Articles tagged “st. regis”

Hotels

Luxury Hotels Walk a Fine Line When Trying to Grow With More Non-Hotel Concepts

Hotel companies venturing into broader hospitality concepts isn't a new trend, but the rapid growth seen over the last decade is a warning sign to not go overboard. Exclusivity is what makes some of these brands appealing in the first place.

Luxury Hotels Walk a Fine Line When Trying to Grow With More Non-Hotel Concepts

Hotels

Marriott Sells St. Regis New York to Qatar for $310 Million

Yet another trophy asset for the Qatar Investment Authority, which is making good its plans to take direct stakes in companies and assets in North America and Asia.

Marriott Sells St. Regis New York to Qatar for $310 Million

Hotels

Material Matters at The St. Regis: Covering the Job of Hotel Upholsterer

Whether it's hanging on the walls or blanketing chairs and sofas, fabric plays a starring role at The St. Regis New York. That's why the hotel employs a full-time upholsterer, who is constantly canvassing the premises to keep material in tip-top shape.

Material Matters at The St. Regis: Covering the Job of Hotel Upholsterer

Business Travel

The Story Behind the Color Choices of Luxury Hotel Logos

When it comes to designing logos, luxury brands are generally risk-averse. That's even the case in the hospitality industry, where brands are always trying to promote their singularity. The names may change, but the colors stay the same.

The Story Behind the Color Choices of Luxury Hotel Logos

Tourism

Central Asia’s New Silk Road Offers Vast Tourism Potential

Uzbekistan, Azerbaijan, and Kazakhstan meet chicken-and-egg. An effort to revive the old Silk Road could mean huge tourism potential for those countries whose economies for so long were dependent on natural resources, especially as outbound Chinese travel grows. But how projects and the timing line up will play a huge role.

Central Asia’s New Silk Road Offers Vast Tourism Potential

Hotels

Hammock Floors Are the Latest ‘It’ Thing at Luxury Resorts Around the World

Excuse us while we daydream about taking a nap on a hammock floor.

Hammock Floors Are the Latest ‘It’ Thing at Luxury Resorts Around the World

Hotels

A Roundup of the Oddest Hotel Jobs in the World

This list is a testament to the wide-ranging job opportunities you can find in the hospitality industry. (Also, how do I learn how to become a dog masseuse?)

A Roundup of the Oddest Hotel Jobs in the World

Hotels

Travelers Wanting a Break From Reality Flock to Private Island Resorts

Given the tumultuous year we've all had, collectively, a private island vacation doesn't sound like a bad idea. It's proof that travel that removes you from the day-to-day, and even disconnects you, has its place, too. Now, if only we all just had the bank accounts to be able to afford this.

Travelers Wanting a Break From Reality Flock to Private Island Resorts

Hotels

Qatar Reportedly in Talks to Buy Starwood’s St. Regis Hotels in New York and San Francisco

Selling off two of its most prized and iconic properties will help Starwood in its asset-light pursuit as it prepares to merge with Marriott by mid-year.

Qatar Reportedly in Talks to Buy Starwood’s St. Regis Hotels in New York and San Francisco

Hotels

NYC’s St. Regis May Be on the Block As Starwood Unloads Assets

This is a good time to go asset-light as Starwood is finding out as it tries to sell the St. Regis in New York and other landmark properties in the run-up to the Marriott takeover.

NYC’s St. Regis May Be on the Block As Starwood Unloads Assets