Hilton Opens First Doubletree In Mexico

Hilton Worldwide has opened the first property under its Doubletree brand in Mexico. Located in the heart of Santiago de Queretaro, the new Doubletree by Hilton Queretaro offers easy access to the international airport and the Pan-American Highway, with the Queretaro Convention Center and the world-renowned La Correigidora football stadium a short walk away.   100 … Continue reading

Miami’s The Waldorf Reopens After Renovation

Miami’s latest boutique hotel has opened on Ocean Drive in the heart of the city and steps from the beach. Characterized as athletic, charismatic and spontaneous, The Waldorf occupies the art deco building of the former Waldorf Towers Hotel and has been renewed by Spanish decorator Ignacio Garcia Vinuesa through contemporary furnishings and colourful textiles. … Continue reading

Grupo Habita Opens Hotel Americano

2 decades after opening their first boutique hotel in Mexico, Carlos Couturier and Moises Micha have expanded Grupo Habita into the USA with the new Hotel Americano. Located in the middle of Chelsea’s art gallery district, the 56-room hotel was fashioned out of a former parking garage by award-winning Mexico City-based architect Enrique Norten into a … Continue reading

Lufthansa To Upgrade B747-400 Cabins

German airline Lufthansa has announced that it will be refurbishing the cabin of 10 Boeing 747-400 jets from April to November 2011, complementing its upcoming Boeing 747-8Is and Airbus A380s fitted with new cabin products. The airline is promising a significant improvement over the existing onboard product, featuring greater comfort and entertainment options in all classes … Continue reading

Marriott Opens The Istanbul Edition

Edition Hotels, the partnership between Marriott International and famed high-end hotelier Ian Schrager, has announced the opening of The Istanbul EDITION. An urban jewel located in the lively and historic Levent neighbourhood, the hotel is close to the city’s business center, shopping and the Bosphorous Strait dividing Asia and Europe.   78 generously scaled guest lofts and … Continue reading