Swap stops: Barter Week offers ‘free’ stays in exchange for skills

With properties in more than 60 countries, the world’s first Barter Week will allow the budget-conscious to swap goods or expertise for accommodation

‘Anti-Trump hotel’ opens in Washington DC

Eaton DC offers platform for campaigners as world’s first ‘activist’ hotel. Clever marketing or genuine attempt to broker change?

10 of the best places to stay in Marrakech

These riads, hostels and hotels not only offer roof-terrace views of the medina and calm courtyards to escape the heat, they are also excellent value given Marrakech’s enduring popularity

Drink in the view: BrewDog to open its first UK ‘beer hotel’

The craft beer brand has revealed plans for a 26-room hotel next to its brewery in Scotland for guests looking for a hoppy holiday – and those who just want to get drunk without leaving their room

20 of the best new UK hotels and hostels for 2018

From rustic hostels to chic city-centre boltholes, we pick the best newly opened hotels and hostels around the UK, plus several that are set to start welcoming guests this year

Make it a Muji holiday: lifestyle brand to open two hotels in China

Japanese homeware company Muji plans to extend its minimal design concept into the hospitality sector with the launch of hotels in Beijing and Shenzhen