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New Aloft and Element Hotels Open Opposite Boston Convention Center

New Aloft and Element Hotels Open Opposite Boston Convention Center

Starwood announced the opening of a dual-branded Aloft and Element hotel in Boston. The Aloft Boston Seaport and Element Boston Seaport are located directly across the street from the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, less than three miles (four kilometers) from Boston’s Logan Airport on D Street.
The properties share a common driveway,that runs perpendicular to D Street and provides access to the porte-cochere of both hotels.
The Aloft property is 13 …

Aloft Asuncion Opens in Paraguay

Aloft Asuncion Opens in Paraguay

Starwood announced the opening of a new Aloft hotel in Asuncion, Paraguay. The Aloft Asuncion is the first of brand’s property located in Paraguay, and the sixth in Latin America.
The hotel has 120 guestrooms, each with a 42” LED TV and coffee and tea maker. The property also has a rooftop terrace and pool.
Guests can dine at Nook, the hotel’s restaurant, which offers international and local cuisine, and the brand’s …

Starwood to Debut New W Hotel Overlooking Aspen Mountain

Starwood to Debut New W Hotel Overlooking Aspen Mountain

Starwood announced it will open a new W Hotels property in Aspen, Colorado next year. The W Aspen and the Sky Residences at W Aspen will be the brand’s second ski resort, and its first in North America.
The hotel will have 88 guestrooms, six of which will be suites, as well as 11 residences. The property will also have a 1,600-square-foot (148-square-meter) outdoor patio, as well as a 12,000-square-foot (1,114-square-meter) …

Aloft Taipei Zhongshan Opens in Taiwan

Aloft Taipei Zhongshan Opens in Taiwan

Starwood announced the opening of a new Aloft hotel in Taipei, Taiwan. The Aloft Taipei Zhongshan is the first of the brand’s properties to open in Taiwan, as well as the tenth Aloft hotel to open in Greater China.
The hotel has 88 guestrooms, each with 42” LCD TVs and complimentary Wi-Fi, as well as artwork from local Taiwanese artists.
The brand’s signature W XYZ bar offers an international breakfast buffet, and …

Four Points by Sheraton Cincinnati North Opens in Ohio

Four Points by Sheraton Cincinnati North Opens in Ohio

Starwood announced the opening of a new Four Points hotel near Cincinnati, Ohio. The Four Points by Sheraton Cincinnati North is located between Dayton and Cincinnati, and is the first of the brand’s property located in the area.
The hotel has 90 guestrooms, as well as a 24-hour fitness center. In addition, an indoor pool is located on the premises.
The property has 4,500 square feet (418 square meters) of meeting and …

Four Points by Sheraton Oran Opens in Algeria

Four Points by Sheraton Oran Opens in Algeria

Starwood announced the opening of a new Four Points by Sheraton hotel in Oran, Algeria.  The Four Points by Sheraton Oran is the first of the brand’s properties located in the country.
The hotel has 170 guestrooms, including 20 suites.  Rooms have free bottled water, and complimentary Wi-Fi Internet is available throughout the hotel.
A 24-hour fitness center is available for guests, as is a sauna, Hamam, Jacuzzi, and rooftop pool.  The …

Lobby Bar – November 20: Eating Glass, Voice-Controlled Eurodance, and Never Drink Tea Alone

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Lobby Bar – A Slightly Squeaky Summary of FBT News and Views
Heavy lifting. Jonathan Spira checks out the Delta One private check-in experience at LAX. The staff at Delta One handled everything from taking care of Spira’s boarding pass to checking any luggage he had. We can’t wait for Delta Two, which is said to be staffed by bodybuilders who will literally carry you wherever you want to go and …