Category Archives: hotels

Las Vegas Top Ten Suites


The Travel Channel is profiling the top ten suites in Las Vegas:  10. Penthouse Suite, Las Vegas MGM Grand.  At about $3000 per night offers 19 phones, an elevator to the second floor, and a spectacular view.  9. Palms Hotel, Las Vegas.   … Continue reading

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Hotel Booking Tip – day and date matter!


Today’s travel tip is about booking hotel rooms, especially in big cities, especially Las Vegas Nevada. DAY and DATE MATTERS! The chart below is for rooms at the Palace Station Hotel and Casino. This moderately priced, off the Las Vegas … Continue reading

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Xianglu Grand Hotel


The Xianglu Grand Hotel will be the venue for SES China, to be held in Xiamen China in May of 2007.   The English website for the Xianglu Grand is here. Major website SEO problems notwithstanding, the Xianglu Grand looks like … Continue reading

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Landing in Las Vegas


Despite the Medford to SFO delay that kicked me to the next SFO to LAS flight, here I am in Las Vegas having arrived about 3 hours later than planned. The Best Western Mardi Gras is turning out to be … Continue reading

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When too much is not enough and a little is just right. Google > Yahoo


Today a very sharp friend said that even though he uses Yahoo mail and some of their default screen navigation, he always uses Google to search. Why? Because Google is not cluttered and makes it very easy to leave Google … Continue reading

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SES San Jose – it’s almost like I’m not … here.


I’m sitting in my San Jose hotel room a few blocks from the Search Engine Strategies conference thinking how much better the information about the conference is … right here on my pc … than at the conference itself.   … Continue reading

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Mountain View – Mashup Camp Two


Seems like a double life these days. At 1pm today I was home in Oregon painting our house, and now I’m in Mountain View, CA where the 2 day first of all time “Mashup University” begins tomorrow at the Computer … Continue reading

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