from AAA and is one of the premier luxury hotels in the nation’s capital. MetLife is the sole owner of the hotel, which is located in […]

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6 ways to experience NYC luxury for less this winter

6 ways to experience NYC luxury for less this winter

Experience NY City luxury for less, read article by David Kaufman published in nypost It’s cold out there — like SERIOUSLY cold — which makes this an ideal time to stay inside and snuggle up with a loved (or lusted) one. Of course, home is always where the heart is, but why not off-site for […]

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West End hotel is named UK’s best in stellar year for London tourism

West End hotel is named UK’s best in stellar year for London tourism

Robin De Peyer writes about best hotel in london. Read article published in standard.co.uk A West End hotel has been crowned the best in the UK to cap a stellar year for London tourism. The plush Haymarket Hotel in Piccadilly, where rooms are around £400 per night, won the title in the TripAdviser Travellers’ Choice […]

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Top 10: romantic New York hotels

Top 10: romantic New York hotels

According to Douglas Rogers and his article published in telegraph, these are the top 10 romantic New York Hotels. The best romantic places to stay in New York, including the top hotels for couples, honeymooners and Central Park views, in locations including Manhattan and Brooklyn The Carlyle Housed in a handsome 35-storey 1930s Beaux Arts […]

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Washington D.C.’s Watergate Hotel to Reopen With Expanded Event Space

Washington D.C.’s Watergate Hotel to Reopen With Expanded Event Space

IMR’s sister publication Hotel Management recently spoke to Euro Capital Partners, which in 2010 acquired The Watergate Hotel with the intent to return it to its past glory. The hotel, best known for a political scandal that rocked the nation and led to the resignation of President Richard Nixon, was injected with a huge sum […]

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The Goring Hotel Has Been In The Heart Of London Since 1910

The Goring Hotel Has Been In The Heart Of London Since 1910

Built by Jeremy’s great-grandfather Otto Goring in 1910, The Goring has been lovingly run by the Goring family since its inception. A visionary, Otto Goring saw great promise in a plot of land situated at the Buckingham Palace end of what today is known as Beeston Place. After removing a public house and several cottages […]

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Marriott Launches 48-Hour NYC Sale

Marriott Launches 48-Hour NYC Sale

Discover Marriott sale, read article by Patrick Clarke published in travelpulse In an effort to draw travelers to New York City in 2015, Marriott has announced a two-day sale for Jan. 6-7, 2015 that will allow guests who book reservations for select Marriott hotels in New York for a stay through April 30, 2015 to […]

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Top 10: London hotels with river views

Top 10: London hotels with river views

Mondrian, London The view, the view! London and its river glitter outside: the panorama from the Rooftop Bar rivals Manhattan or Hong Kong. A shifting cast of cyclists, skaters and commuters on the Thames Path passes as you eat and the tide rises and falls under riverside rooms. Designer Tom Dixon has had fun with […]

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London Hotels to Open Old and New in 2015

London Hotels to Open Old and New in 2015

2014 was a pretty good year for London and its hotels, and 2015 promises plenty of new properties in a city that never seems to stop adding hotels. London & Partners are projecting about 18.7 million visitors to the city on the Thames. Late in 2014 such hotels as the Conrad London St. James, the […]

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Renaissance Washington DC Helps Out With Last-Minute Holiday Shopping

Renaissance Washington DC Helps Out With Last-Minute Holiday Shopping

With the coming holidays just days away, last-minute shoppers are flocking to DC to tackle their unfinished lists, and many are turning what could be a stress-filled weekend of crowd-surfing and deal-hunting into a fun shopping adventure. In the heart of the nation’s capital, the Renaissance Washington DC Dupont Circle Hotel is providing a haven […]

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Oh Heyyyyy: Sneak Peek at What Virgin New York Will Look Like

Oh Heyyyyy: Sneak Peek at What Virgin New York Will Look Like

Just last month, we heard that work would begin soon on the forthcoming Virgin Hotel New York. And now this Virgin is starting to show some skin. The rendering kind. The 38-story hotel will go up at 30th and Broadway, smack dab in the middle of the oh-so-ho NoMad neighborhood. It will also be very […]

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Capitol Hill Hotel Hosts Free Photo With Santa for Local Children

Capitol Hill Hotel Hosts Free Photo With Santa for Local Children

The Courtyard Washington Capitol Hill/Navy Yard is capturing the spirit of the season by partnering with the local Waterfront Church, and inviting children to its Pictures With Santa event on December 12, 2014 from 5 to 9 p.m. With photographs, cookies and a toy drive benefiting the DC Child and Family Services Agency, visitors will […]

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Park Hyatt New York: First major NYC hotel in over 10 years

Park Hyatt New York: First major NYC hotel in over 10 years

  First NY hotel in 10 years, read interesting article by Tanya de Grunwald published in cityam It takes big bucks to open a new luxury hotel in Manhattan – and even bigger cojones. Clearly, the idea has not been tempting for some time. New York’s last mega-launch was the Mandarin Oriental in 2003. Eleven […]

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Motel One London-Tower Hill now open

Motel One London-Tower Hill now open

On the 1st December Motel One, the budget design hotel chain, made its mark in the capital with the opening of Motel One London-Tower Hill. The 291 room hotel on Minories Road, between Aldgate and Tower Hill tube station, is within walking distance of many of the city’s main tourist attractions. Following the brand’s trusted […]

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Christmas shopping in London: the best hotels

Christmas shopping in London: the best hotels

Christmas shopping in London, published in telegraph Christmas shopping in London can be hell. But if you take your time, book a base in the city for a night or two, and alternate shopping with a show, a dinner, a museum or a skating session, a trip to the capital can become a Christmas highlight. […]

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