Five killed in Mogadishu car bombing ahead of Turkish president visit: Police

 Five people were killed Thursday in a suicide car bombing against a hotel in Mogadishu, on the eve of a visit to the Somali capital by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

Hotels crack the whip for safe New Year celebrations

The Hotel and Restaurant Association of Western India (HRAWI) has cracked the whip on all its members, asking them to ensure safe and incident-free New Year`s eve celebrations, an official said here Monday.

Tommy Hilfiger re-designing hotel
Tommy Hilfiger re-designing hotel

Noted fashion designer Tommy Hilfiger is re-designing a hotel.

PIA took 34 Indian passengers to a Pak hotel without visa: FIA

 Pakistan's national carrier PIA allegedly took 34 Indian transit passengers to a hotel in Lahore to stay for a night though they did not have a Pakistani visa, prompting authorities to launch a probe.

British couple found dead in Agra hotel

Bodies of a British couple were found in a hotel room early Tuesday, police said adding that preliminary inquiries suggest "a case of overdose of drugs".

Jenny McCarthy reveals how she 'lost' her 'wedding ring'
Jenny McCarthy reveals how she 'lost' her 'wedding ring'


Washington: Jenny McCarthy recently revealed that she lost her wedding ring in a hotel that she was staying in.

World's cleanest hotels in Tokyo, dirtiest in Rio de Janeiro
World's cleanest hotels in Tokyo, dirtiest in Rio de Janeiro

Not all hotels live up to the same standards when it comes to cleanliness. And while some properties seem to have made it a top priority, others seem to have let things slide in the housekeeping department.

Paris hotels allow guests to `pay what you want`

Five Paris hotels have launched a scheme allowing guests to "pay what you want" in an experiment that may be extended if successful.

Take a stylish dip: Where are the choicest pools on earth?

Want to cool down, unwind, and take a stylish dip. Think Paris, where graffiti, art deco and sun loungers go hand in hand at one of the city`s 1930s fashionable haunts. Le Molitor is on of them.

Holidaying on mighty seas: Best cruises from world around

If you’re shopping for a cruise vacation, a new ranking could serve as a helpful guide as it breaks down the best brands in categories like food, cabin, and onboard activities.

Best of both worlds: Hong Kong`s Repulse Bay

They are cities that pull double duty for sun-thirsty lovers of culture: Beach cities in destinations that offer surf and sand but also have compelling stories to tell.

Slumber under the stars: 5 hotels that offer roof-less rooms

There`s no time like a vacation for taking the time to contemplate the night sky, especially with a supermoon and Perseid meteors set to be visible in some places this month. If the idea of observing the celestial bodies as you drift off to sleep sounds appealing, this selection of hotels is for you.

Hotels are passé, book an igloo or a treehouse this time

An igloo in Sweden, a Sultan cave in Turkey and a treehouse in India are among the unique lodging options curated in a new online booking portal dubbed ‘Epic Accommodations,’ for intrepid travelers interested in more than just a place to lay their head.

35 percent couples on vacation during I-Day weekend

35% of working couples in metro cities are heading to nearby tourist spots during the upcoming Independence Day weekend, a survey revealed on Wednesday.

Keep tummy troubles at bay during travelling

A bout of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) or tummy trouble is the last thing one would want on a holiday - so be smart in managing what you eat and how you eat to keep issues away.

Miley Cyrus caused chaos in hotel?

Singer Miley Cyrus reportedly "caused chaos" in a hotel here and when asked to calm down she said they should be "glad to have her".

Islamic State claims Lebanon suicide bombing

The al-Qaida-inspired Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant claimed responsibility today for this week`s Beirut hotel suicide bombing, warning that dozens of more men plan to carry out similar attacks.

Suicide bomber hits hotel near Saudi embassy in Beirut

A suicide bomber wounded three security officers in a hotel close to the Saudi Arabian embassy in Beirut on Wednesday, Lebanon`s interior minister said, the third blast in the country in less than a week.

3 dead in Somalia after militants attack hotel

A suicide bomber and gunmen killed three people, including two soldiers, today when they attacked a hotel housing African Union and Somali forces, officials said.

Weird hotel requests: Waiter too handsome, ice-cream cold

Can the sea be too blue or the waiter too handsome? Apparently yes, say some hotel staff who receive such bizarre complaints, according to a recent survey.