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7 Ways to Save Some Serious Dollars on Wedding Travel and Accommodations

The cost of traveling to a wedding adds up—fast. Between getting there and staying there, attending a wedding can easily cost a couple hundred bucks, if not more!<p>Already feeling stressed? Here are seven smart ways to save some serious money on wedding travel and accommodations:<p><b>1. Carpool.</b><br>Depending …

How IoT and Travel Go Hand-in-Hand

<b>IoT and Travel</b><p>There is no question that the Internet of Things, or IoT, is here to stay. Just this year alone, Gartner predicts there will be around …

Why Become a Project Manager

Our latest articles<p>Why has project management become a sought after career path? Well, project management has evolved significantly over time and as the nature of industry has changed the role of project manager has become more important.<p>Nowadays advances in technology, the changing emphasis of …

Retiring To Mexico: The World's Best Beach City

In 1963, Elizabeth Taylor followed Richard Burton to a sleepy little port on Mexico's west coast where he was starring, along with Deborah Kerr and Ava Gardner, in a John Huston-directed film called <i>Night of the Iguana</i>.<p>For his movie set, John Huston chose Mismaloya, a small village just south of …

Mexico

Designing the front desk with empathy can take pain out of the hotel check-in process

Virtually every traveler has endured the same, numbing ritual: You stand at a counter, biding your time as a clerk mysteriously types away, their eyes focused on a screen you never see. If you’re really unlucky, you can repeat this process three times in one day, at the airport, at the rental car …

Hospitality

Living is easy in Puerto Vallarta

<i>From our archives, this story first appeared in January 2015</i><p><i>• • •</i><p>If you look into the story of Puerto Vallarta’s evolution from sleepy fishing …

What Google Learned From Its Quest to Build the Perfect Team

<b>Like most 25-year-olds,</b> Julia Rozovsky wasn’t sure what she wanted to do with her life. She had worked at a consulting firm, but it wasn’t a good match. Then she became a researcher for two professors at Harvard, which was interesting but lonely. Maybe a big corporation would be a better fit. Or …

Leadership

Favourite Paris bistros: readers’ travel tips

The streets of Paris thrum with bistros serving tourists and locals traditional and contemporary delights at a wide variety of prices. Our readers help sort the gougères from the crépes<p>Winning tip: Jaja<p>Just behind the hustle and bustle of the Marais is a hidden little entrance to Jaja, a cosy …

France

Blame Priceline and Expedia. Hotel industry experts say more hotel chain consolidation coming

What financial experts in the hotel industry say is driving the move for hotel chain consolidation is Expedia and Priceline. These two online travel …

Hospitality
Hospitality

At luxury hotels, pets provide soothing experience – and a marketing opportunity

Marcus is working the room.<p>Part of a solicitous team working to create an impression of accommodating luxury, he greets guests in the plush lobby of the Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise. A ripple passes through the teeming crowd of winter holiday makers. One by one their heads turn, sometimes …

Pets

Marriott CEO: Stop Applauding People Who Boast About Not Sleeping

Arne Sorenson gets seven-and-a-half hours of sleep each night, and he's proud of it.<p>In a Friday interview with The Huffington Post's Jo Confino at the annual World Economic Forum meeting in Davos, Switzerland, the Marriott chief executive warned against idolizing business leaders who boast of …

Hospitality

9 Reasons to head to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico's beachy resort

Mexico is a perennial favorite for American travelers looking for a beach getaway. Yet not all beach destinations were created equal. Some feel like they were built yesterday merely as a place to disgorge jumbo jets. On the other hand, long before tourists discovered it, Puerto Vallarta was a …

Puerto Vallarta

Space voyages? Underwater hotels? Survey reveals top travel predictions for 2030

The future often often seems so far off and fantastical. Yet with technological advances, we’re already seeing the arrival of self-driving vehicles (and flying cars!), 3-D organ printing and even “Back to the Future II”-like hoverboards. Not to mention things we take for granted, like the …

Apple Watch

How much is an Emmy really worth?

In the walk up to the Primetime Emmy Awards ceremony, the big talk was what would win “Outstanding Comedy Series” award. If the ABC comedy series …

Entertainment

The Top High Tech Hotels Around the World

NEW YORK (MainStreet) — Free, universal WiFi has become the new water in the highly competitive hotel industry - viewed as a basic, must-have among …

Hospitality

How to work a room at an important networking event

<i>The Leadership Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> …

Leadership

Why Google, IBM, and Intel are backing this hot technology

A group of leading companies including Amazon, Google, Goldman Sachs, Hewlett-Packard, and IBM are joining forces to help make an emerging data …

Red Hat

Are the French Rude to the American Tourists?

The French may tend to be more politically incorrect, more intuitive and impulsive -- they have Latin blood and they prove it in everything: art, la joie de vivre, cuisine, the entire Paris is a testament of their Latin blood in action.<p>Is that considered rude? By some standards, yes, by others, not …

France

Here's what hotels will look like in the future

Hotels are scrambling to anticipate travelers' future needs, and while no one has a crystal ball, some changes already taking effect can help us get a glimpse of what's to come.<p>We spoke to hotel designers and industry insiders to get an idea of what hotels will look like in the future.<p>The quality …

Hospitality

Snapchat and the golden opportunity for travel marketing

Snapchat was the fastest growing phone application of 2014. And with 120 million active users sending over a billion snaps per day, the app is poised …

What are some outdated hiring practices that may be limiting companies' talent searches?

<i>Answer by Michael O. Church on Quora.</i><p>There are so many stupid cultural biases that it’s hard to name just one, but the one that is most flagrant, …

Silicon Valley

7 Castles That Will Help You Live Out Your Game of Thrones Dreams

<i>By Nicolle Monico</i><p>With the second episode of <i>Game of Thrones</i> Season 5 having aired this past Sunday, we have been daydreaming about castles, palaces and royalty all week. And, since Americans have a never-ending fascination with British kings and queens, it got us wondering what it'd be like to rent …

Game of Thrones

How to Give Your Kids the World

I have heard it all. Seriously, I have heard every single excuse people have for not traveling with their children. The children are too young. There are too many of them. They're just not good travelers. How about, you don't have enough money or too few vacation days. Well, I have a secret. Not …

Parenting

Ultimate Summer Road Trip: San Francisco to Los Angeles

Cruise along the Pacific Coast Highway<p>The 450-mile stretch of Pacific Coast Highway between San Francisco and Los Angeles is one of America's most iconic road trips. And for good reasons: vast beaches, towering mountains and uninterrupted views of the Pacific guide you down the California …

California

6 Life-Saving Travel Accessories Under $10

<i>By: Gianni Jaccoma</i><p><i>Credit: Sarah Anderson/Thrillist</i><p>You know that feeling you get when, just as you get to the airport, you realize you forgot your phone charger? Well, while it's a heart-sinking feeling, it's not a matter of life and death. Except for your cell phone battery, anyway. But when it …

Alexander Hamilton

How Will You Encounter Experiential Travel?

If a picture is worth 1,000 words, what is an experience worth? The experiences of travel are what make one's journey priceless. The memories of these experiences are what make travel last forever.<p>Perhaps this is because I have been to 85 countries, but when I travel, it's no longer stunning sites …

Travel

This Guy Planned The Best European Road Trip So You Don't Have To

If you thought planning a road trip in the U.S. was hard, try planning one for Europe.<p>Randy Olson, the brilliant Ph.D. candidate who recently planned the best way to road trip across America, just calculated the most epic European road trip ever. Add it to the bucket list <i>pronto</i>.<p>To calculate the …

European Travel

How Mobile Technology Can Transform a Travellers’ Experience

HSMAI's 10th Annual AsiaConnect Conference was held in Singapore on September 3, 2014. Ani Bhalekar, mobility solutions expert at Accenture Digital …

Travelers