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Top 5 Great 'Old' Hotels of America Revealed

Top 5 Great 'Old' Hotels of America Revealed

Beautiful old American hotels speak to us. They speak with the echoes of earlier guests in earlier times, and, often, those earlier times saw great historical events. They speak with an Old-Time elegance and dedication to customer service sometimes not found in more-contemporary hotels. Read More »


Florida's Economy Enjoys $27 Billion Annual Boost from Vacation Home Rental Industry

Florida's Economy Enjoys $27 Billion Annual Boost from Vacation Home Rental Industry

Based on a report by the University of Central Florida's Rosen College of Hospitality Management, the annual economic impact of Florida's vacation home rental industry now exceeds $27 billion. Read More »

Growth of Short-Term Rentals Disrupts U.S. Hotel Sector

Growth of Short-Term Rentals Disrupts U.S. Hotel Sector

According to new data by CBRE, the short-term rental industry will expand to roughly 650,000 actively rented units in the U.S. this year, equal to 12.2 percent of the country's hotel-room supply, as the fast-growing sector further expands in suburban, rural and resort markets. Read More »

Turks and Caicos Claims They are New

Turks and Caicos Claims They are New "It" Island in the Caribbean

The Caribbean island chain of the Turks and Caicos has long been admired among travelers for its laid-back atmosphere, picture-perfect white sand beaches and crystal-clear calm waters, but it has stayed under-the-radar for second homebuyers. Read More »


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Cap Maison Resort - (St. Lucia, West Indies)

Cap Maison Resort - (St. Lucia, West Indies)

On the Caribbean island of St.Lucia, known worldwide for its natural beauty, Cap Maison is in a truly breathtaking location in one of St.Lucia's most desirable areas. Read More »

Last Updated February 14, 2020 9:00 AM ET

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According to AAA forecasts, more Americans than ever on record - 115.6 million - will travel this holiday season in the U.S., from Saturday, Dec. 21 through Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020.

That beautiful song - "It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year" - is very, very true! Most people are in good cheer at this time of year. Our homes and our fireplaces and our food and drink and our time with friends and family will all bring us wonderful memories in the future.

More than 55 million U.S. travelers are making plans to kick off the holiday season with a trip of 50 miles or more away from home.

Finally -- Holiday Season is here! And with it, the warm feelings and the spirit of giving and the smiles and the family get-togethers and the relatives' fly-ins from all over the country and the first frost

According to the National Association of Realtors' newly released 2019 U.S. Vacation Home Counties Report, increased financial wealth and low mortgage rates boosted the demand for and price of vacation homes.

Ahhh...It's Autumn! And after another scorching summer, who isn't ready for the cooler weather? Sweater weather! Pumpkins on porches! Children leading Moms and Dads to Halloween-costume stores.

For most of us, there's already a hint of Autumn in the air. The harsh, sidewalk-baking temperatures of summer have started to lower (for most of us!). The breezes are turning cooler.

The American Automobile Association (AAA) is forecast this week that a record-setting 49 million Americans are planning an Independence Day getaway this year.

Come summer and July 4, there's one thing all Americans agree on - it's time to celebrate the nation's very unique heritage, and very unique birthday.

According to CBRE Hotels Research's latest report, the U.S. lodging supply will increase at an annual pace greater than the long-run average through 2022.

Nearly 43 million Americans will start their 2019 summer season with a Memorial Day weekend getaway. Orlando top vacation destination, followed by New York City and Las Vegas

Long winter got you down? Did your anticipation for Spring turn into suffering with hay fever or allergies from everything blooming? Are you ready for not only a change of pace, but also a change of place?

It's been a looooong winter in some parts of the U.S. And it probably seemed to many folks as though winter would never end. But happily, along with greenery and flowers and leafy trees and cool breezes, Spring is about to be sprung.

Valentine's Day is one of the sweetest holidays of the year...both figuratively and literally It's the second-biggest candy holiday of the year, second only to Easter. And candy sales for Valentine's Day are approaching $3 billion

Well, the Holidays are over. The caroling is over. The end-of-year merrymaking is over. And so - perhaps mercifully to some - the Holiday gorging and sweet treats and restaurants and huge dinners at relatives' and friends' homes is over, as well.

Andy Williams, the great singer (and a number of other great singers, in their times), said it best. This truly is the Hap-Happiest Time of the Year! Christmas is a time for friends, family...and the friends who are more like family.

A record-breaking 112.5 million travelers, or 1-in-3 US citizens, are taking to the nation's runways, roads and rails for the year-end holidays represents a 4.4 percent increase over last year.

The American Automobile Association is predicting over 54.3 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more away from home this Thanksgiving, a 4.8 percent increase over last year.


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