Martinhal – Redefining Lodging for Discerning Families
Martinhal Cascais Family Hotel

Martinhal – Redefining Lodging for Discerning Families

At the Martinhal Cascais, there are bikes for adults and kids, including with training wheels, at the entrance and an extensive property where to ride. The dining room contains an area where kids can play, complete with a kid-sized kitchen. There is a spa and, of course, pool, and a large kids’ club where even babies are welcomed

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Two New York Hotels To Light Up Your Holidays
Loews Regency New York decked out for the holidays

Two New York Hotels To Light Up Your Holidays

Those touring The Big Apple over the holidays certainly could use some after a day of ice skating in Central Park, checking out the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree and all the holiday lights and/or hitting the museums

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Westin Gets it Right for Families in Berlin
Gendarmenmarkt Christmas Market near the Westin Grand Hotel in central Berlin

Westin Gets it Right for Families in Berlin

Westin and Le Meridien Hotels have just introduced new family programs, they say, in response to a changing global demand for family travel. Rather than focusing on a kids club, this idea stresses that playing “knows no borders or language barriers but rather inspires kids to explore learn and build relationships."

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Hotels restaurants increasingly focusing on local food and healthy choices
Eggs in hell at Sazerac

Hotels restaurants increasingly focusing on local food and healthy choices

It is Friday night in Seattle. But what’s interesting is the Sazerac with its distinctive chandeliers and hip-but-casual vibe and food best described as modern South meets Northwest is in Kimpton’s Monaco Hotel.

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Staying in a 21-century-designed hotel room for kids
The new LEGOLAND Hotel in Carlsbad CA

Staying in a 21-century-designed hotel room for kids

Hotels are so much more than a place to sleep these days, especially for families. Check into the Thayer Hotel at West Point, N.Y., and kids might even learn a little history in a room dedicated to famous graduates like astronaut Buzz Aldrin, complete with memorabilia. (The newest is the Army Baseball Room.)

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