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Amsterdam: Sir Hotels Brings Albert to Amsterdam, Adam Is On His Way

Like the very handsome rooms The Hoxton is tempting us with for its upcoming Amsterdam hotel, but need a place to stay that gives you something similar in the meantime? Here is one suggestion that floated into our inbox: the new Sir Albert Amsterdam, just opened in a former diamond factory next to the city?s Museum Square. Show More Summary

New York: Wait, What's Happened to the James NYC's Outside Wall?

Hotel art: it?s sometimes expensive, usually exclusive, and normally kept well within the hallowed lobby walls. Not so at the James New York, which has just unveiled a mural on its façade on Sixth Avenue. Created by Paul Wackers, a Brooklyn...Show More Summary

At Last, The Resort at Pedregal to Reopen This Weekend (No Capella Assistants Though)

2 days agoTravel / Hotels : HotelChatter

It's been a rough four months for the The Resort at Pedregal in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. First, it had to deal with the devastation that was caused by Hurricane Odile. Then the luxury resort had to pick up the management pieces after the resort owners booted Capella Hotels from the property. Show More Summary

Marriott is All 'Aboot' Canada Now That They've Picked Up Delta Hotels

2 days agoTravel / Hotels : HotelChatter

Remember when we had a first look at Delta Hotels (not related to the airline) flagship hotel in Toronto? So pretty, so sophisticated, so very Alexandra Champalimaud. And now, it is also so very Marriott. Fresh off announcing its U.S. Show More Summary

Which Country Has the World's Best Hotel WiFi?

2 days agoTravel / Hotels : HotelChatter

While we're on the topic of hotel WiFi today.... As we travel and review properties, we're constantly pressing hotels to improve the quality and reduce the price of the WiFi they offer guests. It should be free and fast, and we applaud those who make it an expected and reliable amenity. Show More Summary

Stop What You are Doing and Check Out This Puppy in a Kimpton Hotel Bathrobe

2 days agoTravel / Hotels : HotelChatter

Let's just take a quick break right now from the stress and anxiety we're all under on this Wednesday morning and focus on this snapshot of the Today Show's puppy, Wrangler, chilling in a Kimpton Hotels animal-print bathrobe during the "blizzard" the other day. Show More Summary

Canterbury: Here's a Pod Hotel to Revolutionize How You Think About Pod Hotels

2 days agoTravel / Hotels : HotelChatter

When we say ?pod hotel? what do you think? Cramped space, wallet-friendly, slightly claustrophobic but worth it if it saves a bit of money in an expensive city or when you only need a few hours kip in an airport, right? WRONG. A new New Zealand place called Pure Pods will revolutionise the way you think about pods. Show More Summary

London: Hotel Verta Battersea Hopes for a Brighter Future as a Crowne Plaza

2 days agoTravel / Hotels : HotelChatter

Well, that took a long time. Three and a half years ago, the Hotel Verta ? riverside in London?s Battersea neighborhood, with a heliport outside the front door ? went looking for someone new after its Von Essen hotel group went into administration. Show More Summary

Monaco: Don't All Freak Out at Once, But the Free WiFi Revolution Has Reached Monaco

2 days agoTravel / Hotels : HotelChatter

Ah, Monaco, a place so ridiculously, frivolously expensive that most of the hotels expect you to pay for WiFi. Pay for WiFi? Well, not if you use their basic service, of course ? but if you want something that does more than pull inShow More Summary

Snow Monkeys in Park City Pools

Maintaining a heated outdoor pool in the middle of winter at a ski resort has to be an expensive luxury. Especially when few people use the swimming pool. Twenty years ago my wife and I lived in a house on the coast of Maine with an outdoor heated pool and the electricity bill for one […] The post Snow Monkeys in Park City Pools appeared first on Loyalty Traveler.

30125 Venezia: Timing is Everything at The Watch-Inspired Hotel L'Orologio Venice

3 days agoTravel / Hotels : HotelChatter

Remember when a stranger stopped you on the street and asked you the time, and you looked at your wristwatch? Now, we are more likely to look at our smartphones or tablets but at least we can revisit the watch as art at a new boutique hotel in Italy. Hotel L'Orologio Venice, aka Hotel L?O, celebrates the art of fine watchmaking.

Seattle Kimptons: Are You Willing to Rename Your Goldfish, 'Gronkfish'?

3 days agoTravel / Hotels : HotelChatter

Kimpton's Nine Zero Hotel in Boston Are you betting on the Super Bowl? The Kimpton Hotels in Boston certainly are, offering up a challenge to their Kimpton counterparts in Seattle. If the Patriots win, Boston proposes that the Seattle...Show More Summary

Confirming What We Already Knew: Marriott's Moxy Hotels are Coming to The U.S.

3 days agoTravel / Hotels : HotelChatter

More major hotel news today regarding millennial brands--Marriott International has announced they will bring Moxy Hotels to the United States. (But we already knew that.) Already eight Moxy Hotels are lined up, with three hotel set for NYC (in Chelsea, Mid-town and Lower Manhattan), as well as San Fran, Seattle, New Orleans, and Chicago. Show More Summary

Montego Bay: Hilton Rose Hall is Not Quite a 'Jewel' But Almost

3 days agoTravel / Hotels : HotelChatter

The all-inclusive Hilton Rose Hall Resort & Spa in Montego Bay was recently purchased by Sagicor Life Jamaica, owner of the three Jewel Resorts in Jamaica: Jewel Runaway Bay, Jewel Dunn's River and Jewel Paradise Cove. However, no name change is taking place, at least for now. Show More Summary

Hyatt Has Gone Public With Their New Millennial Hotel Brand, Hyatt Centric

3 days agoTravel / Hotels : HotelChatter

At last, Hyatt Hotels and Resorts have thrown their hat (porkpie, we're assuming) into the trendy millennial hotel brand ring, by announcing HYATT CENTRIC., with its first hotel opening in 2015. Here's what Hyatt Centric is about, according...Show More Summary

Chatham Bars Inn's $100M Renovations Transforms the Hotel into a More Modern Version of its Historic Self

Apparently game hunting was all the rage in wealthy Bostonian circles back in 1914. That's when Cape Cod's Chatham Bars Inn made its debut as a semi-private hunting lodge. Early advertisements... via

Marriott acquires 38 Delta Hotels in Canada

Big news today with the announcement Marriott International has signed a deal to acquire Delta Hotels 38 properties in Canada for about $135 million USD. Delta Hotels & Resorts are located in 30 Canadian cities. The acquisition is expected to be completed in Q2-2015. Show More Summary

Sundance Film Experienced

Why bother coming to Sundance Film Festival without a festival ticket? Besides standing on the street looking for recognizable faces in media for photo opportunities, I found plenty to keep me busy all day over the past two days on the streets of Park City during the Sundance Film Festival 2015. Show More Summary

Hotel Deal and Tips for Those Weathering the Blizzard of 2015

4 days agoTravel / Hotels : HotelChatter

The mall in @CentralParkNYC. #NYC #blizzardof2015 — Anthony Quintano (@AnthonyQuintano) January 26, 2015 Snowmaggedon. Snow-pacalypse. Juno? Whatever you social media marketers folks want to call it, we're sticking with the simple Blizzard of 2015. Show More Summary

New York: The Carlyle New York to Get a Makeover From Tony Chi and Associates

4 days agoTravel / Hotels : HotelChatter

The Carlyle, a Rosewood Hotel & Resort, is not just a hotel where Kate Middleton would stay while visiting New York, it is also a hotel where we would spend the end of our days. It is an Upper East Side institution, a quintessentially...Show More Summary

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