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D.C. hotels prep for presidential inauguration

This is the first of a series of stories leading up to the January 2013 presidential inauguration, Washington D.C.’s equivalent of the Super Bowl. WASHINGTON – Regardless of the outcome of Super Tuesday or even Nov. 4, one thing is crystal clear: Washington D.C.’s top hotels are getting serious about preparing for the 2013 presidential […]

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Rush Limbaugh: Missouri tourist attraction?

What do conservative radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh and sultry singer and dancer Josephine Baker have in common? The former is set to join the latter in Jefferson City’s Hall of Famous Missourians. The Cape Girardeau, Mo. native may be losing advertisers for his denigrating remarks about a Washington, D.C. law student, but a […]

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T Magazine: Case Study

Backyard Bill Dror Benshetrit, the sought-after designer behind Dror, is no stranger to travel. He is constantly touring cities like Istanbul, Paris, New Delhi and Tokyo to show off his innovative building systems, like QuaDror, a ‘‘space-truss geometry’’ sleek enough to be confused with art and strong enough to apply to table trestles, houses and […]

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Fenway Park wins Historic Places registry listing

The Associated Press Post a Comment E-mail Print Larger Type Small Type BOSTON — The century-old home of the Boston Red Sox is being listed on the National Registry of Historic Places to help ensure decades of new thrills. Fenway Park has seen its share of heart-stopping wins and crushing defeats and played host to […]

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An Elvis cruise on the Mississippi river?

Forget Las Vegas. The place to be this coming December if you’re an Elvis fan is … aboard the American Queen. The much-beloved Mississippi River steamboat, which is relaunching for overnight trips this year after a three-year hiatus, will be hosting an Elvis cruise in December in partnership with Elvis Presley Enterprises, the boat’s operator […]

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Sexy Miami Beach hotel now taking reservations

The much-awaited SLS Hotel South Beach is now officially taking reservations for arrivals starting on June 14. TWITTER:  Follow Hotel Check-In’s BarbDeLollisALSO ONLINE:  Washington hotels have presidential ambitionsPHOTO GALLERY:  A tour of movie hotels The reopening of the Art Deco beachfront hotel – on the historic site of the former Ritz Plaza Hotel – marks […]

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Marriott hotel adds Einstein Bros. bagel shop

Marriott guests at the Crystal Gateway Marriott in Arlington, Va., now have a new breakfast option: Bagels. This hotel recently opened the first location of Einstein Bros. Bagel inside a Marriott lobby, and Einstein’s expects it won’t be the last. “Once we get that store open, then many other Marriott managers will have something to […]

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In Transit Blog: Followers of a TV Host Can Follow His Footsteps

Fans of the travel show host and writer Anthony Bourdain can now follow in his footsteps using a new application for iPad, iPhone and iTouch. The Travel Channel Layover Guide With Anthony Bourdain, being introduced this month, features his picks for restaurants, bars and attractions in the 10 cities he covered in the first season […]

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Willis Chief on Non-Traditional Risks Facing Airlines

HONG KONG–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Air travel in Asia Pacific is set to significantly surpass that of North America and Europe in the next five years, increasing the exposure of airlines operating in the region to potentially game-changing risks such as reputational risk, said Joe Plumeri, Chairman and CEO of global insurance broker Willis Group Holdings (NYSE: WSH) […]

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Ideas for Asia’s travel innovators… from the West

March 8, 2012 by Guest Contributor   A wave of innovation is sweeping through the online travel industry. While the traditional travel companies are falling over themselves to produce their first mobile site, or their very own iPhone app, elsewhere, online innovators are looking to make changes to travel fundamentals, from better ways to discover […]

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