Articles tagged “ace hotel”

New York City Finally Has a Batch of Innovative New Hotels

New York City Finally Has a Batch of Innovative New Hotels

Nikki Ekstein, Bloomberg

Developers in New York City are moving beyond the bland, boxy hotel with new properties. But even those that promise a reasonable price at the outset are seeing room rates leap, potentially alienating some key customers.

6 months ago

Ace Hotels Is Entering the Luxury Space With New Project

Ace Hotels Is Entering the Luxury Space With New Project

Deanna Ting, Skift

It will certainly be interesting to see how Ace approaches both luxury and micro-hotels starting in the next few months.

1 year ago

Breaking Away From the Boutique Hotel Hype Formula

Breaking Away From the Boutique Hotel Hype Formula

Colin Nagy, Skift

To avoid the sugar high and then the inevitable crash when launching a new property, brands need to adopt a mindset of reciprocity and be a participant, and not a drain on the artistic ecosystem of a city.

2 years ago

Ace Hotels’ New Sister City Brand, Explained

Ace Hotels’ New Sister City Brand, Explained

Deanna Ting, Skift

Details are scant about Ace Hotels' new sister brand. But if Ace Hotels' track record is any proof, perhaps this could be a hit. But the bigger question is how do you balance travelers' desires for more local experiences versus feeling like they can escape the city they're in?

2 years ago

Hospitality and Retail Join Forces But It Shouldn’t Be Forced

Hospitality and Retail Join Forces But It Shouldn’t Be Forced

Colin Nagy, Skift

In the rush to smash together retail and hotels, brands have to focus on doing this with a lot of care and intention. Sometimes a brand just isn't that important.

2 years ago

How Boutique Hotels Changed the Way We Design Hotels

How Boutique Hotels Changed the Way We Design Hotels

Deanna Ting, Skift

Design was just one ingredient, albeit an essential one, for creating a boutique hotel both then and now.

2 years ago

What It Was Like to Work With Ace Hotels Co-Founder Alex Calderwood

What It Was Like to Work With Ace Hotels Co-Founder Alex Calderwood

Deanna Ting and Greg Oates, Skift

It’s hard to imagine Ace Hotels becoming what it is today without the visionary drive of its late co-founder, Alex Calderwood.

2 years ago

Ace Hotel’s President Talks About the Business of Boutique

Ace Hotel’s President Talks About the Business of Boutique

Samantha Shankman, Skift

Ace Hotel remains a true boutique brand in a time when every major corporation is trying to recreate the pull of their brand name, unique guest experience, and community integration.

5 years ago

Behind Ace Hotel’s Development of Its First Luxury Property

Behind Ace Hotel’s Development of Its First Luxury Property

Greg Oates, Skift

The American Trade Hotel in Panama City mixes the Ace group's penchant for local craft and community with a new brand's fresh take on global urban luxury.

5 years ago

Ace Hotel Shoreditch Anchors London’s New Tech City UK

Ace Hotel Shoreditch Anchors London’s New Tech City UK

Greg Oates, Skift

A growing urban trend combining creative post-industrial neighborhoods, high-tech "Innovation Districts," and trendy tourism infrastructure is fully realized in London with the opening of Ace Hotel's first international property.

5 years ago

The 17 Most Influential People in Travel of 2013

The 17 Most Influential People in Travel of 2013

Skift Staff, Skift

We like it when these people make headlines.

6 years ago

How Alex Calderwood’s Ace Hotel Changed the Way We Travel

How Alex Calderwood’s Ace Hotel Changed the Way We Travel

Greg Oates, Skift

Alex Calderwood grew Ace Hotel into a global phenomenon by first understanding the emerging Gen X market in Seattle during the 1990s.

6 years ago