Hilton launches ‘The Spa Club’ global spa treatment membership program

Hilton Worldwide has launched a monthly spa treatment membership called “The Spa Club” at properties worldwide across six Hilton brands, the worldwide hospitality company announced Thursday. Although standalone spa brands also offer monthly memberships, Hilton is the first major hotel brand family to roll out a monthly treatment membership. “We look forward to welcoming new members…

The Arctic Club Seattle: Distinctive, with plenty of character

There’s something extra special about hotels that have taken up residence in historic buildings. They can provide the same brand standards as other properties under the same umbrella, whether it’s in-room coffee and tea and a warm cookie at check-in, but these distinctive edifices are what form that extra je ne sais quois that inspire the imagination.…

Starwood, Hilton hotels replace key cards with Bluetooth

Two major hotel brands announced plans Monday to roll out mobile-enabled room keys to select brands in their portfolios, beginning in late 2014 and early 2015. Hilton Worldwide and Starwood Hotels and Resorts both announced plans for members of their loyalty programs to check in and get room keys on a mobile device, which will allow access to their…