Many people in the US are looking closer to home for vacations this year to avoid lengthy travel during the pandemic. Resorts and hotels are cashing in on guests’ restlessness from being stuck at home and desire for a safe escape by launching socially distanced and wellness-related amenities. Guests at […]
Officials on three Hawaiian islands – Maui, Kauai, and the Big Island – are considering a plan to let tourists have a vacation-like experience while adhering to their 14-day quarantine. The concept is known as the “resort bubble,” and it would let visitors roam beyond their hotel rooms as long […]
As would-be travellers returned home amidst the coronavirus pandemic, hotel general managers remained on their properties. Business Insider spoke to three general managers who continue to live on site with their families. They have found that it’s been a time to bond with family and fellow employees – and one […]
LTI – Luxury Travel Intelligence – recently released their ranking of the world’s best luxury hotels opened in the past decade. The travel research firm’s team narrowed down the list from 296 properties around the world that opened between 2010 and 2019. The list includes hotels from cult luxury resort […]
All-inclusive resorts seem great. You pay an up-front price, then you get to spend a week drinking on the beach, dining under palm trees, and relaxing next to the pool. It can even feel like you’re saving money. For those with a big appetite, that’s probably true. But you could […]
Dominican Republic police are looking into who supplied beverages to the seven US tourists who have died while staying at resorts in the country in the last year, law enforcement sources told The New York Post. Counterfeit liquor can turn deadly when distilled spirits are mixed with rubbing alcohol or […]
Miranda Schaup-Werner, a 41-year-old from Allentown, Pennsylvania, collapsed and died at the Bahía Príncipe hotel at the Playa Nueva Romana resort in the Dominican Republic on May 25. Edward Nathaniel Holmes and Cynthia Day were found dead in their hotel room at the same resort five days later. All three […]
Tammy Lawrence-Daley, 51, of Wilmington, Delaware, said in a Facebook post that she was beaten unconscious during an eight-hour attack at a Dominican Republic resort in January. She said she was attacked while she was vacationing with her husband and friends at the all-inclusive Majestic Elegance resort in Punta Cana. […]
All-inclusive resorts started opening in the 1950s and promise accommodations and meals for a flat rate. While some resorts do provide complimentary luxury services, others can include crowded buffets, long wait lines, and frustrating hidden fees. Oftentimes, it is cheaper to pay as you go, though many vacationers find that […]
Online travel agency Five Star Alliance has compiled a list of the world’s most romantic hotels. The resorts span the globe from Virginia to Australia, and tons of destinations in between. The list includes hotels that specialize in pools and spa treatments, and others that offer thrilling outdoor activities. Many […]
Four Seasons Resort Hualalai is one of four Four Seasons hotels on the Hawaiian Islands. The hotel was recently ranked No. 1 on U.S. News & World Report’s annual list of top hotels in the United States. Alongside its seven swimming pools and luxury oceanfront villas, the resort is also […]
Online travel agency Five Star Alliance has compiled a list of the world’s best hotels and resorts for honeymoons. The locations span the globe from Italy to Indonesia. Most of the destinations on Five Star Alliance’s list have luxurious pools and lavish spas. Some of the resorts also offer guests […]
Online travel agency Five Star Alliance has compiled a list of the best luxury resorts and hotels for destination weddings in the world. These destinations offer the type of unbeatable views, lush surroundings, and unique venues that traditional settings often can’t. The resorts and hotels also have five-star accommodations and […]
Japan is no stranger to interesting hotels, but its latest, an “ice hotel” in the town of Shimukappu, might just take the cake. The Hoshino Resort Tomamu in Hokkaido is completely frozen from top to bottom. Besides fuzzy sleeping bags used at bedtime, everything in the resort is made of […]
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