Travel news roundup

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Angry baby sculpture, Oslo

A few travel stories that caught my eye this past week:

Beyond the Bellman: Unusual, and Enviable, Hotel Jobs Duck master, vibe manager, and chief beer manager are a few of the titles [Peter Greenberg]

4 rules travelers should know for 2009 Mandatory passports, "transparent" airline pricing, and (quite possibly) a passenger bill of rights are all up ahead [Elliott.org]

Calexico named NYC's best street food vendor for '08 The "Cal-Mex" street cart plans to have a bricks-and-mortar store soon [NewYorkology]

Strange Statues Around the World Lots of creepy stuff is out there [haha.nu, via Happy Hotelier]

Walt Disney World's new dinosaur-themed restaurant opens What's the fossil-dig pit filled with? "It's nice dirt. It's clean dirt…. It's Disney dirt." [Chicago Tribune]

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