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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
On the shores of the Athenian Riviera, just 30 minutes from the center of Athens, Four Seasons’ first hotel in Greece is now open. The 300-room Four Seasons Astir Palace Hotel Athens is nestled within 75 acres of beautifully landscaped gardens; a seaside resort a short drive from the city. More Details Here.
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 […]
Now is the time to take a fresh look at Auckland, New Zealand! Over 4,000 new hotel rooms are set to come online this year and over the next several years, including luxury brands such as Ritz-Carlton, Park Hyatt, Intercontinental…….and many more. Check it out!
The Brazilian government made a major announcement on Monday, March 18. Starting June 17, American, Canadian, Australian and Japanese citizens who visit Brazil—whether for tourism or business—will be exempt from any visa requirement. More details here.
Island Style Innovations, our Platinum DMC partner in Hawaii, has notified us that flights to Hawaii have just become more competitive. Southwest Airlines is now selling tickets from gateway cities in California to the Aloha State, with additional routes expected. More details from CNN Travel
Hyatt’s luxury Andaz brand is bound for Sydney, and will crown a 55-story tower in the heart of the harbour city’s financial district when it opens in 2022, Check out the details on Sydney’s first new luxury hotel to open in 20 years Andaz Sydney
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 […]