The 30 Best Paris Hotels

With the Paris Olympics a few months away, booking a hotel in the French capital may as well be a competitive sport. Thankfully, the editors of Forbes Travel Guide have eased some of the preparation by revealing the 30 best hotels in Paris. From five-star grande dame properties, to chic boutiques, here’s where to stay in the City of Light.

6 Unique Spa Experiences Around the World

Part of the appeal of traveling to new destinations is sampling local cuisine and other sui generis experiences. That also applies to spa treatments, many of which take advantage of indigenous ingredients or stunning vistas. From St. Lucia to Dubai, here six unique spa experiences around the world.

Bark Air, A New Dog-Centric Airline, Takes Off In May

Known for its subscription boxes of dog products, Bark recently announced that it is launching a new airline dedicated to four-legged passengers. Developed in partnership with a charter jet company, Bark Air will prioritize canine travelers, followed by their humans, so they can fly together comfortably and conveniently. At launch, the routes will serve the New York metropolitan area via Westchester County Airport (HPN) with flights to the Los Angeles area via Van Nuys (VNY) and London, England via Stansted Airport (STN). Bark Air’s first flights will take off from New York on May 23.


Nearly 8.5 billion passengers took a plane trip last year, according to Airports Council International World’s recently released list of the world’s 10 busiest airports for 2023. While Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson airport (ATL) remained No. 1, there were several shifts in busy international airports, thanks to the changing tourism landscape. Among the movers, Dubai International Airport (DXB) rose to No. 2 and Tokyo’s Haneda (HND) soared from No. 16 to No. 5 last year.

8 Stylish Backpacks for Summer Travel

A backpack is an ideal travel accessory—particularly as a carry on—but function usually supersedes fashion. Designers and luggage brands have been remedying that issue and now travelers can find a range of cool offerings that don’t scream “I’m going hiking today.” From Dagne Dover to Away, here are eight stylish backpacks that can go the distance.