The world’s 10 most legendary luxury hotels

The world’s 10 most legendary luxury hotels
(CNN) Though the latest crop of newly opened hotels is impressive, nothing can compare to the grand dames of the world: the handful of century-old institutions that have set global standards for luxury and hospitality. These legendary hotels …
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Waterford acquires hotels in Shelton, Milford
Terms of the hotel purchases made by the Waterford Hotel Group and its investment partners are not being released, Lisa Beers, a spokeswoman for the hospitality company, said Thursday. In addition to having an ownership stake in the newly acquired …
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Expedia features destination reviews, information and recommendations

Expedia’s Destinations page acquaints clients to their chosen vacation spot through photos posted by previous travelers. This particular page on the site also showcases traveler reviews on hotels, restaurants, and destination hot spots. With this knowledge, consumers will be able to fully coordinate their priorities. They will also be able to maximize their vacation time as they are already oriented to the things they can expect from the destination; the activities they can engage in; and the scenic spots they can visit.

•Expedia provides big savings
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With more than a decade of offering cheap travel deals to consumers, the company has been dubbed as the most budget-friendly travel agency in the world. As such, it has collected a huge following of consumers who find their wide array of discount coupons refreshing and helpful. By virtue of its products and services, some travelers now consider Expedia and savings synonymous terms. Expedia is the only site from which people can get quality discounted travel packages to an assortment of destinations. Leisure and business travelers alike would be happy to know that the site is continuously updating their offers in Find Savings’ online site (an online coupon portal that markets all Expedia’s hot travel deals and promotions).

The last thing to keep in mind is what day of the week you make your purchase. Several experts believe that on average you get the best prices right after midnight on Tuesday nights. The reasoning is that this is when the airlines put back on the market all of the un-purchased reservations for sale priced tickets from the previous weekend.
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Armed with these basic guidelines you can now start using the best travel sites to find the best fares. First try searching the best aggregator sites which are search engines that search multiple travel websites at the same time. The best aggregators for airfares as of now are, and

After you have found a great fare with an aggregator you should also check directly with the airline’s website to see if you can get it even cheaper there. And you could also do a search on Google for ‘promotion codes’ along with the name of the airline. Sometimes you can find a special running for the itinerary that you want, and you can only use this code on the airline’s website.

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Now it is time to check to see if the aggregator sites missed a budget airline due to the fact that many budget airlines do not allow themselves to be searched by the aggregators. Southwest Airlines is a prime example. You can do this by using If you discover that a budget airline that wasn’t covered by the aggregator sites flies the route you need, then go to that airline’s website and get a price. Sometimes it will be lower than anything that you found in your other searches.

Expedia coupons can be used for a variety of things, including the purchase of great travel deals, making hotel reservations and even car rental bookings. On the other hand, consumers should take note that these coupons are only applicable on online transactions since printable coupons are not yet available.

The issue of being afraid to spend the money is another very real concern for new business
owners. However, not all vacations need to be first class and expensive. However, no matter
what your budget, there are several tips to help you actually make a vacation happen and to
get the most out of that escape.

Many times, it is cheaper to take a bus from one city to another, and then take the flight from there than it is to fly directly from your city to your final destination. If for example you are traveling from San Diego to Seattle. Try to take a bus From San Diego to Los Angeles then take a plane from L.A. to Seattle. Or, if you want to go a little further, ride a bus from San Diego to Sacramento, then take a plane there. Chances are you will save a lot of money before you know it!
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These are only five ways to get cheaper airline tickets. If you really want cheap to get cheap airline ticket, explore more possibilities like buying a vacation packages, last minute discounts and accepting courier flights. In these ways, you will no longer have to pay full price the next time you travel by air. Be creative and flexible; you will find cheaper airline tickets!

1. Plan your vacation, now, for at least six months from now. You’ll be much more
likely to take it if you start planning far ahead of time. The planning will help your
excitement grow, plus you’ll have time to save for that trip, too. Additionally, you can
benefit from lower travel rates and fares if you plan early and can watch prices.
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2. Pick out something you would really like to do, not something you feel committed to
do. This is your time for renewal and rebirth. The point is to get away from stressors and
make it all about you for a change!

3. Consider the slowest time for your business and plan your vacation for that period
of time. This kills two birds with one stone, actually. You don’t have to stress about
business slowing down and you can get away without feeling you’re missing new

Vacations force us to relax and open our minds up to fresh inspiration. As a business owner,
this is the life-blood of your success. Many successful entrepreneurs actually credit their
vacation time for the creation of new ideas for their next big success.
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But in the meantime, you still need some downtime in the course of the day and week.
Although the emphasis of this article is on REAL vacations, life is what you are living
right now and can’t be put on hold. You have to enjoy each day. Again, you have started your
business so you can enjoy life more. This means having, or taking, the time to sit back and
smell the roses along the way. So what are you doing each day to really enjoy those roses?
Taking some time to spend researching where your next ideal vacation will be is one way of
‘getting away from it all’, actually. But that’s just one idea. When was the last time you
called up a friend in the middle of the week to meet for lunch or a game of tennis? Are you
taking time for yourself to exercise, mediate or practice self-care? Do you always feel you
must be productive? I am challenging you today to spend some ‘quiet time’ each day doing
either nothing, or at least nothing that fits in your category of being ‘productive’. Too
much productivity leads to staleness and actually decreased productivity.
And, after all, we want you healthy enough to TAKE that great yearly vacation!

Possibly the easiest way to save and keep more money in your pocket a little longer is to buy a round-trip ticket. Most airlines offer discounted prices for

round-trip tickets compared to purchasing separate to and from tickets. If you plan to return on a definite date, make sure to buy your tickets tickets as

far in advance as possible to ensure your flight will be available.

Also, there are some instances where traveling on weekdays is less expensive than traveling on weekends. Weekends are much busier than weekdays and the

demand for airline tickets is higher. Thus prices are higher on weekends and also on certain dates where demand is also high such as during a holiday

season. If you think it is better for you to travel on a weekday and return on a weekday, you can get really cheap airline tickets.
Various Canada travel guides either available on line or offline, tell travelers about the tourist destinations in

Canada. Fresh-water glaciers in the Canadian Rockies and the Coast Mountains make it one the loveliest place to

live in. Water sports are quite popular among travelers who travel to Canada. Niagara Falls in the Niagara River,

one of the most famous spectacles in North America attracts millions of travelers from around the world.

Niagara Falls are situated Canada and the US. The falls were formed c.10,000 years ago is now popular for its

beauty and is a valuable source of hydroelectric power and a challenging project for environmental preservation.

Niagara Falls is most attractive during summer season when weather condition is charming and attractive. At the

Canadian side, floodlights illuminate both sides of the fall for several hours after dark – and the whole scene

become magnificent.
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When traveling to Canada, travelers can enjoy doing shopping at Toronto which is considered a leading city.

Facing-off against New York State, far across the slate-grey waters of Lake Ontario, Toronto symbolizes American

culture and spirit of independence. Migrants from European, Latin American, Asian and Caribbean races inhabit in

the place and make it a plural society. Ottawa on the other hand is the capital of Canada and center of political


Philadelphia Hotels Slashing Prices for Pope's Visit

Philadelphia Hotels Slashing Prices for Pope's Visit
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Rambleside Offers to Buy Hotels Owned by Morgans Hotel

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Aptech Selected by Coastal Hotels, Margaritaville Hollywood Beach Resort

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10 Of The Best Luxury Hotel Brands In The World

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OYO Rooms launches exclusive brand for women
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Millennium & Copthorne sign four new hotels in Madinah

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