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Robin McLaughlin

Robin McLaughlin
Robin McLaughlin is associate editor of LODGING.

Hilton Launches Tempo by Hilton, a New Lifestyle Brand for “Modern Achievers”

Today, Hilton announced the launch of its newest brand, Tempo by Hilton. Touted as an “approachable lifestyle brand,” Tempo by Hilton was designed to fill a missing niche in the industry—accommodating travelers looking for...
Moxy East Village

Openings: Moxy East Village Celebrates Music and Culture

Across the street from renowned New York City concert venue Webster Hall sits Moxy East Village, a property that celebrates the area’s generations of music and culture. The 286-room hotel offers queen, double, and...
Pod Philly

Check Out: The Guestroom at Pod Philly

The first micro-hotel in Philadelphia, Pod Philly's 234 guestrooms average just 180 square feet of space—but that doesn’t mean they feel cramped. The spaces are optimized for efficiency, with each design element serving a...
The Oceana Hotel in Santa Monica, CA. Photographed by Lisa Romerein.

Check Out the $30 Million Renovation at The Oceana Hotel in Santa Monica

Oceana, a 70-suite luxury hotel in Santa Monica, Calif., recently underwent a $30 million renovation, readying the hotel for the elevated expectations of today’s travelers. Involving updates to the entire hotel, the renovation turned...
Old Fashioned - Cocktail Box Co.

DIY Drinks: Helping Guests Make Their Own Craft Cocktails

Hotel bars vary in design but are all similar in service, and minibars tend to provide the same options across the board. Combining external bar operations and in-room minibar experiences is the Cocktail Box...