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  • 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...
  • Pennsylvania gambling down, but Sands still leads

    Pennsylvania gambling down, but Sands still leads
    One look at the latest Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board annual report gives a clear picture why officials like to point to the Sands in Bethlehem as the poster casino for why the state got into the gambling business. Its 2,232 employees are the most of...
  • Marriott's 'Envelope Please' plan asks travelers to tip housekeepers

    The most recent Marriott hotel room amenity has turned out to be a surprisingly controversial one. It's an envelope — empty and ready to hold that tip for your housekeeper. Marriott has partnered with Maria Shriver's A Woman's Nation...
  • 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...
  • Get greater vacation value with wilderness getaways

    Get greater vacation value with wilderness getaways
    When it comes to affordable getaway options, wilderness retreats have a great deal to offer. With plenty of free and cost-effective activities built into the experience, there are lots of things to love about the impact these types of trips have on your...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Porto: Portugal without the tourists

    Porto: Portugal without the tourists
    Porto ages happily on the Douro River, along with most of the world's port wine, near where the river meets the Atlantic. Porto comes with a steady sea breeze and a seagull soundtrack. Discount airlines like Ryanair now fly straight to the city, putting...
  • Black Friday-Cyber Monday: 10 hotel deals worth checking out

    Black Friday-Cyber Monday: 10 hotel deals worth checking out
    If you go into travel-planning mode as soon as Thanksgiving dinner is over, knock yourself out with these 10 hotel deals coming up over Black Friday and Cyber Monday. No need to leave the house to book a $99 room at the Hard Rock Hotel San Diego or a...