Troy Petenbrink: February 2013 Archives

Many heavy hitters in the travel industry were among the nearly 300 companies, organizations and local goverments that signed on to a brief filed with the Supreme Court yesterday calling for the 1996 Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), which forbids fede

In midtown Manhattan, the new Westin New York Grand Central is offering fitness enthusiasts the New Year, New You travel package that includes accommodations, free Wi-Fi, 4 p.m. checkout, Organic Avenue juice in-room amenity, complimentary use

For U.S. LGBT travelers going abroad, the State Department wants you to know that it has your back. That was the message given Wednesday during the agency's first ever roundtable concerning LGBT gobal travel. "It is important for our LGBT citizens to

A steady drizzle on Tuesday didn't discourage the hundreds of thousands of locals and tourists in New Orleans from celebrating Mardi Gras. And if you heard reports of Liza, Lady Gaga or Rihanna being spotted during Mardi Gras, it's true that they wer

American Airlines and US Airways yesterday released a joint statement announcing that the boards of directors of both companies have unanimously approved a definitive merger agreement under which the companies will combine to create the world's large

Drink up and save with Turkish Airlines

Posted by Troy Petenbrink
February 9, 2013 12:55 AM |
Turkish Airlines is spreading a little extra Valentine’s Day love to residents of the Washington area this year. Beginning today and continuing through Feb. 17, you can indulge in rich Turkish coffee, courtesy of the airline that has joined the

The buzz about a merger between American Airlines and US Airways has gone sonic. Major media outlets such as CBS and The Wall Street Journal are reporting that an announcement could happen as early as next week. This news is prompting some to questio

A one-night-stand has its place, but Kimpton is seeking guests with staying power.   From now through March 3, the über gay-friendly hotel chain is offering a Take It Off For Love promotion at all of its properties in the D.C. metropol

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