Hotels think the online booking sites create an unfair playing field, and now, some goverments are looking into the matter, too. Can guests benefit from the fight?
To get the best deal, you should always surf the Web for the best hotel price, right? Well, no, not anymore. Hotels are increasingly trying to sweeten the pot if you agree to book a room directly with them.
Paying for a hotel room is not always the easy transaction that you think it’s going to be. Hidden fees, complex cancellation policies, and incidental deposits are just some of the surprises that may show up on your folio at check-out. Here’s what you absolutely must know before you book your next hotel stay.
Hotels are hanging up on in-room phones to cut costs and be more environmentally friendly. Are you ready to unplug for your next hotel stay?
Hotels sculpted out of ice and snow have a become a rite of passage for adventure travelers. But is a night on the ice all it's cracked up to be?
When you book a cheap hotel online for Las Vegas, you're not paying the price you see. You pay more, because nearly all Sin City hotels also charge a big chunk of change in the form of a resort fee that disguises the true expense of a night's stay. Here are each Las Vegas hotel's House Rules when it comes to resort fee—and what you get for it (besides annoyed).
The websites and apps for when you want a truly special meal on vacation...but don't want to go to a restaurant
What you need to know about the new fees coming to vacation rentals.
Hostels were once infamous for being impersonal, clincial, and excruciatingly bare-bones, but international travelers are bringing their experiences home with them to open a next breed of budget lodging.
File your complaint to the worldwide hotel company Hilton using email, phone, and even social media. Just follow the guidelines below.
As America's wide field of airline competitors has consolidated down to just three major players, consumers also have less choice when it comes to which companies are controlling the travel search results they see.
Pauline and Arthur Frommer discuss the findings of J.D. Power and Associates' North American Hotel Satisfaction Study with the survey company's Rick Garlick.
Navigating all of the accommodation choices can be a bit confusing. Which neighborhood? How many stars? What’s in the rooms? What’s a good deal? We're here to help.
Always read the fine print -- and know the blackout dates -- before booking discounted travel deals on coupon sites like Groupon or LivingSocial.
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The latest item gaining popularity on bridal registries is the honeymoon.
Cendant has merged its multiple loyalty programs into one efficient über-reward system.
Things change verrry slowly in Eastern Canada, and sometimes they don't change much at all. Nevertheless, there are a few recent developments to note.
Can't believe you can really travel and stay comfortably around this huge country for as little as $50 a day? It can be done.