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Another Superlative for Dubai: Largest Man-Made Lagoon

Already home to manmade islands and ski resorts, Dubai is set to build the world’s largest crystalline manmade lagoon, the developers behind the …

10 Charming American Bed & Breakfasts Around The US

Today is National Country Inn/Bed & Breakfast Day.<p>To honor the holiday, our friends at Hotels.com put together a list of the best-rated Bed & Breakfasts in 10 American cities and towns that are famous for their charming B&Bs.<p>Pamper yourself and book a room at one of these 10 charming properties. …

8 Hospitality Trends We’re Tracking at Skift This Week

Every week we post hundreds of stories across various sectors in travel, connecting the dots across various global trends, and in these weekend posts …

5 Hotel Steals: Columbus Day Weekend & Beyond

(photo: Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Resort)<p>The leaves aren't the only thing falling these days. Prices at some of the country's best kid-friendly hotels are dropping, too, which makes this a great time to plan an escape for Columbus Day weekend or later this fall. Here are five deals to get you …

6 Tourism Trends We're Tracking at Skift This Week

Every week we post hundreds of stories across various sectors in travel, connecting the dots across various global trends, and in these weekend posts …

Disney's New 'MyMagic' Wristbands to Turn Big Data Into Big Profits

By giving visitors to its theme parks rubber bracelets embedded with microchips and encouraging them to plan minute details of their trips weeks …

What Travelling to 66 Countries Has Taught Me

While I don't covet passport stamps and don't really pay attention to my little blue book anymore, I hit a travel milestone a couple of weeks ago that I couldn't ignore. My trip to Montenegro and Bosnia marked the 65th and 66th countries I've set foot in: a fact that floors me since I never …

The Most Iconic Banksy Works Of All Time

Earlier this week Banksy revealed he would spend the month of October putting up art around New York City.<p>In honor of his NYC takeover, we're taking a look back at some of his most iconic works.

Ten Ratios To Make You Money In Stocks

Evaluating stocks to buy and sell can be a tricky business, even with all of the data available at your fingertips. Out of the dozens of ratios and metrics that give clues to the financial health of a company, a few of them are extremely useful for their simplicity and effectiveness.<p>Here are ten …

The world's best secret islands

Looking for a romantic spot that's (almost) all yours? Here’s a list from our brand new <i>Best in Travel 2011</i> guide to reignite your love affair with desert islands, with picks from across the globe.<p>1. Torres Strait Islands, Australia<p><i>Image by Killer White Fluff</i><p>As far as you can go in Oz without …

15 Homemade Beauty Recipes

We’ve been on a DIY beauty kick recently with homemade face masks, lip balms, and face scrubs. But there are so many more things you can DIY in your kitchen to use in your beauty routine. Here are a few of our favorite makeup essentials, hair products, and a few luxuries, too. We think an at-home …

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