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Buy a Piece of Trump: Mansion, Hotel and Island Getaway for Sale

Illustration: Maria Chimishkyan

The outside of Le Chateau des Palmiers looks like any other luxury estate on the French West Indies island of St. Martin. Terracotta-tiled structures and palm trees sit beside a crystal blue swimming pool mirroring the Caribbean Sea.

The inside, however, screams Donald Trump: gold-hued decor from the wallpaper to the curtains, wardrobes and headboards.

It can be yours for $16.9 million, a relative bargain after the former U.S. president’s company slashed the price by $11 million since first listing the property four years ago.

The home is a small slice of the Trump

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Chateau Marmont Owner Faces Expanding Boycott, Loss of Mercer Hotel

Celebrity hotelier Andre Balazs, accused of sexual harassment and racial discrimination, is now battling his Mercer business partners, who claim self-dealing and financial mismanagement. Meanwhile, Hollywood figures are taking public stands against him.

Embattled hotelier Andre Balazs’ partners in Manhattan’s Mercer — a key crossroads for the fashion and entertainment crowd — are attempting to kick him out of their business.

His colleagues claim in a new lawsuit, filed on April 9 in New York, that he needs to be removed due to his financial mismanagement of the property, failure to address myriad

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The Chelsea Hotel Becomes a New York Battleground

The demand set construction back for more than two years, delays the developer said cost as much as $30 million, and left tenants living in a work site frozen in time.

A stop-work order was issued, and an investigation found evidence of tenant harassment, prompting a hearing that dragged on until the end of December. That is when the developers unexpectedly revealed a document they had found in city archives that exempted the hotel from needing the certification at all.

Days later, the department dropped the case.

Tenants like Ms. Martin who supported the investigation were stunned. “An agency that

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So Long to the Hotel Pennsylvania

It’s lasted 102 years, and it’s coming down soon.
Photo: Bettmann Archive/Getty Images

The Hotel Pennsylvania is going to come down, Steven Roth has told his Vornado shareholders. That’s not a shock. It’s an old-fashioned hotel with a great many small rooms, on an extremely valuable site directly across from Pennsylvania Station, fronting on Seventh Avenue. Because it’s lost some luster over the years, the hotel probably has a rough time drawing business travelers. I stayed there as a young person around 1984, and by that time it was passable but dowdy. Judging by some of the recent reviews on

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How to survive hotel quarantine

(CNN) — Being stuck in isolation in a small hotel room for days on end with no option to leave could easily have been the basis for a fly-on-the-wall wall reality show a few years ago.

However, as travel restrictions continue to change due to the Covid-19 pandemic, this scenario is becoming part and parcel of traveling during the pandemic.

A number of destinations around the world, including Canada, Australia and New Zealand, have a mandatory two-week quarantine in place for arrivals, while those traveling to Hong Kong are required to remain in isolation for a staggering three
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Bally’s buying Tropicana hotel on Las Vegas Strip for $308M

The Tropicana Las Vegas Hotel and Casino is being sold.

Bally’s Corp. announced Tuesday it will acquire the iconic Las Vegas Strip property from Gaming and Leisure Properties Inc. for about $308 million.

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The agreement for the nearly 1,500-room hotel, casino, theater and convention property also involves a sale-and-leaseback transaction relating to Bally’s Black Hawk, Colorado, and Rock Island, Illinois, casino properties, the company said.

“Landing a preeminent spot on the Las Vegas Strip is a key step for us,” George Papanier, Bally’s president and

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