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Guestroom at Loews Boston Hotel in Massachusetts
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Boston is known for (more than) a few things: Italian food, seafood, an impressive number of colleges and universities, and a baseball team with a dedicated fan base. Oh, and a ton of American history. So naturally, there are a variety of places to stay. To accomplish a good... Read More

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For traveling bookworms, a vacation can present one of three dilemmas: You forgot your book at home, you hate the one you’ve brought, or you zipped through a lovely read in the first two days and have nothing left for the rest of your trip. That’s when hotel libraries save the day. A good one may house hundreds — even thousands... Read More

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21c Museum Hotels

Hotel trends come and go, but the good ones set new industry standards. Here are some we hope stand the test of time. Cool Hotels for the B-List New hotel brands with a unique beat are focusing their attention on the country’s medium-tier cities. Graduate Hotels’ college-themed properties are popping up... Read More

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What better way to kick off the summer travel season than with a getaway during Memorial Day weekend? That’s May 27-30, in case you’ve not been dreaming about it as much as we have. From escapes to the city to a lazy beach vacay, we’ve rounded up 12 hotels for... Read More

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Here’s what’s new in cruising this week, and how it could impact your next trip… Can’t get enough of politics in this election year? Cunard will offer a forum for passionate discourse at sea — a Fourth of July cruise on the Queen Mary 2 headlined by political heavyweights Mary... Read More

Fairmont's Right Word and Sparkling Collins Royale cocktails
Fairmont’s Sparkling Collins Royale and Right Word cocktails/Alexandra Pecci

As the band blasted “Valerie” on their horns and a stylish crowd sipped cocktails in the elegant St. James Room of Boston’s Fairmont Copley Plaza, you’d half expect to see a modern incarnation of Cary Grant holding court by the bar, a Fairmont Old Fashioned held casually in his... Read More

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Norwegian Air Shuttle

Norwegian Air Shuttle made waves when its CEO Bjørn Kjos stated that the airline could offer tickets between Europe and North America for as low as $69 each way, and as early as 2017. Before that happens, though, the low-cost carrier will expand further into North America with these new routes… ... Read More

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The Charles

Pi Day, which falls on March 14, is not just for math nerds anymore. (As you might remember from math class, the mathematical constant π approximately equals 3.14, hence the date of the holiday.) It’s now being embraced by the hotel industry — specifically by The Charles in Cambridge, Massachusetts, in the form... Read More

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Blount Small Ship Adventures

Like to cruise without the crowds? Vacationing with a smaller cruise company may be right up your alley. And Blount Small Ship Adventures — now offering up to 40 percent off on three itineraries booked by February 27 —  is giving travelers the chance to get a taste for... Read More

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Take time this holiday season to stop and smell the chestnuts roasting on an open fire – literally. In cities around the country, December becomes a feast for the senses with electric light shows, warm music, and even warmer drinks. From millions of twinkling lights and festive treats to... Read More

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Northeast destinations like New York City and Boston are great for deals in December and January, when the cold keeps many visitors at bay. But if that doesn’t convince you to visit, how about a free tour for two? ... Read More

Renaissance Boston Waterfront

Despite chilly weather, Boston sparkles this time of year with holiday decorations, a dusting of snow, and trendy cocktail lounges and cafes to warm up at. Plus, plunging temps usually translate into plunging prices. We especially like the recent Renaissance Boston Waterfront promotion, which takes advantage of the city’s craft-beer scene... Read More

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Jenny McCarthy is a Chicago girl at heart, but now, her heart belongs to Boston-born hubby Donnie Wahlberg. And it’s no secret she loves to eat, so we had to ask what her favorite spots are back home as well as in Donnie’s hometown. Check out Jenny’s restaurant recommendations... Read More

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Captain’s Manor Inn isn’t a full-fledged hotel, but the label “bed and breakfast” hardly seems to do it justice. Don’t get us wrong — we’re huge fans of B&Bs, so we don’t mean it derisively by any means. The intimacy and character of an independent inn, after all, is... Read More

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Free breakfast, iPod docking stations, and coffee makers are nothing compared to some of the whacky hotel amenities we found. From vintage record players to pet psychologists, here are five quirky — and dare we say somewhat outrageous — amenities that can be found at hotel chains across the country. ... Read More