Hottest Articles on BWWTravelWorld.com for 4/10/2016 - 4/17/2016

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1) Hotwire's New Travel Inspiration Indicator Offers Best Travel Deals for Spring 2016
by BWW News Desk - April 12, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO, April 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ Spring is here. A time of year when many get the travel bug: from the warm-blooded in search of sunshine to winter sports enthusiasts seeking a few more months of snowy enjoyment to students seeking the hottest party beaches. There are also spring festivals, graduations to attend, and families taking trips over spring break. The Hotwire Travel Inspiration Indicator is a new quarterly guide designed to provide insights on the best deals, what's trending in travel, and how to make spontaneous travel moments attainable for everyone. (more...)


2) Pizza Patron Updates Website With Responsive Design
by BWW News Desk - April 12, 2016

DALLAS, TX - Pizza Patrón, widely known for its PIZZA POR PESOS® program, announced today that it has updated its website with responsive design to create an optimal experience for users on any device. (more...)


3) Antigua and Barbuda: the Caribbean's Fastest Growing Hotspot With Double Digit Increase in Visitor Arrivals
by BWW News Desk - April 15, 2016

NEW YORK, NY - 2016 is already a landmark year for Antigua and Barbuda, as they are becoming the hotspot of the Caribbean, attracting the lion's share of visitors from the US. The year began on a strong start with the twin islands showing an overall increase in US visitors by 11.61%, and this has only continued with a 23% increase in February, and overall increase of 17% Year to Date (UTD). This remarkable double-digit growth improved in March, with a 28% increase in visitors for the month, and overall 21% YTD growth. The visitor boom for Antigua and Barbuda is complementary to the tourism boom of Antigua and Barbuda with over 8 announcements of new multi-million dollar properties or improvements to established resorts in the last 4 months. New projects include: the $52 Million Labahia Hotel Resorts and Condominium project, the $450 Million Genesis project on Barbuda's Gravenor Bay that will be fully-sustainable, Replay Resorts purchasing 108 acres on Half Moon Bay for a new resort, the announcement of Pleasure Cove Resort and Spa, a 47 condominium-hotel resort, The Ocean One Project of Tamarind Hills that will be a 200 room resort upon completion, a new 10 acre, 150 room resort on Valley Crunch Beach, while Nonsuch Bay Resort is planning a $58 Million expansion of 188 new condominium and hotel units, and Blue Waters just completed $1 Million renovation. (more...)


4) Longest Acrylic Window in the U.S. Installed at Texas State Aquarium's Caribbean Journey Building
by BWW News Desk - April 11, 2016

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX - Earlier today, construction crews at the Texas State Aquarium installed what will be the main acrylic viewing window for the H-E-B Caribbean Shark exhibit in the Aquarium's 70,000-square foot, $55 million Caribbean Journey expansion that is scheduled to open in the spring of 2017. According to officials at Reynolds Polymer Tech of Grand Junction, Colorado, which manufactured the panel, at 68 feet, it is the longest aquarium acrylic window in the nation. (more...)


5) IHG' Rewards Club And The Coca-Cola Company Bring Back Share Forever For 2016
by BWW News Desk - April 12, 2016

ATLANTA, April 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ Sharing, it's what memories are made offrom an ice-cold Coke to the vacation-of-a-lifetime at any of IHG's 5,000 hotels worldwide. Today, IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world's leading hotel companies, and The Coca-Cola Company, announce they are bringing back sharable rewards with their second annual Share Forever promotion. (more...)


6) Disney Cruise Line Unveils New Itineraries for Summer 2017
by BWW News Desk - April 12, 2016

CELEBRATION, Fla., April 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ In 2017, Disney Cruise Line will sail on new itineraries and to new ports, including first-time visits to new destinations in Alaska and Europe. That summer, Disney Cruise Line also returns to Norway, the British Isles, the Mediterranean, the Caribbean and the Bahamas. (more...)


7) Starwood Hotels & Resorts' Eco-Wise Element Brand Soars into the Netherlands with the Opening of Element Amsterdam
by BWW News Desk - April 14, 2016

"Together with Bari Gruppe, we introduced the Element brand into Europe in 2014 with Element Frankfurt Airport Hotel, shaking up the traditional extended stay experience for healthy active global travellers. We are thrilled to expand our collaboration with the debut of our second Element Hotel," Michael Wale, President, Starwood Hotels & Resorts, Europe, Africa & Middle East. "Element Amsterdam offers a fresh new option for travellers who want a bright, energizing environment, great design and everything they need for smart, sustainable living." (more...)


8) Miami Beach: A Wellness Wonderland
by BWW News Desk - April 13, 2016

MIAMI BEACH, Fla., April 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ With its miles of beachfront and fantastic weather, Miami Beach has become the perfect place to recharge for singles, friends and families around the world. With its range of restaurants that offer healthy options to resorts with activities and spas that offer everything from rock-walls to unlimited yoga classes, hammams and Soul Cycle, Miami Beach is like no other place in the world for arelaxing wellness retreat. It offers a wealth of activities, packages and places to help keep visitors healthy all year long. (more...)


9) Elect to Make the Most Out of This Year's Returns With Marriott's DC Tax Day Travel Deal
by BWW News Desk - April 13, 2016

WASHINGTON, DC - This summer, visitors to Washington, DC can elect to enjoy the freedom of savings with their tax returns thanks to Marriott's Tax Day Travel Deal. For one week only, April 14 through April 21, 2016, travelers will receive up to 20% off best available summer rates at Marriott's hotels in Washington, DC and Arlington, Va., for stays May 26 through September 5, 2016. In addition, Marriott Rewards members will receive free in-room Wi-Fi and a variety of mobile services, including check-in & checkout, and live guest services chats. This exclusive offer is only available by booking direct on Marriott channels. (more...)


10) TripAdvisor Names the Top 10 Green Accommodations in the U.S.
by BWW News Desk - April 13, 2016

NEEDHAM, Mass., April 13, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) TripAdvisor, the travel planning and booking site, today announced the top 10 eco-friendly accommodations in the U.S. These properties have all earned "Platinum" status in TripAdvisor's GreenLeaders program1 that recognizes accommodations leveraging eco-friendly practices around the globe. These top-rated businesses have delighted guests with their outstanding service, amenities and commitment to sustainability ranging from solar energy to composting and organic culinary programs, to electric car charging stations. (more...)




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