Mandarin Oriental signs for branded property in Moscow

Mandarin Oriental signs for branded property in Moscow

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group has signed a management contract for a new hotel and branded residences in Moscow, which are expected to open in 2021. Mandarin Oriental, Moscow, will have a prime riverfront location on the Sofiyskaya embankment in the heart of…

Ayana Komodo Resort opens in Indonesia

Ayana Komodo Resort opens in Indonesia

Ayana Hotels has welcomed the official opening of Ayana Komodo Resort, Waecicu Beach, the first five-star resort to launch on the dreamy island of Flores. The resort is an impressive sight to behold and truly marks a new beginning for tourism in…

G Adventures Introduces the ‘Ripple Score’

G Adventures Introduces the ‘Ripple Score’

WHY IT RATES: The new ‘Ripple Score’ system allows tourism companies the benefit of measuring how the money tourists spend positively impacts local communities.—Jessica Zickefoose, TravelPulse Associate Editor Just in time for World Tourism Day, September 27th, award-winning tour operator G Adventures…

Off the beaten track in Switzerland

Off the beaten track in Switzerland

Mountainous Switzerland is well-known for its cows, chocolate, and stunning scenery — but there’s more to enjoy. Here are some lesser-known Swiss travel treats. Experience Swiss military readiness. To protect its prized neutrality in the tumultuous 20th century, Switzerland wired its roads,…

20 abandoned places that are eerily beautiful

20 abandoned places that are eerily beautiful

20 abandoned places that are eerily beautiful People are often what brings a place to life. But there’s something quietly spectacular about abandoned places where the human factor has been replaced with a still-life kind of beauty. From an abandoned Russian settlement…

This Travel Credit Card Gives You 3 Reward Points for Every Dollar Spent. Here's Why It's the Best of 2018

This Travel Credit Card Gives You 3 Reward Points for Every Dollar Spent. Here's Why It's the Best of 2018

The travel rewards credit card category has been radically reshaped over the past few years by two converging trends: An increase in general-purpose cards that give you credit for your spending regardless of what airline you fly or what hotels you book,…

The 10 Most Popular Cities of 2018

The 10 Most Popular Cities of 2018

Bangkok, Thailand Number of overnight visitors: 20.05 million For the third year running, Bangkok is the most popular city for international travelers, thanks in large part to its appealing mix of historical sites and modern hot spots: the gilded Grand Palace complex,…

A top airline critic shares his air travel secrets

A top airline critic shares his air travel secrets

© Bob Andres, Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP Brent Bowen may be America’s leading airline critic, but he’s also a frequent air traveler, and he has a few secrets. His advice on flying better may help you have a problem-free flight. Bowen is…

New at Disney theme parks in 2018

New at Disney theme parks in 2018

Disney’s latest addition to Hollywood Studios in Orlando, Florida, U.S., includes the new Toy Story Land that will open on June 30, 2018. Based on the hit animated franchise, the 11-acre attraction invites guests to play in Andy’s backyard while being greeted…