Hotels

Road trip from Los Angeles: The 12 best places to stay, mapped - Curbed LA

There are plenty of road trip-ready destinations from Los Angeles that are worth the full charge or tank of gas. If you’re planning to hit the probably not-so-open highways out of the city this summer and are scouting for a beautiful place to stay, we’ve rounded up some of our favorite hotels, …

Los Angeles

Europe's most opulent sleeper train is getting even more jaw-dropping

(CNN) — If there's one drawback to having an authentic 1920s train experience, it's the way Golden Age passengers bathed on their journeys.<p>They didn't.<p>Hence, there are no showers or baths aboard the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express -- the luxurious European sleeper train that's known for its romantic …

Trains

6 Places Off the Beaten Path to Work and Relax This Summer

These unique locations are sure to be work and relaxation-conducive.<p>Need to travel this summer, but still want to get work done? Enter the workcation. Whether you're looking for a rustic experience in the middle of nowhere or a modern take on suites hidden within a large city, these six spots …

Boutique Hotels

The Loren at Pink Beach Is Bermuda’s First Hotel Build in 45 Years

The 45-suite hotel breaks from Bermuda’s standard architectural style—and that’s just for starters.<p>The island culture of Bermuda has a penchant for …

Bermuda

A new floating hotel and spa will…

Plans for a new Swedish floating hotel and spa that freezes into the ice in the winter have been launched, and it looks amazing. The Arctic Bath floats on top of the Lule river in the summer, and it’s located in a prime spot to experience the Northern Lights.<p>A new floating hotel and spa concept …

Travel

Trump Name to Be Removed From Toronto Hotel

<i>PHOTO: Trump International Hotel and Tower in Toronto could become a St. Regis. (</i><i>photo</i> <i>via Flickr/Richard Alvin)</i><p>The Trump Organization will receive …

Donald Trump

The Elysian Boutique Villa Hotel, Seminyak, Bali

<b>Seminyak is known for a number of things; its stylish shopping, stunning sunsets and bustling beach bars. As a go-to for both tourists and travellers</b> …

Indonesia

Toronto's Trump Hotel to drop President's name as property is rebranded

The Trump International Hotel and Tower in downtown Toronto will soon lose the President’s name, as the luxury property is rebranded only five years after opening its doors.<p>The owner of the Trump Hotel, JCF Capital ULC, announced a deal on Tuesday to buy out the Trump Organization’s management …

Donald Trump

Avoid Cyclical Equities Right Now

Some investors were still drawing with crayons during the last crisis.<p>Central Bankers predict "bumps in the road" ahead.<p>Global asset valuations look …

Marriott International

11 Howard hotel in New York will "look better not worse in five years", says Anda Andrei

Designer Anda Andrei explains how the interiors of the 11 Howard hotel are designed to age over time in this movie Dezeen filmed for the AHEAD Awards …

World's Top Travel Experts Announce The Best Hotels, Bars And Spas For 2017

Retreat pool at the Four Seasons Resort Lanai<p>The luxury travel network Virtuoso<b>®</b> has revealed the nominees for the 2017 <i>Best of the Best</i> awards to be announced at their 29th annual Travel Week conference. The awards will take place in August in Las Vegas, and will mark 11 years since the …

News (U.S.)

Osman Resort 2018

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Drought

Hotel refuses to let woman check in because she’s single

A woman was left stranded in a foreign country when a hotel refused to let her check in because she was single.<p>Nupur Saraswat, a spoken word artist, …

Lifestyle

Prime Weekend Getaways for July 4

<i>PHOTO: Rooftop area at The Ritz-Carlton Los Angeles. (photo courtesy of The Ritz-Carlton Los Angeles)</i><p>Independence Day is a great time to enjoy deals …

Los Angeles

Do seven-star hotels really exist?

As luxury standards rise, what exactly makes a hotel score seven-stars?<p>Currently the world’s fifth-tallest skyscraper, the 1,820-foot-tall Lotte …

Burj Al Arab

Leslie Jones Warns People About Ritz-Carlton and Racism

One of the first things that crossed my mind when I found out that most of the celebrities who came in for the BET Awards were staying at the …

African-American News

The Only Difficult Thing About This Hotel is Leaving

Reviewing Rosewood Inn of the Anasazi in Sante Fe, New Mexico.

New Mexico

Inside LA’s new Freehand hotel, where shared rooms start at $55 nightly

This place is not your hippie cousin’s bare-bones hostel<p>Downtowners who might remember walking by the boarded-up ground floor of the Commercial Exchange building will now see expansive glass panes topped by rows of transom windows, allowing passersby to peek into a new lobby, bar, and first floor …

Leslie Jones and Ritz-Carlton Sorting Out Claims of Racism

<i>PHOTO: The Ritz-Carlton is defending against some serious accusations. (photo via Flickr/Tony Webster)</i><p>The Ritz-Carlton is being taken to task with …

Racism

How To Take A 24-Hour Staycation In Brooklyn At The William Vale Hotel

View of The William Vale from the roof of Northern Territory.<p>If you live in Manhattan, you know. Cramped apartments with brick wall views. Steamy subways, crowded and in disrepair. Tourists in backpacks clogging sidewalks. Welcome to another summer in the city, where lack of cross ventilation leads …

Sails in the Desert Hotel, Ayers Rock Resort, Uluru

<b>It’s been said that Uluru is Australia’s spiritual heart, and it’s not hard to see why. From the moment you arrive, the epic scale and awesome energy</b> …

Australia

New Promo: Earn a Free Hotel Night With Just Two Stays!

‘Back in the day’ Club Carlson had some <i>really</i> good promotions that were so lucrative that it was potentially worth booking hotel stays you didn’t …

Sonesta Ocean Point Resort, St. Maarten Launches the New Irresistible 'Suite Love' Honeymoon Packages

<i>PHOTO: A couple experiencing part of the new honeymoon package at Sonesta Resorts. (photo courtesy of Sonesta Resorts St. Maarten)</i><p>Now that it’s …

Spas

Quintana Roo Nears 100k Hotel Rooms

More than 8,000 rooms are currently under construction.

Travel

Deal Alert: Save 15 Percent on Stays at SPG Resorts

<i>PHOTO: Soak up the sun at Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa. (photo via Flickr/Craig Stanfill)</i><p>Eighty-nine SPG resorts in the U.S., Canada, Mexico and the …

Travel

9 Modern Maldivian Resorts With Spectacular Overwater Villas

A dream destination for anyone who loves the island life, the Maldives, which is made up of 26 ring-shaped atolls, is home to more than 1,000 coral islands surrounded by crystal clear blue waters, vibrant marine life, and sandy beaches.<p>Soneva Jani

Beaches

Don't Expect Hotel Companies to Stop Launching New Soft Brands Anytime Soon

In 2017, we’ve already seen the debut of two new “soft brand” collections from major hotel companies: Tapestry Collection by Hilton was announced in …

Marriott International

The Ritz-Carlton Announces Its First-Ever Cruise Line

The hotel company is expanding into the luxury yacht business.<p>Luxury travelers who’ve long turned their noses up at the idea of cruising might be tempted to reconsider.<p>Ritz-Carlton has announced its plans to enter the cruise market with the launch of The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection, a small fleet …

Travel

9 Stunning Caribbean Hotel Rooms With Private Plunge Pools

While lounging by a gorgeous hotel pool overlooking the sea sounds like a great way to relax on vacation, kicking back by your own private plunge …

The Return of the Roadside Motor Lodge

Roadside motels—once the darlings of American travel—had all but faded from the spotlight. Driving by one of these past-its-prime spots might induce a bit of nostalgia (the neon “vacancy” signs, retro architecture) but might also warrant a shudder at the thought of what sort of grossly outdated …

Palm Springs