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2014-09-20 23:00:18

Guests Returned Home and Resorts Experienced Minimal Damage Los Cabos, Baja, Mexico (PRWEB) September 20, 2014 The Villa Group announced today that its Los Cabos properties, including Villa del Palmar Cabo San Lucas, Villa La Estancia and Villa del Arco, experienced minimal damages in relation to Hurricane Odile, with plans to welcome guests back to the properties by the beginning of October. As of Sept. 19, all members and guests of the Villa Group’s Los Cabos properties have returned...

2014-07-17 23:04:17

Luxury Boutique Hotel, Casa Velas, Offers New Crudités as Healthy Alternative to Mini Bar Snacks Puerto Vallarta, Mexico (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 While most resorts' mini bars are known for high calorie snacking choices such as chips, pretzels and candies, Puerto Vallarta's luxury boutique hotel, Casa Velas, takes a different approach with nutritious and satisfying crudités (raw vegetables). Casa Velas' crudités are freshly made on demand with a choice of two...

2014-07-08 12:20:35

Introductory fares from $176 to Los Cabos and $186 to Puerto Vallarta* SEATTLE, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Customers can now book travel on Alaska Airlines new nonstop flights from Portland, Ore., to Los Cabos and Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. Pending approval by the Mexico Direccion General de Aeronautica Civil (DGAC), the airline plans to begin seasonal service between Portland and Los Cabos from Nov. 3 through April 27, 2015, and between Portland and Puerto Vallarta from Nov. 4...

2014-06-28 23:01:28

Dogs Now Receive VIP Treatment With the Pet Package at the "Beyond All-Inclusive, Beyond All-Compare" Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit Riviera Nayarit, Mexico (PRWEB) June 28, 2014 According to the 2013 Pets Survey conducted by TripAdvisor®, the world's largest travel community, 53 percent of respondents with pets travel with their collared companions, while the biggest concern (29 percent) about traveling with pets is that their animal will get "stressed out". Pet...

2014-06-10 12:21:38

Puerto Vallarta, one of Mexico's leading destinations, launched its newly renovated Website, www.visitpuertovallarta.com. PUERTO VALLARTA, Jalisco, Mexico, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Puerto Vallarta, one of Mexico's leading destinations, launched its newly renovated Website, www.visitpuertovallarta.com. Puerto Vallarta is constantly aiming to provide the latest in infrastructure and services constantly renovates its destination Website as a way to incorporate the latest...

2014-05-22 23:06:43

Casa Velas' Gourmet Mexican Cuisine Restaurant, Emiliano, Earns AAA Four Diamond Award Puerto Vallarta, Mexico (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 Casa Velas' signature fine-dining restaurant, Emiliano, was awarded American Automobile Association's prestigious (AAA) Four Diamond award for restaurants. Only six restaurants in the Vallarta-Nayarit area hold the Four Diamond distinction, four of them owned by Velas Resort, including Piaf, Lucca and Frida, three restaurants located in Casa...

2014-05-21 23:00:53

Eight Unlimited Vacation Club by AMResorts (UVC) Properties Awarded ‘Best Hotel’ Distinction by U.S. News & World Report Orlando, Florida (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 Unlimited Vacation Club by AMResorts (UVC) is proud to announce the Club recently was awarded eight 2014 U.S. News & World Report Best Hotels Awards. These prestigious annual awards are given based on the collective opinion of travel experts and guests, expressed through online reviews and ratings. “We believe this...

2014-05-20 08:21:19

SEATTLE, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines submitted its application today to begin two new nonstop flights from Portland, Ore., to Los Cabos and Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. The flights are pending approval by the U.S. Department of Transportation and the Mexico Direccion General de Aeronautica Civil (DGAC). The planned seasonal service will operate between Portland and Los Cabos from Nov. 3 through April 27, 2015, and between Portland and Puerto Vallarta from Nov. 4 through...

2014-04-30 12:21:06

NEW YORK, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As people across America gear up for summer vacation, new research from Fly.com(TM) reveals that low airfares are propelling many travelers to choose destinations in Mexico, the Caribbean and Central America. Airfare searches to these three regions represent nearly half of the Fly.com Top 50 International Summer Destinations for 2014 list. While European hot spots such as London, Paris and Rome remain popular, this year's favorite...

2014-04-25 23:04:37

Luxury Boutique Hotel Serves Cocktails Made With Herbs and Flowers From On-Site Botanical Garden Puerto Vallarta, Mexico (PRWEB) April 25, 2014 Puerto Vallarta's luxury boutique hotel, Casa Velas, now serves fresh cocktails using herbs and flowers from the property's on-site organic botanical garden, which is home to dozens of herbs, flowers and vegetables. Using everything from home-grown mint for Mojitos, to Cilantro for Margaritas and even Hibiscus flowers to make Martinis,...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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