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Richard Branson Wants To Know.. Do You Fancy Getting Into Bed With Virgin?

Richard Branson Wants To Know.. Do You Fancy Getting Into Bed With Virgin?

This is the cheeky and provocative query that introduces the new Virgin Hotels website.  And apparently 70% of travelers surveyed answered yes, they would be excited to stay at a hotel owned by Virgin.  So last week, Sir Richard and his Virgin group announced they are preparing to enter the crowded hospitality marketplace with a [...]

September 26, 2010 | By | Reply More
Wonder Where The Locals Go For Fun? – 3 Sites Give You The Inside Scoop!

Wonder Where The Locals Go For Fun? – 3 Sites Give You The Inside Scoop!

It is so yesterday to visit a new city and wonder around with a guide book and tourist map in hand. Let’s face it by the time it’s written and put out to print, it’s yesterday’s news and the buzz is likely gone.  You want to be where the action is… where the locals hang…. [...]

September 22, 2010 | By | Reply More
Cheapest & Easiest Way To Rent A Car

Cheapest & Easiest Way To Rent A Car

I’ve just completed an in-depth search for a 5 day rental car in Florida and after spending tons of time testing out all the major travel search engines (Kayak, Expedia, Orbitz, AAA, etc), I found that Hotwire has the best prices hands down! All of the other sources were quoting rates close to $50 per [...]

September 7, 2010 | By | Reply More
Sleep Tight, Don't Let The Bed Bugs Bite!

Sleep Tight, Don't Let The Bed Bugs Bite!

I don’t know about you, but the recent reports of increased bed bug activity in major hotels throughout the world has got me completely creeped out.  And it will apparently take way more than prayer to keep you safe from itchy bed bug bites.  Just a few days ago the EPA announced that bed bug [...]

September 6, 2010 | By | Reply More
Marriott Rewards Mega Bonus  Promotion

Marriott Rewards Mega Bonus Promotion

Marriott Hotels has upped their Rewards Program by announcing a Mega Bonus Promotion – Earn one free night for every two nights stayed.  Stay at one of the Marriott family of hotels (Marriott, Renaissance, Courtyard by Marriott, Spring Hill, Ritz Carlton etc) for two nights between September 15 and January 15, 2011, pay with your [...]

August 19, 2010 | By | Reply More
Trains, Planes & Automobiles All From One Search Engine

Trains, Planes & Automobiles All From One Search Engine

Momondo, Europe’s fastest growing travel booking site, should be on your short list of websites to use when making travel arrangements no matter what country you live in. In recent flight pricing standoffs, Momondo took top spot for consistently delivering the lowest fares.  Not only do they search for the least expensive flights using twice [...]

August 2, 2010 | By | Reply More
America's Most Polluted Beaches – Is Yours On The List?

America's Most Polluted Beaches – Is Yours On The List?

Today the NRDC (Natural Resources Defense Council) released it’s annual report of the dirtiest beaches in the United States. In the 60′s we “Loved That Dirty Water”, but today we expect to swim at safe clean waterfronts.  The NRDC keeps careful records of all water testings and beach closures throughout the United States to monitor [...]

July 28, 2010 | By | Reply More
Fly Business Class To Paris This Summer For 1/2 Price!

Fly Business Class To Paris This Summer For 1/2 Price!

Our buddies at Open Skies Airways are offering a RED HOT Summer Sale for flights to Paris from New York or Washington DC starting at just $650 one way in business class – sale ends 7/24/10 so jump right on it.  This means you can fly business class to one of the most exciting cities [...]

July 22, 2010 | By | Reply More
Titans Of Travel Marketing Predict The Future

Titans Of Travel Marketing Predict The Future

Conference Review Association of Travel Marketing Executives “The New Now & The New Next” Boston, June 15-16, 2010 Future Trends and Predictions Forester Research – Henry Harteveldt, Vice President Very quickly China will generate the largest number of travelers across the world and they are expected to have the largest travel spend per person per [...]

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Hotel Beauchamps – A Real Charmer in The Heart of Paris

Hotel Beauchamps – A Real Charmer in The Heart of Paris

Do you always wonder just where to stay in Paris.. left bank, right bank, Isle de la Cite? May I suggest a chic boutique Paris Elysees hotel, located just  two blocks off the Champs-Élysées, near the Arc de Triumph, and close to all transportation options? – The Hotel Beauchamps.  Next question, “Will the hotel be [...]

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