■ VIPs, C-suite execs and other special guests are invited to belly up to the bar at the W Scottsdale in Arizona for craft cocktails poured by GM David Cronin.
■ Bartenders are going bionic as they shake up hotel F&B. Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Biloxi shows us how its done.
■ Historic hotels have a story all their own to tell. Travel journalist Peter Greenberg is unlocking the past and sharing it with television viewers.
■ Suiteness, an online booking platform for luxury hotel suites, has snagged a former Hyatt VP for its team. He shares what’s next for the company.