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Hotel and Accommodation Industry

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  • L.A. activists plan $15-minimum-wage ballot measure

    A coalition of activists is pushing Los Angeles to follow in the footsteps of Seattle and boost its minimum wage across the city, drafting a ballot measure that would hike the hourly base to $15. California's minimum wage recently rose to $9 an hour and...
  • Go Away With ... Tom Ellis

    Go Away With ... Tom Ellis
    Born in Wales, Tom Ellis made a name for himself in the BBC soap opera "EastEnders." The actor, 35, now stars as Dr. William Rush in the USA Network's new medical drama, "Rush." He calls London home, but is currently based out of Vancouver shooting his...
  • Deceptions du jour for the summer

    Deceptions du jour for the summer
    Ten years ago, I compiled a list of some of the travel industry's false and misleading pricing techniques, using the metaphor of a man who observed various promotions as he walked along a city street. First, he saw an appliance dealer featuring a "side-...
  • Commentary: Motels should clean up their acts or leave town

    Costa Mesa is paying the price of poorly run businesses that have become crime centers. The so-called problem motels hurt their neighbors, both business and residential, and are costly to all of the city's residents. They decrease property values, raise...
  • $500,000 in TIF funds recommended for former hotel site

    $500,000 in TIF funds recommended for former hotel site
    With questions over potential tenants answered, two of three members of Elmhurst's Finance Committee agreed Monday to recommend approval of up to $500,000 in tax increment financing funds for the developer of the former Waverton Hotel site. The project,...
  • London West Hollywood hotel adding posh suites to unoccupied top floor

     London West Hollywood hotel adding posh suites to unoccupied top floor
    The lofty ninth "ghost" floor of the London West Hollywood will soon be occupied for the first time since the posh hotel was completed in 1984. Workers are constructing swanky suites that will rent for as much as $1,299 a night on the top floor, which...
  • 8 Miami Swim Week fashion events open to the public

    8 Miami Swim Week fashion events open to the public
    No personal invitation = no getting past the velvet ropes. That’s the way it is with much of Miami Swim Week, a marathon of fashion shows centered on swimsuits rolling into Miami Beach again this week, with thousands of manufacturers, buyers,...
  • Allentown lures first big convention booking

    Signaling confidence in Allentown's ongoing renaissance, the Pennsylvania Municipal League plans to hold its annual convention in Allentown next year — the first time in 25 years the event will be held in the city. The three-day convention, held...
  • Planners penalize Motor Inn for health and safety violations

    Planners penalize Motor Inn for health and safety violations
    Following a nearly two-hour hearing during which dozens of photographs documenting health and safety violations were presented, the Planning Commission amended the Costa Mesa Motor Inn's operating permit Monday night. The unanimous decision declared the...
  • Hotel guests are happier, but very particular about cleanliness

      Hear that thunderous applause? As Pharrell Williams would say/sing, “Clap along if you know what happiness is to you.” If you’re a traveler, happiness apparently is a hotel, judging by a J.D. Power report released Wednesday. The...
  • A new meaning for B&B

    A new meaning for B&B
    Any craft-beer devotee will tell you the hardest thing about visiting a craft brewery is getting up to leave. Delaware's Dogfish Head Craft Brewery is encouraging more people to stay by going beyond the welcome mat to the spare bedroom — or 16....