Latest Ice hotel Stories

2014-04-29 23:14:27

With HospitalityVision's Concierge ToGo ® mobile app, every hotel can now create a Superhero like Super Kate from the Super 8 or other personalized virtual concierge to help guests with hotel and local services 24/7. Corvallis, Oregon (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 “Able to leap housekeeping carts in a single bound, call the front, desk, book a limo tour, send a postcard, or make dinner reservations. “It’s a hotel gm, it’s a desk concierge, no it’s Super Kate and Super Nate...

2010-10-13 14:15:00

ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Intelity has developed and installed the first full service hotel software for the iPad tablet. Offering more than 20 different hotel services to guests with just a touch of their finger, the company premiered the system last month at the Royalton Hotel in New York City. In its first weeks, guests who use the Intelity technology exceed a whopping 80 percent. Called ICE (for Interactive Customer Experience), a parade of well-known hotel brands will...

2006-02-08 08:05:00

By Justyna Pawlak BALEA LAC, Romania -- Tucked away in a remote valley in Romania's Carpathian mountains, a tiny ice hotel has opened to try and attract tourists and their cash to the unspoiled forests of some of Europe's greatest wilderness. A refuge for brown bears, wolves, bison, lynx and a wealth of other wildlife and plant species found nowhere else, the region needs money to tackle the poverty that environmentalists say could threaten the mountains. Arnold Klingeis hopes his...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.