Press Coverage


We’ve worked hard to create an all-star collection of hotel and resort brands, so we’re understandably proud to have earned coverage in the world’s most-read hotel, travel, lifestyle and foodie publications and blogs.

If you have a press-related question or media inquiry, please contact Baltz & Company or Karolina Kielbowicz, VP, Public Relations.

Reader's Choice Awards: 2016 Best in the World

November 2014Condé Nast Traveler

Reader's Choice Awards: 2016 Best in the World

Newly merged Commune and Destination Hotels get a new name

September 30, 2016USA Today

Newly merged Commune and Destination Hotels get a new name

Sabatier, Leondakis map Two roads' success plan

September 29, 2016Hotel News Now

Sabatier, Leondakis map Two roads' success plan

Destination, Commune become Two Roads

September 28, 2016Hotels Magazine Online

Destination, Commune become Two Roads

Disruption From Inside Out Is Key to Hospitality Innovation, Says Two Roads CEO Niki Leondakis

September 27, 2016Skift

Disruption From Inside Out Is Key to Hospitality Innovation, Says Two Roads CEO Niki Leondakis

Destination Hotels and Commune Hotels Debut a New Name

September 26, 2016Skift

Destination Hotels and Commune Hotels Debut a New Name

24 Executives Share the Daily Habits That Keep Them on Top

June 28, 2016Inc. com

24 Executives Share the Daily Habits That Keep Them on Top

Destination, Commune Appoint Todd Wynne-Parry to EVP Role

June 22, 2016Hotel Business Online

Destination, Commune Appoint Todd Wynne-Parry to EVP Role

A Happy, Complementary Marriage: Destination-Commune merger unites domestic, international companies

June 2016Smart Meetings

A Happy, Complementary Marriage: Destination-Commune merger unites domestic, international companies

What's Hot: People: Niki Leondakis & Jamie Sabatier

June 2016HOTELS

What's Hot: People: Niki Leondakis & Jamie Sabatier

People Power: Niki Leondakis

May 2016 Hospitality Design

People Power: Niki Leondakis

Change Makers: Kathleen Cullen & Frederic Flageat-Simon

April 2016HOTELS

Change Makers: Kathleen Cullen & Frederic Flageat-Simon

Commune, Destination share common goals

January 26, 2016Hotel News Now

Commune, Destination share common goals

Hotels Ramp Up Mergers

January 23-24, 2016The Wall Street Journal

Hotels Ramp Up Mergers

Commune Hotels & Resorts Merges with Destination Hotels

January 22, 2016The Wall Street Journal Online

Commune Hotels & Resorts Merges with Destination Hotels

The World's Best Awards: Top 15 Hotel Brands

August 20, 2016Travel + Leisure

The World's Best Awards: Top 15 Hotel Brands

Seattle's New Best: Stay Smack in the Center of the City's Downtown Revival and Still Get That Epic Water Fix

August 2016Conde Nast Traveler

Seattle's New Best: Stay Smack in the Center of the City's Downtown Revival and Still Get That Epic Water Fix

5 Questions with The CEO of Commune Hotels

July 2016Hotel Management

5 Questions with The CEO of Commune Hotels

Women of Influence

July 2016Hospitality Design

Women of Influence

Time Capsule

April 2016Conde Nast Traveler

Time Capsule

First Look At Thompson Seattle Hotel Opening Summer 2016

March 3, 2016Forbes

First Look At Thompson Seattle Hotel Opening Summer 2016

The Gold List 2016: The 142 Hotels Around the World We Always Recommend - and Come Back to Again and Again

January 2016Condé Nast Traveler

The Gold List 2016: The 142 Hotels Around the World We Always Recommend - and Come Back to Again and Again

Midsize Company Spotlight: Commune Hotels & Resorts - Core Values Don't Have to be Boring

November 13, 2015Chicago Tribune

Midsize Company Spotlight: Commune Hotels & Resorts - Core Values Don't Have to be Boring

Most Admired CEOs 2015: Hotel CEO Niki Leondakis opens doors for others while building a global brand

November 13, 2015San Francisco Business Times

Most Admired CEOs 2015: Hotel CEO Niki Leondakis opens doors for others while building a global brand

Connecting with Commune - Q+A Dynamic Duo

November 2015Boutique Design

Connecting with Commune - Q+A Dynamic Duo

Commune Hotels Introduces Personalized Guest Communication Service

October 29, 2015Skift

Commune Hotels Introduces Personalized Guest Communication Service

Leading Women in Lodging: Role Models - Niki Leondakis, CEO, Commune Hotels & Resorts

September 2015Lodging

Leading Women in Lodging: Role Models - Niki Leondakis, CEO, Commune Hotels & Resorts

In Transit: Q&A Niki Leondakis on why small rooms can be attractive

August 23, 2015The New York Times

In Transit: Q&A Niki Leondakis on why small rooms can be attractive

First Look: How The Thompson Playa del Carmen is Upping the Ante in Playa del Carmen

August 18, 2015Travel and Leisure

First Look: How The Thompson Playa del Carmen is Upping the Ante in Playa del Carmen

Wanxiang Teams With Pritzker for $1 Billion in Hotels

August 14, 2015Bloomberg Business

Wanxiang Teams With Pritzker for $1 Billion in Hotels

Boutique-Hotel Operator Checks Into Asia Expansion

June 10, 2015The Wall Street Journal

Boutique-Hotel Operator Checks Into Asia Expansion

Personal Best - Commune Hotels' Niki Leondakis' secret to success: She knows what makes people tick

May 2015Smart Meetings

Personal Best - Commune Hotels' Niki Leondakis' secret to success: She knows what makes people tick

My Omani journey ends at the hotel

April 26, 2015The Sunday Telegraph - UK

My Omani journey ends at the hotel

The Micro - Living Trend Checks Into Hotels

April 3, 2015Fast Company Online

The Micro - Living Trend Checks Into Hotels

The Best in Luxury Travel

April 2015Luxury Travel - Australia

The Best in Luxury Travel

A New Resort for Post - Hurricane Los Cabos

March 27, 2015The New York Times

A New Resort for Post - Hurricane Los Cabos

Unveiling the Newcomers

Spring 2015Departures

Unveiling the Newcomers

Chicago Athletic Association given new life as hotel

March 17, 2015Chicago Tribune

Chicago Athletic Association given new life as hotel

Set sail on a floating hotel

March 2015Business Traveller - Asia Pacific

Set sail on a floating hotel

It List - The Best New Hotels in the World: Thompson Miami Beach

March 2015Travel + Leisure

It List - The Best New Hotels in the World: Thompson Miami Beach

Joie de Vivre Heads East

January 21, 2015HOTELS Online

Joie de Vivre Heads East

Exclusive First Look: Thompson Miami Beach

November 21, 2014Travel + Leisure

Exclusive First Look: Thompson Miami Beach

2014 Readers’ Choice Awards: Thompson Chicago

November 2014Condé Nast Traveler

2014 Readers’ Choice Awards: Thompson Chicago

Joie de Vivre Hotels Prioritizes Discovery and Bookings on New Homepage

September 9. 2014Skift.com

Joie de Vivre Hotels Prioritizes Discovery and Bookings on New Homepage

Thompson Hotel Headed for Nashville’s Gulch Neighborhood

August 21, 2014The Tennessean

Thompson Hotel Headed for Nashville’s Gulch Neighborhood

Seattle Lures Billionaire Pritzker in Building Boom

August 1, 2014Bloomberg Online

Seattle Lures Billionaire Pritzker in Building Boom

The 18th Annual Hot List: Thompson Chicago

May 2014Condé Nast Traveler

The 18th Annual Hot List: Thompson Chicago

It List 2014: Thompson Chicago

March 2014Travel + Leisure

It List 2014: Thompson Chicago

Reader's Choice Awards: 2016 Best in the World

November 2014Condé Nast Traveler

Reader's Choice Awards: 2016 Best in the World

The Gold List 2016: The 142 Hotels Around the World We Always Recommend - and Come Back to Again and Again

January 2016Condé Nast Traveler

The Gold List 2016: The 142 Hotels Around the World We Always Recommend - and Come Back to Again and Again

Condé Nast Traveler China: The Gold List

December 2015Condé Nast Traveler China

Condé Nast Traveler China: The Gold List

Three new luxury hotels in Asia

October 2015Timeout Singapore

Three new luxury hotels in Asia

Hot Hotels: The Best Hotels in the World

October 2015Travel Weekly

Hot Hotels: The Best Hotels in the World

L'Officiel Voyage: Openings

Fall 2015L'Official Voyage

L'Officiel Voyage: Openings

Boutique-Hotel Operator Checks Into Asia Expansion

June 10, 2015The Wall Street Journal

Boutique-Hotel Operator Checks Into Asia Expansion

My Omani journey ends at the hotel

April 26, 2015The Sunday Telegraph - UK

My Omani journey ends at the hotel

The Best in Luxury Travel

April 2015Luxury Travel - Australia

The Best in Luxury Travel

Unveiling the Newcomers

Spring 2015Departures

Unveiling the Newcomers

Set sail on a floating hotel

March 2015Business Traveller - Asia Pacific

Set sail on a floating hotel

Harper’s Bazaar Spa awards 2015

February 2015Harper’s Bazaar

Harper’s Bazaar Spa awards 2015

Reader's Choice Awards: 2016 Best in the World

November 2014Condé Nast Traveler

Reader's Choice Awards: 2016 Best in the World

Check-in: Revamping a Former Men's Club

August 2016The New York Times

Check-in: Revamping a Former Men's Club

It List 2016: Chicago Athletic Association

March 2016Travel + Leisure

It List 2016: Chicago Athletic Association

Midsize Company Spotlight: Commune Hotels & Resorts - Core Values Don't Have to be Boring

November 13, 2015Chicago Tribune

Midsize Company Spotlight: Commune Hotels & Resorts - Core Values Don't Have to be Boring

Discoveries: Hotels - Game On

September 2015Architectural Digest

Discoveries: Hotels - Game On

Fanfair: Clubby Retreat

July 2015Vanity Fair

Fanfair: Clubby Retreat

Chicago Athletic Association given new life as hotel

March 17, 2015Chicago Tribune

Chicago Athletic Association given new life as hotel

Chicago Athletic Association Hotel

September/October 2015Sleeper

Chicago Athletic Association Hotel

Reader's Choice Awards: 2016 Best in the World

November 2014Condé Nast Traveler

Reader's Choice Awards: 2016 Best in the World

Into the Wild

October 2016The Improper Bostonian

Into the Wild

Destination Hotels Reborn

August 1, 2016Vacation Agent Magazine

Destination Hotels Reborn

20 of America's Most Beautiful Hotels

July 29, 2016CNN

20 of America's Most Beautiful Hotels

5 Amazing Places For Wine Lovers To Get Married

July 13, 2016Forbes Travel Guide

5 Amazing Places For Wine Lovers To Get Married

Texas Two Step

June 30, 2016Points North Magazine

Texas Two Step

A Smart, Complimentary Marriage

June 1, 2016Smart Meetings

A Smart, Complimentary Marriage

La Cantera Resort & Spa, Hill Country

May 29, 2016D Magazine

La Cantera Resort & Spa, Hill Country

Terranea: A Secluded Pacific Ocean Retreat

May 25, 2016Jetset Magazine

Terranea: A Secluded Pacific Ocean Retreat

San Antonio Bound in the BMW 3 Series

May 22, 2016Huffington Post

San Antonio Bound in the BMW 3 Series

While in San Diego, stay in Paradise

May 13, 2016Austin American-Statesman

While in San Diego, stay in Paradise

A Happy Return

May 4, 2016INDULGE Magazine

A Happy Return

Hotel Intel: Wailea Beach Villas, Maui

May 3, 2016Paste Magazine

Hotel Intel: Wailea Beach Villas, Maui

South by Summertime

May 1, 2016PaperCity Magazine

South by Summertime

Introducing the 2016 Hot List

April 20, 2016Condé Nast Traveler

Introducing the 2016 Hot List

Off the Beaten Path in Historic Richmond, Virginia

April 14, 2016The National Post

Off the Beaten Path in Historic Richmond, Virginia

Escape to the Perfect Destination

April 7 – 13, 2016Houston Style Magazine

Escape to the Perfect Destination

Celebrate Earth Day April 22 with Destination Hotels

April 7, 2016Luxury Travel Magazine

Celebrate Earth Day April 22 with Destination Hotels

Hotels for Foodies

March 31, 2016Recommend

Hotels for Foodies

A Visit To Virginia Wine Country + D.C.

March 16, 2016Parade.com

A Visit To Virginia Wine Country + D.C.

Global Cocktail of the Week: The American Cincinnatus from Maple & Pine Bar in Richmond

March 4, 2016Condé Nast Traveler

Global Cocktail of the Week: The American Cincinnatus from Maple & Pine Bar in Richmond

A Pair of Outdoorsy Pacific Northwest Getaways

March 2, 2016INDULGE Magazine

A Pair of Outdoorsy Pacific Northwest Getaways

Stake and Eggs

March 2016Hotel F&B Magazine

Stake and Eggs

A Dreamy Winter Beachside Escape At L'Auberge Del Mar

February 23, 2016Forbes.com

A Dreamy Winter Beachside Escape At L'Auberge Del Mar

Destination Hotels' Event Producers Program Drives Its Brand Strategy

February 5, 2016Successful Meetings

Destination Hotels' Event Producers Program Drives Its Brand Strategy

Colorado's Rise of the Indy Hotels

January 15, 2016Denver Business Journal

Colorado's Rise of the Indy Hotels

The Hotel With the Best Views in Seattle (and Shuffleboard, Too)

January 6, 2016Yahoo!

The Hotel With the Best Views in Seattle (and Shuffleboard, Too)

Industry Watch: Destination Hotels and Radisson are Best in Class

November 30, 2015Smart Meetings

Industry Watch: Destination Hotels and Radisson are Best in Class

Hotel and Tour News: Deals for Cyber Monday

November 27, 2015New York Times

Hotel and Tour News: Deals for Cyber Monday

Reader's Choice Awards: 2016 Best in the World

November 2014Condé Nast Traveler

Reader's Choice Awards: 2016 Best in the World

Midsize Company Spotlight: Commune Hotels & Resorts - Core Values Don't Have to be Boring

November 13, 2015Chicago Tribune

Midsize Company Spotlight: Commune Hotels & Resorts - Core Values Don't Have to be Boring

Joie de Vivre Heads East

January 21, 2015HOTELS Online

Joie de Vivre Heads East

Joie de Vivre Hotels Prioritizes Discovery and Bookings on New Homepage

September 9. 2014Skift.com

Joie de Vivre Hotels Prioritizes Discovery and Bookings on New Homepage

Reader's Choice Awards: 2016 Best in the World

November 2014Condé Nast Traveler

Reader's Choice Awards: 2016 Best in the World

'Top Chef' Host Tom Colicchio Takes us on an Early Tour of The Beekman, and his new restaurant Fowler & Wells

August 22, 2016WMagazine.com

'Top Chef' Host Tom Colicchio Takes us on an Early Tour of The Beekman, and his new restaurant Fowler & Wells

THE HOT LIST 2016: The Cape, a Thompson Hotel

May 2016Conde Nast Traveler

THE HOT LIST 2016: The Cape, a Thompson Hotel

First Look At Thompson Seattle Hotel Opening Summer 2016

March 3, 2016Forbes

First Look At Thompson Seattle Hotel Opening Summer 2016

Midsize Company Spotlight: Commune Hotels & Resorts - Core Values Don't Have to be Boring

November 13, 2015Chicago Tribune

Midsize Company Spotlight: Commune Hotels & Resorts - Core Values Don't Have to be Boring

First Look: How The Thompson Playa del Carmen is Upping the Ante in Playa del Carmen

August 18, 2015Travel and Leisure

First Look: How The Thompson Playa del Carmen is Upping the Ante in Playa del Carmen

A New Resort for Post - Hurricane Los Cabos

March 27, 2015The New York Times

A New Resort for Post - Hurricane Los Cabos

It List - The Best New Hotels in the World: Thompson Miami Beach

March 2015Travel + Leisure

It List - The Best New Hotels in the World: Thompson Miami Beach

Exclusive First Look: Thompson Miami Beach

November 21, 2014Travel + Leisure

Exclusive First Look: Thompson Miami Beach

2014 Readers’ Choice Awards: Thompson Chicago

November 2014Condé Nast Traveler

2014 Readers’ Choice Awards: Thompson Chicago

Thompson Hotel Headed for Nashville’s Gulch Neighborhood

August 21, 2014The Tennessean

Thompson Hotel Headed for Nashville’s Gulch Neighborhood

Seattle Lures Billionaire Pritzker in Building Boom

August 1, 2014Bloomberg Online

Seattle Lures Billionaire Pritzker in Building Boom

The 18th Annual Hot List: Thompson Chicago

May 2014Condé Nast Traveler

The 18th Annual Hot List: Thompson Chicago

It List 2014: Thompson Chicago

March 2014Travel + Leisure

It List 2014: Thompson Chicago

In Transit: Q&A Niki Leondakis on why small rooms can be attractive

August 23, 2015The New York Times

In Transit: Q&A Niki Leondakis on why small rooms can be attractive

The Micro - Living Trend Checks Into Hotels

April 3, 2015Fast Company Online

The Micro - Living Trend Checks Into Hotels