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Only in Vegas: Crotchless panties from room service

Hard Rock Hotel Casino Las Vegas Rabbit-fur handcuffs are among the items on the 24-hour erotic room-service menu at the Hard Rock Hotel Casino Las Vegas. Each pair costs $36, plus 10% gratuity.

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Homegrown Fashion in Central Berlin

Berliners love to complain about the transformation of Mitte, the central district in the city’s former East. Once a post-Wall petri dish for Berlin’s creative innovators, the area has gradually gone commercial, welcoming international chains, four-star hotels and, on sunny days, seemingly half the under-40 population of Western Europe. Yet there’s still no place in […]

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A dive bar road trip through the Florida Keys

By Barbara Marshall Post a Comment E-mail Print Larger Type Small Type A drink in an open air bar at sunset is one of the reasons we go to the Keys. Throw in some salty history, fried bar snacks and locals with yarns to tell (with a garnish of live music) and you’ve got a […]

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Cincinnati area to get new Marriott Courtyard

Construction is expected to begin soon on a new Courtyard by Marriott hotel at Cincinnati’s Rockwood Exchange mixed-use development in Norwood, Ohio, according to the Business Courier, which covers the greater Cincinnati area. Financing for construction of the hotel has not yet been completed, the article says. But if the developer closes on a loan […]

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Deadline on hotel pools to be ADA-compliant extended

UPDATE, March 15, 6:13 pm: The U.S. Justice Department will grant the hotel industry at least a 60-day extension for complying with a new rule aimed at making existing hotel pools compliant with the 22-year-old Americans With Disabilities Act. It’s a decision that the hotel industry lobbied hard for at the 11th hour, as a […]

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Explorer: To Be a Hotel and Gay in New York

Welcome to the Out NYC, whose owners have called it both the first gay hotel in New York and a “straight-friendly urban resort.” Located in way west Clinton between 10th and 11th Avenues, the three-story, 70,000-square-foot hotel, the brainchild of Ian Simpson Reisner, a managing partner of Parkview Developers, has 105 rooms. The XL nightclub […]

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NM Tourism ad seeks "light-skinned" Hispanics

The Associated Press Post a Comment E-mail Print Larger Type Small Type SANTA FE, N.M. — New Mexico’s new tourism ad isn’t done yet, but it’s already creating quite a buzz. First, the Tourism Department touched some local nerves by hiring a Texas firm to produce its new branding campaign. That firm chose a California […]

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Princess Cruises adds Europe itineraries

Princess Cruises will send seven ships to Europe in 2013, the same number as this year. The deployment, announced late Thursday, will feature 60 distinct itineraries around the continent, up from 57 in 2012 and 42 in 2011. The vessels will stop at 135 different ports. Princess’ growth in Europe has leveled out in recent […]

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New York gets first gay-focused hotel

In yet another example of how the hotel industry is going after niche markets and yet another sign of New York’s continuing hotel boom, Reuters, London’s Guardian and other media outlets today tell us about OUT NYC – said to be the first hotel in Manhattan designed to cater to New York’s millions of gay […]

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CEO: AA would consider a merger, but not now

American Airlines parent AMR is open to the idea of merging American with another airline. But not right now. That’s according to the Chicago Tribune, which hosted AMR CEO Tom Horton for a sit-down interview with its editorial board Thursday. FULL STORY:  American CEO: Airline open to merger, but not yetPHOTO GALLERY:  The fleet and […]

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