It would be easy to blame the Olympics (let's do that no matter what), but it's mainly the fault of people who can't think creatively within minor restraints in order to create something better.
The speed at which destinations are moving at in order to keep up with the rapid growth in air travel in the region makes problems like this an inevitable result.
Smart politics and smart planning combine for a rare smart decision (where these two matters are concerned, that is).
This is one to watch more than thrice.
Hotels, airlines and airports who aren’t trying to simplify their guest experience are now in the minority, but more importantly the simplification of their designs better reflects how guests actually travel and behave on trips today.
If you can't come up with a good idea, just build something huge and cross your fingers.
HEL is working hard to become a traveller's heaven. It won't be the largest airport in the world, but it's certainly going to be one of a kind.
Foster is a corporate darling and Romero is a favored son. When it comes to execution on the ambitious plans, this could go either way.
With only four hotels, The James brand has earned a disproportionate amount of street cred in the hospitality industry for its "warm modernism" and community partnerships with local cultural organizations.