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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Hotels’

Netflix Makes Hotel Room Deal With Marriott

Netflix has partnered with Marriott International to enable Marriott Hotels guests to subscribe to or sign into Netflix by using the Netflix app on the rooms’ internet-connected TVs. While Netflix has partnered with various pay-TV operators, this is the first time it’s made such a deal with a hotel chain. While many have turned to their mobile devices and laptops …

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Netflix in Hotels? Marriott Tests New TV Service

Vacancy. Indoor Pool. Free … Netflix? The Marriott hotel chain is testing new video offerings in a handful of locations. The new TV service apparently allows guests to stream Netflix, Hulu, and Pandora in their rooms. “We have invited leading technology companies and content providers to work with us to design the next wave in in-room entertainment focusing on on-demand …

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Amazon Reportedly Getting Into Travel

Amazon is reportedly getting into the travel business, because why wouldn’t it? Travel industry news site Skift reports that the company is getting ready to launch its own travel service, which would feature booking at independent hotels and resorts near major cities. It would be called Amazon Travel (fittingly) and feature a “curated selection of hotels within a few hours’ …

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What Happens When You Charge People For Negative Yelp Reviews

Historic hotel Union Street Guest House learned a harsh lesson this week, which should serve as a cautionary tale to those worrying about their Yelp reviews a little too much. Reviews on Yelp and other sites are controversial for a variety of reasons, but businesses going to extreme lengths to keep negative reviews away are bound to only draw more …

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Union Street Guest House Charges Guests $500 For Negative Yelp Reviews

The Union Street Guest House in Hudson, New York has a strange policy. It charges guests who book weddings $500 for any negative reviews left on websites like Yelp by the wedding parties’ guests. On the hotel’s Events & Weddings page, there’s a section called “Reviews,” which says: Please know that despite the fact that wedding couples love Hudson and …

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Popular Las Vegas Hotel Deals For Spring

If you are planning a trip to Vegas, one of the first things you do is look for a great hotel. Vegas has hundreds of hotels to meet the needs and budgets of everyone. While many people are concerned about the cost of a hotel room ,others want to stay in popular, well-known hotels that offer a lot of amenities …

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All-Inclusive Resorts Making A Comeback

All-inclusive resorts are making a big comeback from the days of simple accommodations, mediocre food, and long buffet lines. Today’s all-inclusive can be anything from an adult-only spa themed resort to a family-centered playland with waterparks and babysitters. And luxury is not hard to find. Back in the 1950s, when all-inclusives had their start with Club Med, the focus of …

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Best Value Hotels: 3 Of The Best

When you travel, you want to get the best deal possible on your hotel. While some hotels advertise themselves as value hotels, they can often be more expensive than others. Other hotels give you what you pay for and although they are affordable, they may be dirty, run down or offer little to no amenities. You don’t have to settle …

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Las Vegas Hotel Deals : Get Them Now

Are you ready for a spring vacation to Vegas? Right now you can get some great deals on Vegas hotels. Saving money on your hotel means you will have more to play with at the casino or spend on attractions and entertainment. If you are planning a trip to Vegas this Spring, take advantage of one of these great Las …

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Groupon Expands ‘Getaways’ With 20,000 New Hotels

Groupon announced a major expansion of its Groupon Getaways offering today with the addition of 20 thousand new hotels around the world. Groupon Getaways first launched in 2011 as a partnership with Expedia, but recently launched this expansion in pilot. Availability has now come to all of the U.S. and Canada. Groupon Getaaways includes up-to-60% off flash deals for travelers, …

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Cristina Fernandez Accused of Funneling Taxpayer Money

The president of Argentina, Cristina Fernandez, has found herself under fire recently due to accusations published in investigative news reports in an Argentine newspaper. The article accuses president Fernandez of funneling taxpayer money into expensive resort hotels owned by an old friend named Lazaro Baez. Lazaro Baez is a former business partner of president Fernandez and her late husband, Nestor …

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Bing Partners With TripAdvisor To Offer Hotel Info, Reviews In Search Results

Before you leave on any trip, it’s probably wise to search for hotels ahead of time. You might even want to book a room while you’re at it. It was already easy enough to do so with the numerous online tools at your disposal, but it will even easier for Bing users thanks to a new partnership. Bing announced today …

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