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Travelers Will Either Love Or Hate This Map Of Things To Do In Europe

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 03.22.2017 | Travel

If you could only do one thing in each country you visited, what would it be? U.K. travel site Vouchercloud compiled a map that shows the top-rated ...

Diner Appears To Put Hair In Own Food Before Writing Bad Review

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 03.06.2017 | Weird News

It’s enough to leave a bad taste in the mouth of any restaurant owner: A customer intentionally puts a hair in the food and uses it as an excuse not...

TripAdvisor Says 'No' To Animal Exploitation

Wayne Pacelle | Posted 10.13.2016 | Green
Wayne Pacelle

If people stop going to places and attractions that do terrible things to animals, those places will wither, starved of the cash that motivates their entire operation. Kudos to TripAdvisor for this forward-looking policy and for providing an additional example of the humane economy in practice.

TripAdvisor Takes A Major Stand Against Captive Animal Attractions

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 10.18.2016 | Travel

TripAdvisor, one of the world’s largest travel sites, will stop selling tickets to attractions at which travelers interact with wild or endangered a...

What Is Luxury Travel and Who Calls The Shots?

Dane Steele Green | Posted 09.22.2016 | Travel
Dane Steele Green

This is one of those cases where a term is used so often that it loses its meaning: "luxury travel." Almost anything today can be "luxury": travel, cars, apartments, food, spirits, clothes, Jacuzzis, rehab centers, and on Airbnb I found a listing described as a "luxury church." Thomas Aquinas is spinning in his grave on that one.

This Is How to Survive Insanely Popular Tourist Sites and Landmarks

TripAdvisor | Posted 07.08.2016 | Travel
TripAdvisor

By Wendy Perrin, TripAdvisor travel advocate With famous sights growing more crowded (if that's even possible!), and with peak season now upon us, it...

Making the Most of Your Vacation Time

TripAdvisor | Posted 06.24.2016 | Travel
TripAdvisor

Travelers across the globe have the opportunity to maximize their allocated vacation time. From taking advantage of long weekends to money-saving idea...

15 Dos and Don'ts for Women Traveling Alone

TripAdvisor | Posted 03.15.2017 | Travel
TripAdvisor

Sure, there have been a few scary moments as a solo female traveler--like the time I got lost driving through Ireland at night in the pounding rain, or the time I was hijacked by a pedicab driver in Beijing. Luckily, though, I got home safe... and with stories to tell.

7 Quirky Facts About America's Top Rated Hotel

Billy Kolber | Posted 02.17.2017 | Travel
Billy Kolber

TripAdvisor has named New York's Sherry-Netherland Hotel the #1 Travelers' Choice Hotel in the U.S. for 2016. Whether you know "The Sherry", as the locals call it, or never heard of it, here are seven unusual facts about the hotel that might help explain why it's so beloved by its guests.

The Best Beach In America Is Not Where You Think

The Huffington Post | Landess Kearns | Posted 02.17.2016 | Travel

Now that we're deep in the frigid heart of winter, it's high time we start thinking about a trip to the beach. And when it comes to finding the perfe...

The 'Best Hotel In The World' Is Not What You'd Expect

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 01.20.2016 | Travel

Imagine "the best hotel in the world," and you'll probably envision a beach resort on a warm tropical island, or maybe a glitzy high rise in one of th...

From the Ivory Tower Kitchen: To Yelp or Not To Yelp

Hari Pulapaka, Ph.D., C.E.C. | Posted 12.01.2016 | Taste
Hari Pulapaka, Ph.D., C.E.C.

"If you can't say something nice, don't say anything at all" may be Thumper's Law in the animated world, but versions of it have been around a bit longer than Bambi. The hospitality industry, more than any other, may have created an expectation of servitude and pandering at all costs.

Entrepreneurs Notes From the Road

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 09.02.2016 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

With the online giants consolidating and potentially tightening their hold on travel bookings, major hotel chains are offering a host of benefits to lure travelers to book with them directly: digital check-in,free meals, Wi-Fi and even the ability to choose a specific room."

This Is The Best Ice Cream In The Country. Discuss.

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 08.11.2015 | Taste

If you weren't planning a summer road trip already, now's your chance. TripAdvisor dished out its annual ranking of the best ice cream shops in the U...

America's 10 Best Cities For Pizza

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 07.29.2015 | Travel

Grab your keys and hit the road -- there's a trip devoted to America's best pizza in your future. TripAdvisor named the Top 10 U.S. Pizza Cities for 2...

Carly Ledbetter

Could TripAdvisor's New Partnership Mean Skewed Hotel Ratings?

HuffingtonPost.com | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 06.18.2015 | Travel

TripAdvisor announced a new partnership with Marriott International on Wednesday afternoon, and some travel industry watchers are wondering if it will...

Let's Unionize Facebook

Michael Rosenblum | Posted 06.06.2016 | Media
Michael Rosenblum

Today, pretty much all the jobs are related not to the land, but to the web. To cyberspace. That's where most of our transactions take place -- where we buy things, where we sell things, where we grow things. But who owns cyberspace?

The Best BBQ Restaurants In America

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 05.20.2015 | Taste

It's bacon-wrapped EVERYTHING season, y'all. TripAdvisor has announced its annual lineup of the best barbecue restaurants in America, based on trav...

Hilariously Indifferent Travel Reviews

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 09.18.2015 | Travel

Everyone's seen hilariously bad reviews on sites like Yelp and TripAdvisor. Negative feedback on popular tourist destinations (think: "soul destroying...

6 Florida Islands That Beat The Caribbean Hands Down

Posted 04.28.2015 | Travel

If you're craving an exotic beach escape to one of the best islands in the world, then head to Florida. ...sound strange? That's because it is. While travelers usually hit Florida for its mainland party destinations like Miami and Daytona, they don't as readily take advantage of the many islands off its coast.

The 10 Best Islands In The World

Posted 04.21.2015 | Travel

The 10 best islands in the world, according to TripAdvisor.

This Is The Top City To Visit In 2015

Posted 04.07.2015 | Travel

Marrakech, Morocco has trumped the list of Top Destinations in the World in TripAdvisor's annual Travelers' Choice Awards.

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

GOBankingRates rounded up the 12 most popular spring break destinations and asked the biggest names in travel, including Southwest, Travelocity, Orbitz.com 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.

Learning Vacations: Exploring the Possibilities

Wendy Gordon | Posted 05.02.2015 | Impact
Wendy Gordon

I came across G Adventures which offers a variety of trips and experiences organized by a social enterprise travel company working with small, locally owned businesses (instead of international chains) which keeps your travel costs down.