Nuvola Joins Boutique & Lifestyle Leaders Association as Premier Tech Provider

Nuvola, developers of hotel optimization and guest engagement software, joins the Boutique & Lifestyle Association (BLLA) to provide members with digital solutions designed to fit the wide-array of needs of independent hoteliers. Members of the specialized group can now access the tech provider’s newly developed COVID-19 cleanliness solutions through Nuvola’s StayClean Initiative. “Our team is […]

CIRQ+Clean Innovation Offers Solutions and Hope for a Safe Recovery

CIRQ+ founders dreamed of a world where people can work and live safely, allowing a nation hard-hit by the pandemic to return to the life they knew, and today that dream becomes a reality with the launch of CIRQ+CLEAN™. Developed by cloud-based platform CIRQ+ in response to the impact of the global COVID crisis, the […]

Travel Advisors & Boutique Hotels Working Together

BLLA to provide IATA’s (International Air Transport Association) AgentExperience ID Card program with authenticated list of boutique hotels The two associations will work together to ensure identified holders of the IATA/IATAN ID Card  will have access to agent rates and perks at global boutique hotels worldwide. BLLA today announced the collaboration of a very special […]

BLLA and Health4Luxury Partner to Certify Boutique Hotels

The Boutique Lifestyle Leaders Association (BLLA) partners with the industry’s foremost health & safety organization to assist boutique hotels in certifying their properties. Creating a sanctuary, scientifically tested and luxury certified for boutique hotels in the U.S. as we enter the second wave. BLLA continues its efforts to support the boutique hospitality sector by bringing […]

The Emerging and The Iconic Boutique Hoteliers of 2020

Explore the top four minds in the Boutique Community If you are making travel plans and hope to stay at some of the most innovative boutique hotels in the country, you will want to read about these hoteliers and their latest endeavors. Some are well known, while others are emerging. These hoteliers will create an […]

Best Boutique Hotel Design Projects of 2020

Explore the top four boutique design projects of the year Whether you’re looking for a unique and interesting trip, or to simply get away from it all, consider these destinations.  We know many of our readers like to keep their travel destinations on the more exotic side, so we have also included some information on […]

Best Boutique Hotels of 2020

Over 100 Rooms 1. The Revolution Hotel Number of Rooms: 177 “The boutique movement has evolved greatly since its inception in the early 1980’s with the first Kimpton Hotel. Over the years, visionaries like Ian Schrager and Alex Calderwood, among others, have blazed trails and set the tone for what a boutique hotel is and […]

Best Boutique Hotels of 2020

Under 100 Rooms 1. Asbury Ocean Club Hotel Number of Rooms: 54 “David Bowd of Salt Hotels, operator Asbury Ocean Club Hotel, sees the boutique movement as the future. The movement allows employees and guests to create natural authentic experiences in every aspect of the hotel journey. David believes that a boutique hotel should represent […]

Designing + Producing Furniture for Boutique Hotels

I have been in the custom hospitality furniture industry for over 20 years. My company, C2C Designs, has manufactured casegoods and seating for a variety of properties.  I can say, without hesitation, producing custom furniture for boutique hotels is a personal joy of mine. Why? Because…it’s all about the experience. And not just for us, […]

BLLA Collective: The Boutique Industry’s First Social Network

LOS ANGELES (JUNE 23, 2020) — Boutique Lifestyle Leaders Association (BLLA) unveils the BLLA Collective, the first social media platform for boutique hotels and businesses. BLLA Collective houses exclusive forums, messaging features, blog posts, activity feeds, and more for BLLA members with a BLLA Collective login. Users of the platform can post updates, such as articles and resources, […]