2021

On the heels of its recently unveiled property-wide transformation, the Arizona Biltmore, a Waldorf Astoria Resort, has announced the opening of its Tierra Luna Spa. Interior design studio SFA Design crafted the tranquil new oasis to capture the divine connection between the desert and the cosmos. “The spa touts naturalContinue Reading

As the demand for leisure travel continues to rebound and grow, Hyatt Hotels Corporation is expanding its global footprint to accommodate guests across several of its luxury and lifestyle brands. A total of 35 new properties are slated to open through 2022, including eight that have already debuted in 2021.Continue Reading

The Londoner is slated to make its highly anticipated debut this September in the English capital. Spread across 16 stories, the “super boutique” hotel draws upon cheeky British humor, as well as the legacy of its setting through an elegant design by Yabu Pushelberg. “The Londoner was designed to playContinue Reading

Legendary Parisian eatery Lapérouse has announced the launch of its first offsite destination: Café Lapérouse. Located within the newly renovated Hôtel de la Marine on Place de la Concorde, the new café boasts a striking Romanesque flair, crafted by Dior Maison artistic director Cordelia de Castellane, that shimmers at allContinue Reading

The urban jungle takes on new form at White Tiger Village, a Beijing eatery crafted to evoke the finesse of Paris. The classy-yet-unfussy concept aims to convey levity through a design by Chinese design firm WAY Studio. “Cozy and elegant, our brief was to create something on par with aContinue Reading

Moliving Inc. is looking to disrupt the hospitality and modular living markets with the launch of its first model unit at the forthcoming Hurley House resort in New York’s Hudson Valley. Designed and engineered in-house, the mobile hotel room is easily installed and relocated with minimal impact on the environment.Continue Reading

An architectural icon in Tokyo is set to be dismantled, Paris plans to honor a late artist, and restaurant staff shortages continue. All that and more in this week’s Five on Friday. Restaurant workers are leaving the industry in droves According to NPR, every month of 2021 thus far hasContinue Reading

Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spa is slated to launch its latest property early next month in the Arava Valley of Israel’s Negev Desert. The secluded Six Senses Shaharut resort will draw upon the lunar-like beauty of the locale to strike a harmonious balance with nature. Six Senses’ in-house design teamContinue Reading

Following the renovation of De Biertuin East more than five years, Studio Modijefsky was again commissioned to reinterpret German biergarten vernacular for the restaurant’s newest Amsterdam location, De Biertuin West. The design injects an authentic biergarten atmosphere indoors, while an urban garden hosted across the 560-square-foot outdoor terrace exudes aContinue Reading