CH Global Spin: Round The World with Star Alliance and Marriott International

Our trip across the northern hemisphere and a chance to win two business class tickets by following along

Sponsored by Star Alliance and Star Alliance and Marriott TRAVELER

by Karen Day With the quick swipe of a finger we can now easily find out which restaurants are popular in Copenhagen, what’s stylish on the streets of Seoul or which Caribbean island delivers the most epic sunsets. Social media may have put the world at our fingertips, but it can’t replace the incredible stimulation that tangible exploration provides. Cool Hunting is centered around this …

The Surfjack Hotel + Swim Club, Honolulu

This locally designed, '60s-themed hotel in Waikiki is a glimpse into the future of Hawaiian hospitality

It’s not easy to stand out in the sea of hotels crowding Waikiki but, within just a few months of opening, the Surfjack Hotel & Swim Club has made quite a splash. While its distinguished neighbors (like the Royal Hawaiian and the Moana Surfrider) rely on luxury amenities, proximity to the shore and sheer size, the Surfjack leans on a distinct 1960s charm and an …

The Standard Introduces “Standard Time”

Putting guests first, the hotel group is offering check-in and check-out at any time

In a move that will have travelers no longer ruing 5AM arrival times or hangovers, The Standard has just announced it’s forgoing traditional check-in and check-out times at their hotels—from NYC to Miami and Los Angeles. For those who elect the service (choose it when booking the room, for an additional fee of about 5%), traditional arrival and departure hours are irrelevant—you just need to …