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Ko Lanta Thailand: A Special Birthday Celebration at the Pimalai Resort

Kimberly Cantor | Posted 08.10.2016 | Taste
Kimberly Cantor

After a wonderful 6 nights in Krabi, we boarded a ferry via Ao Nang Travel at 10am and headed to Ko Lanta, a smaller island 2 hours away. One of my longest and closest friends, Ashley, has a friend, Kendall, who lives in Bangkok.

7 Tips For Tracking Travel Deals

U.S. News Travel | Posted 05.11.2016 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

It's no secret that traveling can put a strain on the wallet, but with promotions and deals abound, it's easier than ever to score a discounted vacation. The problem is, it can be hard to keep track of all the available money-saving offers, and even harder to distinguish a good deal from a bad one.

Why Aren't Spas on TripAdvisor?

Linda Harding-Bond | Posted 05.31.2015 | Travel
Linda Harding-Bond

If TripAdvisor had a spa category, it would allow the public to zoom in on which spas provide the type of service they need. Specialists could be identified for resolving targeted beauty issues for fast growing market segments including ethnic women and men.

12 Major Travel Sites Reveal How to Save on Top Spring Break Destinations

GOBankingRates | Posted 05.12.2015 | Money

GOBankingRates rounded up the 12 most popular spring break destinations and asked the biggest names in travel, including Southwest, Travelocity, and more, for their expert tips on saving money at these popular locales. Following these tips, you can save hundreds while getting some much needed fun in the sun.

Do Discount Travel Booking Sites Really Save You Money?

U.S. News Travel | Posted 04.29.2015 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

Since users are tied to their IP address and booking history on individual sites, travel search engines like Priceline can customize results to show the properties that an individual is more likely to look for, and subsequently book.

Why You Should Consider Booking A Trip Through BJ's, Costco Or Sam's Club

U.S. News Travel | Posted 04.20.2015 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

Offering deals on everything from cruises to rental cars, wholesale retail clubs are quickly becoming a one-stop shop for members' travel needs. So why should non-members care?

Hassle-free Holiday Air Travel Tips

U.S. News Travel | Posted 02.11.2015 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

Now that you've survived the dreaded Thanksgiving travel weekend, it's time to start preparing for the next busiest period: year-end travel.

The Fight Against America's Terrible Vacation Policies Is Heating Up

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 08.07.2014 | Travel

The average American worker barely takes advantage of half of their allotted vacation time, according to a Glassdoor survey released earlier this year...

Chinese Tourists Think France Is The Friendliest Country In Europe

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 07.18.2014 | Travel

Come on, homme, it's time to stop hating on France. Chinese travelers say they consider France the "most welcoming" nation in Europe, ahead of the...

The Booking Battle: OTAs Break Into the Loyalty Market

U.S. News Travel | Posted 08.27.2014 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

Facing steep competition from fellow booking websites, online travel agencies have been experimenting with travel rewards as a means of incentivizing consumer loyalty -- at the expense of straining relationships with the hotels with which they partner.

10 Ways You Can Tell Your "4-Star" Hotel Gave Itself Too Many Stars

Kevin Richberg | Posted 11.04.2013 | Travel
Kevin Richberg

How many stars did your last hotel have? I'd bet you might not know the answer to that, but you could probably make a good guess based on the level of service you received and your overall satisfaction. But what regulatory body determines these star ratings?

My Biggest Baddest Bucket List Entrance Video

Megan Snedden | Posted 06.05.2013 | Travel
Megan Snedden

With such competition, slipping into a pink, full-body pig suit at a gas station to demonstrate Newtown's quirky attire did not daunt me, neither did barging into a tattoo shop, or chasing down a group of stylish punks for an interview.

Great News For Travelers

Posted 03.05.2013 | Travel

Though hotel rooms are becoming more expensive every year, the march of prices slowed in 2012 and has failed to keep pace with many other goods and se...

INFOGRAPHIC: The World's Most Expensive Sandwiches Are...

Posted 05.10.2012 | Travel

The world's most expensive club sandwich isn't found in the ritzy corridors of Moscow or on the yacht-dotted shores of Monaco. Turns out Paris serv...

The Software Algorithm That Turns Hotel 'Lookers' Into 'Bookers' (Part Two)

Bill_Robinson | Posted 04.10.2012 | Technology

The REVPAR GURU system allows hotel owners and staff to monitor many of their key metrics while in the office or on the fly.

The Software Algorithm That Turns Hotel 'Lookers' Into 'Bookers' (Part One)

Bill_Robinson | Posted 04.10.2012 | Technology

Shouldn't the goal be the same in the airline and hotel industry: full capacity at any fare/rate? Wouldn't a better policy be "no plane leaves with an empty seat, ever" or "we'll fill every room tonight if we have to let them go for $10?"