Last week I went to a tech conference that was relatively swag heavy. There was a check-in gift at the hotel, a couple of T-shirts, a book, and a Fitbit. Not a bad haul. I kept nearly none of it, but I held on to a laptop sticker from one of my favorite companies—thanks Mailchimp!
Hot-headed Russell Crowe says his notorious phone-throwing incident wasn’t an example of a “Gladiator” mentality.
A couple weeks ago, The New Yorker published a lovely little essay about the eccentric rocker, Ariel Pink. The whole conversation takes place in an SUV bound from Pink's Williamsburg hotel to a show in Staten Island. Pink rehashes some recent social media controversies and some other thoughts on his own fame. Show More Summary
The 2014 edition of Alkaloid International Rapid Chess Tournament took place on 23rd November 2014 at Hotel Continental in Skopje, the capital and largest city of the Former Republic of Macedonia.The event was organized by Chess Club...Show More Summary
The bus carrying the Baltimore Ravens from the New Orleans airport to their hotel was involved in an accident Sunday evening. Qadry Ismail, the former wide receiver who is now a TV/radio analyst, tweeted the news, saying the bus had been sideswiped. We got an accident! Bus #4 got side swiped by a car! #Ravens […]
Just finished dinner with my newfound Global Water Partnership friends here on the banks of the Danube ('Duna' in Hungarian and Romanian) River in Budapest. Here is the entrance to the Hotel Gellért, my home through Thanksgiving (27 November) morning: It reminds me of my old high school, Chaminade High...
INDIANAPOLIS -- T.Y. Hilton thought somebody was playing a joke on him the first time his hotel phone rang. He hung up on them. Then the Indianapolis Colts' receiver thought he was being "punked" when the phone rang again, and he hung up again. It wasn't until a knock on his hotel door at 5:15 a.m. Show More Summary
Lady Gaga exits a car and makes her way back to her hotel after a busy day on Sunday evening (November 23) in Paris, France. The 28-year-old singer literally shined in a metallic sweater along with sheer leggings and a pair of bright orange heels. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Lady Gaga The [...]
The Crowne Plaza in Clayton, Missouri put this under guest doors last night. The notice lists changes to usual operations at the hotel due to the #Ferguson protest movement. The notice ends with this: “We maintain strong relationships with the … Continue reading ?
We are at the Burj Al Arab, the only 7 star hotel in the world, feeling the energy #burjalarab @burjalarab #hotel #luxury #seven #star #picoftheday #fashion @aktravel #photooftheday I’m excited for drinks at the sky bar tomorrow evening with good friends in town from SF as well as dinner after with local #friends (at Dubai,united Arab Emirates)
Airfarewatchdog.com, the source for hot airfare deals, has expanded into the hotel market.
Disney's new Toy Story hotel is everything you wish it was. How Pixar, Lucasfilm, and Marvel will continue to make Disney magical.
Redfern has a new bar.
'Extensive damage' at Churchill Hyatt Regency, Portman Square.
Beyonce has dropped her latest music video for "7/11" and in the process, she's set the bar impossibly high for anyone else looking to throw a hotel party. She's also turned wearing no pants into an art form. And we thank her for that. Beyonce...Show More Summary
A couple of weeks ago I wrote this piece: Where the hell is Athlone, Ireland and why am I planning to go there? One of the comments on my article is, “An interesting proposition – letting hotel rates determine your destination/itinerary.” People have many different reasons for choosing hotels. Show More Summary
I was walking to Stanley Park from my hotel in downtown Vancouver on November 10 when I came upon a boat named Velleity. What a perfect name for a boat sitting in a harbor! Of course, the word velleity has always seemed singularly descriptive of me, ever since I discovered it in an Ogden Nash poetry book. Show More Summary
“This tea tastes like the bitter sweat from a salaryman’s collar.” - Akemi, the other day, on the green tea she was served at a hotel restaurant. So it’s come to this. Bubba is now an unwitting model for Akemi’s inspired creations. Here a simple towel transforms him into a cross-special Princess Leia. Keeping with […]
Now we know which cruciferous vegetable gives Beyonce her dance talent.