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The Algonquin Hotel in New York City

The Algonquin Hotel in New York City has been an iconic place to stay since it opened way back in 1902. Algonquin Round Table brought writers and others.
Tags: Hotels, Lodging, New York, New York City, United States

8 Best Places to Stay in Geneva

Famous for being situated on a vast lake of the same name (called Lac Léman in French), Geneva is the place to go in Switzerland for high-end shopping, high-end dining, and wandering around marveling at its old town and ornate monuments. With the lake and mountains as a backdrop to all this old world European
Tags: Hotels, Switzerland, Geneva

Weekly Roundup, Friday 22 March 2019

Bet you can’t name this distinctive capital city. See item, below. Good morning“I’m sorry, I’m having difficulty understanding that right now.  Please try again later.”That was the regular response, during the last nightmarish couple of weeks, to my regular morning request “Alexa, turn on David Bed Light”.  An intermittent problem with my new Netgear router often meant it had frozen overnight, so when it came time to turn on the light in the morning as part of a regular getting out of bed routin...
Tags: Airlines, Current Affairs, Destination, Hotels, Miscellaneous, Newsletter, Science, Security Horror Stories, Weird and Wacky

8 Best Places to Stay in Zermatt

The impossibly beautiful town of Zermatt in Switzerland is certainly the place to go if you feel like skiing or getting out into the great outdoors. In summer, the hiking here is Alpine trekking at its best. What’s more, this southern Swiss town boasts the amazing Matterhorn. Also known as Monte Cervino, at 4,478 meters
Tags: Travel, Hotels, Switzerland, Zermatt, Monte Cervino

How to Build Highly Effective Content Marketing Strategies That Create Big Results for Hotels

Do your Hotel Owners ponder and keep asking what effective Content Marketing strategies is really all about? I bet you the first things that pops up in their mind is Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube and blogs. And I totally understand this mindset. Many marketers including I have plugged in the Social Media Marketing amplifier with our content. Over the years I did a lot of research, talked with Hotels and hoteliers and learned that content is the number one challenge when it com...
Tags: Hotels, Content Marketing, Hotel Results

Escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life in these bamboo huts built on a remote Vietnamese beach

When it comes to completely disconnecting from the stresses of everyday life, sometimes it’s worth the while to really go off-the-beaten-path. Thanks to Vietnamese architecture firm, VTN Architects, now you can find a little slice of serenity in a very remote area of Vietnam. Located about 2 hours from the nearest port and only accessible by boat, the Castaway Island Resort is comprised of five bamboo guest huts, covered in thatched roofs and engulfed on one side by a verdant mountain range and...
Tags: Design, Hotels, Architecture, Gallery, Chi Minh City, Eco Retreats, Off Grid Retreats, Bamboo Building Materials, Vtn Architects, Eco-friendly Building Materials, Bamboo Hotels, Hiroyuki Oki, Vietnam Located, Building With Bamboo, Castaway Island Resort, Vietnamese Retreats

8 Best Places to Stay in Interlaken

Interlaken gets its name from being between two lakes; in the east there’s Brienz, and in the west is Thun. But though they feature in the name, it’s not all about the lakes in this beautiful Swiss town. The water element certainly adds to the outdoorsy appeal of Interlaken, but it’s the mountain setting that
Tags: Travel, Hotels, Switzerland, Interlaken, Thun, Brienz

This Is the Proper Etiquette for Leaving a Hotel Room

During your vacation, a hotel room is your home away from home, but it’s much better than your actual home because you have fresh sheets every day. Here’s how to properly thank, respect, and compensate the person making that happen.Read more...
Tags: Hotels, Tips, Lifehacks, Tipping, Maid Service, Hotel Service

The Secrets to Overcome the Growing Challenge of Turning Content Marketing into a Revenue Stream for Your Hotel

Are you intimidated and frustrated by Content Marketing today?  When it comes to Social Media which categories do you find your Hotel?   Don’t know how to post content   Don’t know what content to post   There are too many Social Media channels to keep track of   Not getting enough followers or interactions   No conversion from our content   No real impact on revenue and occupancy   Note enough resources to dedicate time on Social Media   Too many distractions and noise, and don’t know ...
Tags: Facebook, Europe, Hotels, US, Social Media, Seo, Content Marketing, Social Media Marketing, Hotel, Social Media Management, Social Media Community, Hotel Social Media, Morch, Revenue Stream, Hotels Social Media, Founders Media

Mille Miglia

Getting warm for my Mille MIglia day in May 2019: I’m not a video man, but the Mille Miglia experience is hardly complete without video: This video proves it with the sounds of the various competiting cars….you can almost smell their exhaustfumes hearing them… The post Mille Miglia appeared first on Happy Hotelier.
Tags: Hotels, Uncategorized, Mille Miglia

Courchevel Fire – how safe are seasonaires in ski resorts?

After the fatal fire earlier this year in an apartment block that housed season workers we ask how safe are seasonaires in ski resorts? How safe are seasonaires in ski resorts? During the early hours of Sunday 20th January, a fire ripped through a building in Courchevel. This devastating fire left 2 dead and 25 injured.  The fire started on the 1st floor and rapidly spread up to the 2nd. The wooded block style building housed workers for the Tournier Group. A chain of luxury hotels, bars and r...
Tags: Europe, Hotels, Sport, Skiing, Snowboarding, Columns, Courchevel, Danger, Chalets, Dauphine Libere, Lodgings, Fire Regulations, Fire Safety In Ski Resorts, Seasonaires, Tournier Group

Sagua La Grande: a sweet future for Cuba’s sugar city

Rundown but beautiful, and with a host of exotic stories to tell, the town is on the rise as new hotels open and renovation gathers paceWandering round the Cuban town of Sagua La Grande is like turning the cobwebbed pages of a forgotten magical realist novel. It has two grandiose churches: the 1860 Purísima Concepción de Sagua la Grande, with frescoes, stained glass and marble, framed by a streets that end in a square dwarfed by 100-year-old yellow flame trees; and the 1908 Iglesia del Sagrado C...
Tags: Travel, Hotels, Heritage, Cuba, Cultural Trips, Cuba Holidays, Caribbean Holidays, North And Central America Holidays, Sagua La Grande, Purísima Concepción de Sagua, Iglesia del Sagrado Corazón de Jesús

All that glitters is gold: some of the world’s most spectacular gold landmarks

Visit some of the world’s most impressive gold-themed attractions, from temples and museums that preside over the skylines of iconic cities to a lavish hotel made of gold which takes luxury to whole new heights, and a famous stretch of golden coastline which is a magnet for the A-list. After you’ve had your gold fix, […] The post All that glitters is gold: some of the world’s most spectacular gold landmarks appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Asia, Europe, Australia, Hotels, Russia, Colombia, Thailand, Accommodation, Attractions, Middle East, United Arab Emirates, Myanmar, South America, Eastern Europe, Oceania

Egypt’s Red Sea Riviera: 5 luxurious Somabay hotels

The sun almost always shines on the Somabay peninsula, a welcoming sub-tropical finger bathing in the warmth of the Red Sea. Even in the depths of the cold and dark European winter visitors still pick-up a tan on the shores of the Red Sea. Hurghada’s modern airport quickly sends visitors on their way on a […] The post Egypt’s Red Sea Riviera: 5 luxurious Somabay hotels appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Hotels, Africa, Accommodation, Egypt, Regions, Speciality Travel, Leisure Travel, Spas & Pampering, Red Sea Riviera, Red Sea Hurghada

1950s fire lookout tower in rural Idaho is converted into a dreamy Airbnb rental

We’ve already featured tiny house entrepreneur Kristie Wolfe‘s incredible projects, such as the Hobbit Hole in Washington and a Hawaiian treehouse, but the innovative builder has outdone herself with her latest project. Sitting high up in the tree canopy overlooking 13 acres of forested landscape in rural Idaho, Wolfe has converted a 1950s fire lookout tower into an incredibly unique Airbnb rental. Located in Fernwood, Idaho, the tower, built on a soaring 40-foot frame, was originally used as ...
Tags: Design, Washington, Hotels, Architecture, Gallery, Idaho, Airbnb, Hobbit Hole, Cabin, Wolfe, Cabin Designs, Washington Hobbit Hole, Unique Airbnb Stays, Kristie Wolfe, Crystal Peak Lookout, Airbnb North Idaho

The Black Lion, Long Melford, Suffolk – hotel review

This inn in a pretty, historic village has had a slick refurb but remains resolutely old-fashioned – in a very good wayLocals just call it Melford but in the village’s full name, Long Melford, rarely has an adjective been so apt. Its pretty high street runs for three miles, flanked by well-preserved, centuries-old houses built for wealthy cloth merchants. People have also been living here for a long time: its inclusion in the Domesday book is a relatively recent notch on a timeline that stretche...
Tags: Travel, Hotels, Weekend Breaks, Short breaks, England Holidays, United Kingdom Holidays, Suffolk Holidays, Long Melford, Black Lion Long Melford Suffolk, Melford

Weekly Roundup, Friday 15 March 2019

Stones (in both foreground and background) and sheep (everywhere) – we’ll see these in Kilmartin Glen, on our Scotland’s Highland Highlights Tour this September. Good morningWow, what a wild and crazy week this one has been, with the added dimension, for me personally but hopefully not for you, of (hopefully just) experiencing another kidney stone event.  These seem to be occurring with increasing frequency.The extraordinarily dysfunctional nature of Obamacare was driven home to me.  When it bec...
Tags: Travel, Amazon, UK, London, Obamacare, France, Scotland, Hotels, China, Africa, Miscellaneous, Cars, US, Newsletter, Tech, Tesla

Best hotel decor in the world

Move over , boring chain hotels. Hotel designers the world over are getting creative in order to lure guests, and what they’re coming up with is sure to boggle the eyes. These seven hotels feature over-the-top interior decor and a guest experience that’s sure to surprise and overwhelm the senses. 1. Crazy Bear — Beaconsfield, UK Photo: The Crazy Bear/Facebook The Crazy Bear in Beaconsfield is as extravagant as it gets. The 45 unique rooms are set in a dark, Rococo fashion, equipped with sh...
Tags: Travel, England, Hotels, Germany, Boston, Las Vegas, Helsinki, All, San Luis Obispo, Boston Massachusetts, Stuttgart Germany, San Luis Obispo California, Madonna Inn, Unique Hotels, Beaconsfield, Hardwood Suite

5 resorts perfect for a halal friendly family Summer trip

It’s crazy to think we’re already nearing the end of March. With the months flying by and Ramadhan just around the corner, before we know it the summer holidays will be here. Take it from experience, planning the summer holidays equates happy kids. It’s like scheduling your work day, like having a app for […] The post 5 resorts perfect for a halal friendly family Summer trip appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Asia, Hotels, Africa, Turkey, Accommodation, Middle East, United Arab Emirates, Resorts, Mauritius, Sri Lanka, Regions, Ramadhan

Google’s new hotel booking tool

Airbnb, Expedia, Trivago , and other travel booking sites have a new competitor. Google has recently launched a hotel booking tool, making it easier than ever to search and book hotels within your Google interface. Once users visit Google’s hotel search and choose a hotel, they are given a list of the cheapest prices offered by various travel booking websites and can book directly on Google, creating a one-stop shop for any hotel booking needs. Photo: Google Much like Google Flights, users ...
Tags: Travel, Google, Hotels, Expedia, All, New Google, Google Hotels

Top 5 funky hotels in Cape Town

Cape Town is on the must-see list of many travellers. With its buzzy cosmopolitan culture, balmy Mediterranean climate, trendy neighbourhoods and a truly remarkable history, Cape Town is one of the world’s most enchanting cities.  It’s a city that is very easy to fall in love with, and is frequently voted among the top 10 best […] The post Top 5 funky hotels in Cape Town appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Hotels, Africa, Accommodation, South Africa, Cape Town, Mediterranean, Regions

Where to Stay in Los Angeles

The second most populous city in the United States, after New York City, Los Angeles is the unofficial capital city of the West Coast. Claimed by the Spanish in 1542 but not settled until the late 18th century, Los Angeles passed into American hands just over 170 years ago and grew exponentially from then onwards.
Tags: Travel, California, Hotels, Los-angeles, United States, West Coast, New York City Los Angeles

Transparent bubble domes in China allow guests to immerse themselves in nature

For those who need a little respite from the hustle and bustle of life and who may find themselves in the Guangxi region of China, there is an entire glamping site comprised of transparent bubble domes. Created by designer ChengWei Chiang of PL Interior Design Studio, the Wow Bubbles are made of special transparent PVC material to let visitors truly immerse themselves in the idyllic landscape that surrounds the site. Located in the mountainous area of southern China bordering Vietnam, Guangxi ...
Tags: Design, Zen, Hotels, China, Gallery, Iceland, Guangxi, Bubble domes, Dome Designs, Wow Bubbles, Chiange Cheng Wei, PL Interior Design Studio, Bubble Huts, Transparent Bubble Lodgings, Bubble Hotels In China, Unique Lodging Options

Where to Stay in Naxos

Set in the middle of the sparkling Aegean Sea, Naxos is the biggest and most fertile island in the Cyclades group and is home to everything you could want out of a Greek island – beaches, history, and culture. Practically ringed with beaches – from development-backed bustling affairs in high season to pine-clad deserted beaches
Tags: Travel, Greece, Hotels, Naxos, Aegean Sea Naxos

How Hotels can Create Extraordinary Experiences with The Help of Microsoft Dynamics 365

Are you ready to unleash your Hotels potential by breaking down data silos to connect customers, products, people, and operations? Microsoft Dynamics 365 is leading the way with new AI, mixed reality Hotel solutions. For many Hotels, this will be how we start retaining new customers and build loyalty through some very detailed and informative insight. Start a new digital transformation for your Hotel Digital transformation comes when Hotels transform and create a new business model and cultur...
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These sustainable tiny cabins offer a serene escape in nature just 2 hours from NYC

For anyone looking to find some serenity surrounded by incredible nature, Gather Greene is waiting for you. Located just two hours outside of NYC in beautiful Hudson Valley, Gather Greene is a glamping retreat featuring 17 minimalist cabins. Designed by Lushna, the tiny cabins with gabled roofs and large glazed “picture walls” were designed to let guests immerse themselves in the idyllic surroundings. The distinctive wooden eco-cabins are part of Lushna’s Petite Reflect collection. Located dee...
Tags: Design, Hotels, Architecture, Gallery, Tiny Homes, Tiny House, Cabin Design, Hudson Valley, Greene, Lushna, Glamping Cabins, Off Grid Cabins, Tiny Cabins, Sustainable Cabins, Eco Cabins, Sustainable Glamping

8 Best Places to Stay in Cordoba, Spain

Cordoba was once the capital of the eponymous Cordoba Caliphate, which was established by the Moorish rulers and applied to southern Spain. It became a center for learning and religious worship, evidenced by the gargantuan former mosque – now a cathedral – just north of the Guadalquivir river. But the Andalusian city of Cordoba goes
Tags: Travel, Hotels, Spain, Cordoba, Cordoba Spain, Guadalquivir, Cordoba Caliphate

8 Best Places to Stay in Granada, Spain

Granada is the place to come if you want to see what remains of the Moorish occupation of the Iberian peninsula. This city, capital of Granada province located in the region of Andalusia, saw the fall of the Moors in 1492, following over seven centuries of Muslim rule in Spain. Two grand palaces – the
Tags: Travel, Hotels, Spain, Granada, Andalusia, Granada Spain, Granada province

Ethical elephant tourism in Cambodia

As tourist numbers grow in Cambodia the number of elephant ‘sanctuaries’ is also on the increase. Understandably, people want to experience these majestic creatures in their natural habitat but as their numbers reduce this is becoming more and more difficult. The death of an elephant that was being used to offer tourists the ‘once-in-a-lifetime’ opportunity […] The post Ethical elephant tourism in Cambodia appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Asia, Hotels, Accommodation, Attractions, Cambodia, Regions, Going Out

Top 5 Latin American hotels for luxury spa retreats

Blessed with an abundance of luxury hotels in regions of astounding natural beauty, Latin America offers much for the discerning traveller seeking to switch off from the pressures of quotidian life. With wellness escapes and innovative spa treatments becoming an increasingly valuable element of a luxury travel experience, the natural bounty of Latin America’s unique […] The post Top 5 Latin American hotels for luxury spa retreats appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Hotels, Colombia, Accommodation, Chile, Brazil, Argentina, South America, Costa Rica, Central America, Latin America, Regions, Speciality Travel, Spas & Pampering