Travel New and Now: RV Rentals, Hotel Tech, Discovery Travel

Travel New and Now: RV Rentals, Hotel Tech, Discovery Travel
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Interested in renting an RV? A new website called Outdoorsy makes it easy to find and rent RVs with listings available in every state.

The model is similar to the Airbnb lodging rental site. Users can enter the location they’d like to rent in, dates, price range and trailer type to see what’s available from RV owners looking to rent out their vehicles. The site at handles reservations and deposits, provides insurance and offers 24-hour customer service.

Renters can communicate directly with owners, and owners can list their RVs for free. While many of the listings are so new they don’t have reviews or ratings, eventually users will be able to factor that information into their decisions as well.

Need inspiration for a trip? Check out tips for RV travel, destinations and more at



Hotels are finding more and more ways to make your stay as much about technology as it is about threadcounts.

Radisson Blu hotels have a new app, One Touch, that provides a variety of concierge and hotel services, from pre-arrival options and r…………… continues on ABC News

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First Marriott Hotel in Chongqing to help guests travel brilliantly.
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Marriott International announce the recent opening of its first hotel under the iconic flagship Marriott brand in Chongqing and with 341 well-appointed rooms located on the30th to 48th floor of one of the city’s landmarks, Guorui Centre, the Chongqing Marriott Hotel overlooks a scenic area in the city and is close to business activities, enabling guests to explore the city conveniently. 

Chongqing has over 3000 years of history and local culture. Situated in the Southwestern part of China, it is the largest inland city that is surrounded by rivers and mountains. It is well-known for the Three Gorges, Fairy Mountain and Dazu Stone Carving.

At the foot of Nanshan Mountain, the brand new Chongqing Marriott Hotel offers mountain, city and Yangtze River views. The hotel is located near the central Nanping business district and Jiefangbei CBD center, a 10-minute drive from Chongqing International Convention & Exhibition Center and a 30-minute drive from Chongqing International Airport.

“Marriott International has over 80 hotels in Greater China,” said Henry Lee, Chief Operations Officer, Greater China. “This opening demonstrates our aggressive growth plan as we expect to more than double our presence in the country.”

“The Chongqing Marriott Hotel has the best of both worlds in terms of location. It has the convenience of being close to t…………… continues on 4Hoteliers

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