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Religious Reasons For The Taliban Attack On The Intercontinental Hotel

James Fergusson | Posted 08.29.2011 | Religion
James Fergusson

What is it about the Taliban and their convictions that make killing foreign hotel guests worth dying for? Part of the answer lies in Islamic eschatology.

Suicide Bomber Hits Intercontinental Hotel In Afghanistan's Capital

AP | RAHIM FAIEZ and DEB RIECHMANN | Posted 08.28.2011 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- Afghan President Hamid Karzai vowed Wednesday that his army and police would be ready to take over from foreign forces as p...

The Best Hotel Loyalty Programs for Elite Status

TravelSort | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
TravelSort

The major hotels reward their most loyal guests with some fantastic perks, but how do these programs compare? Which ones offer the best rewards, suite...

Experience Endangered Animals and Local Culture in Panama

Wendy Diamond | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Wendy Diamond

Panama is an undisturbed destination where true animal lovers and wildlife advocates can absorb endangered animals, breathtaking ecosystems and a salient culture -- all at the front door of the native people.

Gunmen Invade Luxury Hotel In Brazil, Take Hostages

AP | BRADLEY BROOKS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

RIO DE JANEIRO — Heavily armed drug gang members engaged in an intense firefight with police, then fled into a luxury hotel popular with foreign...

The InterContinental Must Decide Between the International Community and President Ahmadinejad

Kimmie Lipscomb | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Kimmie Lipscomb

By accommodating the Iranian delegation, the InterContinental not only endorses President Ahmadinejad's election, but continues to turn a blind eye to the regime's flagrant violations of human rights.

HOTELS TAKING "GOING GREEN" TO NEW TOPS WITH GREEN ROOFS

Stefanie Michaels | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Stefanie Michaels

Hotels are looking for new ways to run more efficiently and looking to nature to give them some ideas. The latest in green technology is allowing hote...