Hotels

How to Master the Delicate Art of the Do-Nothing Winter Vacation

It’s a request travel experts get more often than you think: What if a person wants to go somewhere wintry, and do … nothing?<p>Sure, the snow and cold …

Winter Retreats Cater to Travelers Who Don't Want to Ski or Snowboard

It’s a request travel experts get more often than you think: What if a person wants to go somewhere wintry, and do … nothing?<p>Sure, the snow and cold …

Bloomberg L.P.

10+ Best Places to Travel in 2018 - 2018's Top-Rated Travel Destinations

1 Queenstown, New Zealand<p><b>Why:</b> Breathtaking views, incredible hospitality, year-round beauty.<p><b>While You’re There:</b> Spend half of your trip at a remote …

Prince Harry

Hot vacation rental trend: Renovated barns

Re-purposed buildings are hot right now, from restaurants in train stations to a hotel made from an asylum. And the vacation rental market has taken notice. According to HomeAway booking data, one of the biggest trends in 2017 was the growth of barns as vacation rentals, with a 55% surge over 2016. …

Travel

A Stylish Seattle Hotel Whose Location Can’t Be Beat

<b>Rates</b><p>From $239 in the low season; water-view rooms from $379.<p><b>Basics</b><p>For proximity to Seattle’s greatest hits, it doesn’t get much better than this 12-story spot. And, if you splurge for a waterfront room, views don’t get much better. Beyond that, the usual sleek-and-satisfying Thompson approach is …

Travel

This New Hotel Was Formerly a Car Factory. It Will Open Next Month.

I received a communication via e-mail message from a contact representing Hilton pertaining to new DoubleTree by Hilton hotel properties which will …

Hilton Worldwide

6 Holiday Spa Treatments to Help You De-Stress in Phoenix and Scottsdale

While the holiday season brings joy, it can also bring stress—making it essential to recharge. How, you ask? Ahh, let us count the ways!<p>At Alvadora …

Travel

New Starwood Promotion: SPG Great Weeks, Grand Weekends - Points Miles & Martinis

Starwood’s current promotion is <b>called Explore More,</b> where SPG members who can earn up to 1,000 Starpoints per stay through January 15, 2018.<p><b>SPG</b> …

Frequent-flyer Programs

Construction on planned Navy Pier hotel to start next month

One of Chicago's most popular tourist attractions is expected to get a new seven-story hotel.<p>The Chicago Tribune reports developers have unveiled …

Business

The New Hotels You'll Want to Book in 2018

New construction, renovated properties, all-inclusive resorts, an English manor house, luxury tents, and tiny pod rooms are among our long list of …

Travel

The best hotels of 2017

LIFESTYLE TRAVEL<p>With the new Four Seasons in the Maldives, the Sanders hotel in Copenhagen, the renovated Crillon in Paris or the 7th Room hotel in …

Travel

The Emerald Coast: Nicaragua's hidden jewel

<b>(CNN) —</b> Move over Costa Rica: Nicaragua is emerging as the new eco-travel darling of Central America.<p>In the past two decades, Nicaragua has made concerted efforts to increase peace and international tourism; now, it's one of Central America's safer nations for travel, based on 2017's Global Peace …

Central America

Dezeen's top 10 hotels of 2017

Already looking ahead to next year's vacation? US editor Dan Howarth has picked out 10 of the best hotels for the design-conscious traveller – for …

Designer trees and board-game butlers: Christmas in London's poshest hotels

At Claridges’s they will read your children stories as you sip champagne, while the lights on the Connaught’s tree spell out bespoke poems by Tacey Emin<p>It’s a popular family ritual across the world – settling the children down and reading them ’Twas the Night Before Christmas as the excitement …

Christmas

Cadavers in the ballroom: Doctors practice their craft at U.S. hotels

Part 6: Big names in hospitality, from Disney to Hilton and Hyatt, have a little-known sideline: They rent space to physicians who train on cadavers and body parts. There is scant regulation, and some public-health specialists warn of biosafety risks.

Checking In: The Breakers is a jewel in glittering Palm Beach, Florida

Dahlings, it’s divine. I feel as though I have arrived, socially speaking, when I pull up at The Breakers Palm Beach, the iconic centrepiece of …

Quebec

LaSalle Hotel Properties declares $0.45 dividend

LaSalle Hotel Properties (NYSE:LHO) declares $0.45/share quarterly dividend, in line with previous.<p>Forward yield 6.37%<p>Payable Jan. 16; for …

Business

Alila Fort Bishangarh is Almost Too Good to be True

Home » Travel » Alila Fort Bishangarh is Almost Too Good to be True<p>After a quick glance at the wonderful gallery below, you might want to stop …

Travel

Anushka Sharma just posted a photo from her honeymoon with the sweetest message

The loved-up couple is enjoying the European winter<p>Days after Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli shocked the world with the ultimate surprise destination …

Opera

Review: Hilton Whistler Resort

Last weekend my wife and I had a surprise afternoon free on Friday. Not quite sure how to take advantage of this, we realized there was already snow …

Whistler, BC

Best Western Hotel Robber Sought In Manassas: Police

Authorities are looking an armed man who robbed a Best Western hotel early Tuesday at 8640 Mathis Avenue, according to Manassas City Police.<p>MANASSAS, …

Washington D.C.

Omni hotel across from Boston Convention and Exhibition Center wins key approval

1,054 rooms<p>The Boston Planning and Development Agency on December 14 approved what will be one of the largest new hotels in Boston in ages: A 1,054-key Omni-brand inn on Summer Street across from the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center.<p>The Massachusetts Port Authority’s board has already signed …

Boston

A non-skier's guide to Aspen

<b>(CNN) —</b> The majestic slopes draw visitors from all over the world to Aspen, Colorado , when the snow starts falling each year.<p>This famous little mountain town, a longtime favorite destination of the jet-set crowd, is a skier's paradise with its breathtaking mountains. But for non-skiers who'd …

Skiing

Luxurious eco-resort overlooks Sri Lankan’s most famous wildlife park

Sri Lanka’s most celebrated wildlife park is famous for leopards, elephants, and sloth bears—and now Yala National Park is also known for a stunning, …

Pensioners told ‘there’s no room at the inn’ by hotel manager called Jesus

<b>A group of pensioners looking forward to their Christmas party were told there was no room at the in – by a hotel manager called Jesus.</b><p>The 65 OAPs …

Spend a Winter Weekend in Maine at this Idyllic Coastal Getaway

By •<p>The coastal view.<p>Courtesy Cliff House<p>The cottage costs $9,500 for a four night stay, with a four night minimum in the winter.<p>Courtesy Cliff …

Lifestyle

Hotel Review: Montecatini Palace In Montecatini Terme

Name: Montecatini Palace<p>Location: Italy<p>The two beautiful Italian cities of Pisa and Florence are easier than ever to get to with hundreds of daily …

Travel

Retreat, Relax, Repeat! The Lodge at Valle Chacabuco

Looking to get away from it all for a little while? Well, The Lodge at Valle Chacabuco is a great place to do so. This beautiful retreat is …

Travel

Fine art: The Saatchi Suite, Hyatt Regency London - The Churchill review

Hotel art doesn’t usually conjure up images of top-drawer painters and artisans, but the Saatchi Suite at the Hyatt Regency London - The Churchill …

London

Best of 2017: Favorite Things Around the World

It was another amazing year of travel! I didn’t quite match my 2016 statistics, flying 225,511 miles, or roughly 30,000 fewer than last year, but I …