hospitality & travel

Automotive Lyft Riders Can Earn Loyalty Points At Hilton And Delta

Members of Hilton Honors and Delta SkyMiles can synch their accounts with Lyft to earn points every time they ride with the service

Brand Activation & Immersion Airbnb Enters Luxury Hotel Space With New York Skyscraper Properties

The homesharing app hopes to capture the spend of its millennial demographic as they age into professional travel and increased income with apartment-style suites at Rockefeller Plaza

Hotels, Hospitality & Travel JetSuite Teams With Travel Agency Embark For Personalized Luxury Journeys

This exclusive partnership will provide premium travelers with customized journeys across destinations and events

Loyalty & Membership Ford Enhances The Ownership Experience With Rewards Program And At-Home Repairs

Ford is aiming to create an ecosystem for customers, further training staff and enabling on-demand repair services alongside launching a loyalty program

Design Los Angeles' Halcyon Hotel Is An Experiential Extension Of A Candle Brand

The hopsitality-meets-candles hotel is a forthcoming concept focusing on mood, scent and storytelling for an immersive boutique experience

Cafe & Restaurant TWA Hotel Offers Travelers Food From Iconic NYC Vendors

The hotel, slated to open May 15, will offer diners the chance to experience NYC's international variety like the Halal Guys and Earl of Sandwich in a reference to the TWA's global reach

Post Purchase Service & Support Marriott Home-Rental Service Offers Travelers Airbnb Alternative

Hotel giant Marriott is testing a pilot home-rental program in Europe, launching in the U.S. later if successful

Home Vacation Platform Vacasa And Wayfair Homegoods Launch Interior Design Program

Vacasa is hoping to gain consumer appeal by helping its vacation rental owners furnish their spaces with the retailer's trendy and affordable designs

Entertainment AppleTV Streamers Can Enjoy Airbnb Original Programming

The home-share platform is creating original programming for AppleTV as well as potentially launching its own content studio

Fashion & Apparel Shinola's Detroit Hotel Merges City History With Modern Luxury

Watch brand Shinola is bringing its high-end image to a branded Detroit hotel that celebrates and bolsters the local community

Beauty Coachella Attendees Can Shop Their Festival Necessities On Amazon Storefront

The etailer launched a digital storefront designed to function as a one-stop-shop for attendees' festival needs, aligning with younger consumers through occasion-based marketing

Merchandising & Curation Galeries Lafayette Launches Paris Concept To Invigorate Department Store Scene

The Paris retail mainstay is opening an outlet on the Champs-Elysées as an experimental fashion laboratory for cutting-edge brands and digital tech, aiming to create a day-trip destination for tourists and luxury customers alike

Shopper Education & Assistance Alibaba's Mobile-First FlyZoo Hotel Lets Guests Navigate With Their Face

The first hotel from the ecommerce mainstay lets guests access elevators and rooms through facial recognition, book and check in via the app, and even order more towels through a room robot

Luxury Costa Cruises Curates Luxury Onboard Retail For Chinese Travelers

The luxury cruise liner created a retail experience aimed at its Chinese customers who are looking for high-end goods, featuring Bulgari, Salvatore Ferragamo and more