Cool Hotels: Branding, Architecture, and Design
AIA New York
The Center for Architecture
March 8, 2010
New York City
Larry Korman, President of AKA, participated in a lively panel discussion on the interplay of hotel design, trends, and brand vision, hosted by AIA New York. AKA, the most innovative and forward-looking brand of Extended Stay Hotel, was the sole representative in this category. The other hip hoteliers on the panel were Michael Achenbaum of the Gansevoort Hotel Group and Stephen Brandman of Thompson Hotels. Mr. Korman spoke about AKA's distinct vision as a provider of extended stay residences: premier locations, spacious accommodations, impeccable service, exquisite design, and exclusive amenities like a.cafe, a.fitness, and a.lounge. AKA offers excellence and value to the luxury traveler who needs space and comfort for stays of a week or longer.