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Posts by Peter Schlesinger

Trip Doctor: New Index Ranks International Cities by Cost
Newsflash: Oslo (pictured) is an expensive city.Actually, according to a recent study by TripAdvisor, the Norwegian capital is the most expensive city for... Read More
Spread Holiday Cheer With Peninsula's "Snowpage"
The Peninsula Hotels have found an adorable way to spread both holiday cheer and charitable good this season, and you can take part too. Guests at Penins... Read More
Expedia Releases Airplane Etiquette Study
What are the biggest no-no’s while flying? Kicking the seat in front of you, according to Expedia’s second annual Airline Etiquette Study. The travel giant ... Read More
Caribbean's Chikungunya: What You Need to Know About the Virus
In January, we first reported on chikungunya, a “rare viral disease” spreading in the Caribbean, with around 100 confirmed cases in the region. Flash forwar... Read More
Thanksgiving-Like Airport Congestion is the New Normal
If you love Thanksgiving (who doesn’t?), consider planning trips through Chicago’s Midway Airport and Las Vegas’s McCarran International airport next year. ... Read More
United and OTG Bring Star Chefs and High Tech to Newark Liberty
For the 20 million travelers who fly through Newark Liberty Airport’s Terminal C each year, a $120 million redesign should vastly improve their experience a... Read More
Boston's Museum of Fine Arts Celebrates Travel in New Exhibition
What’s got us here at T+L eager for a Boston visit? The city's Museum of Fine Arts and its new exhibition on travel memoriabilia. Planes, Trains, and Aut... Read More
Governor Offers $500,000 to Design Better NYC Airports
Who can fix New York City’s crumbling airports? State governor Andrew Cuomo is hoping someone will, and recently announced a $500,000 design competition f... Read More
W Hotels and Jennifer Hudson Ask Americans to "Turn It Up For Change"
It’s not every day you see an Academy Award-winning actress, a Top Chef, a hardcore punk singer, and a drag queen sitting at the same table watching two t... Read More
Google Uses a Camel to Capture Street View of Dubai's Desert
Google Street View has taken us inside cruise ships and museums, down famous boulevards and nameless alleys, and now, thanks to some surprisingly low-tech... Read More
New Video Announces Virgin Hotel Chicago's Perks
While we eagerly await Sir Richard Branson to take us all to space on Virgin Galactic, a more imminent expansion of the Virgin travel empire is keeping us... Read More
New Virgin America Ad Targets "Blah Airlines"
No weekend plans? You might want to consider watching a new 5 hour and 46 minute advertisement from Virgin America.  In a genius attack on its competitor... Read More
A Closer Look at Etihad's $43,000 Residence Suite
Spread across 125 square feet of the A380’s upper deck, Etihad’s extravagant, two-person Residence suite takes in-flight luxury to a new level. The livin... Read More
Denver Hotel Launches Brewery by Bike Tour
In a city famous for both its outdoorsiness and its booming craft beer scene, it seems only natural that the two combine. Denver’s recently-renovated Hote... Read More
Lufthansa Partners with Grocer to Deliver In-Flight Meals Home
I may be in the minority on this, but I absolutely love in-flight dinners. They’re usually the first meal of a trip, and, to someone who remembers vacatio... Read More
Cincinnati's Red Bikes and an Update on Destination Bikeshares
Visitors to Cincinnati now have access to a collection of 200 bikes at 30 stations around the Ohio city’s central neighborhoods. With its new Red Bikes re... Read More
Air France and Lufthansa Pilots Strike: What You Need to Know
Welcome to airline strike season in Europe. Air France canceled half of its flights today as pilots expressed their opposition to the airline's plan to sh... Read More
New Luxury Rail Itinerary Travels to Iran
  A new luxury train itinerary has us dreaming of the Orient Express. "Jewels of Persia," on Golden Eagle’s Danube Express, will run from Budapest t... Read More
Zurich's Dolder Grand to Hold Food Festival
Zurich’s Dolder Grand hotel is launching a new annual food festival, dubbed the Epicure. The Dolder’s own Heiko Nieder, whose talents have earned the hot... Read More
Q+A with Soccer Star Tim Howard About How #LoveTravels
In June, Marriott International launched its #LoveTravels campaign, encouraging LGBT travelers to feel at ease while staying with Marriott brands during t... Read More