The members of black sabbath are better known for trashing hotel rooms than for decorating them, but in the Sorrento Hotel’s
When the Frank Gehry—designed Guggenheim Museum opened in Bilbao in 1997, this industrial hub in northern Spain suddenly became an interna
In the 1930s, white-gowned Southern belles made their debuts into society by descending into the Jefferson Hotel’s rotunda while suspended
From the rooftop bar of the Caravelle Hotel, Vietnam War correspondents routinely watched U.S.
Weird does not typically top the list of attributes one seeks in an urban hotel–unless, of course, one is heading to the capital of Texas.
The neighborly relationship between Claridge’s and Buckingham Palace dates to at least 1860, when Queen Victoria and Prince Albert visited
The sheiks in Abu Dhabi witnessed the transformation of Dubai, its fellow United Arab emirate, from a sleepy, sandy town into a tourist de
Calvinist missionaries from Europe nearly wiped out surfing in the 19th century, when they forced Hawaiian natives, who were the sport’s p
It is likely that no one has ever whispered, in the manner of Bergman to Bogie, “We will always have Frankfurt.” The city on the Main Rive
In a covert gesture of affection in 1935, Wallis Simpson gave platinum cuff links bearing the initials W and E rendered in diamond baguett
Atop a nameless mountain in western British Columbia, surrounded by a cloud and struggling to keep my balance in knee-deep snow, I inspect
As morning breaks, the blast from an avalanche-control charge serves as reveille. A few minutes pass, and then boom!
Keeping the Faith
On March 29, representatives from several destination clubs gathered in Las Vegas to begin establishing regulatory guidelines for their in