Conversas de Alpendre (porch talks) is a unique boutique hotel themed around life’s simple pleasures. And what better place than to do it here, in the Eastern Algarve, where slow life gets an extra dimension amidst rolling hills covered in orange trees and miles of spectacular empty beaches. Where the temperature is warm throughout the year, silence and comfort, charm and friendship, flavours and stars, will make you feel the true soul of this special place.
Swiss star chef Daniel Humm leaves Claridge’s.
Six Senses Kyoto to open in 2024.
And why your “no fees, only commissions” mantra is killing the hospitality industry Hoteliers and other accommodation hosts complain a lot. That’s very unusual, being in a… Read more “Stop moaning about paying high commissions”
Heavy blow for Booking.com: The world’s largest portal for hotel accommodation may no longer prohibit its contract partners from offering rooms at a lower price than stated on the platform. This was decided on May 18 by the German Federal Court of Justice in Karlsruhe.
(soft) branding your hotel. Pros and cons.
People don’t buy what you do; they buy why you do it
Travel booking giant Expedia and its affiliates will take steps to ensure non-partnering hotels are no longer falsely advertised as “sold out” on its platforms.
The German Hotel Association supports a class-action lawsuit brought by around 2,000 hotels against Booking.com at the Berlin Regional Court. The suit claims that, since 2004 at… Read more “German Hotels suing booking.com”
Designer Ken Fulk on Miami Beach’s The Goodtime Hotel: How can you go to the pool and put on a pink leopard-print robe—or look at the pool and see people in a series of pink leopard robes—and not smile? That, to me, is happy! It’s happy.”