Graduate Hotels offers a memorable stay with unique, sustainable décor, showcasing the significance of discarded objects from the past.
The hotel mastered the art of bringing new life to pieces thrown away. The brand sends someone to local thrift stores and flea markets to pull unique pieces like vintage Nikes and repurposed basketball bleachers. These salvaged objects provide connections from each region to the hotels’ designs, as well as highlight the location’s history and culture. Most of the time, these objects are things that you wouldn’t expect to see in a normal hotel.
At Graduate Hotels Roosevelt Island, the front desk is made from a vintage card catalog where old vaccines were once held.
Learn more about Seattle, Washington’s, booming music scene at Graduate Hotels Seattle, where vintage amps line the two-story lobby wall.
Sneaker fanatics must stay at Graduate Hotels Eugene because the front desk doubles as a display case for 43 pairs of vintage Nikes. The collection of iconic waffle racers, Blazer Kids and a pair of roller skates pays homage to Eugene being the city where Nike got its start.
Nashville, Tennessee, started the beauty queen phenomenon and Graduate Hotels Nashville takes inspiration from that by using a dress skirt in the large blue light fixture in the lobby. If you head to the White Limozeen rooftop, keep an eye out for the Emma’s Flowers sign, a tribute to a closed landmark business.
Graduate Hotels Bloomington celebrates Indiana basketball with vintage bleachers from local gyms and chandeliers from vintage basketball hoops.
Variety Cruises calls itself the cruise company for non-cruisers. The small-ship cruise line caters to travelers in numbers of just a few dozen at a time, taking them on voyages to luxurious destinations such as Tahiti, West Africa, Egypt and Israel.
Whether you are interested in music, art, history, food, sports or fashion, Music City has something for everyone to sing about. Nashville is accessible, friendly and authentic, with diverse neighborhoods, a storied musical heritage and a creative culture that energizes the city.
Looking for the newest hotel for your next ski trip? This December, Maribel Hotel, a new alpine ski chalet, opens in Sierra Nevada in Grenada, Spain. The hotel lies at the foot of the slopes with direct access to the Maribel and Águila slopes.
United Airlines remains firmly committed toward sustainability in aviation. The latest development in its eco-conscious goals includes working with Oxy Low Carbon Ventures to commercialize the production of sustainable aviation fuels (SAF) with biotech firm Cemvita Factory. Cemvita looks to develop a revolutionary new way to produce SAF by using carbon dioxide and synthetic microbes. Additionally, United Airlines Ventures (UAV) recently announced an equity investment in Fulcrum, and United has invested more in SAF production than any other airline in the world.
Visiting the airport these days means you’ve either booked a flight or you’re simply dropping someone off or picking them up. However, as part of a new initiative from Southern California’s Ontario International Airport, travelers and locals can visit the airport’s terminals to dine and shop without need of a ticket. The new initiative also allows friends and family members to spend more time with travelers before their flights depart.