New Orleans: A Giant, Pink Over The Shoulder Boulder Holder is Now On The Front of This Hotel

Once again, hotels are going all out for Breast Cancer Awareness month, offering up pink cocktails, pink sheets, and pink-themed room packages.

Yet while we love the pink passion that hotels have this month (especially since costs for your pink hotel purchases go to a breast cancer awareness charity), we’re really in love with this giant pink bra that’s been hoisted upon the Windsor Court Hotel in New Orleans.

The 12-foot-high, 25-foot wide, 300-pound pink bra was constructed by artist Jonathan Bertuccelli of Studio3 inc. on behalf of the breast surgeons at The Omega Breast Center at The Omega Hospital in Metairie. It was raised up onto the hotel’s exterior by crane on October

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Mexico City: Design Giant HBA Starts a New Relationship With Hilton, In Santa Fe Mexico City

One of the biggest names in hospitality design, Hirsch Bedner Associates (HBA) has completed its first interiors project under the Hilton flag, the Hilton Santa Fe Mexico City. Hilton Hotels & Resorts, and pretty much all the major brands these days, are getting more and more design focused, and Hilton’s decision to go with the big guys HBA certainly tells us they mean business – and cutting edge looks.

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Booking giant Expedia bids for Australia's

Online travel giant Expedia Monday launched a Aus$ 700 million (US$ 658 million) takeover bid for Australian hotel booking website and its other businesses, the companies said. Under the deal, Expedia Group will pay Aus$ 3.06 per share to acquire all of the Wotif Group as the US-based company widens its exposure to the fast-growing Asia-Pacific travel market. "Wotif Group is well …
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TUI Travel, TUI AG revive merger plans to create travel giant

Europe's biggest tour operator TUI Travel (TT.L) and its majority owner TUI AG plan to merge in an all-share, nil-premium deal worth around 4.4 billion pounds to cut costs and create the world's largest leisure tourism group. Investors have long expected such a tie-up since TUI Travel was created in 2007 from the merger of Britain's First Choice and the travel business of TUI AG (TUIGn.DE …
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