Crete is more than a Mykonos wanna be, the island paradise is a real alternative experience well suited to the luxury travel segment.
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Orient-Express Launches Association by Excellence Program
In hospitality news from leading luxury player Orient-Express Hotels, a new associate hotels programme by them promises independently owned and managed hotels new momentum.
Mr & Mrs Smith offer Limited Edition Discounts on Select Seven
Mr & Mrs Smith, the world’s leading boutique and luxury hotel collection, is offering a staggering limited edition discount this month on not one, not two, not even three… but an incredible seven of its select hotels.
Monday Travel Deal Favorites
Okay, so you’re headed to Europe, or at least thinking about it for the Summer. Argo Travel News came across a few deals that bear closer scrutiny for the traveler who’s plans are not completely filled out. From boutique hotels to full fledged luxury resorts, bad economic times can spell big time savings, as you’ll see below.
Hôtel des Académies et des Arts: Paris Art-form
Our recent excursion to Paris enlightened us about quite a few Parisian attractions, hidden secrets, legendary and lesser known wonders within the confines of the place the ancient Parisii settled and worked. Our own enlightenment, mirroring an historic one, embodied in the nickname of this place on the Sein, La Ville-Lumière. The City of Light, is in fact an ongoing work of art, a living canvas painted familiar and anew each day. Like children, this is the way to discover Paris.
5 Luxury & Lifestyle Sites to Live for
Surfing the web is a pass time for some, a job for others, but a necessity for finding anything good on the web. No matter what service one signs up for, which social network they cotton to, without Googling for some excellence or even relevance, a lot is missed. Argo Travel News tries to bring some surfing gems to you periodically. So here are some luxury sites you may not have skimmed across yet.
Who’s the Big Bad Wolf of Hotel Marketing?
Just out, the Distribution Channel Analysis study via the American Hotel Lodging Association (AH&LA) and STR, has been released. The detailed study, supposedly aimed at helping “all” hoteliers better understand hotel room distribution, discusses distribution channel mix, among other salient hotel profitability instances. But, is the study really meant for all hoteliers, or just the fat cats?
Nickels & Dimes & Billions: Ancillary Revenue Notes
An article just the other day at Travel Agent Central hints at just how deep the well of ancillary travel revenue may be. According to a cited Amadeus/IdeaWorks report, ancillary revenues could triple from $32 billion to over $100 billion on the heels of electronic miscellaneous documents (EMDs). But, the real story beneath transactions may be the […]
Hos·pi·tal·i·ty – Smith’s Stock in Trade
A couple of weeks ago we posted a short review about the digital connectedness of Mr & Mrs Smith Hotels. An honest review of an obviously superb organization, we honestly had no idea. Today I wanted to personally commend this company again, something I am not sure we have ever done. Read on, and discover the right way to do things in hospitality.