Mexico's Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita has created a space for teenagers dubbed the Container, built from shipping containers. "We are excited to create a fun new environment for teen guests to join in friendly competition and create new and lasting friendships in a vibrant open-air space dedicated solely for them," said John O'Sullivan, general manager.
Victoria Beckham has announced the creation of her debut skincare line, following in the footsteps of her husband, David Beckham, who recently announced his own line with L'Oréal. Victoria Beckham did not reveal a partner for her skin-care line.
Nancy Dubuc has accepted the position of CEO at Vice Media after stepping down as A+E Networks chief where she oversaw the creation of the TV channel Viceland, as well as shows such as "Vikings" and "Six." Dubuc has been vocal about Vice's public problems with harassment and its "bro-y culture" but says the company is making strides with its female-led diversity and inclusion advisory council.
One of the world's most popular board games inspired the theme and decor of Monopoly Mansion by Sirocco, a luxury hotel set to open next year in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. A 1920s art deco design with an enlarged Monopoly backdrop will distinguish the 255-room property.
From bike racks in lobbies to shared rooms a la Airbnb, hotels and REITs are busily updating services to keep pace with technological advances, changing consumer tastes and fierce competition. Voice-activated guest room amenities and smartphone apps serving as room keys are among a host of innovations.
The YHI Spa at Mexico's Paradisus Los Cabos resort features a private pool, steam room, fitness center and beauty salon.
Switzerland's Grand Hotel Quellenhof will undergo a $42 million renovation next year, but the hotel's thermal spa, medical center and spa suites will remain open.
After being laid off and going through a difficult divorce, Kelli Chapin purchased Bohemia Healing Spa. Chapin said becoming a business owner wasn't in her original plans but taking the risk has "made such a difference in my life."