Desires Hotels, A New Modern Boutique Collection

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Desires Hotels, A New Modern Boutique Collection, Launches Desireshotels.com
Delivering Unexpected Amenities in Stylish Settings

Desires Hotels, a collection of independently created, modern boutique hotels, has just launched their new, comprehensive website. The brand boasts an unwavering commitment to service, unique architecture and design, and delivers unexpected amenities in the most stylish settings. Whether it be the world class art collection at The Sagamore in Miami Beach, the rooftop lounge at the San Juan Water and Beach Club, or The Mela Hotel, just steps from Times Square, each of the Desires Hotels provide a unique experience through their own aesthetic and design. Just as color slowly washes over the images on the website, we invite you to color your experience however you wish. Whether you take in the aqua blue waters of Miami Beach while at The Betsy or the golden dome of Atlanta’s City Hall atop the rooftop of The Glenn Hotel, we offer every opportunity for you to find comfort and sophistication catered directly to your desired preferences.

DesiresHotels.com features everything you need to make your stay at a Desires Hotel anything but ordinary. With the ability to book reservations directly through the website, guests will have exclusive access to podcasts that outline current events in and around each hotel, specialized music playlists, virtual tours, special offers and packages, and a host of other features, making DesiresHotels.com among the most innovative in the industry.

 

Savvy travelers seeking a lifestyle-oriented experience will appreciate the “Your Desires” loyalty and concierge program which ensures that every guest has an exceptional experience. The unique and individualized loyalty program is designed to provide special care and attention to guests before they even arrive at the hotel. Create your personalized profile on the website to ensure that no detail is overlooked throughout your stay. Whether you seek information on popular museums, cultural events, the latest restaurants, business accoutrements or nightlife, a special Manager of Desires will ensure that all of your personalized preferences are arranged before you arrival. Guests who register for the program online, will become privileged members, receiving an extra-ordinary level of service that goes above and beyond that of a normal concierge service.

 

We recognize that beautiful hotels must be combined with attentive yet unassuming service. For both leisure and business travelers alike, Desires Hotels are poised to cater to the needs of each and every client. Simple touches can turn an ordinary stay into an extraordinary experience, and Desires aims to provide a level of service to help make your stay as comfortable and enjoyable as possible. Log onto DesiresHotels.com to explore the vast array of opportunities available to you before booking your stay at a Desires Hotel or call 866.593.4330.

 

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About Desires Hotels

 

From the neon lights on Ocean Drive in South Beach to the Harley-Davidson Museum in Milwaukee, from the Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta to the cobbled adoquine streets of Old San Juan, or right in the heart of Times Square, Desires Hotels is a unique collection of independently created modern boutique hotels. High in style, distinct and creative, each of these lifestyle hotels have one-of-a-kind architecture and interior design, allowing guests to expect just as much from their hotel as they do from their destination. Savvy travelers seeking a lifestyle-oriented experience will appreciate the “Your Desires” program that tailors a unique experience to every guest. Desires Hotels deliver unexpected amenities in stylish settings.

 

For more information about Desires Hotels and their locations, call 866-593-4330 or visit Desireshotels.com.

      

Desires Hotels, A New Modern Boutique Collection

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Desires Hotels, A New Modern Boutique Collection, Launches Desireshotels.com
Delivering Unexpected Amenities in Stylish Settings

Desires Hotels, a collection of independently created, modern boutique hotels, has just launched their new, comprehensive website. The brand boasts an unwavering commitment to service, unique architecture and design, and delivers unexpected amenities in the most stylish settings. Whether it be the world class art collection at The Sagamore in Miami Beach, the rooftop lounge at the San Juan Water and Beach Club, or The Mela Hotel, just steps from Times Square, each of the Desires Hotels provide a unique experience through their own aesthetic and design. Just as color slowly washes over the images on the website, we invite you to color your experience however you wish. Whether you take in the aqua blue waters of Miami Beach while at The Betsy or the golden dome of Atlanta’s City Hall atop the rooftop of The Glenn Hotel, we offer every opportunity for you to find comfort and sophistication catered directly to your desired preferences.

DesiresHotels.com features everything you need to make your stay at a Desires Hotel anything but ordinary. With the ability to book reservations directly through the website, guests will have exclusive access to podcasts that outline current events in and around each hotel, specialized music playlists, virtual tours, special offers and packages, and a host of other features, making DesiresHotels.com among the most innovative in the industry.

 

Savvy travelers seeking a lifestyle-oriented experience will appreciate the “Your Desires” loyalty and concierge program which ensures that every guest has an exceptional experience. The unique and individualized loyalty program is designed to provide special care and attention to guests before they even arrive at the hotel. Create your personalized profile on the website to ensure that no detail is overlooked throughout your stay. Whether you seek information on popular museums, cultural events, the latest restaurants, business accoutrements or nightlife, a special Manager of Desires will ensure that all of your personalized preferences are arranged before you arrival. Guests who register for the program online, will become privileged members, receiving an extra-ordinary level of service that goes above and beyond that of a normal concierge service.

 

We recognize that beautiful hotels must be combined with attentive yet unassuming service. For both leisure and business travelers alike, Desires Hotels are poised to cater to the needs of each and every client. Simple touches can turn an ordinary stay into an extraordinary experience, and Desires aims to provide a level of service to help make your stay as comfortable and enjoyable as possible. Log onto DesiresHotels.com to explore the vast array of opportunities available to you before booking your stay at a Desires Hotel or call 866.593.4330.

 

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Millennium Broadway Hotel hosting The Gourmet Institute event

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NYC’s Millennium Broadway Hotel in Times Square is hosting The Gourmet Institute event on October 17th. Tickets and hotel rooms are sold separately; as the Millennium Broadway Hotel is the host this year, they are offering a special discounted room rate to ticket-holders for this coveted event.

 

The Millennium Broadway Hotel is hosting the sixth annual Gourmet Institute on October 17th – a weekend long insider’s look from one of the most popular food magazines, Gourmet. Exclusive seminars, cooking demonstrations and tastings will be given by the food industry’s top players from October 17-19th. Tickets are $1,395 per person. Room rates for ticket holders start at $349 per night.

 

The weekend schedule includes:

 

Cooking demonstrations and seminars by Grant Achatz, Dan Barber, John Besh, Daniel Boulud, David Chang, Tom Colicchio, Todd English, Masaharu Morimoto, Eric Ripert, Marcus Samuelsson, Nancy Silverton, Michael Symon, Jean-Georges Vongerichten, and many more.
Meeting the personalities behind Gourmet, including executive chef Sara Moulton, wine & spirits consultant Michael Green and Ruth Reichl the editor in chief of Gourmet
Tasting by the chefs during the demos and seminars
Sampling of wines from around the world
A spectacular welcome gala at one of New York City’s premier cultural institutions featuring the cuisine of renowned restaurateur Danny Meyer’s catering company, Hudson Yards, and five of his acclaimed restaurants including: Blue Smoke, Eleven Madison Park, Gramercy Tavern, The Modern, and Tabla
A one-of-a-kind dinner on Saturday night at a celebrated New York restaurant
There will also be a custom gift bag filled with products valued at $300

Gourmet Institute ticketholders receive a special discounted nightly rate of $349 per night (does not include ticket price) for superior rooms and a rate of $389 per night (does not include ticket price) for premier rooms and are subject to availability. Suites are available upon request. Tickets are sold separately at GourmetInstitute.com. For hotel reservations, please call the hotel directly at 212-768-4400 or 800-622-5569, and mention The Gourmet Institute.

 

To order tickets, please visit: http://www.gourmetinstitute.com/register.cfm

To book hotel rooms, please visit accommodations: millenniumbroadway.com

 

October 17-19th | Tickets $1,395 | Rooms $349+

Millennium Broadway Hotel | 145 West 44th Street | New York, NY | 212-768-4400

      

Millennium Broadway Hotel hosting The Gourmet Institute event

NYC’s Millennium Broadway Hotel in Times Square is hosting The Gourmet Institute event on October 17th. Tickets and hotel rooms are sold separately; as the Millennium Broadway Hotel is the host this year, they are offering a special discounted room rate to ticket-holders for this coveted event.

 

The Millennium Broadway Hotel is hosting the sixth annual Gourmet Institute on October 17th – a weekend long insider’s look from one of the most popular food magazines, Gourmet. Exclusive seminars, cooking demonstrations and tastings will be given by the food industry’s top players from October 17-19th. Tickets are $1,395 per person. Room rates for ticket holders start at $349 per night.

 

The weekend schedule includes:

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Millennium Broadway Hotel hosting The Gourmet Institute event

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NYC’s Millennium Broadway Hotel in Times Square is hosting The Gourmet Institute event on October 17th. Tickets and hotel rooms are sold separately; as the Millennium Broadway Hotel is the host this year, they are offering a special discounted room rate to ticket-holders for this coveted event.

 

The Millennium Broadway Hotel is hosting the sixth annual Gourmet Institute on October 17th – a weekend long insider’s look from one of the most popular food magazines, Gourmet. Exclusive seminars, cooking demonstrations and tastings will be given by the food industry’s top players from October 17-19th. Tickets are $1,395 per person. Room rates for ticket holders start at $349 per night.

 

The weekend schedule includes:

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GRANDE GOURMET WEEKEND FOR FOOD-LOVING TRAVELERS

GRANDE GOURMET WEEKEND FOR FOOD-LOVING TRAVELERS

Chefs To Fuse New England’s Rich Culinary History With Contemporary Southern Cuisine

 

As many of the nation’s best cooks compete for coveted culinary awards, three top chefs will do the opposite this fall when they combine their favorite culinary secrets for Marina Inn at Grande Dunes’ first event created for food loving travelers.

The resort’s first Grande Gourmet Weekend — a three-day event scheduled for October 17 to 19 — will blend the latest food trends from historic New England with contemporary Southern fare. Signature receptions, cooking demonstrations and catered feasts will feature menus that fuse local dishes from both regions, with specialty items such as beer braised pork from South Carolina’s Caw Caw Creek, “deconstructed” seafood stew with Maine lobster and homegrown desserts from both the North and South.

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CityCenter Unveils Stellar Lineup of Restaurants At ARIA Resort & Casino

CityCenter Unveils Stellar Lineup of Restaurants
At ARIA Resort & Casino

Masayoshi Takayama, Michael Mina, Julian Serrano, Jean-Georges Vongerichten, Sirio Maccioni, The Light Group, Jean-Philippe Maury and Shawn McClain
To Helm Eateries in Luxurious Resort at CityCenter’s Core

ARIA, the resort casino at CityCenter, the dazzling vertical city set to transform the Las Vegas Strip when it opens late next year, has named the stellar chefs set to oversee its culinary offerings.

ARIA has assembled many of the best and brightest chefs and restaurateurs from around the country, uniting those who have played integral roles in the development of Las Vegas’ culinary scene with a pair of remarkable Las Vegas newcomers. Sirio Maccioni, Michael Mina, Julian Serrano, Jean-Georges Vongerichten, The Light Group and Jean-Philippe Maury, who run acclaimed eateries at Bellagio, The Mirage, MGM Grand and Mandalay Bay, will be joined by Masayoshi Takayama, the world renowned chef of the famed Masa in New York City and Shawn McClain, celebrated executive chef and partner at three of Chicago’s top restaurants.

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CIPRIANI OCEAN RESORT AND CLUB RESIDENCES

CIPRIANI OCEAN RESORT AND CLUB RESIDENCES, SOUTH BEACH
CLOSES ON CONSTRUCTION FINANCING

Giuseppe Cipriani, Patrinely Group LLC, Ugo Colombo and Flavio Briatore Create Ultra Chic South Beach Mecca

Famed entrepreneur Giuseppe Cipriani, national real estate developer The Patrinely Group LLC, Miami real estate developer Ugo Colombo, and Flavio Briatore have announced this week that they have closed on construction financing for the Cipriani Ocean Resort and Club Residences, South Beach. The project incorporates 209 hotel suites and 65 ultra luxury club residences designed by Michele Bonan sited on 600 feet of pristine beachfront, in addition to a spa, fitness center, outdoor bar and grill, beach cabana food and beverage service, three swimming pools, a signature world famous Cipriani restaurant, and a grand ballroom. Financing has been provided by a New York-based private financial firm.

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SINGAPORE AIRLINES VACATIONS OFFERS FREE TOUR AND SUPER VALUES

SINGAPORE AIRLINES VACATIONS OFFERS FREE TOUR AND SUPER VALUES

Singapore Airlines Vacations, a provider of premier vacations to Asia and Europe in partnership with Singapore Airlines, is offering a complimentary tour and value-priced vacations to Singapore, Hong Kong, Bali and Phuket. Four-night vacations begin at $1295 per person to Hong Kong and include Economy Class air on Singapore Airlines, accommodations, daily breakfast and all taxes, fees and surcharges. Travelers may add a Singapore stay to their itineraries and receive their choice of a complimentary Singapore city tour or Johore Bahru tour.

In addition to Hong Kong, vacations include packages to Bali starting at $1499; Bangkok & Singapore from $1589 and Bangkok & Phuket from $1599. Vacations must be booked by September 30, 2008. Travel dates are as follows: Hong Kong, January 18 through February 28, 2009; Bangkok & Singapore and Bali vacations, now through December 5, 2008 and January 6 through March 31, 2009; and Bangkok & Phuket, now through October 31, 2008. Gateways include San Francisco, Los Angeles and Houston.

“This is an ideal time to save on these exceptional itineraries,” said Jack Richards of Singapore Airlines Vacations. “Travel professionals can offer customers affordable Asia vacations with Singapore Airlines Vacations’ outstanding service and well-appointed accommodations in travelers’ most desired destinations.”

Singapore Airlines, named “World’s Best Airline” by Condé Nast Traveler magazine for nearly 20 years, offers unparalleled amenities in its Suites, First, Business and Economy classes, including premium innovations in comfort, cuisine and entertainment.

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The Reefs in Bermuda Celebrates Three Generations of Dodwells

The Reefs in Bermuda Celebrates Three Generations of Dodwells

SOUTHAMPTON, Bermuda — The Reefs is delighted to announce that David Dodwell Jr. has joined the management team as Director of Rooms. His father, David Dodwell, is president and has been with The Reefs for 35 years.

The Reefs prides itself for its strong sense of family, with more than half its guests returning each year and multiple generations of families on staff. It is this close community that provides the hospitality for which the resort is famous and which makes guests “feel perfectly at ease.”

“I am absolutely thrilled that David has decided to return to Bermuda to work with us at The Reefs. The Reefs family continues to grow, and David will fit in perfectly with the rest of the caring staff,” says David Dodwell, the elder. Managing Director Ben Tutt agrees, “David already has garnered a solid background in hotel management, and since returning to The Reefs has jumped right in, working in every department to get to know the staff and the existing processes.”

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