Hotels & Resorts

Hotels & Resorts

Guestroom inside the Four Seasons Hotel Kuala Lumpur.

Four Seasons Opens Kuala Lumpur Property

Located within a new skyscraper next to the Petronas Towers, Four Seasons Hotel Kuala Lumpur has opened its doors, welcoming its first guests to dine, drink, shop, relax, entertain, meet and stay at the property, and for a select few, to call Four Seasons their new home.
Fairmont Hotels & Resorts Journese

Bonus Reward Points at Fairmont Hotels

This week, Journese announced its newest travel agent incentive for bookings made now through Aug. 31, 2018 for stays at various Fairmont Hotels & Resorts.
paradisus

Paradisus Los Cabos: Now A Leading Hotels of the World

Paradisus Los Cabos, an all-inclusive, beachfront property in Mexico has joined The Leading Hotels of the World after completing a multi-million-dollar renovation.
Canopy by Hilton

Canopy by Hilton’s First West Coast Property

Canopy by Hilton just opened its first West Coast property—Canopy by Hilton Portland Pearl District—last week in a revitalized industrial zone.
Belmond La Samanna

Belmond Property Reopens in St. Martin

After closing its doors in order to complete a restyle of the resort, Belmond La Samanna is now scheduled to start welcoming guests on Dec. 10, 2018. 
Solmar Hotels & Resorts

Solmar Hotels & Resorts: New Agent Platform, AI Rates & Expansions

Solmar Hotels & Resorts, a collection of seven all-suite properties in Los Cabos, has undergone a few updates including expansions to one of the properties, as well as a new agent platform, and the addition of all-inclusive rates.
Glamping

New Luxury Glamping Experiences in Utah

Summer is here, and that means many families might be planning a camping escapade. For those clients heading to Utah, suggest a more luxurious experience.
Luxury Bahia Principe Ambar

Bahia Principe Closes Punta Cana Resort For Renovations

Bahia Principe Hotels & Resorts has temporarily closed one of its Dominican Republic properties, Luxury Bahia Principe Ambar Blue, for renovations.
Bali

Soar Over Bali

Soar over Bali with The Chedi Club Tanah Gajah Ubud's new 75-ft hot air balloon adventure, which takes guests soaring over it's rice paddies. 
The Grand Reserve Melia International Hotels

Melia to Debut New Luxury Property

This winter, Melia Hotels International will debut its newest luxury experience with the launch of The Grand Reserve at Paradisus Palma Real in Punta Cana. 
Allure Palazzi Kotor Bay Hotel is one of several new hotels to have opened so far this summer.

New Hotels From Seoul to Montenegro

From Seoul to The Bahamas, here are just a few of the new hotels and resorts cropping up around the world.
Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa

Florida Resort Celebrates Anniversary with Luxury Packages

Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa, a 309-room luxury property on Florida’s gold coast, will celebrate its fifth anniversary by offering two unique packages designed to pamper your clients. 
A King Suite inside the Watermark Hotel & Spa Gold Coast, which will soon part of InterContinental Hotels Group's new luxury brand.

InterContinental Hotels Group Launches Luxury Brand

This week, InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) launched Voco, its new upscale hotel brand, and announced its first signing in Australia.
Hotel Montefiore Tokyo in Tel Aviv

Experience Tokyo in Tel Aviv at Hotel Montefiore

With the Tokyo in Tel Aviv package offered by Hotel Montefiore, your clients can immerse in the worlds of two unique cities. 
Dream Hotel Group The Chatwal San Miguel.

Dream Hotel Group Expands Luxury Brand

Last week, Dream Hotel Group announced plans to launch its five-star luxury brand The Chatwal in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico in 2020.
Accommodations inside The Hacienda adults-only section of the Hilton Puerto Vallarta Resort.

Hilton Puerto Vallarta Resort Debuts Adults-Only Section

Hilton Puerto Vallarta Resort is expanding its offerings with the introduction of “The Hacienda,” adults-only section.
Alaia Belize

Alaia: A New Autograph Collection Hotel Opens in Belize

Alaia, a new boutique resort is set to open in Belize in 2020.
BLESS Collection Hotels

Palladium Announces New BLESS Collection Hotels

Palladium Hotel Group revealed plans for a new brand targeted at the contemporary luxury market: BLESS Collection Hotels.
The Beatles suite Edgewater

The Edgewater: The Beatles, Pearl Jam and Stunning Views

Seattle's Edgewater hotel is rock 'n' roll. The first music legends to walk through the doors, back in 1962, were The Beatles, and it's been a revolving door of musical icons ever since.
Beachside wedding venue at The Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club.

4 Weddings & A Honeymoon

From nuptials in exotic locales, to pampering before the walk down the aisle, and a romantic honeymoon convertible ride, we have the makings of the perfect I Do for your clients.
Grand Hyatt Baha Mar’s Blue Hole Pool.

Grand Hyatt Baha Mar

The Grand Hyatt Baha Mar property—part of Nassau’s Baha Mar resort complex, also home to the SLS and Rosewood properties—“is a reflection of something or somewhere in The Bahamas,” says Yvette Edwards, director of sales and marketing at Grand Hyatt Baha Mar.
Hip accommodations at the Hard Rock Hotel Daytona Beach.

Hard Rock Hotel Daytona Beach

While attending the recent grand opening of the Hard Rock Hotel Daytona Beach, I saw that the iconic hotel brand is reminding travelers of the city’s musical history and bringing the sound of music back to its shores. 
The Belmond Hotel Caruso is perched high above the town of Ravello on the Amalfi Coast.

A Royal Affair

This year’s most royal of weddings—the marriage of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle at England’s Windsor Castle—reminds us all that Europe is for lovers and that now is the perfect time to plan a royal honeymoon.
Living space inside a Viceroy Premier Suite with full ocean view at the Viceroy Los Cabos.

Viceroy Debuts New Los Cabos Property

Viceroy Hotel Group  debuted its 15th property worldwide with the opening of Viceroy Los Cabos as part of The Viceroy Icon Collection.
Unique Hotels of Belize.

Luxury Awaits at the New Unique Hotels of Belize

Now your guests traveling to Belize can stay at some of the most exclusive accommodations, during one trip, with the launch of a new collection, Unique Hotels of Belize.
Las Vegas waldorf Astoria

Mandarin Oriental in Las Vegas to Become Waldorf Astoria

Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts plans to convert the Mandarin Oriental on the Las Vegas Strip to the Waldorf Astoria Las Vegas in August 2018.
Azul Beach Resort Negril by Karisma

New Adults-Only Section at Azul Beach Resort Negril

A new adults-only section at the 285-suite Azul Beach Resort Negril by Karisma has debuted.
Balinese Culture

Get Immersed in the Balinese Culture

Guests can now really immerse themselves in the Balinese culture and what daily life is like with Ayana Hotels' new Bali Cultural Experience package. 
foodie Acquolina

A Foodie’s Paradise

Acqualina Resort & Spa is a luxury resort featuring a new restaurant space, the AQ Chop House by Il Mulino, where foodies will indulge.
Jaya House River Park in Cambodia.

5 Hotel Hotties

These five hotel hotties in exotic destinations have something to offer everyone on your client list from the eco-friendly to the private island escape, and even something for those Gen Z clients.

Travel Trends: What Your Peers Are Saying

We wanted to hear from you, the travel experts, on what’s buzzing, so we conducted a Travel Trends survey...
Amanyara in Turks & Caicos.

Trending Now in Luxury Travel in the Caribbean

For insights into how luxury is evolving, Recommend rounded up two executives at major tour packagers and three top-selling travel agents. Before we asked them about trends, though, we asked what “luxury” means nowadays.
Rooftop at the Epicurean in Tampa.

A Florida Escape

Eight months after Hurricane Irma hit parts of Florida, the areas of the state that didn’t feel Irma’s sting have upped the ante with even more offerings.
Views over The Strip from the Villa terrace at Nobu Hotel.

Luxury, Vegas Style

Your clients won't want to miss out on these four luxurious Vegas experiences.
Accommodations at Baur au Lac in Zurich.

Hotels Add Urban Experiences to Luxury Amenities

Luxury travel keeps taking off in new directions in Europe.
Luxury Bahia Principe Cayo Levantado

Luxury Bahia Principe Cayo Levantado Welcomes Children

Luxury Bahia Principe Cayo Levantado, previously an adults-only property, is set to welcome a new group of travelers: children.
Gale Hotel South Beach summer travel deals

South Beach: Hot Summer Travel Deals

Here are some summer travel deals in South Beach, including discounts, F&B credits and suite upgrades.
Dominican Republic EP resorts

Update from DATE, Part 3: EP Resorts in the Dominican Republic

A few years ago the then-new Gansevoort and, even more so, Amanera properties expanded the D.R.'s boutique luxury niche, so this year's Dominican Annual Tourism Exchange (DATE), held in April, included some buzz about luxury EP resorts:
Elewana Kifaru House

Luxury Accommodations Join Elewana Collection

Anantara’s sister brand in Africa, Elewana Collection, has announced the latest addition to its portfolio: Elewana Kifaru House.
Margaritaville Times Square

Margaritaville is Headed to Times Square

Margaritaville, the brand global lifestyle brand synonymous with fun in the sun, is headed to Times Square with a new property opening in 2020.
teacher appreciation

Teacher Appreciation Rates at Seven Disney Area Hotels

Agents, take note: for the teaches and school staff on your roster, they can now take advantage of Teacher...
andBeyond Phinda Vlei Lodge

andBeyond Phinda Vlei Lodge Reopens in South Africa

After completing a refurbishment, andBeyond Phinda Vlei Lodge is reopening this June in South Africa's KwaZulu-Natal province. 
Dominican Republic

Update from DATE: All-Inclusive Resorts in the Dominican Republic

Much of the talk at this month's DATE (Dominican Annual Tourism Exchange) in Punta Cana was about the continued growth of travel to the Dominican Republic, but the focus was also on new and renovated hotels of all stripes.
TreadRight Earth Day

In Honor of Earth Day

The industry is paying homage to Mother Earth by launching initiatives that reach far beyond the upcoming Earth Day.
Dreams Los Cabos AMResorts

ALG Expands AMResorts’ Footprint in Mexico

AMResorts, part of Apple Leisure Group, continues its aggressive growth across Mexico with the signing of four new resort management contracts.
Seadust cancun family

Kids Stay Free at Seadust Cancun Family Resort

Seadust Cancun Family Resort is now offering a Kids Stay Free promotion, running now through June 30th and then again Aug. 17-Dec. 17, for kids 12 and under.
DoubleTree Resort by Hilton, Myrtle Beach Oceanfront

DoubleTree Resort by Hilton, Myrtle Beach Oceanfront Throws on the Sparkle

Situated on a quarter-mile stretch of Atlantic shoreline, the DoubleTree Resort by Hilton, Myrtle Beach Oceanfront has just completed a resort-wide renovation project.

Fido’s Glam Travels

Vacation season is fast approaching, and for those clients who want to take Fido along with them on the family trip, many hotels are pampering guest's best friend as much as the traveler.
The master bedroom in the Scone & Crombie Suite at The Balmoral. (Photo courtesy of The Balmoral Hotel.)

Edinburgh’s Top Suite Gets a Makeover at The Balmoral Hotel

One of Edinburgh's top suites, the luxurious Scone & Crombie, gets a makeover at The Balmoral Hotel. This suite is...
Renderings show the new terrace that the Gran Hotel Costa Rica will feature when it reopens next month.

Historic Gran Hotel Costa Rica to Reopen

After undergoing a complete transformation, the Gran Hotel Costa Rica in San Jose is set to reopen next month.
Georgia

A New Curio Collection by Hilton Hotel in Georgia

The McLemore Resort Lookout Mountain, the latest addition to the Curio Collection by Hilton in Georgia, is set to open in 2020.
W Amman

W Amman Opens—The First W Hotels Worldwide in Jordan

W Ammam, W Hotels Worldwide first property in Jordan is now open for bookings in the up and coming downtown neighborhood of Abdali. 
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