"We fully believe customers should have recognized the fare that was very briefly offered as being an obvious error that is simply too good to be true versus the normal price of approximately $20,000 round trip for a first-class fare from the U.S. to Australia," said Tim Smith, a spokesman for American. "Your customer admits that he thought it was an excellent, even fantastic price, even for firs
"Opening in Hollywood, the epicenter of pop culture, marks a true milestone in W's global expansion into the world's most exciting and vibrant destinations," said Eva Ziegler, Global Brand Leader, W Hotels Worldwide and Le Meridien. "W Hollywood further demonstrates our passion for entertainment as well as our leadership in cutting-edge design, which sets the stage for W's unique lifestyle progra
Service Will Expand To Business Centers Worldwide, Offering Customers More Opportunities to Hold Dynamic and Productive Meetings It is a big day for us at Marriott International as we unveiled our first GoThere Virtual Meetings studios at the New York Marriott East Side Hotel and Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and.
It is a big day for us at Marriott International as we unveiled our first GoTher
And the parties they threw at night! I remember one where a big travel company rented Sea World for a lavish reception for hundreds of people, with Champagne, ice sculptures and a special performance by whales leaping into the air. When I remarked to one of the trainers that the whales all had unworldly, gleaming white smiles, she confided that a marine dental veterinarian came in to bleach the c
As the ancient stretching and meditation practice gained popularity, the travel industry began seeing dollar signs in sun salutations. Soon, yoga classes were showing up on the on-demand channels in Hyatts and Marriotts, and at the Kimpton hotel chain mats and straps were available to guests who asked. Spas and resorts began to tweak their yoga programs by hosting weeklong retreats with yoga mast
The Fairmont Pacific Rim, fronting one of Vancouver’s best addresses, is a newcomer to an area rich in history and intrigue. With unobstructed views of the north Shore Mountains, Stanley Park and Coal Harbour, guests are treated to the vistas that have transfixed travelers since Captain Vancouver arrived in 1792. Sophisticated and cosmopolitan, but casual and contemporary, the hotel combines th
Miami Beach is home to yet another bunch of hip new hotels this season: The W South Beach (from $609; 305-938-3000 or whotels.com), where Warhols hang in the lobby, has ocean views and a sexy pool deck called Wet. The Gansevoort South (from $325; 305-604-1000 or gansevoortsouth.com) also has views, designer pools, and stylish rooms, plus a David Barton gym and spa. The plantation-chic Betsy (from
Ticket to ride commuter flights to the edge of space may not be too far off -- with spaceliners departing several spaceports here in the United States.
New facts regarding the emerging personal space travel business were presented last week before the House Subcommittee on Space and Aeronautics in Washington, D.C.
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