Archive | July, 2012

Ascott Holds Client Appreciation Event in Bangkok Thailand

The Ascott Limited (Ascott), the world’s largest international serviced residence owner-operator, recently held an appreciation event for major clients at the newly-opened Dine in the Dark (DID) restaurant located at Ascott Sathorn Bangkok.

The team from Ascott and DID behind the event
The team from Ascott and DID behind the event

Some 40 clients were treated to a unique fine dining experience. They were assisted by visually-impaired waiters and given the chance to savour delectable European and Thai cuisine in total darkness. This allows all non-visual senses to be heightened for better appreciation of the smell and taste of the dishes which were specially prepared by DID’s chef. Continue Reading

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Top Extreme Activities In Mallorca From Mallorca Farmhouses

The idyllic Balearic island of Mallorca is known for its calm Mediterranean waters, quiet sandy coves, sleepy little villages and majestic mountains. But for families or couples who are after more of a ‘thrillaxation’ holiday, accommodation specialist Mallorca Farmhouses have put together their top extreme sports and activities on the island. Be prepared for action!

Mallorca Holidays
Mallorca Holidays

This adventure is guaranteed to get pulses racing and is ideal for children aged 12 or over. It’s the ultimate wet and wild day out as instructors guide you on an exhilarating journey abseiling off huge cliffs, swimming through caves and scrambling along rocky coastlines. Available year-round, Mallorca Farmhouses work with Experience Mallorca who offer half-day excursions from €50 per person to include all protective kit, wetsuits, buoyancy aid and transportation. Continue Reading

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Sizzling Summer Hotel Deals in San Diego

Offering a nearly perfect climate, 70 miles of sparkling beaches and world-famous attractions, San Diego is the ideal destination to soak up the summer. This season, San Diego’s hotels are offering hot deals and playful packages that are sure to make a splash for fun-filled getaways or family friendly stays.

Paradise Point San Diego
Paradise Point San Diego


Available now through September 30, 2012, the Paradise Point Resort & Spa, located on a private 44-acre island on Mission Bay, is offering the Surf and Stay Package. The package includes a bungalow-style guest room, 3-hour surf lesson at the Paradise Surf Academy, speedboat transportation to and from the lesson, a complimentary one-year membership to the Surfrider Foundation and an “I Love My Beach” tote bag. Rates start at $375 per night, plus tax. Book online at or call 800-344-2626. Continue Reading

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Top 5 destinations for explorers

For many people, the process of booking or looking for airline tickets is an opportunity to dream of heading out to new places and exploring new destinations. Every year, lots of people look beyond the most common flight destinations in an effort to find places that can give them a different view of life, a taste of a different culture, or an adventure in a different sort of environment. Even some easy-to-reach destinations retain the sense of excitement for travelers who want to explore somewhere fresh.

Backpacking Trips
Backpacking Trips

1. Galapagos Islands, Ecuador

The Galapagos Islands have a rich history when it comes to exploration. The islands are well known as the inspiration for much of the work of Charles Darwin, as his theory of natural selection was based on a study of the island’s wildlife. Travelers today can still get a feeling of exploring the unknown, amid the unique environment of the islands. Adventures in hiking, biking, and sailing are all possible, and visitors should bring suitable gear for these. For people with a taste for natural history, nature conservation volunteering is also a possibility on the islands. Continue Reading

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Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort Announces ‘Fore Fall Golf Getaway’

Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort announces the “Fore Fall Golf Getaway,” an unprecedented package including accommodations at LeCiel, Florida Gulf Coast’s newest boutique hotel experience, and two rounds on The Links Course starting at only $89 per person, per night.

As part of this value-packed promotion, a golf cart, unlimited use of Sandestin’s practice facility and range balls are included. Complimentary replay rounds booked at the course the day of play are offered based on availability.

As an added bonus, the package also features a $10 beverage cart credit per person.

“The Fore Fall Golf Getaway is perfect for golf enthusiasts of all levels in search of an escape from work and school as the temperature starts to cool off,” says Rick Hileman, PGA Director of Golf Operations at Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort.

“It combines the Destin area’s only contemporary boutique accommodations with a golf course that’s long been a favorite of locals and resort guests.” Continue Reading

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