3 top Texas hotels claim coveted spots on new Conde Nast Hot List


No doubt, Houston boasts world-class luxury hotels. But locals looking for weekend or extended Lone Star State getaways can look to three new shining stars.

Conde Nast Traveler has released its Hot List for 2021 and highlights a trio of Texas top stays. Thompson Dallas was the city’s only hotel to make the prestigious list of 69 best new hotels from around the world. Two Austin properties round out a Texas trio: Commodore Perry Estate and Hotel Magdalena.


Part of the lifestyle hospitality brand Thompson Hotels, the Dallas hotel opened in November 2020 in the historic George

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North Carolina beach house where Bill Gates, ex Ann Winblad spent long weekends available for vacation rentals

The seaside retreat where Bill Gates and his ex-girlfriend reportedly spent long weekends together even after the Microsoft founder got married is available for rent.

Gates told Time magazine about the unusual arrangement in 1997, the New York Post reported in the wake of Gates’ announcement that he and his wife, Melinda Gates, were getting divorced. 

The billionaire tech entrepreneur told Time that he and fellow tech business leader Ann Winblad dated from 1984 to 1987, but they continued to vacation together at a

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Record 1.7 million flew Friday

Nothing gets Americans on planes during a global pandemic like holidays and Mother’s Day weekend has been no exception.

On Friday, a record 1.7 million people were screened at security checkpoints, rewriting the record set just 24 hours earlier, when about 1.64 million people were screened at U.S. airports Thursday, the busiest day for air travel since March 2020, the early days of the coronavirus pandemic.

The previous pandemic high for air travel was reached just four days earlier and with the Mother’s Day weekend not yet over, the record could be reset yet again over the next few days

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Grabbing that needed vacation home by the beach may be harder than ever before – but not impossible.  

Experts tell FOX Business that potential renters or buyers just need to think outside the box. In some cases, that may mean directly asking homeowners trying to sell their home if they are willing to rent it out while it’s on the market. 

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It’s a move that Adam Mahfouda, the chief executive of Oxford

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