Delano Las Vegas Offers First Look At Elevated Hotel Experience

LAS VEGAS, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Fusing the chic style of the iconic South Beach brand with the vibrant energy of the?Las Vegas?Strip, Delano Las Vegas will come to life at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino later this year and is now accepting room reservations for stays beginning Sept. 1 via or 877-632-5400. Anchored by intimate yet energetic public spaces and …
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Did You Know That Some Hotels Also Host Wake Ceremonies?

When we were checking out the new rooms at the Holiday Inn near Heathrow yesterday, we also stumbled upon this interesting service they offer–a wake ceremony.

Clearly, this is not a funeral home so we don’t think the wake is a proper wake (if you know what we mean) but rather a place for folks to gather, perhaps after the burial, to pay tribute.

While we’re certain that many hotels have hosted similar receptions, we’ve never seen one advertise this on their website. But then again, maybe we just weren’t looking for it.

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Tourism main topic at annual Antarctic Treaty meeting

Increased tourism on the world's iciest continent and its impact on the environment were set to top discussion at an annual Antarctic Treaty meeting that began Monday in Brasilia. "Some countries view the question with concern and believe that there is too much tourism in the region," said Manoel Silva Rodrigues, secretary of Brazil's commission on maritime resources. The Antarctic Treaty sets …
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