The iconic New York City skyline is a must-see for anyone traveling to New York. While many sites in New York offer temporary glimpses of the skyline, few boast views from hotel windows and rooftop lounges. Here are some of the newest and underrated spots to enjoy the New York City skyline from the comfort of a soft bed or cozy chair with a cocktail in hand.
Motto Chelsea recently opened in January and has already made waves with its stunning views of the city. Located in the Chelsea neighborhood, Motto Chelsea lies 42 stories above the city. The 347-room hotel features views of the Hudson River, the Freedom Tower and even the Statue of Liberty.
Also new to New York City, Hyatt Place New York Chelsea features 510 contemporary rooms, each boasting lookouts of different iconic spots in the city. Located within walking distance of some of the city’s best attractions, including the Empire State Building, The High Line, Chelsea Market and Madison Square Garden, the rooms offer views of One World Trade and the Empire State Building. The hotel will also soon add an outdoor terrace bar and restaurant to further enjoy the city from above.
This year-round venue sits on the rooftop of Dream Downtown and allows guests to not only enjoy light bites and delicious cocktails but also the skyline views of Manhattan and the towering skyscrapers. The lounge features an indoor lounge and roof terrace furnished with leather furniture and greenery. The lounge serves as the perfect spot for a relaxed happy hour or energetic night out on the city.
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ToursbyLocals, the private tour marketplace connecting travelers with certified local guides for customizable tour experiences, conducted a proprietary travel survey to determine travel trends for 2023. The company features more than 44,000 guides in almost 200 countries, allowing a comprehensive study to reveal what’s in store for next year.
Hyatt recently announced plans to open more than 20 luxury and lifestyle hotels and resorts in Latin America and the Caribbean through 2024. Some of these new openings include expansion of Hyatt brands into new markets.
Whether you prefer a villa on the beach or an ultra-luxe suite downtown, you’ll find everything you’re looking for in Los Cabos.
Hotelier Ash welcomes its fourth hotel, Ulysses, to its collection. Situated in Mount Vernon, Baltimore, the 116-room hotel features an all-day café and late-night drinking parlor. The new hotel lies within the historic, nine-story Latrobe Building, a former 1912 apartment building with an early Italian Renaissance design. The hotel earns its name, Ulysses, from a ship that brought Bavarian immigrants to Baltimore at the turn of the century. The name also pays homage to James Joyce’s legendary and revolutionary novel and to the Greek hero, Odysseus.
Sonesta International Hotels Corporation unveiled enhancements to its meeting and events offerings through new and expanded partnerships.
IHG® Hotels & Resorts certainly has a lot to celebrate, starting with an incredible growth story. Over the past five years, IHG has acquired or launched six new brands: Six Senses® Hotels Resorts Spas, Regent® Hotels & Resorts, Vignette™ Collection, voco™ hotels, avid® hotels and Atwell Suites™. Most recently, IHG reached an important milestone with its 6,000th open hotel. The company looks to further expand its portfolio by 30 percent with 1,800 hotels in the development pipeline, with significant focus on growth in the luxury segment where IHG is positioned as one of the top two hotel chains.
Norwegian Cruise Line recently announced a beverage partnership with iconic drink brand Coca-Cola. Norwegian Prima will be the line’s first ship in its fleet to carry Coca-Cola products as its official drink. The remaining Norwegian Cruise Line ships will implement Coca-Cola beverages by the end of December.