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Santa Monica

Santa Monica named “Most Expensive Destination in California”

SANTA MONICA (CNS) – When it comes to the cost of tourist lodging, Santa Monica is California’s most expensive destination, according to a survey released today. The survey released by CheapHotels.org compared this summer’s hotel […]

06/17/2014

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LA council approves Hollywood towers project

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A controversial project that would change the Hollywood skyline by constructing two high-rises has been approved by the Los Angeles City Council. The so-called Millennium Hollywood project envisions two towers of […]

07/24/2013

Loggerhead sea turtle

Five green sea turtles gain freedom on Big Island

KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii (AP) – Five turtles waded into the ocean after gaining their freedom at the Big Island’s Mauna Lani Resort on Independence Day. The hotel released the green sea turtles as part of an […]

07/05/2013

Maggie and Michael sound bite

Garment factory collapse spurs ethical shoppers

The 19-year-old seamstress who survived for 17 days in the rubble of a collapsed garment factory in Bangladesh will not be going back to factory work. She’s been given a new job at an international […]

06/08/2013

Maggie and Michael sound bite

Cadillac: Not just for geezers anymore

When you think Cadillac, do you think grandparents car or hot, young, hip vehicle? In 2011, the average age of a Cadillac buyer was 57,  compared to an industry average car buyer of 51. So […]

06/08/2013

The Arc de Triomphe in Paris. (AP Photo)

Bomb scare: Paris police evacuate Arc de Triomphe

PARIS (AP) — Paris police say tourists have been evacuated from the Arc de Triomphe while authorities check the famed monument for a possible bomb.

04/29/2013

Bob Diener

Bob Diener on Business Rockstars

Today on Business Rockstars, Ken Rutkowski talks with the founder of Hotels.com, Bob Diener. A pioneer in the online travel industry, he has recently started a new online travel website, http://www.getaroom.com, with his Hotels.com partner David Litman.

04/10/2013

The Cecil Hotel lobby (Photo credit: Cecil Hotel)

Former guests sue LA hotel where body was found

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two former guests of the downtown Los Angeles hotel where the body of a 21-year-old Canadian tourist was found in a water tank have sued the hotel.

02/27/2013

Mitt Romney

Mitt Romney rejoins Marriott board

NEW YORK (AP) – Former presidential candidate and Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney is getting a new job title: member of Marriott International’s board of directors.

He’s held the post with the hotel chain twice before.

12/03/2012

Friend describes deadly beauty surgery

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – A Philadelphia woman known as “the Black Madam” performed deadly cosmetic surgery on a London dancer in an airport hotel room, then used Crazy Glue to close the wounds and fled when […]

10/10/2012

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