Archive: June, 2012

Hotel Review: Inn at the Presidio in San Francisco

Hotel Review: Inn at the Presidio in San FranciscoNews from New York Times: Paul Dyer Wine reception at the Inn at the Presidio. THE UPSHOT The first hotel to open in the Presidio, the former military base on San Francisco’s northwest edge, with suites and rooms from $ 195 to $ 350. BASICS Opened in [...]

Travel: 10 most magical islands; Reno becomes Artown in July; and is Orbitz …

Travel: 10 most magical islands; Reno becomes Artown in July; and is Orbitz …News from San Jose Mercury News: Watch out, Mac users If you’re one of Apple’s Macolytes, you could be paying more for vacations than you expected. According to The Wall Street Journal, the folks at Orbitz.com have discovered that the Mac-using demographic [...]

FTC Lawsuit Alleges Wyndham Failed to Protect Customer Data All Three Times

FTC Lawsuit Alleges Wyndham Failed to Protect Customer Data All Three TimesNews from PC Magazine: Consumer protection agency FTC is going after hotel operator Wyndham Worldwide for not doing enough to protect customer financial data. The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has filed a lawsuit against mega-hotel Wyndham Worldwide and three of its subsidiaries for failing [...]

Travel Channel Greenlights Second Seasons of Original Series “Hotel …

Travel Channel Greenlights Second Seasons of Original Series “Hotel …News from The Futon Critic: TRAVEL CHANNEL GREENLIGHTS SECOND SEASONS OF ORIGINAL SERIES “HOTEL IMPOSSIBLE” AND “BAGGAGE BATTLES” Network to Premiere Season Three of its Hit Series “The Dead Files” on Friday, August 10 CHEVY CHASE, MD (June 28, 2012) – Following the success of the [...]

Top Ten Travel Apps – research study released by HotelsCheap.org

Top Ten Travel Apps – research study released by HotelsCheap.orgNews from San Francisco Chronicle: Ten Must-Have Travel Apps announced by HotelsCheap.org Jericho, New York (PRWEB) June 27, 2012 HotelsCheap.org is widely recognized as one of the internet’s best discount hotel providers, supplying budget minded travelers with cheap hotel deals, and guaranteeing the lowest possible rates [...]

Hotel chain sued for customer data breach

Hotel chain sued for customer data breachNews from msnbc.com: U.S. regulators filed a complaint against Wyndham Worldwide Corp and three subsidiaries on Tuesday, alleging that a failure by the hospitality company to safeguard consumers’ personal information led to more than $ 10 million lost to fraud. Don’t miss these Travel stories Room with view and [...]

The Benson Hotel Earns 2012 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

The Benson Hotel Earns 2012 TripAdvisor Certificate of ExcellenceNews from Seattle Post Intelligencer: Honored as a Highly Rated Hotel as Reviewed by Travelers on the World’s Largest Travel Site Portland, Ore. (PRWEB) June 25, 2012 The historic Benson Hotel today announced that it has received a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence award. The accolade, which honors [...]

Top 10 converted hotels

Top 10 converted hotelsNews from The Malaysian Insider: Mandarin Oriental, Prague. – Reuters pic LOS ANGELES, June 25 — Everybody likes a bit of variety and what better way to try out something different on vacation than by staying in an old monastery or a former school that has been reborn as a luxurious hotel. [...]

US hotels offer Chinese comforts of home

US hotels offer Chinese comforts of homeNews from Bryan College Station Eagle: A group of tourists from China take in the sights of the New York Stock Exchange and Federal Hall National Memorial on Tuesday. Major hotel brands are increasingly catering to Chinese tourists. /AP photo NEW YORK � Major hotel brands are bending over [...]

Hotel Scoop Travel Writers Fan Out Across the Globe This Summer

Hotel Scoop Travel Writers Fan Out Across the Globe This SummerNews from Virtual-Strategy Magazine: The hotel blog with “reviews of lodging worth talking about” will see its professional travel writers covering properties in 17 countries on five continents over the summer. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) June 23, 2012 Interested in visiting a historic French colonial hotel [...]

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