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Jetsetter launches daily deals with Jetsetter Now

Via a free app available for the iPhone

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Travel site launched Jetsetter Now Wednesday, with deals on same-day bookings featuring savings up to 60 percent off. Via a free app available for the iPhone and iPad, members will receive the daily deals at noon, whatever their time zone, the company announced in a release. Jetsetter membership is free. For now offers are in seven cities -- New York, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, San Francisco,...

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Las Vegas hotels favored by cheaters named in infidelity website survey

The Wynn hotel in Las Vegas. Steve Wynn,

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And we always thought Sin City was the place to elope. According to a new survey, that thinking is practically provincial. The website, which helps marrieds find people to cheat with, reports that 53 percent of members surveys have gone to Las Vegas for an adulterous tryst. Granted, the 7,680 folks surveyed is but a fraction of the nearly 16 million AshleyMadison members, but...

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Ikea to launch hotel line

Soon-to-be customers wait in line before dawn for

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A few years back, there was the man (no names, as he's been given enough ink) who slept in a New Jersey Ikea. Perhaps that's where the Scandinavian retail giant got the lightbulb burst to start a budget hotel chain? Whatever planted the seed, the home goods monolith is doing it big, not surprisingly. Inter Ikea, owner of Ikea's intellectual property rights, has plans for 100 European hotels, The...

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'Rock of Ages'-inspired package at Sanctuary Hotel in NYC

SanctuaryHotel in Manhattan.

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Just because “Rock of Ages” the movie is tanking -- The AP said it only pulled in $14.4 million in its first weekend, and Warner Bros. is putting production costs at $65 million -- doesn't indicate anything about the lure of rock stardom. Don't say director Adam Shankman killed the rock and roll dream, because it's just not true. Proof: The Live Like a Rockstar Package from Manhattan's Sanctuary...

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Hotel rates near pre-recession levels for business guests


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The cost of air travel has rebounded to pre-recession levels, and now it looks like the prices of hotel rooms for business travelers are on their way to those heights. Hotel rates for business travelers in North America surged 9.3 percent in April, coming within 3 percentage points of the peak pre-recession rates in fall 2008, according to Pegasus Solutions, a technology company for the hotel industry....

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