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Archive: January 18, 2009 - January 24, 2009

Which D.C. Attractions Rate Four, Five Stars?

Mobil Travel Guide has announced its 2009 four- and five-star awards for hotels, spas and restaurants in North America. Just 72 made the five-star cut. The Four Seasons in Washington, D.C. and the Inn at Little Washington in Washington, Va., received five stars, as did the Jefferson Hotel in Richmond....

By Carol Sottili | January 23, 2009; 9:05 AM ET | Comments (1)

Winners, Losers in Atlantic City

When we came across the words "Win/Loss Statement" on the Resorts Atlantic City casino Web site today, we thought it an extraordinary admission of candor. After all, "Column Financial, a commercial mortgage subsidiary of Credit Suisse, filed a petition [today] with the state Casino Control Commission asking permission to foreclose...

By Scott Vogel | January 22, 2009; 3:05 PM ET | Comments (0)

Obama's Welcome Party, Travelers' Nightmares

Well, we just barely made it through the inauguration, with the biggest crowds the city may have ever seen, especially on the Mall. The Post has been aggressively pursuing the story of the thousands of ticketholders who were denied access to the Mall, as well as what went wrong at...

By Christina Talcott | January 22, 2009; 1:43 PM ET | Comments (1)

Act Fast: Southwest Sale to Seattle

Southwest Airlines is offering half-price fares to Seattle for travel Feb. 3-May 31. But act fast: Deadline to buy is 11:59pm PST on Thurs., Jan. 22 (2:59 a.m. EST on Fri., Jan. 23). Discounted fare from BWI Marshall or Washington Dulles for connecting flights is $157 plus $54 taxes ($211)...

By Carol Sottili | January 20, 2009; 12:51 PM ET | Comments (1)

 

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