I was pleased to contribute to this story with Luxury Daily about the virtual cooking opportunities with Mandarin Oriental, titled "The Fantastic Recipes." Mandarin Oriental is running this new content marketing campaign that aims to connect virtually with consumers on lockdown through its classic hospitality, keeping ties warm with its audience and hoping to resume the in-person relationship once travel...

I was pleased to contribute to this story with Luxury Daily about the expectations when travel does return in a post-covid world. The travel and tourism business has been hit hard as lockdowns and border closures to curb the COVID-19 outbreak are keeping consumers from leaving their homes. There could be a new opportunity for luxury hotels and resorts when they...

These are strange times, indeed. I have spent years working and planning “the next” project or assignment, when working with publishers, hotels, destinations and other travel and lifestyle brands. Whether it was my work on brand marketing projects; developing editorial destination features; or reviewing hotels; there has always been an urgency to begin focusing on the next job. While I switched...

There is a growing buzz around Washington, D.C. about a new kind of hotel coming to the District. With two properties in France that have made big impressions in their neighborhoods, MOB Hotels has some exciting openings in the near future in Europe and the United States, including Washington, D.C. This is the latest hospitality project of philosopher-turned-entrepreneur Cyril Aouizerate....

With the recent opening of the Al Bait Sharjah, this port town on the Arabian Gulf has stepped up its game on the hospitality front. The 53-key resort has forged a new anchor for the Heart of Sharjah, a redevelopment project that seeks to preserve a great swath of the city as it was in the 1950s. Understanding the importance...

Vacations are a time to relax, unwind and enjoy the spoils of our hard work. Where spa treatments and tee times are on the agenda, not conference calls and meetings. Where “I’ll have another” refers to cocktails not coffee, and suit and ties are bypassed for Bermuda shorts and boat shoes. As often the case, these vacations have a lasting impression,...

Perhaps I’m just old school, but I always look forward to stopping by the airport book store to pick up one of the latest best sellers to read on my journey. So I naturally love this newest luxury hotel amenity by Bedside Reading®, which places a wide variety of complimentary books (physical, ebooks and audiobooks) by the bedside in a...

BMW has not yet released the prices that go along with the new 7 Series in 2020, but from everything we see and hear, this luxury sedan will be an elegant combination of technology and luxury. Gracefully sporting proportions and alluring bodywork mark the exterior design of the new BMW 7 Series. The latest edition of the 7 Series features...

As someone who has been involved with brands at just about every stage of development, marketing and promoting for nearly 20 years, it’s exciting when I have an opportunity to work with brand marketing projects. It’s always a collaboration, so it is important to bring the best people together with the strongest members of the brand teams to execute photoshoots,...

I always enjoy the opportunity to work on projects that are uniquely matched with my talents and interests, so when I was approached to copyedit a new real estate investing book, I jumped at the opportunity. When copyediting nearly 100,000 words, it consumes several weeks of your life, so it's fantastic to see the book now released, and receiving great...