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Le Meridien New Orleans Debuts in the Big Easy Following $29 Million Transformation

Le Meridien New Orleans Unlocks the Crescent City's Distinct Flavours and Rich Culture through Unique Programming for both Guests and Locals Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. today announced the debut of Le Meridien New Orleans, following … [Read more...]

Renaissance Hotels and Indiewalls Give Guests a New Way to Experience “The Art of Discovery”

In keeping with Renaissance Hotels' belief that every traveler should always Live Life to Discover , the lifestyle brand announced today a new chapter in its "The Art of Discovery," an artistic collaboration started last year with The Creative … [Read more...]

Cheap Round-Trip Flights: New York to Miami (~$138) or to Tel Aviv (~$307)!

Via The Flight Deal,  you can fly coach from New York to Miami on Delta for ~$138 round-trip! And folks on FlyerTalk report a great deal from New York to Tel Aviv, Israel, on Ukraine International Airlines.  You can fly coach for only ~$307 (via … [Read more...]

Santa Barbara: Santa Barbara’s Revamped Franciscan Inn Is Fine But Not Fancy

When you think Santa Barbara hotels, you probably imagine luxurious appointments. And, dollar signs. The region's top hotels can command rates of several hundred a night at minimum while others, like the Four Seasons, can clock in at the four-digit … [Read more...]

United States Steel Corporation (X), Wynn Resorts, Limited (WYNN):…

Ray Dalio of Bridgewater Associates is taking his hedge fund into the relatively uncharted territory of Artificial Intelligence. A new unit of six people, including David Ferrucci, former team leader of International Business Machines Corp. 's … [Read more...]

ITB Berlin: Qatar Airways celebrates year of the fleet at ITB

Qatar Airways’ Group Chief Executive, His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker, has revealed the extension of the A350 XWB service throughout 2015, during the airline’s press conference at ITB Berlin. … [Read more...]

ITB Berlin: NYC & Company showcases new attractions

NYC & Company president and CEO Fred Dixon was joined at ITB Berlin by representatives of leading New York City attractions and developments to discuss the changing tourism landscape of the city. This news comes on the heels of last month’s … [Read more...]

Venice: These Are The Must Have Breakfast Accessories at the Bauer Il Palazzo in Venice

If you stay at the Bauer Il Palazzo, one of the four Bauer hotels (owned by a local family) in Venice, you’ll have breakfast at Settimo Cielo, a seventh floor rooftop terrace with sweeping, weep-inducing views of La Serenissima taking in … [Read more...]

ITB Berlin: Oman Air unveils expansion plans

Oman Air will launch services to three exciting destinations this spring. The national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman will fly from Muscat to Singapore and Goa from the 29th of March and to Dhaka as from August 2015. The news was announced at ITB … [Read more...]

ITB Berlin: Etihad adds daily flights to Tehran

Etihad Airways will increase its flights between Abu Dhabi and Tehran, the capital of Iran, from three flights a week to a daily service, beginning on Wednesday 15 April 2015. The Airbus A320 Tehran service, which started in December 2006, provides … [Read more...]

Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority welcomes Disney’s Cinderella Spectacle

Tourism Development Authority (RAK TDA), in collaboration with Red Curtain, is delighted to announce that one of the most famous children’s fairy tales of all time, Disney’s Cinderella, will be performed in Ras Al Khaimah at the convention center of … [Read more...]

ITB Berlin: ideas for the future

From today to 8 March at ITB Berlin visitors can find out everything that is new in the travel industry, including 360-degree views of holiday destinations, tips from locals and apps that function as tour guides. Topics will include digital services, … [Read more...]

Sources: Cornerstone under contract to purchase uptown office tower

The Connecticut-based real estate investment firm, which is building a new uptown office tower, is under contract to purchase the 101 Independence Tower with LRC Opportunity Fund, according to real estate sources. The 20-story 101 Independence Center … [Read more...]

What Qualifies as a Starwood Stay to Earn Points With Uber?

You can earn Starwood points when you use Uber if you have 1 completed Starwood stay in the current year. So many folks were curious if the 2 stays and 5 nights that you earn from the Starwood (personal) or (business) card counted towards the stay … [Read more...]