A few tips to consider as you start out on a venture like this:
Vacationers’ search for alternative getaways has contributed to a $100 billion industry, with millions of people worldwide listing their homes on websites like Airbnb and VRBO to generate income. But before you jump into the sharing-economy, Consumer Reports says there’s a few things you’ll need to consider before you turn your home into a hotel.
Full Story: Consumer Reports: Listing your home as a hotel | abc7chicago.com
This is beyond CUTE!!! Adorable!
You definitely won’t find a cozier hotel anywhere else in the world.
The Eh’häusl Hotel in Amberg, Germany, holds the Guinness World Record for the world’s smallest hotel, with a total floorspace of just 173 square feet (53 square meters).
Full Story: The Smallest Hotel in the World Might Also Be the Most Romantic | Travel + Leisure
Good info for those planning to travel to the Los Angeles area of California.
Most visitors to Los Angeles head to Hollywood, Venice Beach or Santa Monica. But if you’re in the mood for stunning gardens, first-class art and historic architecture without the crowds and traffic, consider Pasadena.
More Info: Pasadena’s art, gardens and history make a good LA side trip | State | bakersfield.com
One more reason for me to visit Paris! [As if I needed another one :)]
The Disneyland opening will be called Hotel New York – The Art of Marvel (replacing the resort’s current Hotel New York) and will display props and costumes from numerous Marvel films and television shows, as well as artwork inspired by the original comic books.
Full Story: World’s first Marvel comics superhero hotel to open at Disneyland Paris | Telegraph Travel
When discussing where to stay on their next trip to the mountains, skiers and snowboarders might have in mind a traditional Alpine hotel room kitted out with wooden cladding, gingham curtains and a view of the mountains – but the new Pangea Pod Hotel in Whistler is set to change all that.
Source: Inside Whister’s new pod hotel
Heading to #France this summer? (Wish I was).
Here’s another checklist for you 🙂
is well and truly here in France, and if you’re stuck for ideas then we have you covered.
Source: Summer checklist: Fourteen original travel ideas for France – The Local
The hotel further ensures its It-spot status by offering only 170 rooms and suites (intimate by LA “big brand” standards), all of which come with floor-to-ceiling windows, private balconies, marble bathrooms (furnished with swoon-worthy deco vanities and amenities by Ferragamo or Diptyque), along with posh perks like complimentary pressing and shoe shining.
Full Story: Inside Beverly Hills’ ritziest new hotel | New York Post
I LOVE this idea.
Classic children’s books will be slipped into the seat pockets of easyJet planes to create flying libraries encouraging youngsters to read on holiday.
Full Story: EasyJet to put free classic children’s books on flights in bid to get more kids reading | London Evening Standard
Have you ever fantasized about being the one INSIDE the snow globe? Now may be your chance….
If you’re looking for a hotel that is far more than a toilet and place to rest your head, the kind of place that is an experience in itself, you might want to try sleeping in a bubble. Really. Iceland’s The 5 Million Star Hotel puts you in a bubble in the middle of nature with nothing between you and the stars (and hopefully, the northern lights) but your room’s clear walls.
Full story: This Hotel in Iceland Is Bubble Where You Can See the Northern Lights – Thrillist
I could NOT swim in this pool!! Like EVER … Be sure to click the link below to view the other nine hotels pools featured.
The neo-Gothic Joule has one of the world’s most striking infinity pools.Pushing design to its literal edge, this 1927 historic hotel has one ultra-modern feature: a window-walled rooftop infinity pool that sticks out almost 2.5 meters from the building’s exterior.
Non-acrophobics can swim to the deep end and take in the views of downtown Dallas, 10 stories below.
The Joule Dallas, 1530 Main Street, Dallas, Texas 752201; +1 214 748 1300
Full Story: America’s most amazing hotel pools – CNN.com | CNN Travel