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NYC Travel: The Hotel Giraffe's Quiet Elegance

Philip David Morton | Posted 02.12.2016 | Travel
Philip David Morton

The Giraffe Hotel is a hidden jewel on the east side of Manhattan at 26th and Park, once considered a neighborhood off the beaten track and now a gentrified area of shops and cafes, which if you know NYC is a neighborhood of beautiful architecture.

10 Valentine's Day Ideas That Won't Break the Bank... or the Romance

Nathaniel Sillin | Posted 02.10.2016 | Business
Nathaniel Sillin

My wife and I always try to celebrate with something that isn't too extravagant. This year, consider a more creative approach that relies on a little thoughtful pre-planning instead of digging into your savings.

7 Last Minute Valentine's Day Getaways In The U.S.

BRIDES | Posted 02.10.2016 | Travel
BRIDES

by Katie James, BRIDES Photo: Courtesy of Four Seasons Resort Lanai With Valentine's Day fast approaching, there's no better time to book a la...

Hotels We Love -- and Their Under-the-Radar Doppelgängers

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 02.03.2016 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

by the Editors of Condé Nast Traveler Photo: Courtesy Alila For the well-traveled, a beloved hotel or resort often begs for more than one visit. H...

The Only Way to Avoid Hilton's Sneaky Cancellation Fee

Map Happy | Posted 02.04.2016 | Travel
Map Happy

Update: Please note that Hilton is no longer running the trial. Statement from Hilton PR below: At Hilton, we are always testing new initiatives a...

These Are the Best Hotel Restaurants in the World

Map Happy | Posted 01.06.2016 | Travel
Map Happy

Hotels can often do so much more than restaurants than can be done in other circumstances: They have the resources to recruit the best chefs (sommeliers, too!) and then give them ample room to be creative for a dazzling display of gastronomy.

The Travel Game: Restaurants to Rooms

Karl Wilder | Posted 01.05.2016 | Travel
Karl Wilder

We all tend to search the internet to find the experiences of others when we travel. But how often can you trust the information you find?

These Old Italian Villages Were Transformed Into Dozens Of Hotels

D by La Repubblica | Jessica Kane | Posted 12.04.2015 | Travel

Alberghi diffusi are true gems created in communities where you can breathe in the history. A model of responsible tourism, they include doze...

5 Theories On Who The 'AHS' Ten Commandments Killer Could Be

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 12.01.2015 | Entertainment

WARNING: This post has "American Horror Story: Hotel" spoilers for days. After taking a quick turkey break, "American Horror Story" is back with ...

The Chef, the Designer, the Dish and the Location: Thai-ing Up at The Palace Downtown Dubai

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 11.08.2015 | Travel
E. Nina Rothe

Dubai -- like the Manhattan of Julian Schnabel and Jean-Michel Basquiat -- is a land of visionaries and pioneers, but also a megalopolis that is achieving its stellar place on the jet setting world map at dizzying speeds.

Austin's Most Innovative Executive Chefs

Deborah Stachelski | Posted 10.23.2015 | Taste
Deborah Stachelski

Not only is it a place of abundant creativity, but the Austinite culture itself encourages and embraces innovation, challenging chefs to stay ahead of the curve by putting out dishes that feature ingredients in a new way.

Retail Chatter #10

June Haynes | Posted 10.21.2015 | Business
June Haynes

The common thread for a retailer, hotelier or restaurant is great service and experience; therefore, in the Caribbean, the challenge is keeping the core values consistent with its international counterparts.

Don't Lose Your Reservation - Here's How

Christopher Elliott | Posted 10.18.2015 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

Despite the sophisticated technology used in today's reservation systems -- or maybe because of it -- data goes missing from time to time. Fortunately, there are ways to recover your reservation and salvage your trip.

Want To Sleep In 'The World's Largest Grave'? AirBNB To The Rescue

The Huffington Post | Whitney Meers | Posted 10.16.2015 | Weird News

If all those Donald Trump costumes this year aren't scary enough, consider AirBNB's once-in-a-lifetime contest to spend Halloween night in the P...

How To Do Venice Beach Like A Local

Spot | Posted 10.16.2015 | Travel
Spot

"Venice is unlike any place I've ever lived. I love that you can't stereotype Venice residents by a certain set of qualities because you come across quite the mix of characters on any given day... Everyone coexists in this crazy, creative little town which only adds to its charm."

Why Travel Companies Don't Trust You

Christopher Elliott | Posted 10.08.2015 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

Travelers say they're distrustful of companies for other reasons, too. Maybe they've been on a flight that was delayed by "weather" even when conditions were clear on both ends. Or maybe they've been told a hotel is sold out, even though rooms are still available on third-party sites.

Why Matt Bomer And Lady Gaga Felt So Comfortable With Each Other In Their Gruesome 'AHS' Scene

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 10.08.2015 | Entertainment

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5 Airport Hotels You'd Actually Want to Stay In

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 10.02.2015 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

by Juliana Shallcross, Condé Nast Traveler Courtesy CitizenM The idea of being shuttled to the airport-adjacent hotel due to a layover or a fligh...

Asylum: What You Should Know Before Applying

Umar Akbar Ahmed | Posted 10.01.2015 | Politics
Umar Akbar Ahmed

The United States offers protections to individuals who have suffered persecution, or fear that they will suffer persecution, due to their race, religion, national origin, political opinion, or membership in a particular social group.

Six Luxury Hotel Photography Details to Seduce Your Senses

Michelle Chaplow | Posted 09.17.2015 | Travel
Michelle Chaplow

Hotel photography is all about visual temptation, you really don´t need to see the whole spa, room, or pool to get the urge to pack your case and go ...

Your Hotel Is Under Construction -- Now What?

Christopher Elliott | Posted 09.03.2015 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

Even the best-laid plans sometimes fall apart. Construction can take longer than expected. Amenities might be unavailable. That's hardly unique to a renovation effort.

5 Tips to Avoid Hotel Scammers

MoneyTips | Posted 08.20.2015 | Travel
MoneyTips

It is possible to save significant money by booking hotels online, but just make sure you know whom you are dealing with. As the old saying goes, "If it looks too good to be true, it probably is."

Providence's Local Secrets: A Beautiful Local Guide

Global Yodel | Posted 08.04.2015 | Travel
Global Yodel

"After your meal I'd say it's time for a stroll along the canal, ending up at the RISD campus where you can explore their museum and the elusive RISD Nature Lab, but shhhh, don't disturb the furiously sketching foundation students."

Why Your CEO Needs to be Tweetin'

Linda Harding-Bond | Posted 08.03.2015 | Business
Linda Harding-Bond

Twitter's information is in real time, fast moving and can be customized to appeal to specific demographics. It makes me wonder why more C-Suite executives from the hospitality industry aren't using Twitter to reach a broader audience.

Are Mandatory Resort Fees Here to Stay?

Christopher Elliott | Posted 07.15.2015 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

Resort fees appear to be proliferating -- and increasing. Only a few years ago, it was uncommon to find a hotel with a resort fee higher than $20 a night, and they were limited to resort areas like Las Vegas and Orlando. Today, they're everywhere.