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Synergy Global Housing Brings Volara-Powered Voice Assistants to New York Residences

New York — Synergy Global Housing, a subsidiary of The Ascott Limited and premier provider of furnished temporary accommodations for business and relocation stays, is voice enabling their new exclusive property in New York City with Volara-powered voice assistants. Synergy Chelsea, a smart apartment concept designed to deliver a premier guest experience through customer service and technology, will be the first furnished housing property to deploy this voice-based engagement technology to...
Tags: Travel, New York, New York City, Ascott Limited, Volara, Synergy Global Housing, Synergy Chelsea


Trading Divorce for Travel

Reflecting on it now, it seems appropriate that my husband and I took a weekend trip to sign our divorce papers.  At the time, I was living in New York City and he in San Diego.  In an attempt to be amicable, we decided to meet in Palm Springs for the “official” signing.  It was a typical Palm Springs weekend that we’d experienced dozens of times before: the air hot and dry, with oily and glistening leathery women sprawled out on chaise lounges around the pool.  The difference this time was that...
Tags: Travel, England, New York, London, Featured, Australia, California, Relationships, China, India, New York City, Africa, Taiwan, Harvard, Hawaii, Italy


Cost of smoking over your lifetime

Not that smokers walk around justifying their habit as a sound financial decision, but when you break down the numbers, it’s almost as painful as that perpetual hacking cough. WalletHub, the personal finance website that researches and ranks everything from hotel rewards programs to best cities to keep your New Year’s resolution, broke down how much it cost the average smoker over their lifetime in each state. And the answers are uglier than an eighth-grade health class slide of a black lung...
Tags: Travel, Florida, New York, New York City, Georgia, Missouri, Connecticut, All, WalletHub, Smoking Costs, Smoking Stats, US city smokers, US smoking costs


Things to do in Buffalo in winter

There is an old joke about a beauty contest prize that says something like, “First place gets a week in Buffalo. Second place gets TWO weeks in Buffalo!” And though Nickel City has moved well past being the butt of awful vacation jokes, landing itself on several “places to visit” lists — including one of our favorites of 2018 — that advice is always almost tempered by, “Go in the summer.” And while winter in Buffalo might sound about as inviting as a summer internship at a sewage plant, one B...
Tags: Travel, New York, Ted, Buffalo, New York State, All, Anthony Bourdain, Picasso, Henry, Buffalo New York, Upstate New York, Erie Canal, Buffalo Travel, CVB, Buffalo River, Gene McCarthy


How to visit Museum of the Dog

New York City has some of the best museums, but it was lacking a very important one: a museum dedicated entirely to dogs. On February 8, however, the American Kennel Club’s Museum of the Dog is opening its doors at 101 Park Avenue, and it’s a dog lover’s dream. The museum first opened in New York in 1982 on Madison Avenue, then moved to Missouri. Now, it’s coming back home. It will be home to several hundred paintings, drawings, watercolors, prints, sculptures, bronzes, and porcelain figurin...
Tags: Travel, New York, Dogs, New York City, Missouri, Museums, All, American Kennel Club, Madison Avenue, Museum of the Dog, Animal Museums, 101 Park Avenue, Edwin Landseer Maud Earl Arthur Wardle, Alan Fausel


Wow Air launches $49 fares, their cheapest flights ever to Europe

Attention Cheapos! 2019 is getting off to a good start with the latest fare announcement from Wow Air. Starting today, you can book a flight to Europe for only $49. If you’ve been waiting for a good deal on a trip to Iceland, Ireland, London, Germany, or Belgium, now is the time to go. These flights are sure to sell out fast, so we’ve put together the details on how to get this amazing deal before they’re gone. How to score a $49 flight To find this rock bottom fare, you need to book from cert...
Tags: Travel, Europe, New York, Boston, US, Belgium, Airlines, Dublin, Iceland, Reykjavik, Wow Air, Budget Flights, Dailycheapo, Rek, Flash Travel Deals, Iceland Ireland London Germany


Oil Retreats With Equities as Rally to Bull Market Seen Overdone - Bloomberg

Oil Retreats With Equities as Rally to Bull Market Seen Overdone - Bloomberg:Oil extended its retreat as disappointing economic data from China helped reignite concerns over economic growth.Futures lost as much as 2.3 percent in New York on Monday, after falling Friday for the first time since late December. The decline mirrored a slide in equities across the globe as China posted its worst import and export figures since 2016 and the U.S. government shutdown dragged on.“Oil is watching the othe...
Tags: Travel, New York, China, Bloomberg, Chicago, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Phil Flynn, Price Futures Group Inc


Big Cities New York Monday 2017 May 22

My request to see St John the Divinegave both of us a new experience. We took the bus past the north end of Central Park past housing projects into a pleasant district with businesses and restaurants. The showers f
Tags: Travel, New York, Central Park, St John the Divinegave


Tried & Tested: Hotel N’vY, Geneva

Just a 5 minute walk from Lake Geneva and not too far from the town centre, Hotel N’vY is wonderfully located. But it’s location in and of itself is definitely not the only reason why we’d recommend this 4 star luxury hotel over and over again. Part of the Manotel Hotel Group and designed by hotel architect Patrick Ribes, Hotel N’vY is more of an art gallery meets hotel. The lobby is filled with eye-catching artwork from renowned artists such as David Cintract, Bruno Catalano and Damien R...
Tags: Travel, Reviews, Fashion, New York, Geneva, Kobe, Lake Geneva, Tried And Tested, Hotel NvY, Hotel N'vY, Manotel Hotel Group, Patrick Ribes Hotel N'vY, David Cintract Bruno Catalano, Damien Richard, Trilby Restaurant


my first island off the island: a brief stop in sointula

This week I drove down to Port McNeill -- about 30 minutes away, and the home of one of my libraries -- and took the ferry to Malcolm Island, to visit another of my libraries, in the town of Sointula. I traveled with a co-worker who does programming and support work in our zone's libraries and communities. She's a great person and an awesome library worker, and we're doing all my first site visits together.We stepped off the ferry and into Coho Joe, a local haunt. No sooner did we walk through t...
Tags: Travel, New York, Alaska, New Jersey, Vancouver, North Island, Vancouver Island, Haida Gwaii, Salish Sea, Nanaimo, Gulf Islands, Strait of Georgia, Laura K, Becoming A Librarian, Port McNeill, Haida


Subterranean Speakeasy: New York's Employees Only Lands In Sydney

Employees Only is the Sydney outpost of the New York bar. It's a buzzy, subterranean bar complete with a psychic tarot card reader, bar seats, tables and booths. The vibe is buzzy, dark and fun.
Tags: Travel, New York, Sydney


Rotterdam: Hotel New York

Hotel New York in Rotterdam embedded between high rises. It used to be the passengers terminal for the Holland – Amerika Line. This is Post # 1,000 of this blog. Atp subject as the making of this hotel in Rotterdam inspired me to create my small hotel / B & B Haagsche Suites in The Hague later. The highest highrise here is the Montevideo building by Francine Hoeben. Left Highrise is WorldPortCenter by Norman Foster. The post Rotterdam: Hotel New York appeared first on Happy Hotelier.
Tags: New York, Hotels, Netherlands, Norman Foster, The Hague, Rotterdam, Montevideo, Photo of the Day, Holland Amerika Line This is Post, Francine Hoeben


Where to volunteer in NYC

In the words of Chidi Anagonye from The Good Place — though actually posed by philosopher T.M. Scanlon — what do we owe to each other? We’re all here together, so we should probably work together to make things better. Volunteering can help us do exactly that, and it does a wealth of good for everyone, including those being helped, the world around us, and ourselves. New York City has its fair share of problems, but it also has a number of places willing to address them. Finding somewhere to ...
Tags: Travel, New York, New York City, Coalition, All, American Civil Liberties Union, Callahan, Carey, Leslie Knope, New York Civil Liberties Union, Girls Clubs of America, Carl Siciliano, Scanlon, Ali Forney, Forney, Chidi Anagonye


Norwegian liquor travels the world

People have different definitions of what it means to be well-traveled. For some, it means a big portion of your time is spent exploring new places. To others, it simply means racking up passport stamps. Every drop of Linie Aquavit, a spirit from Norway, is well-traveled regardless of how you define it. In fact, all of the Linie sold since 1821 has seen more of the world than the vast majority of humans. Before being bottled, Linie is aged in 500-liter barrels that previously held Oloroso she...
Tags: Travel, Japan, New York, Instagram, Australia, Kentucky, Scotland, Singapore, US, New Hampshire, Norway, Scandinavia, Baltimore, Panama, Caribbean, Tacoma


Crude Rally Hits Pause as Markets Reassess Economic Outlook - Bloomberg

Crude Rally Hits Pause as Markets Reassess Economic Outlook - Bloomberg Oil prices closed lower for the first time in two weeks Friday as investors paused to assess the economic outlook and OPEC’s ability to counter the U.S. shale boom. Futures in New York slipped 1.9 percent for the day, ending a nine-day rally that has pushed crude back into a bull market. Prices slipped along with the S&P 500 as the U.S. government shutdown showed no signs of ending, leaving some 800,000 federal worke...
Tags: Travel, Europe, New York, Opec, New York Mercantile Exchange, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Aberdeen Standard Investments, Frances Hudson, Edinburgh West Texas


Travel: No ship of fools for these cruise performers

Garry Carson has heard it thousands of times from cruise passengers before showtime: “I don’t like magic, but let’s see if the guy is any good.” Some entertainers would have bruised egos overhearing such comments, especially on a crowded elevator ride to the deck of the theater. But after 500-plus cruises over 22 years, the seafaring magician knows the life of taking an act on the road where there are no roads. “These people aren’t there because they love or even like magic,” said Carson, pointi...
Tags: Travel, Asia, Florida, New York, Texas, Australia, California, Los Angeles, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Brooklyn, Brian Wilson, Long Beach, New Orleans, Miami


Oil Set for Biggest Weekly Gain in Two Years as Rebound Persists - Bloomberg

Oil Set for Biggest Weekly Gain in Two Years as Rebound Persists - Bloomberg:Oil headed for its biggest weekly gain in over two years on hopes that OPEC will manage to shrink a glut and trade tensions between the U.S. and China will ease.Futures in New York have advanced 10 percent this week, as Saudi Arabia pledged that a producer coalition it’s leading will keep the market in balance. Still, prices are about 30 percent lower than their highs in October even after a rebound since Christmas Eve ...
Tags: Travel, New York, Saudi Arabia, China, Russia, Opec, Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries, Rupert Neil Bumfrey


Eating raw chicken sashimi in Tokyo

When it comes to eating sashimi in Tokyo, fish is by far the most ubiquitous offer. But it’s not the only one. Restaurants also serve shikasashi (deer), basashi (horse), and — perhaps most hotly debated of all — torisashi (chicken). The name loosely translates to “raw bird,” and it’s exactly what it sounds like: thinly sliced raw chicken breast served with a flavorful salt or sauce. I never thought I’d order raw chicken sashimi-style. Like most Americans, I grew up deeply terrified of salmon...
Tags: Travel, Food, Japan, New York, US, Tokyo, Michelin, States, Salmonella, Anthony Bourdain, Japanese Food, Berkley California, Birdland, Ginza, Minato, Sukiyabashi Jiro


Southwest sale with $39 tickets

Airlines are already planning for Americans deciding how to ration their vacation days in 2019, with many, including SAS, offering insanely cheap flights. Southwest Airlines is no exception. Its sale includes one-way flights all throughout the US for as little as $39. The sale runs until January 24, and is valid for flight dates between January 29 and May 22. Flights must be purchased at least 21 days in advance, with domestic flights available between January 29 and May 22. The sale applies ...
Tags: Travel, New York, Boston, US, Sacramento, Atlanta, Chicago, San Diego, Long Beach, Las Vegas, Southwest Airlines, Sas, San Juan, All, Southwest, Southwest sale


No Trousers Tube Ride is coming back

With or without an organized event, this phenomenon probably happens in many subway systems around the world on a daily basis. But in London it’s an annual, official tradition. The 10th annual “No Trousers on the Tube Day” is back this weekend, and you can bet bare-legged commuters will be lining up in droves to ride the rails. For every Londoner who finds the practice distasteful, there are likely dozens of others eager to ride the tube with a renewed sense of freedom. The first “No Trousers...
Tags: Travel, New York, London, Jerusalem, Dallas, All, No Pants Subway Ride


Rhum Bar 1802 and MASHA Restaurant

In my younger days, I was a full out disco king, going out to clubs like Studio 54 or Area in New York almost every night of the week. Strutting my best moves on the dance floor, I was stiff competition for John Travolta aka Tony Manero in Saturday Night Fever.   Nowadays, I don’t go out much anymore at night except to have dinner at restaurants. I’ve put my platform disco shoes, shiny shirts unbuttoned practically to the waist, and bell bottom pants into storage and now wear furry slippe...
Tags: Travel, New York, Netflix, Openings, Paris, Tokyo, Cinderella, Parties, Guatemala, John Travolta, Nightlife, Restaurant Reviews, Santo Domingo, Alexandre Dumas, Tony Manero, Monte Cristo


Oil Slips From One-Month High as Economic Uncertainty Persists - Bloomberg

Oil Slips From One-Month High as Economic Uncertainty Persists - Bloomberg:Oil retreated after entering a bull market in New York, as the tension between an uncertain economic outlook and efforts by OPEC to restrict supplies continued to cause volatile trading.West Texas Intermediate futures fell as much as 1.7 percent after a rally on Wednesday brought crude’s rebound from an 18-month low in December to 23 percent. Prices had climbed as Saudi Energy Minister Khalid Al-Falih expressed confidence...
Tags: Travel, New York, China, Opec, Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries, Khalid al Falih, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Saudi Energy


OTA Insight Expands Partnership with NH Hotel Group

New York and London - One of the world's leading hotel chains is unlocking the power of data intelligence to deliver higher RevPAR. OTA Insight, the cloud-based data intelligence platform for the hospitality industry, today announced an expanded global partnership with NH Hotel Group across 330 of its hotels throughout Europe, America and Africa. In today's competitive landscape, NH Hotel Group will have an edge with the adoption of Parity Insight in addition to its current reliance on Ra...
Tags: Travel, New York, London, Africa, NH Hotel Group, Europe America


Chiang Mai trip report – the provincial powerhouse of Southeast Asia

Every time I return to Chiang Mai (which has been often) I marvel at how hard this inland provincial city punches above its weight. After thinking about this I looked at a map of Asia, and I can’t think of a non-capital city (and not a port/coastal city) that has as much to offer as Chiang Mai. Sure there are bigger inland cities in China, but not with the international appeal as Chiang Mai. In the future I think Da Nang will be the city to watch, but it has some way to go to catch up with the...
Tags: Travel, Asia, Japan, New York, Bali, Indonesia, Australia, China, Southeast Asia, Singapore, Thailand, Beijing, Shanghai, WeChat, Alipay, Vietnam


Learn from HEBS Digital at the HSMAI Digital Marketing Strategy Conference

The 2019 Digital Marketing Strategy Conference will be held on January 22-23 in New York, where HEBS Digital will be holding three workshops.
Tags: New York, Hotels, HeBS Digital


Why you should visit Nicaragua now

The signs at the beach bars and hostels along Playa Santana were a little misleading. Hotels and bars that didn’t look like they’d been touched in months were promising parties, happy hours, and imminent reopenings. “Closed until summer,” said the black scrawl outside Taberna 99. It’s unclear which summer, exactly, the sign was referring to. Could be 2019. Could be 20-never. “Back next season,” read the one hanging in back of Buena Onda Beach Resort. “Next” being a relative term. “Beach party...
Tags: Travel, New York, Travel Planning, Germany, Virginia, US, Austria, Nicaragua, Madrid, St Louis, Costa Rica, San Juan Del Sur, San Juan, Blanc, Managua, Masaya Volcano


The 7 incredible, trending places to fit into your travel calendar

Mark your calendars. 2019 is going to be a banner year for queer travel.
Tags: Travel, New York, Lifestyle, San Juan, Gaycities Link


Oil Climbs for Seventh Day as Trade Talks Fuel Demand Optimism - Bloomberg

Oil Climbs for Seventh Day as Trade Talks Fuel Demand Optimism - Bloomberg:Oil rallied for a seventh day as U.S. negotiators touted progress in trade talks with China and investors gained faith that OPEC will shrink output.Futures increased as much as 3 percent to almost $50 a barrel in New York on Tuesday. Talks with China are “going very well,” U.S. President Donald Trump said in a tweet as the delegations in Beijing extended their meeting into Wednesday. Meanwhile, U.S. crude inventories prob...
Tags: Travel, New York, China, Opec, Bloomberg, Beijing, Donald Trump, RBC Capital Markets LLC, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Michael Tran


Norwegian sale one-way Europe

On the heels of rumors that the airline was about to shut down entirely, Norwegian Air is offering one-way fares for as low as $99 to a variety of European destinations from the US. Flights are available from several major US cities, including Chicago, New York City, Los Angeles, Oakland, Fort Lauderdale, Orlando, and Boston. A full list of fare options is available on the official sale site, but here are a few of our favorites: New York to Guadeloupe for $59 New York to Edinburgh and Dublin...
Tags: Travel, Europe, New York, London, Boston, US, Los Angeles, Chicago, Paris, Edinburgh, Dublin, Guadeloupe, Oslo, All, Fort Lauderdale, Flight Deals


The Top 5 Visitor Considerations for Cycling in Las Vegas

Las Vegas is one of the top tourist destinations in the entire country. According to reporting from Business Insider, Las Vegas was the fourth most visited American city in 2017 — behind only Orlando, Los Angeles, and New York. Of course, we all know that the city is famous for its casinos, shows, and high-end entertainment options. Though, many people are less aware of the fact that Las Vegas also offers a number of other exciting things to do.   1.Southern Nevada Offers Many Great Trails fo...
Tags: New York, Sport, Cycling, Las Vegas, Nevada, Tripadvisor, Southern Nevada, Las Vegas Indeed, Clark County Nevada, Cycling Travel, LAS VEGAS The Las Vegas, Orlando Los Angeles



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