Bayougraphy

Bobby Lee Hilton, Galveston Island Treasure

This 82-year-old historian and Hotel Galvez ambassador never gives the same tour twice.

03/31/2016 By Jeff Balke

ATX

The Sweet Perks of Austin's Newest Boutique Inn, Hotel Van Zandt

Free bikes, reserved seating for concerts, and a bar named after a chicken—yep, it's Austin.

02/21/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Sweetheart Sleepover

Make Plans for a Valentine's Day Staycation

Take advantage of the weekend with some romantic R&R at these Houston-area hotels.

02/10/2016 By Megha Tejpal

The Great Outdoors

Get Out: Valentine's Pas de Deux at Haras Hacienda

An equestrian show after dinner isn't the only thing that sets this Magnolia inn apart.

02/05/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Swiss Trips

A Night in the Museum

Zurich’s best hotel raises hospitality to the level of art.

01/06/2016 By Scott Vogel

Staycay

Take a Staycation: Hotel Zaza

Back to school? We say "back to the pool," with an end-of-summer staycation at Hotel Zaza.

08/27/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Act Fast

Travel to Dubai or Nicaragua with This Week's Top Deals

It’s time to book your next retreat.

08/20/2015 By Marianella Orlando

Check it out

Amazon Travel Site Expands to Houston and Other Metro Areas

Users can plan local getaways.

07/30/2015 By Marianella Orlando

#DTHTX

Take a Staycation: Hotel Icon

Downtown is rapidly transforming into an ultra hip place to hang—so why not stay awhile?

07/30/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Staying In

Take a Staycation: the Royal Sonesta Hotel

The Galleria is one of the state's premiere shopping and dining destinations—and it deserves more than a day trip.

07/13/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Travel Tips

How to Haggle for a Better Hotel Rate

Tips from a former hotel clerk

05/07/2015 By Trey Strange

Room Service

Hotel Derek Adds Forbes Honor, Again

Stay in style with Hotel Derek's four-star acclaim.

02/13/2015 By Chris Abshire

Design

A Stylish Reason to Visit New York

Houstonian Lauren Rottet has designed a pair of new signature suites at the swank Loews Regency Hotel.

12/23/2014 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Slideshow

A Rottet Studio Makeover for the Loews Regency Hotel

Lauren Rottet and the Houston-based Rottet Studio gave the 50-year-old Loews Regency Hotel in New York a stunning makeover.

12/23/2014

Style About Town

Design Secrets of Downtown's New JW Marriott

Tapping local artists, makers, and the building's historical pedigree, the JW Marriott aims to stylishly represent Houston.

11/07/2014 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

HILL COUNTRY HAVENS

Austin's Travaasa Spa and Hotel: Summer Camp for Grown-Ups

Gentle thrills abound at this serene oasis high above the Capital City.

07/24/2014 By John Nova Lomax

The Suite Life

Go Ahead: Raid That Minibar

How Houston’s swankiest hotels help you eat and drink in your room in style.

04/01/2014 By Joanna O'Leary

TRAVAILS

Houston's Weirdest Hotel

The decline and fall of Hotel 31

02/11/2014 By John Lomax

Open Road

Dos Texans

Reconnecting with our Texas roots in Brenham and College Station.

09/03/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt