Ever since Michael Jackson took shelter in Dubai, it seems as if the city’s hospitality industry has been racing to become an international Neverland Ranch, with wacky multi-million- and billion-dollar projects such as palm-shaped island resorts, festival cities … even a marine world. Plans for the $500-million Hydropolis Undersea Resort in Dubai, however, have stalled. […]
Bath Junkie lets attendees personalize take-away gifts wtih signature colors and scents.
According to a recent TripAdvisor survey, 34 percent of business travelers look for luxurious bed and bath amenities. At the Hilton Daytona Beach Ocean Walk Village, guests are greeted with a towel “basket” filled with traditional amenities such as conditioner and soap, commonly confiscated-at-the-airport items such as shaving cream and toothpaste, and luxurious spa products […]
Oceania Cruises has unveiled what it calls “the ultimate in supreme dining experiences” featuring Versace china, Christofle silver and Riedel crystal. “Fine dining is more than sitting down to eat a good meal, it’s an experience that encompasses many different elements that combine to make every meal a truly memorable occasion,” says Frank Del Rio, […]
Carlson Companies’ Regent Hotels and Radisson Seven Seas Cruises merged under the global Regent banner, and re-branded itself as Regent Seven Seas Cruises.
Host Marriott Corp. acquired 38 luxury and upscale hotels from Starwood Hotels and Resorts Inc., which Starwood will continue to operate for up to 40 years. Meanwhile, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide acquired 130 Le Meridien hotels and resorts in 56 countries, significantly increasing the company’s presence in Europe, Africa, Asia Pacific and the Middle […]