Q and A: Mahesh Chaddah, co-founder of Reservations.com

Originally created to sell excess inventory during slow seasons, OTAs have become the top driver of hotel bookings around the world.

They are now a primary source of revenue for most hotels and allow consumers to easily compare travel options and have gone from offering simple hotel booking sites to providing everything from language support to personalized experience suggestions.

5 Most Romantic Cities in The World

Valentine’s Day is here! In honor of the holiday of love, we’ve compiled a list of the most romantic cities in the world. Use these cities as a form of inspiration for the heart filled season and celebrate your love with a trip to any of these cities. A charming romantic getaway is never a bad date idea after all.

5 Uncommon Romantic Getaways

Romantic getaways are always seamlessly associated with pampering accommodations, long walks on the beach, and candlelit dinners. If you are looking to take a break from such romantic getaways, you will need to take a look at these uncommon romantic getaways. Here is a list of five such uncommon romantic getaways that you can enjoy with your dearest.

Runaway this Valentine's Day

It’s that time of year again. Everyone’s all coupled up and making plans to celebrate their romance for Valentine’s Day. This can be a very stressful time for some people. Between work, school, and maintaining a relationship it can be hard to plan the perfect Valentine’s Day getaway. But fear not! We’ve got you covered. We’ve compiled a list of some of the best V-Day destinations and hotels that are sure to impress your sweetheart.

5 Ways to Do Valentines on The Cheap

Valentine’s Day is a known as a day for intimacy and romance – but also as thee day to shower your beloved in an overcoming number of gifts along with an overwhelming expenditure of every dime in your wallet… for love.

For those of us with a meaner wallet and a passion for experiences rather than your basic material possessions, you’ve come to the right place. Below you will find a list of relatively inexpensive activities that will spark up nothing but the romance with your adored, rest assured your wallet will thank you later.

5 Essential Tips for Living Out of a Backpack for a Month

Swap that five-star resort for a five-pocket backpack and get more bang for your buck on your next traveling adventure. By traveling light, you can open up a whole new world of adventures. But in this case, the "how" is as important as the "where." EDGE chatted with Reservations.com co-founder Mahesh Chaddah for five tips to ensure your journey isn't weighted down with unnecessary items.

Four Things We’ve Learned About the Spaniards

A year ago, Stephen and I decided to move to Spain to escape the conventional "American dream." The dream where you work 40+ hour weeks to maintain a white picket fence, while desperately looking forward to the only two-weeks a year given to you to explore the world. We were seeking a minimal but meaningful lifestyle. We believed Spain was the perfect destination to find this. We knew there would be some cultural barriers, but we were eager to embrace it all.

Skip The Jewelry This Valentine’s Day And Go On An Adventure

This Valentines Day skip the jewelry and go on an adventure. I just adore Valentines Day because it is a time for you to spend with the one that you love. Nothing says “I Love You” like traveling to a new destination. Thanks, to  Reservations.com, you can find the perfect spot to share a romantic getaway with your Valentine.