Leading global hospitality company Hyatt Hotels Corporation and Dutch real estate developer Hillgate Properties NV have entered into an agreement for the operation of a Hyatt Place hotel in the Netherlands, near Amsterdam’s Schiphol airport. Once completed in mid-2013, the property will be the first Hyatt Place hotel to open in Europe and will mark the introduction of Hyatt’s select service brands to the European Community.
Hyatt Place Amsterdam Airport, with… Continue
Added by Sunvalley Communication on March 7, 2011 at 4:30am —
This holiday season Holland America Line is providing the ultimate getaway gift for the entire family with 22 signature holiday cruises ranging from seven to 17 days. Whether basking in a Caribbean sunset or reveling in the ultimate Antarctic white Christmas, guests aboard the premium line can leave the hustle and bustle behind and enjoy up to 50% savings, plus special reduced rates for third and fourth guests sharing staterooms, on select sailings.
Added by Sunvalley Communication on September 16, 2010 at 1:00pm —
DC Comics' Super Hero Green Lantern will focus the might of his Power Ring at Six Flags Great Adventure in 2011 with the launch of an exciting new thrill ride. Towering 15 stories high with over three quarters of a mile of twisting green steel, this new stand-up coaster will take riders on a journey of epic proportions.
Standing 154 feet tall and reaching speeds of 63 mph, 'Green Lantern' will rank among the… Continue
Added by Sunvalley Communication on September 16, 2010 at 4:00am —
Set to open in 2012, Hong Kong-based Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts, Asia Pacific's leading luxury hotel group will manage a new four-storey 292-room Traders Hotel located in the heart of Puteri Harbour, Nusajaya, one of the five flagship zones in Iskandar Malaysia, in the waterfront precinct and will form part of an integrated complex that comprises an 60,000-square-foot… Continue
Added by Sunvalley Communication on November 25, 2009 at 4:30am —
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines today operated its first ever passenger flight powered by sustainable biokerosene. To give an extra impulse to sustainable air transport, KLM today also joined hands with North Sea Petroleum and Spring Associates to establish the SkyEnergy consortium.
The company used Boeing 747 equipment for the demonstration flight with one of the aircraft engines running on a fuel mixture made up of 50% sustainable bio-fuel and 50% traditional… Continue
Added by Sunvalley Communication on November 23, 2009 at 8:00am —
Real Resorts, a Mexican chain of luxury five star all inclusive resorts in Cancun and Playa del Carmen - Riviera Maya, announced the new expansion at The Royal Playa del Carmen a casually elegant beachfront resort considert to be the jewel of the Rivera Maya (Mexico) with breathtaking views of the turquoise Caribbean, is now complete and ready to… Continue
Added by Sunvalley Communication on November 23, 2009 at 7:30am —
New York Food On Foot Tours, the highest rated food tour on TripAdvisor's Things To Do In NYC, today announced the launch of the World Famous Sweet Tooth Tour. The tour allows kids to be kids and adults to be kids all over again. Visitors and natives New Yorkers indulge their sweet tooth together as they visit New York by subway and foot on this unique winter season tour. Food On Foot Tours specializes in unique New York City Subway/Walking Tours in Brooklyn, Manhattan &… Continue
Added by Sunvalley Communication on November 23, 2009 at 6:30am —
Researchers at IBM are helping to break the language barrier for international business travelers with a new technology dubbed 'n.Fluent'. The smart software instantaneously translate electronic documents and Web pages, even live, instant messages exchanged on smartphones, between English and 11 other languages.
At the heart of n.Fluent, a remarkably successfully internal IBM crowdsourcing project, is the wisdom… Continue
Added by Sunvalley Communication on November 23, 2009 at 6:00am —
Fifty years after the first Eurail Pass was sold, European rail travel still going strong and growing. Between January and April 2009 the number travelers with an InterRail Pass increased by 5 percent compared to last year. In 2008 almost 240,000 Europeans travelled with the pass, an increase of 37 percent compared to 2007.
“Despite the economic slowdown we are seeing continued growth as more people choose to go… Continue
Added by Sunvalley Communication on November 23, 2009 at 1:30am —
Conceived by a Belgian leading travel guru Filip Muyllaert and top SEO specialist Tom Muyllaert, Luxurytravelbutler, a new concept in luxury travel marketing website debuts today.
The consumer site is designed for discerning travellers wordwide who are looking for top deluxe travel experiences and is constantly updated with the most exclusive and surprising travel ideas.
The site provides a… Continue
Added by Sunvalley Communication on November 22, 2009 at 11:00am —
Zagat recently released the results of its first cruise line survey revealing that travelers named Crystal Cruises as their "favorite" among mid-sized ships. The ultra-luxury line was also the winner for Top Facilities and Top Activities.
The survey, conducted on zagat.com
, covers 22 major cruise lines as voted on by 2,379 regular cruisers.
Added by Sunvalley Communication on November 20, 2009 at 5:00pm —
Be in charge of your own flight and jet off to exotic destinations in 'Jump Seat,' a new Facebook game launched by Air New Zealand, a member of the Star Alliance network. The interactive game tasks Facebook players with various missions and fast-paced adventures to be completed en route.
'Jump Seat' players can upload pictures to create their very own avatars as… Continue
Added by Sunvalley Communication on November 20, 2009 at 1:30pm —
Low Cost carrier AirTran Airways, a subsidiary of AirTran Holdings, announced today that the airline will offer double A+ Rewards credits to all A+ Rewards members when they fly to or from Milwaukee to any AirTran Airways destination through February 10, 2010.
When A+ Rewards members purchase travel, they will earn four A+ Rewards credits for every round-trip… Continue
Added by Sunvalley Communication on November 20, 2009 at 10:30am —
The Air Transport Association of America (ATA), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S. airlines, today reported that passenger revenue, based on a sample group of carriers, fell 15 percent in October 2009 versus the same month in 2008.
This marks the 12th consecutive month in which passenger revenue has declined from the prior year, fueled primarily by the 11th consecutive month of ticket price… Continue
Added by Sunvalley Communication on November 20, 2009 at 6:30am —
Delegates attending the fourth edition of MIPIM Asia, the world's property market in Asia-Pacific, said they were more optimistic about the state of the property market compared to the same time last year, according to an independent survey carried out at the event.
The survey, conducted by researchers from Wisconsin University and the HKUST Business School, was presented by… Continue
Added by Sunvalley Communication on November 20, 2009 at 5:30am —
The European Court of Justice in Luxembourg today ruled that it will require airlines in the European Union to compensate victims of mass delays for which they are responsible. Those who are forced to wait three hours or more will be compensated €600, the same as if their flight had been cancelled. But the airlines will be required NOT to cancel the flight unless it fits strict criteria as set down in this historic new law.
The decision, handed down by the European… Continue
Added by Sunvalley Communication on November 19, 2009 at 12:30pm —
Among the nine 2009 Readers' Choice Awards that Holland America Line, a division of Carnival Corporation operating a fleet of 14 ships offering nearly 500 cruises to 320 ports in more than 100 countries, territories or dependencies, has received from Porthole Cruise Magazine are five that recognize the line's varied and port-intensive cruise itineraries. Readers of Porthole conferred awards for Best Central America/Panama Canal,… Continue
Added by Sunvalley Communication on November 19, 2009 at 12:30pm —
Montreal-based Canadian flag carrier Air Canada, the 13th largest commercial airline in the world serving 33 million customers annually with scheduled and charter air transportation to more than 170 destinations on five continents, today announced it has begun trials to offer its customers Gogo® Inflight Internet Service on board select flights on the carrier's Toronto-Los… Continue
Added by Sunvalley Communication on November 19, 2009 at 12:00pm —
Every holiday season, millions of Americans travel through the nation's airports, seaports, and train stations to spend time with loved ones. Special holiday get-togethers - and traveling itself - bring people close together but also provide an ideal way for illness to spread.
To help travelers avoid the flu
this holiday season, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention… Continue
Added by Sunvalley Communication on November 19, 2009 at 10:00am —
Rising 14 stories above the San Fernando Valley floor, NoHo 14, located at 5440 Tujunga Avenue, North Hollywood, CA 91601, is rapidly becoming a beacon for luxury, style, and impeccable North Hollywood living. The swanky 14-story high-rise now features complimentary weekend valet parking and hospitality trained Courtesy Patrol Officers operated by Beverly Hills based Residential Hospitality Services, Inc.…
Added by Sunvalley Communication on November 18, 2009 at 10:30am —