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  • Pope Francis' visit to Philadelphia looks ever more likely

    Pope Francis' visit to Philadelphia looks ever more likely
    Only the most bright-eyed optimists are expecting a Philadelphia World Series or NBA Championship in 2015. But a visit from the pope? That seems to be a sure bet. On Friday, there was another in a series of indications that Pope Francis will be the...
  • The Colony Hotel in Palm Beach gets colorized

    The Colony Hotel in Palm Beach gets colorized
    PALM BEACH, Fla. - Facelifts are as common as blue skies in Palm Beach, so it was only a matter of time before the famed Colony Hotel had some work done. Taking the 67-year-old hotel from worn to wonderful, from staid to stunning was renowned interior...
  • Holiday fliers' wish list: dependable apps, seat near Renee Zellweger

    Holiday fliers' wish list: dependable apps, seat near Renee Zellweger
    What bugs us most about the holiday travel crush? A mobile app that won't work when checking on a flight's status. It ranks as the No. 1 travel frustration, even more annoying than dealing with the Transportation Security Administration, a survey says....
  • More hotels are going green, and not just to save water or money

    More hotels are going green, and not just to save water or money
    In the hotel industry, being green sometimes means ripping out the greenery. The Intercontinental Los Angeles Century City Hotel is removing draping ivy plants from the balconies of all 361 rooms, replacing them with drought-tolerant succulents. The...
  • L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti set to visit Asia on a trade mission

    Like the four mayors before him, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti will embark this weekend on a trade mission to China, South Korea and Japan, with an 80-member delegation of local officials and business leaders. The mayor says the goal of the 12-day...
  • Shanghai Disney Resort to feature hotels and shopping district

    Shanghai Disney Resort will open next year with two hotels, a theme park with six themed lands and a shopping and dining district known as Disneytown. Details of what is expected to be the second-largest Disney resort, behind Disney's massive resort...
  • Taking the Kids -- to Morgan's Rock for Thanksgiving

    Taking the Kids -- to Morgan's Rock for Thanksgiving
    Jake Rothstein, 8, and his sister Maddie, 5, were on a Thanksgiving vacation at a Nicaragua resort, but nonetheless went off to school without complaint. Their parents, Gordon Rothstein and his wife Jennifer Zagofsky, took the kids to a small school...
  • California legislators flying to Maui to meet with special interests

    California legislators flying to Maui to meet with special interests
    With the dust still settling from last week's election, two dozen state lawmakers are flying to luxury resorts in Hawaii for conferences subsidized and attended by interests that lobby the Legislature: oil companies, public employee unions, drug and...
  • The Grenadines: Safer sailing in numbers

     The Grenadines: Safer sailing in numbers
    As a 10-year veteran of sailing Chesapeake Bay and some other amazing waters around the globe, it's hard to name a favorite spot. But the Tobago Cays rank right up there. The Tobago Cays are an area with a 1,400-acre sand-bottom lagoon of crystal...
  • Black Friday and Cyber Monday works for travel deals too

    Black Friday and Cyber Monday works for travel deals too
    It's almost Thanksgiving, which means it's almost time for Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals. And, it's not just retail stores — mortar-and-brick or online — that have the deals. Various lodgings around the globe are serving up specials,...
  • "Non-disparagement" clauses: the latest fine print outrage

    "Non-disparagement" clauses: the latest fine print outrage
    If you posted a bad review of the Bates Motel on TripAdvisor because you found a dismembered corpse in the bathtub, wouldn't you be outraged to find a letter from a lawyer demanding that you either retract the review or pay $3500? That prospect arises out...