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Study: Airlines can profit from EU carbon tax

The report from Climate Advisers, a consulting group that helps companies deal with climate policies, and the Center for American Progress, a left-leaning think tank, coincides with a meeting in Moscow of officials from 26 countries to discuss opposition to the program, which began Jan. 1. Among the attendees are China and India, which have […]

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T Magazine: Now Sipping | Svenskt Tenn Tea Salon

Svenskt Tenn, Stockholm’s iconic design and interiors shop, closed the doors of its flagship boutique at 5 Strandvägen, which opened in 1927, for several months last year for a thorough renovation. Now, to celebrate its reopening — and just in time for Stockholm Design Week — the store kicks off an exhibition of the work […]

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Library of Congress looks at politics of dance

The Associated Press Post a Comment E-mail Print Larger Type Small Type WASHINGTON — Throughout much of the 20th century, choreographers created political dances that protested injustices, advocated reforms and showed diverse cultural expressions. A new exhibit at the Library of Congress in Washington is now exploring the politics of dance. In “Politics and the […]

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Haitian capital could welcome cruise

This item was written by Fran Golden, a cruise expert and Trip Coach for Budget Travel magazine. Golden is serving as Guest Editor of The Cruise Log while USA TODAY Cruise Editor Gene Sloan is away. Haiti’s Minister of the Interior, Thierry Mayard-Paul, is hoping for a cruise milestone, the first ship to call at […]

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Carlson CEO: Radisson Hotels’ new, edgy look

In Los Angeles last month during the Americas Investment Lodging Conference, USA TODAY assembled our first-ever hotel CEO roundtable with the CEOs of Marriott, InterContinental Hotels Group, Choice, Wyndham Hotels and Carlson. Because we couldn’t possibly squeeze everything from the hour-long conversation into print – despite the full-page of coverage in USA TODAY’s Money section […]

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Makeover Monday: Chicago, Miami, Louisville

Our sixth weekly Makeover Monday showcases multi-million-dollar hotel improvements in Chicago, Miami and Louisville, Ky. We’ll start this week’s feature in Louisville, where a 1970’s Hyatt’s getting a 21st Century redo. Then Hotel Check-In intern Julia Ryan will take us to Chicago and Miami for updates on a Swissotel and Hilton, respectively. Last week in […]

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T Magazine: Table Talk | Spago Turns 30

An illustrated view of Spago’s iconic patio. If there’s one thing the chef Wolfgang Puck and his first restaurant, Spago, can both boast, it’s experience. Puck’s storied institution of Californian cuisine, which turned 30 last month, still attracts fans old and new, and stacks up industry accolades. And Puck, after an impressive 49 years in […]

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Young Female Snowboarders most likely to suffer injuries on the slopes

Travel agency, cheap.co.uk has used its recent travel insurance claims data to compile the most common ski injuries and those most likely to get hurt whilst on the slopes. (PRWEB UK) 20 February 2012 Cheap.co.uk announces data in ski claims has shown young, female snowboarders are the most likely to suffer injuries on the ski […]

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Ky. fairgrounds seeking luxury hotel

The Associated Press Post a Comment E-mail Print Larger Type Small Type LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The Kentucky State Fair Board is seeking proposals for a luxury hotel that they say would lure more large conventions and trade shows to the area. Fair board President Harold Workman told The Courier-Journal that he believes the economy is […]

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Lindblad reports big boost in cruise bookings

This item was written by Fran Golden, a cruise expert and Trip Coach for Budget Travel magazine. Golden is serving as Guest Editor of The Cruise Log while USA TODAY Cruise Editor Gene Sloan is away. While big ship cruise lines have reported significant declines in bookings in the wake of the Costa Concordia disaster, […]

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