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WEEKLY SUMMARY

Summary of articles from the past [...]

ST. PETERSBURG IN WINTERTIME

Steve Dougherty reports in an article for The New York Times, that the tsar-time Russian capital with its exquisite architecture can be quite enjoyable even in [...]

HIP NEW HOTELS 2007

The Times has compiled a list of some hip hotels that will be available in 2007. [...]

ITHAA UNDERSEA RESTAURANT, MALDIVES

The Hilton Maldives Resort & Spa Rangali Island has a rather unique undersea restaurant, Ithaa. It is located 16 feet under sea [...]

THE NEW YOUNGER IMAGE OF RITZ CARLTON

New winds are sweeping at the Ritz Carlton. As its clientele is changing the hotel feels the pressure to change or risk become irrelevant. So, out goes the over-the-top luxury, crystal chandeliers and in-your-face [...]

POLAR BEARS IN TROUBLE

The melting of the Arctic Sea is putting the polar bears in jeopardy and they might need stronger government protection the U.S. Interior Ministry said [...]

WATERWORLD HOTEL, SONGIJANG, SHANGHAI

This spectacular and intriguing looking hotel is set in a partly water filled quarry, located in the Songijang satellite town of Shanghai. The 400 room five star hotel is set in an over 330 feet deep quarry and includes underwater public areas and [...]

TROUBLES AT BANGKOK’S NEW AIRPORT

The New York Times reports that Bangkok’s new Suvarnabhumi airport, opened in September, has problems seriously affecting passenger comfort. [...]

END OF THE YEAR AIRFARE DEALS

There are still a few more deal available this year, especially if you have a flexible schedule. The following are roundtrip fares. Additional taxes, fees, and restrictions [...]

ENDANGERED WAIKIKI BEACH NEEDS HELP!

The famous Waikiki Beach on the main Oahu Island in Hawaii is about to vanish unless drastic measures are taken to save [...]