Articles tagged “redesign”

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Renovations are the hot new investment in Miami Beach hotel scene

Renovations are the hot new investment in Miami Beach hotel scene

There’s no room for new hotels in Miami, but that won’t stop hoteliers from seizing the opportunity to make a profit off a recent boom in tourism. These hotel facelifts will continue to drive room rates in the city.

7 years ago

British Airways’ aircraft grows a ‘stache to support prostate cancer charity

British Airways’ aircraft grows a ‘stache to support prostate cancer charity

Oliver Smith, The Telegraph

There’s more to the mustache than usual aircraft livery design and BA hopes its ingenious touch will prompt fliers to donate to a cause that affected the airline’s own former CEO.

7 years ago

Finnair partners with Marimekko for livery and logo redesign

Finnair partners with Marimekko for livery and logo redesign

The unique floral design is refreshing for an airline and the new tableware adds a bright touch to the usually drab interior of aircraft.

7 years ago

EasyJet launches U.S. website filled with Britishisms

Dennis Schaal, Skift

It's great that EasyJet is reaching out to folks in the U.S. with a dedicated U.S. website, but the lingo doesn't translate.

7 years ago

Red Roof Inn’s $120-million redesign is paying off with rise in bookings

Red Roof Inn’s $120-million redesign is paying off with rise in bookings

Hugo Martin, Los Angeles Times

It turns out someone is actually reading and listening to everything written on those hotel comment cards. Red Roof Inn based its redesign off guest comments to offer cleaner, updated rooms.

7 years ago

Chicago O’Hare Airport unveils redesign plans for international Terminal 5

Samantha Shankman, Skift

The sleek design looks like Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport, but the smart development does more than look pretty and will drive likely drive revenue with long operating hours and more post-security shops.

7 years ago

Best Western readies to integrate extended-stay rooms in new properties

Best Western readies to integrate extended-stay rooms in new properties

BWI is a little late to the party, but a wise move nonetheless as extended-stay properties steadily perform better than the rest of the industry.

7 years ago

Hoteliers are spending a ton of money to improve their properties this year

Hoteliers are spending a ton of money to improve their properties this year

Increased occupancy and room rates are providing hotels the extra cash needed to finally update rooms, lobbies, and amenities that haven’t been touched since 2007 in an effort to save money.

7 years ago

Nobody’s too cool for school at these five redesigned high-end hotels

They have everything a well-done theme hotel should: a bit of history, a lot of design, thought-out amenities, and the opportunity to pretend you’re someone or somewhere outside your reality.

7 years ago

SkiftDesign: Luxury hotels add local flavor in recent redesigns

SkiftDesign: Luxury hotels add local flavor in recent redesigns

The Ritz-Carlton may have won loyal guests with their consistent clean designs, but will need to add a touch of local culture to cater to guests more excited about the destination than the hotel brand.

7 years ago

Yelp redesigns its homepage to show more of your friends’ reviews

Yelp may have pushed up the announcement of the redesign that will be rolling out over the next few weeks in response to their stock’s 5% drop due to Google's acquisition of Frommer's on Monday.

7 years ago

Wyndham Vacation Rentals launches new site and starts to rebrand

The new Wyndham Vacation Rentals site offers some modern, e-commerce pizazz. The rebranding to a more widely known brand makes sense, too.

8 years ago