Hotel promotions Archive

Hotel and Airfare Deals for Latin America

We’re still seeing lots of good travel deals and enticing specials out there, despite the rising cost of oil and all the global turmoil elsewhere. Here are a few select luxury travel bargains, as well as new developments on the airfare front. Spirit Air just announced that it will be flying to Toluca airport near [...]

New Luxury Travel Websites and Apps

Last week I attended the annual PhoCusWright travel technology conference to see what’s new and on the way. It was a blizzard of mobile apps, Facebook apps, and sites designed to ease our pain in booking travel. The Hipmunk flight booking interface actually sorts by “agony,” giving preference to the flights that are shortest and [...]

Score a Luxury Travel Deal for Latin America

Even at the high end of the travel spectrum, there’s still plenty of dealing and discounting going on. We may be slowly but surely exiting this recession in the U.S. and travel is definitely picking up, but it’s still slow out there for many hotel owners and tour companies. So they’re doing what they can [...]

The Dark Side of Low Hotel Occupancy Rates

I’ve been noting in our monthly newsletter for a while that this past year has been a terrific time to travel. Especially in terms of hotels, there have been some unprecedented bargains out there. The luxury hotels that have tried hard not to lower prices have been throwing in all kinds of freebies, from an [...]

Peru’s Orient Express Hotels Join Leading Hotels Group

If you like to stay at hotels that belong to the Leading Hotels of the World marketing alliance, you can add the ones from Orient-Express in Peru to your list. All of the Orient-Express properties in Peru are included and these have already been the most notable ones in town anyway. Here are our reviews [...]