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40 incredible eco-hotels to visit before you die

Misool Eco Resort sits within the 46,000km² Raja Ampat Shark and Manta Sanctuary, and contributes to 9 community and conservation projects in the …

Culinary Travel Awards 2014: All Winners

Across 21 categories, we've identified the very best—according to both an expert panel of world travelers and you, our readers—as well as additional …

Europe's Best Art Hotels

Inject some culture into your next vacation with these art-inspired European hotels<p><b>Le Negresco, Nice</b>With its palatial exterior and decadent rococo interiors, Le Negresco has welcomed everyone from Princess Grace of Monaco to the Beatles and Salvador Dalí through its doors. From its famous pink dome …

Here Now, Even More Renderings For the New McCormick Hotel

mccormick place hotel by mchugh<p>[Renders via SkyscraperPage Forum user spyguy]<p>It was just a week ago that a plan for yet another new hotel at McCormick Place was unveiled, thanks to a single teased render posted by the Prairie District Neighborhood Alliance on Facebook. However, we now have <b>full set</b> …

The Best Hotels For NFL Fans

Whether traveling to see your favorite team on the road or simply avoiding the long drive home after watching your hometown team, there's a slew of hotels near NFL stadiums to choose from. These five options will please even the most diehard fans.<p>Liz Santos, Hipmunk<p>Follow Hipmunk on Twitter: …

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The $100,000 Battery That Could Help Hotels Save Bundles of Money

Two 54-kilowatt energy storage systems at the Mark Hopkins Hotel in San Francisco's Nob Hill will be able to supply 20 percent of the building's electricity demand.<p>When the big utilities lose a guy like Harry Hobbs, trouble lies ahead. Hobbs is the area director of engineering for Intercontinental …

The Virgin Hotel Begins Trolling Competing Chicago Hotels

The <b>Virgin Hotel</b> recently announced that it would be opening its Chicago location in December, but the multinational conglomerate wants everyone to keep guessing about everything else. Virgin has been <b>tight-lipped</b> about its new project in Chicago since it began transforming the Old Dearborn Bank …

Hotel Test Drive: Renaissance Denver Downtown

Renaissance has been a solidly upscale brand that for as long as I can remember has flown beneath the radar in the hotel industry, never getting the name recognition of peers like Westin or InterContinental. It’s been a somewhat overlooked part of the huge Marriott family for nearly two decades, …

No request too outrageous: tales from hotel concierges

The guest speaker at a team-building conference in the Intercontinental Miami decided he needed something special for his session: a horse. With just two hours' notice, the hotel's concierge found a suitable steed and delivered it to the meeting room on time.<p>Guests at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in …

Famous hotel has a very old secret - CNN Video

One of America' most famous hotels kept a unique secret for three decades. CNN's Richard Quest visits the Greenbrier.One of America' most famous hotels kept a unique secret for three decades. CNN's Richard Quest visits the Greenbrier.

Peek Inside America's First Tiny House Hotel

Peek inside America's first tiny house hotel located in Portland, Oregon.

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