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Hotel and Accommodation Industry

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  • SERIOUSLY SIMPLE: Red Velvet Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

    Recently, I visited the famous Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City. I was in town for the James Beard Awards, often referred to as "the Oscars of food and wine," and I wanted to visit the hotel's roof garden and beehives, where vegetables and honey are...
  • The West: 5 best summer hotel deals for less than $250

    The West: 5 best summer hotel deals for less than $250
    Expect to pay a little more for your hotel room this summer. That's the word from Hotwire, which notes that room rates on the company's website are running about 7% higher than last year. But summer also can mean savings, especially if you don't mind...
  • King of hotel-keepers put name to luxury

     King of hotel-keepers put name to luxury
    Cesar Ritz was a Victorian era hotelier who did much more than open luxury hotels, many of which bore his name. His modern ideas about accommodations, including an insistence on the finest cuisine, so captured the world's imagination that the word "ritzy"...
  • Ocean City: What's new at the beach

    Ocean City: What's new at the beach
    One of the best things about Ocean City is that some things never change. Families visit the same restaurants, year after year. Kids experience the same rides their parents rode when they were kids. The wild horses of Assateague stay wild and the gorgeous...
  • Plan would replace Motor Inn with apartments

    Plan would replace Motor Inn with apartments
    The Costa Mesa City Council on Tuesday is expected to hear a proposal that would begin the process of replacing one of the city's so-called problem motels with new apartments. The request would effectively demolish the Costa Mesa Motor Inn, 2277...
  • Commentary: End the assault on low-income motel tenants

    Saturday's front page story, "Proposal: apartments in place of Motor Inn," reporting that the owner of the Costa Mesa Motor Inn wants to replace its motel rooms with luxury apartments is an ominous sign of things to come, but not surprising. In the past...
  • Festival Williamsburg offers a variety of musical experiences in the coming week

    Festival Williamsburg offers a variety of musical experiences in the coming week
    Each spring, the Virginia Arts Festival offers dozens of performances throughout Hampton Roads. For several days during that period, the spotlight falls on Williamsburg. Festival Williamsburg, a festival within a festival, will take place Thursday May...
  • Thinner seats in back leave more room for high-paying fliers up front

    Thinner seats in back leave more room for high-paying fliers up front
    If you fly in the economy section, it may seem lately that you're sharing the cabin with more passengers than ever. In fact, a new analysis suggests that some airlines are carrying slightly fewer passengers per plane, but it may seem crowded because...
  • Seniors on the Go: Summer travel, hotwire version

    Seniors on the Go: Summer travel, hotwire version
    This summer, you can look for hotel rates in the U.S. to be up some 7 percent over last year, airfares to be up only 2 percent, and car rental rates to be down 8 percent, if you buy now. That's the current finding from Hotwire, the big online agency...
  • Don't listen to Russell Crowe: Boycott the Beverly Hills Hotel

    Don't listen to Russell Crowe: Boycott the Beverly Hills Hotel
    Over the weekend, actor Russell Crowe became the biggest (and perhaps only) name in Hollywood to reject the international boycott against the Beverly Hills Hotel and other properties owned by the sultan of Brunei, who recently announced plans to enact...
  • Hotel with exclusive indoor water park is rising near Disneyland

    A big hotel with its own indoor water park is being built near Disneyland as a growing Wisconsin resort operator brings a new tourist attraction to Southern California. Construction officially started Wednesday on a $300-million woodsy-themed inn and...