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  • "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...
  • Seniors on the Go: Make your complaint work for you

    Seniors on the Go: Make your complaint work for you
    Overcharged? Misinformed? Didn't get what you paid for? Travelers with a gripe against an airline, hotel, online travel agency, credit card issuer, or some other travel seller often copy me on their complaints. And I never cease to be surprised at how...
  • War rooms: Europe's military museums

    War rooms: Europe's military museums
    In honor of Veterans Day, I've been thinking back to my recent stay in the Rhineland. A monument below my hotel window remembering Germany's war dead still had an unused panel. My hunch is that it'll never be used. Germany, mighty today without the help...
  • 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,...
  • Seniors on the Go: Hotel customer service: Who's best?

    Seniors on the Go: Hotel customer service: Who's best?
    The hotel chain with the highest ratings for customer satisfaction is Park Hyatt, with a 94 percent "positive" rating. That's according to a report published by Medallia, a prominent customer experience specialist, covering the second quarter of this...
  • Taking the kids to Orlando for the first time

    Taking the kids to Orlando for the first time
    Talk about the potential for stress. The Bennetts raced around Walt Disney World with 11 people, including kids who ranged in age from 5 to 18, while one teen was sick in bed at the hotel. But Theresa Bennett and her extended family were all smiles --...
  • Harbor Beach Marriott Resort celebrates 30 years

    Harbor Beach Marriott Resort celebrates 30 years
    The Fort Lauderdale Marriott Harbor Beach Resort & Spa in Fort Lauderdale is celebrating its 30th anniversary this month by throwing a party to thank its 650 employees. When the 650-room beachfront resort opened on Oct. 22, 1984, it was the newest hotel...
  • Insurance Commissioner, Other State Employees, Hop The Globe

    Insurance Commissioner, Other State Employees, Hop The Globe
    Of the 20 work days in June 2013 the state's commissioner of insurance spent 17 away from his desk — far away. Thomas B. Leonardi's schedule that month included trips to Washington, D.C., Rome, Zurich and Seoul. That month's globe-hopping...
  • Universal unveils military discount

    Universal unveils military discount
    Universal Orlando Resort has announced new discounts exclusively for active duty and retired members of the military. They can get two free days at Universal parks with the purchase of a one-day, park-to-park ticket.  Tickets are available until Nov. 30...
  • Huntington Beach officials unaware of elephant at wedding despite ban

    Huntington Beach officials unaware of elephant at wedding despite ban
    Huntington Beach officials say they were unaware that an elephant was brought into the city for use in a wedding ceremony, despite an ordinance banning performances by exotic animals. The large pachyderm was seen Oct. 18 on Twin Dolphin Drive during a...
  • Black Forest food superstars

    Black Forest food superstars
    Serious foodies would never stoop to scarfing down a schnitzel, but they might be tempted by a seven-day culinary adventure from Zicasso that focuses on Germany's Black Forest area. It promises five-course dinners every night at Michelin-star-studded...