A couple of Swiss conceptual artists are offering open air “hotel rooms” perfect for the summer.


Kayak, a platform that can be used to search for flights, trains, stays, packages and more is expanding into the hotel business, the company announced Tuesday.

The Kayak Miami Beach will open its doors on April 11, Kayak CEO Steve Hafner told USA TODAY in a statement.

It was developed in partnership with Life House and housed in the hotel chain’s Collins Park property, which closed last March during the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic.

“Life House will be managing hotel operations and running the property day-to-day,” Rami Zeidan, founder and CEO of Life House, told USA TODAY in a statement. “Kayak will be primarily focused on the tech behind-the-scenes.”

The move from Kayak to enter the hotel business comes