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  • Euros or dollars? The wrong choice will cost you

    Question: On trips to Italy and Spain last year, a hotel in each country asked me whether I would like my bill charged in dollars or euros. I had not been to Europe for a while, and I had never been asked this. I didn't know what to say, so I went one way...
  • How goes the Peninsula's tourism industry?

    How goes the Peninsula's tourism industry?
    Over the past summer, some Peninsula attractions reported spikes in attendance and multiple hotels reported being able to increase room rates despite the lingering effects of sequestration in the region. "I think we're starting to see it come back. I...
  • Retailers target singles with wine tastings, apartment furnishings

    NEW YORK — Whole Foods is holding wine tastings. Ikea is pitching apartment furniture to divorced dads. Applebee's turns into a nightclub after dinner. These companies are all targeting an increasingly coveted demographic: single Americans. More...
  • Bondi named in pay-to-look-away scandal

    Bondi named in pay-to-look-away scandal
    Attorneys general are supposed to be crusaders of justice: men and women who aren't afraid to step on toes, take on tough cases and make the bad guys pay. Lately, though, it's been looking like America's AGs are more interested in stepping on private...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...