8 Las Vegas hotels with no casinos

Does your idea of a heavenly night include a few hours of blackjack, followed by a little roulette, all while being surrounded by glitz and plied with complimentary cocktails? Then there are few — if any — better vacation destinations for you than Las Vegas. But what about the rest of us? Plenty of travelers prefer Vegas for its shows, dining options, celebrity nightlife scene, and overall spectacle. Even those who enjoy some casino time…

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Adventurous spirit of solo travellers can hotel capitalise

By virtue of the fact they’re choosing to take a trip alone, solo travellers are unsurprisingly an adventurous group. Sometimes people travel in their own company by choice, sometimes it’s out of necessity. Approximately 25% of the population have never been married, are divorced, or are widowed. These individuals still want and deserve to experience the beauty of travel and will often decide to do it alone. A recent poll by Kayak reveals more insights into the solo traveller…

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Hong Kong to Debut High-Rise St. Regis Hotel in Early 2019

  St. Regis Hotels & Resorts is collaborating with China Resources Property to develop a new St. Regis hotel in Hong Kong that will debut in 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.   “Hong Kong is a bustling center of commerce with an incredible mix of glamour, culture, history and tradition. This vibrancy makes it an…

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AVANI Hotels to Open in Laos’ Luang Prabang in March 2018

AVANI Hotels & Resorts is launching its first hotel in the historic town of Luang Prabang, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in northern Laos. The 53-room property is located on a narrow peninsula at the joining of the Nam Khan and Mekong Rivers. Currently known as the Azerai Hotel, the rebranded hotel will be renovated and reopened in March 2018. The property’s French neo-classical architectural design resembles the style of the grand villas found in…

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W Hotels Set to Make Japan Debut with New Osaka Property

W Hotels Worldwide apparently isn’t decreasing its growth as part of Marriott International. The brand just signing an agreement to open the W Osaka, slated to debut in 2021. Owned by Sekisui House, a long-standing partner of Marriott International, this opening will be the first-ever W in Japan. The 27-floor, new-build hotel will feature W’s signature design elements in each of its 337 guestrooms and suites, new restaurants concepts and cocktail bars.   “In 2020,…

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