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The 19 Best Hotels in Los Angeles at Every Price Point

Editor’s note: In light of COVID-19, please review federal, state and local traveler guidance. Please also check with hotels before booking to confirm they are open and operating with safety precautions.

For us? A trip to Los Angeles means finding your ideal swimming pool. Duh. Most hotels in the California city have one—phew—so picking a hotel is really all about deciding which neighborhood and vibe you want to be part of for your stay. Whether you’ve got a huge budget or you’re traveling on pennies, there’s something for everyone in L.A. From Hollywood glamour at Hotel Bel-Air to downtown cool

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Am I allowed to visit, are hotels and restaurants open and what rules are in place?

The towering Burj Al Arab hotel, overlooking Dubai marina: istock
The towering Burj Al Arab hotel, overlooking Dubai marina: istock

With year-round sunshine and just a few days of annual rainfall, it’s no wonder Dubai is such a hit with British holidaymakers – 1.2 million Brits visited in 2019. But can you visit this summer – and will you be welcome?

Here’s all the information you need to know.

Am I allowed to travel to Dubai from the UK?

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) issued a blanket warning against all non-essential international travel in March, but this has now been lifted for 67 destinations as of 4 July.

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How hotels can create sustainable change for communities beyond lockdown

Ronald Akili
Ronald Akili

It was during lockdown that Ronald Akili was struck by just how reliant Bali is on tourism. Despite recording fewer than 2,500 confirmed cases of Covid-19 and just 27 deaths, the ­pandemic still managed to bring the country’s economy to a standstill, with no tourists able to visit.

Akili, who is Indonesian and was born in Jakarta, founded the Potato Head group of hotels 10 years ago, and is currently based at its newest Bali complex, Desa Potato Head. The property includes the hip Potato Head Studios hotel and plant-based restaurant Tanaman, which both opened in January of

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Fort Lauderdale ending program to house homeless in hotels this weekend

Shana Cartwright has been a calling the Rodeway Inn on State Road 84 home for the past two months.

Before that she had lived behind a McDonald’s and near the downtown public library in Fort Lauderdale, as a member of the city’s homeless population.

In May, in an effort to try stopping the spread of the new coronavirus, the city put up 72 people without homes in the Rodeway in Dania Beach and another area hotel. At the time, city leaders said it was inhumane for people to live on streets as a pandemic was gripping the world. But now

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