Hotel rooms

This first-class airport lounge has its own “hotel rooms”

Business travelers spend a lot of time in airport lounges and airport hotels – but what about an airport lounge with its own hotel rooms? This is one of the unique traits of Swiss flagship first-class lounge in Zurich Hall E of the airport. Of course, the living room itself is very impressive in itself, […]

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Hotel restaurants brace for a rebound

Double the work problems While the hospitality dynamic has the potential to increase revenue at all levels, it also increases the number of employee positions; if one side is understaffed, it often affects the other. And in a time when labor shortages have eclipsed nearly every other business concern, maintaining a full workforce is no […]

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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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Despite food shortages and reduced staff, San Antonio hotel restaurants continued to cook through Snowmageddon

With San Antonio on ice for the past few days, many independent restaurants have chosen to close their doors. Not only was electricity and water missing for many, but food deliveries were also not arriving. And that’s without taking into account the shortage of customers, who have generally holed up at home instead of braving […]

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Chef Erik-Bruner Yang quits popular hotel restaurants at DC Row

Influential DC chef and restaurateur Erik Bruner-Yang is no longer involved with Line DC, the elegant Adams Morgan Hotel. Located inside a converted church, the line positioned itself as a dining destination when it opened three high-profile dining venues shortly after its planned debut in late 2017. Andrew Zobler, founder and CEO of Line’s parent […]

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Hotel restaurants turn to service during coronavirus

Restaurants in hotels were not immune to the coronavirus closures that flattened the restaurant industry this year, so when the closures began in March, several hoteliers pointed out and, in some cases, improvised their handling capabilities to compensate for lost business. Hybrid market concepts, which combine dine-in, packaged food sales and ready-to-go meals in one […]

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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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Hotel facilities disappear. Will we see them again one day?

Closets and dressers are making way for sleep in urban lifestyle hotels. The Moxy chain, for example, provides endless hooks and a few sheds instead.Marriott International Staying in hotels sometimes made you feel like a king. You would call the concierge to order you a car, then ask the front desk to send you room […]

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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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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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7 Disappearing Hotel Amenities – MarketWatch

Room service, minibars, free parking, even individually wrapped shampoos and conditioners may soon become luxuries rather than standard offerings at many hotels. Some hotels have already reduced certain benefits. New York’s largest hotel, the 2,000-room New York Hilton, stopped offering room service in 2013, and other hotels are reducing their room service menus. The minibar […]

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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 […]