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Top airports and airlines for tech travelers

In a first-ever ranking of how well domestic airports and airlines cater to mobile, connected travelers, PCWorldcanvassed 3,300 gates at the 40 busiest U.S. airports and rated major carriers on their efforts in the terminals, in the air and online. The winners: Dallas/Fort Worth and Delta (which, along with eBay, is offering passengers 30 minutes […]

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T Magazine: Great Escape | Miami Heat

The Location: Miami The Girl: The Shoplooks.com creator Danielle Kosann What to Wear: Palm tree flats by Charlotte Olympia, birds of paradise top from Givenchy and head-to-toe tropical flower prints by Marc by Marc Jacobs and Suno are right at home here. For swimming, Michael Kors’s electric yellow bikini is a must. What to See: […]

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Atlantic City forum considers ideas for exhibiting city’s past in proposed museum

ATLANTIC CITY —  Visitors to the resort will be able to travel back to Atlantic City’s glory days and experience the sites and sounds of Club Harlem or witness a diving horse plunge into a pool of water if plans for a new museum in the city come to fruition. The public heard for the […]

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Omni Hotels to take over Hilton Head resort

Omni Hotels next year will take over the Four-Diamond-rated Hilton Oceanfront Resort Hilton Head Island, Omni will announce today. The switch will take place on Feb. 1, 2012. Travelers will be able to book rooms at the soon-to-be-named Omni Hilton Head Oceanfront Resort starting on that date on omnihotels.com. Expect nightly rates to run about […]

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AA bankruptcy reveals posh London townhome

As American Airlines parent company AMR works its way through bankruptcy reorganization, the company’s assets are being scrutinized as it tries to come up with a reorganization plan. Reuters reports one unlikely AMR-owned asset to be revealed so far is a townhouse in one of London’s toniest neighborhoods. Experts tell the news agency the property […]

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In Transit Blog: British Cities Suggest Themed Trips

Britain’s Heritage Cities Eastgate Clock and Grosvenor Hotel in Chester. With the multitudes flocking to London next year for the Olympic Games, some of Britain’s other offerings may get overlooked. The British Heritage Cities Web site provides a reminder in the form of eight new themed itineraries to Bath, Carlisle, Chester, Oxford, Stratford and York. […]

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Credit card travel insurance AOK: Choice

CHOICE compared 59 credit cards for the study. Picture: Supplied. TRAVEL insurance that comes with credit cards is just as good as stand-alone policies, but the paperwork is too long and complex, a new CHOICE study has found. The consumer advocacy group compared 59 credit cards from 17 institutions that offer complimentary international travel insurance […]

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Mirassou® Winery Announces "Bright Ideas" National Grant Recipient

MODESTO, Calif., Dec. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — Mirassou Winery congratulates Jenna Berneck of Chicago, IL, the recipient of the Bright Ideas National Grant of $5,000. The National Grant is in addition to the $3,000 that Jenna was awarded in November as a Bright Ideas grant program finalist. “It is such an honor to […]

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Luxury ship rescues elite rowers in Atlantic

Two elite rowers competing this week in a race across the Atlantic are now on a luxury cruise, thanks to a giant wave that sank their 26-foot-long rowboat. The U.K.’s Guardian reports that British rower Tom Fancett and his Dutch-Russian teammate, Tom Sauer, both 23, were rescued early today by the 1,080-passenger Crystal Serenity — one […]

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Marriott International CEO Bill Marriott to step down

BETHESDA, MD. – This morning, Marriott International CEO and hotel industry icon Bill Marriott told employees packed into Marriott’s headquarters lobby that he’s ready to give up the title he’s held for 40 of his 60 years with the company. During the last six decades, Marriott helped transform what his father had started as a […]

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