French Police in the south of the country have been tagged with the term “racist” after local hoteliers spilled the beans hoteliers had been asked to report the arrival of Eastern Europeans. According to the news, police were trying to crack down on certain types of crime by following the movements of certain nationalities.
When we think of traveling first class, what’s the one image we all have in common where hotels are concerned? Is yours the hotel restaurant, it’s not always ours. How about a vast infinity edge swimming pool? Do you dream when you dream of a hotel stay of five star concierge, a valet, a spa to beat all spas, beach-side waiters, killer room service? Now room service, we got warm then, didn’t we? A luxurious suite, this is a hotel image we can all agree on.
Two news bits today concerning Germany’s disposition toward migrants and visitors draw further attention to key Schengen and visa discussion. A report via EurActiv speaks to one side of the German and EU PR aspect, the Roma people being the subject on the one hand. At the other end of Germany’s public relations woes, news that second generation Turks in Germany are headed home suggest the German state is in an exclusivity mood toward some.
Situated in the Neuilly neighborhood of Paris, Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts’ first offering in Paris promises still more upscale hospitality in one of the city’s most hospitable areas. The Mövenpick Hotel Paris Neuilly, located minutes from all the city’s most treasured monuments, sits quietly along Boulevard Victor Hugo, a quiet respite from sometimes noisy Paris.
Are you looking for something or someone to filter your digital world? Argo Travel News takes a look at another travel accommodation filtering channel, Lifestyle Hotels, with mentions of a few others. If ever there were a need for good suggestion engines, the travel space is in dire need. How do you decide where to go, where to stay, what to do? Let’s look at regional players in travel booking.
Paris, London, New York, or even a Caribbean cruise, what’s the one thing all vacations have in common? The place a traveler stays after arrival, for one. Argo Travel News went far afield today in search of the extraordinary. After all, while we seek pattern and commonality in travel, many times – isn’t it the “unique” that is so often missing?
EuroCheapo, one of the online world’s most popular travel sites, celebrates their 10th anniversary this week. According to the news the European budget hotel finders will also launch new guides for Zurich and San Francisco.
In news on the European river cruise scene, Gateway Destinations announced their upcoming collaboration with France Cruises for a once in a lifetime excursion into Bourdeaux wine country. The 11 day river cruise package begins in September, and highlights the wine of the region via sumptuous accommodations about the Mirabelle hotel barge.