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2017: An Open Letter to Luxury Hotels Around the World

April 3, 2017
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Dear Luxury Hotels of the World: Consider this an open letter from your esteemed guests all over the world. For the love of all that is good, please stop doing these things.

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Check In: Review of Marcus Whitman Hotel, Walla Walla

February 6, 2017
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Walla Walla is an experiential luxury traveler’s dream and a wine lover’s paradise, and fortunately, it is still relatively off the mainstream radar for tourists. But this also means that luxury hotels are few and far between (that’s changing from what I hear!). Opened in 1928, the Marcus Whitman Hotel is a landmark hotel and one of the few luxury hotels in the area.

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Check In: Review of Shangri-La Hotel, Vancouver

September 28, 2016
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Vancouver has a great range of luxury hotels on offer, so when deciding where to stay, I was excited to see that there was a Shangri-La property in the city. It’s only one of two hotels in North America; the other is in Toronto. Every […]

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[Hotel Review] Four Seasons Hotel, A Luxury Hotel in Houston

July 6, 2016
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The Four Seasons brand often carries the weight of excellence and its stellar reputation for service often precedes the stay. I’m happy to report that the Four Seasons Hotel in Houston is no different. I checked in after a long Hospitality Law Conference and […]

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[Hotel Review] Loews Hôtel Vogue, A Luxury Hotel in Montréal

May 11, 2016
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GLAMOROUS. That’s the first word that popped into my head when I stepped into my room at the Loews Hôtel Vogue, Montréal. The lobby was cozy and chic, while the room was sophisticated and classy. I’ve always been impressed with the […]

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2016: 10 Upgrades Luxury Hotels Need to Make

April 23, 2016
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Every luxury traveler looks for different things in a hotel experience. In the last decade or so, there has been a movement across the hotel industry to cater to one of the largest demographics: millennials. Hotel giants such as Hilton and Marriott have […]

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[Hotel Review] Hotel Sorella, A Luxury Boutique Hotel in Houston

April 19, 2016
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Luxury boutique hotels really have the power to charm and enchant, as they’re intended to provide a more intimate and personalized experience than luxury chains. But the problem is that it’s usually a hit or miss. Some have literally gone above and beyond what you […]

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[Hotel Review] The St. Regis, A Luxury Hotel in Houston

April 6, 2016
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Initially opened as the Remington Hotel in 1982,  this 12-floor Galleria luxury property became the St. Regis Houston in 2000 after extensive renovation. It’s everything you’d expect from the St. Regis—“a place where exception is the rule”—but with an added dose of […]

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[Hotel Review] Hotel Ivy, A Luxury Boutique Hotel in Minneapolis

April 3, 2016
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The iconic Hotel Ivy, a Luxury Collection Hotel is a stylish luxury boutique hotel centrally located in downtown Minneapolis. With a postmodern architectural style, the hotel complex includes the historic Art Deco Ivy Tower and 70 residential units. The 136 rooms and 21 suites spread across 19 […]

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[Hotel Review] The Commons Hotel, A Boutique Hotel in Minneapolis

March 22, 2016
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The 304-room Commons Hotel, part of Noble House Hotels and Resorts, has great boutique hotel credentials. The industrial schoolhouse chic property, housed in the former Radisson building, boasts a gorgeous, cozy lobby replete with stocked bookcases, blazing fires, and wooden and brick accents. It’s sure […]

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