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How a Brexit could affect the hospitality industry

The hospitality and leisure industry awaits the decision on 23 June this year with anticipation as to whether the UK will be leaving the EU. The …

Starwood And Airbnb Are Poised To Take Cuba's Hospitality Industry By Storm

The U.S. Treasury has given Starwood the approval to refurbish two Havana hotels.<p>Airbnb will be able to expand its limited operation in Cuba.<p>Havana is known for a lack of modern hotels.<p>The U.S. Treasury Department gave permission over the weekend to two U.S. companies looking to make their mark on …

What makes hotels vulnerable to security threats?

The large number of people often present in a hotel is one of the major reasons that makes it vulnerable. That the environment in hotels is designed …

Security

Readers' travel photography competition – March winners

Grand vistas dominated in this competition, though some opted for intimate details. Scroll to see the winner, judged by Mick Ryan of fotovue.com. The winner gets his shot displayed at the year-end exhibition at the Guardian’s London HQ and stands a chance of winning a Secret Fjords’ self-drive …

Travel Photography

7 Places Where the U.S. Dollar Is Really Strong Right Now

Travel

Zaha Hadid's most incredible hotel designs

Architecture

5 New Travel Apps That Make Navigating the Airport a Breeze | Inc.com

Good news for frequent business travelers: a handful of new mobile apps from airlines and airports aim to make your next trip a breeze.<p>Many of these apps operate through "beacons," which are sensors that transmit Bluetooth technology to communicate with users. Others apps use Wi-Fi, providing …

Flying

The 10 best airports in the world

"To be named the World's Best Airport by Skytrax for the fourth year running is a significant achievement for Changi Airport and a clear affirmation that we continue to hit the right notes in our pursuit of service excellence," Changi Airport Group CEO Lee Seow Hiang said in a statement.<p>The Skytrax …

Flying

The most beautiful underwater photographs you'll see all year

15 facts about Canada that will surprise you

1. It’s warmer than you think.<p>Not only does Vancouver Island’s Victoria get 30% less rainfall than Seattle, it has a 60° Fahrenheit year-round …

Canada

6 of the best places to visit this month

Spring showers are the least of anyone's worries in places like Casablanca, Morocco; or Brussels, Belgium, where April drops the least amount of rain all year. However, if it's the budget you're worried about, places like Chicago and Copenhagen — two of the most affordable places to travel this …

Cherry Blossom

Festival season 2016: The top 10 to do around Europe this summer

With ticket prices for many festivals in the UK being a bit out-of-budget for most students, there are always alternatives. You want to go on a trip …

Great American Railroad Journeys: Best US train journeys

Tonight Michael Portillo continues his rail journey along the Upper Mississippi and finds out how engineers in the 19th century made the Mississippi …

15 passport stamps to impress your friends

South America

10 Coolest Hotels In London Right Now

The Dorchester, Claridge’s, the Savoy, the Ritz – London’s venerable 5-star hotels are famous the world over. They’re icons, intimately tied with the …

10 Tech-Savvy Hotel Innovations

You probably used some form of technology to book your room. You’re Instagramming like a maniac. You’ve brought along your favorite travel gadgets. …

Hospitality

Cool down in a Dubai ski chalet

Avoid the misery of a Middle Eastern midsummer with a ski vacation in one of the hottest cities in the world.<p>In Dubai in June, the heavy, hot Middle Eastern sun has reached its zenith. The average temperature is above 40C, the sea is like a warm bath, the golden sand burns your feet and the …

Travel

The best rooftop bars—with views—at New York City hotels - Curbed NY

Though it may not feel like it right now, spring is just around the corner, which also means that soon, most New Yorkers will be feeling the itch to be outdoors. There are plenty of places to satisfy that ourdoorsy urge (parks! beaches!), but the city's plethora of trendy hotels offer some of the …

The Best New Buildings Of The Year

The festival took place October 2nd - 4th at Singapore's Marina Bay Sands, which was also once a WAF Award-winning design.<p>These 29 incredible designs were winners in their respective categories, which included Housing, Villa, and Office. Among the winners are repurposed public spaces, brand-new …

These Incredible Hotels Will Leave You Feeling Like A Completely New Person

Healing Hotels of the World strives to change the way you think about vacation.<p>The hotel collection offers a unique take on travel, one that emphasizes health and wellness, rather than the more taxing vacation habits some have formed, like drinking heavily, over-eating and not getting enough …

You Can Now Stay at an Underwater Hotel Room and Sleep with the Fishes

At the Manta Resort on the island of Pemba, Tanzania, you will find a hotel room unlike any other. Designed by Mikael Genberg of Genberg Underwater …

8 Infinity Pools You Have to See to Believe

From the crystal clear waters of the Mediterranean Sea to the soaring skyscrapers of Singapore, there may be no better way to truly soak in a destination this summer than by lazily lounging beside one of the world's most beautiful infinity swimming pools. While it's impossible to pick a favorite, …

Marina Bay Sands

British luxury travel site Secret Escapes just raised $60 million from Google Ventures and others

The round, in which existing investors Index Ventures and Atlas Venture are also participants, will go towards funding the company's international expansion. We first saw the news over on TechCrunch.<p>Members-only site Secret Escapes launched back in 2011, and, according to International Business …

Luxury Travel

Here's why you shouldn't pay attention to hotel stars

Sure, there's a noticeable difference between a one star property and a five star property, but that's pretty much it. Between user reviews and professional guidebooks, someone else's five star could be your three star, and you won't know until you get to the hotel.<p>What's wilder? What a hotel calls …

Hospitality

Ten Reasons You Need An Employee Incentive Program | The HR Gazette

Posted By Jack Martin<p>An employee incentive program is designed to reward and recognize exceptional employees for reaching goals that are aligned with …

Most Americans spend two full workdays a month on Facebook

Procrastinating on Facebook appeals equally to the young and old, but sending disappearing messages on SnapChat is truly for millennials.<p>The latest figures on digital traffic that the audience measurement company comScore released this week suggests Snapchat (and, to a lesser degree, Instagram) are …

Time Management