Category Archives: Hotel

Five Reasons Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills Is The New A-List Hotel To Beat In Los Angeles

Beverly Hills has a gorgeous new icon in its midst. After ten years of planning and construction at a reported cost of around $200 million, the Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills opened this summer overlooking the so-called Golden Triangle district that includes Rodeo Drive and some of the world’s priciest shops and real estate. As luxury entities go, […]

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Hilton and IHG join Marriott in tightening cancellation policies

Hilton and IHG have become the latest hotel groups to make changes to their cancellation policies.

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Concur to add Airbnb listings alongside hotels

Airbnb accommodations will soon appear alongside hotel listings in Concur’s desktop platform, but only for corporate clients who want Airbnb inventory.

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Ritz-Carlton plans to put its brand on luxury cruise ships

Ritz-Carlton is a brand that defined luxury in the lodging industry. Now, that name will be emblazoned on a new cruising and yachting venture aimed at upscale vacationers. The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Co., a subsidiary of the hospitality giant Marriott International Inc., announced Thursday that it is launching the Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection, a high-end yachting and […]

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Marriott Now Requires 48 Hours for Cancellations

Back in 2015, TravelPulse’s Pat Clarke reported that Marriott Hotels, along with Hilton International, were toughening their cancellation policies. At the time, the two global hoteliers were making the revolutionary move to dial back travelers’ ability to make same-day cancellations with no penalty. Starting Jan. 1, 2016, customers who couldn’t give at least 24-hours notice […]

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