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Vegas Goes Tiny? Boutique Hotels Are Latest Trend

By Michelle Rindels | Saturday May 24, 2014
For years, Las Vegas took the bigger-is-better route, building expansive glassy megaresorts with 4,000 rooms apiece and seemingly endless check-in counters. But with just 188 rooms, the newest hotel-casino on the Strip takes a different tack.

Desert Beauties: 3 Lesbian-Friendly Palm Springs Resorts

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday May 13, 2014
Looking for a lesbian-friendly getaway spot for your next trip to Palm Springs? Consider one of these three unique properties that will indulge your desires to the point that you may never want to leave.

Reinvented Vegas Delano Hotel Prepares to Open

By Michelle Rindels | Wednesday May 7, 2014
A Las Vegas Strip hotel that sometimes confused tourists and taxi drivers with its generic moniker, "THEhotel," is getting a distinct new name and a breezy, $80 million makeover hearkening to Florida’s South Beach Delano.

Kimpton Hotels Announces National Sponsorship of The Trevor Project

By EDGE | Thursday May 1, 2014
Kimptons Hotels & Restaurants has announced a national partnership with The Trevor Project, a leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to LGBTQ youth ages 13-24.

I’ll Take Manhattan: A Triumphant Return to NYC’s Most Iconic Neighborhoods

By Matthew Wexler | Thursday Mar 27, 2014
From Central Park to Tribeca Cinemas, New York City beckons visitors to explore its distinct neighborhoods. Triumph Hotels, a collection of unique boutique properties, offers visitors iconic experiences in each of their distinct locales.

Warning: Thousands of Hotels Don’t Offer Direct 911

By Nomaan Merchant | Tuesday Mar 25, 2014
Tens of thousands of hotels don’t allow guests to directly reach emergency services when they dial 911, according to a national survey taken after a 9-year-old girl couldn’t call for help while her mother was being stabbed to death in a Texas motel.

Love Is In the Air at Hyatt Times Square’s Bar 54

By Winnie McCroy | Friday Feb 21, 2014
The Hyatt Times Square shared the love this Valentine’s Day with the opening of Bar 54, the rooftop lounge that serves up bespoke cocktails along with a stunning view of Midtown Manhattan.

Havana’s "Mob Hotel" Opens After Renovation

By Peter Orsi | Monday Feb 17, 2014
In its heyday, Havana’s Capri hotel and casino was the playground of men known as The Blade and The Fat Butcher. But now the Capri is back in business after being closed more than a decade ago.

Philadelphia’s Radisson Blu Gets a $20 Million Makeover

By EDGE | Sunday Jan 12, 2014
Radisson Blu® has announced the completion of a $20 million renovation and conversion of the Radisson Blu Warwick Hotel, Philadelphia. The hotel marks the third Radisson Blu hotel in the United States.

Pro-Gay Groups Pressure Marriott for Hosting Ex-Gay Conference

By Winnie McCroy | Monday Nov 4, 2013
Two pro-gay groups are putting pressure on the Marriott hotel line for their decision to host an ex-gay therapy conference for the National Association of Research and Therapy of Homosexuality’s (NARTH) at in Phoenix next August.