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3 Hotel Booking Secrets From An Industry Expert

OWN | Posted 07.12.2014 | OWN

Nowadays, it's fairly easy to be savvy when booking a hotel room. Thanks to a host of websites and digital tools, you can shop among various options t...

Catch Some Of The Best Zzz's Of The Holiday Season

The Huffington Post | Katelyn Mullen | Posted 12.30.2013 | Travel

'Tis the season for travel and chaos. We've finally found ourselves right in the middle of the busiest travel weeks of the year when getting a goo...

Here's Why You Can't Get A Good Night's Sleep In A Hotel

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

By Amy Plitt, Condé Nast Traveler Traveling can be highly rewarding, but there's no doubt about it--long hours on the road and jetlag can s...

Hotel Room Hacks

Travelzoo | Posted 08.27.2013 | Travel
Travelzoo

These hotel-room hacks will help you transform your sleeping space into a place to keep off extra weight, keep up with your inbox, or keep your kids safe and entertained.

These Hotels Are Sooo Not Mainstream: 7 Top Hipster Havens

Oyster | Posted 10.09.2013 | Travel
Oyster

We have a special spot in our heart for hipster travelers. They, like us, have high standards when it comes to choosing a hotel. They'll often gravitate toward spots that are uber-trendy, quirky, or extremely green.

8 Things Hotels Won't Tell You (But You Need To Know)

Anthony Melchiorri | Posted 10.05.2013 | Travel
Anthony Melchiorri

Like any business, hotels have their secrets. And after spending more than 20 years working in and improving struggling hotels, I've learned them all -- the good, the bad and the ugly. Now, just like I do on Travel Channel's "Hotel Impossible"each week, I'm sharing my expertise with you.

Five Weeks on the Road: A Rant to the World's Hoteliers

Chip Conley | Posted 05.18.2013 | Business
Chip Conley

I was the CEO of a hotel company for two dozen years. Now, I'm on the other side of the counter... I'm the guest. Here are my revelations about how the hotel industry needs a "wake-up call" with respect to improving the guest experience.

2012's Great Moments In Hotel Customer Service

HotelsCombined.com | Posted 02.23.2013 | Travel
HotelsCombined.com

While many like to bemoan the lack of customer service in the hospitality industry these days, there are still a handful of properties around the globe who know how to do things right.

PHOTOS: The Top Hotels In Las Vegas

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 01.09.2013 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

We say, if you're going to Vegas, do it up big.

How To Avoid Being 'Walked' By Hotels

Daniel J. Jones | Posted 11.07.2012 | Travel
Daniel J. Jones

Airlines aren't the only ones guilty of overbooking. Hotels overbook their rooms on a daily basis, resulting in guests with confirmed reservations being told that there's no room at the inn -- pun intended.

10 Hotel Fees You Should Never Pay

SmarterTravel | Posted 09.16.2012 | Travel
SmarterTravel

If you've ever booked a hotel room only to be slammed with severe sticker shock upon check-in, you know that sometimes surprise fees can undermine the value of a great room rate. Read our list of the worst such fees so you can arrive prepared the next time you book a hotel room.

One-Night Stand Hotels?

Oyster | Posted 08.22.2012 | Travel
Oyster

We all like to get loose on vacation, and sometimes that means bringing strangers back to our rooms for afterhours fun. No judgments here, folks.

PHOTOS: Pet-Friendly Hotels In New York City

Oyster | Posted 04.11.2012 | Travel
Oyster

Since the many participants need to set up shop in New York for the big (dog) show, we figured we'd share our hotel expertise to match pups with places to stay.

Hotel Gourmet -- How to Cook While Traveling to Save Time, Money & Your Health

Carolyn Scott | Posted 11.02.2011 | Travel
Carolyn Scott

Fret no more. Here are a few of my favorite tips and tricks on how you can travel, despite any dietary restrictions, by whipping up easy meals in your hotel room to save your figure and your cash!