Barrel Room, Guinness Open Gate Brewery Chicago. Photo by Kendall McCaugherty.

Guinness Open Gate Brewery opens in Chicago

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Guinness Open Gate Brewery opens today in Chicago. Located in a transformed rail depot in the city's West Loop neighborhood, the 15,000-square-foot facility – brewery, taproom, restaurant and bakery – is Guinness' second brewery location in the United States, with the Guinness…
This image shows the exterior of the main entrance to Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia, in Paradise Valley, Arizona. Photo courtesy of Omni Hotels & Resorts.

Omni Scottsdale wraps up reno

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Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia has completed its multimillion-dollar renovation. The resort, located in Paradise Valley, Arizona, now offers newly-redesigned guestrooms and meeting spaces that blend Spanish-inspired elegance with the tranquility of the desert. The extensive renovation project, which began…
The Bow in Trojena will be home to Saudi Arabia's first JW Marriott property. This is a rendering of The Bow provided courtesy of Marriott International.

JW Marriott and W brand properties planned for Trojena

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Marriott International is bringing the JW Marriott and W brands to Saudi Arabia. The hospitality company announced that it has signed an agreement with NEOM to open the two luxury properties in Trojena, NEOM's mountain destination in the northwest region of Saudi…
Air Canada has ordered more Dreamliner airplanes from The Boeing Company. This is an image of a Dreamliner in Air Canada livery flying above the clouds against a blue sky. Photo courtesy of Air Canada.

Air Canada orders more Dreamliners

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Air Canada today announced that it has placed a firm order with The Boeing Company for 18 Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner aircraft. Deliveries of the new aircraft are scheduled to begin in Q4 2025 with the last aircraft scheduled for delivery in Q1…
Rotterdam. Photo © 2023 Hilton.

Hilton inks deal to develop two hotels in Rotterdam

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Hilton has signed a franchise agreement with Annexum to develop two hotels totaling 480 rooms in Rotterdam. Mainport Hotel Rotterdam, Curio Collection by Hilton and DoubleTree by Hilton Rotterdam Centre are due to open in 2024 following renovations, during which both hotels…


Passalacqua, a luxury resort in Lake Como, Italy, took the top spot on the inaugural list of The World's 50 Best Hotels. This image shows the grounds of the hotel with Lake Como in the background. Photo: Ruben Ortiz.

Lake Como hotel takes top spot on The World’s 50 Best Hotels list

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Passalacqua, a luxury boutique hotel in Lake Como, Italy, has been awarded the top spot in the inaugural list of The World's 50 Best Hotels. Produced by William Reed, which also publishes The World's 50 Best Restaurants (launched in 2002) and The…
Convent Square Lisbon has joined IHG's Vignette Colletion. This is an image of the hotel's open-air cloister with seating around a fire-pit. Photo courtesy of IHG Hotels & Resorts.

Convent Square Lisbon joins IHG’s Vignette Collection

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Convent Square Lisbon, a 121-room hotel in the heart of Lisbon, is now part of IHG Hotels & Resorts growing Luxury & Lifestyle portfolio. Located in Lisbon's Baixa neighborhood, the property is IHG's second Vignette Collection property to open in Europe and…
This image blends two photos: Toronto skyline on clear day by AnthonyRosenberg | Canva and Victoria, BC harbour during the day by pr21is | Canva.

Porter launches Toronto to Victoria service

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Porter Airlines is now offering daily flights connecting Toronto Pearson Airport and Victoria. The new service, which launched on September 20, is just one of the routes the airline has introduced this year with its new Embraer E195-E2 aircraft. The 132-seat plane…
Aloft Singapore Novena opened September 22, 2023. This is an image of the hotel's swimming pool with its two towers in the background. Photo courtesy of Marriott International.

Singapore welcomes largest Aloft hotel in world

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Aloft Singapore Novena is now open, marking the Aloft Hotels brand's entry into Singapore. Located in the city's energetic, eclectic Balastier neighborhood, the two-tower property is the largest Aloft hotel in the world. “We are excited to grow our global portfolio and…