The most important hotel booking factors

Cleanliness and comfort outweigh little luxuries like a solid breakfast, pool or in-room deluxe coffee machine for hotel guests at the end of their stay.

Vote for the world's grandest loo!

An annual contest that shines the spotlight on innovative and pretty potties is inviting the public to cast their nominations.

Luxury destinations that don't break the bank

Istanbul, Bangkok, and Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam have been identified as some of the international destinations where travellers can sleep like a king on a pauper's budget.

Airbnb invests in Chinese expansion

Airbnb is taking a giant leap in the Asian market, launching services in China under a new name: Aibiying” (爱彼迎).