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I’ll Take Manhattan: A Triumphant Return to NYC’s Most Iconic Neighborhoods

By Matthew Wexler | Thursday Mar 27, 2014
From Central Park to Tribeca Cinemas, New York City beckons visitors to explore its distinct neighborhoods. Triumph Hotels, a collection of unique boutique properties, offers visitors iconic experiences in each of their distinct locales.

Warning: Thousands of Hotels Don’t Offer Direct 911

By Nomaan Merchant | Tuesday Mar 25, 2014
Tens of thousands of hotels don’t allow guests to directly reach emergency services when they dial 911, according to a national survey taken after a 9-year-old girl couldn’t call for help while her mother was being stabbed to death in a Texas motel.

Love Is In the Air at Hyatt Times Square’s Bar 54

By Winnie McCroy | Friday Feb 21, 2014
The Hyatt Times Square shared the love this Valentine’s Day with the opening of Bar 54, the rooftop lounge that serves up bespoke cocktails along with a stunning view of Midtown Manhattan.

Havana’s "Mob Hotel" Opens After Renovation

By Peter Orsi | Monday Feb 17, 2014
In its heyday, Havana’s Capri hotel and casino was the playground of men known as The Blade and The Fat Butcher. But now the Capri is back in business after being closed more than a decade ago.

Philadelphia’s Radisson Blu Gets a $20 Million Makeover

By EDGE | Sunday Jan 12, 2014
Radisson Blu® has announced the completion of a $20 million renovation and conversion of the Radisson Blu Warwick Hotel, Philadelphia. The hotel marks the third Radisson Blu hotel in the United States.

Pro-Gay Groups Pressure Marriott for Hosting Ex-Gay Conference

By Winnie McCroy | Monday Nov 4, 2013
Two pro-gay groups are putting pressure on the Marriott hotel line for their decision to host an ex-gay therapy conference for the National Association of Research and Therapy of Homosexuality’s (NARTH) at in Phoenix next August.

The Hotel Lobby: See and be Seen

By Scott Mayerowitz | Sunday Sep 8, 2013
Large, traditional hotels are spending billions in renovations to try to mimic the style and financial success of luxury and boutique hotels, which have always drawn free-spending crowds to their lobbies.

Top 5 Hotels for New York Fashion Week

By EDGE | Wednesday Aug 28, 2013
New York never looks quite as sexy as during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week, when the world’s top designers descend upon Manhattan to strut their latest looks for the coming season.

The Alpina Gstaad: Switzerland’s Latest Luxury Property

By Matthew Wexler | Friday Feb 22, 2013
Gstaad, the idyllic ski-centric village in southwest Switzerland, welcomes its first 5-star property in more than a century. The Alpina Gstaad represents class Swiss design tradition combined with a modern aesthetic.

Element to Open First Hotel in Europe

Thursday Dec 13, 2012
Scheduled to open in 2014, Element Frankfurt Airport marks the much-anticipated European debut of the trailblazing eco-wise brand.