- Accor Sells Motel 6 To Blackstone For $1.9 Billion
May 22 2012 9:56 AM
French hotel giant Accor SA (Paris: AC) said Tuesday it will sell the underperforming Motel 6 U.S. budget hotel chain to asset manager Blackstone Group LP for $1.9 billion, as part of an effort to cut debt and shift focus from the U.S. to fast-growing emerging markets.
- Beyond Cannes Film Festival: Zooming Out On The Greater French Riviera
May 11 2012 12:07 PM
The revered Cannes Film Festival offers a menu of forthcoming cinematic delights, but it also reminds us of the glamor that awaits in the greater French Riviera.
- Mother-Daughter Weekend Getaways In The US
May 04 2012 5:15 PM
In honor of Mother?s Day in the US, here?s a look at five destinations across the nation for five different types of mother-daughter pairs.
- The 10 Best Airport Freebies
April 30 2012 9:53 AM
It doesn't take a specific type of traveler to appreciate complementary offerings like a free city tour, Wi-Fi, or a kids play area.
- 10 Islands You?ve Never Heard Of That You?ll Want To Visit
April 27 2012 2:05 PM
If you?ve heard of these little known islands, pat yourself on the back and make sure to frame that passport before it rips to shreds.
- Mongolia: Inside The Budding Eco-Tourism Destination
April 26 2012 4:24 PM
Envision vast open desert, towering snow-capped mountains, and deep craggy gorges. Picture Buddhist temples, mysterious ruins, felt homes, and the caw of an eagle. Sprinkle on top of it all the legend Genghis Khan.
- Antarctica Tourism Rebounds Thanks to Amundsen And Scott
April 24 2012 3:44 PM
The thrill of walking in the footsteps of Roald Amundsen and Robert Falcon Scott has put Antarctica back on the tourist map this year.
- National Park Week 2012: Exploring The Hidden Treasures Of America’s Park System
April 23 2012 5:19 PM
From the longest cave in the world to the longest stretch of undeveloped barrier island, there are innumerable opportunities for exploration within the U.S. national park system that you may not know about.
- Top Destinations for Summer 2012
April 20 2012 8:58 AM
Having trouble picking a destination for your 2012 summer vacation? We've got some ideas...
- Top 10 Destinations For A Scenic Workout
April 17 2012 11:21 AM
Make your next vacation an excuse to get in shape!
- Summer Music Festivals 2012: Concerts Flying Under The Radar
April 16 2012 4:55 PM
Everybody's talking about the large summer music festivals like Bonnaroo and Coachella. Here's a look at what's flying under the radar.
- Explora: An All-Inclusive Resort For People Averse To All-Inclusives
April 13 2012 5:07 PM
Whereas other all-inclusive resorts see themselves as both destination and activity, Explora poses a different idea: an all-inclusive adventure.
- XXXX Island: Australian Brewery Leases Island for ‘Mates Trips’ [PHOTOS & VIDEO]
April 13 2012 3:21 PM
According to Australian brewery XXXX: No man is an island. But every man deserves one.
- Britain: Land of Spires, Majestic Gardens, and Eclectic Culture [VIDEO]
April 12 2012 6:32 AM
UK's capital, London, has recently attracted the ultra rich and wealthy of Asia and Europe, who are buying immensely priced and sized properties in the city and in nearby districts.
- The 5 Best Treks in Patagonia: Torres del Paine, Monte Fitz Roy And More!
April 11 2012 8:56 AM
Known as the End of the Earth, Patagonia reigns as one of the best backdrops for adventure seekers.
- Revel Atlantic City: What The New Hotel Means For Atlantic City
April 10 2012 3:51 PM
Take a peek inside the brand new Revel Atlantic City.
- Valparaiso: Street Art From South America’s Most Unusual City
April 10 2012 9:31 AM
This Unesco World Heritage site rises from the Pacific Coast like a kaleidoscope of color.
- 10 Reasons To Visit Santiago, Chile
April 09 2012 9:19 AM
Santiago may lack the hype of Rio or Buenos Aires, but don't let that turn you away. Chile's sprawling capital city is cultured, unpredictable, and very ambitious.
- America’s Best Springtime Drives
April 06 2012 3:14 PM
From the Golden State to the Sunshine State take a tour of America's flowery springtime drives.
- RMS Titanic Anniversary Events Planned On Both Sides of the Atlantic
April 04 2012 3:53 PM
Be assured that if a town near you had anything at all to do with the RMS Titanic, its passengers, or its crew, it will celebrate the 100th anniversary this April in a big way.