Some hotels just stand out regardless of their surroundings—be it a bucolic pasture or a busy city street. A few years ago, I took a trip to Florida and got to check out Viceroy Miami, which definitely is the crown jewel of its trendy Brickell neighborhood. So of course, I knew the recently opened...

Dreams really do come true at Walt Disney World Orlando. You can now legally skip in line using FastPass+ prior to your visit. Just select up to three attractions using your mobile app or online through My Disney Experience. This planning ahead is essential to my family, which includes an energetic...

New York's Midtown West area is home to Manhattan's newest hotel—citizenM New York. The Concept: With an emphasis on comfortable (and affordable) luxury, citizenM caters to the modern “mobile citizen,” aka savvy global jetsetters searching for a unique hotel experience. In keeping with that unique...

There’s no worse form of torture for travelers like Jeanne Marchadie than having to endure the sound of people yakking on a cellphone in close quarters. “I shudder to think about what’s going to happen on planes if cellphones are allowed,” says Marchadie, a programmer from Jacksonville, Fla. “What...

Everyone travels differently, and we all have our own way to sightsee. Some people want a map of the stars' homes, others want to hit all the museums. Still more want to just nosh their way through local fare. Some want to see the truly unique places—like the Statue of Liberty or the Fremont Street...

Hotels.com knows where you like to go (and how much you pay), and it’s telling everyone.  The hotel booking site today released the data behind its Hotel Price Index, a twice-a-year study which maps the travel habits of U.S. and international travelers based on the data Hotels.com collects when...

On the Travel Channel's "Dangerous Grounds," adventurer Todd Carmichael scours the world looking for the best coffee beans to supply his high-end clients. His line of work ensures that he visits some beautiful, but also perilous destinations. Fans may keep up with Carmichael and his treks on...

The Transportation Security Administration’s vaunted new PreCheck system, which offers selected air travelers access to expedited security screening, is hurtling toward its first big test: a crowd of spring break passengers, quickly followed by a crush of inexperienced summer vacationers. Although...

At some point, you transitioned from your 20s to your 30s, and maybe you didn't notice that change until you were 36, but it happened. For all of us who remember fondly our days with backpacks and hanging out late into the night in the hostel's lounge with two Kiwis, an Argentinean, two brothers...

As she paged through Viking River Cruises’ glossy brochure one recent afternoon, Diane Moskal noticed a new way to save money: If she booked the Waterways of the Tsars itinerary sailing from Moscow to St. Petersburg with something called an e-check, the cruise line promised to knock $100 off the...

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