Matthew Parton

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5 New Travel Startups to Watch This Week

As we’ve said before, it’s seems the travel startup space has hit a plateau where few new ideas are being generated and founders are looking for …

La Quinta Rethinks Design to Appeal to Guests’ Health, Productivity Desires

La Quinta Inns & Suites introduced a new design model today that incorporates most of the popular hospitality trends today.<p>Guest experience research …

Canada’s New Rocky Mountain High

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>The <b>Glacier Skywalk</b> is officially open for business, debuting an awe-inspiring vantage of <b>Jasper National Park</b> in Alberta, Canada, while replacing a once dangerous pullout along the Icefields Parkway.<p>A short shuttle from the Glacier Discovery Centre delivers visitors to a …

Solo Traveler: Adventures in the Mayan Riviera

The cold April weather was wearing me out and I needed some sun and an adventure to regain my love of life. I chose Mexico because I had always wanted to see the Mayan ruins.<p>People thought I was crazy when I told them I was going to Mexico -- alone. "It's not safe," they said. Well I went solo... …

Mayan Civilization

Fes in the Night

Recommendations<p>Thanks again to everyone that recommended that I go to Fes for exploration! You were right on. I loved so many cities in Morocco, but …

Pecorino: There’s nothing cheesy about the crisp white wines made from this Italian grape

<i>The Grape Glossary: a guide to hip varietals</i><p>Cheese connoisseurs know pecorino, the salty, pungent, ewe's-milk variety commonly grated over pasta. But have you heard? It's also a delicious beverage.<p>I've sometimes wondered if the name on bottles of the crisp Italian white wine has given pause to the …