Sleep is an important part of ensuring travelers hit the ground running when they arrive in a new destination — whether for business or pleasure, there’s things to see, people to meet and other demands. In response, hotels are personalizing a traveler’s sleep experience and working harder than ever to meet guest needs when it comes to rest and relaxation.
Two hotel brands upping the ante when it comes to sleep programming initiatives are AKA and Library Hotel Collection. At AKA, luxury-service residences catering to travelers staying a week or longer, AKA Sleep School, a collaboration with the New York University School of Medicine Sleep Disorders Center and the Sleep Medicine Associates of New York City, helps guests achieve REM with customized accommodations, evening seminars and one-on-one consultations with certified sleep specialists. Guests can choose to customize their spaces with light boxes, black-out drapes, light-sensitive alarm clocks and more, and they can benefit from in-room screenings with board-certified sleep specialists.
The Library Hotel Collection offers in-room humidifiers and soup to guests feeling under the weather. Other items available by request include eye masks, special pillows and foam or featherbed mattress toppers. The Sleep Phones System was developed by doctors to lull users into a natural, restorative sleep, and is available on loan from the front desk.
Even hotels located near noisy airports are taking extra steps to facilitate sleep. Hilton Chicago O’Hare offers rooms with black-out curtains, comfortable beds, sound-proof windows and a calm no-fly zone location.
Tis the season of love, and this February finds millions of travel fanatics heading off to uncharted lands in search of a romantic getaway. But not every foreign city will set the mood. In fact, some are just downright unromantic in every way. Avoid these places at all costs.
Beyond being a major hub in the global transportation network, Hartsfield-Jackson is also proud to be a major hub for exciting, high-quality retail options through our award-winning concessions program, ATL Skypointe.
Embrace the hygge lifestyle with The Heima Box. The monthly subscription box company’s name translates to “at home” in Icelandic. Inspired by a Nordic lifestyle, the brand offers home décor and lifestyle items imported from Scandinavia and Iceland in its boxes.
Travel pros need an app like PackPoint. It’s an intelligent app packer that is way more than just a place to jot down supplies needed. This app is a huge step up for those that rely on their memory or pen and paper to help them remember everything to pack. It happens all the time when someone believes they packed enough, but it turns out they’re missing a few items and it’s almost always something that is impossible to go without. This app will help travelers cut down on their forgetfulness and aid in making a trip stress free.
Once business concludes, a world of wonder awaits in many of Italy’s incredible cities.
South America is a continent made for romance. As the birthplace of many seductive dances, this area knows how to show love and how to show it well. Newlyweds will love to take in the sights and culture of different places in South America while celebrating their love. Couples will enjoy being welcomed into the various countries by the friendly locals. There is a bevy of environments, including rainforests, beaches, deserts and even glaciers. South America offers a lot to a couple looking to bask in the afterglow of their wedding.