Articles tagged “art”

Can Bangkok Become an Arts Destination?

Can Bangkok Become an Arts Destination?

Randy Thanthong-Knight, Bloomberg

Art typically has to be highly interactive and publicly displayed to become the main driver in why people book a trip. Bangkok is starting to use that playbook as it seeks to build a reputation as an artsy city.

4 months ago

New York’s Met Museum Breaks Visitor Record With Costume Exhibit

New York’s Met Museum Breaks Visitor Record With Costume Exhibit

James Tarmy, Bloomberg

Hopefully other major museums can learn from the Met's success here. Its upcoming exhibit on camp, framed around a Susan Sontag essay, might resonate with a whole new crop of visitors.

4 months ago

Hotel Art Becomes Integral to the Guest Experience

Hotel Art Becomes Integral to the Guest Experience

Patrick Whyte, Skift

Collecting eye-catching pieces of artwork is one way to set yourself apart from the competition.

6 months ago

High-End Hotels Can Use Art for the Bottom Line’s Sake

High-End Hotels Can Use Art for the Bottom Line’s Sake

Laura Powell, Skift

In this Instagram era, a hotel art collection can be framed as an insta-marketing tool. We talked with several art curators about how luxury hotels can use art as a platform for branding and creating local buzz.

6 months ago

Banksy-Designed West Bank Hotel Shows Art Meeting Politics

Banksy-Designed West Bank Hotel Shows Art Meeting Politics

Nebi Qena, Associated Press

Banksy has become one of the most fascinating artists-slash-tourist-magnets in modern times. If this property indeed operates like a typical hotel, we expect demand will push rates far above $30 a night.

2 years ago