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5-Star Hotel Reverses Decision To Bar Homeless Guests After Backlash

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 01.09.2015 | Impact

A Delaware hotel has apologized and changed its course of action after canceling a reservation for guests on Christmas. Matthew Senge and Deb Benne...

Starry Eyed: A Gaze into the Travel Industry's Rating System(s)

Dane Steele Green | Posted 07.07.2014 | Travel
Dane Steele Green

The big lesson learned from all those travel books you bought and Web sites you researched for the most radiant star rating? It was all a big waste of time because there is absolutely no authority anywhere delineating the star rating. The stars mean bupkis.

Bryan K. Williams: The Master of Five-Star Service

Linda Harding-Bond | Posted 01.23.2014 | Black Voices
Linda Harding-Bond

I had an opportunity to attend Dr. Williams' vibrant presentation on Five-Star service delivery at the International Spa Association's (ISPA) Conference and Expo in Las Vegas.

Spas and the Leap Toward Multicultural Marketing

Linda Harding-Bond | Posted 01.23.2014 | Black Voices
Linda Harding-Bond

Beauty schools as a whole tend to disregard brown skin in their curriculum, despite the rapidly growing high degree of ethnic spa-goers. Kelly McDonald recently addressed this issue during my interview with her at the International Spa Association's (ISPA) Conference and Expo.

A Future Look at Spa Training

Linda Harding-Bond | Posted 10.02.2013 | Style
Linda Harding-Bond

To meet today's environment, esthetic schools need to adjust their curriculum from a European perspective to one that includes ethnic skin.

7 A-List Celebrity Summer Vacation Spots

JustLuxe | Posted 06.14.2013 | Travel
JustLuxe

Stars just love to get away from the flashbulbs of the paparazzi and screaming fans for some peaceful relaxation before going back to their hectic lives of fame and fortune. It all sounds so rough, I know. But where exactly do A-listers escape to for some summer fun in the sun?

5 Hotels To Find Celebrities At The Cannes Film Festival

JustLuxe | Posted 07.19.2013 | Travel
JustLuxe

Whether in town for business or pleasure, celebs are more than happy to take time out of their busy schedules to jet off to the South of France for the Cannes Film Festival. So if you want to "coincidentally" run into one of them, here's where to do it.

5 Stealthily Green Hotels

JustLuxe | Posted 07.09.2013 | Travel
JustLuxe

Here are some green hotels that are looking out for our planet while you sit back, relax and get pampered.

Moscow's Modern Face

JustLuxe | Posted 11.19.2012 | Travel
JustLuxe

Money propagates the inevitable and unnecessary pretentiousness you find in the club scene.

Stand Out Luxury Hotels (PHOTOS)

Yvonne Yorke | Posted 11.11.2011 | Travel
Yvonne Yorke

Not surprisingly, all the royal guests attending Princess Victoria's wedding who were not staying at the Royal Palace directly opposite the harbor, or on their own yachts, stayed at the Grand.