Even Santa Barbara Feels the Recession

In a sign that the recession--or "decession" as I heard it referred to the other day in a cross between depression and recession--is hitting every sector of the economy, brands across the travel and tourism industry are slashing prices, running specials, and basically doing anything to get their hands on even a little bit of your cash...or at least just keep from going out of business. The latest deal I reported on was this one at the Bacara Resort in Santa Barbara: http://www.hotelchatter.com/story/2009/3/23/194419/583/hotels/Bacara_Now_Offering_The_Great_Resort_Rebate_