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August 1, 2019

Seeking ZZZs? Book the Ritz - New Survey

What's more important than the minibar, the sleek lobby and mints on the pillow? For frequent travelers that would be sleep. Hotels interested in building loyalty find they can please their customers with stand-out lodging experiences, but if they want to wow and delight them, they need to beat the competition on the bed. 


Maui Mania: Vacation Demand is Strong

Getting "Maui'd" goes way beyond vows over the surf. Travelers can incorporate a delicious Hawaiian vacation as a free stopover offered by Hawaiian Airlines to or from destinations in the Pacific and Asia.  Maui is a compact island and, if a full vacation is not in the offing, a few days of "Valley Isle" bliss can add up to some impacting Maui memories. 


Thomas Keller + Seabourn = Culinary Bliss 

By David Yeskel

In a never-ending battle for culinary supremacy on the high seas, Seabourn Cruises fired a shot across the bow of the competition in the luxury sector by partnering with Michelin-starred chef Thomas Keller in 2015. The collaboration has been a brilliant success elevating Seabourn's already-gourmet menus to an even higher level, while simultaneously resonating with the line's sophisticated guests.


The 100 Most Scenic Restaurants in America 

With summer at its peak, diners are seeking inspiring backdrops to elevate their dining experiences. Curating these, OpenTable, an online restaurant reservations portal, has unveiled what it tabs as the 100 Most Scenic Restaurants in America for 2019. The key ingredient through all of this information gathering: breathtaking scenery as a backdrop. 


Tallest Towers with the Highest Ticket Costs

An online comparison and search portal has published a list of the most expensive views in the United States. Observation platforms and skylines are a popular attraction for sightseers enjoying a city-break, offering time for reflection and relaxation at the end of a long day. 

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