Now Open: W Shanghai – The Bund

Marriott International celebrated the opening of the new W Shanghai – The Bund, bringing the energy of W Hotels to China’s economic powerhouse.   Situated on the North Bund at the confluence of the Huangpu River and Suzhou Creek, the hotel enjoys an enviable location with easy access to Shanghai’s major transport hubs as well … Continue reading

Ritz-Carlton Ventures Into Luxury Yachting

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, one of the foremost names in luxury travel, is set to expand to the high seas with a new small ship, luxury cruising operation.   Set to launch in time for the 2019 cruise season, The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection will focus on visiting smaller ports in popular cruise regions with a … Continue reading

Tribute Portfolio Makes Chinese Debut

Marriott International has launched the first Tribute Portfolio hotel in China.   Following a multi-million dollar renovation, The Yuluxe Sheshan joins the collection’s 19 hotels around the world to spearhead its expansion in the Far East. Located a short drive from Shanghai offering a idyllic escape from the urban pave of life, the 325-room hotel … Continue reading

IHG Enters Laos With Crowne Plaza Vientiane

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has opened the new Crowne Plaza Vientiane in Laos, marking its entry into the Southeast Asian country.   Nestled in the heart of the Laotian capital along Samsenthai Road, the 197-room hotel is a short 10-minute drive from Wattay International Airport and a convenient base from where to conduct business or … Continue reading

Miami’s The Plymouth Reopens

Miami Beach’s The Plymouth has reopened following an extensive renovation and restoration effort to return the iconic Art Deco property to its glamour and style at the time of its debut in 1940.   Located on 21st Street within the emerging Collins Park cultural district being revitalized by Think Hospitality Group, the hotel’s exterior, including its … Continue reading