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The Remote Iceland Lighthouse You Can Sleep In  --  This Fall Only

Spot | Posted 09.14.2015 | Travel

It's called Dyrhólaey lighthouse, Iceland, and it's a solitary, century-old lighthouse on a cliff overlooking a black beach that stretches farther than you can fathom. It's a primal, elemental landscape that will make you feel as if you're teetering on the end of the earth.

8 Hotel Booking Hacks Every Traveler Needs to Know

Thrillist | Posted 05.21.2015 | Travel

Sure, you know how to book a hotel on your own because you've got a credit card and the Internet. But chances are you're not booking a hotel as well or as cheaply as you could. To turn you from hotel amateur to hotel pro, we've probed the minds of lodging experts to hear their tips on saving the most money and maximizing every hotel stay you book.

The Future of Access in Hotels Is in the Design

Eric Lipp | Posted 06.16.2015 | Impact
Eric Lipp

Access and inclusion for hotel and lodging changed forever in 2010. That year proved to be a very defining year for hotels and accessibility for people with disabilities. The US Department of Justice issued new standards under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

Is Airbnb Really Better Than Staying at a Hostel?

Map Happy | Posted 02.14.2015 | Travel
Map Happy

In the six years since Airbnb launched, the company has pretty much managed to redefine budget traveling. Since then, I've played the role as both host and guest in several countries and cities, with, more often than not, mixed feelings.

How Airbnb Will Change the Way You Travel

Larissa and Michael Milne | Posted 01.20.2015 | Travel
Larissa and Michael Milne

Michael and I have been on the road for over three years now with no fixed address, yet people still ask us where we call home. We finally have a good answer: we live at Airbnb.

10 Hotel Fees To Watch Out For

Shermans Travel | Posted 11.25.2014 | Travel
Shermans Travel

By Lane Nieset for ShermansTravel Has this ever happened to you? You think you're getting a great hotel deal, only later you discover that everythi...

The Envelope Please: A Great Idea That Should Be Passed On

Susan Danish | Posted 11.22.2014 | Impact
Susan Danish

One of the hidden strengths of the nonprofit world is our ability to come up with a great idea that, because of its compelling emotional logic, allows people to change the way they view a situation --- and, in doing so, make a big collective impact.

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.

10 Stunning Hotels in Unexpected Places

Fodor's | Posted 09.28.2014 | Travel

While cities such as Shanghai, Dubai, and Toronto have long been known for their futuristic-looking hotels, they've hardly cornered the market on cutt...

Alternative Lodging Options for Retirees Who Travel

Jim T. Miller | Posted 09.01.2014 | Fifty
Jim T. Miller

If you're willing to do a little research and preplanning, there are a number of ways you can lower (or eliminate) your travel-lodging costs and live more like a local when you travel. Here are some different options to consider and some resources that can help you locate them.

The Best Hotel Porches In America

Fodor's | Posted 08.30.2014 | Travel

Porches have a way of adding that homey touch to hotels, and they're an ideal spot to sit and soak up the view, preferably while leaning back in an Ad...

Goodbye, And Good Riddance, To The Hotel Minibar

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 05.02.2014 | Business

Say good-bye to the $10 hotel-room Diet Coke. Hotel minibars are falling out of favor with travelers and hotels. Mini-bar sales dropped a stunning ...

Festival Season Travel Tips

Travelzoo | Posted 06.09.2014 | Travel

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.

A History Lover's Guide to the Shenandoah Valley

National Trust for Historic Preservation | Posted 05.13.2014 | Travel
National Trust for Historic Preservation

Written by Katherine Flynn Old Town Winchester is home to the vibrant Loudoun Street Pedestrian Mall, which earned a place on the National Register ...

10 Things to Do in Hotels Besides Sleep

Anneli Rufus | Posted 01.27.2014 | Travel
Anneli Rufus

How can we make the best of hotels? What can we do there? Sleeping is obvious, but here are 10 more things that I have either done in hotels or have fantasized about doing, and still might do.

Are You in the Mood for Love? Five Chicago Valentine Getaway Options That Could Sweep You Off Your Feet

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 04.10.2013 | Chicago
Elysabeth Alfano

I used to be slightly cynical about Valentine's Day; but, over the years, I have come to embrace it. If you feel the same and can get beyond the plethora of red hearts everywhere, here are some sexy-sweet treat options for romantic getaways this Valentine's Day

When Did Traveling Become So Exhausting?

Lisa K. Friedman | Posted 03.31.2013 | Fifty
Lisa K. Friedman

Traveling used to be so easy. I remember throwing a change of underwear and a few clean shirts into a backpack and just taking off. Not anymore.

PHOTOS: Are These The World's Best Inns?

Posted 11.12.2012 | Travel has announced its annual awards for achievements in innkeeping, and the winners this year are a highly diverse group of lodgings a...

PHOTOS: The World's Coolest Boat Hotels

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 12.09.2012 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

From small and scrappy vessels to big barges, boats of all stripes have inspired unique accommodations.

PHOTOS: Motel 6 Turns 50

Posted 04.12.2012 | Travel

Motel 6, the ubiquitous roadside stop that took its name from its original nightly rate, will turn 50 this year, marking a historic milestone for a co...

Billionaire Planning Mini-Chain Of Luxe US Hostels | Posted 11.23.2011 | Travel

Billionaire Ronald Burkle, a private-equity investor and big Democratic fund raiser, is appealing to a new constituency: scruffy, 20-something backpac...

Lodging Management Spins Crafty Tales as Consumer Macro Data Continues to Verify What I Susptected All Along - We Never Left the Recession!

Reggie Middleton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Reggie Middleton

Consumer macro data continues to verify what I suspected all along: We never left the recession!

The Meat of Argentina Would Make a San Francisco Vegetarian's Head Explode

Harmon Leon | Posted 06.14.2012 | Home
Harmon Leon

One can't help but to fall in love with not only Buenos Aires, but also all the culinary delights that are concocted with their fine beef and meats. Ahoy meaty!

Aspen's historic Hotel Jerome is set for auction

The Aspen Times | Aspen Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

ASPEN - An unpaid loan balance of $36.3 million has put the historic Hotel Jerome on the auction block....