Film Sets As Vacation Rentals (PHOTOS)
2012-05-06 09:50:52 UTC
Want to rent Edward and Bella's honeymoon villa from "Twilight"? What about the insanely beautiful home Ari and Melissa Gold escaped to in the series finale of "Entourage"?
Home, apartment and condo rental site FlipKey.com has created a list of eight properties around the world featured in mov...
Virginia Is For Wine Lovers
2012-05-05 11:32:48 UTC
While "Virginia is For Lovers" has been the widely recognized ad slogan for 43 years, Virginia is also now fast becoming the destination for wine lovers. After the top American wine producing regions of California, Washington, Oregon and New York, Virginia is next on that list, with more than 200...
Tryp, New Wyndham Hotel Brand, Debuts In New York City (PHOTOS)
2012-05-04 09:42:40 UTC
Frank Sinatra's anthem seems to be the mantra of the new hotel brand that recently opened a 173-room flagship in Midtown Manhattan: "If you can make it here, you can make it anywhere."
The Tryp Times Square South is the first U.S. outpost for the boutique brand better known in Spain, Germany a...
Dubai spends $250M to get full control of Atlantis
2012-04-28 23:45:57 UTC
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Dubai says it now has full control of the Atlantis resort hotel perched atop its palm-shaped island.
State-run investment firm Istithmar World said late Friday it paid $250 million to buy out financially troubled business partner Kerzner International Holding...
A Perfect Day in Palm Beach
2012-04-28 18:18:23 UTC
Put on your brightest Lilly Pulitzer and pay a visit to Florida’s fabled Gold Coast. Nancy Noonan, the owner of Nancy’s Vintage Warehouse in West Palm Beach (a terrific source for vintage Lilly), offers up her favorite finds in this sun-kissed slice of the tropics.
- Start your day on Royal Po...
Lagerfeld redesigns a Monte Carlo landmark
2012-04-27 20:38:50 UTC
Karl Lagerfeld is giving the Hotel Métropole Monte-Carlo a whole new look. The five-star hotel has invited the designer to make over its Belle-Epoque exterior - the pool, the terrace and the gardens - and give it something of a theatrical touch for the summer season.
The makeover will include ...
Obama Under Fire For Blending Official Travel And Campaign Trips
2012-04-27 20:18:53 UTC
WASHINGTON -- In early June 2004, the political world litigated the fairness of an incumbent president using taxpayer funds to conduct what was ostensibly campaign travel.
At that point in time, President George W. Bush had logged some 68,000 miles aboard Air Force One so far that year. The tr...
Park Hyatt hotel opens in Hyderabad, expanding Hyatt Portfolio in India
2012-04-27 20:09:14 UTC
Hyatt Hotels Corporation announced the opening of Park Hyatt Hyderabad, the first city Park Hyatt hotel in India. This contemporary and elegant hotel with 185 guestrooms and 24 suites offers business travelers and local guests a sophisticated ambience in the heart of the upscale Banjara Hills nei...
5 Tips For Renting A Villa In Italy
2012-04-27 19:58:55 UTC
Inspired by tales of expats on Italy's Grand Tour during the the 18th and 19th centuries to the modern dream-come-true of Frances Mayes renovating and living in a Tuscan villa, many travelers yearn for the experience of renting a villa in Italy.
Renting a villa in Italy allows us to live like ...
A Tour Of The World's Most Opulent Villas (PHOTOS)
2012-04-27 11:40:11 UTC
What kind of holiday rental home costs $10,000 a day? Perhaps one set on a private Caribbean beach and kitted out with a personal fleet of boats and Wave Runners? An Alpine chalet, with postcard-perfect views of the Matterhorn from every window? Or maybe a personal spa, with a lap pool, hiking tr...
8 Ultra-Inclusive Resorts For The 1 Percent (PHOTOS)
2012-04-26 18:55:31 UTC
There are luxury resorts (Four Seasons, Aman and their ilk), and then there are the ultra-luxury ones. What's the difference?
The ultras are even more exclusive, pride themselves on highly individualized service and are seldom larger than 20 to 40 rooms.They're usually situated on ac...
American makes its case against union contracts
2012-04-23 19:05:33 UTC
NEW YORK (AP) — American Airlines argued before a federal bankruptcy judge Monday that its union contracts need to be changed to make the company financially stable.
The airline lost more than $10 billion in the decade leading up to its declaration of bankruptcy in November. During that same p...
British PM, Suu Kyi back suspension of Myanmar sanctions
2012-04-13 17:05:54 UTC
YANGON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister David Cameron and Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi gave powerful backing on Friday for suspending sanctions on the country, a stark shift in stance and a boon for a pariah state eager to come in from the cold.
Cameron, the first Western leade...
Creator of Porsche 911 sports car dies aged 76
2012-04-08 06:56:44 UTC
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Ferdinand Alexander Porsche, the creator of Porsche's 911 sports car, has died at age 76, Porsche said on Thursday.
A grandson of Ferdinand Porsche, who founded the Stuttgart-based sports car maker and developed the Volkswagen Beetle under a contract with the Nazis in the...
Stunning Images of Ramadan From Around the Globe
2020-04-30 19:44:18 UTC
<p>Ramadan is usually a time of togetherness, with Muslims filling mosques for hours of prayer and sharing large, lavish meals with friends and neighbors after days of dawn-to-dusk fasting.</p><p>But as Associated Press images show, the coronavirus has forced Muslims around the world — from...
Choose The Best Loan For Your Business
2020-12-05 23:49:52 UTC
To help you find the right business loan, we researched and analyzed dozens of options. Here is a roundup of our 2021 best picks, followed by an explanation of how we chose them.
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Icelandic airliner announced $55 flights from U.S. to Europe
2017-06-03 21:28:02 UTC
<blockquote><h2>'Up in the Air'</h2><h3>WOW Air is launching $55 flights from the U.S. to Europe.</h3>
The Icelandic airliner announced it will offer flights between <strong><i>San Francisco</strong></i> and <strong><i>Los Angeles</strong></i> to <strong><i>Amsterdam, Copenhagen, Dublin, Londo...
Romney criticizes Biden on consulate attack
2012-10-13 04:17:53 UTC
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Broadening his attack on administration foreign policy, Mitt Romney accused Vice President Joe Biden on Friday of "doubling down on denial" in a dispute over security at a diplomatic post in Libya that was overrun by terrorists who killed the U.S. ambassador and three other A...
Get the latest Fifa world men's ranking - September 2021
2021-10-10 03:05:36 UTC
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