Airbnb Eliminates Most Guest Fees in Europe, Africa, and Parts of Asia

Airbnb is s great alternative option to hotels. You might be able to stay in areas where hotels are not available, and they let you experience a city or a country in a different way. Here’s an Aribnb apartment that I rented in Albania for about $45 a day, just across the street from Ionian…

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World’s Most Expensive Hotel Room is in Las Vegas

A week ago I wrote about the most expensive resort in the world in Banwa Private Island in the Philippines. It costs $100,000 per night. That’s just as much as the world’s most expensive hotel room. Yes, you read that right, a hotel room that costs $100K per night. World’s Most Expensive Hotel Room The…

Hilton Garden Inn Expands Footprint in Africa

Hilton Garden Inn is celebrating strong growth in Africa with four open properties and an additional 14 in the pipeline just three years after opening its first hotel on the continent in 2016. Many of these properties represent first-in-country openings for Hilton Garden Inn and for the Hilton enterprise as a whole, including Botswana, Zambia…

TWA Hotel at JFK Will Have Rooftop Infinity Pool Above the Runway

Passengers flying from New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport will soon be able to experience spectacular views of its runways from a rooftop pool. We already know what the highly-anticipated TWA Hotel will look like inside, as images have already been released a couple of months ago. But its most impressive feature could very…

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Airbnb Completes Acquisition of HotelTonight

Airbnb has completed its acquisition of the last-minute hotel booking application, HotelTonight, the company announced today. The deal will accelerate the home-sharing giant’s growth as it gears up for an initial public offering. Airbnb reportedly began talks to acquire HotelTonight months ago, and it was made public last month. TechCrunch reports a price tag of…

Tech Giant Google has Quietly Rolled Out Google Hotels

Google Flights is already a go to site for many to find cheapest fares and dates for travel. Now Google is also aiming to becomes the destination for cheap hotel booking. The tech giant recently released Google Hotels. The new service now provides direct hotel bookings, instead of links for booking through third-party providers. Now,…

Thompson Hotels is Now Part of World of Hyatt

For stays starting today, March 28th, 2019, World of Hyatt members can earn and book points at eight of nine of the Thompson Hotels including the Thompson Chicago, Gild Hall and The Beekman in New York, the Thompson Nashville and the Thompson Seattle.

New Hyatt Centric Hotels Coming to Memphis, Nashville and Austin

Hyatt announced today plans to build Hyatt Centric hotels in downtown Memphis, Tenn., downtown Nashville, Tenn., and downtown Austin, Texas. Designed for a growing segment of savvy explorers seeking shareable moments to inspire others, the Hyatt Centric brand currently has 26 properties across 11 countries, including Chile, France, India, Japan, Spain and more. These developments…

Check If You’re a Victim of Marriott’s Data Breach

Marriot revealed that it suffered a major data breach last year. The breach came from the Starwood brand database. It was first said that it affected over 500 million customers, but then the number was lowered to 383 million unique guests. The compromised information included guest names, postal addresses, phone numbers, dates of birth, genders,…