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It’s June in the South

It’s June in the South
... the road to visit such places as Shreveport, La., Corinth, Miss., or Jacksonville, Fla. Spend the night at Walden Plantation (map) in Llano, Texas, hotel Palomar Atlanta Midtown (map), or City Loft hotel (map) in Beaufort, S.C. photo credit: Cursive Calendar, flickr, creative commons by your secret admiral Related places: A Silver Dollar City 399 Silver Dollar City Parkway Branson, Missouri...
June 3rd, 2010 | Apryl Chapman Thomas | Read More | Comments: 1
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Win a Vacation Getaway in Phoenix

Win a Vacation Getaway in Phoenix
... Resort & Spa If you’re lucky enough to win this getaway you’ll receive a one night stay for two in Ocatilla at Arizona Biltmore, the new “hotel within the hotel” and dinner for two at Frank & Albert’s. You’ll be spoiled with private concierge service and private pool & complimentary amenities such as continental breakfast, evening hors d’oeuvres and cocktails.  You’ll also have the opportunity to partake in the summer-long “Hollywood & Wine” festival at the resort...
June 3rd, 2010 | Heather Wright Schlichting | Read More | Comments: 2
Filed under: contest, hotel, vacation getaway

Disney Good Neighbor Hotels

Disney Good Neighbor Hotels
... of sugar when you run out, pick up your mail when you are away, and are basically, a pleasure to be around.  The concept is very much the same for hotels deemed Good Neighbor hotels by Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Resort. What exactly are the qualifications of being designated a Good Neighbor hotel?   Here are a few of the characteristics: A Good Neighbor hotel is a hotel within close proximity to the Disney parks, the theme parks, Disney dining, even the Downtown Disney areas. Travel...
June 1st, 2010 | Jenni Ingersoll | Read More | Comments: 0
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Luxury Cardiff

Luxury Cardiff
... making facilities (with very nice biscuits), laptop safe.  The building has free Wifi and it’s the fastest Wifi I’ve seen in a hotel, in fact. When I wasn’t surfing or enjoying all of the music channels on the TV, I was alternating my time between the bath and the spa.  The bathrooms I found on a bit of the cramped side, but to be fair they’ve given up space to have an absolutely enormous bath – just brilliant.  As for the spa, that’s in the fitness centre...
May 31st, 2010 | Andy Hayes | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: bar, Cardiff, hotel, music, nightlife, restaurant, Shopping, top-feature

Southern Luxury at Seelbach Hilton Louisville

Southern Luxury at Seelbach Hilton Louisville
... imagining the things that the walls have seen and heard and how life has changed. When the opportunity arose recently to stay at the Seelbach Hilton hotel (map), a luxury hotel on the National Register of Historic Places, I was packed and in the car before you could say, “which way to Louisville, Kentucky?” Built in 1905, this downtown Louisville landmark is a flashback to the golden era, oozing an ambiance that inspired F. Scott Fitzgerald, while writing “The Great Gatsby”, to...
May 31st, 2010 | Jenni Ingersoll | Read More | Comments: 0
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Top Spas in Chicago

Top Spas in Chicago
... pillow and a cup of tea followed by a Dead Sea salt body polish, canopy steam and full-body massage with reflexology. The Spa at Dana Location: Dana hotel and Spa; 660 North State St.; 888-301-7952 (map) Suggested treatment: Dana’s Nourishing Organics Body Scrub – A gentle exfoliation begins the treatment, which includes a wrap made with Comfort Zone organic products such as pumpkin, tomato, artichoke and beet that firm and tone your skin. The Peninsula Spa by ESPA Location: The Peninsula...
May 31st, 2010 | Lisa Davis | Read More | Comments: 0
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Four Seasons Chicago Unveils New Suites

Four Seasons Chicago Unveils New Suites
The Four Seasons hotel Chicago has unveiled two new suites ( including a Presidential Suite atop the hotel’s 48th floor) that according to the hotel feature, “glamorous interiors and stunning views high above Chicago’s Magnificent Mile” and “blend modern and elegant décor that create an inviting and residential feel.” The suites were designed by Pierre Yves Rochon, known for his interiors at Paris’s Four Seasons George V. The new Presidential Suite in Chicago (which includes...
May 31st, 2010 | Lisa Davis | Read More | Comments: 0
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Sizzle Your Summer Travel with These Deals and Packages

Sizzle Your Summer Travel with These Deals and Packages
... breakfast, full day at the Grove Park Inn kids camp and more. Through August 5, stay two separate times at any of the participating Choice brand hotels (Comfort Inn, Comfort Suites, Quality, Sleep Inn, Clarion, Cambria Suites, MainStay Suites, Suburban Extended Stay, Econo Lodge and Rodeway Inn and Ascend Collection) and receive enough Choice Privileges reward points to redeem for a $50 restaurant gift card. For those thinking about heading to the Gulf Coast region, do it! The beaches are waiting...
May 30th, 2010 | Apryl Chapman Thomas | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: budget, deal, featuredarticle, hotel

Oahu: The Turtle Bay Resort

Oahu:  The Turtle Bay Resort
... the Turtle Bay Resort [map] is that, despite its remoteness on the North Shore of Oahu, there are plenty of things to see and do. The resort has hotel suites that all have some sort of ocean view. The hotel is flanked by several beach cottages and ocean villas.  Whichever accommodation you choose, you are certain to be close enough to the beach that you can fall asleep to the sound of the ocean. hotel suite with a spectacular view of the beach There is a snorkeling beach on the eastern...
May 29th, 2010 | byun | Read More | Comments: 2
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Papa-Pampering at Blue Marble

Papa-Pampering at Blue Marble
... Related places: A Hyatt Regency Mission Bay - San Diego hotel, Sea World hotel 1441 Quivira Road, San Diego, CA View Details and Book if (GBrowserIsCompatible()) { map = new GMap2(document.getElementById('places_map9')); var bb = null; map.setCenter(new GLatLng(34,0), 1); map.clearOverlays();...
May 26th, 2010 | Pam Nagata | Read More | Comments: 0
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Lisbon is Upgrading its Boutique, Charm Hotel List

Lisbon is Upgrading its Boutique, Charm Hotel List
... higher each year.  The city has received many awards lately, including several World Travel Awards and best 2010 destination in Europe .  hotel in Lisbon have been doing the same.  Along with the old traditional hotels and the international chains, we’ve seen other great choices appear, like the luxurious boutique Bairro Alto hotel. The philosopher Albert Camus once said that “Charm is a way to obtain a yes without asking a question”.  Charm hotels means small, luxe and often in old historic...
May 25th, 2010 | Alexandre Kühl Oliveira | Read More | Comments: 0
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Different is Good at Hotel Palomar Atlanta Midtown

Different is Good at Hotel Palomar Atlanta Midtown
... about the AltoRex Rooftop Lounge, an intimate open-air gathering space with sweeping views of Atlanta’s skyline. Even with all of that and more at hotel Palomar Atlanta Midtown (map), I want to point out the small things; you know, those details that you might forget about or take for granted. It’s those minute details that make this property different. And you’ll soon see that being different is good. Whether it’s enjoying a organic snack from the honor bar, staying fit with one of the...
May 24th, 2010 | Apryl Chapman Thomas | Read More | Comments: 0
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Soaking Up The Sun at the Ivy Rooftop

Soaking Up The Sun at the Ivy Rooftop
... known for friendly and uncomplicated service, sophisticated design and unpretentious style.  Located in the heart of the Gaslamp Quarter, the hotel also offers the Ivy Entertainment experience including the Ivy Nightclub, Ivy Wine Bar and Ivy Rooftop, a sultry rooftop bar and lounge with stunning skylines view. Andaz San Diego, 600 F Street, San Diego, 92101 (map) Photo courtesy of Andaz San Diego. Related places: A ...
May 24th, 2010 | Pam Nagata | Read More | Comments: 1
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Memorial Day Weekend at Skamania Lodge

Memorial Day Weekend at Skamania Lodge
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May 23rd, 2010 | Mary Jo Manzanares | Read More | Comments: 0
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Affordable Girls’ Getaway in Monterey

Affordable Girls’ Getaway in Monterey
... with its endless array of cafes, shops and boutiques. End the day with a soothing soak in the rooftop hot tub or book a rejuvenating massage in the hotel’s spa room. Each girl goes home with a complimentary Burt’s Bees Essential Body Kit full of their most popular skin care products to make that summer glow last longer. This girls’ getaway package is available now through September 2, 2010 on a space available basis and does not include taxes. For more information or to book this package,...
May 20th, 2010 | kleland | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: adventure, deals, featuredarticle, hotel, spa

Why Budget Travelers Should Follow Hotels on Twitter

Why Budget Travelers Should Follow Hotels on Twitter
Celebrities, athletes, your mother… it seems as though just about everyone has joined the Twitter craze, and hotel chains are no different.  As people and businesses are realizing the power of social media, they are reaching out and advertising through platforms such as Facebook and Twitter. What does that mean for travelers? It means that deals with your favorite hotel chains are easier than ever to find, and they are short and to the point (140 characters or less actually) without all the...
May 18th, 2010 | Abbie Mood | Read More | Comments: 3
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New Restaurant Opens on Chicago’s Magnificent Mile

New Restaurant Opens on Chicago’s Magnificent Mile
... Related places: A The Ritz-Carlton Chicago (a Four Seasons hotel) 160 East Pearson St. at Water Tower Place, Chicago, Illinois, 60611-2124, United States View Details and Book if (GBrowserIsCompatible()) { map = new GMap2(document.getElementById('places_map16')); var bb = null; map.setCenter(new...
May 17th, 2010 | Lisa Davis | Read More | Comments: 2
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San Diego’s First Eco Spa: Blue Marble Spa

San Diego’s First Eco Spa: Blue  Marble Spa
... Related places: A Hyatt Regency Mission Bay - San Diego hotel, Sea World hotel 1441 Quivira Road, San Diego, CA View Details and Book if (GBrowserIsCompatible()) { map = new GMap2(document.getElementById('places_map17')); var bb = null; map.setCenter(new GLatLng(34,0), 1); map.clearOverlays();...
May 17th, 2010 | Pam Nagata | Read More | Comments: 2
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Go Native in Phoenix

Go Native in Phoenix
... then head on over to the Chandler Fashion Center where 150 shops and restaurants will keep you occupied for hours. It’s a short ride from the hotel. Five Star Dining As a foodie who is always looking for her next great meal, I suggest you spend an evening at Kai. Described as a one-of-a-kind cultural culinary journey, Kai combines ancient Native American recipes with cutting edge techniques that have won them the Forbes Five Star Award and AAA Five Diamond Award. The view from Kai restaurant. Executive...
May 6th, 2010 | Heather Wright Schlichting | Read More | Comments: 4
Filed under: golf, hotel, Phoenix, spa, top-feature

Special Mother’s and Father’s Day Brunch at Ka’anapali Beach Hotel

Special Mother’s and Father’s Day Brunch at Ka’anapali Beach Hotel
A local tradition, the Sunday Champagne Brunch at Kaanapali Beach hotel is a favorite of Mauians and visitors alike.   Voted best brunch on Maui by the Maui News.  Settle in for some serious grazing among a wide selection of traditional brunch items and Hawaiian specialties. Enjoy the free-flowing champagne and Hawaiian entertainment – and remember to save room for dessert. Brunch is served from 9:00am to 1:00pm. This year, the hotel will host a Mother’s Day Brunch & Fashion Show...
April 29th, 2010 | byun | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: brunch, father's day, hotel, Maui, mothers day