What’s the meaning of “boutique” anyway?

October 22, 2011

Boutique hotels have once been something special. And not just something special, but something that only certain (special) people even knew about. Jason Q. Freed wrote about how it all started: the late Steve Rubell and partner Ian Schrager in 1984 were gearing up for the opening the first Morgans Hotel in New York City. […]

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Bangkok Tenface Boutique Hotel

October 10, 2011

The Bangkok Tenface boutique hotel is a great place to stay if you value high-quality service. The atmosphere everywhere is awesome. Quite minimalistic, and each piece of decor that you find here is tastefully chosen. There are private elevators directly to your room too, and the rooms are quiet – which is not always a […]

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Boutique Hotel Phuket: Dewa Phuket

August 1, 2011

The video opens with water flowing out of the beautiful swimming pool of one of the Best Boutique Hotels in Phuket, Dewa Boutique Resort. One could see a family of three guests spending their time blissfully inside the swimming pool. They are having a whale of a time inside the swimming pool. Now the focus […]

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Future of Boutique Hotels – What’s Next?

July 15, 2011

Boutique hotels is a constantly developing concept – so how will boutique hotels change in the coming years? What’s about to come? LiveShareTravel has summarized ten key emerging trends in the boutique hotel industry. Although many boutiques are design-focused, there is an acknowledgement that guests are looking for more than the “cookie cutter” approach. So […]

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Sira Boutique Hotel

July 6, 2011

For everyone who love the taste of Lanna culture, wake up with ancient wall face to face, walk only 5 minutes to shopping at the Walking Street or to Wat Pra Singha temple. Lanna was an old kingdom of Northern Thailand. There are 17 luxury rooms with contemporary Lanna style decoration and 1 room that’s […]

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San Diego Hotel Indigo Sold for 55.5 Million Dollar Cash

June 24, 2011

Just two years ago a new luxury boutique hotel opened in San Diego: the Hotel Indigo. Now it’s been sold for $55.5 million in cash. You can read more about the deal here: East Village boutique hotel sold for $55 million

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Boutique Hotel near Bangkok Airport

June 21, 2011

Mariya Boutique Residence is a boutique hotel in Bangkok that provides delightful accommodations with the intimacy of a bed and breakfast. Located only 5 minutes from Suvarnabhumi Airport, the only place providing Lanna (Northern Thai) charm in the area; Mariya Boutique Residence is a low-rise 4-storey building renowned for its exclusive service and boutique lounge. […]

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Luxury Boutique Hotel Conference in Europe – A Review

June 18, 2011

150 delegates from countries all over the world participated in Europe’s first ever luxury boutique hotel conference in London this week. Topics that have been discussed were: what makes a hotel a boutique hotel? How to market a boutique hotel? And other issues related to finance, mixed-use developments and food. The feedback from participants of […]

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Kirkland Luxury Boutique Hotel: Lucky Draw

June 12, 2011

If you go to the Washington Brewers Festival, you have a chance to win a free night at the Heathman luxury boutique hotel in Kirkland, Washington. Read the rest of the story…

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The Luxury Boutique Hotel Paramount New York Gets A New Owner

June 9, 2011

The Paramount Hotel is a legend in the world of luxury boutique hotels in New York. Originally built in 1928 (on a design by Thomas W. Lamb) – it’s seen some of New Yorks most exciting times. In 1990 the hotel reopened after a remodelling period, and with new ownership. No other than Ian Schrager, […]

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