August 25, 1993 |
Travel & Leisure Publisher Named: Richard Barthelmes, who has been publisher of Conde Nast's Gourmet magazine for the last six years, was named publisher of Travel & Leisure and became group publishing director at parent American Express Publishing. Barthelmes, 54, takes the publisher's job vacated in May when Alexandra Golinkin, 37, left Travel & Leisure unexpectedly to take the same job at Conde Nast's Allure magazine.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 10, 1995
"There are people who love it and people who hate it, but no one is neutral about Los Angeles." --Travel and Leisure magazine
January 8, 1989
Four California hotels--in Los Angeles, Santa Barbara, Century City and San Diego--are among the top 10 best new hotels in the world, according to Travel & Leisure magazine. The JW Marriott at Century City, a 375-room, 17-story hotel, was singled out by writer Paul B. Finney in the magazine's December, 1988, issue, as deserving "an Academy Award for 'Best Performance by a Major Chain."
May 29, 2013 |
The cost of a Fast and Furious adrenaline rush just got cheaper at Dream Racing at Las Vegas Motor Speedway . For as little as $199 , drivers can climb behind the wheel of an exotic, high-horsepower car and take five fast laps around the track. (The original packages, which are still available, start at $499.) The lower price gets guests behind the wheel of a Porsche 911 Carrera S. Upgrades to a Ferrari 458 Italia, Lamborghini Gallardo LP 570-4 Superleggera or McLaren MP4-12C (click on "Supercars")
March 21, 2013 |
Ferris wheels are totally old-school fun, but they're becoming the latest pop-up landmarks worldwide. Travel + Leisure magazine 's March issue names Pacific Wheel on the Santa Monica Pier among the coolest in the world for the ride that debuted in the 19th century. Here's why we should cherish our local spinner: It's the only solar-powered Ferris wheel on the planet, which makes it a pretty clean ride for those concerned about their carbon footprint, and at night it's illuminated with 160,000 energy-saving LED lights.