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Singita and the Grumeti Fund’s 2nd Annual Women’s Run Across the Serengeti

By - | September 23, 2019

Empowering Girls and Women in Tanzania   Singita and the Grumeti Fund will be hosting their all-women run 25-30 October 2019 as part of Singita’s signature collection of conservation safaris called “Safaris With A Purpose.” It is held in partnership with the Grumeti Fund to support the empowerment of girls and women in rural Tanzania…

Spas Across Asia Source Local Ingredients for New Treatments

By - | September 23, 2019

Any property worth its locally-sourced bath salt will know that many guests crave a sense of place when they are traveling. It’s a maxim that can be applied to various elements ranging from architecture to F&B offerings. Another area that many hotels are striving to keep hyper-local is their spas. And this applies to ingredients…


By - | September 17, 2019

COUNTY KILDARE, IRELAND – September 3, 2019 – The Spa, the luxurious boutique beauty, wellness and fitness center, is the newest offering at Kilkea Castle hotel, resort and golf club in Castledermot, Ireland. The 5,000-square foot facility has been designed to create a relaxing, mindful environment that offers clients a unique and enriching experience where they can nurture…

Metropole Hanoi’s Le Club Bar Introduces New Menu Inspired by French Brasseries

By - | September 16, 2019

HANOI, Vietnam (August 26, 2019) – The Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi, already renowned for its French roots and flair, took another big step toward France with a new menu at Le Club Bar that was inspired by the types of dishes served in relaxed, traditional French brasseries. Some highlights of the new menu include the…

SPOTLIGHT ON Alex S. Furrer, General Manager, The Setai, Miami Beach

By - | September 16, 2019

By Sharon Hirschowitz Alex has spent the last seven years at The Setai, Miami Beach, leading the Quality and Training program that earned them the 2015 Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star Award. Guest Satisfaction, loyalty and developing new business with high profile partnerships like Art Basel Miami Beach are key components to his successful leadership of…

The Challenges and Opportunities Developing Luxury Residences for Independent Hotels

By - | September 16, 2019

By Sebastian Moritz   This article focuses on some of the challenges and opportunities independent hoteliers face when contemplating the addition of residences to their current business structure. As major brands are already heavily investing in the residential market – backed by well-known brand promises as well as global support structures – listed below are…

Millennials Seek Authentic and Shareable Luxury Travel Experiences

By - | September 16, 2019

By Kacey Bradley Millennials killed the napkin industry. Millennials killed the diamond industry. We’ve heard things like this again and again. While traditional travel agencies may see declines of young people stepping through the door, research has found people aged 18 to 34 spend more money on travel than any other age group. For them,…

The next BIG THING for events…

By - | September 12, 2019

One-Stop Shop for Event Technology launched at IMEX America. Finding the right event tech is hard. Finding reliable, innovative and effective event tech and support is even harder. “That’s why have formed the Event Tech Collective,” says Jessica Gonzalez, InCharge at InCharged and Founder of VendX. “To make the selection and process of procuring event…

Austin Proper Hotel & Residences has officially opened reservations for 2020

By - | September 12, 2019

Proper Hospitality designs, brands, and operates high-end lifestyle hospitality experiences under its Proper, Avalon, and Custom brands.  Each is a distinctive reflection of the vibrant community surrounding it, yet as a group they share a common belief in uncommon luxury, convenience of location, and world-class amenities provided by locally vetted innovators in food and beverage,…

Couture Goes to the Dogs: The Mark Hotel X Poldo Dog Couture

By - | September 10, 2019

On September 5, 2019, The Mark Hotel and Milan-based luxury brand Poldo Dog Couture debuted their first collaboration with a picnic in Central Park in New York City.   Poldo founders Maurizio Azzimonti and Riccardo Gardoni welcomed guests including Georgina Bloomberg with pup Archie, Jennifer Creel with pups Pepper and Bowey, Anki Leeds with pup Miss Cooper, Sophia Elghanayan with three-legged pup Darcy, Leighton Candler with pup Lola, Cameron MacMillan with pup Penelope, Emma Snowdon-Jones with pup Shebear, Blair Clarke with…

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