Waldorf-Astoria

Heidi Klum Reveals Why She Left ‘Project Runway,’ Says Gigi Hadid Could Replace Her

No one could really replace <b>Heidi Klum</b> – but <b>Gigi Hadid</b> may be in the running to try! The former <i>Project Runway</i> host opened up to <i>Us Weekly</i> on Thursday, …

Gigi Hadid

Millie Bobby Brown Calls Haters 'Weird' For Criticizing Friendship With Drake

Millie Bobby Brown will not let haters discount her relationship with Drake. When the 14-year-old actress revealed her close friendship with rapper …

Beverly Hills

Waldorf Astoria sky lobby window shatters, no injuries reported

LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- A window in a top floor of the Waldorf Astoria on the Las Vegas Strip shattered early Thursday morning, a representative …

Las Vegas

Hilton launches food and beverage academy

Hilton Worldwide has launched a special training program in Singapore to equip employees in the food and beverage (F&B) and culinary departments …

South-east Asia

Johnny Galecki Looks Madly In Love In New Photo With Girlfriend Alaina Meyer

The 'Big Bang Theory' star has a new leading lady.<p>Johnny Galecki has a new leading lady. The <i>Big Bang Theory</i> star shared a new photo to Instagram …

Celebrity News

New Luxury Hotel Openings Around the World

There have been a plethora of new luxury hotel openings this season. From China to Chile, the growing options are making it easier to tick off items on the bucket list and see more destinations around the world. If you’re looking for an extravagant getaway destination for your winter vacay, look no …

Tel Aviv

In bustling Bangkok, 'relaxed luxury' at new Waldorf Astoria

I've never had much love for Bangkok. Not for lack of trying: I've visited a few times over the years and have always come away with the sense that I …

Luxury Travel

Alibaba's Jack Ma says it can't create 1 million jobs in U.S. due to Trump's China tariffs

SAN FRANCISCO — Last year, Chinese online sales giant Alibaba said it could create 1 million jobs in the United States over the next five years by building a marketplace where American small businesses could sell to China’s burgeoning middle class.<p>Now Alibaba Chairman Jack Ma says with U.S.-China …

Tariffs

Waldorf Astoria hotel - Bangkok, Thailand

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Thailand

Trump Administration Official Nikki Haley Is Featured In The New Joan Jett Documentary, ‘Bad Reputation’

If you’ve seen enough music documentaries, well, any documentary really, you know that one of the key features is the appearance of “talking heads.” These are notable figures from the given subjects life who are there to provide context, backstory and anecdotal evidence about their greatness or …

Nikki Haley

How to Make the Best Old Fashioned Cocktail

When you're in the mood for a bonafide classic that never stops being cool.<p>The Old Fashioned is basically the OG cocktail. The first reference to it—as well as the first published definition of the word "cocktail"—came in the May 13, 1806 edition of a newspaper called <i>The Balance and Columbian</i> …

New York City

A Menswear Boutique with Fashion-Forward Sneakers Pops Up in the Gold Coast

This Week’s Top Story<p><b>Notre</b> (notre-shop.com), the hip menswear boutique, has opened a pop-up shop at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel (11 E. Walton St.) The …

Chicago

The Blackthorn Cocktail

With a name like the Blackthorn, you may think this sloe gin cocktail is named after the blackthorn tree which produces sloe berries. …

Vermouth

Inside Waldorf Astoria’s new showstopper restaurant

<b>The buzz:</b> After 12 years in Denmark, chef Rungthiwa Chummongkhon (formerly of Copenhagen’s Michelin-starred Kokkedal Slot and Noma) has returned home …

Bangkok

17 iconic photos that were taken on Sept. 17

This is a view of a barn with sand drifts, some up to 6 feet in height, in front of them, in Beadle County, South Dakota, Sept. 17, 1935. (AP …

St. Louis

Grand Wailea adds to culinary team

Grand Wailea, A Waldorf Astoria Resort announced the appointment of a new sushi chef and executive pastry chef at the Maui resort.<p>Tadashi Yoshino …

Sushi

The Times’ disgraceful smear of Nikki Haley

Hours after posting an online smear of Ambassador Nikki Haley, The New York Times on Friday afternoon corrected the article to make it clear she had …

Opinion

US mission defends costly curtains at UN ambassador's home

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. mission to the United Nations is defending the installation of costly curtains at the official New York residence of Ambassador Nikki Haley on security grounds. It also says Haley had no say in the matter.<p>A White House official in the Obama administration, Brett Bruen, …

U.S. Politics

Hotel Review: Waldorf Astoria Chengdu, China

The 52-storey skyscraper is a recent addition to the Hi-Tech Zone, where global companies like Intel are transforming the city. This hotel fits in …

Lifestyle (Canada)

Anbang Sells Securities Unit in First Big Asset Sale to Raise Cash

BEIJING—Anbang Insurance Group Co., the once-highflying insurer seized by the Chinese government, has sold off a securities unit to two state-backed firms in the first big asset sale to raise cash for the troubled company.<p>Shenzhen Qianhai Financial Holdings Co. and Xiamen International Trade Group …

Xiamen

Nikki Haley spent over $52K in State Department money on curtains

Nikki Haley spent $52,700 in State Department money on “customized and mechanized” curtains for her luxury apartment across from the United Nations …

Nikki Haley

Hilton Stepping Up Bonuses: Up to 475,000 Points Possible

American Express has upped the introductory bonuses on its fleet of four Hilton Honors credits cards. It’s now possible to earn up to 475,000 Hilton …

American Express

Warm up With a Soothing Hot Apple Toddy

• Coat the bottom of an Irish coffee glass or mug with honey.<br>• Add the whiskey or apple brandy.<br>• Fill with hot apple cider.<br>• Stir well.<br>• Garnish with the …

Recipes

Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts Presents Creative French Menu Inspired by Chinese Imperial Cuisine

<i>The seven-course set menu, jointly developed by two renowned chefs, makes its debut at Waldorf Astoria Beijing</i><p>SHANGHAI, CHINA and MCLEAN, Va., Sept. 13, 2018Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, the iconic luxury brand of Hilton (NYSE:HLT), announced on September 12 the debut of an exquisitely curated …

Inventions

Chicago’s Top 5 Best Luxury Hotels

<b>Pursuitist Presents The Top 5 Best Luxury Hotels in Chicago. It’s easy to indulge your love of exquisite accommodations in the Windy City.</b> …

Luxury Lifestyle

'A Tragedy Like No One Has Ever Seen': Stevie Nicks' 9/11 Diary

Fleetwood Mac singer wrote notes as New York disaster unfolded around her.Continue reading…

Classic Rock

Hilton Diamond Suite Upgrades: Interesting Change To Terms

I’ve spent a fair bit of time lately talking about the intricacies of Marriott’s new Platinum upgrade policy. Specifically, Marriott said they’d be …

Waldorf-Astoria

Italy's Best Luxury Hotels: Rome Cavalieri, A Waldorf-Astoria Resort

While Rome brims with priceless masterpieces created by the most revered artists of all time, you probably wouldn’t expect to find three paintings by Giovanni Battista Tiepolo, arguably the greatest European painter of the 18th century, gracing the sprawling lobby of Rome Cavalieri, A …

Italy

Food Wine Weekends brings special events to Waldorf Astoria, Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek

Fall in Central Florida means foodie events, from Magical Dining Month to the Epcot International Food and Wine Festival. Another is to being added …

Food & Dining

Mandarin Oriental Leaves Vegas, Returns to Hawaii

Luxury hotelier Mandarin Oriental has many properties around the world, but its footprint in the U.S. is limited; especially now as the Mandarin …

Mandarin Oriental