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Is No One Legally Liable for a Defectively Installed Handicap Accessible Shower Bench?

Brad Reid | Posted 09.30.2014 | Business
Brad Reid

The Tennessee Supreme Court recently declined to impose liability on either an independent contractor or a hotel owner when a defectively installed ha...

Standout by 'Liking' Them Before They 'Like' You -- It's Basic #RonR!

Ted Rubin | Posted 09.03.2014 | Business
Ted Rubin

I am confused. Every day brands and marketers are spending millions trying to get you to use, keep using, and share that you love their brands.

Do You Like Masterpieces? Check Out This Concept Hotel in Marseille

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 09.03.2014 | Travel
Sidonie Sawyer

Marseille (South of France - aka French Riviera - aka Cote d'Azur) is a city of surprises, an oceanside formerly fortified enclave where strong accent and slang-ish dialect rule the quays of the old port.

The Suite Life in Florence

Jinna Yang | Posted 08.15.2014 | Travel
Jinna Yang

This is one of the most luxurious hotels in Italy, and if you've been thinking of doing something special for your mom, wife, and/or hubby (you go, you sugar mama, you), I would most definitely recommend bringing them here to treat them for a night of two.

Cheap Stays: Where Are the World's Most Popular Hostels?

HotelsCombined.com | Posted 08.14.2014 | Travel
HotelsCombined.com

Hostels are usually found in the most convenient of locations and increasing numbers of travelers -- both young and old -- are recognizing the benefits booking into such affordable accommodation.

Could These Be America's Most Exclusive Hotel Rooms?

Benjamin Solomon | Posted 08.01.2014 | 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.

This App Makes It Epically Easy To Book Last-Minute Flights

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 07.30.2014 | Travel

Move over, Hotel Tonight -- there's a new sheriff in town. As Hotel Tonight revolutionized last-minute hotel bookings, Flight Tonight will do the ...

An Ode to Betsy: The Betsy Hotel

Andria Mitsakos | Posted 09.13.2014 | Travel
Andria Mitsakos

It's fitting to describe you as an ode, an Ancient Greek word glorifying an event or individual, or in my case a small splendor of a hotel. I poetically connected with you during my short stint in Miami, Florida, and darling, I thank you for that.

Where To Find -- Or Avoid -- The World's Most Expensive Luxury Hotels

The Active Times | Posted 08.23.2014 | Travel
The Active Times

Who doesn't want to stay at the very best of the best when traveling? Five-star luxury hotels are a world apart. The linen seems crisper, the service simultaneously more discreet and attentive, the accommodations that little bit more pampering. But you pay for what you get.

How You Can Stay Free (or Super Cheap) on Your Next Trip

The Active Times | Posted 08.08.2014 | Travel
The Active Times

Planning a trip -- especially an international one -- is a difficult task when you're trying to find the best of everything at a reasonable price. For those of us on a strict budget (practically all of us), value becomes that much more important.

Feng Shui Your Hotel Room in 5 Minutes

Debra Duneier | Posted 07.05.2014 | Travel
Debra Duneier

EcoChi® blends the powerful ancient and modern lessons of classical feng shui, green and sustainable living and environmental psychology, to revoluti...

Tourist Scams: What You Don't Know Could Cost You Big-Time

Rita Anya Nara | Posted 04.21.2014 | Travel
Rita Anya Nara

Calling all travelers, explorers, vacationers, and wanderlusts who don't want to be taken advantage of abroad: here's the continuation of last week's series on scams you need to be aware of in cities around the world.

10 Design Ideas To Steal From Hotels

The Huffington Post | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 04.16.2014 | HuffPost Home

No matter where we go on vacation, the hotel is admittedly the destination we look forward to most. But all of that four-star luxuriating might be the...

5 Tips for a Successful Family 'Racecation'

Jason Saltmarsh | Posted 06.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Jason Saltmarsh

First and foremost, it's a family vacation. So, you'll want to make sure you plan enough fun things to keep your entire family entertained and happy during the trip. You may be worried about the race, but the rest of your family shouldn't be.

5 Hotel Room Paranoias We All Have

Oren Mendez | Posted 06.03.2014 | Comedy
Oren Mendez

If the cleaning lady did half the things I think she does in my room, she wouldn't get more than two rooms done the entire day.

America's Coolest Hotel Elevators

MiniTime | Posted 05.25.2014 | Travel
MiniTime

Certainly, kids can find all kinds of thrills in any hotel stay hotel stay -- pretending to talk on the phone, playing with the ice machine down the hall, or joy-riding the elevator up and down from the lobby. But these six hotels up the ante on that usual hotel elevator ride.

Nine Hotel Nightmares That Could Happen to You

SmarterTravel | Posted 05.17.2014 | Travel
SmarterTravel

Locking the door doesn't necessarily mean you're safe. Find out what dangers may be lurking inside your hotel room. And before you scoff, just remember: These hotel nightmares have actually happened to real people. Could you be next?

Hotel Industry Combats Sex Trafficking at Super Bowl

Rep. Grace Meng | Posted 03.30.2014 | Politics
Rep. Grace Meng

With the help the region's hotel-motel workers and guests, we can put up the biggest fight yet against Super Bowl-related sex trafficking, and even use this event as a model to combat trafficking throughout the year.

Another 'Georgia on My Mind'

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 03.28.2014 | Travel
Magda Abu-Fadil

A walk down Rustaveli Avenue, so named after a 12th Century Georgian poet, on a cold January morning allowed me to appreciate some of the country's history, which my guide recounted with relish.

My 2014 Resolution: Stop the Travel Industry's Customer Service Armageddon

Christopher Elliott | Posted 03.07.2014 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

When you spend most of your waking hours advocating for consumers, it's easy to lose your sense of perspective. Complaints pour in, often hundreds ...

The World's Wackiest Hotel Minibars

HotelsCombined.com | Posted 03.01.2014 | Travel
HotelsCombined.com

In most hotels, the standard minibar comes stocked with overpriced chocolate bars, small bottles of liquor and cans of soft drink. Boring!

Your "Holiday Travel With Family" Survival Guide

Heather Greenwood Davis | Posted 02.19.2014 | Travel
Heather Greenwood Davis

Let's face it -- travel can be stressful at the best of times. Add holiday hype, snow covered roads, airplane lines and kids who may have had a bit too much candy cane frosting and you have the makings of a travel Armageddon.

He Thought He Could Get Away With Cheating, And Then This Happened

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 12.16.2013 | Comedy

One Reddit user claimed that his friend worked at a hotel and received this survey from an unhappy customer. If this is a joke, bravo; if not, we're f...

The Winners of the Marrakech International Film Festival

Karin Badt | Posted 02.06.2014 | Entertainment
Karin Badt

The closing awards ceremony of the Marrakech International Film Festival this evening was unusually emotional for me -- for after a week of running in...

Hotel Therapy for Trauma Survivors: Lisa Langseth's Film Hotel in Competition at the Marrakech International Film Festival

Karin Badt | Posted 02.05.2014 | Entertainment
Karin Badt

As someone who once spent eight months wandering from hotel to hotel in South America after three miscarriages and a painful break-up, I was immediate...