Archive: May, 2012

Consumer Report: Best Hotel Deals

Consumer Report: Best Hotel DealsNews from WILX-TV: Font Size: Hotel rates are heading up. The average price for a room is expected to top $ 100 this year, according to Consumer Reports. But its latest hotel survey finds a good budget hotel that’ll cost you far less. If your tastes are more upscale, Consumer Reports [...]

China’s Business Travel Set to Soar

China’s Business Travel Set to SoarNews from Fox Business: The “sleeping giant” is on the move like never before. Chinese business travel, fuelled over the last decade by explosive economic growth, is indicative of the country’s mounting influence on the global marketplace. This month, the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) released their research findings on [...]

Hotel directory: Relic of a bygone era?

Hotel directory: Relic of a bygone era?News from USA TODAY: Travelers: How often do you read the giant binder of hotel information in your room? I’m guessing that most of you will answer, “never” or “rarely.” When I asked friends on Facebook last night, nearly 40 people weighed in, with some writing a few hilarious [...]

A dog bite and a $2305 hotel bill

A dog bite and a $ 2305 hotel billNews from Chicago Tribune: Amy Rossi brings one of the strangest cases the Travel Troubleshooter has ever mediated. It involves a dog bite, an erroneous booking and a $ 2,305 hotel bill. Q: I was scheduled to attend a veterinary dental seminar in Colorado a few months [...]

Consumer Reports: Best Hotel Deals

Consumer Reports: Best Hotel DealsNews from 9NEWS.com: Facebook Google buzz Del.icio.us Digg continues on 9NEWS.com … Read the full article . Related News: Japan questioning 2 US men in Irish woman’s deathNews from KTVL: Forecast Memorial Day: Cloudy early, then becoming mostly sunny. High near 73. North northwest wind between 3 and 9 mph. Tonight: [...]

Create a Tailor

Create a TailorNews from Made Australian Luxury Boutique Hotel Travel Experience – Spyghana.com: Listen to the primal tunes of didgeridoo at the Australian countryside and immerse yourself in New Zealand’s unspoiled natural beauty. With luxury Australasia vacations you can let go and surrender to nature and life, simply relax and enjoy your each day by [...]

Budget Travel: Latin America’s Most Unusual Hotels

Budget Travel: Latin America’s Most Unusual HotelsNews from Fox News: Some travelers crave the familiar comforts of chain hotels, which offer the same amenities whether you’re in Manhattan or Mexico City. Other travelers, though, prefer to seek out the unusual on their journeys. They look for hotels offering unconventional design or unique activities that couldn’t [...]

Range of factors determines star power of hotels

Range of factors determines star power of hotelsNews from Toledo Blade: Home » News» LocalLoading… Published: 5/27/2012 BY DANIEL NEMANBLADE FOOD EDITOR Every agency that rates hotels has its own criteria for what makes a hotel worthy of three stars, what gives it four, and what makes it worth the ultimate rating, five stars. None [...]

Hometel Travel Launches, Students and Alumni Can Now Turn to Their College …

Hometel Travel Launches, Students and Alumni Can Now Turn to Their College …News from Seattle Post Intelligencer: Students and Alumni alike can use the newly relaunched Hometel Travel to search an extensive database of college networks for travel opportunities. Hometel Travel is a peer-to-peer travel service that combines a deep network of travel options with [...]

Consumer Reports survey reveals best and worst hotel chains

Consumer Reports survey reveals best and worst hotel chainsNews from NewsNet5.com: In time for the summer travel season, Consumer Reports Thursday announced Ratings of 44 of the nation’s biggest hotel chains based on a survey of more than 22,000 readers. Econo Lodge and Americas Best Value Inn were rated among the worst hotel chains. Respondents [...]

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