Luxury hotels

In photos: The controversial slum-themed South Africa luxury hotel

In photos: The controversial slum-themed South Africa luxury hotel

Welcome to "the only Shanty Town in the world with under-floor heating and wireless internet access!"
Is this the world's 'sexiest hotel room'?

Is this the world's 'sexiest hotel room'?

A white, bright, mother-of-pearl-themed hotel room in London has won an award for world's sexiest bedroom
Palaces, castles, chateaus: 12 regal stays

Palaces, castles, chateaus: 12 regal stays

Say what you like about royalty, one can't deny the appeal of staying in their former homes
The secret lives of hotel pillows

The secret lives of hotel pillows

You never think about them till you check in. Well, we do. So we asked the experts for the essentials of the hotel pillow
8 hotel time machines

8 hotel time machines

Whether your period is frontier, flapper or Frank Sinatra, these hotels will take you there
Seoul hotels at war over dessert

Seoul hotels at war over dessert

Seoul luxury hotels are in a pitched battle over "bingsu," Korea's beloved shaved ice dessert
India's palace hotels-- royal stays in historic luxury

India's palace hotels-- royal stays in historic luxury

Drawbridges, moats and turrets -- some of India's most spectacular royal palaces are open to tourists
Conde Nast Traveler names world's hottest hotels

Conde Nast Traveler names world's hottest hotels

The U.S. travel magazine's annual Hot List makes us want to blow some cash. Right now
All aboard! China to open luxury hotel on Soviet aircraft carrier

All aboard! China to open luxury hotel on Soviet aircraft carrier

Play by day and stay overnight on a revamped Kiev-class carrier from May 1
Nobu to open first hotel in Las Vegas

Nobu to open first hotel in Las Vegas

Japanese restaurant chain joins other luxury companies in transitioning to hotels
China: Luxury hotel 'groundscraper' planned in abandoned quarry

China: Luxury hotel 'groundscraper' planned in abandoned quarry

Would you spend $300 a night to sleep underground? You might, once you see the jaw-dropping designs for China's latest hotel project
A new era for Britain's Cafe Royal

A new era for Britain's Cafe Royal

A famous London cafe is set to reopen as a luxury hotel
Tour the Starck-designed yoopune homes

Tour the Starck-designed yoopune homes

How jealous is Mumbai? Pune is to get 228 Philippe Starck designer apartments by 2014
Hotel Indigo Shanghai: The Bund gets a new resident

Hotel Indigo Shanghai: The Bund gets a new resident

IHG expands its offering in China launching the first Hotel Indigo bouquet hotel on the recently renovated, historic Shuliupu docks
Historic Shanghai: How prostitution transformed the Old City

Historic Shanghai: How prostitution transformed the Old City

The courtesans of ancient Shanghai brought touches of glamor and prestige to old Shanghai until alternative entertainments arrived
Historic Shanghai: House of horrors on Jinjiafang

Historic Shanghai: House of horrors on Jinjiafang

Shanghai’s Old Town harbors sinister memories and a fragile treasure down a squalid lane
Which luxury hotel brand is the world's most popular?
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Which luxury hotel brand is the world's most popular?

A new study looks at which hotels are on top, the most popular high-end destinations and where luxury consumers are coming from