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Web Exclusive: Design Experts Talk The Evolution Of Hotel Amenities

COVID has completely changed the hotel experience with new safety and sanitation protocols, but it has also changed how guests access amenities and even dictated what amenities are available during a hotel stay. Social distancing, capacity restrictions and vaccination requirements all come into play, noted Shay Lam, Managing Director, Studio Creative Director, TPG Architecture, adding […]

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Where to Find the Best Hotel Amenities in Philadelphia

guides From places with the best entertainment for children to overnight stays that will totally spoil your dog. Get our weekly picks of what to do this weekend and the latest in Philadelphia’s arts and entertainment scene. Aqua Vida teaches SUP yoga classes in the pool at StayAKA University City, home to some of the […]

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Access hotel amenities without staying overnight

ResortPass offers the ultimate “daycation” for guests. Omni Hotels Have you ever wished for the benefits of a relaxing vacation without having to book an overnight stay at a resort or hotel? Resort Pass was created to provide locals and travelers with daytime access to hotels and resorts for use of the pool, spa, fitness […]

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Expert Voice: When It Comes To Hotel Amenities, Planning Is Key

Whether it’s an inviting F&B offering, children’s programming, or a spotlight on health and fitness, how hotels respond to changing guest needs will determine its profitability. At TOPHOTELWORLDTOUR Barcelona held at the AC Hotel Barcelona Forum on June 27, esteemed panelists agreed that planning ahead in this regard produces a good return on investment, highlighting […]

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9 underrated hotel amenities that will make you feel at home when traveling

Traveling half the year can be quite exhausting. The constant unpacking and repacking, long hours at the airport and on planes, all the time spent planning the trip and exploring once there can start to hurt me if I have long stretches of back-to-back travel . . But there are a few underrated hotel amenities […]

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The Best Hotels and Hotel Amenities of 2019 in the United States

A quick look at travel expenses from your last trip will likely reveal that one of the biggest items is accommodation. A hotel is usually a travel necessity, but it’s also so much more than just a place to store your luggage, shower, and catch some ZZZs. Hotels across the country compete for travel dollars […]

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What customers use and what they don’t — Quartz

Just like airlines that have removed free checked bags and seat selection, some hotels are in the process of unbundling. The rise of affordable luxury means that hotel amenities that were once strictly– think turndown service and chocolate on the pillow – give way to a range of newer, lighter offerings that more accurately reflect […]

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3 new services that offer hotel amenities to non-hotel travelers

Home-sharing services like Airbnb can save you a lot of money. But the most thrifty tend to forgo common hotel amenities like fitness centers, spas, pools and room service. Now, of course, there’s an app for that. Make apps plural, including the following news that offers non-hotel guests access to hotel services. At the beach […]

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The best new hotel amenities, from Teslas to in-room wine dispensers

A woman admires Seattle with a morning cup of coffee, courtesy of the hotel’s cafe concierge. The phrase “hotel amenities” used to mean that you had a hair dryer in your room and, if you were really lucky, cable TV. But as travel has exploded and hotels are getting nicer, competition for business travelers means […]

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DC’s quirkiest hotel amenities, from common dog to secret rooms

Living life, hotel style, can be exhilarating with dizzying views, fluffy bathrobes and little soaps worth snatching up. In Washington, DC, some hotels go even further, offering jaw-dropping amenities not seen anywhere else, and probably for good reason, too. Below, Curbed DC has listed in no particular order some of the weirdest amenities found in […]

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The evolution of hotel equipment

Isabelle Larocque, CPSM, director of product development and design for Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts has seen “a significant shift in guest preferences” during her 11 years in office. “Ten years ago, commodities were a simple commodity. Our guests now expect to be wowed by hotel amenities. They want to connect with brands they know, […]

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Toiletries, hangers among vanishing perks

If you’ve recently stayed at a hotel, you’ve probably noticed that your room is missing something. For me it was the bathroom doors. “Not all hotel rooms are created equal,” says Sara Fahy, vice president of Resonance, a company that advises real estate and resort developers. In fact, the hotel’s amenities and services are so […]

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How to make the most of free hotel services

Forget the paid room service, spa treatments, and other amenities available at most high-end hotels — these properties have plenty of free amenities that many guests don’t take advantage of and may not even be aware of. , said Lisa Holladay, global brand leader for the Ritz Carlton, Saint Regis and Bulgari hotels. “You spend […]

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In 2017, you are likely to get hotel services with your condo

Although most of 2017’s top new releases aren’t announced until spring, exciting projects are indeed springing up all over the world. And experts are already seeing some trends for the new year. For international buyers looking for new projects in 2017, a building’s services will be paramount, said Naomi Minegishi, head of U.S. and international […]

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7 of the World’s Most Amazing Hotel Amenities | On the way

Besides location, one of the most important factors travelers consider when choosing a hotel is its amenities. The modern globetrotter expects more than a free bottle of water and a decent swimming pool. And properties around the world are taking notice, going above and beyond to provide the most lavish amenities. From golden iPads to […]

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Hotel Amenities – Ten of the World’s Craziest Hotel Amenities

Do you remember the days when you would go on vacation and settle for a clean room, ready towels and turndown service that left a mint on the pillow? Times have changed, folks, and these days, high-end hotels are breaking the pack by offering luxury extras that Robin Leach will pocket in the toiletries shelf. […]

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10 Incredible Free Hotel Amenities

Of course, you used the standard hotel amenities that clutter the bathroom counter and dot the monogrammed pillows in your room. But these days, miniature toiletries and outdated mints won’t suffice for the pleasure-seeking traveler. Ten properties across the country are taking their guest services to the next level, enticing visitors with everything from a […]

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Extravagant Hotel Amenities | Conde Nast Traveler

The Palm Terrace Guesthouse in Musha Cay, a private island in the southern Bahamas developed by David Copperfield, features a Gilligan’s Island themed kids room with twin beds; a 1960s television showing episodes of the series; photographs of its set; signed letters of its distribution; and the wheel of the rental boat SS minnow, recovered […]