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1 hr ago | Hospitality Net
The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. 4445 Willard Avenue - Suite 800 Chevy Chase, MD 20815 United States Phone: 941-6225 Fax: 703-941-7492 Visit Website Wedding planners at The Ritz-Carlton are redefining the art of the wedding atelier by curating artisanal luxury wedding shows fuelling the dreams of couples looking for an intimate affair or a lavish dream wedding that would rival royalty. each year, making The Ritz-Carlton the largest luxury wedding atelier and host in the region.
2 hrs ago | Mail on Sunday
Tourist snaps chilling moment a family allows their BABY to crawl to the edge of a 1,982ft mountain ledge for a souvenir photo From a 1,300ft zip wire in Colombia to a cliff-edge trek in China: Incredible photos of world's most dangerous walks to school Complaining that Stonehenge is 'just rocks', writing about pimps on a stairwell and BLOOD STAINS on pillows: The most bizarre TripAdvisor reviews of all time revealed If your name's not down, you're not coming in! Pranksters set up makeshift NIGHTCLUB in a London Tube carriage, complete with banging music and bouncers City of culture! Five of the UK's top 10 best-rated museums are in London ... with the National Gallery ranked number one 'I have never been so ill': Thomas Cook agrees to pay A 3,000 to holidaymaker who was hospitalised after contracting E. coli at Tunisian resort What a wash out! World's first five-star underwater hotel ... (more)
2 hrs ago | Express India
A study by travel site TripAdvisor reveals that the number of Indians planning to travel abroad in 2014 has gone up. AP/PTI A study by travel site TripAdvisor reveals that the number of Indians planning to travel abroad in 2014 has gone up by 21 percent compared to last year.
2 hrs ago | Palm Beach Post
It's adios to Cabana Las Palmas in West Palm Beach. The Nuevo Latin cuisine restaurant quietly shut down on August 31, after five years in the 500 block of Clematis Street.
Set to Launch in the summer of 2016, Aloft El Paso Downtown will Appeal to the Next Generation of Travelers with its Loft-Like Design, Intuitive Technologies and Live Music at the WXY Bar. Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. today announced plans for its leading-edge Aloft brand to debut in El Paso, Texas.
TUCSON, AZ - A popular outdoor museum in Tucson has just made a top ten list, based on millions of reviews and opinions. TripAdvisor says the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum is number 9 on the list.
Get as many opinions as possible -- it's always better to make highly personal decisions with the doubts of others swirling around inside your head. 2. Hire a travel agent and pay them hundreds of dollars to tell you that you're only viable destination-wedding option is an all-inclusive resort in Mexico that he/she directly profits from.
The rise of online review sites like Yelp and TripAdvisor have forced businesses to take action to maintain their digital reputations. To combat the rise in businesses suing over bad online ratings, a congressman is introducing a bill that will clarify the relationship between reviewer and reviewee while trying to prevent frivolous lawsuits.
Carnival to renew Great Vacation Guarantee program Carnival Cruise Lines refunded 47 cruises over the past year Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1s5lAUI Carnival Cruise Lines refunded 47 cruises over the past year in the process of honoring its Great Vacation Guarantee, which promises your money back plus 10% if a Carnival cruise isn't for you. The no-questions-asked refund was one way Carnival tried to rebuild its business from the aftermath of the Carnival Triumph engine room fire and subsequent bad publicity early in 2013.
Crowd-sourced review sites like Yelp or Tripadvisor have always been a bit of a predicament for businesses. On one hand, they do a better job of weeding out the good, the bad, and the ugly, better than any curated review service ever has.
David Dingle has been appointed chairman of the powerful cruising empire and David Noyes, currently executive vice president of operations, has been promoted to chief executive. Mr Dingle, together with Mr Noyes, who will also have operating responsibility for the UK-based brands P&O Cruises and Cunard Line, will take up their new roles on October 1 and report to Carnival Corporation president and chief executive, Arnold Donald in Miami, Florida.
"Founded in 1879, this spectacular Windy City attraction is home to more than 300,000 pieces of art including the famous "American Gothic" painting by Grant Wood and "Stack of Wheat" by Claude Monet," TripAdvisor said. "In addition to its permanent displays, the museum hosts 30 rotating exhibitions and hundreds of gallery talks and performances each year.
NASA plans to announce today the winner of a lucrative contract to build the so-called "taxi" to the International Space Station that will return the U.S. to manned spaceflight, the space agency said. The competition pits aerospace giant Boeing Co.
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As part of a multi-million dollar investment to restore one of Europe's most iconic hotels under The Luxury Collection, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. today unveiled the restored public spaces at Hotel Imperial, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Vienna. The one-year, $14M restoration of the hotel's ground floor, which includes the landmark lobby, a signature restaurant, destination bar, Imperial Cafe and Imperial Torte shop, and private event venues, was led by British interior designer Alex Kravetz, in close collaboration with the Bundesdenkmalamt .
Europe's biggest tour operator, TUI Travel, and majority owner TUI have agreed the terms of a merger, creating the world's largest leisure and tourism group with a combined value of EUR6.5 billion . The agreement on the terms of the recommended all-share, nil-premium merger comes after the two companies announced they were in talks in June.
On Monday, gold- and silver -focused exploration company Newstrike Capital reported the results of a preliminary economic assessment for its Ana Paula project in Mexico, and the numbers certainly appear to stack up well. With an after-tax net present value of $232.1 million at a 5-percent discount, an internal rate of return of 32.8 percent and a 2.4-year payback period, Newstrike looks to have a project with strong potential under its belt.
Updated: Wed Sep 17, 2014 06:49 am
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