Already with 22 properties worldwide, YOTEL announces four new openings for 2024, bringing its global portfolio to even more sought-after locations. The modern and youthful hotel brand takes on Europe and Asia next year.
This new hotel provides travelers with easy access to major business and leisure destinations including Geneva, Nyon and Lausanne. Spanning 237 rooms equipped with YOTEL’s signature technology and design features, guests also enjoy adjustable SmartBeds and sensory mood lighting. YOTEL Geneva Lake comes with a fitness center; entertainment and meeting space; as well as a 21,500-square-foot HYGGE, including a 24/7 indoor and outdoor Danish-inspired restaurant, bar and café. The hotel opens February 2024.
YOTELPAD London Stratford, United Kingdom
Marking YOTEL’s seventh brand in the country, YOTELPAD London Stratford (slated to open May 2024) prioritizes smart design and efficiency across its 62 PADS. Each PAD comes with multifunctional live, work and sleep areas; stylish bathrooms; and kitchenettes. YOTELPAD London Stratford also features Mission Control check-in, Grab & Go snack station and retail space. Guests can book anything from a one-night to a monthly stay.
YOTEL Bangkok, Thailand
Scheduled to open at the end of 2024, YOTEL Bangkok marks YOTEL’s growth in the region. The building, Cloud 11, will be home to the new hotel, as well as other companies nurturing Southeast Asian artists, makers and tech entrepreneurs. The building boasts Thailand’s largest rooftop park, and the 250-room hotel gives guests access to the rooftop, a multifunctional dining and work space, and two meeting hubs. YOTEL Bangkok also includes a destination restaurant and sky bar on the 22nd floor.
YOTEL Tokyo, Japan
Tokyo welcomes YOTEL Tokyo at the end of 2024, the first YOTEL property in Japan’s capital city. Offering 244 rooms, the hotel will be home to the brand’s signature robotic concierge, an outdoor terrace, 24/7 fitness center, Grab & Go snack station and meeting space. YOTEL Tokyo marks the first YOTEL brand in a wider YOTEL strategy to expand across key Japanese cities like Sapporo, Yokohama, Nagoya, Kyoto, Osaka and Kobe.
If you think you’ve been to the must-see destinations in Japan, but your explorations haven’t really taken you past the major travel hubs, consider Setouchi. Or maybe you’ve never visited Japan before, but want somewhere off the beaten path, Setouchi fits the bill. A small region in the southern half of the country, the destination offers plenty to see and do, regardless of its size.
Chautauqua Institution is a unique destination in western New York, which, every summer, hosts thousands of visitors who flock to the expansive grounds to attend a variety of programming all designed with “self and community betterment” in mind. Chautauqua Institution is nothing new; it was founded in the 1870s to provide wealthy Americans a more constructive and educational way to use their leisure time, and, this year, it’s celebrating its 150th anniversary, making it the perfect time to visit.
Everyone knows of San Diego, but, did you know, only a few miles south of the city, you can find a bustling neighborhood of restaurants, shops and community events? Chula Vista sits just north of the Mexican border and continues to grow in popularity due to its proximity to both San Diego, California, and Tijuana, Mexico.
United Airlines is in the midst of a major initiative to modernize its fleet over the next several years. After first announcing the plan in 2021, planes fitted with United’s signature interior are finally beginning to appear across the airline’s narrowbody fleet of Boeing and Airbus planes. United flyers are sure to notice these enhancements from the moment they step on board: Each new or updated plane sports remodeled seats, seatback entertainment screens for everyone, Bluetooth connectivity and more, all adding up to a better experience on every journey.