Vinitaly International Puts the Spotlight on Diversity at VINO2017

Vinitaly International Puts the Spotlight on Diversity at VINO2017NEW YORK, February 4, 2017 – Vinitaly International puts the spotlight on diversity at VINO2017
The world has never felt stronger about diversity than now, and it is no exception in the wine world today. Whether you are talking about re-discovering native grape varieties or re-evaluating the uniqueness of each terroir, or the uprise of women producers in the traditionally men-centered industry, the latest discussions in the wine world seem to share the same appreciation for diversity. Continue reading “Vinitaly International Puts the Spotlight on Diversity at VINO2017”

Visit Annapolis & Anne Arundel County – a Foodie Paradise

Visit Annapolis & Anne Arundel County -a Foodie Paradise
Visit Annapolis & Anne Arundel County – a Foodie Paradise

ANNAPOLIS, MARYLAND, FEBRUARY 05, 2017 – While January 31st was National Plan for Vacation Day, chances are not everyone has finished mapping out how they’re going to spend their hard-earned vacation days this year. Visit Annapolis and Anne Arundel County (VAAAC) can help! Since good vacations revolve around great food, VAAAC has compiled a list of eight food festivals that will be wowing visitors to Annapolis and Anne Arundel County in the months ahead. By planning ahead, savvy travelers can turn the tasty events into weekend getaways. Continue reading “Visit Annapolis & Anne Arundel County – a Foodie Paradise”

Boathouse Asian Eatery

boathouse-asian-eateryOffering an Eclectic Mix of Japanese and East Asian Cuisine

Choose from a large selection of fresh seafood including innovative sushi rolls and traditional Chinese such as Salt & Cracked Pepper Crab, Ginger lobster and Black Bean Basil Clams to pair with our unique artisanal cocktails or boutique Sonoma County wines. Open daily for lunch and dinner.
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Graton Resort & Casino
630 Park Court, Rohnert Park, CA 94928
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Tony’s Of North Beach

tonys-of-north-beachTwelve-time World Pizza Champion Chef Tony Gemignani’s passion for Italian food is the inspiration for the menu at this casual eatery. The menu includes pastas, pizzas, antipasti and salads all prepared from Tony’s famous recipes. The full bar highlights handcrafted artisan cocktails and a selection of wines from Italy and California.

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Tony’s Of North Beach
Graton Resort & Casino
630 Park Court, Rohnert Park, CA 94928
Tel: (707) 588-7741

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Daily Grill

daily-grillAn upscale casual restaurant featuring classic American dishes made from scratch. Diners enjoy a wide selection of items including fresh burgers, pastas, salads, soups and breakfast entrées. Daily Grill is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

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Daily Grill
Graton Resort & Casino
630 Park Court, Rohnert Park, CA 94928
Tel: (707) 585-7505

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630 Park Steakhouse

630-park-steakhouseA modern spin on a classic American steakhouse, 630 Park delights guests with impeccable prime steaks, fresh seafood and unparalleled hospitality. Complement your meal with the finest local wines from Napa and Sonoma Valley and finish your evening with a signature dessert. 630 Park is the premier fine dining restaurant in the region.

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Graton Resort & Casino
630 Park Court, Rohnert Park, CA 94928
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Olive Leaf Signature Restaurant


A unique dining experience with creative dishes, welcoming service and stunning views of the Mediterranean Sea await you at the Olive Leaf Restaurant.

Experience a Mediterranean vibe with an interior design inspired by the olive, a crucial ingredient used throughout the Mediterranean cuisine and delicious dishes brought to you by Israeli chef Simon Maman and Italian chef Michele Bozzeto. They bring you closer to an innovative interpretation of a Kosher Mediterranean cuisine using only fresh local products and the very best olive oil.

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A holistic Mediterranean dining experience

Fusing international and local tastes, the Olive Leaf’s dishes encompass a Mediterranean core with traditional local flavors, combined to produce a unique dining experience. Let yourself be surprised by our two brilliant chefs, Israeli chef Shimon Maman and Italian chef Michele Bozzeto; together they create their interpretation to Kosher Mediterranean cuisine by using local fresh products.

Enjoy the spectacular view of the Mediterranean Sea from the restaurant panoramic windows or have a sit on our stunning terrace during the summer season. For private events, the restaurant suggest its private room which can accommodate up to 25 people.

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Adjacent to the restaurant, guests can enjoy a private dining experience in the Olive Boardroom, where they can host private event, special dinners, celebrate unique occasions and throw small parties for up to 25 people.

Do not hesitate to contact us with your request now.


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Eat, Drink & Explore: Experience New Orleans with SiteMinder at HITEC

Eat, Drink & Explore Experience New Orleans with SiteMinder at HITEC1By Fig Cakar, managing director – the Americas, SiteMinder

Dallas, US – Located on the Mississippi River in Louisiana, New Orleans is world-famous for its raucous all-night-long party vibe, great cuisine inspired by French, American and African cultures, and, of course, the renowned Deep South hospitality.

Our team here at SiteMinder is thrilled to be exhibiting again at HITEC, ROC and IPW, and to celebrate we’ve pulled together a fun guide to drinking, eating and exploring the ‘Big Easy’. It covers everything delegates need to know about the city – even the weather and travel – and of course plenty of bars and restaurants great for unwinding after a hectic show day.

For me, these events are a great opportunity to catch up with old industry friends (and new ones!), as well as experience some great product innovations from the hotel technology sector, which continues to support the success of many hoteliers around the world and enables them to remain competitive through times when the only constant seems to be change.

This year, in particular, I am excited to be a part of the launch of the next generation in market intelligence. On June 21, SiteMinder will be revealing a free solution specifically designed to empower hotels in:

● Optimizing their room rates
● Maximizing their profitability
● Driving performance in real-time.

So, before we get to the New Orleans guide, here are three ways to get involved with SiteMinder at the events:

1. Say cheers to Happy Hour
Join us for Happy Hour at HITEC on June 21 from 3pm – stand #1611

2. Book a personalized demo
My team and I have plenty of appointments available for demonstrations of all our technology products. Simply register and we’ll tailor the demos to suit you and your hotel.

3. Get an exclusive look at our exciting reveal
As mentioned above, we have some very exciting news and all will be revealed on June 21. If you can’t wait until then, you can register to be the first to try this FREE real-time pricing intelligence tool.

Eat, Drink & Explore Experience New Orleans with SiteMinder at HITEC


SiteMinderLogo1 About SiteMinder

As the leading cloud platform for hotels, SiteMinder allows hotels to attract, reach and convert guests across the globe. We serve hotels of all sizes with award-winning solutions for independents and groups alike, wherever they are in the world.

SiteMinder’s products include The Channel Manager, the industry’s leading online distribution platform; TheBookingButton, a wholly-branded booking engine for direct bookings via the web, mobile or social; Canvas, the intelligent website creator for independent hoteliers; and GDS by SiteMinder, a single-point of entry to a six-figure network of travel agents and the world’s major GDSs. With more than 20,000 hotel customers and 400 of the industry’s top connectivity providers as our partners, today we have presence in more than 160 countries on six continents.

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Hotelier Promotes New Caribbean Culinary Council

Hotelier Promotes New Caribbean Culinary CouncilST. LUCIA, June 7, 2016 – A leading Caribbean hotelier has influenced the launch of a Caribbean Culinary Council to enhance collaboration between Caribbean chefs as well as international chefs with an interest in the region.

Karolin Troubetzkoy, Executive Director of Anse Chastanet and Jade Mountain resorts in St. Lucia, observed that tourists increasingly rank food as a primary motivator in their travel decisions and a point of high satisfaction in their travel experience.

Karolin Troubetzkoy
arolin Troubetzkoy

“Visitors to the Caribbean are looking for unique culinary experiences and locally sourced products. Increasingly, our culinary offerings are driving destination traffic alongside established factors such as accommodation and scenery,” said Troubetzkoy, who also serves as President of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA).

Troubetzkoy sees the region’s chefs as “powerful change agents” at a time when “food is a growing driver in improving quality of life, stimulating and connecting economies and celebrating culture.”

According to the CHTA president, whose two properties are among the region’s most prominent high end resorts, “culinary offerings from the region present the Caribbean, its people, and the tourism industry with tremendous untapped opportunity to celebrate and develop the Caribbean culinary brand and its diversity. We do not as yet get the recognition for our culinary excellence that the region deserves.”

Setting up a Caribbean Culinary Council under the management of the CHTA, harnesses the “tremendous growth in the number and quality of chefs emerging from the region.”

The Council will be charged to build on the success of the “Taste of the Caribbean” culinary showcase organized by CHTA which is being held in Miami this week and “further the development of regional culinary professionals, encourage the use of regionally sourced products, and broaden public awareness and support for Caribbean culinary offerings.”

Speaking at Taste of the Caribbean, Troubetzkoy stated that the pursuit of unique and memorable eating experiences has never been more important in global tourism than it is today. “The anticipation of a stellar food experience is one of the key motivators in deciding where to go,” she stated, adding that “food and drink are now considered a vital component of the tourism experience and rank in importance right next to climate, accommodation and scenery.”

Addressing the chefs in attendance at the Miami event, Troubetzkoy noted that consumer travel rating sites, social media, and visitor exit surveys provide evidence of the emphasis given to culinary experiences: “This is why we cannot underscore enough the important role you all play in our tourism industry. It is you who create exciting sensory experiences and memories. But even more so, you generate passion and desire. As our visitors showcase your culinary creations in pictures on their social media and as they describe them in their reviews and testimonials you play an important part in luring these visitors back to our shores and on top of this, entice new visitors to come visit also. You are not only culinary professionals, you are our region’s culinary ambassadors.”

For information about Taste of the Caribbean, visit

For further information about Anse Chastanet and Jade Mountain, call 1 800 223-1108 or visit and
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BED & BREAKFAST @ The Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain

BED & BREAKFAST @ The Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain

Valid through May 31, 2016
Starting at $329 USD per night

Nourish your body, mind and soul in with a relaxing combination of dining and elegant accommodations in the high Sonoran Desert. Soak in views of Tortolita Mountains, Wild Burro Canyon and pools, and savor breakfast for two in CORE Kitchen & Wine Bar to start your day off right.

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