Airbnb CEO and cofounder Brian Chesky was in our office this morning talking about his company's plans for the future. While he mentioned many interesting things, the most fascinating was his list of the unexpected ways people use Airbnb.
"Where I work now, bedding and pillows are replaced at every check-out. However, before, when I used to work at a budget hotel, we rarely changed them."
All eyes around the world are currently fixated Down Under, where the royal family are currently causing a big stir with their official tour. The photogenic trio now begin their descent upon Australia, where they'll no doubt be given the ultimate in five-star treatment.
Visitors to Big Sur can glide through roughly 85 miles of stunning scenery in a couple of hours, but the region remains an overwhelming and somewhat unknowable place to many.
The travel industry seems transparent these days -- for example, you can compare fares yourself with flight-search websites. But there are still a few tricks of the trade that travel insiders and providers don't want to share.
The way we travel is changing. And hotels are upping the ante, with technology that's as forward-thinking as your favorite airline -- and, in some cases, your favorite video game.
Festival season has kicked off for the year, with events nationwide inspiring music and comedy fans, foodies and travelers to hit the road this spring and summer. The best way to enjoy the shows is to do a little planning beforehand.
Istanbul -- the only city in the world that straddles two continents -- just took the No. 1 spot in TripAdvisor's Traveler's Choice awards. If you're thinking of going, we've got some stylish steals for you.
From hotels shaped like donuts to capsules jutting from the edge of a cliff, these are the world's most weird and wonderful accommodations.
When top-quality bath and beauty amenities are offered, travelers can leave their TSA-friendly bottles at home or take souvenir toiletries to go. Hotels, happily, have taken notice.
Sure, these antics are frowned upon, but they're de rigueur and wildly popular for getting the most out of a hotel stay on the sly.
There's barely a hint of city life and certainly not a shred of evidence that you're so close to Paris.
Although it's impossible to stay at Wes Anderson's fictional hotel from his latest film, hotel search trivago reveals a glimpse into the six grandest hotels of Budapest that may or may not have influenced the filmmaker.
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In the last few years, airport hotels have evolved from being an unavoidable stopover to luxurious, must-visit retreats.
The hotel industry, unlike the far less competitive airline sector, is seeing some positive progress. Arguably, traveler-friendly trends -- from innovations in booking to fresh and alluring amenities -- reveal the promising shape of lodging to come.