A growing number of hotels and resorts are accommodating cancer patients with customized spa treatments and menus developed in concert with nonprofits, medical professionals and nutritionists. The nonprofit Wellness for Cancer has trained therapists at more than 200 properties in safe techniques for massages, facials and other services.
The development of a hotel on Nicollet Hotel Block in Minneapolis is in doubt due to financing issues. "We haven't finished our thinking about the hotel, but I would say it has been a challenge to get the investment community to accept the required hotel overnight room rates," said Bill Katter, president of United Properties.
The Royal Penthouse Suite at Hotel President Wilson in Switzerland, at $80,000 per night, tops this list of the world's most-extravagant suites. Amenities include a private Jacuzzi with a view of Lake Geneva.
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A summary in Monday's ILHA SmartBrief should have said that Tamara Mims and Joni Costa are the current owners of Four Sisters Inns. SmartBrief regrets the error.
Success is terrifying. Like happiness, it is often appreciated in retrospect.