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Hotel Lutetia reopens after 4-year renovation

The historic Hotel Lutetia on Paris' Left Bank reopened Thursday following a four-year, $240 million renovation.<p>The renovation, led by architect …

France

The Top 15 Hotel Brands

These hospitality companies are leaders in their field.<p>Oman, Vietnam, and the Seychelles. These are just a handful of the exotic locations where the …

Hospitality

The 15 Best Islands in the World

These destinations, voted tops by T+L readers, will inspire some serious wanderlust.<p>To island-hop some of the most beautiful havens in the world, …

Cities

This Is the Best Island in Europe to Visit in 2018

There’s isn’t enough time in a life to see all the thousands of gorgeous islands across Europe. But those looking for the best of the best should …

europeantravel

Why Spain’s Costa Dorada Is the Perfect Weekend Getaway From Barcelona

Photo by nito/Shutterstock<p>Tamarit Castle in Tarragona and its nearby beaches are a few of the many reasons Spain’s Costa Dorada shines.<p>We’ve all …

Extra-Virgin Olive Oil

You Don’t Have to Surf to Fall in Love With This Bohemian Moroccan Beach Town

The pathways of Taghazout, a small fishing village north of the city of Agadir, wind past bright murals, white-washed buildings with azure doorways, …

Why You Can (and Should) Take a Serengeti Safari Alone

Photo by Robin Stuart/Bushtops Camps<p>Solo travelers can enjoy the safari experience as much as couples or families do.<p>Safaris aren’t just for …

Four Major Hotel Brands Just Merged Their Loyalty Programs Into One

Courtesy of Phillip Maguire/Shutterstock<p>You’ll be able to use LeClub AccorHotel points for free nights at the Raffles Singapore when it reopens later …

Hospitality

The 50 people changing the way we travel

Sir David Attenborough<p>At the time he joined the BBC as a trainee in 1952, Attenborough had only seen one TV show. He went on, of course, to present …

Bear Grylls

With its acquisition of Motivate, Lyft gets in on bike share

Lyft has inked a deal to acquire Motivate, the largest bike-share system operator in North America, and the parent company of well-loved networks like New York’s Citi Bike and Chicago’s Divvy. <b>As part of the deal, all of Motivate’s city contracts will transfer to Lyft, which will also incorporate</b> …

Lyft

What It’s Like to Sleep on a Glacier in Denali’s New (and Only) Luxury Lodge

At 10:52 p.m. in late May, the Great Gorge is silent. The sky still has a faint bluish glow, and even though the sun has retreated behind Denali, it …

National Parks

19 Once-in-a-Lifetime Trips Worth Flying For

How far would you travel for a once-in-a-lifetime experience?<p><i>Travel + Leisure</i>'s Worth Flying For series explores the most singular experiences …

Travel

The Longest Lunar Eclipse of the Century Is Happening in July

Photo by Bryan Goff/Unsplash<p>A total lunar eclipse is also called a blood moon.<p>If you’re based in North America, you’ll have to travel to see the …

Lunar Eclipse

This Israeli airline says it will no longer accommodate Orthodox Jewish men who refuse to sit next to women

David Silverman/Getty Images<p><b>In response to backlash from a prominent Israeli tech company, Israeli airline El Al announced on Monday that it will no</b> …

Israel

UNESCO Adds 20 New Sites to Its World Heritage List

Courtesy of © Office of the Leading Group for World Heritage<p>China’s Mount Fanjingshan is among the newest additions to UNESCO’s World Heritage …

National Parks

Qatari state-owned fund buys Plaza Hotel for $600M

A Qatari fund has paid $600 million to become the sole owner of the Plaza Hotel.<p>The state-owned Katara Hospitality also owns the famed Savoy and the …

New York State

We Cannot Contain Our Excitement for the Biggest Dior Exhibition Ever

Could February 2019 hurry up already? The news has arrived that the Victoria and Albert Museum is set to host a phenomenal Dior exhibition. Everyone …

Fashion Shows

Boeing’s Hypersonic Passenger Jet Could Take You From New York to London in Two Hours

Courtesy of Boeing<p>A concept of what Boeing’s first hypersonic passenger jet could look like.<p>At speeds of Mach 5—or 3,800 miles per hour—transatlantic …

Aviation

Where to Escape the Summer Crowds in France

Photo by Mny-Jhee/Shutterstock<p>The town of Annecy looks like something out of a fairy tale.<p>Leave the famous French cities to the other tourists and …

France

How to Survive a Trip When Your Travel Partner Is Your Complete Opposite

Photo by John O'Nolan/Unsplash<p>Yes, you can get along with your travel partner when your adventure styles are at odds.<p>Tips for when your road dog’s …

Productivity

Austria’s New James Bond Museum Is a Spectacular Secret Lair High in the Alps

Photo by Christoph Nosig/007 ELEMENTS<p>The new James Bond museum, 007 ELEMENTS, is located on the same mountain where “Spectre” was filmed.<p>Located …

James Bond

How to Plan the Perfect Group Trip (Without the Stress)

Photo by rawpixel/Unsplash<p>After a five-person European backpacking trip, a 10-person Utah Airbnb situation, and numerous group bachelorette and …

Google Docs

UNESCO Removes Belize Barrier Reef From Its Endangered List

Courtesy of Belize Tourism Board<p>The Belize Barrier Reef is one of the world’s largest reef reserve systems, second to the Great Barrier Reef in …

Conservation

Cambodia Travel Requirements for the First-Time Visitor

Visitors to Cambodia must present a valid passport and a Cambodian visa. Passport must be valid for at least six months beyond the date of entry into …

asiatraveldlda

10 Amazing Ancient Forests Around the World

Getting back to nature can be like going back in time—especially in the world’s most ancient wooded areas, some of which are home to the oldest life …

Forests

The True Magic of Machu Picchu Isn’t Where You Think It Is

When Peruvian tourism authorities implemented new restrictions at Machu Picchu last year, limiting both the number of daily visitors and the length …

Go Inside the World’s Most Exotic New Hotel

AD was invited in for an exclusive first look at the five-star, Dutch-style tented camp Capella Ubud deep in the jungle<p>The Bangkok-based Bill Bensley—who has designed more than 200 resorts in 30 countries—is known for being a visionary and encouraging people to think outside the box. His latest …

InterAct

Viceroy out, Marriott in: Abu Dhabi property set to become a W Hotel

<b>Aldar Properties PJSC has appointed Marriott International to manage its hotel on Yas Island, which is currently flagged as the Viceroy Abu …

Hospitality

Mosaic Marvels: Top Architecture Spots for your Europe Trip

Europe is renowned for its stunning architecture across destinations. The astonishing masterpieces often include colorful mosaic and beautifully …

Where to Escape the Summer Crowds in Italy

Summer is the most popular time of year to visit Italy and for good reason. The weather is warm, the water is sparkling, and the piazzas are …