Luxury Hotels

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Apr112013

Luxury Hotels are the Future. Or not.

Starwood Hotels CEO says luxury hotels are looking bright on their radar. Nadja Brandt, my favorite Bloomberg hotel news reporter, published an article this week saying US developers are shunning luxury hotels. More than once in the past year I have read hotel industry reports that appear contradictory. Frits van Paasschen, president and CEO of…

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Nov202010

Betting on Expedia.ca for a Vegas Suite Deal

Expedia.ca 48-hour sale ends Sunday midnight Pacific time Update: 13:00 Pacific time, Sat Nov 20. Expedia has updated the SAVE300 voucher terms to state travel and transactions must originate in Canada. This offer is effectively DEAD unless you are traveling from Canada. [original post content] Las Vegas including airfare from San Francisco on a package trip in…

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Nov162010

St. Regis Lhasa Resort opens in Tibet, China

St. Regis Lhasa opened November 15, 2010 with 150 guest rooms and 12 villas and suites. The Starwood Hotels luxury resort is located 12,000 feet in elevation on a valley plateau surrounded by towering mountains of the Himalayas with a hotel descriptor, “Standing on the Roof of the World.” The resort is situated on 8…

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Aug092010

The Little Nell Aspen

The Little Nell seemed to me the best ambience of the four hotels I visited in Aspen. I never got any decent lobby pictures since there were always guests (mostly women) seated around the lobby reading, in conversation, and working. This seemed like the place for star gazing – while indoors. The lobby living room had…

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