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August 25, 1993 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
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.
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BUSINESS
May 10, 1989 | GEORGE WHITE and AL DELUGACH, Times Staff Writers
West Coast residents spend more leisure time traveling than other Americans and are more likely to vacation abroad, according to a study of national travel trends conducted for Travel & Leisure magazine. The study is based on interviews with 1,480 Americans who took at least one personal trip outside their own state in the last year. The report, "A Survey of Traveling Americans," was released Tuesday. Pollster Louis Harris conducted the survey. The data showed that respondents living in California, Oregon and the state of Washington spent an average of 17 nights vacationing outside their states in 1988.
BUSINESS
August 25, 1993 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
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
REAL ESTATE
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."
NEWS
May 29, 2013 | By Jay Jones
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")
TRAVEL
August 22, 2004
Save more than $300 per night during a fall special at a luxury Aspen, Colo., hotel. The downtown Hotel Jerome is marking down its standard rooms -- which cost $445 during the high season -- to $125 a night Sept. 26 through Nov. 24. Rates are subject to availability. Hotel Jerome was rated one of the top 25 small hotels in the world by readers of Travel and Leisure magazine. For reservations, call (800) 331-7213 or visit www.hoteljerome.com.
BUSINESS
May 10, 1989 | GEORGE WHITE and AL DELUGACH, Times Staff Writers
West Coast residents spend more leisure time traveling than other Americans and are more likely to vacation abroad, according to a study of national travel trends conducted for Travel & Leisure magazine. The study is based on interviews with 1,480 Americans who took at least one personal trip outside their own state in the last year. The report, "A Survey of Traveling Americans," was released Tuesday. Pollster Louis Harris conducted the survey. The data showed that respondents living in California, Oregon and the state of Washington spent an average of 17 nights vacationing outside their states in 1988.
NEWS
June 8, 1991
Cranston Jones, 73, who worked for Time and People magazines and produced several books on architecture. He worked on the staff of Time from 1945 to 1969, serving as a correspondent in San Francisco, London and Paris and as bureau chief in Rio de Janeiro. He later worked as an editor-in-chief of Travel and Leisure magazine and senior editor of People. His books include "Architecture Today and Tomorrow," "Homes of the American Presidents," and "Marcel Breuer: Buildings and Projects, 1921-1961."
NEWS
March 21, 2013 | By Mary Forgione, Los Angeles Times Daily Travel & Deal blogger
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.
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