While the likes of Expedia and TripAdvisor offer a wealth of bookable tours and destination guides, these choices are often dominated by the famous tourist sights and attractions in major global cities. In reality, what a lot travelers really want are the insider tips and unique tours that aren’t so easy to find. They want to know about the hip neighborhood cafes, the latest pop-up food festivals, the secret film screenings, and the intimate sightseeing tours that let them escape the crowds. Not only can hotels offer this more authentic guide to their destination, they can also provide the kind of locally-led tours that travelers crave. With that in mind, here are five hotels doing a great job showcasing local tours, trips and activities. Get the full story at Travel Tripper