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20 Things To Know Before Booking A Hotel, According To A Hotelier's Wife

Nicole Webb | Posted 04.29.2016 | Travel
Nicole Webb

As the hotelier's wife, I'm privy to a few inside whispers...and you'll be pleased to know, over the years, I've been secretly stashing them in the va...

Your ultimate luxury guide to Italy's summer hot spots

Lauren Resnick | Posted 04.25.2016 | Travel
Lauren Resnick

Looking for your perfect itinerary for an Italian summer getaway? Check out these top 3 Italian destinations to visit this summer. This will be a trip...

Keepin' It Local: The Insider's Guide To 7 Unique Boutique Hotels In Austin, TX

Deborah Stachelski | Posted 04.21.2016 | Travel
Deborah Stachelski

Austin is a premiere vacation destination with 33,000 hotel rooms citywide serving to accommodate over 20 million visitors each year. Why settle for a...

The Ultimate Travel Guide for the Busy Go-Getter

Laiza King | Posted 04.13.2016 | Travel
Laiza King

One of the best things about travelling is the excitement that goes with preparing. Contrary to what most people think, the planning process does not have to be hectic once you have the right resources and tools to help you book your flight and hotels, as you gather the essential needs for your trip.

Retreat to the Beach in Style: A Chic Little Gem on Mexico's Riviera Maya

Ronda Carman | Posted 04.13.2016 | Travel
Ronda Carman

Looking to escape the ordinary experience of an all-inclusive chain hotel? Look no further than Hotel Esencia. Roughly forty miles south of Cancun, an...

6 U.S. National Parks To Visit This Year

Joy Pecknold | Posted 04.12.2016 | Travel
Joy Pecknold

There are 84 million acres of protected national parkland in the U.S., and this year the National Park Service (they take care of it all) celebrates i...

A Taste of Northern Italy In Austin

Suchi Rudra | Posted 04.06.2016 | Travel
Suchi Rudra

(photo by Suchi Rudra) Last June, in the midst of a European heat wave, I slowly made my way down through Italy over the course of three weeks. It wa...

Luxury International Travel: The Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong

Edward Schneider | Posted 03.16.2016 | Travel
Edward Schneider

Decades ago I wrote for a magazine whose publisher had difficulty paying his writers - specifically, paying them in cash. He was, however, good at bartering advertising space for goods and services and passing the swag on to those of us who were willing to accept payment in kind. This system enabled Jackie and me to stay in hotels we could never have afforded, such as the Dorchester in London, the Imperial in Tokyo and the George V in Paris (where, unforgettably, our bill for extras - presented with a smile - came to exactly one franc: for a phone call).

The 12 Most Popular Hotels in New York City Right Now

Oyster | Posted 03.14.2016 | Travel

Sure, it's expensive and crowded, and you'll be paying high rates for a tiny hotel room, but for many, that's a small price to pay to see the one-of-a-kind city.

The Beach Towns of Northern Miami

Dwight Brown | Posted 03.03.2016 | Travel
Dwight Brown

Vacation bliss has spread from South Beach, the old standby, to northern neighborhoods. Above 90th Street and Collins Avenue, it's less traveled, adul...

San Ysidro Ranch Welcomes Valmont: The World Leader For Anti-Aging

LuxEco Living | Posted 03.01.2016 | Travel
LuxEco Living

Welcome Back Travels with Journey: A Lab in Luxury The Chuda's and Journey are welcomed by Scott Cordle Manager San Ysidro Ranch You could say he's s...

The 13 Best Oceanfront Hotels in California

Oyster | Posted 03.01.2016 | Travel

Though many travelers head to the Golden State for wine country or national parks, many simply want to spend their vacation relaxing on the beach. With 840 miles of coastline, down from San Diego up to San Francisco and beyond, there's ample beachside cities to suit your style.

7 Extraordinary Easter Experiences

Joy Pecknold | Posted 02.29.2016 | Travel
Joy Pecknold

If gauged by what's in stores, Easter is about bunnies and sweets, which is somewhat of a contrast to its Christian origins involving crucifixion and ...

10 Outrageous Properties You Can Rent on Vacation

SmarterTravel | Posted 02.25.2016 | Travel

From a treehouse in the middle of Atlanta to a 4,000-square-foot pool property in Turks and Caicos, these are some of the world's most outrageous prop...

The World's Most Spectacular Hotel Pools

The Active Times | Posted 02.19.2016 | Travel
The Active Times

Indulge in a day of carefree bliss, relax in a luxurious cabana and enjoy a refreshing cocktail at a poolside bar. Where else could you do this than at one of the world's most spectacular hotel pools?

Why Hourly Hotels Are No Longer Just for Afternoon Delights

JustLuxe | Posted 02.11.2016 | Travel

Photo Credit: By Nicolle Monico Rent-by-the-hour hotels have gotten a bad rap over the years. Stereotypically they are used for uns...

36 Hours in Austin: A Classic Take

Deborah Stachelski | Posted 02.10.2016 | Travel
Deborah Stachelski

If you have never visited the Capital of Texas and are stopping in for a day on the way to somewhere else (shame on you), you obviously want to see the best of Austin, and quick.

12 Steamy Caribbean All-Inclusives for Adult Indulgence

Oyster | Posted 02.05.2016 | Travel

Family vacations can be great, of course. But sometimes, adults need a getaway geared exclusively to grown-up tastes.

The 50 Best Hotels in the USA 2016

U.S. News Travel | Posted 04.19.2016 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

Selecting the right hotel for your vacation is no easy feat. To help minimize your time scouring the World Wide Web in search of the best property, the editors at U.S. News & World Report did the research for you.

Las Vegas: The Secrets Behind the Curtains

Richard Bangs | Posted 02.02.2016 | Travel
Richard Bangs

There is no place on the planet with such a nimiety of magic. Every stage, every song, every bite and brew, every light is so sufficiently perfected a...

Luxury International Travel: The Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam

Edward Schneider | Posted 02.02.2016 | Travel
Edward Schneider

The Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam has a freshness not always shared by other luxury hotels in the city. With 90-odd rooms, it's just the right size: big enough that it can provide all the services of a "palace" hotel, and small enough to look after guests with charming personal attention.

The 10 Best Hotels in Canada 2016

U.S. News Travel | Posted 01.30.2016 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

Whether you're jetting off to cosmopolitan Toronto, sightseeing in Old Montreal or stealing away to the secluded wilderness of Vancouver Island, you'll find Canada has no shortage of stellar hotels to aid your exploration.

The 10 Best Hotels in Mexico 2016

U.S. News Travel | Posted 01.30.2016 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

While each property showcases its own style, all 10 hotels feature three key traits that set them apart: superb customer service, extravagant amenities and serene settings, ranging from cliffside beach oases to tropical island sanctuaries.

The 10 Best Caribbean Hotels You Need To Visit This Year

U.S. News Travel | Posted 01.29.2016 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

(U.S. News) The Caribbean - with its balmy temperatures, white-sand beaches and vibrant cultures - is what dream vacations are made of. But the reg...

The Rankings Are In. The 10 Best Hotels In America Right Now Are...

U.S. News Travel | Posted 01.29.2016 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

(Silpa Nanan) Choosing the right hotel can be a challenge. Even after researching everything from location and on-site amenities to reviews from pa...