Category: Illinois

Private sale from The James Chicago

Private sale from The James Chicago

The James Chicago just released a private sale you’ll receive 25% best available rates when booking at www.jameshotels.com/privatesale.   There are no minimum-stay requirements, but it’s only valid for visits booked by 25th April 2009 (for stays through until 15th September 2009). Recognized on Travel + Leisure’s World’s Best Awards, The James is centrally located

Don't overlook Krakow!

The Polish city of Krakow, too often overlooked by travellers, has been recognised as one of the world’s top five cities by readers of Wanderlust magazine. The self-styled magazine “for people with a passion for travel” placed Krakow fourth place in its list of favourite cities for 2009 and described it as a “bargain destination”.
3 for 2 at The James Chicago

3 for 2 at The James Chicago

Guests at The James Chicago can extend their two-night stay and enjoy a third night for free. The package is available to all guests, but was created especially for business travelers in the hope they’ll extend business into pleasure (maybe even getting their family to join them).   The James is a luxury boutique that’s
Pop and fizz in Chicago

Pop and fizz in Chicago

Pops for Champagne will wow you at its central Chicago location with its delicious matches of bubbly with gourmet  treats and jazz. Here you can choose from over 100 bottles of Champagne and sparkling wine. For further sparkle, hit the new Bubble Bar at The Terrace at Conrad Chicago.
New chef at The Palazzo Resort Hotel Casino

New chef at The Palazzo Resort Hotel Casino

Making his Las Vegas debut, nationally acclaimed chef Ludovic “Ludo” Lefebvre arrives at The Palazzo Resort Hotel Casino  to helm the newest creation by the team behind TAO New York and Las Vegas. LAVO, Latin for “to bathe or cleanse,” is inspired by ancient Mediterranean bathhouses with a menu that highlights the best of the
And the winner of the best hotel in the US is...

And the winner of the best hotel in the US is...

The Peninsula Chicago has received the highest possible rating given by Conde Nast Traveler readers in the 2008 Conde Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards. The top shelf, luxury property was named number one hotel on the list of the “Top 100 United States Hotels”. The awards, which were announced  last Wednesday  at a gala ceremony

The Avenue Hotel Chicago is now officially open

The Avenue Hotel Chicago offically opens today.   Situated in the Magnificent Mile and just off Michigan Avenue, it has 200 guest rooms and 120 suites, many with great views. Business travellers will particularly like their Tech Rooms which come equipped with an iMac, T1 connection and printer.
Exclusive summer special at the Affinia Chicago‏

Exclusive summer special at the Affinia Chicago‏

Starting  from now until  31st  August 2008, you can stay at the stylish Affinia Chicago hotel and receive 20% off the best available rate!   The recently renovated property is located just steps from Michigan Avenue and will soon be home to the highly anticipated C-House restaurant. Opening in mid-May, C-House is the creation of
Grab yourself a bargain in Chicago

Grab yourself a bargain in Chicago

A new hotel opening in Chicago next month is discounting some of its rooms to just $99 a night for the period from 1st May to 30th June 2008.   The new Avenue Hotel, just off Michigan Avenue, is offering only a limited number of rooms at this reduced rate so hurry if you’d like
Theatre Night Package from Hilton

Theatre Night Package from Hilton

Guests visiting Los Angeles, Chicago and Las Vegas can purchase a theatre package and see performances of popular plays such as Wicked, Jersey Boys, The Phantom – The Las Vegas Spectacular and Mamma Mia! The Hilton Theatre Night Package includes best-available seats and guests can choose from a variety of Hilton Family hotels.
Digital Detox

Digital Detox

Truth be told, 83% of us check email at least once a day while on vacation.   Stress levels plummet when guests find the courage to pull the plug on their self-inflicted wireless leashes.   So much so that savvy destinations are now encouraging guests to disconnect with special promotions like BlackBerry Detox and Isolation
Pillow menus and more from the new Affinia Chicago Hotel

Pillow menus and more from the new Affinia Chicago Hotel

Affinia Hotels  is opening a boutique hotel  in Chicago next month.   Formerly the Fitzpatrick, the hotel has undergone $25m of renovations that have seen the development of 215 guest rooms, the lobby and a rooftop bar. The new hotel will also house C-House, a seafood restaurant led by the celebrity chef Marcus Samuelsson. But,

Top 10 Best Luxury Hotels in the US, according to Tripadvisor

Signature at MGM Grand – Las Vegas, Nevada Sofitel New York – New York City, New York Omni San Francisco Hotel – San Francisco, California Affinia Dumont – New York City, New York The Orchard Hotel – San Francisco, California Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea – Wailea, Hawaii The Villas at Grand Cypress –
Affinia's sizzling Passion Package

Affinia's sizzling Passion Package

Get cozy with your sweetheart this Valentine’s Day and surprise them with Affinia‘s sizzling Passion Package. Affinia have hotels in Chicago, New York and Washington DC. With this package you will get to enjoy a rose petal turn-down service, Champagne for two, a ‘Let’s Get Frisky’ gift basket which includes items such as Chocoholics Body

2006 Marriott International Award of Culinary Excellence

The Renaissance Schaumburg Hotel in Schaumburg, Illinois is proud to announce that its own Chef Jack Delby has earned the coveted 2006 Marriott International Award of Culinary Excellence (why it takes until over halfway through 2007 to announce, I don’t know!). Delby, a veritable culinary industry guru, manages all endeavors related to catering and restaurants

$60 million Dana Hotel & Spa, Chicago

The site of the former Dana Hotel in Chicago  is to  get a new, $60-million Dana Hotel & Spa, much to the ongoing  disgust of Preservation Chicago. The combined efforts of Chicago’s Neighborhood Development Corp. and Gold Coast Hotels Inc. (the same team that was behind the Hotel Indigo Chicago) should see the  26-floor, 216-room