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Big Food And Hotel Giants Trying To Peddle Plastic ‘Authenticity’

These apparently hip, alternative outlets are the fake-independent arms of huge corporations, vying for a hot niche of consumers in search of authenticity.

June 10, 2015

Marriott’s Shameful Hotel Tipping Scam

Instead of gratitude, how about giving your workers a living wage?

October 8, 2014

Best Hotel Alternatives

Temporary lodging for travelers has been changing in the U.S. since before we became a nation. But in just the last century, with the rise of automobile and then air travel, overnight accommodations have become a huge corporate enterprise. Hotel empires with names like Hilton, Marriott, Holiday Inn, Motel 6, Best Western, and Ritz-Carlton have […]

September 12, 2014

Brunei Denies Plans To Purchase New York Hotels

London (AFP) — The sultan of Brunei denied on Tuesday media reports that he was mulling the purchase of three landmark hotels including New York’s Plaza. The reports had sparked a protest by the U.S. gay lobby group, Human Rights Campaign, as Brunei plans to implement tough punishments for same-sex acts. “Neither His Majesty, the […]

August 19, 2014

Odd And Unusual Hotels Around The United States

Part of great travel is doing things differently than you do at home. So next time try leaving the chain hotel behind and check into something kind of odd.  Travel & Leisure has a roundup of the World’s Most Unusual Hotels. Most are outside the U.S., but Boston’s Liberty Hotel, Louisville’s 21c Museum Hotel, and […]

August 18, 2014