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Travel Tip: How You Can Rent Unusual Properties Around the World

It’s not news that you can rent a home as an alternative to a hotel room. But what’s wild are the unusual types of homes on the market — which… Read More…

Robot Butlers & Wireless Room Keys: How Hotels Are Going Hi-Tech
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Robot Butlers & Wireless Room Keys: How Hotels Are Going Hi-Tech

When does—or should—hi-tech take precedence over high touch, especially in the hospitality industry? Welcome to the brave new world of avatars, robots, and smartphones taking the place of room keys…. Read More…

Travel Tip: Hot Summer Travel Deals in Hot Places
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Travel Tip: Hot Summer Travel Deals in Hot Places

As the weather warms up, it’s time to look for summer travel deals. The hotter the destination, the more likely you are to find summer discounts. Scottsdale, Arizona, drops its… Read More…

Booking Online? Watch Out for These Airline & Hotel Travel Scams
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Booking Online? Watch Out for These Airline & Hotel Travel Scams

While booking plane tickets and hotel rooms can be pretty straightforward, it’s important to know exactly who you’re dealing with. At first glance, some websites may seem like the real… Read More…

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Travel Tip: What You Need to Know About Hotel Credit Card Hacking

Credit ­card fraud is no joke, and one of the riskiest places for credit card hacking is in hotels. The most recent security breach was at Mandarin Oriental hotels, where… Read More…

Travel Tip: Where You Can Find Modern Art in Hotels
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Travel Tip: Where You Can Find Modern Art in Hotels

Plenty of hotels feature works of art, and some even have the occasional multi-million-dollar Old Masters. But if you’re looking to see something a little more modern, you can find… Read More…

Travel Tip: The Fine Print of Free Wi-Fi at Hotels
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Travel Tip: The Fine Print of Free Wi-Fi at Hotels

Most of us celebrate when a hotel offers free Wi-Fi, but there’s often fine print attached. So here’s what you need to watch out for with free Wi-Fi at hotels…. Read More…

Travel Tip: How You Can Learn New Skills at Hotels Around the World
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Travel Tip: How You Can Learn New Skills at Hotels Around the World

It’s one thing to stay at a resort for its pool or spa. But in some places, you might even be able to learn new skills while you’re there. Some… Read More…

Airbnb Tips and Tricks for First-Timers
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Airbnb Tips and Tricks for First-Timers

Summer is quickly approaching, which means that it’s time to start planning that epic getaway you’ve been dreaming about since last summer ended. One way to save money on your… Read More…

Travel Tip: Book Now to Save On Summer Travel
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Travel Tip: Book Now to Save On Summer Travel

Believe it or not, it’s time to start planning your spring and summer travels. In some cases, you have to jump on these deals right now. In Latin America and… Read More…

Travel Tip: Hotel Rates are (Probably) Going Up
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Travel Tip: Hotel Rates are (Probably) Going Up

Listen up, travelers. Hotel rates may be going up this year, so pay attention before you book. According to the research firm STR, U.S. hotels actually hit a record in… Read More…