Hoteliers talk about guests, and it’s really funny!

Written on November 7, 2009 · Tags: , ,

Thanks to this article on Times, I discovered this great group on Facebook, “You know you’ve worked in hotels when…” where hoteliers share stories about their guests. Some of the topics discussed: “Funniest thing you have ever seen, that no one would believe unless they... Read more

Cool hotel suite into Boeing 727

Written on June 10, 2009 · Tags:

Fancy an holiday in Costa Rica? Costa Verde hotel has refurbished a vintage 1965 Boeing 727 into a unique jumbo suite with oceanic view terrace: If you want to sleep in a plane in Europe without paying a premium fare (and without flying!), Jumbo Hostel at Arlanda airport (Stockholm) has 25 rooms into... Read more

Top dirtiest hotels

Written on April 5, 2009 · Tags: , ,

TripAdvisor has selected the dirtiest hotels based on reviews done by their members: disgustingly dirty, cramped, smelly, dangerous are some of the adjectives used in these reviews. Stay away from these hotels! United States * 1.Hotel Carter, New York City, New York * 2.Continental Bayside Hotel, Miami... Read more

Hotel room of the future

Written on January 23, 2009 · Tags:

Scientists in Germany have developed the “Hotel Room of the Future” to show hotels how they can use the latest technology to make guests feel more comfortable. Here video taken in the laboratory at the Fraunhofer Institute in Duisburg to test the room’s hi-tech features. Love the... Read more

Top travel products and services by Monocle

Written on December 20, 2008 · Tags: , , , , , , ,

Hip and chic magazine Monocle has selected the top travel products/services. Here a selection of them: HOTELS Living room: Hotel Nimb, Copenhagen, Denmark Family-run: Durrants, London (since 1921) Back-to-basics: Schloss Binningen, Basel, Switzerland Breakfast: Masuichi Kyakuden, Obuse, Japan Make-over:... Read more

Hotel location, location, location!

Written on December 3, 2008 · Tags: ,

Maps-mania is everywhere on the web and these guys had launched a maps-mania tool to select your hotel based on location: Users search for a location and get a full size map with markers for all hotels in the area. Then they can view pictures, video and reviews of the hotel, compare... Read more

Holiday Inn Express paper towel :-(((

Written on September 12, 2008 · Tags: ,

Yes, it’s true and my picture is a proof: UK Holiday Inn Express hotel provides face towel made by paper. The paper is not soft at all (like the Kleenex one), but the touch feeling is similar to the paper used in some hotels amenities kits to clean the shoes! You can get the feeling of the stiffness... Read more