The desert seems to be the ideal place to construct a city of casinos, luxury hotels and all-you-can-eat buffets. The latest region with plans to build an entertainment-centric city, akin to Las Vegas in the United States, is Riyadh, the capital of Saudi Arabia. An area

Singapore Airlines increases its current daily Paris (CDG) service to a 10 times weekly for the northern winter season, Oct. 30, 2017– March 24, 2018. The new SQ333/SQ334 flights will operate Monday, Thursday, and Saturday, adding to the airline’s existing daily flights. The new service will

With awards a-plenty — including the 2017 Gold Award from Visit Wales — the St. David’s Hotel in the lovely city of Cardiff on the southern coast of Wales offers a dramatic coastal luxury escape with a striking spa complex. Perched above Cardiff Bay, the

There are some exciting new updates, changes and openings this summer for some of the most popular hotels around the country, from Pacific Northwest openings to major renovations. Here are some of the highlights. Openings [caption id="attachment_78302" align="alignright" width="300"] Hotel Theodore © Provenance Hotels[/caption] Provenance Hotels will open

The doors are ready to swing open this fall in Germany at The Fontenay Hamburg, a member of The Leading Hotels of the World. With a planned launch in October, the new luxury property is located on Hamburg’s city lake, Lake Alster, and is a showstopper:

JetBlue and Delta Air Lines announced plans to test biometric boarding passes in the coming months. The passes would replace traditional printed passes and utilize facial recognition technology and fingerprinting. JetBlue tested the technology in June on flights from Boston to Aruba. The airline said in a

Sail the Tyrrhenian Sea from the west coast of Italy to Cala Santa Maria. The small island of Santa Maria is located just north of the larger, more populated Italian island of Sardegna and just below the French province of Corse. The turquoise waters, secluded

SkyTeam announced plans to open a lounge inside Vancouver International Airport later this year. The opening will mark the company’s first lounge in North America and seventh worldwide. Other locations are at Heathrow (LHR), Beijing (PDX), Dubai (DBX), Hong Kong (HKG), Istanbul (IST) and Sydney

It’s wildflower season in Western Australia, with 12,000 different species on show through August. A full 60 percent of them can only be found here, with many still in bloom till November. By September, the color has found its way to Perth’s botanical gardens, parks

Western Native American tribes, including the Choctaw, Chickasaw and Quapaw, made regular visits to bathe in the hot, restorative waters found in present-day Hot Springs, Ark. By 1921, the town had become a popular health destination. Now protected by the National Parks system, the thermal

Ahh, Europe: we adore you. While narrowing down the best cities is an impossible task, here are some of our favorites: Berlin, Germany: It’s hard to beat this city’s stunning collection of monuments and museums, many of them situated on Museum Island in the middle

Before the Europeans discovered South America, the native population cultivated a wide array of plants, including corn, beans, potatoes, sweet potatoes, avocados and chile peppers. These South American staples were then incorporated with foods brought over from Europe and, today, Latino cuisine is a delicious