Hotels

5 of the world's most exclusive hotels with up to 70% off

As you can imagine I have stayed at some absolutely amazing hotels and resorts, which is definitely one of the perks of my job. Whether I am visiting …

United Arab Emirates

San Francisco cruises to 60-43 win over San Diego (Jan 21, 2017)

SAN DIEGO (AP) Chase Foster and Ronnie Boyce scored nine points apiece as San Francisco posted its third-straight victory, cruising to a 60-43 win …

San Diego

Romesh Ranganathan on First Dates Hotel: 'Where's the fun in that?'

The comic checks in to the new update of the popular dating show but imagines that a true TV match would be better tested in The Apprentice’s losers’ cafe…<p>If you’ve ever watched First Dates, and found your enjoyment hindered by the fact that it doesn’t take place in a luxury hotel in France, First …

TV

One of the Most Zen Hotels on Earth Opens in Frenetic Tokyo

You don’t come to Tokyo to relax. You come to eat all the uni in sight, zip around on the city’s super-fast metro, shop at glossy department stores, …

Tokyo

Dwell - A Design Competition Unveils a Pop-Up Hotel Concept That’s Soon to Hit the Welsh Countryside

The winning designs hail from a competition that invited architects from all over the world to submit compact designs inspired by Wale’s legends and its rich history. Epic Retreats hosted the competition at the end of 2016 in order for the campaign to coincide with Wales’ 2017 Year of the Legends—a …

Design

Marriott, near to reaping $62 million in subsidies, chooses Bethesda site for HQ

Marriott International is still pressing to secure up to $62 million in state and county incentives for a new headquarters, and now the firm knows where it would like to spend it.<p>The $33.1 billion company announced Friday that it had signed a letter of intent to lease space in a planned development …

Marriott International

Marriott CEO on Trump and 5 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

Throughout the week we post dozens of original stories, connecting the dots across the travel industry, and every weekend we sum it all up. This …

CEOs

The Top All-Inclusive Belize Resorts

Nestled next to Mexico and Guatemala, Belize is a touch smaller than the state of Massachusetts, but its rainforests, huge swaths of national parks …

Travel

The 7 Best Hotel Brands For Fitness

These chains have great gyms and other perks that make it easy to stay in shape on the road<p>Unless you’ve got Jedi-like will power, good luck sticking to your fitness goals while on the road. Traveling is often about splurging, letting loose, and treating yourself. But for the truly fitness minded, …

Fitness

The Overwater Bungalow Was Invented 50 Years Ago

It’s been 50 years since the “Bali Hai Boys” built the first overwater bungalow at a resort in French Polynesia. In their honor, here are five …

'I literally wanted to die': Woman claims she was bitten by hundreds of bed bugs at Atlantis resort

A Florida woman filed a lawsuit against the Atlantis Paradise Resort in the Bahamas alleging that she woke up covered with crawling bed bugs.<p>The Miami Herald reported Thursday that Cindi Avila was staying in a room at the Royal Towers during a January 2016 vacation at the resort. At the last night …

Dwell - Modern Equestrians Will Find Themselves at Home at This New Americana Hotel

Located in a former motor lodge directly across from the Saratoga Race Course, the Brentwood Hotel is the only one of its kind that has a view of the track. The Brooklyn-based creative group Studio Tack is responsible for the hotel, bar, and cafe—and marks their first solo project as owners, …

Lifestyle

Heavy rain in San Francisco will hold off until this time on Saturday night

Thousands of people will descend on San Francisco Saturday evening for the Women's March. The plan is for a rally with speakers and music at Civic Center at 3 p.m. and a 1.7-mile walk down Market Street at 5 p.m.<p>With dark gray skies overhead, many are wondering, What time will the rain hit?<p>Brian …

San Francisco Bay Area

10 Luxury Hotels with World-Class Art Collections

It’s not every night that you get to sleep with Andy Warhol and Damien Hirst. But when you stay at New York City’s <b>Gramercy Park Hotel</b>, you’re …

Travel

Expedia Wants To Tune Into Your Feelings About Booking Travel By Reading Your Face

If only companies could read shoppers’ minds, they’d know exactly what to provide and when to provide it. Alas, because no such telepathic technology …

Expedia

Ranked and revealed: the most expensive suites in Trump's hotel empire

An inauguration weekend getaway at one of President (as of 5pm GMT) Donald Trump’s hotels could cost as much as £47,500, research into his accommodation empire has revealed.<p>Two nights in a Trump Townhouse suite, the best room available at Trump Washington DC, a mile from the US Capitol building, …

A Roundup of the Oddest Hotel Jobs in the World

Sometimes, as a travel editor, I think I’ve seen it all. The jaded journalist in me sneers at the countless “cupid concierges” that pop up around …

Is this New York's best-looking hotel?

It’s true what they say about Downtown: the lights are brighter there. The eponymous Petula Clark chart-topper may in fact have been written about …

New York City

Win a 5-star holiday at The Peninsula, Paris with The Luxury Holiday Company

Win a 5-star holiday in the spectacular Peninsula, Paris – a hotel that is the epitome of Parisian style, glamour and luxury, situated mere steps …

Paris

This might be Maui's perfect way to propose. It costs $20,000, and that doesn't include a ring.

No one can guarantee what your lover will say when you pop the question, but one Maui luxury hotel can help you hedge your bets with a stay starting at $20,000.<p>The Montage Kapalua Bay launched a Love Is in the Air engagement package to create the ultimate romantic moment at the 24-acre resort. And …

Jewelry

Jackie Kennedy's favourite hotels

The Benefits of Pre-Cruise and Post-Cruise Hotel Stays

<i>PHOTO: A great pre-cruise and post-cruise option in California is the Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina. (Photo by Jason Leppert)</i><p>You May Also …

Travel

The 50 Best New Travel Apps

Choosing the right app can be just as confusing as deciding where to stay or how to get there. So we’ve combed through dozens of the latest travel …

Travel

In Iceland’s Wild West, High Style and High Comfort

Lodging here felt like staying with a wealthy aunt who loves nature and good food. I could have moved in.<p><b>Rates</b><p>From 33,800 Icelandic krona (about $295).<p><b>Basics</b><p>Just an hour and 40 minutes’ drive from Reykjavik, the recreational area known as Husafell has long been beloved by Icelanders as a base camp …

Travel

Fairmont Hotels will operate the revamped Century Plaza hotel

Luxury hotelier Fairmont Hotels & Resorts will operate the landmark Century Plaza hotel in Century City when it reopens in 2018 after a major makeover that includes the addition of two condominium towers.<p>Fairmont will run the hotel and also serve the residents of the condo skyscrapers under …

California

Williamsburg's newest hotel is now open

The eight-story Williamsburg Hotel has 150 rooms<p>For the past couple of years, the Williamsburg Hotel has been largely in the news for its planned water tower bar and the tuk-tuk service it will offer guests staying at the swanky venue. Today, that eight-story hotel, located at intersection of North …

Williamsburg

The Coachman: The First Stylish Hotel in Lake Tahoe

Brooklyn-based Studio Tack is gaining a reputation for artfully rehabbing old hotels and hospitality spaces. One of the newest additions to its portfolio? The Coachman Hotel in South Lake Tahoe, California.<p>Studio Tack designed the interiors, landscaping, and branding for the project in partnership …

Houses

Isolated Treehouse Hotel Lets You Sleep Under The Northern Lights

Treehotel in Sweden has just launched its 7th room, which they call the 7th Room. The luxury suite is a 600 square foot living space (two bedrooms, …

Northern Lights

The 13 most pet-friendly hotels in America

The most over-the-top hotel perks (think free Wi-Fi, personal butlers and sex toys on tap) might guide your vacation booking but what would you do if …

Lifestyle

5 Luxury Hotels in NYC and Their Cheaper (But Similar) Alternatives

When it comes to vacationing in New York City, everyone wants a bite out of the Big Apple's luxury offerings. But if you don’t want to blow your …

New York City