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Travel Tip: Hotel Stays for a Good Cause
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Travel Tip: Hotel Stays for a Good Cause

Not everyone connects travel with philanthropy, but some hotels make it easy for their guests to give back to a good cause. The Ritz-Carlton brand has an entire program called… Read More…

Luxe Lavs: Eco-Conscious Hotel Bathroom Design
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Luxe Lavs: Eco-Conscious Hotel Bathroom Design

Can luxury and environmentally-friendly design go hand in hand? Hotel bathrooms often waste energy and water, while so-called eco-friendly bathrooms are saddled with dismal water pressure. But, in this month’s Luxe… Read More…

Luxe Lavs: Seriously Sexy Hotel Bathroom Designs
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Luxe Lavs: Seriously Sexy Hotel Bathroom Designs

Love is in the air today. If you’re taking a Valentine’s Day trip to the hotel, don’t just think about rose petals on the bed and champagne on ice. Design… Read More…

Watch Out for Hidden Hotel Wi-Fi Charges
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Watch Out for Hidden Hotel Wi-Fi Charges

Hotel Wi-Fi has become a near necessity for travelers, but the service tends to have a catch, one way or another. It might seem like throwing money at the problem… Read More…

Luxe Lavs: Best Hotel Bathrooms to Warm up in 2014
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Luxe Lavs: Best Hotel Bathrooms to Warm up in 2014

When there’s a chill in the air, what’s the first thing you do when you check into a cozy hotel? Do you warm up with a hot shower, bath, or… Read More…

Bring Home the Best Hotel Bath & Beauty Products
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Bring Home the Best Hotel Bath & Beauty Products

Who doesn’t want to bring the hotel experience home? Well, you can recreate some hotel perks at home in your bathroom. Yes, in the bathroom. This month, Luxe Lavs contributors Angela… Read More…

The Worst Hotel Bathroom Design Disasters
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The Worst Hotel Bathroom Design Disasters

Peter likes to say that every hotel designer should spend at least two nights in every room he or she designs. That rule holds true for the bathroom–two days of… Read More…

Hotel Homophobia? You Won’t Believe Which Chain Is Hosting NARTH!
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Hotel Homophobia? You Won’t Believe Which Chain Is Hosting NARTH!

In the last few years, Marriott has made great efforts to be seen as LGBT-friendly. The company is serving as the sponsor for the 2014 Gay Games, runs LGBT pride… Read More…

Where You Can Escape Bad Hotel Room Lighting
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Where You Can Escape Bad Hotel Room Lighting

Some hotels think lighting options mean an on and off switch. But other hotels have are taking measures to increase light quality.

Travel Tip: Personal Safety in Hotels
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Travel Tip: Personal Safety in Hotels

Many travelers let their guard down on the road, but don’t leave your common sense in the lobby. Protect yourself with these hotel safety tips. Personal safety in hotels starts… Read More…

How to Participate in Breast Cancer Awareness Month
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How to Participate in Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Fall’s beautiful foliage colors of brown, orange and red are supported by yet another bright color in October: pink. It’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which is an annual campaign dedicated… Read More…