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Greyhound to Baldwin: Maybe you should try the bus

“Dear Mr. Baldwin, as president and CEO of Greyhound, I was disheartened to hear about the comments you made regarding our company. Now I’m the first to admit that Greyhound has had some challenges in the past, so I understand that you probably were basing your comments on that alone. But we’ve made so many […]

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Q&A: Lindsey Vonn on the Cold and the Cool

Q. Do you have a favorite ski day in the United States? A. My all-time favorite ski day was definitely filming for a Warren Miller ski video on an amazing powder day in Vail last April. It was a bluebird day, and Vail got a lot of snow overnight. Since I am always traveling for […]

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Friday Travel Ticker: Check out the latest snow park

By Chris Erskine Los Angeles Times Staff Writer December 9, 2011, 5:00 a.m.

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Cruiser who killed wife on ship gets life

This item was written by Johanna Jainchill, who covers the travel industry for Travel Weekly. Jainchill is serving as Guest Editor of The Cruise Log while USA TODAY Cruise Editor Gene Sloan is away. A California man charged with murdering his wife on a Carnival cruise ship in 2009 was sentenced to life in prison […]

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London hotel lures women with ‘Duchess’ perks

Glossy lifestyle magazines. Flowers. Extra hair styling accessories. Will these amenities be a way to a female traveler’s heart – and wallet? The general manager of Dukes London, part of Leading Hotels of the World and located near some of the city’s famously private gentlemen’s clubs, thinks they might. And this GM should know since […]

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Ask Alec Baldwin: Ignore flight attendants at your peril

Airlines can pursue civil fines against unruly passengers through the Federal Aviation Administration or, in the most egregious cases, even criminal charges. “I think the lesson here is you’ve got to listen to the flight attendants,” says Michael Krzak, a partner who practices aviation law at Clifford Law Offices in Chicago. Baldwin was removed from […]

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Canyons Ski Resort, Park City, Utah

Then we went to the Canyons, the neglected cousin of two nearby skier favorites, Deer Valley and Park City Mountain Resort. The bounty of glades was impressive, but as soon as we got hungry, the mountain’s faults really became apparent. The fact that it was next to impossible to find a place to grab a […]

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Cruise News: Infinity’s makeover, Princess Cruises lets it snow

By Gerry Barker Palm Beach Post Staff Writer Post a Comment E-mail Print Larger Type Small Type Infinity gets a makeover: Celebrity unveiled the “Solsticized” Infinity on Saturday at Port Everglades, part of a $140-million renovation of their Mellennium-class ships. More staterooms, specialty dining options and new carpet and colors for the public areas are […]

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Cunard’s Queen Mary 2 gets a major makeover

This item was written by Johanna Jainchill, who covers the travel industry for Travel Weekly. Jainchill is serving as Guest Editor of The Cruise Log while USA TODAY Cruise Editor Gene Sloan is away. The Queen Mary 2 has returned to service after a two-week refurbishment that touched every cabin and many of the 8-year-old […]

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Help Hilton’s Doubletree pick pillow position

SILVER SPRING, MD. – Let’s skip the debate about decorative bed pillows, and just move on to what might just be a more heated one: pillow placement. I’d never pondered the pillow placement question before yesterday afternoon, when I toured a dated Hilton hotel that’s in the process of being transformed into an inviting, contemporary […]

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