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What's Really Behind the Hotel Industry's Plans to Combat Airbnb

Over the weekend, The New York Times published an article, “Inside the Hotel Industry’s Plans to Combat Airbnb,” which included pages from a 2016 …

This Is the Hottest New Amenity in Luxury Homes

Dual master bathrooms and closets are nice, but this luxe feature is even more in demand<p>For a long time, the suggestion of couples (at least couples under 70) sleeping in separate rooms was something of a taboo: It signaled a giving up—on romance, on sex, on the pretense of togetherness. Sleeping …

Cuba's Underwater Paradise Could Be a Model for Sustainable Tourism

We emerged from the deep blue sea speechless over the gorgeous canyons and gardens of coral and soft sponges, seemingly lasting to infinity. The …

2017 is the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development

• 30shares<p>Home > Events > Event News > 2017 is the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development<p><i>The year 2017 has been designated as the</i> …

Rainmaker focuses on hotel tech after making $300 million from sale of housing kit

Rainmaker will devote its attention to hotels and the casino world after trousering a cool $300 million from the sale of its real estate tech to …

Learn Digital Photography with Harvard University’s Free Online Course

Since the taking of the very first photograph in 1826, photography has developed, as it were, in ways hardly imaginable to its first few generations …

Are we in the hospitality industry ready for 2017?

<b>As 2016 draws to a close, now is the perfect time to take stock of what we have experienced and learnt over the year as an industry. Every new year</b> …

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The 20 best destinations to visit in 2017

From the charms of Chile to glorious Granada and the beaches of Bermuda, our experts select the 20 best destinations to visit in the coming months.<p>1. Chile<p>If Brazil owned South American travel last year, Chile takes over for 2017. Slowly, methodically, the continent’s most overlooked wonderland has …

Park Hyatt Los Angeles is Coming Soon

Los Angeles is finally getting a Park Hyatt! <i>The Wall Street Journal</i> reports that Hyatt has reached a deal with Beijing-based Oceanwide Holdings to …

Gourmet ganja? Marijuana dining is growing up, slowly

LYONS, Colo. How to set a tone of woodsy chic at a four-course candlelight dinner served under the stars in the Colorado foothills:<p>Live musicians and …

Yunak Evleri Hotel

Rarely does sleeping in a cave sound this comfortable. The Yunak Evleri Hotel is a series of seven cave houses carved into the side of the hill, now …

Food & Dining

The Concierge With Kim Kardashian When She Was Robbed Wrote Her an Open Letter

The concierge of the Paris private residence where Kim Kardashian was robbed at gunpoint reportedly wrote an open letter in the French magazine, …

14 Surprising Psychological Reasons Someone Might Fall In Love With You

University of Massachusetts psychologist Joan Kellerman asked 72 unacquainted undergrads to pair off and stare into each other's eyes for two minutes.<p>…

How This Tiny Island Could Change Sustainable Tourism

On a recent trip to the Galapagos Islands on G Adventures‘ Island Hopping Tour, I was humbled to experience one of the world’s most environmentally …

Boutique Hoteliers Aren't Worried About Big Brands, Politics or Airbnb

What are boutique hoteliers most worried about? It’s not the big brands getting bigger, the looming Presidential election, or the threat of Airbnb or …

Hospitality

Luxury travelers are bored with big hotel brands, offering opening for boutique players, industry veteran says

Big luxury hotel brands face a big new challenge in attracting high-end travelers: boredom. That's according to hospitality industry veteran Filip …

10 of the best new affordable hotels in New York City

From bargain-price rooms in midtown Manhattan to swish boutique hotels in Brooklyn and Queens, our top 10 makes it possible to explore NYC to the max<p>In an elegant brick building in Manhattan’s Murray Hill, this excellent budget option opened following the success of sister hotel, The Pod. It trumps …

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The Maldives Gets An Extraordinary New Boutique Resort

Milaidhoo Island, coming this fall, is one of most anticipated luxury resort openings of the year...<p>The opening of the boutique five star Milaidhoo …

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Made in Louise

Brussels, Belgium<p>‘Louise’ here refers to Avenue Louise, the chic shopping hub just to the south of central Brussels - and this boutique hotel, in a quiet street close by, is every bit as stylish. It is family-owned, which lends it a personalised charm.

The 10 Coolest Hotel Jobs Ever

You may want to quit your job after reading this list.<p>When you think of a job in the hotel industry, a bellboy or concierge typically comes to mind. …

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4 Luxury Concierge Services You Need to Know | International | Travel

From thrilling action-packed adventures in the mountains to a delivery of toiletries for an unfortunate mishap.<p>If you could have anything, right this …

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A Longtime Concierge On Hotel Tipping, Online Reviews, and More

To complain or not to complain... Or to post on social media?<p>Frank Laino has been working in European hotels since he was a teenager. The British-Italian dual citizen started working alongside his uncles at the Hotel San Pietro in Positano, then moved back home to London, where he worked his way up …

Turkey and EU's Visa-Free Travel Deal is on the Verge of Breaking Down

The spat between the European Union and Turkey over visa-free travel is heating up. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey is demanding the …

World’s best beaches 2016: Plan your next holiday in paradise | travel

Dreams of white sand beaches and paradisiacal ocean waves dancing in your head? With the holiday season around the corner, here’s a selection of some …

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8 Hotel Marketing Trends For 2016 You Need To Know

2016 has started out as one of the most fascinating and exciting years in a long time for us that follow the Hotel Industry close.<p>For me as an …

The Hotel Data Types Chart

What data do hotels use every day? Understand the types of hotel data: big data, small data, their sources, and the tools used in this detailed …

Infographics

The 5 Dirtiest Things in Your Hotel Room

Part of the joy of vacationing is getting to stay in a hotel. Someone else tidies up, makes the bed, so on and so forth. Except, erm, sometimes the cleaning isn't exactly as clean as you'd expect it to be. Just in time for summer getaway season, the folks at Popsugar took a look at the average …

A Guide to Ibiza Clubbing

Although it’s been almost 20 years since the White Isle gave birth to the rave, clubbing is as wild as […] The post A Guide to Ibiza Clubbing …

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Hospitality Needs to Double Down on the Human Touch

The Wall Street Journal recently documented Hilton’s research and development efforts with Connie, a two-foot tall robotic concierge, stationed at …

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