Escaping Winter In Balmy Bermuda

A portrait of a young Queen Elizabeth II gazes over all who pass through security at Bermuda's LF Wade International Airport, a royal welcome for visitors to Britain's oldest overseas territory in a room that wouldn't look out of place in an English stately manor.

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St. Regis Bora Bora Expands Romance Menu to Celebrate First Year Anniversary Of The Romance Concierge

Bora Bora - With the one year anniversary of The St. Regis Bora Bora’s Romance Menu, Romance Concierge, and on-site Bridal Boutique just weeks away, guests of the St. Regis Bora Bora Resort can reap the benefits of the expanded Romance Menu offerings which include special themed over-the-top holiday amenities and seductive curated items.

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LUXE Rodeo Drive Hotel Earns Prestigious AAA Four-Diamond Rating

BEVERLY HILLS (June 30, 2014) –The Luxe Rodeo Drive Hotel has been selected as a recipient of the prestigious AAA Four-Diamond Rating.  AAA, a not-for-profit federation that services more than 53 million members in the United States and Canada, approves only five percent of its 29,000 properties for this distinction.

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The Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards 2014 Readers’ Survey Ranks Capella Pedregal The #1 Hotel In Mexico

Cabo San Lucas, Mexico – Travel + Leisure's readers have spoken and they have named Capella Pedregal, Cabo San Lucas the #1 hotel in Mexico in the Travel + Leisure World's Best Awards 2014 survey. The resort was also ranked #15 in the world on the Travel + Leisure World's Best Awards 2014 list of Top Hotels Overall.

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44th Annual Big Bear Lake Oktoberfest Expands German Entertainment

Big Bear Lake, California, August 25, 2014 - The Big Bear Lake Oktoberfest celebrates 44 years of German style family fun and good times, weekends, September 13th - October 25th. Rated Southern California’s #1 Oktoberfest, this fall’s festival once again will expand the entertainment line-up to feature two bands from Germany and more free contests.

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World’s Largest Rowing Competition Marks 50thAnniversary with Annual Head Of The Charles Regatta® In Boston

The annual Head Of The Charles Regatta®presented by BNY Mellon, will mark a momentous milestone this October, celebrating its 50th occurrence with a gala celebration to cap off the historic two-day race event along Boston’s iconic Charles River with more than 10,000 athletes from around the globe set to compete in historic event before 400,000 spectators along Boston’s Charles River.

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Ritz-Carlton Ft. Lauderdale Review - Oceanfront Elegance

As the first and only AAA Five Diamond Hotel in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, I had decidedly high expectations for my vacation experience at the Ritz-Carlton Ft. Lauderdale. From the moment I arrived and was graciously greeted by the valet personnel who eagerly escorted me to the registration area to be checked in by equally affable front desk attendants.

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LUXE Rodeo Drive Hotel Celebrates Ferrari’s 60th Anniversary

The city of Beverly Hills and the Luxe Rodeo Drive Hotel are celebrating Ferrari's 60th Anniversary in America. Now guests can join the celebration. A full list of perks and amenities offered in the " Ferrari 60th Anniversary Gala" package are available.

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VIP Grand Canyon Helicopter Picnic Tour Review – High, Mighty and Loving it

When visiting Las Vegas there's no better VIP experience than buzzing the famed strip by helicopter en route to a tour of the Grand Canyon—especially one paired with a champagne picnic in the colossal canyon, itself. And, no company does this better than Sundance Helicopters that for nearly 30 years has been making passengers feel high and mighty in Sin City.

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LUXE Sunset Boulevard and YogaWorks Partner to Assist Travelers Maintain Zen

A recent survey conducted by the Luxe Sunset Boulevard Hotel in partnership with YogaWorks, a leading provider of yoga and fitness programs, revealed that many business travelers are saying “Argh” instead of “Om” when attempting to keep up with their fitness routines while on work trips.

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New Properties Join National Geographic Unique Lodges of the World

National Geographic Unique Lodges of the World has added 14 new lodges to its prestigious collection of boutique hotels in remarkable destinations around the world. These new properties have each demonstrated their commitment to authenticity, excellence and sustainability, while offering outstanding guest experiences that support the protection of cultural and natural heritage.

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Mandarin Oriental, New York Announces The Debut Of Newly Designed One- And Two-Bedroom Suites

Mandarin Oriental, New York, an award-winning hotel celebrated for its style and sophistication, is delighted to announce the launch of its 42 restyled suites overlooking Central Park, the Hudson River and the Manhattan skyline, each suite reflects New York life through the course of a day celebrating the city's sunrise, dusk and nights.

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Haute Hideaways: The Best Ski Resorts in America and Canada

 

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There are resorts all across North America, and each one of them has its own character — not to mention acreage, snowfall, elevation and amenities — so your choices are far from limited. To help you plan future ski excursions, WanderBat compiled this list of the best ski resorts from coast to coast (including a few in Canada).

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Las Vegas - Sin City's Golden Guide

Las Vegas is home of gold-plated adventures, including, the 2017 NBA World Champion Golden State Warriors. To honor the Champions, we created a gold-filled Sin City guide guaranteed to bring out the inner Midas of any Instagrammer.

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The World’s Most Elegant Cities - The Top Ten Ranked

Online fashion store Zalando have conducted a study that evaluates and ranks the world’s most elegant cities. To score highly, essential factors include a thriving fashion scene, culturally and historically significant architecture, high tourism desirability, and affordable access as markers of an elegant lifestyle.

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  • Golden Globe Photos: SELMA Earns Two Oscar Noms; Student Screening Initiative Continues to Gain Momentum

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    An additional 12 locations, bringing the total to 17 additional cities after New York City, have joined the growing movement lead by African-American business leaders to raise funds for students across the country to see the Academy Award®-nominated film "SELMA," expanding the first-of-its-kind campaign to 25 locations nationwide. 

     
  • Griffin Debuts Eco-Friendly WoodTones Earbuds Made from Reclaimed Wood

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    Griffin Technology, one of the world’s foremost creators of innovations for everyday life, launched WoodTones ear buds made with wood reclaimed from other manufacturing processes.

     
  • Money News: Economist Jack Hanney Talks Economy, Surging Gold Prices, and Inflation (Q&A)

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    The coronavirus has brought unrest to stock markets around the world, surging record high gold prices, and political unrest has many investors wondering about if the state of the economy is signaling a Bear or Bull future.

     
  • Abe Review – A Feel Good Foodie Film For All Ages

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    Abe, from Blue Fox Entertainment and Breaking Glass Pictures, presents the story of an aspiring twelve-year-old Brooklyn chef, his deeply divided family, their love of food, and the choice to think outside the box to save them from themselves.

     
  • U.S. Supreme Court Deals Blow to ObamaCare (Q&A)

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    The United States Supreme Court, in a 7 to 2 decision majority opinion written by Justice Clarence Thomas, the high court said employers do NOT have to pay for abortions or birth control for their employees.

     
  • Do You Have the Jitters? Top Six Surprising Causes For Anxiety

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    Ever have those nagging feelings that something terrible is about to happen, or terrible unwanted thoughts or unexplained nausea, headaches, nosebleeds?   Did you know that there are "external" factors/habits in our daily lives that can increase anxiety?

     
  • Twin Explosions in Russian Metro Blast; Ten Killed; Dozens Injured (Pictures)

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    At least ten commuters, possibly children on spring break, are known to have died as twin shrapnel bombs tore through two subway trains, in St. Petersburg, Russia, that left dozens injured according to the state news agency TASS.

     
  • NBCNews Exclusive: American Policing - Most Officers Never Fire Their Guns, Others Kill Many

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    The video is brief but disturbing: Moments after two Seattle police officers kick down an apartment's front door, a shirtless man appears on camera, lumbering slowly toward them with a 4-inch switchblade in his hand.

     
  • Ten Fool Proof Ways to Change Your Skin and the Science Behind It

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    The world of skincare is constantly changing. New products and trends aimed toward improving our complexions are popping up daily. From supplements to diets to moisturizers, the beauty industry is taking a new approach to skincare.

     
  • Crazy Rich Asians Review - A Wildly Funny Romantic Comedy

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    Crazy Rich Asians, from Warner Bros. and SK Global, presents the story of love, money, romance and family as an impossibly well-adjusted heir brings his intellectual equal and longtime girlfriend home to meet his family.

     
  • Updated: Erica Garner, Daughter of NYPD Chokehold Victim, Dead

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    Erica Garner, activist and daughter of S.I. chokehold victim Eric Garner whose death initiated the Black Lives Matter movement, has died after a massive heart attack on Christmas Eve resulting in irreversible brain damage.

     
  • Four Seasons Scottsdale Review – Expect the Unexpected

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    Four Seasons Scottsdale, an AAA five-diamond gorgeous desert oasis that duly delivers on the high hospitality standards expected of an award-winning luxury resort, through an unpretentious, salt-of-the-earth, rustic charm, has a unique magic and mystique all its own.

     
  • Beltway Insider: Obama/Syria; Health Crisis/FGM; Trick Job Numbers; Election 2016; Julian Assange

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    President Obama has proposed in his current budget a robust humanitarian assistance package for allies carrying the frontlines burden of the continued Syrian Civil War with the five surrounding nations receiving the bulk of the proposed funding.  

     
  • Beltway Insider: Biden, Justice, Climate, COVID/Vaccine Totals, India, Armenia, MARS, Walter Mondale

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    President Biden maintained a steady pace through the first 94 days addressing international relations, rebuilding the global climate initiative, acknowledging the genocide in Armenia, easing Iranian sanctions, pandemic reintegration, and the swell of racial injustice.

     
  • Beltway Insider: Trump, Pelosi, Impeachment, Ukraine, China, Whitey Bulger, Sanders/Omar/Student Loan, Diahann Carroll

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    President Trump continued his war on the Democrats and the media challenging the recent revelations of asking Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky to investigate Democratic Presidential challenger Joe Biden and his son, Hunter, in exchange for foreign aid.