“Stunning Photos Capture One Man’s 40-Day Trip Across New Zealand”

Wow – good stuff. As if I didn’t want to visit NZ badly enough already…

Florian Wenzel New Zealand Travel Photography

German photographer Florian Wenzel recently spent 40 days traveling through New Zealand, taking in its gorgeous landscape. Wenzel not only returned home with unforgettable memories, but a set of breathtaking photographs that demonstrate why New Zealand is a photographer’s paradise. Continue reading ““Stunning Photos Capture One Man’s 40-Day Trip Across New Zealand””

Step Inside London’s Most Stylish New Hotel

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”

New Hotel Industry Program to Offer Debt-Free College Degrees to Employees

More industries need to do this … build your future workforce.

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”

“A billionaire just launched a company to sell hotel reservations in space — and outdo #NASA with a ‘monster’ space station”

The ultimate #travel destination? 🙂

An illustration of two inflatable Bigelow Aerospace B330 space hotels linked together. Facebook/Bigelow Aerospace

Robert Bigelow, who made his billions from the hotel chain Budget Suites of America, has officially launched a new spaceflight company called Bigelow Space Operations (BSO). Continue reading ““A billionaire just launched a company to sell hotel reservations in space — and outdo #NASA with a ‘monster’ space station””