At the midpoint of the frenzied awards season, it seems appropriate to consider places to explore once that last envelope is opened and the final category announced. Offering respite and inspiration…
The 43-year old North Hollywood hotel built for "My Three Sons" and "7th Heaven" actress Beverly Garland has been redubbed the Garland, and continues to be owned by her son James Crank. A recent…
When Club Med founders Serge Trigano and sons Benjamin and Jeremie set out to open a U.S. outpost of their playful European boutique hotel brand Mama Shelter, they stuck with their proven formula…
The Sunset Strip's understated Grafton Hotel is bringing back the beef with the just-opened Oliver's Prime restaurant. Originally the location of Boa, the space went through a few other concepts…
Revivals succeed when classics are given a contemporary spin that appeals to today's audiences. Hotelier and developer Avi Brosh (Palihouse and Palihotel) boasts a history of breathing new life into…
UPDATE — Nicolas Cage may not be heading to indie thriller “Hotel 33” after all. Foresight, Emmet/Furla and Envision had announced on Friday that Cage was starring in the project but backed off on…
Downtown's Ritz-Carlton has the views, W Hollywood the scene, and Montage the address. L.A.'s trio of high-end hotel residences (condos to the rest of us) have hit their stride with buyers who…
While most marketing campaigns for consumer brands get refreshed every couple years, the Mandarin Oriental luxury hotel chain isn't looking to turn its back on its celebrity fans anytime soon.
W Hotels is checking into its first screenplay competition, pairing up with Intel Corp. and Roman Coppola ("Moonrise Kingdom") to launch "Four Stories," which will produce three winning scripts.
Several Los Angeles hotels that cater to the showbiz crowd are ready to show off mulitmillion-dollar makeovers just in time for awards season.
Housing film and TV crews on location continues to be a lucrative and very competitive niche for the hospitality industry.