What’s New at the Delray Beach Marriott — Checking In with Shaun Vincenti

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I recently spent four glorious nights at the Delray Beach Marriott and while I was there I had a chance to interview Shaun Vincenti, the Assistant General Manager.  He told me how he got into the hotel business, what a typical day at the hotel is like, what new developments are going on and why Delray is […]

Holiday Inn Highland Beach, Florida

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Last week, when I was sick as a dog in Panama and scheduled to fly to Toronto via Miami I chose to break my trip up at the last minute. Instead of having a long layover and being trapped in a tube with a fever I broke the trip up. I was planning on recovering […]

L.A. to Florida

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 I rarely sleep in Los Angeles hotels because I live there, but this past week I spent back-to-back nights in two different ones. What was crazy is that it was the first time I had ever checked in to a hotel with just a briefcase and no change of clothes. It’s a good thing I […]

Orlando, Florida

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Good news for the economy! According to American Express Travel’s booking data, overall airfare bookings are up 11 percent for domestic trips and 16 percent for international trips this holiday season. The bad news is prices are high and I’m seeing an increase in ridiculous enforcement of carry-on baggage. If you are following me on […]

Club Med Sandpiper Bay

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By Francis DiScala Jr and Jill Vasil: “Is there a psychiatrist on board this plane?”, Frank asked the stewardess. Not the ideal start to what is bound to be another fun-filled family vacation, but what do you expect when traveling with four kids ranging in age from 4 months to 11 years? Most people would […]

Bahamas to FL-NY/CT-Chicago-L.A.

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Greetings! Last week we left off from the Bahamas, and if you are following me on Twitter, then you know that from there I traveled all around the U.S. Highlights included attending my brother’s surprise birthday party in Connecticut and the grand opening of an amazing new luxurious hotel in Chicago. We also have my […]

Local Delights In Los Angeles

By: Clare Sayas FARMERS’ MARKETS The sun is out and so are the best baskets of prime, gleaming California produce — along with hundreds of specialty foods unique to each market. Take the kids along to look at the organic, exotic and local treasures in your local neighborhood. It’s not just produce that can be […]

Orlando, Florida

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Greetings from Florida! Last week after leaving our nation’s capital, I flew down to Florida to see my dad and sister for my seventh or eighth visit since mid-January. I’ve been using their places as a base camp for a bunch of trips. One of the trips I took was up to Orlando to speak. I didn’t […]