Seattle's Fairmont Olympic to Renovate

Seattle's Fairmont Olympic to Renovate

Seattle’s landmark Fairmont Olympic Hotel will undergo a major renovation to the lobby, meeting spaces, and food & beverage outlets in the first half of 2020, the hotel announced in a press release Tuesday. The hotel will remain open for business during…

Villas of Distinction Expands Villa Inventory in Italy

Villas of Distinction Expands Villa Inventory in Italy

WHY IT RATES: Villas of Distinction is catering to the rise of tourism in Italy by providing additional villa options throughout the country. —Codie Liermann, Associate Editor RELATED OFFERS DOUBLE DESTINATION DOLLARS: RECEIVE UP … Villas of … Cyber Week Sale: $2,000…

The best hotels in Oxford

The best hotels in Oxford

Where’s the university, people ask when they first visit Oxford. Truth is, it’s all around you, with 39 colleges scattered about town – just follow those famous dreaming spires. In the same way, the best hotels here aren’t the most obvious ones…

Radisson Americas president steps down

Radisson Americas president steps down

Radisson Hotel Group said its president of the Americas, Ken Greene, has resigned for personal reasons. Greene joined the company in 2017, when it was called Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group. Radisson Hotel Group is conducting a search for Greene’s replacement. Source: Read…

Hyatt Hotels unveils ambitious 2020 expansion plans

Hyatt Hotels unveils ambitious 2020 expansion plans

Hyatt Hotels has revealed more than 20 new luxury hotels and resorts are expected to join its portfolio worldwide by the end of 2020. The additions include new properties under the Park Hyatt, Andaz, Alila, Grand Hyatt, Miraval and the Unbound Collection…

Here’s a way to get your Christmas list sorted

Here’s a way to get your Christmas list sorted

If you’re kicking yourself over not jumping on a cheap flight deal or a hotel bargain during the Black Friday sale, you’re still in luck. In the lead up to Christmas, hotel chains, travel agents and even airlines are dropping a number…

Hyatt all inclusives open in Dominican Republic

Hyatt all inclusives open in Dominican Republic

The Hyatt Ziva and Hyatt Zilara all-inclusive resorts in Cap Cana, Dominican Republic, opened on Dec. 2. The two 350-room resorts are Hyatt’s first in the Dominican Republic. Set on 40 acres on Juanillo Beach, the resorts are owned and operated by…

Travel Advisors Honored at Grand Velas Riviera Maya

Travel Advisors Honored at Grand Velas Riviera Maya

WHY IT RATES: This event provided travel agents an opportunity to experience everything the Grand Velas Riviera Maya resort has to offer. —Codie Liermann, Associate Editor RELATED OFFERS Slip Away This Spring Velas Resorts “[Travel advisors] are the number one factor around…