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 […]

Sleep study

New Study Sheds Light on Sleep Disruptions while Traveling

A global study commissioned by IHG® Hotels & Resorts shows that sleep disruption is a primary concern for travelers, with four in five (80%) stating they have trouble sleeping when traveling away from home. The findings were announced to coincide World Sleep Day, an annual day devoted to tackling important sleep issues. The findings from the survey […]

Times Square Edition

NYC’s Times Square Gets New Addition: The Edition

It may have taken seven years, but the new Times Square Edition hotel now open at Seventh Avenue and West 47th Street in New York City marks a milestone for Marriott International and Edition-brand creator Ian Schrager.

New Year and a Hot Season for Hotel Openings

From Asia to Africa to Europe and beyond, the following properties, whether just opened or opening soon, promise to dazzle with scenic settings, stunning design and impeccable service. Beachside escapes, historic properties, modern stunners and nature retreats will bring transformational experiences to guests who want to experience the latest amenities in hospitality in some very precious locations.

Luxe Talk: A Chat with LHW’s Ted Teng

Ted Teng, president and CEO of Leading Hotels of the World, has been at the helm of the luxury hotel branding organization since 2008 and oversees the management of this branding through its more than 430 hotels. The properties all bring unique histories and their own styles of architecture. Some 88 percent are family-owned and […]

Hotel Bill? Listen for the Drip, Drip, Drip

By Christopher Elliott …   How much does your hotel room actually cost? In travel, it can be hard to get a straight answer.