It's our weekly wrap-up, Check-Out Folio where we round up the best (Credits in folio-speak) and worst (Charges) hotel news of the week. Got a scoop? Or just want to share a recent hotel story? Tell us all about it!
· NEW HOTELS OPENING IN MARCH
· A HOTEL WITH NO ROOM KEYS
· RITZ-CARLTON NOW HAS THEIR OWN CAKE
ALSO: Sneak Peek at Pullman Paris Eiffel Tower
· A HORRIBLE IDEA FOR A HOTEL
· NOT SURE WE'D EVER STAY HERE
· INSANE HOTEL...
Welcome to Funky Friday, a new segment were trying out which features one photo that we think singularly expresses a hotels inner psyche. We look for, and often find, a lot of wacky, wild and wondrous designs that seem to have one thing in common: a Type A personality. So why not have a bit of fun as we all wrap up our week by taking a quick look at some hotels that quite frankly, want our attention.
Tokyos Park Hotel is kicking up its artwork a notch while integrating Japanese...
Another day, another new hotel brand. This time it's from Red Roof Inn, who is now rolling out "upscale economy" hotels to be known as Red Roof PLUS+ Yes, it sounds a bit like an airline seat category but hey, we like upgrades.The PLUS+ brand is hoping to offer guests an enhanced experience at a value price. Thirty-one hotels will be launched immediately with nine more set to open by the end of the year. All will feature a NextGen design that has modern furniture, flat-screen TVs with...
It's the moment we've been waiting for forever. Well, actually only since last October but still, we're crazy excited to see Wes Anderson's "Grand Budapest Hotel", which hits theaters in the states tomorrow. The inspiration for the film has not been revealed, yet there's only one hotel in Budapest that could be a real contender--The Corinthia Hotel Budapest which was formerly known as the Grand Hotel Royal when it opened in 1896 and actually sports a similar facade to the fictional Grand...