Hotel Fees: Are They Here to Stay?
If you have been to a hotel or a resort lately, you likely saw some unexpected hotel fees tacked on to the bottom of your bill. Hotel and resort fees are nothing new. We have been seeing “fee creep” for years and find ourselves either accepting these unwanted pests as part of the price of […]
Best of the Best: Top Hotels 2019, According to Virtuoso
Global luxury travel network Virtuoso revealed this year’s winners in its Best of the Best awards, taking votes from its 20,000 travel advisors in 50 countries in categories ranging from best wellness program to best dining experience. Not surprisingly, Four Seasons Hotel George V was crowned with the most prestigious prize: Hotel of the Year. The 2019 Virtuoso Best […]
Andronis Exclusive Turning Heads in Santorini
In the spirit of summer, Santorini is a special Greek isle and destination that is graced with eternal sunshine, beautiful landscapes, picturesque sea views, and decadent fresh Greek cuisine. Quaint luxury hotels in Santorini are not hard to find, yet each tailors to a specific preference. Andronis Exclusive brings an extensive portfolio of luxury suites, honeymoon retreats, villas, […]
Making Way for Minor Hotels: Quiet Name Behind Large Empire
If there’s a graduate student at the Harvard Business School looking for a company to analyze, here’s a suggestion: Check out Minor Hotels. Never heard of it? Not surprising. For starters, its headquarters in, of all places, Bangkok. And, in terms of corporate organization, it pretty much disregards most text book mandates. Instead of linking company […]
All-Solar Hotel Marks a First in the U.S.
A small, unassuming hotel in Lancaster, PA is making big news these days. It’s the first and only U.S. hotel at present to be fully powered by the sun. The Courtyard by Marriott Hotel recently completed a 135,200-square-foot solar installation that will be able to serve all the power needs of this 133-room hotel […]