Author: Thomas Woods

  • The 2012 Travelers’ Choice Destinations on The Rise awards

    For you savvy travelers who like to experience those up-and-coming and in-the-know vacation hot spots, look no further. TripAdvisor just announced the winners of its 2012 Travelers’ Choice Destinations on the Rise awards, featuring destinations around the world that have seen the greatest increase in positive traveler feedback and interest in the last year. From [...]

  • 10 hot new hotels from around the world

      It’s fun to be the cool new kid on the block and TripAdvisor has announced 10 cool new kids across the globe in the hotel world, according to travelers and editors. From a cliffside hotel perched on Italy’s Amalfi Coast, to a grand European-style stay in New York City, to a former palace in [...]

  • Top 10 Hotel Spas in America

    It’s a new year and with it comes the opportunity for some much-needed rejuvenation. These 10 U.S. hotel spas get the highest marks from TripAdvisor travelers – 30% of whom plan to take a trip dedicated recharging their batteries in the beginning 2013, according to a recent wellness travel survey. And of the 1,100 respondents, [...]

  • Winners Announced in The 2013 Travelers’ Choice Hotel Awards

    It’s not just awards season in Hollywood. TripAdvisor today announced the winners of its 11th annual Travelers’ Choice awards for hotels. And this year is its biggest ever, honoring over 6,000 of the world’s most outstanding stays in the categories of Top Hotels, Luxury, Bargain, Service, Small Hotels, and B&Bs and Inns.   Often called [...]

  • Win a Romantic Escape to Jamaica

    Ready to escape the cold? We’ve teamed up with Couples Resorts to give away a romantic getaway to Jamaica. On February 19, we’ll draw one winner (U.S. residents only) who will receive a luxury trip for two that includes flights (up to a $1,000 value) and a 5-night, all-inclusive stay at Couples Tower Isle in [...]

  • 10 Amazing Vacation Rental Infinity Pools

      No need to share that incredible view with strangers on your next getaway. These 10 infinity pools offer you the chance to enjoy it from the privacy of your own vacation rental – and there’s something for every budget.  Whether your preference is for sea-and-city views, a swim overlooking the tree tops or lounging [...]

  • 10 Seriously Romantic Vacation Rentals

    Tired of flowers, chocolates and high-priced set menus? Break away from the Valentine’s Day clichés with these 10 vacation rentals for that special romantic rendez-vous. From a treehouse in Costa Rica and a private island in Belize to a castle in Scotland and a penthouse in Paris, there’s something to wow any special someone.   [...]