New York City Neon Company Supporting Havana’s Neon Restoration Program

New York City Neon Company Supporting Havana’s Neon Restoration Program
1952 neon Buick on acrylic panel. Made for “Trash and Vaudville”, St. Marks Place, NYC

NEW YORK, NY., February 05, 2017 – New York City’s legendary neon creators, Let There Be Neon, has become the first US neon company involved in Havana, Cuba’s emerging neon sign restoration movement. Let There Be Neon has agreed to become a strategic partner with Habana Light Neon + Signs, Havana’s only private neon company, in compliance with U.S. laws and regulations.

This effort is made to confirm Let There Be Neon’s relationship with the innovative private sector company, Habana Light Neon + Signs, prior to the change in administration. This is a strategy other major US Companies are employing to solidify their business positions during a period of uncertainty in US-Cuba relations. Let There Be Neon will assist Habana Light in the exciting historic preservation projects now going on in that city. Continue reading “New York City Neon Company Supporting Havana’s Neon Restoration Program”

Diamond Resorts International(R) Timeshare — Encourages To Experience Major U.S. Cities

Diamond Resorts International(R) Timeshare -- Encourages To Experience Major U.S. CitiesLAS VEGAS, NV–(Marketwired – July 02, 2016) – Diamond Resorts International® Timeshare network with vacation ownership properties in over 35 countries, is a firm advocate of foreign travel and the perspective-expanding, exciting aspects of going abroad. But it also believes in experiencing the best locations right at home. With so many great cities in the U.S. to explore, they have offered some suggestions.

New York City is sometimes used as the standard by which other cities are judged. Its energy and towering skyscrapers are firmly in the American imagination like no other city. Even if one has never visited, the essence of New York has been represented in films and TV. Superman’s Metropolis and Batman’s Gotham are clearly based on New York City. Gotham, of course, is also a real-life nickname for the city, but many people are unaware that it was coined in 1807 by author Washington Irving, famous for his stories “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” and “Rip Van Winkle.” Irving is also responsible for the word “Knickerbocker,” which is probably most widely known for the basketball team, “New York Knickerbockers” commonly shortened to simply the “Knicks.” The sights of New York are endless and perhaps among the most famous in the world, with the most popular and iconic being Central Park, the Statue of Liberty and the Empire State Building. Visitors can be absorbed into Chinatown with its vibrant street scene and mysterious alleyways, which is adjacent to Little Italy, another area rich in history and teeming with life. For the art and culture lovers, New York City is home to some of the most renowned museums in the world, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Museum of Modern Art and the Guggenheim. Diamond Resorts International® Timeshare experts recommend experiencing the city by simply wandering and becoming immersed in its flow and constant vibrant activity because you never know what you might find around the corner.

Los Angeles is the United States’ second largest city by the population at 3.4 million as compared to New York’s 8 million. It was founded in 1781 by the Spanish as El Pueblo de La Reina de Los Angeles, meaning “The City of the Queen of the Angels.” No longer a dusty agricultural town, the city sprang to life at the start of the 20th Century to become the glamour capital of the world thanks to its long-established movie industry, which was pioneered by former New York theater owners who moved west to take advantage of the endless bright sunshine which early film stock required for proper exposure. Its many beaches are legendary, each with its own particular character, from the quirky art scene of Venice, the multi-million dollar mansions of Malibu and the urban excitement of the Santa Monica pier. Diamond Resorts International® Timeshare professionals recommend a studio tour and a stroll along Hollywood Boulevard with the renowned Walk of Fame, Grauman’s Chinese Theatre and dozens of other immortal icons from popular culture.

Diamond Resorts InternationalAbout Diamond Resorts International®

Diamond Resorts International®, with its network of more than 420 vacation destinations located in 35 countries throughout the continental United States, Hawaii, Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean, South America, Central America, Europe, Asia, Australasia and Africa, provides guests with choice and flexibility to let them create their dream vacation, whether they are traveling an hour away or around the world. Our relaxing vacations have the power to give guests an increased sense of happiness and satisfaction in their lives, while feeling healthier and more fulfilled in their relationships, by enjoying memorable and meaningful experiences that let them Stay Vacationed.™

Diamond Resorts International®, manages vacation ownership resorts and sells vacation ownership points that provide members and owners with Vacations for Life® at over 420 managed and affiliated properties and cruise itineraries.

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Travel Tripper Announces Unique Content Integration Features in its RezTrip CRS

NEW YORK, April 25, 2014 – RezTrip, the premium all-channels central reservation system (CRS) by leading hotel technology provider Travel Tripper, has been lauded by the industry for its unique content integration capabilities found within its booking engine. Now hotels can elegantly display key information such as hotel details, maps, and photos directly in the booking engine, so that users never have to leave the booking flow in order to find this info.

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NYC Broadway Package @ Wyndham New Yorker Hotel

NYC Broadway PackageMarch 5, 2014 – Feel the magic and music of a Broadway show – one of the most exciting experiences in New York City. Our hotel is just minutes from the historic theaters of Broadway and all the captivating shows that make the Great White Way the pinnacle of American theater.
See incredible Broadway shows like Chicago, Newsies, Jersey Boys, The Book of Mormon, and Beautiful: The Carole King Musical. Our Broadway package includes beautiful accommodations and a show of your choice with prime seating in the orchestra or front mezzanine – the perfect night on the town!

Broadway Package includes:

Starting Rate : $289

Wyndham New Yorker Hotel Accommodations For One or More Nights
A Broadway Show With Seating In Orchestra or Front Mezzanine
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Business Premium Package @ Wyndham New Yorker Hotel

Business Premium PackageMarch 5, 2014 – Located in the vibrant heart of New York City, our historic hotel is within walking distance of the city’s major businesses and convention centers. Wyndham New Yorker Hotel gives corporate travelers cutting-edge amenities that help you stay productive and connected to your colleagues and office.
The Business Premium Package gives busy professionals the flexibility and freedom to work, relax and check in and out when you want to. Fuel up before your important meeting with a healthy breakfast in the Sky Lounge, where you can grab a bite, check your emails and get inspired by amazing views of Midtown Manhattan.
This package includes:

Starting Rate : $179

Tower Room or Suite
Continental Breakfast at Sky Lounge with
Panoramic Views

Early Check-in or Late Check-out
Complimentary Premium Wi-Fi

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Empire State Package @ Wyndham New Yorker Hotel

Empire State PackageMarch 5, 2014 – Wyndham New Yorker Hotel is just a few blocks from the Empire State Building – one of the tallest buildings in the world. An iconic sight on the New York City skyline, the Empire State Building stands 1,454 feet above Fifth Avenue. Ride up to the Observation Deck on the 102nd floor and enjoy breathtaking panoramic views of New York City, the East River and for miles beyond.

Start your sightseeing adventure with a continental breakfast for two at the Sky Lounge, with sweeping vistas of the city. With two passes to the Empire State Building Observation Deck and beautiful accommodations at one of NYC’s most historic hotels, this package will captivate your senses.

This package includes

Stylish Accommodations in Tower Room
Empire State Building Observation Deck Pass for Two
Continental Breakfast for Two at Sky Lounge
Starting Rate: $169.00

The package is available through Dec. 29, 2014

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A $9 Million Re-Design of Ocean Drive’s South Beach Marriott Beachfront Nears Completion

South Beach Marriott Exterior Facade
South Beach Marriott Exterior Facade

MIAMI, FL – November 1, 2013 – On May 1, 2013, South Beach Marriott, a boutique beachfront hotel in the much sought after South of Fifth (SoFi) neighborhood of Miami Beach, began a six-month, $9 million redesign. Jeffrey Beers International (JBI), an award-winning hospitality design and architecture firm, is spearheading the design project, which is slated for completion by the end of this year.

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Mobile Bookers are Impulsive and Short-Term Travelers with 74% Being for Same Day Check In

DALLAS, Oct. 29, 2013 – Mobile devices have truly become an integral part of the travel experience. Since 2011, Hotels.com® has had over 20 million downloads of its mobile hotel booking app, proving that millions of people are adapting to the mobile way of life, especially when it comes to booking a hotel room on-the-go.

“Through the growth of our mobile booking app, we see that using mobile devices has become a seamless part of the travel planning and booking process,” said Taylor L. Cole, APR, travel expert for Hotels.com. “People are utilizing a variety of mobile resources on a number of devices to help them do everything from planning an extended trip to a simple overnight stay.”

Spontaneous

According to data compiled by Hotels.com, mobile apps are vital for last-minute hotel bookings. The travel expert found that a whopping 60 percent of mobile bookings from the first half of 2013 were made for same-day check-in, while 68 percent of bookings were made within two days of check-in.

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Shorter Stays & Economically-Minded

The data also found that rooms booked via mobile were not intended for long stays but rather short getaways or spontaneous trips. The majority of rooms, 70 percent, were booked for one-night stays, while 89 percent of rooms were booked for two-night or one-night stays. When broken down by device, iPad users were more likely to book longer stays (three days or more) than iPhone or Android users and stayed at hotels with higher star ratings. Over a third of mobile bookings (42 percent) are for two-star hotels.

Top Stops

So where are these spontaneous jetsetters traveling to? The Entertainment Capital of the World, Las Vegas, was the top destination booked via mobile. This was followed by New York City, Orlando, San Diego and Houston.

About Hotels.com

Hotels.comLogo_-150x40Hotels.com is a leading online accommodation booking brand. Through the Expedia, Inc. global network of websites, Hotels.com, LP connects travelers with approximately 220,000 properties around the world, ranging from international chains and all-inclusive resorts to local favorites and bed & breakfasts, together with all the information needed to book the perfect stay. Hotels.com, LP benefits from one of the largest hotel contracting teams in the industry, obtaining the best rates for its customers, and offers frequent sales, special deals and promotions. There are more than 7 million Guest Reviews on the websites from users who have actually stayed in the hotels to ensure customers can make an informed choice when booking. Through Hotels.com, LP’s industry-leading loyalty program Welcome Rewards®, customers can earn a free* night for every 10 nights stayed at more than 85,000 hotels. Under its Best Price Guarantee†, if a customer can find the same deal for less on a prepaid hotel, Hotels.com, LP will refund the difference. Travelers can book online or by contacting one of the multilingual call centers. Special apps for mobile phones and tablets can also be downloaded at http://www.hotels.com/deals/mobile_app/ enabling customers to book on the go with access to 20,000 last minute deals. Hotels.com publishes an award-winning twice-yearly review of international hotel room price trends called the Hotels.com Hotel Price Index™, which is now produced in 31 individual country editions, with North American data available at http://www.hotel-price-index.com. Follow Hotels.com on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/Hotels.comUS, on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/hotelsdotcom and on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/hotelsdotcom. Hotels.com, LP is part of Expedia, Inc., the largest online travel company in the world with an extensive portfolio that includes some of the world’s best-known brands.

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Greentique Hotels Proudly Announces the 23rd Annual International Music Festival of Costa Rica

Greentique logoManuel Antonio, Costa Rica – August 06, 2013 – The 23rd International Music Festival of Costa Rica is hosted by Greentique Hotels (GTQH). Jim Damalas, GTQH General Manager said, “It is an honor to welcome this astounding group of classical musicians to Costa Rica.”

“It is so impressive to see these talented musicians make such an effort to bring their music to small places like Costa Rica after gracing the stages of venues like the Harris Theater in Chicago and Lincoln Center in New York City,” the Greentique hotelier added.

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Mediaplanet and Carnival Cruise Lines Join on a Digital Resource for Adventure-Seekers and Budget Travelers to Plan their Dream Vacation

Mediaplanet and Carnival Cruise Lines unite on a digital resource for people who want to plan a vacation without breaking the bank.

Carnival CruiseNew York, NY – July 04, 2013 – At the onset of the recession, the cruise industry remained buoyant, even as Americans were cutting corners by skimping on dining out, family vacations and other so-called “luxuries.” A special digital campaign, created by Mediaplanet in collaboration with Carnival Cruise Lines, reveals how the cruise industry was able to navigate even the most treacherous economic waters—by offering accessibility and affordability.

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