Hotels

Hotel News We Noted: June 14, 2013

Rancho Las Palmas Image Courtesy of Omni Hotels Happy Friday, “Hotel News We Noted” readers. Summer is heating up, and that means that the...

The Future Of Hotels: Cyber Butlers

It seems like every service nowadays is going mobile. Apparently, that includes hotel hospitality, as well. The Stamford Hotels and Resorts chain in Australia and...

Hotel Tonight: Testing The Last-Minute Hotel Booking Service In New York City

I just finished renovating my one-bedroom Brooklyn apartment, an experience that has driven many a New Yorker to drink, or even better, to a...

The Death Of Room Service?

Will Merydith, FlickrI’ve always felt that one of the great luxuries of staying in a hotel has nothing to do with how premium the...

Bedbugs Being Dealt With By Tough, Heartless Science

Medill DC/ FlickrNasty bedbugs are bad news for everyone. Travelers drop them off or pick them up at just about any hotel. The people...

Galley Gossip: 9 Safety Tips For New Flight Attendants (And Solo Travelers)

Credit: Heather Poole 1. “The Gift of Fear,” by Gavin De Becker, should be required reading for all men and women, especially for those of...

$20K Stolen In Brazen Miami Hotel Room Theft

As a rule of thumb, it’s not a good idea to travel with anything you can’t afford to lose. The latest example of that...

Take As Many Selfies As You Want At This Instagram-Friendly Hotel

In the last year, travel and Instagram have grown to go hand in hand. Seriously, how many photos did you post during your last...

How Does Music Affect Your Hotel Decisions?

Library of CongressMusic is becoming common on hotel websites, but does it really make us want to book a room? A scientific study has come...

Burberry Raincoats And Other Cool Things You Can Borrow From Your Hotel

Guy Sie, FlickrLondon may be known for its rainy climate but one hotel in the British capital has decided loaning out umbrellas just wasn’t...

Airlines

Pilot Fired After Rough Landing

Arrow712/FlickrForget where your seat is located, how much legroom you have or the race to claim overhead storage space. These are all parts of...