Articles tagged “waldorf astoria”

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Waldorf Astoria’s Union Workers to Receive Generous Severance

Waldorf Astoria’s Union Workers to Receive Generous Severance

Associated Press

File this under "why a good union job isn't a bad idea at all."

3 years ago

U.S. Diplomats Won’t Stay at Chinese-Owned Waldorf Astoria NY

U.S. Diplomats Won’t Stay at Chinese-Owned Waldorf Astoria NY

Terry Atlas and Indira A.R. Lakshmanan, Bloomberg

The writing was on the wall -- and who knows what would be placed within the walls -- as soon as Hilton Worldwide sold the iconic Waldorf Astoria New York to a Chinese firm. On the other hand, the U.S. government's reputation isn't pure when it comes to eavesdropping either.

3 years ago

Chinese Ownership of New York’s Waldorf Raises Espionage Concerns

Chinese Ownership of New York’s Waldorf Raises Espionage Concerns

David McLaughlin and Sangwon Yoon, Bloomberg

The concern isn't that espionage will happen, just that the wrong people will be doing the espionage.

4 years ago

Thanks to Waldorf Property Sale, Hilton Has Nearly $2 Billion to Spend

Thanks to Waldorf Property Sale, Hilton Has Nearly $2 Billion to Spend

Nadja Brandt , Bloomberg

We're still not sold on the wisdom of asset light, despite the cash it clears up.

4 years ago

Waldorf Astoria NY Sale to Chinese Firm Leads to U.S. Security Review

Waldorf Astoria NY Sale to Chinese Firm Leads to U.S. Security Review

Matthew Lee , Associated Press

Although it isn't widely known, the Waldorf Astoria New York has a high-profile tenant -- the U.S. ambassador to the UN. And Hilton Worldwide's sale of the property to an insurance firm from China, which has been known to engage in high-tech spying (as has the U.S.) has raised security concerns about the transaction.

4 years ago

Waldorf Astoria Purchase Is China’s Largest Investment in U.S. Real Estate

Waldorf Astoria Purchase Is China’s Largest Investment in U.S. Real Estate

David M. Levitt, Bloomberg

If your purchase can be described as "the most ever spent" then you most certainly spent too much. Hilton's shareholders should be pleased with this sale.

4 years ago

Waldorf Astoria Hotels Gets Experiential With Ferrari Driving Tours

Waldorf Astoria Hotels Gets Experiential With Ferrari Driving Tours

Dennis Schaal, Skift

Waldorf Astoria's souped-up driving experiences combine everything from the celebrity and local to experiential trends in travel. The only thing missing is a Maserati Quattroporte and some Pellegrino.

4 years ago

Design Plans Unveiled for Much-Anticipated Beverly Hills Waldorf Astoria

Design Plans Unveiled for Much-Anticipated Beverly Hills Waldorf Astoria

Roger Vincent, Los Angeles Times

The first Waldorf Astoria west of Chicago will be more of an experience than a place to stay, which is exactly what the multiple partners working on the project aim for after years of planning and delay.

5 years ago

Hilton Considers Selling Stake in New York’s Waldorf Astoria Hotel

Hilton Considers Selling Stake in New York’s Waldorf Astoria Hotel

Nadja Brandt, Bloomberg

The property is outdated in comparison to today's design hotels that offer luxurious environments and digital tools. If Hilton decides to sells, the property will likely be picked up by one of several global wealth funds bullish on trophy U.S. properties.

5 years ago

As Waldorf Jerusalem opens, challenges of hotel investment in Israel remain

As Waldorf Jerusalem opens, challenges of hotel investment in Israel remain

Calev Ben-David, Bloomberg

6 years ago