In news from Bethesda, Md, JW Marriott has announced plans to open 12 all new hotels by year end 2012. This will bring the global portfolio of accommodations to total 64 hotels and resorts in 27 countries.
For those out there who do not know what the Duanwu Festival is, search giants Baidu and Google will have further confounded the unwary with their doodles celebrating the Dumpling Festival. Taiwan, Hong Kong, and China celebrate national holidays today.
For the second year in a row, Bucharest will host the Bucharest Classic Car Show, an event organized by World Trade Center Bucharest, and the Retromobil Club of Romania.
The Dragon Boat Festival is one of the oldest celebrations across East Asia. The festival in China is the one with the longest history.
If you are traveling to Europe these days, the map in this article shows you where, and how many, E.coli cases have been reported across the continent.
Travelers visiting the north of Germany, specifically Hamburg and its surroundings, are advised to avoid eating raw vegetables at all costs.
British tourists are increasingly focusing on Spain, as this particular European country offers incredibly affordable package holidays, and other benefits.
World Luxury Cruise Vacations has just announced their active cruising itineraries for Europe. The Magna Carta in England, the Scottish Highlander in Scotland and the Shannon Princess in Ireland offer opportunities for bicycling, golf, tennis, and walking along with activities afloat.
The traditional annual Tallinn Old Town Days festival opened this May 28, and will last till June 5, 2011. The motto of the festival is this year “A City with A Open Heart.”
Aside five-star luxury accommodation in Romania’s walled old town, the Fronius Residence offers free guided tours of the Citadel.
If ever a flower needed to be a national symbol, then the rose was certainly meant for Bulgaria. In keeping with this, next month the world famous (but somehow under-publicized) Kazanlak Rose Festival gets underway. Scheduled for June 4th and 5th, this historic event pays tribute to the legacy of this amazing flower in Bulgarian history and commerce.
Andrew Weiss Gallery opens the “Happy Birthday Marilyn” photography exhibition on June 1st, 2011, when Marilyn Monroe would have turned 85.
The Tokaji Wine Festival (Tokaji Borok Fesztiválja) is ongoing. It opened yesterday, and it will last till Sunday, May 29, 2011.
The festival will be held 20-26 June 2011, at the Technopolis events center, theater Eliart, and selected locations in the city.
Best Western International has just been named a 2010 web performance Silver Award winner by Compuware Corporation. Compuware’s Best of the Web Awards revealed Best Western and several other leading companies as leading edge Internet players.