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The Quin: Carnegie Hall hits 125


The lobby at The Quin

Not many 125-year-olds look as good as Carnegie Hall. But New York’s premiere concert hall is unique, a singular entity where music resounds, be it Beethoven or Bono. Few buildings do acoustics like Carnegie Hall, which celebrates this birthday season with a special performance roster. For years musicians playing Carnegie Hall stayed at the Buckingham hotel. Following a massive renovation, the Buckingham morphed into The Quin, a small, chic luxury hotel that’s proud of its Carnegie Hall connections (note the plaque commemorating the stay of Jan Paderewski, famed Polish pianist, composer and politician)....READ ON



November 16, 2015 | 2 Comments

View from the Trade Fairs: What You Can Expect to See at Hotels in the Coming Months

As an ardent trade show enthusiast, I look forward to November and the arrival of New York’s two big hotel shows — HX: The Hotel Experience and BD Boutique and Design Fair, aka Coming Soon to a Hotel Near You. Like anything at the fathomless, soulless Jacob Javits Center, the shows demands energy, resilience and …READ ON


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