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2014-01-29 08:32:15

Hotel Is the Largest in Austin; Scheduled to Open on March 1, 2015 AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- JW Marriott Austin® announced today that the hotel has reached its final construction height or "topped out." When the JW Marriott Austin opens, it will be the largest hotel in Austin and the largest JW Marriott hotel in the United States. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120210/DE51498LOGO) Slated to open on March 1, 2015, construction began on the...

2014-01-27 16:24:06

Tens of Thousands Set to Visit Asia's World City for Annual Chinese New Year Celebration January 31, 2014 LOS ANGELES, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On January 31, Hong Kong will undergo its annual city-wide transformation, morphing into the epicenter of the world's largest and internationally televised Chinese New Year celebration. Headlined by the award-winning Cathay Pacific International Chinese New Year Parade in Kowloon, and Chinese New Year Fireworks Display on the...

2014-01-27 08:25:24

New York's Historic Amusement Park Welcomes First 'Loop' Coaster Since 1910 BROOKLYN, N.Y., Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Roller coaster fanatics from around the world have a new reason to visit Luna Park in Coney Island this year. This Memorial Day Weekend, the amusement venture will be welcoming its first-ever vertical lift steel roller coaster, The Thunderbolt, to its lineup of joy rides. The new coaster will sit where the original wooden Thunderbolt thrilled riders from the...

2014-01-24 08:23:08

Ten Hotels and Fourteen Restaurant Members in North America Recognized with the Prestigious Award NEW YORK, Jan. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Relais & Chateaux members throughout the United States have been awarded one of the highest honors in the hospitality industry - Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star Award. Auberge du Soleil, Aubergine, the restaurant at L'Auberge Carmel, Del Posto, Ranch at Rock Creek, and Rancho Valencia are the newest recipients of the Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star Award....

2014-01-23 08:26:32

New Rating Marks The First Four Star For Hotel Derek In 10-year History HOUSTON, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Texas-chic styling and bold look at Hotel Derek, by Destination Hotels & Resorts, has more than just hotel guests seeing the space in a new light. Forbes Travel Guide released its list of 2014 Star Rated Hotels, Restaurants and Spas, an industry standard rating system. Hotel Derek received a Four Star rating, a first-ever for the Galleria-area's signature boutique...

2014-01-22 08:29:26

myMEDholiday.com has signed on as a media partner to promote the IMTEC 2014 trade show this March in the United Arab Emirates, which features an exhibition, an interactive conference, and a program involving up to 80 international health-tourism investors BANGKOK, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- myMEDholiday.com, a one-stop medical tourism portal that provides detailed information on healthcare facilities and treatments in more than 15 countries worldwide, has been chosen to...

2014-01-22 08:24:39

Most Five-Stars recognized in Forbes Travel Guide history ATLANTA, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Forbes Travel Guide today unveiled its 56(th) list of Star Rating recipients worldwide, including 15 new Five-Star hotels,16 new Five-Star restaurants and five new Five-Star spas. The total number of Five-Star hotels now numbers 97 worldwide, the most in Forbes Travel Guide's history. Forbes Travel Guide also recognized 296 Four-Star hotels, 186 Four-Star restaurants and 149 Four-Star spas, as...

2014-01-21 23:31:25

IHG Rewards Club Members Can Now Earn Points when Booking with GroundLink New York, NY (PRWEB) January 21, 2014 GroundLink, the next generation car service, is proud to announce that it has partnered with IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group) to be the preferred car service provider for IHG® Rewards Club members. GroundLink, which provides a seamless, consistent and reliable ground transportation experience for travelers, is now offering IHG Rewards Club members the ability to...

2014-01-21 23:00:08

Travelers Find Value with Vakast Vacation Rentals (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 Vakast, an online vacation rental site company, announced today that it’s receiving a high volume of inquiries for vacation rental properties located near the 2014 Super Bowl being held at the MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey, on Sunday, February 2nd. Whether staying in New York or closer to the action in East Rutherford, travelers are stunned by inflated hotel rates. It is widely known and...

2014-01-21 16:26:01

Robust pipeline includes 15 projects with Marriott and Hilton; Franchise Agreement for 116-room AC Hotel by Marriott in San Diego's Gas Lamp Quarter LIVINGSTON, N.J., Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Briad Lodging Group finished off 2013 with the opening of two new hotel properties. However, that is just the beginning of the extensive growth planned over the next several years. With one hotel under construction, a 131-room, Homewood Suites in Branchburg, NJ, and another, a Residence Inn in...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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