(CNN) — Your business trip might be more basic airport hotel than five-star city center establishment, but wherever you're staying, being a traveling executive can add up. Plus, some cities are pricier than others -- whether it's picking up a sandwich on the go or grabbing a bottle of water. Planning your next conference abroad? Management consultant ECA International has surveyed cities across the globe to work out which will leave travelers struggling to balance the books on the plane home. New York remains at the top spot -- which ECA says is because of pricey hotel rooms -- but there's been a few surprise admissions and re-entries from urban hubs across the world. New entries Los Angeles is number 9 on the list. Pixabay 2018's list only included two American cities, with New York taking the top spot and Washington DC coming in at eight. This year, Washington's risen up the list to number four -- while West Coast cities Los Angeles and San Francisco are new … [Read more...] about Most expensive cities for business travel in 2019
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By Amy Sohn The New York Times Thu., Feb. 14, 2019 When Kwame Campbell, 48, a real-estate conference producer, travels to Providence, Rhode Island, for events at his alma mater, Brown, he stays at the Hope Club in the College Hill neighbourhood, chartered in 1876. “I love it,” he said. “It is like an Edith Wharton novel, one of those turn-of-the-century mansions.” Campbell said he enjoys the sense of history, although room modernizations can make for unusual configurations. “My shower had a frosted window overlooking the hallway,” he said. “It was definitely a moment out of ‘The Shining.’” As more boutique hotels offer a retro, clublike experience, some travellers have discovered that they prefer the real thing: lodging overnight in private, 19th-century clubs. So-called city clubs offer culture, history and a sense of belonging under one landmark roof, and, although it might sound counterintuitive, are … [Read more...] about City clubs offer cultural, historic alternative to hotels
By Heide Brandes Published 9:47 am PST, Friday, January 25, 2019 Frank Ropp takes a call in the lost-and-found at the Hilton San Francisco Union Square hotel in November. Frank Ropp takes a call in the lost-and-found at the Hilton San Francisco Union Square hotel in November. Photo: Photos By Liz Hafalia / The Chronicle 2018 Buy photo Photo: Photos By Liz Hafalia / The Chronicle 2018 Image 1 of / 4 Caption Close Image 1 of 4 Frank Ropp takes a call in the lost-and-found at the Hilton San Francisco Union Square hotel in November. Frank Ropp takes a call in the lost-and-found at the Hilton San Francisco Union Square hotel in November. Photo: Photos By Liz Hafalia / The Chronicle 2018 Buy photo What happens to … [Read more...] about What happens to the stuff we leave in hotel rooms?
With new ownership and recent renovations, a number of San Francisco’s most iconic hotels remain the best places to stay While San Francisco may becoming to expensive to live in, it is still relatively affordable to visit. And unlike New York City’s hotel scene which seems to grow and grow, with trendy newcomers stealing the show, many of San Francisco’s top places to stay are the same properties they have always been—despite minor name changes. The following list is not ranked in any particular order nor does it represent the most expensive hotels—though most are on the pricer side. Our criteria included price, neighborhood, proximity to quality restaurants and attractions and overall allure. The St. Regis A relative newcomer (opened in 2005), The St. Regis San Francisco is located in the vibrant SoMA district affording guests magnificent views of the San Francisco cityscape. Rooms feature stylish contemporary decor in creams and dark woods, with … [Read more...] about The Best Hotels In San Francisco
News Related: Four Seasons, Four Seasons Dubai, Four Seasons Hampshire, Four Seasons Hualalai, Four Seasons Kuala Lumpur, Four Seasons Marrakech, Four Seasons Oahu, Four Seasons Resort Langkawi, Four Seasons Wailea, Grand-Hôtel du Cap-Ferrat You might find it hard to believe, but one of the most expensive Four Seasons hotels in the world is also one of the cheapest. I have already detailed how to book a Four Seasons hotel at the cheapest rate, now we investigate which hotels the cheapest Four Seasons hotels in the world and how and when to book, to take advantage of discounts at this luxury hotel chain. Our Travel Auctions Sort Bypopularlatestending The Four Seasons hotel chain doesn’t discount it’s rooms. But if you travel outside the high season you may well be able to buy a packaged up break with free nights. You will find these four for three and three for two night deals on the offers page of each individual hotel on the Four Seasons website. Equally, if you … [Read more...] about 10 Cheapest Four Seasons Hotels In The World