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Travel News: New Hotel in Romania, Discounts in Italy
(Rome, Italy) - Fuel prices certainly haven't taken all the fun out of international travel. If you're looking beyond a simple drive to the Oregon coast for your summer repose, some recent developments in western and eastern Europe are offering some tantalizing reasons to zip across the pond to Italy and Romania.
Italian Resorts Offer 20 Percent Off
Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. in Italy has announced a limited time offer with special rates to the legendary cities of Rome, Florence, Milan, Asolo, Venice and the island of Sardinia. Guests will receive a 20 percent discount on best available room rates including 20 percent off on food and beverage at the following hotels and resorts amongst famous brands such as Westin, Sheraton, Le Méridien, The Luxury Collection and St. Regis.
In Rome: The St. Regis Grand Hotel, The Westin Excelsior Rome, Sheraton Roma Hotel & Conference Center are offering 20 percent off food and beverage as well.
In Venice: Hotel Danieli, Hotel Gritti Palace, The Westin Europa & Regina, The Westin Excelsior Resort, Venice Lido, Hotel Des Bains, Venice Lido Resort.
In Milan: The Westin Palace, Sheraton Diana Majestic, and Le Méridian Gallia.
In Asolo: Hotel Villa Cipriani.
In Florence, Italy (not the Oregon coast town): The Westin Excelsior Florence and The Grand Hotel.
Sardina: Hotel Pitrizza, Hotel Cala di Volpe, Cervo Hotel and Hotel Romazzino.
This online offer is valid for bookings made from now until July 31, 2008 for reservations up until October 31, 2008. Potential guests must visit www.italiansummervacation08.com and book through the website. Payment for reservations will be charged at time of booking. All reservations are non-changeable and non-refundable. Additional terms and conditions may apply.
There are a wide choice of restaurants that offer diverse menus based on Mediterranean cooking and regional specialties. New to travelers are the totally restyled h club>diana restaurant at the Sheraton Diana Majestic in Milan and the Terrazza Danieli Restaurant at the Hotel Danieli in Venice. For more information, please visit www.starwoodhotels.com.
Rezidor Announces First Radisson SAS Hotel in Romania
The Rezidor Hotel Group, the Brussels-based hotel management company, announces the first Radisson SAS Hotel (www.radissonsas.com) to open in Bucharest, Romania's capital city.
Known for its wide, tree-lined boulevards and glorious Belle Époque buildings, Bucharest is Romania's largest city, both in size and economic and political importance. Bucharest is bustling with art and culture as it is home to 37 museums, 22 theaters, opera houses, concert halls and 18 art galleries. The Radisson SAS Hotel, Bucharest is situated on Calea Victoriei or Victory Avenue, the oldest street in Bucharest. This avenue hosts some of the most important tourist attractions, such as the National History Museum, the Romanian Athenaeum, The National Art Museum and the Cantacuzino Palace or the Museum of Art Collections.
"Romania is a country in which we see promising potential for expansion," said Kurt Ritter, president & CEO of The Rezidor Hotel Group. "Bucharest represents a market which is important for Rezidor's further development in the country."
The Radisson SAS Hotel, Bucharest offers 424 guestrooms, including 74 Business Class rooms complemented by a Business Class Lounge and 43 suites, all designed by architect Uri Blumenthal and interior designer Buki Zuker. The Radisson SAS Hotel, Bucharest offers the World Class Health Academy, including a fully equipped gym, aerobic and spinning classes, treatment rooms, an indoor pool and Jacuzzi. Additional services include the hotel's private garden featuring an outdoor pool, pool bar, patio and Jacuzzi; the Bali Spa with specialized exotic treatments from Southeast Asia; four unique cuisine restaurants and Romania's largest and most exclusive casino, the Platinum Casino.
The Radisson SAS Hotel, Bucharest is The Rezidor Hotel Group's first property to open in Romania. The second opening will follow in winter 2009 with the 186-room Radisson SAS Resort Poiana Brasov. http://www.bucharest.radissonsas.com/