Brandon Berkson
Brandon Berkson

Conceptualized by boutique hotel pundit and enthusiast, Brandon Berkson, Hotels Above Par is an expert-curated guide with under-two-minute articles designed for the hip traveler who is short on time.

The guide has garnered a strong community of hotel and travel lovers, who use it for a variety of reasons, including as a source of inspiration for future trips, as well as a place to celebrate and support hotels.

Since its inception in April 2020, at the beginning of the pandemic, Berkson has significantly grown the guide’s following. Its success has seen content expand past hotels to restaurants, destinations, and other travel-related topics. Every story encompasses Berkson’s vision: A look into the coolest, unique, trendy, and boutique-oriented experiences across the world, which can be read in less time than it takes to brush your teeth.

With Hotels Above Par’s rapid growth, Berkson has selected top-line, travel-expert journalists to write articles, each one bringing a new perspective and form of punditry to the guide.

When asked about what’s to come, Berkson will tell you, “this is just the beginning.”

So, with that, we invite you to come explore the world’s hottest and unique hotels, destinations, restaurants, and travel experiences with us.

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