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Inside the Staycation Trend

You may have taken a vacation recently, but when’s the last time you took a staycation? The portmanteau of “stay” and “vacation” is believed to have been coined in 2003, followed by Merriam-Webster adding the word to the 2009 version of its Collegiate Dictionary. To...

Is my flight ticket refundable?

Travel plans can change. Whether it’s weather-related or for personal reasons, sometimes a flight needs to be cancelled. There is always the option to change your flight, but airlines often charge $150 to $500 in change fees plus the cost difference between both...

5 Carry-On Essentials for Your Next Flight

Traveling can be stressful, and packing for a trip can be equally as stressful. You may have your itinerary laid out, hotels booked and flights purchased, but you’ve saved the most tedious step for last. While packing clothes, toiletries, shoes and work-related items...

Travel Tips: 5 Ways to Stay Like a Local

From respecting your destination’s culture to saving money, there are many reasons to travel like a local on your next adventure. Tourist spots may still be worth checking out, but your greatest memories often come from full immersion in a new environment.  Here are 5...

Discovering NYC Series: South Street Seaport

In 2012 Hurricane Sandy hit the South Street Seaport. What was once the cornerstone of social and business gatherings was completely washed out. Over the past few years, the Seaport District has reinvented itself by bringing back the classics while adding new life to...

36 Hours in Lower Manhattan

You’ve stayed in midtown, maybe even in Upper West Side – hell you might have rented a 200 sq. ft. studio in Chinatown for the experience but have you stayed in the Financial District in New York City? Lower Manhattan holds the most history, offers some of the best...

What is an Aparthotel?

QUESTION: What is an Aparthotel or Apartment Hotel? ANSWER: Exactly as it sounds—an apartment that uses a hotel-style booking system and has all the great amenities you’ll find at a hotel. Instead of staying in a 325-square-foot room with a bed, a desk and (if you’re...

Hotel Living in a New Era

Q&A Hotel App As the travel industry moves further into the technology arena, Q&A Residential Hotel is staying ahead of the game with new and innovative tools to advance your experience visiting our hotel. While staying at Q&A, guests are encouraged to...

Hotel Technology Trends for Travelers

It’s no news that business and leisure travelers alike have fully embraced technology. So why should that experience be limited when travelers go on a business trip or visit a new city? Technology offerings have become an increasingly important factor when consumers...