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Hotwire is referred to as an “opaque” travel site because you get discounts on your room, flight or rental car in exchange for giving up a few things.
In other words, you were taking your chances when you booked your accommodations through Hotwire, and while it would have been nice for Hotwire to refund your purchase or for Omni to put you and your co-worker in a more appropriate room, they didn’t have to.
Was the hotel just giving you a “take-it-or-leave-it” attitude or did it really have no rooms for you?
“The lack of her requested bedding was due to the rooms of that type being committed to other guests,” Ryan Hawkins, Omni’s assistant director of revenue management, told me.
Even though you were not entitled to a refund, and even though I did not ask Omni for a refund on your behalf, the hotel contacted Hotwire and agreed, as a one-time exception, to refund the room with no penalty.
Individual items such as necklaces and art prints also can be purchased separately.
The Brooklyn box was full of little-known hipster products in honor of the HBO show “Girls”; the Los Angeles-themed box included fun-in-the-sun items; and the San Francisco box had a foodie theme.
Moms and dads might fall in love with the Little Explorer kid boxes.
Learn from a pro how to drive a race car during the Waldorf Astoria Driving Experience, offered Oct. 15-20 at La Quinta Resort & Club.
The lodging package for two ($1,258) includes the three-hour class in a supercharged auto and a pit stop in the spa. www.laquintaresort.com/stay/special-offers.
Renowned for its biodiversity, the island boasts seven species of baobabs, including the giant Grandidier's baobab, considered a sacred source of food.