Outdoorsy opulence at two ‘glamping’ resorts

As wonderful as camping can be, it is frequently plagued with the grittiness that arrives with living outdoors: obtaining eaten alive by mosquitos, possessing air mattresses deflate midslumber and not becoming shut to a clean rest room — or any bathroom at all.

Glamping, or glamorous tenting, “bridges the hole for vacationers who adore the outdoors but not classic camping,” stated Kelly Thomson of Glamping.com, a website that curates a collection of travel locations and resorts.... Read More

Grand Canyon growth proposals stir controversy

Two proposed development initiatives in and close to the Grand Canyon could carry a gondola that goes to the foundation of the canyon, accommodations and retail stores to the japanese rim, as well as a large business and housing improvement to the gateway city of Tusayan, Ariz.

But people proposals are elevating considerations about how much far more improvement the landmark can sustain.... Read More

Very last Frontier exciting at Icy Strait Point

Movie: Visiting Alaska’s Icy Strait Position

As vice president of functions, Tyler Hickman is in demand of day-to-day administration at Icy Strait Position. Last 12 months, the port experienced seventy three ship calls. Hickman, who lives in a cottage at the now-shut salmon cannery, describes what can make it stand out from the rest. View the video listed here. ... Read More

Riu Plaza ventures stateside with NYC, Miami Seashore locations

Riu Hotels &amp Resorts is investing massive in its work to establish its Riu Plaza city model in Miami Beach and New York, two of the most profitable hotel markets in the U.S.

The Spanish firm flies its Plaza flag in Guadalajara, Mexico, and Panama Town and ideas to open in Berlin next year.... Read More

Crawford Resort opens in Denver’s Union Station

Denver is welcoming its latest luxurious resort.... Read More

Dispatch, Montreal: Pay attention to the tunes

Montreal was the location for Caribbean and Mexico editor Homosexual Nagle Myers more than the July four vacation. It was beach front climate, but Gay took to the streets rather of the surf. Gay’s 1st dispatch follows.

The streets have been alive with the sound of music, especially jazz, when I arrived. Montreal’s yearly ten-working day Jazz Fest, 35 a long time old and heading strong, was heading into its last three times.... Read More

Jackson Hole Airport seeks more nonstops

Jackson Hole Air Advancement Resources (JH Air) is spearheading an growth of nonstop air support to thirteen metropolitan areas during the 2014-fifteen wintertime time.

The move is a end result of the sturdy 2013-14 ski year, which noticed a 10% boost by means of the Jackson Hole Airport.... Read More

AC by Marriott resort coming to New Orleans

Marriott International’s first U.S. hotel beneath its AC upper-midscale brand name will be in New Orleans.

The AC Hotel New Orleans Bourbon Avenue will open in the aged Cotton Exchange Creating in Oct. Added AC resorts are slated to open following year in Miami and Kansas City, Mo., in addition to Chicago. Marriott strategies to open far more than thirty AC accommodations in the U.S. and Latin America in the course of the subsequent 3 many years.... Read More

At new Harry Potter park, celebration and extended lines

ORLANDO — Amid a celebratory burst of fireworks and confetti, Common Orlando Resorts formally opened The Wizarding Globe of Harry Potter – Diagon Alley to attendees on Tuesday.

I was amongst reporters who joined supporters from as significantly absent as Eire and England, waiting at Common Studios Florida ahead of dawn to knowledge the park.... Read More

Chicago’s Navy Pier may possibly insert boutique resort

Chicago’s Navy Pier, the most well-known vacationer spot in the Midwest, may add a boutique lodge near its jap stop as part of its upcoming centennial celebration.

Officers are pitching a web site that would accommodate a boutique resort as large as 225 rooms, according to Navy Pier spokesman Nick Shields.... Read More