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The Truth About Hotel Booking Site Deleting Reviews

Jonha Revesencio | Posted 09.18.2016 | Business
Jonha Revesencio Deleted My Reviews. Twice. Far from just one-sided views you see on adverts, the advent of social media has allowed us to see online revi...

Top 5 Water Slides in Luxury Resorts | Posted 08.28.2016 | Travel

Once you've had your fill of watery thrills, indulge in some top-of-the-line hotel amenities, from fine-dining restaurants to world-class spas to poolside cabanas where parents can relax while the kids enjoy some fun in the sun.

San Sebastian's Hotel Maria Cristina: Movie Stars, and Feeling Like One

Sarah Stodola | Posted 06.24.2016 | Travel
Sarah Stodola

The first time I went to Spain's famed coastal town of San Sebastian, I arrived via train, having traveled down from Amsterdam with two Scottish fella...

How To Use Travel Review Sites Wisely, From Seth Kugel (WATCH)

Posted 08.21.2013 | Home

Frugal Traveler columnist for The New York Times Seth Kugel voiced his opinion on travel review sites this week on Mondays With Marlo. Seth urged trav...

6 Ways to Tell if Your Hotel Is Gay Friendly

Billy Kolber | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Billy Kolber

If you want to appeal to our sense of social justice, we want to see your rainbow flag fly in places where our gay brothers and sisters face intolerance, injustice and violence, like Jamaica, Uganda and Russia. That will impress us.

PHOTOS: Escaping Winter In Bermuda

Richard Powell | Posted 04.12.2013 | Travel
Richard Powell

Famous US residents you might see strolling along The Front in Hamilton could include the billionaire New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg or actor Michael Douglas with his wife, Catherine Zeta-Jones.

Can Real-Time Reviews Make Hotels And Their Customers Happier?

Andy Beal | Posted 10.21.2012 | Travel
Andy Beal

Online hotel reviews are riddled with fraud and fiction, and legitimately negative reviews are often prompted by issues that could have been resolved easily if the guest had connected with the hotel management during their stay.

Meeting The Locals At Fiji's Namale Resort

Pam Grout | Posted 09.07.2012 | Travel
Pam Grout

Tony Robbins, the self-help guru who turned the former coconut plantation into the five-star haven, aptly describes the resort as "killer plush."

PHOTOS: World's Best Hotel Rooftops

Tablet | Posted 09.06.2012 | Travel

Whether it's the fresh air, the towering views or the refreshing libation in hand, life at the top -- the rooftop, that is -- is good.

A 'Unique' Retreat In Sao Paulo

Mark Eveleigh | Posted 05.26.2012 | Travel
Mark Eveleigh

At first glance, the strange boat-shaped "melon-slice" of Hotel Unique is unlike any other building you've ever seen before.

Inside The Canyon Ranch Hotel & Spa In Miami Beach

Suzanne Aaronson | Posted 05.09.2012 | Travel
Suzanne Aaronson

Very different from the Arizona and Berkshire locations, this Canyon Ranch is an a la carte proposition, smack on the beach midway between South Beach and Bal Harbour shopping mall.

Hotel Bel Air Reopens... And the Swans Are Back!

Jay Weston | Posted 12.24.2011 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

The formerly somewhat dreary hotel, nestled into the woods of rustic Bel Air, has been brightened, refurbished and rebuilt to maintain its oh, so romantic atmosphere while accommodating guests in this wired age.

PHOTOS: Hanging Out At The Bahamas' Beautifully Designed Dunmore

The Firestone Sisters | Posted 11.16.2011 | Travel
The Firestone Sisters

Interior design darling Amanda Lindroth has infused the entire property with a chic, clean sophistication while maintaining the nostalgic island feel.

Everybody Sleeps Where? Everybody Eats Where? In London, England, Blakes Hotel

Mara Gibbs | Posted 10.04.2011 | Travel
Mara Gibbs

When Anoushka Hempel created Blakes, it was a very bohemian home away from home for artist, writers and actors. Now she has refurbished it keeping the feel of a bohemian hideaway, but a luxurious one.

Software Fingers Fake Online Reviews | Posted 09.26.2011 | Technology

Cornell University researchers have developed software that they say can detect fake reviews (PDF). The researchers tested the system with reviews of ...

The Best-Reviewed Hotels In America: Expedia Users' Picks (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Sara Yin and Ryan McCarthy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Finding a great hotel -- the kind of lodging you'll return to time and again -- can certainly be painstaking. For every white-gloved, four-star gem th...

Everybody Sleeps and Eats Where? South Beach, Miami

Mara Gibbs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Mara Gibbs

The holidays are over, but the party never stops in South Beach, Miami, even though the temperature went below freezing as an unusual cold spell hit South Florida.

What's Worth It: The Mark Hotel, NYC

Suzanne Aaronson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Suzanne Aaronson

The Mark Hotel is a landmark, and happens to be in my favorite neighborhood (the Upper East Side) so I was thrilled when it re-opened, unveiling a new design by Frenchman Jacques Grange.