Inside Airbnb’s 2024 Icons Collection

Ever dreamed of spending a night in Paris’ Musée D’Orsay? Or parking yourself among the race cars in the Ferrari Museum in Maranello, Italy? Or how about drifting off to sleep among clouds in the house from Up? Those are just a few of the fantastical locations recently revealed in Airbnb’s Icons collection for summer 2024. Airbnb says it will offer more dreamy locations on a regular basis—mostly for free—and more than 4,000 “golden tickets” will be awarded to guests this year.

Meet The Luxury Hotel Whisperer

“Few people have a better understanding of what makes luxury travel tick,” Susan D’Arcy of the Sunday Times of London says of Julia Perowne, the British publicist and marketing guru behind some of the finest hotels in the world. “Above all, she knows the difference between expensive and exceptional—and doesn’t waste her time with places that are just the former.” In addition to representing the Oetker Collection properties, Perowne represents Raffles OWO in London and Passalacqua, which was named the best hotel in the world at last year’s 50 Best awards.

Europe’s Most Beautiful Beaches for 2024

Just in time for summer, Europe’s Best Destinations revealed its annual list of the Most Beautiful Beaches in Europe. Based on data collected from more than 100,000 travelers across 116 countries, the 15 beaches selected include sandy shores for romantic escapes, family adventures and lazy afternoons. Ghajn Tuffieha Bay Beach in Malta was named the top European beach for summer 2024 with Portugal’s Monte Clerigo Beach and Turkey’s Ölüdeniz Beach rounding out the top three.


Travelers who want to sign up for TSA PreCheck and Clear but don’t want to deal with the hassle of navigating both programs now have a simple solution. The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) recently announced that it had added Clear as an enrollment partner for its PreCheck program. The dual-enrollment is currently available at Orlando International Airport (MCO), Sacramento International Airport (SMF), and Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR)—and travelers who sign up for both services will save 35% on the cost.

The Best New Restaurants in Las Vegas

Ever since Wolfgang Puck opened a Las Vegas outpost of his famed Los Angeles restaurant Spago in 1992, Sin City has become one of the best—and ever-evolving—luxury dining scenes in America. But if you don’t want to gamble on a new celebrity hotspot or your favorite transplant from another city, the editors of Forbes Travel Guide have put together a list of the best new restaurants in Las Vegas, including Evan Funke’s Mother Wolf at the Fontainebleau, Alon Shaya’s Safta 1964 at Wynn and French Riviera-inspired LPM at Cosmopolitan.