Banyan Tree launches new Cassia brand

The award-winning hospitality group, Banyan Tree, has announced the launch of a new brand, Cassia, in a completely new space for the group. Having identified a niche in the market, Banyan Tree brings its expertise in design and innovation to create an exciting and bold new proposition in the serviced apartment sector bringing the company’s portfolio to three brands.     

New beach club at Hotel Lone in Croatia

Surrounded by the fragrant Mediterranean forests of Rovinj, Croatia, Design Hotels™ member Hotel Lone sits majestically overlooking the shores of the Adriatic Sea. In addition to an expansive pool area opened last summer, the hotel has now elevated its focus on the great Mediterranean open-air season with the launch of a beach club. Located steps away from the hotel, Mulini Beach is open daily, offering light bites, cocktails, sunbeds and sounds.     

Renaissance Hotels debuts in Belarus

Renaissance Hotels, a hotel brand known for inspiring travellers to Live Life to Discover®, has announced the opening of the Renaissance Minsk Hotel, representing the first Marriott International hotel to open in Belarus.     

New openings set to bring fresh approach to luxury tourism in Maldives

As a gaggle of glitzy Maldives newcomers clamour for attention, vying to outdo each other for ostentation and outrageous pricing, one company is setting itself apart with a refreshingly different approach – creating an outstanding, authentic Maldives experience that gives guests more of what they want, rather than simply milking as much money as possible from them.     

Starwood Hotels & Resorts introduced new app for Google Glass

Developing for Google Glass, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. today introduced a new SPG app that is the first from a hospitality company to leverage this emerging, wearable technology platform. Creating new ways to be closer to its guests, Starwood’s new SPG app for Google Glass extends the company’s leadership and adoption of the latest digital technologies.     

Starwood Hotels & Resorts introduced new app for Google Glass

Developing for Google Glass, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. today introduced a new SPG app that is the first from a hospitality company to leverage this emerging, wearable technology platform. Creating new ways to be closer to its guests, Starwood’s new SPG app for Google Glass extends the company’s leadership and adoption of the latest digital technologies.     

Las Vegas ranks last in the USA on hotel quality

Hotels in Las Vegas are the worst rated in the United States according to a recent survey from TravelMag.com. The online travel magazine compared 30 main U.S. destinations based on the reviews their hotels have received over the past 12 months.