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Rosewood Hotels Aims to Double Luxury Footprint This Decade

Rosewood practices arbitrage, luxury-hotel style. The company seems to believe that the three most important words in hospitality real estate are experience, experience, and experience.

Rosewood Hotels Aims to Double Luxury Footprint This Decade

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Marriott’s Edition Hotels Face Challenge of Scaling Up Uniqueness

Replicating a lifestyle hotel brand worldwide is a bit like walking on a tightrope blindfolded. Only the skilled survive. Marriott's Edition is up to the challenge, according to the brand's boss. Expect an acrobatic 2023.

Marriott’s Edition Hotels Face Challenge of Scaling Up Uniqueness

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Don’t Call Milan’s Newest Luxury Hotel a Ferragamo Brand Extension

The conventional wisdom is that it's an easy win for fashion brands to create explicit brand extensions with luxury hotels. But that's wrong, according to the Ferragamo family's hotel group. The debate is fascinating.

Don’t Call Milan’s Newest Luxury Hotel a Ferragamo Brand Extension

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Hotel Green Efforts Are Hitting Right Message for Social Media Users

Can you go wrong with imagery of animals or nature and heartwarming messages? Not if you're a hotel sharing your sustainability efforts via social media. That's what The Datai Langkawi, Fairmont, and Banyan Tree have found.

Hotel Green Efforts Are Hitting Right Message for Social Media Users

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BET Co-Founder Expands Hotel Brand Salamander in Pursuit of the New Luxury

Entrepreneur Sheila Johnson has been steadily expanding her luxury hotel empire. Some call her business, which has lately generated buzz, an overnight success that's been 17 years in the making.

BET Co-Founder Expands Hotel Brand Salamander in Pursuit of the New Luxury

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Four Seasons Names New CEO Alejandro Reynal in Push to Be More Data Savvy

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts said on Monday it had appointed Alejandro Reynal CEO and president as the luxury hotel management company seeks to improve its use of data to enhance performance. Reynal most recently was president and CEO of Apple Leisure Group, a resort company Hyatt acquired in the past year. But intriguingly he…

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Montage and Pendry Hotels Pick Up the Pace in Luxury and Lifestyle

The battle is often not won by the strongest but by the most focused. There are only 14 Montage and Pendry hotels to date. Yet less can be more for quality control.

Montage and Pendry Hotels Pick Up the Pace in Luxury and Lifestyle

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Strong Dollar May Be Headwind for U.S. Luxury Hotels

The U.S. dollar has appreciated relative to major currencies such as the euro, pound, and yen, and that dynamic has been changing travel patterns. American tourists enjoy enhanced buying power in Europe and Japan, while many foreign visitors find the U.S. off-puttingly expensive. Look at U.S. government data to see the pattern. September data from…

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The Hotel Dog Masseuse Who Relaxes the Animals — and the Guests

Dog-friendly amenities might just be the new trend now that so many people adopted puppies during the pandemic. Read on to hear from Tammy Beachy, certified dog massage therapist at Kona Kai Resort & Spa who spends her days on the beach giving pets high-class massages.

The Hotel Dog Masseuse Who Relaxes the Animals — and the Guests

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Jumeirah CEO Steps Down, Thomas Meier Named Interim CEO

Jumeirah Group CEO José Silva said in a company email he would step down. Thomas Meier, named chief operating officer last year, will be interim CEO, as Hotelier Middle East first reported on Thursday. For five years, Silva led the Dubai-based hotel group, championing a scale up worldwide. Silva also led a refresh of the…