Bug hotel and electric vehicles among green developments at Wimbledon 2022

A bug hotel, electric vehicles and priority plant-based options in restaurants are among the green developments new to Wimbledon this year. Many features synonymous with the championships have been nature-driven for decades – from its real-grass courts to strawberries sourced from local farms and the hawk trained to clear pests from the grounds. Sustainability manager … Read more

The Best July 4th Travel Deals, From Hotel Packages to Stylish Luggage and Accessories

If you purchase an independently reviewed product or service through a link on our website, The Hollywood Reporter may receive an affiliate commission. Whether you’re booking long flights to extravagant getaways or low-key summer road trips, now’s an opportune time to upgrade your luggage. Some of the best 4th of July sales include deals on … Read more

More insurance trouble halts central Christchurch hotel repairs

DAVID WALKER/STUFF/Stuff The Oxford Tce hotel building, formerly Rydges, remains empty. Work to fix and reopen a central Christchurch hotel has ground to a “frustrating” halt in the face of another round of legal insurance wrangles. In 2019 a High Court decision appeared to have cleared the way for property owners Emmons Developments to spend … Read more

Hong Kong actor Kenneth Tsang dies in quarantine hotel

HONG KONG (AP) — Veteran Hong Kong actor Kenneth Tsang has died while in a COVID-19 quarantine hotel in the southern Chinese city, local media reported. Tsang was best known internationally for his action roles in the 2002 James Bond film “Die Another Day,” John Woo’s “The Killer” in 1989, “Rush Hour 2” in 2001 … Read more

Suspect, victims identified in Biloxi hotel shooting, Gulfport stand-off

BILOXI/GULFPORT, Miss. (WLOX) – The five people dead in Wednesday’s shooting and stand-off have been identified by the Harrison County coroner. Coroner Brian Switzer identified the suspect in the case as 32-year-old Jeremy Alesunder Reynolds. Reynolds is believed to have killed three people at a Biloxi hotel Wednesday morning, leading to a four-hour standoff with … Read more

This Kentucky hotel invites guests to bring their houseplants

(CNN) — Guests at a Kentucky hotel won’t have to worry about who’s watering their plants while they’re away on vacation. Elwood Hotel & Suites in Lexington will allow its guests to experience the “world’s first plant-friendly hotel experience,” according to a statement from VisitLEX, the city’s convention and visitors bureau. “It’s official. Pets are … Read more

GSA approves sale of Trump Organization’s Washington hotel lease

The GSA said it had contracted a third-party consultant to evaluate CGI Merchant Group and its partner Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc., which will operate the hotel as a Waldorf Astoria property. After a review, it said, it had determined CGI is a “qualified transferee” and Hilton is a “qualified operator,” a necessary step for Trump … Read more