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Gold List 2014: World's Best City Hotels and Business Hotels

These hotels in the world's top cities—including Paris, Chicago, New York, and Shanghai—go above-and-beyond to make business trips and urban escapes more than ho-hum.<p>Four Seasons Hotel Istanbul at the Bosphorus<p>The Peninsula<p>Park Hyatt Dubai<p>Pudong Shangri–La, Shanghai<p>Trump International Hotel & Tower …

Super Bowl Hotel Packages for Superfans

Super Bowl Sunday will be quite the extravagant experience with these hotel packages, which offer fan perks like watching the big game with Joe Montana.

Cool Facts About Las Vegas’s Top Hotels

From rooftop gardens that feed hotel restaurants, to personalized, artist-designed hotel logos, these fun facts will make you love your favorite Vegas hotels even more.<p>You already know how luxuriously over-the-top your favorite Las Vegas hotels are. But—swank aside—these same hotels have some …

This Hotel Chain Put Its Bed On Top Of A Mountain To Prove How Comfy It Is

As any frequent traveler knows, hotel beds are hit and miss. Sometimes great, sometimes terrible, often mediocre. And let’s not even start about the pillow situation. But European hotel chain Ibis is so confident in its new “Sweet Bed,” that not only is the brand making it commercially available in …

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The makings of a modern business hotel | CNN Travel

Hotels set aside floors for women

WASHINGTON - Book a room on the 11th floor of the Hamilton Crowne Plaza here, and you'll get special bath salts and body products, a magnifying mirror, nail polish, nail files and a curling iron.<p>In other words, you'll get pretty much anything you need to pamper yourself.<p>They're not exactly the …

6 Tips To Simplify Booking A Hotel Room

That's just one of the tips and tricks we've compiled that will improve your next hotel stay—and before you even arrive. Some are easy adjustments to your travel habits like bringing your own bottled water or checking in later in the day when managers have a better sense of their inventory and will …

Hotels team up with Google to give virtual tours

Hotels are partnering with Google to change the way travelers can view hotels even before they walk through the front entrance.<p>Best Western International on Thursday will announce the launch of Google Business Photos for all 2,200 of its North American hotels. All hotels will have the virtual tours …

12 most anticipated hotel openings of 2014 | CNN Travel

What is a traveller's motivation for sharing on social media?

“Consumers” used to be characterized according to predefined demographic criteria, and later according to lifestyle and choices.<p>This has now …

The 26 Travel Apps That Will Change Your Life

Smartphone apps can save you time and money while traveling—from hotel discounts to navigation tips. Wendy Perrin reports on the best apps of the bunch for Android devices, iPhones, iPads, and more.<p>The Perrin Report<p>When you’re on the go, smartphone apps can save you time and money. They can get you …

Gold List 2014: Hotel Lobbies So Cool, You Won't Want to Check Into Your Room

We don't know if it's the dramatic views or outstanding design, but either way, we'd be happy to just hang out in the lobbies of these Gold List hotels for the rest of our lives.

The New Hilton Istanbul Bomonti: The City's Largest Hotel Ever

We take a look inside Istanbul's swanky new Hilton hotel, the Hilton Istanbul Bomonti—which also happens to be the biggest hotel in the city.<p>Though there are still concerns about whether Istanbul is safe for travelers, you wouldn't know it from the number of newly-opened hotels in the city. There's …

5 Reasons To Choose An Apartment Over A Hotel