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Wellness & Health – New Definition of Luxury & Lifestyle

By - | June 21, 2018

by Vaibhav Garg INTRODUCTION Wheatgrass smoothies, celery juice, green tea, grass-fed meats, all-natural skincare, flax & chia seeds, Ayurveda … they’re all cyphers of the new luxury taking over the upper echelon of society: wellness. There is a paradigm shift in the definition of luxury and modern lifestyle as the next generation starts to come…

Hotels Foray into Fashion

By - | June 21, 2018

Hotels usually leave the contents of the suitcase to the guest, but increasingly, they’re having more and more to say about what those contents look like when the guest checks out. They’re seducing guests with their own designs. They’re helping get garments made-to-measure. And they’re shepherding guests in and out of the city’s most chic…

Executive Housekeeper

By Iris Estrada | June 18, 2018

The Executive Housekeeper position manages the Housekeeping department and is responsible for the care of buildings, budget, inventory, payroll and schedules of department personnel. This position reports to the Director of Resort Operations.   Essential Duties & Responsibilities: • Ensures the cleanliness and availability of the rental properties through management of housekeeping personnel • Monitor…

Investing in the bath-in-the-room; a win-win

By Andres Osorio | June 12, 2018

The “bathroom in the room” trend can be a win-win for hotels and guests alike, saving in costs for the former and allowing for greater convenience and feeling of space for the later. Just mind your step and don’t trip over the tub.

A new Breed of Sustainable Luxury Pop-Up Hotels

By - | June 12, 2018

The end of 2017 concluded a year focused on international sustainable tourism. An initiative supported by the United Nations General Assembly, aimed at creating interest amongst travelers and the industry to highlight travel options that preserve local environment, economy and culture as well as improving the well-being of local people. So how will this theme…

Spotlight on: Roland Fasel, Chief Operating Officer at Aman

By - | June 7, 2018

By Laura Gibbs Designing bespoke experiences with Aman in Asia “A typical Aman guest is a discerning, experienced traveller, looking for an experience that goes beyond the resort, an experience that gets under the skin of the destination, enabling them to connect to the spirit of a place.” There are some places in the world…

From London to Singapore, DigiValet Expands to Luxury Hotels in Major Cities Worldwide – U.S. Debut this Summer at the Loews/Universal Aventura Orlando

By Iris Estrada | June 1, 2018

NEW YORK, May 29, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — DigiValet’s iPad–based guest room solution for luxury hotels is now in place at leading luxury properties in cities worldwide, including Dubai, Singapore, Shanghai, London, Milan and the Maldives, including brands such as St. Regis, Armani, Oberoi, Corinthia and Sofitel. The solution will be showcased in the U.S. at Loews/Universal’s Aventura Hotel in Orlando, scheduled to open in August –…

The Moneyball Effect, How Hotels Can Drive Homeruns Using Baseball’s Winning Strategy

By - | May 25, 2018

By Nichole Engle, Director of Marketing and Todd Kushner, Executive Director of Business Intelligence and Improvement, Front Line Performance Group Other than overnight accommodations during away games, Baseball and hospitality are seemingly unrelated entities. But believe it or not, the same strategy that forever changed the game of baseball can also transform the hotel guest…

Singita, School of Cooking – Changing Lives

By - | May 19, 2018

Singita is taking its conservation program, the Singita School of Cooking, to the next level by way of a partnership with Blue Hill at Stone Barns in New York. Young and talented female graduate Tsakane Khoza (TK) has traveled from a small village in South Africa to the United States to embark on a culinary journey as an intern at renowned…

Spotlight on Mark Kirby, General Manager of Armani Hotel Dubai

By - | May 19, 2018

By Dellvin Roshon Williams If there is one hotel that consistently redefines what fashion-branded boutique hoteling means, it’s Armani Hotel Dubai. Mark Kirby, General Manager of Armani Hotel Dubai, located in Dubai’s über-luxury hotel located in the iconic Burj Khalifah, is a veteran of the hospitality industry with more than two decades of experience. With…

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