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Inside Tempo by Hilton: New Brand to Focus on Minimizing Disruptions to One’s Lifestyle Caused by Travel

Once upon a time, someone created a hotel with a happening scene, cool lighting, and hip music, and called it a lifestyle hotel.  After that, every hotelier wanted to have a lifestyle hotel, even though no one knew exactly what it meant.
Now we may know.
Last week, Hilton introduced a new lifestyle brand, Tempo by Hilton.  Hilton announced it as “an elevated and approachable” lifestyle brand but a lifestyle brand nonetheless.  …

Hilton Introduces Tempo, A New Hotel Brand

Hilton Introduces Tempo, A New Hotel Brand

Hilton Worldwide Holdings announced a new hotel brand, Tempo by Hilton.
Tempo is intended to be “an approachable lifestyle brand curated to serve a growing segment of ‘modern achievers,’” the hotelier said at a launch event in New York City, as well as be a product that helps guests “live better lives.”
Key elements of Tempo hotels will include a lifestyle component, modern design, and a bar and restaurant designed to attract …

Hilton to Debut New Brand Aimed at Young Professionals in January

Hilton to Debut New Brand Aimed at Young Professionals in January

Hilton announced plans to introduce a new brand come January. The new brand will be aimed at a young-professionals demographic, which has become an increasingly competitive segment of the market.
“We’re launching a new brand that’s made for ambitious, modern travelers,” the hotelier said in an invitation to media. “Our thoughtfully designed stylish spaces inspire guests to look up and take notice.”
In July, CEO Christopher Nassetta told analysts during the company’s …

Hilton to Open Motto by Hilton Hotels in Atlanta, Washington, D.C.

Hilton to Open Motto by Hilton Hotels in Atlanta, Washington, D.C.

Hilton announced the groundbreaking for a Motto by Hilton hotel in Atlanta and plans to open a Motto by Hilton hotel in Washington, D.C. early next year.
The 146-key Atlanta property will be in the Old Fourth Ward of the city as part of the Waldo’s mixed-use development and will open in 2021.
In addition to the Atlanta property, Hilton said that the Motto by Hilton Washington D.C. City Center, a 245-room …

Conrad New York Midtown Opens Offering In-Room Concerts by Classical Musicians

Conrad New York Midtown Opens Offering In-Room Concerts by Classical Musicians

Hilton announced the reflagging of The London NYC as the Conrad New York Midtown.
The property is the brand’s second in New York City and is located on West 54th Street.
The 54-floor, 562-key all-suite hotel underwent a complete renovation in its transformation to a Conrad. The result, the hotelier said, is that guestrooms more resemble metropolitan pied-a-terres with a “residential” feel as opposed to a typical New York City hotel room.  …

Hilton Partners with iHeartRadio in its Connected Guest Rooms

Hilton Partners with iHeartRadio in its Connected Guest Rooms

Hilton announced a partnership with iHeartRadio that will give guests access to thousands of local radio stations, music playlists, and podcasts.
IHeartRadio is a free broadcast, podcast, and streaming radio platform that launched in 2008.
The service will be accessed through Hilton’s Connected Room platform.
In January, Hilton announced a similar partnership with Netflix.
Hilton Connected Rooms enable guests to control room lights, temperature, television, and more from their mobile devices via the Hilton …

Alaska Air to Ask Customers to Bring Their Own Water Bottles on Board

Alaska Air to Ask Customers to Bring Their Own Water Bottles on Board

As part of its ongoing initiative to reduce the use of single-use plastics on flights, Alaska Airlines is asking passengers to bring their own water bottles with them under its #FillBeforeYouFly initiative.
The airline said it hopes to reduce inflight waste per passenger going to landfills by 70% by the year 2020.
“We’re passionate about working with our guests, employees, airports, and partners to reduce waste, protect habitats, and improve water health,” …