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  • Fodor's Travel Tastemaker: Francophile and Design Guru Erin Swift

    Erin Swift wears many hats: set designer, interior decorator, prop stylist, magazine market editor...and author. For her latest project (her first book), she traveled across the US and France all in the name of gorgeous design. We tried to talk her into taking us with her.

    Posted by Nicole Campoy on May 07, 2013 at 4:37:34 PM EDT in Style
  • New Design Hotel Opens in Kiev

    A new hotel in Kiev heats up the design scene in Ukraine. The boutique hotel, a collaboration between designers and artists and one heavyweight boxer, recently opened in the heart of the city.

    Posted by Kristine Hansen on December 27, 2012 at 5:00:23 PM EST in Hotels, News
  • Introducing the Pop-Up Hotel

    The "pop-up" phenomenon is finally catching on in the hotel sphere. A new breed of pop-up hotels offers unique, limited-duration lodging experiences to travelers, with runs typically lasting only a few months at a time. Pop into these four uniquely beautiful pop-up properties, set in inspiring locales worthy of dedicated trips, before they disappear.

    Posted by Fodor's Guest Blogger on April 13, 2012 at 10:41:43 AM EDT in Hotels, Deals
  • Chapman House: Nantucket's Newest Hotel

    This June, visitors to Nantucket Island can bunk down at the new Chapman House hotel, set to open its doors in the heart of Old Nantucket Town. The property will exude a modern beach-house feel with retro-chic touches.

    Posted by Kristine Hansen on April 05, 2012 at 10:45:00 AM EDT in Hotels, News
  • Barnes Foundation Offers Free Admission in Honor of Philadelphia Campus Opening

    The Barnes Foundation, home to Albert Barnes' extensive collection of Impressionist, Post-Impressionist, and early Modern art, is set to debut its new Philadelphia campus. To commemorate the opening, visitors can enjoy free admission for ten days, from opening day May 19th to the 28th, and a Memorial Day weekend-long schedule of celebratory festivities.

    Posted by Kimberly Jaso on March 23, 2012 at 4:22:53 PM EDT in News
  • New Boutique Hotel in Panama City

    Panama, one of our 21 Places to Go in 2012, is busy building a number of new hotel additions. The latest is a fresh boutique in Panama City’s revitalized Casco Viejo (Old City). The UNESCO neighborhood is becoming a hot spot for art galleries, buzzy restaurants, tucked-away bars, and boho-chic hotels such as the new Tántalo Hotel.

    Posted by Stephanie Johnnidis on March 22, 2012 at 5:28:13 PM EDT in Hotels, News, Trip Ideas
  • Save Up to 50% Off with Kimpton Chicago Hotel Deal

    Chicago’s blustery winter weather is on the way out, which makes this killer offer even better. In honor of the city’s 175th birthday, all four of Kimpton’s Chicago hotels are offering discount rates for just $175/night for 175 days—plus party bags.

    Posted by Stephanie Johnnidis on March 09, 2012 at 2:10:52 PM EST in Deals, Hotels, Trip Ideas
  • Two New York Hotels Debut this Month

    We’re happy to report that two long-awaited New York hotels have finally announced March openings. Here’s what to expect from The NoMad Hotel and The Conrad New York.

    Posted by Stephanie Johnnidis on March 08, 2012 at 11:15:59 AM EST in Hotels, Trip Ideas, Trip Ideas
  • Half-Price Package Deal at Two Luxe Uruguay Hotels

    Uruguay has long been a jet-set destination for wealthy Argentineans, but lately the country and its seaside resorts are garnering global buzz, thanks in part to two fabulously original hotels in laid-back Jose Ignacio. Sister hotels Estancia Vik and Playa Vik are located five miles from each other and offer a Uruguayan experience that’s second to none. Now, readers can save a bundle on a one-of-a-kind seven-night package at these two great properties.

    Posted by Stephanie Johnnidis on February 25, 2012 at 9:14:18 AM EST in Deals, Hotels, Trip Ideas
  • The Shelborne Reborn in South Beach

    One of South Beach’s most iconic Art Deco gems has just emerged fresh from a facelift, with a multimillion dollar revamp that included an overhaul of the Shelborne South Beach’s guestrooms, ballroom, and lobby. Dating to 1940, the hotel’s architectural heritage has been carefully preserved, while allowing for upgrades to more modern conveniences, including a brand-new infinity pool area and three new eateries.

    Posted by Kristine Hansen on February 21, 2012 at 10:30:52 AM EST in Hotels, News