Articles Tagged ‘hotels’

Plenty of Hotels Offer Rental Bikes; Now, Skateboards

Plenty of Hotels Offer Rental Bikes; Now, Skateboards August 4, 2011 | Active/Outdoors, Travel News | Read More
Finally, we don’t have to use those pesky bikes to get around on vacation anymore. Well, at least when we’re staying at the Nolitan in NYC. The new “luxury boutique hotel”, which opened mid-July in the Nolita neighborhood of Manhattan (that’s ‘North of Little Italy’...

Marriott’s New Hotel-Themed FB Game Has People Going Crazy

Marriott’s New Hotel-Themed FB Game Has People Going Crazy July 6, 2011 | Food Lovers, Travel News | Read More
We’re not sure why people would want to run a hotel kitchen (the smell of food and lots of stress?), but apparently a lot of people do. At least so it would seem when a self-professed “hospitality junkie” takes to a new Farmville-style Facebook game put out by Marriott. While we’re...

Airlines Hold Lowest Satisfaction Score While Hotels Have Highest

Airlines Hold Lowest Satisfaction Score While Hotels Have Highest July 6, 2011 | Travel News | Read More
With Southwest kicking people off their planes left and right and bag fees that totaled 3.4 billion in 2010, it’s no wonder that Americans are far from happy with their airlines. A new report from the American Customer Satisfaction Index showed that airlines scored lowest among 47 industries in...

According to Travelodge, Hotels of the Future Will be Really Kinky

According to Travelodge, Hotels of the Future Will be Really Kinky June 22, 2011 | Offbeat, Travel News | Read More
Time to talk about a scary future – in hotels. A new report commissioned by the budget chair Travelodge (might they spend money on new beds instead?) decided to look at what hotels might be like in 2030, thanks to engineer and “futurologist” Ian Pearson. According to them, not only...

One London Hotel, Two FA Cup Teams

One London Hotel, Two FA Cup Teams May 13, 2011 | Europe, Travel News, UK | Read More
Have you ever been bullied? Maybe someone called you a name? Beat you up? Kicked your dog? Made fun of your mom? Stole your hotel reservations? Never happened to you? Well, according to Stoke City Football Club manager Tony Pulis via Daily Mail, that’s exactly what happened to his team ahead of the...

“Peekaboo” Hotel Bathrooms All The Rage These Days

“Peekaboo” Hotel Bathrooms All The Rage These Days April 20, 2011 | Travel News | Read More
Facebook. Twitter. FourSquare. These days, everyone needs to know what everyone else is doing, at all times. Advancing technology is turning us into a voyeuristic society, even more so than before (sitting on a bench with a take-away coffee and people-watching goes back centuries). Is nothing sacred...

The Easiest Way to Donate to Japan: Hotel Points

The Easiest Way to Donate to Japan: Hotel Points April 4, 2011 | Travel News | Read More
At this point, almost everyone has heard of the ways you can donate money to help Japanese tsunami relief efforts by text, email, or phone. Did you know you can also donate hotel points? Here is a list of 5 hotel chains that allow reward members to donate points and, more importantly, a breakdown of...

Hotel Missoni Kuwait is Now Open

Hotel Missoni Kuwait is Now Open March 21, 2011 | Travel News | Read More
Right after I finish writing this article, I’m going to try to figure out how I can get to the new Missoni Hotel Kuwait which opened for business on March 1st. Maybe it’s the bath tub that looks like an egg, the cafe devoted to Italian coffee and chocolate, or that wearing one of their bathrobes...

Weirdest (Or Should We Say Spookiest) Hotel Requests

Weirdest (Or Should We Say Spookiest) Hotel Requests October 28, 2010 | General, Travel News | Read More
We often talk about the many weird occurrences that happen in travel, especially in airports and on airplanes. However, equally as important to discuss is the bizarre happenings of hotels, that can be just as weird. The Telegraph recently published an article that highlighted some of the weirdest hotel...

Hotels More Affordable in Europe as Euro Sinks

Hotels More Affordable in Europe as Euro Sinks July 30, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
If you’re planning a trip to Europe, you just might be at the right place at the right time. According to this release on the PRNewswire, the falling value of the Euro is leading straight to bargains for accommodations. Some of the most expensive cities to visit in Europe — Cannes, Geneva,...