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Hotel and Accommodation Industry

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  • Mother tried to help daughter before Bali slaying

    Mother tried to help daughter before Bali slaying
    Sheila von Wiese-Mack spent the final years of her life trying to repair her tumultuous relationship with her only child. She sought help from everyone she encountered in Oak Park — teachers, therapists, doctors, attorneys, neighbors, even the...
  • Mad about Madrid: A 24-hour guide to Spain's capital in a land of fiestas and siestas

    Mad about Madrid: A 24-hour guide to Spain's capital in a land of fiestas and siestas
    The clink of a cafe con leche against a china saucer, the clatter of horse hooves on cobblestones, the laughter of tartan-clad children sent to retrieve a baguette from the ambulant baker: These are the telltale sounds of Madrid rising to greet another...
  • One-of-a-kind oboe belonging to BSO musician stolen

    One-of-a-kind oboe belonging to BSO musician stolen
    A one-of-a-kind oboe belonging to a musician with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra was reportedly stolen outside a Montreal hotel Tuesday morning. With the BSO season starting in less than a month, she’s anxious to get it back. “We all are...
  • Outside Opinion: Keep hotels affordable, former SRO resident urges

    Outside Opinion: Keep hotels affordable, former SRO resident urges
    The Chicago City Council last month put a temporary moratorium on tearing down single-room-occupancy hotels or converting them to other uses. Some aldermen plan to propose a law that would preserve the supply of very-low-rent housing. Here is one of two...
  • Chicago is a hotbed for billionaires, firms report

    Chicago is a hotbed for billionaires, firms report
    More billionaires are born in Chicago than in any other U.S. city apart from New York, according to reports from two firms that investigate wealth. In fact, one in every 200 billionaires in the world is born in Chicago, according to wealth research firms...
  • Scrambled eggs, Turkish style

     Scrambled eggs, Turkish style
    It must have been the Turks who discovered that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. On a recent visit to Turkey, I reveled in the morning repast. At every hotel and inn we enjoyed a feast of delicious offerings. The breads alone took my...
  • Aloft Hotels to introduce new robotic butler

    Aloft Hotels to introduce new robotic butler
    It's said to have the work ethic of Wall-E, the humor of Rosie from "The Jetsons" and the style of R2D2. It's name is A.L.O. and it will be making its official debut at Aloft Cupertino, owned by Starwood Hotels and Resorts, on Aug. 20 as the hotel's...
  • Road-tripping in a Porsche and a Ferrari with hotel's driving offer

    Road-tripping in a Porsche and a Ferrari with hotel's driving offer
    What would it take to put you behind the wheel of a Ferrari 458 Italia? It would cost $999 plus the price of a room if you stay at one of six Waldorf Astoria hotels (including one in Palm Springs) this fall. The hotel chain offers guests the opportunity...
  • Santa Barbara: Budget hostel (you heard right) opens in the Funk Zone

    Santa Barbara: Budget hostel (you heard right) opens in the Funk Zone
    Santa Barbara really doesn't do cheap when it comes to hotel rooms, but a newly built hostel in the city's Funk Zone is out to change that. The Wayfarer at 12 E. Montecito St. is a new building with 31 rooms, some dorm-style with four or five beds. It's...
  • New publicly traded REIT to have Orlando HQ

    New publicly traded REIT to have Orlando HQ
    A new publicly traded company, Xenia Hotels & Resorts, may be headquartered in Orlando. The company was formerly known as Inland American Lodging, which owns the Grand Bohemian Hotel in downtown Orlando. It’s parent company, Inland American Real...
  • Historic Pasadena hotel gets $60-million makeover

    Historic Pasadena hotel gets $60-million makeover
    A historic hotel in downtown Pasadena that served as sedate senior housing for decades is about to make a splashy comeback. The $60-million makeover of Hotel Constance reflects Pasadena's rising profile as an international travel destination. As part of...