Articles tagged “small luxury hotels”

Singapore’s Iconic Raffles Hotel Reopens After Extensive Renovation

Singapore’s Iconic Raffles Hotel Reopens After Extensive Renovation

Joanna Ossinger, Bloomberg

Renovations are tricky. How to balance the best of the old with the best of the new? An intensive redo by Accor has brought Singapore's famous 132-year-old Raffles Hotel into our modern era, according to this report.

4 weeks ago

More U.S. Snowbirds Are Favoring Resorts Over Timeshares

More U.S. Snowbirds Are Favoring Resorts Over Timeshares

Sarah Firshein, Bloomberg

Forget the timeshare condo. There’s a new, cold-weather version of “summering” abroad, if you have the money: Five-star resort properties that are close to the equator.

9 months ago

Small Luxury Hotels of the World Appoints New CEO

Small Luxury Hotels of the World Appoints New CEO

Deanna Ting, Skift

As the big hotel companies increase their focus on soft brand collections, it'll become even tougher for collections like Small Luxury Hotels of the World, Relais & Châteaux, and Leading Hotels of the World to compete. Ferret has some stiff competition to battle in the coming years.

1 year ago

Grand Hotels Are Getting Long-Overdue Attention From Developers

Grand Hotels Are Getting Long-Overdue Attention From Developers

Alyson Krueger, Bloomberg

Guess what? Travel's favorite buzzword du jour, "authentic," can apply to Grand Hotels, and developers are taking advantage.

2 years ago

Small Luxury Hotels CEO: Soft Brands Aren’t Hurting Our Business

Small Luxury Hotels CEO: Soft Brands Aren’t Hurting Our Business

Deanna Ting, Skift

There's nothing better than a travel CEO, like Filip Boyen of Small Luxury Hotels of the World, who isn't afraid to speak his mind.

2 years ago

Marriott and AccorHotels Mega Merger Activity Created Luxury Powerhouses

Marriott and AccorHotels Mega Merger Activity Created Luxury Powerhouses

Deanna Ting, Skift

Perhaps being bigger isn't always better, at least when it comes to luxury hotels. When you're bigger, the challenges can be, too.

2 years ago