Tag: hotel

Ritz-Carlton Westchester: A deluxe apartment in the sky

Ritz-Carlton Westchester: A deluxe apartment in the sky

Ritz-Carlton Westchester in White Plains, New York offers pampered luxury for a staycation or extended stay.

September 9, 2017 | By | 8 Replies More
Memories: A three-generation travel resort with a water park and world-class beach

Memories: A three-generation travel resort with a water park and world-class beach

Contributors John and Sandra Nowlan take a “three-generation vacation” at an all-inclusive resort in the Dominican Republic and go with the flow.

July 7, 2017 | By | 2 Replies More
Las Vegas: Culinary “hot spot” in the desert

Las Vegas: Culinary “hot spot” in the desert

Forget the gambling, say guest posters John and Sandra Nowlan. Las Vegas is a culinary hot spot!

June 19, 2017 | By | 2 Replies More
Hampton by Hilton goes coastal

Hampton by Hilton goes coastal

The brand debuts four new properties in coastal cities, just in time for summer!

April 26, 2017 | By | Reply More
On FlightNetwork: Coping with a Noisy Hotel Room

On FlightNetwork: Coping with a Noisy Hotel Room

Writing for FlightNetwork, I offer some tips for avoiding a noisy hotel room on your next trip.

March 16, 2017 | By | Reply More
Margaritaville: Hospitality brand promises boomers a relaxed residential lifestyle

Margaritaville: Hospitality brand promises boomers a relaxed residential lifestyle

In a unique collaboration between a hospitality brand and a building company, Margaritaville has partnered with Minto to create an active adult community.

March 10, 2017 | By | 4 Replies More
The Mexican Riviera: Where small is beautiful

The Mexican Riviera: Where small is beautiful

Maybe it’s our age, but our ideal all-inclusive Mexican get-away now involves a relatively small resort, a natural and eco-friendly tropical setting and more…

February 17, 2017 | By | 1 Reply More
Marriott Essex House New York: Celebrating at an art deco classic

Marriott Essex House New York: Celebrating at an art deco classic

A wedding at the Marriott Essex House gave us an opportunity to check out this classic hotel…

November 26, 2016 | By | 6 Replies More
Ojai Valley Inn & Spa: A luxury southern California getaway

Ojai Valley Inn & Spa: A luxury southern California getaway

Guest contributor Laura Kelly writes about her visit to the Ojai Valley Inn & Spa, a dreamy destination along many dimensions.

November 6, 2016 | By | 2 Replies More
Cavallo Point, the Lodge at the Golden Gate: A luxury stay at an urban national park

Cavallo Point, the Lodge at the Golden Gate: A luxury stay at an urban national park

Guest contributor Laura Kelly reviews Cavallo Point Lodge in San Francisco—a great place for lovers of historic hotels, great views, nature, and cities.

October 28, 2016 | By | Reply More
Spare me the towel animals: What makes a good cabin steward?

Spare me the towel animals: What makes a good cabin steward?

The cabin steward plays a key role in the life of any cruiser. Here are five attributes of a good cabin steward.

October 21, 2016 | By | 4 Replies More
Tivoli Lisboa Hotel: Perfect perch for exploring Lisbon, Portugal

Tivoli Lisboa Hotel: Perfect perch for exploring Lisbon, Portugal

Life-size graphics with colorful street scenes line the hallways of the Tivoli Lisboa Hotel, reminders of how exquisitely poised is the hotel’s location.

September 20, 2016 | By | 3 Replies More
Southbridge Hotel and Conference Center: New vision for an old optical factory

Southbridge Hotel and Conference Center: New vision for an old optical factory

The Southbridge Hotel and Conference Center is a repurposed property that offers a hint to its past.

July 12, 2016 | By | 17 Replies More
Washcloths in Italy: Do Italians use them?

Washcloths in Italy: Do Italians use them?

Don’t count on finding washcloths in Italy. No one I asked is quite sure why.

July 7, 2016 | By | 22 Replies More
Hotel Walloon: A sparkling new Michigan lakeside boutique hotel

Hotel Walloon: A sparkling new Michigan lakeside boutique hotel

Guest contributor Laura Kelly describes her recent visit to Hotel Walloon near Petoskey, Michigan.

July 1, 2016 | By | 1 Reply More
La Tabaccaia: Rustic Tuscan charm coupled with contemporary comforts

La Tabaccaia: Rustic Tuscan charm coupled with contemporary comforts

If you are traveling to Tuscany, we highly recommend a stay at Hotel La Tabaccaia.

June 10, 2016 | By | 13 Replies More
The magic of the Grand Hotel Majestic “gia Baglioni”

The magic of the Grand Hotel Majestic “gia Baglioni”

The Grand Hotel Majestic “già Baglioni” is the oldest and most prestigious luxury hotel in Bologna, and it’s as perfect as it gets.

June 2, 2016 | By | 19 Replies More
Toronto: Friendly, foreign and nearby

Toronto: Friendly, foreign and nearby

Guest contributors John and Sandra Nowlan describe the sights and tastes of Toronto, old and new. This rich and bustling metropolis, the largest city in Canada, draws Canadian, American and other international tourists.

Five reasons to stay at Kings Courtyard Inn in Charleston

Five reasons to stay at Kings Courtyard Inn in Charleston

Kings Courtyard Inn makes for a comfortable, convenient and friendly “home away from home” for exploring historic Charleston, South Carolina.

May 2, 2016 | By | 2 Replies More
Family-friendly Dreams Riviera Cancun: Through the eyes of grandchildren

Family-friendly Dreams Riviera Cancun: Through the eyes of grandchildren

Guest contributors John and Sandra Nowlan recently visited the all-inclusive Dreams Riviera Cancun Resort & Spa in Cancun, Mexico.

April 14, 2016 | By | Reply More
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