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Spa Superstars: Hidden in Plain View

Linda Harding-Bond | Posted 05.13.2015 | Business
Linda Harding-Bond

If the spa industry truly wants to recoup the revenue that keeps walking out of the door, then maybe it's time to try something new.

How to Make Your Home Feel Like a Luxury Hotel

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 05.10.2015 | HuffPost Home
Conde Nast Traveler

If you are expecting guests (or even if you're not), here are six easy ways to give your home a comfortable and luxurious feel.

The Hautest Place In Paris Is... A Hostel?!

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 05.10.2015 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

It's perfect for solo travelers who want to mix and mingle but also value their privacy, and at 45 euros per person for a single room it's a welcome addition to the budget space in the pricey French capital.

Our Dream Celebrity-Hotel Collaborations | Posted 05.05.2015 | Travel

When celebrities and hotels make the news together, it's generally for sex scandals or penthouse parties. But we've got different ideas for our favorite headline-grabbers

Who's Making Money in the Hotel Industry

John Rampton | Posted 04.28.2015 | Business
John Rampton

If there are more hotel rooms being booked, then that means more laundry to do, food to be made and accountants/bookkeepers to handle all of these transactions -- such as paying vendors and employees.

Women in Business Q&A: Kelly Roberts, Historic Mission Inn & Spa

Laura Dunn | Posted 04.23.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

Kelly Roberts graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Southern California and additionally earned a degree in law. She is an entrepreneur who invests in Real Estate, apartments and other interesting businesses. Kelly is an equestrian and her hobbies include mixed martial arts and Pilates.

7 Hotels That Don't Look A Thing Like Their Ads

Oyster | Posted 04.18.2015 | Travel

Throughout our hours and hours of travel and hotel investigating at, we've come across quite a few photo fakeouts: Situations where the h...

Robin Leach's Most Expensive Vegas Attractions of 2015

HooplaHa | Posted 04.02.2015 | Travel

Who better than Robin Leach to take you inside the exclusive world of the SUPER RICH? See how the "other half" lives in Las Vegas without spending a dime! #LuxeVegas takes you inside the glamorous and luxurious spending habits of the uber wealthy!

The Travel Industry Loses Its Way In A Blizzard

Christopher Elliott | Posted 03.28.2015 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

As the snow falls today, maybe in a quiet moment, the managers who create and enforce these draconian policies should ask themselves: Why don't we do this more often? Why don't we show our customers a little more compassion?

7 Retreats For A Low-Key Caribbean Getaway

Oyster | Posted 03.09.2015 | Travel

Fewer crowds, intimate spaces, and unspoiled tropical vistas are the hallmarks of these hotels, and these secluded spots are the places we like to visit when we're looking for a low-key getaway.

The Republicans Won -- But Have Travelers Lost?

Christopher Elliott | Posted 01.05.2015 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

Every major industry -- from cruise lines to wireless companies -- could now have its way with us, unfettered by "burdensome" state and federal regulation, if the experts are to be believed. Consumers are powerless to stop it.

Local Law Enforcement Chipping Away at the Fourth Amendment

Peter Van Buren | Posted 12.24.2014 | Politics
Peter Van Buren

The Bill of Rights was designed to protect the People from their government. That's quite literally becoming history today as new challenges, now from local law enforcement, chip away at the Fourth Amendment's protections of privacy.

Chihuahua in a Suitcase

Ana Garcia | Posted 12.20.2014 | Travel
Ana Garcia

I am a bit of a snob. I like nice hotels with great food and luxurious spas, so does my Chihuahua, Jacob. Finding a hotel that will take us both, isn't always easy. Jacob's actually more down to earth than I am, and not because he's lower to the ground.

How Technology Is Upgrading Your Hotel Stay [INFOGRAPHIC]

Posted 10.08.2014 | Travel

We're always looking for ways to make our travel experiences easier, more efficient and more enjoyable. In that spirit, we're taking a look at the inn...

Is No One Legally Liable for a Defectively Installed Handicap Accessible Shower Bench?

Brad Reid | Posted 11.30.2014 | Business
Brad Reid

The Tennessee Supreme Court recently declined to impose liability on either an independent contractor or a hotel owner when a defectively installed ha...

Standout by 'Liking' Them Before They 'Like' You -- It's Basic #RonR!

Ted Rubin | Posted 11.03.2014 | Business
Ted Rubin

I am confused. Every day brands and marketers are spending millions trying to get you to use, keep using, and share that you love their brands.

Do You Like Masterpieces? Check Out This Concept Hotel in Marseille

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 11.02.2014 | Travel
Sidonie Sawyer

Marseille (South of France - aka French Riviera - aka Cote d'Azur) is a city of surprises, an oceanside formerly fortified enclave where strong accent and slang-ish dialect rule the quays of the old port.

The Suite Life in Florence

Jinna Yang | Posted 10.14.2014 | Travel
Jinna Yang

This is one of the most luxurious hotels in Italy, and if you've been thinking of doing something special for your mom, wife, and/or hubby (you go, you sugar mama, you), I would most definitely recommend bringing them here to treat them for a night of two.

Cheap Stays: Where Are the World's Most Popular Hostels? | Posted 10.14.2014 | Travel

Hostels are usually found in the most convenient of locations and increasing numbers of travelers -- both young and old -- are recognizing the benefits booking into such affordable accommodation.

Could These Be America's Most Exclusive Hotel Rooms?

Benjamin Solomon | Posted 10.01.2014 | Travel
Benjamin Solomon

But none of these things are what make the Game Creek Chalet one of Colorado -- if not the world's -- most exclusive hotel rooms. It's that Game Creek Chalet is located almost eight miles from the nearest town. Eight miles and, oh, 2,000 vertical feet.

This App Makes It Epically Easy To Book Last-Minute Flights

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 07.30.2014 | Travel

Move over, Hotel Tonight -- there's a new sheriff in town. As Hotel Tonight revolutionized last-minute hotel bookings, Flight Tonight will do the ...

An Ode to Betsy: The Betsy Hotel

Andria Mitsakos | Posted 09.13.2014 | Travel
Andria Mitsakos

It's fitting to describe you as an ode, an Ancient Greek word glorifying an event or individual, or in my case a small splendor of a hotel. I poetically connected with you during my short stint in Miami, Florida, and darling, I thank you for that.

Where To Find -- Or Avoid -- The World's Most Expensive Luxury Hotels

The Active Times | Posted 08.23.2014 | Travel
The Active Times

Who doesn't want to stay at the very best of the best when traveling? Five-star luxury hotels are a world apart. The linen seems crisper, the service simultaneously more discreet and attentive, the accommodations that little bit more pampering. But you pay for what you get.

How You Can Stay Free (or Super Cheap) on Your Next Trip

The Active Times | Posted 08.08.2014 | Travel
The Active Times

Planning a trip -- especially an international one -- is a difficult task when you're trying to find the best of everything at a reasonable price. For those of us on a strict budget (practically all of us), value becomes that much more important.

Feng Shui Your Hotel Room in 5 Minutes

Debra Duneier | Posted 07.05.2014 | Travel
Debra Duneier

EcoChi® blends the powerful ancient and modern lessons of classical feng shui, green and sustainable living and environmental psychology, to revoluti...