10 Hot New U.S. Hotels Opening in 2016

By Juliana Shallcross

Ah...there’s nothing like that new hotel smell. And the assurance that not many, if any, people have slept in the bed before you got there. Quite a few new hotels are opening this year that promise an exciting stay beyond just a comfy and clean guest room. Here are 10 hip hotels that you should check out, and into, in 2016.

A classic New England porch at Chebeague Island Inn, on Chebeague Island, a short ferry ride from Portland.

10 Romantic New England Inns

Looking for the perfect summer getaway? Check into one of these romantic inns in Connecticut, Maine, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont.

Do Travelers Lose Something by Using Airbnb's Premium Services?

By Pauline Frommer

Airbnb wants to snag business travelers with listings that have the latest in luxury fittings and are regularly inspected. Why I (might) object

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Quirky and unusual inns and B&Bs in Ireland

Ireland's Quirkiest Places to Stay

Travel beyond the standard tourist’s comfort zone to lodge in some of Ireland’s most extraordinary inns and B&Bs.
A moment of silence, please, for what we lost to progress.

Travel Joys and Miseries Millennials Will Never Know

The act of travel has changed radically in the decades that Frommer's has been publishing. Here's a look back on all the things that used to be commonplace that are now just anthropology of travels past.
Places in early Frommer's guides that are still around today

Test of Time: Places in the Early Frommer's Guides That Are Still Open Today

We're not saying we had anything to do with it, but Frommer's recomended these hotels and restaurants in our earliest guide books, and despite a turbulent travel landscape, they have managed to survive a half century.
The best and worst hotel booking sites

Best and Worst Hotel Booking Sites

Dozens of hotel-only booking sites promise rock-bottom deals. We test-drove a few sites in search of the best.
A man and woman taking a selfie

8 Ways Millennials Are Changing Travel

Love 'em or hate 'em, millennials make up a quarter of the U.S. population, and they love to hit the road. Hotels, tour operators, cruise ships, and home-sharing services are going out of their way to court customers in their 20s and 30s—and it could permanently change the world of travel.  

10 Hot New U.S Hotels Opening in 2017

By Juliana Shallcross

2017 is only a few months old, but if you’re already in need of an escape or even just a happening place to get a drink, these hot new hotels open soon.

How to Protect Your Computer from Airlines and Hotels That Snoop on You

By Jason Cochran

It's called dynamic pricing, and it's how companies can offer you different rates based on who you are and what you're in the market for. Here's how to set your computer to get around it.

New York City is Suddenly Becoming a Lot More Affordable

By Pauline Frommer

Is the reported "Trump Slump" turning expensive trips to the Big Apple into lower-priced, low-hanging fruit?

7 New and Improved All-Inclusive Resorts to Discover in 2017

By Juliana Shallcross

There's a new fleet of tropical all-inclusive resorts on the market. At which one do you want to sink into sand, sleep, and swim-up bars?

The Airbnb Review System is Broken. Why Will Nobody Say So?

By David Landsel

Guests and hosts must participate in an arms race of compliments in their reviews—or they'll be punished. How can we trust any of Airbnb's ratings?

The Latest Travel Scam Targets Conference Attendees

By Pauline Frommer

A cautionary tale and some tips.

A Former Floating Prison is Now London’s Hottest New Hotel

By Jennifer Ceaser

The Good Hotel wasn't always so good—in fact, it was a jail. But it's a fantastic way to stay on the River Thames in London.

10 New Hotels for a Warm-Weather Vacay this Winter

By Juliana Shallcross

Need a warm vacation idea for this winter? These hot new hotels have announced openings in the world's top warm-weather destinations, from Mexico to Miami to the Caribbean. We haven't stayed at these places yet, but they sure look good.

The Cabin treehouse at Treehotel in Sweden

10 of the World's Weirdest Hotel Rooms

The world's most unconventional lodgings are housed in planes, a jail, the open air, a giant pineapple, and other unexpected places.