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Don't Book A Resort Hotel Without Checking Oyster.com First!

Don't Book A Resort Hotel Without Checking Oyster.com First!

In the world of  websites that provide hotel information and customer reviews, Oyster.com stands out like a gleaming gem! If you haven’t found Oyster.com yet…. you’re going to love it.  Oyster.com provides what sites like Trip Advisor have been missing – a consistent, trusted and candid voice.  When you read an Oyster review, you know […]

December 15, 2009 | By | Reply More
Get Ready! Sheraton Is Giving Away Thousands of Free Hotel Stays This Week

Get Ready! Sheraton Is Giving Away Thousands of Free Hotel Stays This Week

On your mark, get set… click for a free night  stay at one of Sheraton’s 86 newly renovated hotels across the USA.  Starting on Tuesday, October 6th, Sheraton will offer the chance to instantly win a free hotel stay on Friday night, October 23, 2009.  The free hotel stays highlight and celebrate the completion of  […]

October 5, 2009 | By | Reply More
New England Fall Foliage Trains – Scenic Views Without The Traffic

New England Fall Foliage Trains – Scenic Views Without The Traffic

          New England is blessed with some of the most spectacular fall foliage displays in the world.  The diverse variety of hardwood forests climbing dramatic mountainsides and reflected in shimmering lakes guarantee scenic overload.  This year skip the traffic jams on the highways and view the foliage on board one of […]

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September Brings Big Sales at Disney World

September Brings Big Sales at Disney World

Now that the kids have been called back to school, Disney Resorts have begun a super sale – discounting resort rooms from 15 to 42%.  The largest discounts are on deluxe villas where you can save a whopping 42% during most of September and the first week in October.  Check out all the sale details […]

September 7, 2009 | By | Reply More
Calling All Urban Cavemen – Explore This Luxury Cave Hotel in Southern Italy

Calling All Urban Cavemen – Explore This Luxury Cave Hotel in Southern Italy

Tucked away in southern Italy in the Basilicata Region (arch of the boot), lies the dramatic cave city of Sassi Matera where you can get in touch with your inner neanderthal by taking up residence in a deluxe cave hotel.  This community of cave dwellings (Sassi) has been inhabited since Paleolithic times – that’s over […]

August 31, 2009 | By | 1 Reply More
Newly Divorced? – Don't Mope, Get Out And Party On A Divorcee Cruise

Newly Divorced? – Don't Mope, Get Out And Party On A Divorcee Cruise

The fun folks at Cruise.com have come up with a new specialty cruise category – Divorcee Vacations. These short cruises (3-5 days) are especially desgined to help newly single adults reconnect with others with similar interests and experiences.  Currently three cruises are scheduled to depart between now and the end of the year.  A 3 […]

July 31, 2009 | By | Reply More
Top Summer Deals From Major Hotel Chains

Top Summer Deals From Major Hotel Chains

All the major hotel brands are shouting “Let’s Made A Deal” to get travelers in the door.  I have never seen so many promotional offers in one season – so many in fact, it’s difficult to keep track.  So here for your convenience, is a run down of discount offers by major hotel brands: Starwood […]

June 18, 2009 | By | Reply More
Meet Petit Hotels – Small Hotels With Great Kitchens!

Meet Petit Hotels – Small Hotels With Great Kitchens!

One of the great pleasures of traveling is meeting wonderful people along the way.  Recently while traveling in the Azores, Clint struck up a conversation with an engaging couple.  Turns out they are heads of a hotel association in Europe called Petit Hotels which consists of wonderful independently owned countryside Inns in Sweden, Finland, Great […]

June 11, 2009 | By | Reply More
Celebrated Maine Inns – Half Price in May

Celebrated Maine Inns – Half Price in May

You can picture them now, stately grand dames of the seacoast welcoming visitors for decades – elegant, historic and pricey.  Well now, thanks to The Maine Innkeepers Association, you can indulge yourself with a coveted Maine getaway in May, for half price.  What’s even better, your stay will benefit Habitat for Humanity at the same […]

March 13, 2009 | By | Reply More
One Click To Travel Discount Coupons

One Click To Travel Discount Coupons

It’s been quite a while since I considered myself a coupon clipper, but times change, budgets tighten, and it’s time to sharpen up those clippers again!  There’s a whole new world online for finding your favorite products offered at a discount prices, and that includes travel as well.  Dozens of coupon sites populate the internet […]

March 2, 2009 | By | 1 Reply More
Giant Hotel Sale – 5 Star Resorts for $1 Dollar A Night!

Giant Hotel Sale – 5 Star Resorts for $1 Dollar A Night!

If you like to solve mysteries, you’re going to love the promotional sale at LastMinuteTravel.com.  Beginning on January 26th, and continuing for two weeks, the site will put all hotels on sale for just $1 a night for a 15 minute window each day.  If you can guess the correct time to visit the LastMinuteTravel.com […]

January 23, 2009 | By | Reply More
Honeymoon Help Just For Guys

Honeymoon Help Just For Guys

All across the world left hands are sparkling with new diamond engagement rings presented to loved ones during the holidays.  Future brides will gleefully dive into books, magazines and wedding expos to guide them on their way, but who will help the grooms plan a perfect honeymoon??  The pressure is on guys! But fear not […]

January 11, 2009 | By | 1 Reply More
Take An Enchanting Christmas Dinner Tour of Charleston, SC

Take An Enchanting Christmas Dinner Tour of Charleston, SC

Last night Clint and I had a glorious evening, traveling by horse-drawn carriage between three of Charleston’s most elegant inns on a festive Christmas Progressive Dinner.  Dressed in our holiday finery, we were trotted from luxury inn to luxury inn, sampling  culinary delights at every stop.  What a magical way to get in a holiday […]

December 23, 2008 | By | 2 Replies More
5 Great Gifts For Travelers

5 Great Gifts For Travelers

The electronic gadgets we travel with just keep getting more sophisticated and plentiful.  Here are some tech savvy gifts all travelers will love. New TSA screening rules for computers allow newly designed computer bags to go through security without taking the computer out of the bag.  Every traveler who hauls along their trusty computer will […]

December 15, 2008 | By | Reply More
The Frequent Flyer Tool We've All Been Waiting For!

The Frequent Flyer Tool We've All Been Waiting For!

Let me introduce you to YAPTA.com, a travel search engine site with a pocket full of new tricks to offer.  The one that has the potential to WOW the marketplace is a search tool to find available frequent flyer seats among several airlines with just one search.  So far participating airline frequent flyer programs are […]

December 13, 2008 | By | 1 Reply More
Rent The Thatched Roofed Cottage of Your Dreams

Rent The Thatched Roofed Cottage of Your Dreams

If you are a devoted reader of historical novels, where heroins reside in charming stone cottages with thick thatched roofs looking out on valleys of wildflowers…. you’re going to smile from ear to ear when you take a look at this wonderful website. UnderTheThatch.com is an online resource offering unusual self-catering holiday accommodations in Wales.  […]

October 26, 2008 | By | Reply More
Sandals Goes Mainstream With A New Budget-Minded Resort Brand

Sandals Goes Mainstream With A New Budget-Minded Resort Brand

Yippeeee, Sandals Corporation has announced the creation of a new resort brand targeted at budget minded travelers.  We’ve all seen the glossy Sandals  brochures filled with smiling vacationers frolicking on powdery white sand beaches bordered by colorful resorts properties.  Your smile may have wavered however when you priced the cost of a vacation at one […]

September 8, 2008 | By | 1 Reply More
Ritz-Carlton Introduces Voluntourism Programs For Their Guests

Ritz-Carlton Introduces Voluntourism Programs For Their Guests

I guess you could call this ‘doing good while doing well’. The Ritz-Carlton chain has introduced imaginative volunteer programs in all of its 70 properties worldwide. Leading the way with volunteer programs in the hotel industry and taking voluntourism to a new level is the Ritz Carlton goal. Their “Give Back Getaways” offer hotel guests […]

July 17, 2008 | By | Reply More
A Glimpse Inside the Historic Inns of Kennebunkport, Maine

A Glimpse Inside the Historic Inns of Kennebunkport, Maine

I’m just back from touring the 4th annual Arts in the Inns in Kennebunkport, Maine. For the unbelievable ticket price of $5 you get to visit 16 historic inns and meet some of Maine’s premier artists as they display their works. The two day festival is called a “pairing of palettes and palates” as culinary […]

June 11, 2008 | By | Reply More
Gas Saving Vacations Just In Time for Summer!

Gas Saving Vacations Just In Time for Summer!

Whether you’re trying to moderate the effects of global warming, or simply attempting to reduce the volume of dollars flowing into your gas tank, we’ve got terrific gas saving vacation ideas for you to get away without leaving all your hard earned cash at the gas station. #1 – Windjammer Sailing Adventure Sail along the […]

June 4, 2008 | By | Reply More