The Roger Smith Hotel is that all-too-uncommon thing: a family-owned hotel in 21st-century, Midtown Manhattan. Colour and creativity shine amid the surrounding skyscrapers and concrete. Here Breaking Travel News reporter Eleanor Hawkins finds out more.
Made Hotel has come to life as the inaugural hotel project from developer Sam Gelin reaches fruition. Spread across 18 stories with 108 guest rooms at the intersection of 29th and Broadway in the NoMad neighbourhood, Made takes a reinvented approach towards guest experience.
BD Hotels has announced the appointment of Effie Tsavalias as general manager of Pod Brooklyn, opening this September in the Williamsburg neighbourhood. Tsavalias brings a wealth of knowledge to her new role from previous hospitality experience and will oversee all aspects of hotel operations at the 249 room property.
Delta Air Lines has broken ground on its $4 billion, 37-gate facility at LaGuardia Airport, a major component of the transformation of the vital hub into a completely rebuilt, unified 21st-century airport.
New York government Andrew Cuomo has announced the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey’s Board of Commissioners have given final approval to a lease agreement with Delta Air Lines for its new $4 billion, 37-gate facility at LaGuardia Airport.
Visitors to New York City can find it overwhelming, but not if they have CityPASS – the very best attractions hand-picked and wrapped up in an easy-to-use ticket booklet. Here Adam Kahan takes the innovative product for a test ride around one of the greatest cities in global hospitality.
Ascott Residence Trust is adding another prime property to its global portfolio by acquiring the 224-unit DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel New York – Times Square South for US$106 million.
Norwegian has announced it will launch flights from Rome to three cities in the United States – Los Angeles, New York City/Newark and Oakland/San Francisco from November.
The five-star Mandarin Oriental, New York redefines the hotel experience in Manhattan. Its design and unique location in the Time Warner Centre coupled with the brand’s legendary hospitality makes it one of the city’s most distinct and sophisticated hotels. Here Breaking Travel News editor Chris O’Toole calls in for the night.
InterContinental Hotels Group has opened EVEN Hotels’ fourth property and second New York location, the 202-room flagship EVEN Hotel Brooklyn. Here Breaking Travel News editor Chris O’Toole tours this wellness-led property in the hippest borough of the city.
Major Food Group has unveiled its restoration of the Grill Room at the former Four Seasons Restaurant, now to be known as The Grill. It’s the first stage of a complete renewal of the modernist eatery inside the landmark Seagram Building.