Articles tagged “waldorf astoria”

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Luxury Hotel Development Leans More on Having Condos in the Mix

When in doubt, condo it out: Investors sleep a little easier knowing there's a more reliable income stream like high-end housing attached to a hotel project.

Luxury Hotel Development Leans More on Having Condos in the Mix

Coronavirus

Why Hilton and Other Hotels May Not Like This Joe Biden Tax Proposal

The so-called 1031 exchanges are tax deferrals on profitable real estate that, at face value, seem like a no-brainer to repeal and generate revenue. But the coronavirus pandemic's negative impact on hotel building values should cause Washington to reconsider eliminating the provision.

Why Hilton and Other Hotels May Not Like This Joe Biden Tax Proposal
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How Hilton’s Luxury Brands Are Evolving Their Strategies to Prioritize Food and Beverage-Driven Experiences

Seeking out unique food and beverage experiences while traveling is one trend that has proven to be here to stay — but the focus has shifted from high-end dining to dining that is much more inclusive and democratic. By looking at Hilton Luxury Group’s approach to its food and beverage program, one can witness this change in consumer preference.

How Hilton’s Luxury Brands Are Evolving Their Strategies to Prioritize Food and Beverage-Driven Experiences

Hotels

Admiralty Arch Owner Seeks New Funding For London Luxury Hotel Project

It sounds like the project is still on track but sensitive builds like this can sometimes take longer and cost more than originally expected.

Admiralty Arch Owner Seeks New Funding For London Luxury Hotel Project

Hotels

Luxury Hotels in China Pledge to Clean Up Their Acts After Social Media Outcry

Hidden-camera videos of housekeepers acting badly at Chinese luxury hotels pop up from time to time. But a new video that's gone viral on social media shows workers using the same sponges to clean cups and sinks. Brands need to take more active precautions.

Luxury Hotels in China Pledge to Clean Up Their Acts After Social Media Outcry

Hotels

Anbang Spiffs Up Waldorf Astoria to Reopen It in 2021

As Anbang's financial struggles continue, its best bet remains getting the Waldorf Astoria modernized and open for business. As the renovations drag on, though, one has to wonder if Hilton will simply open a new property in New York City.

Anbang Spiffs Up Waldorf Astoria to Reopen It in 2021

Hotels

The Newest Hotels in Los Angeles Are Redefining Luxury Travel

Los Angeles has no dearth of new luxury hotels, and its latest additions are raising the bar when it comes to how travelers can take in the city.

The Newest Hotels in Los Angeles Are Redefining Luxury Travel

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Waldorf Astoria Hotel Will Get Fewer Condos Than Anbang Originally Planned

Given Anbang's current financial woes and an influx of luxury condos flooding the New York City market, it's probably a good idea to go with fewer condos and more hotel rooms in Anbang's makeover of the iconic Waldorf Astoria.

Waldorf Astoria Hotel Will Get Fewer Condos Than Anbang Originally Planned

Hotels

Hilton Claims Anbang Financial Woes Won’t Impact Management of Waldorf Astoria

While Hilton has emphasized that Anbang's financial woes won't impact its long-term management contract at the original Waldorf Astoria hotel in New York, we can only imagine the sighs of relief Starwood employees must be issuing, knowing Anbang could have been their new owner instead of Marriott.

Hilton Claims Anbang Financial Woes Won’t Impact Management of Waldorf Astoria

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Blackstone Has Its Eye on Hotel Assets It Sold to Anbang

Blackstone has its eyes on the assets it sold, and knows it can now get them at a fraction of the cost if it wants them. Not a bad position to be in.

Blackstone Has Its Eye on Hotel Assets It Sold to Anbang