Makeover Magic

The industry is in the middle of a major makeover with renovation after renovation planned, beginning or ending. Some of the region’s most historical...

Understanding brand in China

How a young design team is in-tune with a global heavyweight’s next generation brand, Zara Horner reports. Hirsch Bedner Associates Global hospitality interior design firm...

Making light of it

Good lighting can dignify indifferent design and used creatively can transform hospitality spaces. Zara Horner looks at developments in the industry and speaks to...

Man versus machine

Versatility is key when it comes to dishwashers. Why is that? What are customers really looking for now as kitchen spaces and staff requirements...

Conceptual brasserie

Bizou is the latest offering from Dining Concepts. The "American brasserie features a seriously balanced menu of flavours and textures by world-renowned Michelin-starred chef,...

Fantastic florals

Floral designs may be a deliberate marketing strategy today with guests apparently able to gauge the kind of experience they are going to have...

Outstanding entries sought

Tophotelprojects is looking for "the most innovative, outstanding, iconic new hotel projects in Macau, Las Vegas, London, Dubai, New York and Zurich." They're asking: "Are...

Spiga opens

Now open in Hong Kong’s Central district, Spiga marries contemporary Italian dining with design inspired by the cinematic splendour of 1950s Italy.  Widely seen as...

Branding Mövenpick

Since its inception in 1948 with the opening of its first restaurant in Zurich, the Mövenpick brand has expanded to encompass wine, fine foods,...

Winners are grinners

It’s time for hoteliers at the world’s "most seductive boutique boltholes to take a collective breath in…" The winners of the Mr & Mrs Smith...

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