Interval International and CLC World Extend Global Multi-Year Agreement

MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Interval International, a prominent worldwide provider of vacation services, and CLC Resort Developments Limited, one of Europe’s leading providers of mixed-use holiday products, under the Club La Costa World…

MIAMI–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Interval International, a prominent worldwide provider of vacation services, and CLC Resort Developments Limited, one of Europe’s leading providers of mixed-use holiday products, under the Club La Costa World (CLC World) brand, announced the extension of their long-term master affiliation agreement. The contract encompasses CLC World’s vacation ownership business in top holiday destinations in Europe and the United States, and at future properties that the company develo

InterContinental Launching an All-Suite Brand

IHG already has a couple of all-suite brands in its mainstream segment so how will its new offering be any different? We'll have to wait to find out. -Patrick Whyte

IHG already has a couple of all-suite brands in its mainstream segment so how will its new offering be any different? We’ll have to wait to find out.
-Patrick Whyte

Genoa is on track for a comeback after the shocking collapse last summer of the Morandi bridge, once hailed as an engineering feat. The irony is the rebuilding of the…

Genoa is on track for a comeback after the shocking collapse last summer of the Morandi bridge, once hailed as an engineering feat. The irony is the rebuilding of the bridge may be the impetus needed to revive the Italian town whose city airport is losing passengers and hotel owners are feeling scared.
-Raini Hamdi

Concrete-lined living spaces extend out onto angular balconies at this low-cost housing block in Zurich, designed by locally based studio Gus Wüstemann. Read more

Concrete-lined living spaces extend out onto angular balconies at this low-cost housing block in Zurich, designed by locally based studio Gus Wüstemann. Read more

3XN has unveiled its design for a multipurpose sports arena with a green roof that will merge into the landscape of Munich's Olympic park. Read more

3XN has unveiled its design for a multipurpose sports arena with a green roof that will merge into the landscape of Munich’s Olympic park. Read more

Fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld dies

Karl Lagerfeld, the prolific fashion designer who turned around the fortunes of Chanel and Fendi, has died in Paris.  Read more

Karl Lagerfeld, the prolific fashion designer who turned around the fortunes of Chanel and Fendi, has died in Paris.  Read more

Word of Mouth: Mexican Food in Los Angeles 

Tradition, family values, memories and experimentation collide for some of the most exciting dishes To learn about the complexities of Mexican cuisine, starting anywhere in Mexico will—of course—lead to incredible…

Tradition, family values, memories and experimentation collide for some of the most exciting dishes To learn about the complexities of Mexican cuisine, starting anywhere in Mexico will—of course—lead to incredible discoveries of distinct dishes and the equally remarkable people making them. Regional cooking in Mexico is as diverse as the beautiful ingredients from seafood in Baja to moles in Oaxaca. With the large Mexican and …

Does this mean that Wyndham's experiment in creating a simple, straightforward loyalty program for the everyday traveler failed? Maybe, but not necessarily. It just means that there are some laws…

Does this mean that Wyndham’s experiment in creating a simple, straightforward loyalty program for the everyday traveler failed? Maybe, but not necessarily. It just means that there are some laws in travel loyalty programs that are there for a reason.

-Deanna Ting

IKEA’s Gunrid curtain can purify air

IKEA is set to launch an air-purifying curtain coated with a mineral-based surface that breaks down common pollutants. Read more

IKEA is set to launch an air-purifying curtain coated with a mineral-based surface that breaks down common pollutants. Read more

Death Wins a Goldfish

Equal parts sweet, odd and funny, Death Wins a Goldfish: Reflections from a Grim Reaper’s Yearlong Sabbatical follows the new experiences (from skydiving to online dating, camping solo, karaoke and painting) that Death…

Equal parts sweet, odd and funny, Death Wins a Goldfish: Reflections from a Grim Reaper’s Yearlong Sabbatical follows the new experiences (from skydiving to online dating, camping solo, karaoke and painting) that Death tries out during its vacation. With charming illustrations by author Brian Rea, the book serves as an endearing reminder for readers to take time off work and always endeavor to stay adventurous.