Opening to the public on May 2, L’oscar, the latest hotel project of French interior designer Jacques Garcia, gives a first look to AD. Well known for his interiors of the Hôtel Costes in Paris, La Mamounia in Marrakesh, Morocco, and the Hotel Danieli in Venice, Garcia is now putting the finishing touches on L’oscar, a new 5-star, 39–guest room hotel in the heart of London. Continue reading “Step Inside London’s Most Stylish New Hotel”
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The American Hotel and Lodging Association (AHLA) and its foundation arm, the American Hotel & Lodging Educational Foundation (AHLEF), have debuted a pilot program to offer higher education pathways to the hospitality workforce at little or no cost to the employee, made possible through a partnership with Pearson. Eligible employees of 10 participating hotel companies across 1,500 properties will be able to complete a free associate degree and a low-cost bachelor’s degree. Continue reading “New Hotel Industry Program to Offer Debt-Free College Degrees to Employees”
Tourists in Australia can sleep in comfort – vegan comfort that is – as the very first completely vegan hotel is opening next month. Matthew Kenney, a top U.S. restaurateur and plant-based pioneer, is the man responsible for opening Alibi at Ovolo in Woolloomooloo, Sydney, next month. Continue reading “Australia’s First Vegan Hotel to Open Next Month”
No doubt you’ve seen stories of robots delivering room service at hotels – that’s becoming more commonplace across properties. But a brand new Sheraton Hotel is now expanding duties for a fleet of oversized bots – they can now deliver guest luggage to rooms all by themselves. Continue reading “Robots Take Over Luggage Duties at New Hotel”
Disney Parks revealed quite a bit of new information yesterday as part of D23 Expo Japan, but probably the most tantalizing topic was that brand new Star Wars-themed hotel being built at Walt Disney World in Florida. We learned previously that Disney was crafting a Star Wars resort, offering a Westworld-like experience in which guests are given new identities and tasks once they arrive at the hotel. Continue reading “More Details Arise for That ‘Star Wars’-Themed Hotel at Walt Disney World”