Hotel promotions Archive

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 […]

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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 […]

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Read Advance Copies of Books at Las Ventanas

I’m one of those cranky editors always whining about my inbox being jammed up with press releases I never open, much less read. But every once in a while I get something interesting like this that’s worth sharing. The lovely Las Ventanas al Paraiso resort in Los Cabos has worked out an arrangement where they’re […]

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Historic Time for Bargains on High-end Travel in Latin America

I’m a little late to the party with this New York Times article that came out October 25, but it’s a really good one that hasn’t lost any relevancy: Bargains in Latin America, Where Luxury Costs Less. I feel like I wrote half of it myself over the past year, as I’ve been talking to […]

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Even Better Travel Deals Ahead?

According to a new consumer study from American Express, the travel market is going to remain soft for the near future, with hotels and airlines competing hard for a smaller population of vacationers. Among the general population, the greatest number of consumers said their top priority expenses one year ago were vacations (25%) and dining […]

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A Luxury Hotel Room for $19.28

The Leading Hotels of the World group was founded in 1928 and for it’s 80th birthday it’s doing something special. If you go register for their promotion, at 8 a.m. eastern on October 1 they’ll be selling off a limited number of rooms for $19.28 a night double. You’ll still pay the taxes of course, […]

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