Where to stay during Carnival in Venice
From former convents turned luxury hotels, to standing time capsules which transport guests back to 18th century Venezia, the city of canals and lagoons offers visitors a bevy of accommodation choices during Carnival -- or anytime -- that satisfy every taste: classic, authentic Venetian décor to modern, contemporary lodgings for the damask- and Murano-averse.
Daytona Beach, Hawaii show biggest drops in hotel rates, airfares
Looking for a post-holiday, last-minute, wallet-friendly vacation? According to some number crunching and pricing research, Daytona and the Florida Keys topped a list of travel destinations in North America which experienced the biggest drop in hotel prices in January.
Valentine's Day: travel deals
Lovers who want to spend Valentine's Day away from home can take advantage of many romantic offers. Take a look at our selection, from aphrodisiac dinners and following in the footsteps of Romeo and Juliet to the Taj Mahal.
AAA announces top hotel picks
Inspectors from the AAA (American Automobile Association) have inducted nine new properties into their exclusive Five Diamond Club which recognizes the top luxury hotels across the US, Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean.
New Five Diamond hotel winners announced
A St. Regis property in Puerto Rico and a Four Seasons outpost on a little-known island in the West Indies have become the first of their kind to be inducted into the American Automobile Association’s exclusive Five Diamond club.
Hotel bookings rise for French town in 'Les Misérables'
Just as "The Twilight" series had done before, and "The Lord of the Rings" did before that, the town of Montreuil-Sur-Mer in France is experiencing a huge spike in bookings thanks to the selling power of the Hollywood blockbuster “Les Misérables.”
Top 10 hotels in the world: TripAdvisor
A luxury, ocean-side resort in Hawaii beat out 6,000 other properties to take the title of top luxury hotel in the world, according to members of TripAdvisor.
'Oscar awards' for hotels gives top nods to Hawaii resort
The top luxury hotel in the world according to members of TripAdvisor is a Four Seasons property in Hawaii that uses the island’s natural beauty as an integral part of the décor, including outdoor lava-rock garden showers, ocean-side restaurants and lounges, and living rooms lit by Hawaiian sunsets.
Hotel rates fall across Europe
Between December 2012 and January 2013, Geneva is the only European capital where rates increased, by 4 percent, for an average night's stay costing €220. In all the other capitals studied by the trivago-Relaxnews barometer hotel prices have gone down.
A luxury hotel at 2,000 meters to open in Oman next year
Asian-based hotel group Alila Hotels & Resorts will open its first hotel in Oman at the end of 2014. The luxury establishment will be set in the Jabal Akhdar mountain range, a region of the sultanate that has seen limited tourist development, two hours' drive from the capital Muscat.