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Hoteliers Head for Africa, Expect Even Greater Growth than Asia

Marriott International Inc., Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc. and Hilton Worldwide Inc. are turning to Africa, where a growing middle class …

Hotel Hammocks With Stunning Views

Go ahead, take a break. These 15 hotel hammocks overlook some of the most beautiful spots in the world.<p>By Andrés Zambrano-Bravo, Condé Nast Traveler<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>Hammocks<p><i>More from Condé Nast Traveler:</i><p>Hot New Hotels Under $300<p>We Dare You to Walk Across these Bridges<p>Beautiful Hidden Beaches Around the …

Spanish Town Happily Stays Smurf Blue to Attract Tourists

A Spanish hilltop village has found a way to chase away the country’s recession blues by keeping all its buildings blue, the way they were painted in …

Here's What Not To Do On A Trip To Hawaii

<b>Forget to put on sunscreen</b><p>Everyone wants to get a tan on their vacation, but foregoing the sunscreen in hopes of a golden brown is a surefire way to end up lobster-colored and blistering. Ease your skin into the all-day sunshine, and remember to get the out-of-the-way areas such as your ears, …

Five fabulous South African hotels

Exotic scenery meets sustainable comfort in the Rainbow Nation, where travellers can enjoy their own private peace.

South Africa

Vacation Rentals Help Boost Wyndham's Q2 Profits by 4 Percent

Wyndham Worldwide‘s second-quarter net income climbed 4 percent, bolstered by strong performance across its business segments. Its results beat …

How to Eat Like a Local in Greece

Every summer, urban Grecians migrate from the mainland to many of the country’s mythical islands. Here, away from the chaos of the cities, Greeks …

People Are Paying More To Stay In Hotels — And They're Happy About It

But even though hotel prices keep rising, a new study by J.D. Powers shows that hotel guests are not only satisfied with their hotel stays, but they're actually the happiest they've been in seven years.<p>J.D. Powers surveyed over 68,700 guests who stayed in a North American hotel — including …

Hospitality

Female Genital Mutilation On The Decline, But Still Too Common

More than 125 million women and girls in Africa and the Middle East have suffered from genital cutting and other types of mutilation, UNICEF said this week in the most comprehensive and quantitative survey to date. Nearly half of those women live in Egypt and Ethiopia, where the practice is still …

Royal baby: New prince yet to be named, William says

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/uk/997000/997235_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524723452_abb7993abb7f8e1029c3b4b6de2f1042<p><b>The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have spent their first night at home with their new son, whose name they have yet to decide upon.</b><p>The third in line to the …

Prince Charles

Robert Mugabe criticises Barack Obama's gay rights stance

Robert Mugabe has attacked Barack Obama's stance on homosexuals ahead of the Zimbabwe elections.<p>Mr Mugabe repeated his claim that homosexuals were "worse than pigs and dogs" and slated the Americans' linking of aid contributions to countries' human rights records, something Britain has suggested it …

ZANU-PF

South Sudan: food fears for thousands in Jonglei as violence intensifies

Tens of thousands of people face severe food insecurity as they hide in the bush in Jonglei state, South Sudan, after another wave of violence cut …

Americans Have Been Falling Out of Love with Their Cars Since 2004

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The waning of the long American love affair with the automobile seems to have begun nine years ago, …