How to get a hotel room for $1.99

Hotels have a long history of charging guests for rooms at a fraction of the usual rate.But some hotels are starting to do away with the fee, with some saying they’re not making a profit from it.The Associated Press reviewed hotel booking data from hotel websites and reviews on TripAdvisor, and found some hotels charge a fee for each room […]

The ‘Boat People’ of the Outer Banks

The people who live on the outer banks of Lake Tahoe and Lake Oroville are called the Boat People.The word “boat” derives from the word “Boone”, a town in western France that was the home to a French pirate ship.In the early 1800s, the French government began a series of raids to eradicate the outlaws, but the plan was abandoned […]

Why Las Vegas hotels may not need a hotel upgrade

The city has long faced pressure to upgrade its hotels to meet the growing demand for rooms, which has pushed up hotel room rates and pushed up prices.But the city is struggling to keep up with growing demand, and the need for more rooms is leading to rising costs and increasing wait times for guests.Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman said […]