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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Marriott Signs Content Deals with YouTube, Snapchat Stars, 'Ghost Whisperer' Producers Through New Studio (EXCLUSIVE)

    Marriott International has added YouTuber Jack Harries, Snapchat star Casey Neistat, and the producers of "Ghost Whisperer," Ian Sander and Kim Moses, to its roster of content creators that will provide the hotel operator with entertainment it can use...
  • 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....