Posts Tagged ‘ hotels ’

Weightless Hotels and Resorts ™ Launch Today! April First, 2013

Apr 1st, 2013 | By

Inspired by the numerous companies developing trips into outer space and the opportunities to enjoy the weightless experiences of zero gravity, Weightless Hotels and Resorts™ are creating one of the most revolutionary luxury hotel experiences, since the electronic room key card. Better than a spa, you will feel the total absence of weight. It gives
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Hotel Alhambra Palace, Granada, Andalucia, Spain

Oct 13th, 2011 | By
Hotel Alhambra Plalace - bar terrace

The Alhambra Palace Hotel – Granada, Andalucia, Spain The Moorish décor of the Alhambra Palace itself, the fantastic buildings, gardens and castle that is one of the world’s must-visit places, the motifs that are so well represented there, form part of the Hotel Alhambra Palace’s visage and internal decor. There is also an element of
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La Matelote – the hotel and restaurant – Boulogne, France

Aug 5th, 2011 | By
Staying at Le Matelote in Boulogne, France

Boulogne sur mer. Once a popular holiday resort and a somewhat interesting town, and once gateway port on the channel crossing to the UK. Calais just 20 minutes along the coast now boasts huge port facilities and parking areas for hundreds of cars waiting their place on a ferry travelling to Dover in England.  Some
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Whatley Manor – Near Malmesbury – Wiltshire – UK

Jul 25th, 2011 | By

Country Inns and hotels sometimes please and occasionally disappoint. I am not going to waste your time with a lengthy tome on sadness or lack, but offer a note about a place I will stay one day, in fact I would have to cancel other plans, happily, to stay at Whatley Manor. On occasion an
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In reply to Travelodge (UK) guest survey 24 April 2011

Apr 24th, 2011 | By

In reply to Travelodge guest survey 24 April 2011 Very impressed by the friendliness and helpfulness of the staff at the Wymondley Travelodge…all of them. Dismayed at the submission to the fascist Health and Safety regime in the UK that means (or is your excuse perhaps??!!!) for not allowing access to the balconies at the
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X-Hotels™ launch – from the founders of 5 Star Raft Hotels™

Apr 2nd, 2010 | By

Re-printed from CreteTravel.com blog (April Fools 2010) An astonishingly timely hotel concept launches today with the opening of the first 7 hotels in the newborn X-Hotels™ chain. This infant in the worldwide hospitality scene is expected to grow fast – there will be 30 X-Hotels open within 6 months and brand-linked cafes and restaurants under the X-Presso™
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J.D.Salinger, Skype, J.H. Franklin, Roosters in Hawaii, DNA assembly line, Brain gym, hotel add-on charges

Apr 5th, 2009 | By

Morning Reading, selected articles of interest from various publications. Skype May Be The Biggest Winner From The Web 2.0 Era Skype does not get the respect it deserves, because eBay not only publicly admitted to overpaying for it but is making a mess of its core business. Another reason may be that Skype flies in
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The New 5 Star Raft Hotels group launches

Apr 1st, 2009 | By

Re-printed from CreteTravel.com blog The New 5 Star Raft Hotels group launches We are delighted to announce the first of our new hotel brand – “5 Star Raft Elafonisi Crete”. 5 Star Raft will build and float super-luxury wood raft floating hotels. The first is the 5 Star Raft Elafonisi Crete. The new hotel phenomenon
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England in Spring

Mar 30th, 2009 | By
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10 things hotel booking websites should have

Mar 27th, 2009 | By

Original hotel descriptions (and not the hotel’s own!) Original photos (again, not just the oh-so-perfect-images the hotel provides) Clear price-list, including all taxes (show all periods,  without having to enter dates) Testimonials for the travel service/website/business Transparent about who handles the booking and who is responsible for customer satisfaction Clear, plain-english quotes and terms (without
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