The new generation of green hotels

    The new generation of green hotels

    Carbon offsetting, staying local, consuming less: being green used to be down to the individual, but things are scaling up. Increasingly, it’s the international chain hotels and luxe franchises that are making environmentally savvy decisions that have the potential to create a blueprint for wider change.
    Beirut's new openings: the best hotels of 2019 in the Lebanese capital

    Beirut's new openings: the best hotels of 2019 in the Lebanese capital

    The hotel scene in the Lebanese capital is going from strength to strength, with bold new openings making their mark on the city
    Meet the new breed of hotels making waves in the art world

    Meet the new breed of hotels making waves in the art world

    The best exhibitions aren’t just confined to museums — they’re also pioneered by a new, design-conscious breed of hotels.
    City guide: keeping it weird in the Texan boom town of Austin

    City guide: keeping it weird in the Texan boom town of Austin

    One of the fastest-growing cities in the USA, the lively Texan capital is today as much a magnet for its kayaking, hiking, festivals and food trucks as it is for its honky-tonks, barbecue and warm Southern hospitality.
    Ultimate hotel guide: where to stay in Havana

    Ultimate hotel guide: where to stay in Havana

    The Cuban capital is awash with stylish hotels, from cool mid-century apartments and grand art deco mansions to chic townhouses and newly renovated casas particulares. 
    Rotterdam: Are these the rooms of the future?

    Rotterdam: Are these the rooms of the future?

    From cardboard houseboats to cool campsites, the Dutch city’s new accommodation is a glimpse into the future.
    Durban: four hotels under £150

    Durban: four hotels under £150

    With direct flights from the UK, the South African city’s hotel scene is more accessible than ever.
    Where to stay in Bangkok

    Where to stay in Bangkok

    Creativity is on full display in the Thai capital and nowhere more so than in its hotels. Whether it’s with stylish antique flourishes, retro rooms or minimalist chic, Bangkok has plenty of stylish places to bed down.
    How to spend a day in Negombo, Sri Lanka
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    How to spend a day in Negombo, Sri Lanka

    Stay at Jetwing Blue and you’ll be able to combine the Sri Lankan city’s urban attractions with seaside relaxation.
    Big Sleep Awards 2019

    Big Sleep Awards 2019

    Exceptional service? Menus to die for? Whatever it is that truly makes a hotel special, we’re celebrating it  in our annual awards, where we reward the best new tastemakers, trendsetters and game-changers in the business.
    Where to stay in Cusco

    Where to stay in Cusco

    Heading to the lofty Peruvian city? Rest your weary head in one of its classic Andean-inspired digs.

    What's new on the Isle of Wight

    The island’s getting its sandy chic on this summer with a raft of new openings including the UK’s ‘first beach club’.

    Sleep: Dubai

    Glam, glossy and extravagant — welcome to Dubai, the exuberant emirate that works hard and plays hard. its ever-expanding crop of hotels captures its high-tech, high-living personality perfectly, from over-the-top five-star retreats to more traditional Arabian abodes

    Where to stay in Bodrum

    The Bodrum Peninsula, with its wealth of beaches, offers an array of resorts, from affordable-yet-chic boltholes to decadent havens of luxury, with many opting for a stylish, minimalist vibe
    Sleep: Miami

    Sleep: Miami

    The word ‘conventional’ doesn’t apply to Florida. Where reality ends, Miami begins, and its wealth of accommodation captures its gaga way of life perfectly, whether partying on a hotel rooftop, trying your luck at drag queen-led bingo nights, or bedding down in an art hotel with ‘Picasso happy hours'
    Sleep: Hong Kong

    Sleep: Hong Kong

    From luxe spa hotels by international names and design-led boutiques to more kid-friendly properties, the city-state’s hotels are often a destination in themselves, whether you want to mingle with the beautiful people in a striking bar or admire a stately art collection
    Where to stay in Faro

    Where to stay in Faro

    A sunseekers’ favourite, the capital of the Algarve does a surprisingly fine line in pared-back lodgings. Head south to discover Portugal at its rural best.