Hotels

10 Hotels with Toiletries Worth Stealing (and Where to Restock Later)

"Hi, could I have 43 mini body washes brought to Room 207, please?"<p>With TSA regulations limiting one's carry-on liquids to a half-full bottle of contact solution—the lids on those things are a conspiracy, I tell you—it's more likely than not that you spend your trip smelling like a generic …

Travel

A hotel chef shares room-service secret for better food

Few things are as luxurious as waking up in a hotel room and having a slow breakfast in bed with a plush robe and slippers — except when the lids come off to reveal a plate of congealed eggs, soggy potatoes, and lukewarm coffee.<p>Preparing food is both an art and a science. And much like how chefs …

Travel

Eat, Sleep, and Play Like a Victoria's Secret Angel in Shanghai

It’s going to be all eyes on Shanghai this November. The annual Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show will be filmed at the Mercedes-Benz Arena in Shanghai and aired on November 28. (And if the rumors are true, we can expect performances from Taylor Swift and Harry Styles.)<p>Shanghai has always been a …

Fashion Modeling

Stay at a haunted hotel around the USA

Crescent Hotel and Spa, Eureka Springs, Ark. (Estimated nightly rate: $180): Who doesn't want to relax and recharge at an elegant hotel? But this fall, get a dose of terror before you get a massage at the Crescent Hotel and Spa. This haunted hotel doesn’t have to make up stories for its Flickering …

Egypt and IMF chart path to long-term prosperity

Over the past year, Egypt has embarked on one of the most ambitious economic transformations in our modern history.<p>Our government inherited a system …

Economics

You Can Stay Overnight in This Bird Nest Villa Built Above the African Wilderness

On the grounds of Segera—an award-winning, 50,000 acre wildlife eco-safari retreat in Kenya, East Africa—sits the <i>NAY PALAD Bird Nest Villa</i>. Made in collaboration with NAY PALAD and architect Daniel Pouzet, this exclusive destination offers a unique place to stay in the heart of the African bush. …

Sneak Peek: The Almanac Barcelona Is Set to Make Its Stylish Debut

With 91 chic rooms and suites located just steps from Paseo de Gracia, this new property is sure to be a jet-set hot spot.<p>Located just steps from …

Spain

Club Captain Leaves Awful Tripadvisor Review After Being Declined A Courtesy

One club captain left a one star review on Tripadvisor for Worplesdon Golf Club despite not even stepping foot on the property<p>Club Captain Leaves …

Sport (UK)

Hotel Review: Villa Carlotta, Sicily

Hotel Villa Carlotta<br>Taormina, Sicily<br>££<p>Our top 5<p>The location<p>Overlooking the Ionian Sea, and a short stroll to the Corso Umberto area, Villa Carlotta …

Europe

Goole, Microsoft, Facebook, and Uber Among Tech Giants Forming Coalition to Lobby for DACA Dreamers

Nearly two dozen major companies in technology and other industries are planning to launch a coalition to demand legislation that would allow young, …

Immigration

6 dreamy hotel-airport pools that make delays and cancelations *almost* desirable

Unfortunately, most of us have been in this same, sad situation: You get to the airport, grab a coffee and a healthy snack, and patiently wait at …

Lifestyle

VW Beetle Hotel Rivals World's Smallest

Spending the night inside of a broken down Volkswagen Beetle in the Jordanian desert hardly sounds like luxury.<p>Improbably, one man in the village of …

World Records

You can stay in this eerie 19th century church over Halloween

If you’re looking to turn your Halloween up a few notches then you can't really get any cooler than renting out this 19th century church.<p>Available …

Gothic

The Room-Service Revolution: How Hotels Are Upping Their Game

THERE COMES A MOMENT during every long trip when you run out of energy to leave the hotel and forage for a meal, and you begrudgingly consider ordering room service. The food will be mediocre and expensive, but at least you can stay in. My most recent room-service capitulation came during a hectic …

Lifestyle

Ventana Big Sur Reopens After Some Very Significant Renovations

When your old standbys change, it's hard to adjust.<p>Sometimes, though, like when those changes involve a new spa, elevated camping (fine, glamping) …

Travel

AvroKO's interiors for Calistoga Motor Lodge and Spa look like "a fictitious Wes Anderson film"

The latest mid-century motor lodge given a new lease of life as a boutique hotel is this property in California, which has been refreshed with a …

Wes Anderson

Hotel rooms near the LA Convention Center have nearly doubled but more are needed, a city study finds

For years, tourism advocates in Los Angeles have bemoaned the shortage of hotel rooms near downtown’s convention center, saying the city needs thousands more to draw the nation’s biggest conventions.<p>Thanks to a construction boom over the past four years, the city has nearly doubled the number of …

California

Welsh model jets off to the world's only hotel for plus-sized people

Holly Macgillivray from Ruthin in Denbighshire is jetting off to an island in the heart of the Caribbean to stay in the world's only hotel that's …

News (Wales)

The old Pickwick Social Club on Canal Street will reopen as a hostel in 2018 | NOLA.com

The Canal Street building that once housed the Pickwick Social Club will reopen in 2018 as a hostel, with a mix of low-cost shared rooms and private …

New Orleans

Kick Back and Relax at the Gorgeous Five Seas Hotel in Cannes

Home » Travel » Kick Back and Relax at the Gorgeous Five Seas Hotel in Cannes<p>Just a few steps away from the sandy beaches of la Croisette and the …

Travel

Marriott Launches Global Media Review Following Its Merger With Starwood Hotels

A little over a year after completing its merger with Starwood Hotels and Resorts, Marriott International has launched a review of its global media …

Advertising Industry

singita sweni lebombo review kruger luxury safari south africa

If I didn’t know better, I would have said the team from Sweni Lodge had placed the dead giraffe there on purpose. I was the first journalist to stay in the new luxury safari lodge, which in September reopened in South Africa’s Kruger National Park after a complete renovation by the conservation …

Kruger National Park

Time lapse video shows incredible progress of Hull's new Doubletree by Hilton hotel

It is just weeks away from opening.<p>And now progress on Hull’s new DoubleTree by Hilton hotel has been captured on film.<p>The two-minute time lapse …

Time-lapse Photography

Hotel Review: Grand Hyatt Baha Mar - Points Miles & Martinis

The Grand Hyatt Baha Mar is one of three resorts along with the SLS Baha Mar and the Rosewood Baha Mar located within Baha Mar in Nassau, Bahamas. …

Frequent-flyer Programs

The weird and wonderful reviews of Marton Country Club

It would be fair to say that The Marton Hotel and Country Club, which finally closed its doors yesterday, polarised opinion.<p>To some it was a …

NYC Hotel Brings Back $1,000 Bagel

Guests staying at the Westin New York at Times Square this fall will need some pretty deep pockets in order to sample the hotel's latest culinary …

Bagels

Fence Gate Lodge, near Burnley, Lancashire: hotel review

This inn on the edge of the Ribble Valley has long had a reputation for good food and drink. Now it’s added a glam 24-bedroom lodge across the road<p>When I arrive at Fence Gate Lodge, owner Kevin Berkins is busy with a tape measure on the staircase, checking the installation of a bespoke bannister. …

Checking In: Hôtels Gouverneurs' sleek OTL brand debuts in Sherbrooke

The exciting new OTL opened in September, representing the cool, next generation of the Quebec group Hôtels Gouverneurs.<p>The 126-room hotel has …

Canadian News

Last-minute restaurant deals in England

Search our selection of outstanding dining deals at Telegraph recommended hotels, including The Ritz and Belmond Le Manoir aux Quat'Saisons. Alternatively, browse the best fine-dining and Michelin-starred deals in restaurants across England, including fabulous foodie destinations such as central …

Restaurants

One Hotel Takes Pet-Friendly to the Next Level by Checking In a Horse

Karsun Designs/FlickrThere are plenty of pet-friendly hotels out there for travelers bringing their furry friends with them -- notably the Kimpton …

Checking In