The Ivy Baltimore provides world-class accommodation, service

The Ivy Baltimore provides world-class accommodation, service

ANALYSIS/OPINION: Opulence, thy name is Ivy. There is simply no place like Baltimore’s Ivy Hotel, the luxurious – and I do mean luxurious – boutique hotel located in Charm City’s historic Mt. Vernon neighborhood. But a short drive from Washington, the Ivy offers a pampering that is unmatched anywhere in the capital corridor region. The […]

Go big in America’s smallest state

Go big in America’s smallest state

From Travel Pulse Sometimes, going big means going small. Rhode Island provides travel opportunities for all ages with its massive coastline, eclectic cities and cultural attractions. If you are looking for an educational trip for the kids, head to Providence, the state’s capital. Or check out the historic landmarks, wildlife refuges and parks throughout the state. As the smallest […]

Georgia’s Golden Isles of St. Simons, Jekyll

Georgia’s Golden Isles of St. Simons, Jekyll

Where can you find beautiful islands that one can drive to in a few hours without the hassle of flying and waiting in long airport lines? For those looking for delightful weather, island-style relaxation and a lack of high-rise development, a trip to Georgia’s St. Simons and Jekyll islands fits the bill. Georgia’s coastline has […]

What Hyatt’s Expedia clash could mean for the industry

What Hyatt’s Expedia clash could mean for the industry

From Travel Pulse The Hyatt Hotels Corporation has informed Hyatt hotel owners that it intends to terminate its Corporate Lodging Agreement with Expedia this summer if the two sides can’t agree on new terms—mainly, securing lower commissions. In a letter to owners obtained by Hotels, the Chicago-based hotel company confirmed it plans to pull out […]

Boise, Idaho, a haven of restaurants, art, craft beer and outdoor activity

Boise, Idaho, a haven of restaurants, art, craft beer and outdoor activity

ANALYSIS/OPINION: What most of us know about Idaho largely falls into two categories – potatoes and Mormons. Yes, that particular crop is one of the Gem State’s greatest and most important crops, and yes, the state indeed hosts a rather large Latter-day Saints contingency. However, Idaho – and its rather vibrant capital city of Boise […]

The Swiss hotel with no walls, no roof, no room

The Swiss hotel with no walls, no roof, no room

From Travel Pulse Switzerland is fast becoming the Mecca of wall-less hotels. The company behind last year’s viral outdoor accommodation in the Swiss Alps, Null Stern Hotels, has opened another property under the stars on Appenzell, Switzerland’s Gobsi summit. Like the original, the new hotel features a queen bed, a pair of nightstands and sits […]

Finance the cost of a cruise?

Finance the cost of a cruise?

From Travel Pulse Carnival Cruise Line just introduced its new Carnival EasyPay program to more evenly spread out the cost of a cruise over time. Though it’s not quite a traditional financing model, there are some other options to consider. For those who define financing as a means of buying a product now and paying for […]

8 Rules for an epic road trip

8 Rules for an epic road trip

From Travel Pulse You’ve packed your bags and loaded your family and gear into the car. Now you’re off. Where to, exactly? Well, that’s negotiable. When you embark on a real road trip, all that’s required is a rough idea of where you’re going and how long you’ll stay. The magic is the spontaneity this […]

201 years later, America’s oldest seaside resort is in N.J.

201 years later, America’s oldest seaside resort is in N.J.

CAPE MAY — When you check in at the historic Congress Hall in Cape May, you’re handed a real, brass key to your room, not a plastic card. Hanging on a brass keychain emblazoned with the hotel’s insignia, the key jingles as you climb the main staircase to the guest rooms. Whimsical touches such as […]

Dr. Beach names the Top 10 beaches in America

Dr. Beach names the Top 10 beaches in America

From Travel Pulse Dr. Beach has announced his list of the top 10 American beaches for 2017. This list may be one of the most scientific lists of top 10 beaches. Dr. Beach is actually Dr. Stephen P. Leatherman a coastal scientist and a professor at Florida International University. He has a passion for sun, […]