Airbnb Does Small Thing to Imitate What it Thinks Helping Looks Like

Home rental operator Airbnb thinks all of this fuss will be over by April 18, as that's how long new restrictions it has placed on bookings last. Read More >>

Travelodge and Premier Inn Could Transform into Emergency Coronavirus Shelters

Things are continuing to grow exponentially more serious by the hour, with news emerging that we may soon need so many additional hospital beds that the government's thinking of turning our empty chain hotels into emergency camps for the isolating, the sick, the elderly and the homeless, or using them to house NHS workers. Read More >>

Phoning the Hotel Old School Boomer Style Gets the Best Prices

Consumer champion Which? has explained something in a very simple manner that the likes of us can easily understand, decoding the term "rate-parity clause" that means online booking services and their myriad deals often offer little more than window dressing. Read More >>

War on Plastic Turns to Little Bottles of Hotel Shampoo

The owner of the Holiday Inn chain of hotels has decided to mildly inconvenience itself and its guests by removing one commonplace form of single-use plastic: the beloved miniature hotel shower gel bottle, the little shampoo bottle, and the tiny portion of conditioner provided in posher premises. They're to go, replaced by refillable dispensers that could themselves disappear in a distant future when we've been reeducated into bringing our own soap with us on holiday. Read More >>

London Hotel’s New Refurb Captures the Magic of the Underground (Without All the Urine)

Tourists hungry for a taste of the quintessential British experience can book themselves into a newly refurbished hotel, decked out in the theme of the London Underground. Read More >>

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If You’ve Stayed in a Hotel Your Data Has Probably Been Leaked, Report Finds

Two-thirds of hotel websites leak guests’ booking information, according to a new security report. Read More >>

Hotel Targets the Vegan Pound With Non-Leather Finishes and a Buckwheat Pillow

One particular branch of the Hilton hotel is now offering a full vegan experience, and they're not talking about the types of sausage at breakfast time. Read More >>

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Hotel Chain Offers ‘Social Media Sitter’ To Instagram Your Holiday For You

No one wants to spend their entire holiday with someone who won't put their phone down, but if you're going away with one of those social media types, it's a real concern these days. Read More >>

Marriott Claims Up to 500 Million Guests Had Their Records Hacked

Marriott, one of the world’s largest hotel chains, announced on Friday that it has experienced a jaw-dropping data breach that may have exposed the personal data of up to 500 million guests going all the way back to 2014. Read More >>

Premier Inn Reveals New £19 Emergency Crash Micro Hotel Rooms

Premier Inn has come up with a way to make going away even worse an idea than ever, revealing newer, smaller, cheaper hotel rooms for 2019, so that even millennials might be able to afford a short city break. As long as they don't mind it being in Cardiff and sleeping on something akin to a glorified sun lounger. Read More >>

EasyHotel Told That Some of its Rooms are Too Small for Human Habitation

A new branch of super-budget orange emergency crash pad EasyHotel in Northern Ireland is stuck in a legal limbo ahead of its opening, as regulators complain that its hotel rooms aren't big enough to meet minimum human comfort standards. Read More >>

Skip the Tourist Stuff and Just Lock Yourself Up in This Hotel’s Bananas Gaming Suite

If you’re a gamer who doesn’t want to haul a PC with you on holiday, you could book your next trip to Panama City where the local Hilton has packed a ridiculously customised hotel room full of high-end gaming gear and accessories. The beanbag chairs, VR goggles, and racing seat all make sense to me, but why did the designers bother including a shower and two beds? Read More >>

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Dublin Hotel Outs Instagrammer’s Holiday Blag Attempt

A popular person on the internet with more followers than we've had sad lonely evenings is currently reeling from being said no to, after an attempt to blag a free Valentine's hotel stay in return for a few photos on Instagram backfired. Read More >>

Experts Say Cleaning Underwear in a Hotel Kettle is ‘Super Super Super Super Gross’ So Maybe Don’t Do It

"Real question: does anyone I know clean their underwear in a kettle when travelling?" Read More >>

Hotel Industry Attack Ad Warns: What If Terrorists Use Airbnb?

According to the Hotel Association of New York City and a New York hotel workers union, we should worry about terrorists using Airbnb. Read More >>