Accommodations

Accor hotel group looking into claims of racism

Mar 8, 2019

International hotel operator Accor has begun an internal investigation into a report that one of its hotels in rural Australia had a policy of putting Aboriginal guests into dirty, poorly maintained rooms

Airbnb acquires last-minute booking service HotelTonight

Mar 7, 2019

Airbnb acquires HotelTonight to boost access to hotel rooms

Dubai developer Nakheel posts lower 2018 profits of $1.2B

Mar 6, 2019

Property developer Nakheel, behind key Dubai projects, posts profits of $1.2 billion for 2018, down from year before

No flights or internet during Bali's sacred Day of Silence

Mar 6, 2019

Bali's airport will close for 24 hours, the internet will be turned off and streets emptied as the predominantly Hindu island in Indonesia marks its New Year with a day of silence

Russia learns to love ski resorts, but not ski racing

Mar 4, 2019

In the five years since the Sochi Olympics, Russians have been flocking south to enjoy their subtropical ski slopes

The Latest: NKorea: Kim to stay in Vietnam through Saturday

Feb 27, 2019

The Latest: NKorea: Kim to stay in Vietnam through Saturday

Trump Org donates nearly $200k to cover foreign profits

Feb 25, 2019

President Donald Trump's company says it has donated nearly $200,000 to the U.S. Treasury to make good on its promise to hand over profits from foreign governments using its properties

LePage says he wasn't aware of high rate paid on Trump hotel

Feb 18, 2019

Former Republican Maine Gov. Paul LePage says he was not aware of his administration spending more than $1,100 a night during a stay at a Trump hotel

Snow storm wallops Seattle, people rescued in Sierra Nevada

Feb 9, 2019

A winter storm is pounding Washington state, forcing the cancellation of 200 flights in Seattle as officials worked to get people off the streets and into shelters during the nation's latest bout with winter weather

Snowbound California guests freed after 5 days at lodge

Feb 9, 2019

More than 120 visitors and staff who were snowbound in a Sierra Nevada resort for five days have been freed

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