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November 1, 2017

Seven Travel Predictions for 2018

It's not hard to read the tea leaves if you have data from more 128 million real guest reviews, and research from 19,000 travelers across 26 countries around the world. One company had the numbers and did just that to come up with a list of the top travel trends for 2018.


Best U.S. Cities for Family Travel

More than a third of Americans who are planning to travel this year plan to do so with their children, according to a recent AAA survey. That means they will take a vacation of 50 miles or more away from home with two or more immediate family members in a trend that shows that Americans continue to prioritize family in their travel plans.


Beaumont London: Mayfair in Mind

If you were playing Monopoly in London, Mayfair would be your Park Place. And if you were to put a hotel on that square, it would undoubtedly be The Beaumont as the hotel remains one of London's most architecturally interesting properties in what is, no doubt, one of its most exclusive neighborhoods. 


Sensorial Japan: Tempting Journeys of Immersion


Columbus, IN: Small Town, Big Art

By Susan McKee

If you have ever needed a reason to visit Columbus, Indiana, perhaps this one is it. Exhibit Columbus, on view through November 26, 2017, is the inaugural edition of what's expected to be a biannual celebration of public art in an Indiana town already known internationally for its Modernist architecture.


La Valencia: Pink Lady of La Jolla

Travelers heading to Southern California can build a little offbeat style into their stay by hubbing in La Jolla, an easy 20 minutes north of Downtown San Diego. The city of about 50,000 has the sunshine and surf and an exquisite seaside village appeal that has maintained its luster through a century of changes along the Southern California coastline.


Hot Spots for Great Winter Trips

Where will Americans be vacationing this winter? U.S. News & World Report's annual rankings of the Best Winter Vacations highlights 20 global destinations that will be on the minds of travelers during the Northern Hemisphere's coldest months.