Inside New York’s historic Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, art deco home of the world’s elite

New York’s Waldorf Astoria hotel is shutting its doors at the end of February for an overhaul that will change the face of the more than 85-year-old art deco landmark.<p>It opened in its current Park Avenue location in October 1931, as the world’s tallest hotel. The Waldorf Astoria’s guestrooms and …

Art Deco

'Are you serious?': Hilton employee outraged after family emergency cost him his job

Joseph Francois worked at Hilton Vancouver Metrotown<p>A Burnaby, B.C. man says he was unjustly fired by his employer of more than a decade after he …

Hilton Worldwide

The 10 best beach holidays in Europe for families with babies and toddlers

Babies and toddlers love a good beach – there’s so much to explore, so much to do! From digging for hours to taking their first tentative steps into the sea, watching a young child on the first beach holiday is a joy.<p>When travelling with such young children, you want flights to be relatively short, …


Are the president's policies hurting the Trump hotels?

Since President Trump took office, controversy over some of his policies has triggered noisy protests and rallies in front of hotels emblazoned with the Trump name.<p>It is uncertain if the rallies and protests have hurt business at Trump hotels but online travel sites that book Trump hotels have come …

Eco-Chic Lodging in Brooklyn: 1 Hotels Expands to Brooklyn Bridge Park

“The idea is that if you’re a bird flying overhead, you wouldn’t even notice the building.”<p>Going unnoticed might not be the goal for most new hotels …

Arquitectonica’s Undulating Hotel Tower to Be Nashville’s Lastest Landmark

Nashville is set to receive its newest and tallest luxury landmark, in the form of the JW Marriott Hotel, designed by esteemed Miami firm …

West Hollywood’s famed Sunset Tower Hotel looking to fetch $100M

The glamorous 1931 hotel is an LA icon—now it’s for sale<p>The Sunset Tower Hotel, a fixture on the Sunset Strip, is quietly up for sale, and is looking to fetch a hefty sum. The <i>New York Post</i> reports that Sunset Tower owners Elevated Returns and Jeff Klein have hired a team of brokers to help them …

Los Angeles

Seven Special Touches That Make La Residence in Franschhoek, South Africa, Stand Above the Rest

<i>I can wax endlessly poetic about the winelands an hour outside of Cape Town, South Africa. Between the sumptuous landscape, luscious wineries and elegant hotels, Stellenbosch and, especially, quaint Franschhoek are veritable feasts for the senses. But just when I think I’ve seen and tasted all the</i> …

South Africa

Where ‘La La Land’ was shot in L.A., scene by scene - Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles

Luxury real estate in Phuket Thailand: The Emerald City Life Condo Patong offers luxurious condominiums for grabs

Phuket isn't only known for its resorts. We take a look at the upcoming Luxury condominium Emerald City Life and what it has to offer.

Real Estate

Great SPG Hotels to Stretch Points from SPG Amex Bonuses

Since the <b>Starwood Preferred Guest® Credit Card from American Express</b> and the <b>Starwood Preferred Guest® Business Credit Card from American Express</b> …

Boutique Hotels

Who and What is Faena, The Cool Hotel Phenom?

Blade’s new partnership is bringing New Yorkers to Miami’s top spot and beyond, selfies included<p>What is it about Faena? The name alone conjures up …

Sarah Jessica Parker

The cheapest places to travel for each month of the year


Small Hotels to Buy Out for Your Destination Wedding

Rent the entire hotel out for your destination wedding, have a wedding to yourselves


Ironclad hotel and residential project in Minneapolis given the go-ahead

Construction of the mixed-use project near U.S. Bank Stadium should start in the spring.


San Francisco: 10 Things to Do — 9. Ferry Building - TIME

The one good thing to come out of the Loma Prieta earthquake of 1989 was the revitalization of San Francisco's waterfront. The earthquake damaged an …

San Francisco

Airfare to these destinations could drop in time for spring break

As winter storms continue to move across the US, we are reminded that the official start to spring is still a few weeks away. Even so, the end of …


Why You Should Plan to Visit Milan, New Orleans, and 3 Other Locales Now

Come April, traveling aesthetes will make a point of going to Glasgow's Contemporary Art Fair, the new Museum of the American Revolution in Philadelphia, and more<p>With spring kicking into gear, April is an excellent time to get out of town, and there are plenty of events near and far worth traveling …

New Orleans

A six-point plan to return the San Francisco 49ers to glory - Gil Brandt presents a six-point plan for returning the San Francisco 49ers to glory. Could Jay Cutler be the answer for Kyle Shanahan at …

San Francisco

10 Best Hostels In The UK

Photo Credit (Clockwise, from top left): HostelWorld, Hostelz, HostelWorld, HostelWorld, HostelWorld, River House Backpackers<p>Hostels are great. If you’ve never stayed in one, or haven’t stayed in one recently, they offer an inexpensive way to see a city, plus a comfortable place to sleep at night. …


How the Oscars are influencing where we want to travel to

Destinations featured in top Oscar nominated films are helping to spark a new travel trend - dubbed 'the Oscars-effect'.<p>Travel experts from …


The Most Outrageous Airbnbs You Have to See to Believe


A Germaphobic Traveler Shares Some Travel Hacks

<i>At Bloomberg Pursuits, we love to travel. And we always want to make sure we’re doing it right. So we’re talking to globe-trotters in all of our</i> …


Celebrities Get These Products for Being Oscar-Nominated

Being nominated for an Academy Award is quite an honor. Not only can those included append "Oscar-nominated" or "Oscar-winner" to the their titles, …

Greatest Hits: 10 Favorite Baths à la Française

We sorted through our archive of dozens of French homes to select ten of our all-time favorite French baths. Join us for a tour:<p>The post Greatest Hits: 10 Favorite Baths à la Française appeared first on Remodelista.


Lights, Camera…Cocktails! Five Historic Bars From Hollywood’s Golden Age

Los Angeles’ cocktail culture has a long and heady history. From the glamorous party scene of Hollywood’s Golden Age when stars like Mae West, Cary …

Los Angeles

Two Colorado hotels earn Forbes 5-star status

The Broadmoor hotel, the internationally known resort in southwest Colorado Springs, received Forbes Travel Guide’s five-star ranking this week.<p>The …


10 Truly Remote Places Where Your Boss Can’t Track You Down - Bloomberg

When the weather is bad and days are short, workers can feel especially cooped up in the office—and bogged down in constant contact with other human …

Vancouver Island

Surf, Slopes, and Scene: Post-Oscar Getaways

Booking an escape from awards season’s hum of activity comes down to preferences: whether to mindfully relax in seclusion, hit the slopes, or be at …

Coachella Valley

Windsor, Florida, Is the Exclusive Seaside Enclave You Probably Don’t Know About—But Should

From a full-service equestrian center to an 18-hole golf course with no tee times, this is the ultimate luxury community<p>Sitting on 425 acres of verdant land in Vero Beach, Florida, is the luxury residential community of Windsor. It was founded in 1989 by Canadian businessman W. Galen Winston and …