Design Issue 2016

Inside the Apartments at the Regency, the Unlikely Hub of Houston's Design Scene

When you weren't looking, the Regency House quietly became the coolest building in town.

08/22/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Travel

At the Park Hotel Tokyo, the Art is the Deal

When life gives you lemons, redo the walls.

07/13/2016 Photography by Scott Vogel

Get Me Bodied

It's A New Season for This Popular Downtown Hotel Spa

New treatments and equipment make the Four Seasons Hotel Houston's revamped spa and fitness center a prime spot for a relaxing summer in the city.

06/01/2016 By Ellie Sharp

Batter Up

At the New Marriott Marquis, a Killer Sports Bar for a Killer B

Seven-time All Star and beloved Houston sports icon Craig Biggio is partnering with the posh new hotel opening soon downtown.

04/15/2016 By Laura Gillespie

Italian Food

Dining With Hotel Granduca's Thoughtful New Chef

Houston-grown ingredients meet Italian recipes in Piedmontese chef Enrico Glaudo's kitchen.

04/08/2016 By Alice Levitt

Bayougraphy

Bobby Lee Hilton, Galveston Island Treasure

This 82-year-old historian and Hotel Galvez ambassador never gives the same tour twice.

03/31/2016 By Jeff Balke

ATX

The Sweet Perks of Austin's Newest Boutique Inn, Hotel Van Zandt

Free bikes, reserved seating for concerts, and a bar named after a chicken—yep, it's Austin.

02/21/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Sweetheart Sleepover

Make Plans for a Valentine's Day Staycation

Take advantage of the weekend with some romantic R&R at these Houston-area hotels.

02/10/2016 By Megha Tejpal

The Great Outdoors

Get Out: Valentine's Pas de Deux at Haras Hacienda

An equestrian show after dinner isn't the only thing that sets this Magnolia inn apart.

02/05/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Swiss Trips

A Night in the Museum

Zurich’s best hotel raises hospitality to the level of art.

01/06/2016 By Scott Vogel

Staycay

Take a Staycation: Hotel Zaza

Back to school? We say "back to the pool," with an end-of-summer staycation at Hotel Zaza.

08/27/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Act Fast

Travel to Dubai or Nicaragua with This Week's Top Deals

It’s time to book your next retreat.

08/20/2015 By Marianella Orlando

Check it out

Amazon Travel Site Expands to Houston and Other Metro Areas

Users can plan local getaways.

07/30/2015 By Marianella Orlando

#DTHTX

Take a Staycation: Hotel Icon

Downtown is rapidly transforming into an ultra hip place to hang—so why not stay awhile?

07/30/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Staying In

Take a Staycation: the Royal Sonesta Hotel

The Galleria is one of the state's premiere shopping and dining destinations—and it deserves more than a day trip.

07/13/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Travel Tips

How to Haggle for a Better Hotel Rate

Tips from a former hotel clerk

05/07/2015 By Trey Strange

Room Service

Hotel Derek Adds Forbes Honor, Again

Stay in style with Hotel Derek's four-star acclaim.

02/13/2015 By Chris Abshire

Design

A Stylish Reason to Visit New York

Houstonian Lauren Rottet has designed a pair of new signature suites at the swank Loews Regency Hotel.

12/23/2014 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Slideshow

A Rottet Studio Makeover for the Loews Regency Hotel

Lauren Rottet and the Houston-based Rottet Studio gave the 50-year-old Loews Regency Hotel in New York a stunning makeover.

12/23/2014

Style About Town

Design Secrets of Downtown's New JW Marriott

Tapping local artists, makers, and the building's historical pedigree, the JW Marriott aims to stylishly represent Houston.

11/07/2014 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen