The landmark Hay-Adams, directly overlooking the White House is a popular venue for brides wishing to capture the quintessential Washington wedding. Alison Okobi, the director of catering at this award-winning hotel is spotting some new trends in 2016, based on the weddings she is orchestrating at The Hay-Adams.
A new study conducted by international travel and tourism consultancy Resonance Consultancy identifies the most appealing destinations and luxury travel trends of the top five percent and one percent of U.S. travelers.
Virtuoso®, the global network of luxury travel agencies, is demonstrating that it has its finger on the pulse of what upscale travelers desire with the recent expansion of its Hotels & Resorts program.
Gone are the dark days of detaining criminals, prisoners and mental patients where rock hard bunk beds and stale sandwiches were the norm. Now you're pampered with luxurious accommodations and decadent dishes where proprietors are still looking for ways to keep guests from escaping!
2015 was a good one for travel - hotel occupancy rates hit an all-time high, travel companies worldwide went above and beyond to meet travelers' demands for wellness and technological advancements, and hotels' commitment to sustainability continued to pick up steam, but NYC-based Hawkins International PR predicts that 2016 will be an even better year for travel.
The New Year is a time when people announce resolutions and work to create new habits. However, out of the 45 percent of the population that is estimated to make them, only around 8 percent actually achieve them.
Reimagining the guest experience with modern-day convenience, ARIA Resort & Casino has collaborated with Crave Interactive, a cutting-edge guest service software company, to create the largest-ever installation of the provider's in-room hotel tablets.
Rosewood Hotels & Resorts® has been appointed by Waterfall Management Sole Co., Ltd. to manage Rosewood Luang Prabang in Laos, scheduled to open 2017 as a luxury escape that will epitomize the collection's A Sense of Place® philosophy.
The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. and YTL Hotels have signed an agreement for the development of two new hotels in Asia Pacific, The Ritz-Carlton, Koh Samui on the naturally beautiful island resort of Thailand and a Ritz-Carlton Reserve in Niseko Village set at the base of Mount Niseko-Annupuri, the Japanese ski haven.
New numbers on American visits to Portugal for the first nine months of 2015 show a 16% increase in overnight stays by American hotel guests over the same period in 2014. And the number of overall guests is up 15.2%. This comes on top of a double-digit increase over the past five years.