Einträge von Peter von Stamm

Touchdown: Nordport Plaza Hotel opens at Hamburg-Airport

Touchdown at Hamburg Airport: Tribute Portfolio, part of Marriott International, announced the opening of Nordport Plaza Hotel. Located just minutes from the city’s international airport, the property marks the arrival the Tribute Portfolio brand in Germany. It’s yet another milestone for the indie brand as it continues to open up more choice for travelers in […]

Sleep and fly: Airbus plans lower-deck passenger sleeping facilities

Airbus wants you to sleep while you fly – in new sleeping facility modules in the lower-deck section of A330 aircrafts. Airbus and Zodiac Aerospace have partnered to develop and market the facilities with passenger sleeping berths. The modules, which would fit inside the aircraft’s cargo compartments, offer new opportunities for additional services to passengers, […]

Barcelona: Mariah Carey steigt im Hostel ab – cooler Videodreh für Hostelworld

Mariah Carey – bekannte US-Diva mit Hang zur Extravaganz – muß bei ihrem Werbedreh für die Buchungsplattform Hostelworld in Barcelona auf ihre übliche Fünf-Sterne-Unterkunft verzichten und mit einem Zimmer in einem Hostel vorlieb nehmen. Ein wirklich cooles Video, in dem nicht nur Mariah Carey eine gute Figur macht, sondern auch der Drehort, das Casa Gracia […]

AccorHotels steigt bei Mantis Group ein

AccorHotels hat bekannt gegeben, im Rahmen einer strategischen Partnerschaft 50 Prozent der Anteile der Mantis Group erwerben zu wollen. Zum südafrikanischen Hotel- und Reisekonzerns Mantis zählen eine Reihe preisgekrönter 5-Sterne-Hotels und -Lodges, die in privater Hand sind, unter dem Label oder von Mantis selbst geführt werden. Die Objekte befinden sich auf allen sieben Kontinenten. Das […]

Houston, we have a… Space Hotel

Imagine a stay in space: The first-ever luxury Space Hotel, Aurora Station, offers authentic astronaut experiences and will host immersive 12-day trips beginning in 2022. Aurora Station Space Hotel: $9.5M per person Named after the magical light phenomenon that illuminates the Earth’s polar skies, Aurora Station will operate as the first luxury hotel in space. […]

Outdoor Tips and Trips to Enjoy in Nikko, Japan

Many tourists come to Nikko, roughly two hours from Tokyo, to see the World Cultural Heritage Site – the shrines, temples and other buildings with historical significance. Hot springs can be enjoyed year-round. Nikko is a booming tourist destination, popular among travelers in Japan. But beyond the World Cultural Heritage Site, a vast natural expanse […]

Hotel Price Index 2017: Übernachtungspreise steigen

Laut neuestem Hotel Price Index (HPI) von Hotels.com sind zum ersten Mal seit drei Jahren die Preise für Übernachtungen von Reisenden weltweit wieder gestiegen: in 2017 um rund zwei Prozent. Jedoch: Trotz des globalen Anstiegs bezahlten deutsche Reisende in etwa einem Drittel (37 %) ihrer 100 bevorzugten Reiseziele weniger pro Nacht. Dazu gehörten Destinationen wie […]

Westdrift Opening – Autograph Collection Hotels Debuts in Manhattan Beach

Autograph Collection Hotels, part of Marriott International, Inc., announced the opening of westdrift Manhattan Beach. Set upon 26 acres in the South Bay – just four miles from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) – westdrift features 393 coastal-infused luxury guest rooms and suites, all with stunning views and 112 of which feature private balconies. westdrift: […]

All Electric Genesis Essentia Concept Car Revealed

NEW YORK, N.Y., March 28, 2018 – Genesis unveiled its groundbreaking all-electric Genesis Essentia Concept at the New York International Auto Show. Essentia is the brand’s first battery electric vehicle and the brand’s initial concept for a true GT car. Featuring a lightweight carbon-fiber monocoque, a robust, multi-motor electric powertrain, and a custom-tailored interior, the […]

New Concept at Catch Seafood Restaurant Four Seasons Guangzhou

Crowning Four Seasons Hotel Guangzhou on the 100th floor, Catch is a spectacular seafood restaurant with a demonstration kitchen at the heart of the action. The new concept presents top seafood ingredients in authentic as well as fusion Asian flavours, offering customers an ultimate dining experience in the panoramic night views of Canton Tower and […]

AVANI Announced Third Property in Dubai

AVANI Hotels & Resorts announced the signing of AVANI Hotel Suites & Branded Residences currently being developed in Dubai by ALFAHIM, one of the UAE’s largest conglomerates. Scheduled to open in 2020, the 48-storyy new-build property will be the third AVANI in Dubai and will represent the launch of AVANI residences in the region. AVANI […]

Ausgezeichnet: Ein Michelin-Stern für DAS LOFT im Sofitel Vienna Stephansdom

Der Guide Michelin hat das Fine-Dining-Restaurant DAS LOFT in der 18. Etrage des Sofitel Vienna Stephansdom mit einem Michelin-Stern ausgezeichnet. Eine besondere Ehre auch für Chefkoch Anton Gschwendtner, der in seinem ersten Jahr bereits erfolgreich die zwei bestehenden Gault-Millau-Hauben verteidigen und in seinem zweiten Jahr in Wien nun den Michelin-Stern erkochen konnte. „Mein Anspruch für […]

Cuca Roseta shows her favourite spots in her hometown of Lisbon

AVANI Hotels & Resorts announced the next #AVANIme YouTube series featuring Cuca Roseta, Portugal’s renowned fado singer, sharing her favourite spots in her hometown of Lisbon. AVANI launched #AVANIme last year. Through short videos and appealing images, local celebrities and influencers share their personal experiences and insights to inspire viewers planning their travels. In the […]

Endlich eröffnet: THE FONTENAY in Hamburg

Was lange währt, wird endlich gut…: Seit dem 19. März 2018 heißt das Hamburger Luxushotel The Fontenay seine Gäste nun offiziell willkommen – nach langwierigen Verzögerungen. Mit seiner außergewöhnlichen Architektur, einem klassisch-modernen Interieur, 130 Zimmern und Suiten, Restaurants und Bars mit besonderen Ausblicken sowie einem 1.000m² großen Spa inklusive Panorama-Pool setzt es neue Maßstäbe für […]

Frame Awards 2018: International jury selected the best interiors

Amsterdam – On Wednesday 21 February 2018 the winners of the Frame Awards 2018 were announced. Following a live judging earlier that day which allowed the final nominees for each award to present their work through a video and additional commentary, the international jury selected the best interiors of 2016/2017. Ramdane Touhami, Cheungvogl Architects, KAAN […]

Stay Like a Rock Star at Hard Rock Hotel Universal Orlando Resort

Feel like a rock star? Stay like a rock star! Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando’s newly-redesigned Future Rock Star Suites let guests perform under the lights on their very own stage. Designed to capture the excitement of being on tour, these two-room suites feature applause-worthy floor to ceiling details, including a stage with liquid […]

Opening of Swissotel Al Ghurair in Dubai

Following the formal partnership agreement with AccorHotels in July 2017, Al Ghurair Properties announced the inauguration of Swissotel Al Ghurair & Swissotel Living, the first Swissotel in the United Arab Emirates, embedded within Al Ghurair Centre, Deira. Consisting of 428 rooms and 192 apartments, the luxury property is located within the Al Ghurair Centre Complex, […]

Nissan starts Easy Ride robo-vehicle trial

Nissan and DeNA will begin a field test of Easy Ride, the robo-vehicle mobility service being developed by both companies, on March 5. Easy Ride Robo-Vehicle Easy Ride is envisioned as a mobility service for anyone who wants to travel freely to their destination of choice in a robo-vehicle. During the field test, in the […]

What is Vero – the new social media app hype?

Do you know VERO? Some people say, this new social media app is a great alternative to Instagram. What could make VERO even better than Insta is, that it comes with a chat function and you can share links and music, too – what makes it interested for me as a blogger (link share, wow!!). […]

Launch of the AVANI+ Hotel in Luang Prabang, Laos

AVANI Hotels & Resorts announced a new brand extension, AVANI+, with the launch of its first hotel in Luang Prabang on March 1, 2018. Launched in 2011, AVANI is one of the fastest-growing brands to come out of Asia, currently operating over 3,800 keys in 15 countries across multiple regions and with a further 3,000 […]

Musikhotel nhow Berlin: I gotta feeling!

In Berlin gibt es ein Hotel, das Musiker und Design-Fans gleichermaßen glücklich macht: Das nhow Berlin ist Deutschlands bekanntestes Musikhotel. Es ist bunt und stylisch, verfügt über ein eigenes Tonstudio, bietet seinen Gästen einen “Gitarren-Room-Service” und liegt direkt an der Spree – an einem geschichtsträchtigen Ort, der für ein Hotel früher undenkbar gewesen wäre. nhow […]

Jumeirah to open new brand Zabeel House on the banks of Dubai Creek

Zabeel House by Jumeirah is coming to Al Seef this Spring, creating a new hotel experience on the banks of Dubai Creek. Zabeel House: Jumeirah’s new ‘Upscale-Casual’ collection Zabeel House by Jumeirah Al Seef is the first hotel in Jumeirah’s new ‘Upscale-Casual’ collection. Think design-led spaces, moderately-priced comfy rooms with just enough added extras, and […]

Elbphilharmonie sorgt für weltweiten Wahrnehmungsschub

Hamburg – Die Eröffnung der Elbphilharmonie hat in Hamburg zu einer enormen Wahrnehmungssteigerung geführt. 6,8 Mio. Gäste sorgten 2017 für 13,8 Mio. Übernachtungen, was einem relativen Zuwachs von 3,7 Prozent entspricht (Quelle: Statistikamt Nord). Die moderate Übernachtungssteigerung bedeutet täglich 584 Gäste mehr in der Stadt. Die meisten Übernachtungen aus dem Ausland konnte Hamburg aus Dänemark, […]

Get a deeper sleep with Dreem Headbands at Pullman Hotels

AccorHotels wants you to fall asleep faster, get deeper sleep and wake up refreshed: At the cutting edge of wellness, Pullman (a luxury brand of AccorHotels) pilots Dreem, an innovative, award winning technology, scientifically proven to promote a superior, deeper sleep, in two key properties. AccorHotels announced its partnership with Rythm, the award-winning neurotechnology company, […]

Der Elbtower: Neues Jahrhundertprojekt mit Hotel in der Hafencity in Hamburg

Wird der Elbtower Hamburgs nächstes Mega-Bauprojekt? Nur ein Jahr nach der Einweihung der spektakulären Elbphilharmonie stellte (Noch-)Bürgermeister Olaf Scholz Anfang Februar ein weiteres “Jahrhundert-Projekt” in der Hansestadt Hamburg vor: Den “Elbtower” in der Hafencity – das mit 233,30 Metern höchste Gebäude der Stadt. Ein Mega-Büroturm, der auch ein Hotel beherbergen soll. Gemeinsam mit Christoph Felger, […]

Courtyard by Marriott teams up with FC Bayern

Marriott International announced a multi-year partnership with leading European football club FC Bayern, with Courtyard by Marriott becoming the official hotel partner for Germany’s most popular and successful football club. The partnership will also give the 100M+ members of Marriott’s loyalty programs – Marriott Rewards, which includes The Ritz-Carlton Rewards, and Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG) […]

nhow Milano – von der Kunst, ein “Wow” Hotel zu schaffen

Der Eingang des nhow Milano wird von einem farbenfrohen Rhinozeros bewacht, in der Lobby begrüßen leuchtende Hasen die Hotelgäste und vor den Fahrstühlen reißen Haifische gierig ihre Mäuler auf. Kleine und große Besucher fühlen sich bei der Ankunft in diesem Hotel wie Alice im Wunderland: Pop-Art, Skulpturen, Gemälde, Möbel, Fotografien – wo auch immer man […]

The ME Dubai Hotel – designed by Zaha Hadid

ME by Meliá, has announced its debut property in the Middle East with the launch of ME Dubai at the end of 2018. Designed by late architect, Zaha Hadid, ME Dubai is set to become a legacy hotel. It is the only hotel project where she personally designed all of the interiors and exteriors, showcasing […]

Tennis-Legende Boris Becker wirbt für B&B

Spiel, Satz und Sieg Boris Becker: Selbstironisch wendet sich die Tennis-Legende in einem Werbespot der B&B HOTELS mit treuem Knopfaugenblick an die Öffentlichkeit und fragt: “Wo ist das ganze Geld?” Boris Becker: Wo ist das ganze Geld? Boris Becker passe doch ganz wunderbar zur B&B Hotelgruppe, meint Max C. Luscher, Geschäftsführer der B&B Hotels, schließlich […]

Hilton Shenyang: Hilton Debuts In Northeast China’s Largest City

Designed to pay homage to the city’s storied history as well as to celebrate its emergence as one of China’s most exciting commercial hubs, Hilton Shenyang welcomes global travelers to experience all that the city has to offer. Seamlessly connected to the local commercial centers, transit hub and tourist attractions, Hilton Shenyang provides the ultimate […]

A-ROSA Sylt – die Mischung macht’s

Sushi-Meisterin Myung Hyo Suchochleb gibt sich viel Mühe, mich in die Geheimnisse der Sushi-Kunst einzuweisen. Wir stehen an ihrem Arbeitsplatz, dem “Cube” im Restaurant “Spices” im 5-Sterne-superior Hotel A-ROSA Sylt und üben gemeinsam das Rollen von Sushi. Ich lerne, wie man die japanische Köstlichkeit belegt, woraus die Nori Blätter bestehen (getrockneter und gerösteter Seetang) und […]

Opening of The Murray Hotel in Hong Kong

Wharf Hotels just announced the opening of The Murray, Hong Kong, a Niccolo Hotel, as the group’s new flagship Niccolo property and the latest addition to the luxury contemporary chic collection by Wharf Hotels. As well as being the first significant new luxury hotel to open in Hong Kong for several years, The Murray is […]

Mandarin Oriental To Manage New Luxury Hotel in London

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group has announced that it will manage a new luxury hotel and branded residences on Hanover Square in the heart of London’s Mayfair district. The project is expected to open in 2021. Mandarin Oriental Mayfair, London to open in 2021 Mandarin Oriental Mayfair, London will be an intimate, boutique property featuring 50 […]

This will be the first St. Regis Hotel in Hong Kong

St. Regis Hotels & Resorts announced a collaboration with China Resources Property which is slated to bring the legendary St. Regis brand to Hong Kong by early 2019. Marriott International has nine properties in Hong Kong, but this will be the first property for the St. Regis brand in the city. St. Regis Hong Kong: […]

Fluggastrechte Tool: AirHelp hilft bei Entschädugungsansprüchen

AirHelp hat ein neues Fluggastrechte Tool veröffentlicht, mit dem Flugreisende prüfen können, ob sie rückwirkend Anspruch auf eine finanzielle Entschädigung für verspätete und ausgefallene Flüge haben. User müssen dafür lediglich ihr E-Mail-Konto mit dem Tool verbinden. Die AirHelp Anwendung durchsucht dann anschließend automatisch das Postfach nach Flügen, die zu einer Entschädigungszahlung berechtigen (können). Außerdem erhalten […]

The ARCTIC BATH Hotel in Lapland

Arctic Bath expects to become a full-fledged international hotel and arctic cold bath, in Harads, Swedish Lapland. Plans are to collaborate with Treehotel and other high end desitinations. The opening expected in late 2018. The building is inspired by the timber floating era and becomes a monument, a reminder about the importance of forests for […]

Wanda Vista Beijing (formerly Sofitel) officially opened

Wanda Vista Beijing (formerly Sofitel Wanda Beijing) officially opened on January 1, 2018, as the 19th Wanda Vista branded hotel. Located in the heart of Beijing’s Central Business District, Wanda Vista Beijing is close to Guo Mao Subway Station, and enjoys easy access to major tourist attractions such as the Forbidden City and Tiananmen Square. […]

Conrad Hotels Announced Opening of Conrad Columbia Hotel in Cartagena

Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Hilton’s smart luxury hotel brand, announced the opening of Conrad Cartagena, the brand’s first Columbia hotel and third Conrad in Latin America. The oceanfront oasis on the north side of the iconic Walled City welcomes guests to the shores of the Caribbean Sea. The new resort enhances Cartagena’s elegance featuring three […]

YOTEL launches YOTELPAD

YOTEL announced their foray into the extended stay segment with the launch of the new YOTELPAD brand. Building on the clever design principles of YOTEL and YOTELAIR cabins, YOTELPAD translates the essence of luxury serviced apartments into purposefully designed compact homes, known as ‘PADs’, fulfilling the requirements of the global citizen at an affordable price. […]

The Tetusa Oasis Thermal Resort

Tetusa Oasis Thermal Resort is an extensive wellness and medical facility sited within a low-rise housing area in the coastal town of Cesme, Turkey. Cesme is an established holiday destination with a long history of thermal water exploitation, and the new thermal complex will enhance the town’s tourism portfolio with a spa, a water park, […]

The Private Residences at Four Seasons Resort Chiang Mai

At the Private Residences at Four Seasons Resort Chiang Mai, nestled amid shimmering rice fields and tropical gardens, the discerning traveller can immerse in the lush magic of Mae Rim valley – without compromising on privacy, luxury and thoughtful service. Ranging from three to six bedrooms, each Residence features one or more outdoor salas (decks), […]

Das Jaz Stuttgart hat eröffnet – Markendebüt in Deutschland

Das Jaz Stuttgart empfängt seit dem 1. Januar Gäste. Nach einem überaus erfolgreichen Start in Amsterdam feiert die Marke Jaz in the City nun ihr Debüt in Deutschland – Hipp, lässig, trendy und dazu eine Brise Local Touch. Jaz in the City trifft den Puls der Zeit, spiegelt das Lebensgefühl der Stadt wider, inspiriert, belebt, […]