Travel: Room Service? Get Me Milk And Cookies

Hotels are discovering a big market in little guests

Not too long ago, parents traveling with small children smuggled them into luxury hotels like illegal pets. Most did not dare venture into the dining rooms for fear of waiters who sneered, diners who scowled and menus with nothing resembling a hamburger in any language. But now the baby boomers, that bulky and insistent generation, are traveling with their youngsters in tow -- and once more transforming an industry that is intent on meeting their every need. The travel business will never be the same again.

At the stately Four Seasons Clift Hotel in San Francisco, children are greeted by name...

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