18 Renovated and New Accommodations in the Northeast
Mar03

18 Renovated and New Accommodations in the Northeast

…ts and each guestroom tells a unique story. Rare music and pop-culture memorabilia from Boston’s heritage adorn public spaces. There is also an outdoor pool and surrounding pool deck where signature cocktails and bar food are offered. 7. Ocean Place Resort & Spa Long Branch, New Jersey Ocean Place Resort & Spa, the New Jersey shore’s only beachfront resort, completed a multi-million dollar, full property renovation. The updated 255 guest…

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What’s New in New Orleans

…d surrounding communities are bustling with October.  Here’s an update from the CVB. · The World Champion New Orleans Saints returned to the Superdome on September 9 for the 2010 regular season and defeated the Minnesota Vikings. Leading up to the game, the NFL hosted “The Krewe of NFL Kickoff Parade” and televised live the NFL Opening Kickoff 2010 to ring in its 91st season. According to overnight ratings data released by the Nielsen Compa…

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Best of the Midwest: 24 Hotel Renovations in 2015
Feb24

Best of the Midwest: 24 Hotel Renovations in 2015

…Grand Hotel is bringing back its original architecture from the early 1900s and adding two bedroom suites. The new Cupola Suites will each have a bedroom with a king bed, a parlor and the option of connecting to a bedroom with two queen beds. 4. Arrowwood Resort & Conference Center Alexandria, Minnesota Arrowwood Resort & Conference Center is adding more rental cottages in 2015 to offer larger units that groups can share, cook in, etc. T…

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New York Wheel, Empire Outlets to Transform Staten Island Waterfront

…isitor experience – getting people to explore beyond the ferry terminal,” said Fred Dixon, president and CEO of NYC & Company. “More than 54 million visitors come to New York City each year, and we want to get as many of them as possible to experience Staten Island – what makes it so uniquely New York City and what makes it its own destination.” “As the first and only outlet center in New York City, Empire Outlets will offer a unique and unpa…

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Small Group Adventure Vacation in New York

…re State Building, Rockefeller Center, and Yankee Stadium, to name just a scant few. Various New York shows and New York group events can be taken in at Madison Square Garden and Broadway and off Broadway theaters. Visitor accommodations in New York City range from the budget-conscious to the extravagant, and everything in between, and this city of cities is home to endless restaurants, pubs, and eateries. Other points of interest to group tours

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Sneak Peek: Pullman’s Chicago-New York Rail Journeys

Pullman Rail Journeys announces reservations are now open for inaugural bookings from Chicago to New York City beginning October 2014. These special rail journeys are a preview to the highly anticipated, weekly overnight service to New York City launching in the fall of 2015 with additional special departures planned earlier in the year.  The new route for Pullman expands on the company’s offerings comprised of weekly service between Chicago and…

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Little Extras Keep Tour Members Happy
Jun03

Little Extras Keep Tour Members Happy

…____________________________________________________________________________ In 25 years of planning motorcoach tours in Vermont and New England, I have seen a real change in what packages offer. With many changes in the industry I find that itineraries have to be unique and have those extra components that make people want to come back. Chris Donnelly, Sugar Tours, Inc./Creative Culinary Tours I operate many types of specialty tours, which makes…

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Holiday Festivities to Brighten New York City

NYC & Company, the City’s official marketing, tourism and partnership organization, has announced festivities for the 2014-2015 holiday season. From annual favorites like Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade and New York City Ballet’s The Nutcracker to smaller, treasured celebrations like viewing Christmas lights in Dyker Heights, Brooklyn, and the New York Botanical Garden’s Holiday Train show in the Bronx, New York City provides special experien…

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