+ After years of debate, Tupper Lake in New York, which has seen a rapid decrease in tourism business as well as permanent residents, will get a new upscale resort, the Adirondack Club. While environmentalists worried that such a resort would hurt the land, many locals believe a new resort will help the ailing town through more year-round tourism and jobs.
+ Can you throw a frisbee on an L.A. beach? Check the updated regulations first.
+ I had no idea The Biggest Loser had its own chain of spas. They have hopes for 20 spas in the next three years.
+ Have you witnessed the cigar bar trend in luxury hotels?
+ Martha, Wolfgang & the First Lady: America's 50 Most Powerful People in Food. No surprises here, really.
+ Some examples of how hotels are changing to accommodate the younger business traveler.
+ The Kalahari Resort in Ohio just unveiled its $22 million expanded convention center.
+ In 2011, airlines did a bang-up job of arriving on time -- one of the industry's best years. Did you experience this?
+ You can now find Aloft hotels on four continents.
-- Amanda Fretheim Gates