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One of the bathrooms in the Grand Riad at The Royal Mansour in Marrakech, Morocco.

The world’s 10 most expensive hotel suites

Private jet magazine Elite Traveler just released a list of the most expensive hotel suites in the world. Here are the top 10 most luxuriously decadent rooms, ranging in price from $36,000 per night to a mind-boggling $80,000 per night.
You can stay in this funky fuselage for $260 a night from September through mid November. Prices soar outside of that timeframe.

For $260 a night, you can stay in this Boeing 727 airplane-turned-hotel suite perched 50 feet high in Costa Rica — take a look inside

For $260 a night during the down season, guests can stay in a suite fashioned out of a Boeing 727 fuselage, or the frame of the plane. There are two bedrooms in the dwelling, which is perched on a 50-foot-high pedestal with its nose jutting out of the lush Costa Rican jungle. Take a look inside.
Abercrombie is now hosting pop-ups at trendy hotels.

Abercrombie has a new strategy to prove it’s not just for teens anymore

Abercrombie announced it would be partnering with hotel and lifestyle chain sbe, which operates trendy hotel brands such as the SLS Hotel & Residences, Delano, Mondrian, and The Originals in cities such as Los Angeles, Miami, and New York in an effort to reach the millennial customer.
Philippe Kjellgren at the St Regis, Maldives.

The 31 hotels everyone should stay at in their lifetime, according to the man who tests them out for a living

Originally the founder of luxury hotel website Kiwi Collection, Swedish-born Philippe Kjellgren has written seven travel/hotel books and runs a travel advisory service for high-profile clients, as well as a newly-launched hotel app.

Amazon is bringing its Echo devices to hotel rooms across the country, starting with Marriott

Thanks to a new program called Alexa for Hospitality, Amazon Echo devices will soon become available in hotels throughout the US. Guests will be able to use them to call the front desk, adjust the lights, and even check out of their room.

The 5-star Mandarin Oriental Hotel in London is on fire

A fire broke out on the roof of the five-star hotel in Knightsbridge, London. The hotel recently underwent a $248 million renovation, and is known for its ritzy clientele and gourmet restaurants.
Hotel Tonight allows users to book discounted hotel rooms at the last minute, like at Arlo Soho.

We tried to book a last-minute vacation with Airbnb and Hotel Tonight — and one was much easier to use than the other

Airbnb allows users to rent out homes or private rooms for the night, while Hotel Tonight gives discounts on luxury hotels. We tried to book a last-minute stay on each app and found that one was much easier to use.

Hotels are killing one of travelers’ favorite perks

Hundreds of hotels owned by the largest hospitality companies in the world are swapping mini shampoo and conditioner bottles for larger bottles attached to the bathroom wall, The Wall Street Journal reports.
Marriott has announced a new rewards program.

Marriott announced a new loyalty program — and Starwood hotel loyalists are sure to be relieved

Marriott International announced a set of unified benefits across the loyalty programs for its three major hotel brands — Marriott, Starwood, and Ritz Carlton.
One Quora user with experience working for the Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group spilled some behind-the-scenes secrets.

12 things 5-star hotels don’t want you to know

Everything you do is being recorded in a database, according to one hotelier.