Author Archives: Platinum DMC Collection

Hotel du Louvre in Paris renovates, reopens as part of Hyatt’s Unbound Collection

If you’ve been to Paris, you’ve likely walked past the elegant Hotel du Louvre. After closing for renovations, the hotel has reopened as part of Hyatt Hotels upscale Unbound Collection. Hotel du Louvre is the fifth European property to join the Unbound Collection, along with Parisi Udvar Hotel in Budapest, Hotel Martinez in Cannes, Hotel […]

Non-stop air service from U.S. to Croatia begins in June

For the first time in 28 years, travelers will have the option to fly directly from the U.S. to Croatia. American Airlines is launching non-stop service between Philadelphia and Dubrovnik on June 7, 2019. Croatia is one of the hottest European destinations and getting there just got a whole lot easier. DT Croatia, Platinum’s DMC […]

Istanbul’s New Airport Opens – Destined to Become the World’s Largest

On April 6, Istanbul Ataturk Airport — which was considered one of the busiest airports in the world with 70 million annual passengers — officially ceased operations. All commercial flights were transferred to Turkey’s new flagship international airport, which means Istanbul New Airport is open for business. There are four phases of construction which will […]

What’s New in Brazil?

What’s New in Brazil?  BREAKING NEWS! Starting June 17, 2019, visitors who are citizens of the U.S., Canada, Japan and Australia will no longer need a visa to enter Brazil. Whatever the reason to visit Brazil, this no-visa policy applies. The new law, passed by the Brazilian government, allows citizens of these countries to visit […]

What’s Hot in Australia?

Sydney Opera house at night

What’s Hot in Australia Sydney – A Waterfront Hub Sydney, the capital of New South Wales and Australia’s largest city, is best known for the Sydney Opera House, featuring its distinctive sail-like design. Other noteworthy waterfront hubs are the massive Darling Harbour, the new Barangaroo (54 acres) District and the smaller Circular Quay port, along with […]