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Omni San Diego Hotel is the only hotel in the United States attached to a major league ballpark, and its Shortstop package is tailor-made for baseball fans. Along with deluxe overnight accommodations for two are a pair of tickets to a San Diego Padres game, a potato chip chocolate bar from Chuao Chocolatier, breakfast for two at the hotel’s restaurant or from room service, and complimentary valet parking. An extra $30 brings field box seats; and if you’re lucky enough to be in the park when a Padres player hits a grand slam, the Omni San Diego Hotel offers a $99 rate for a return stay.
South African Winter Getaways
As the heat turns up for the North American summer, it’s cooling down for the mild winter of South Africa, making it the perfect time for off-season deals. Winter Getaway packages at Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve, available through Aug. 3, begin at $205 per person per night and include accommodations at the 5-star Relais & Châteaux lodge, all meals (full English breakfast, à la carte lunch, afternoon tea, dinner) and activities such as nature drives, excursions to San rock art sites, botanical walks, canoeing, archery, fly fishing, hiking, swimming, birding and star gazing. South Africa’s warm winter days are ideal for outdoor activities, and cool evenings are perfect for enjoying drinks around the fireplace.
A duo of packages lures travelers to the luxuries of Rome’s 16th-century palazzo Hotel Hassler Roma. Gourmet Experience, offered through mid-December, includes three nights in a deluxe double room, a chef ’s tasting menu with wine pairings for two at the Michelin-starred Imágo restaurant, two Italian winetasting workshops and daily breakfast at the Salone Eva or Palm Court restaurants. A Family Getaway, offered through October, includes three nights in two Deluxe or Grand Deluxe rooms, private children’s check-in with a Bukowsky stuffed bunny gift, daily buffet breakfast, bedtime milk and cookies, the Hassler’s own ice cream, in-room movies and four hours’ babysitting per day.
New Look in New York
To show off its $25 million renovation, Affinia Manhattan offers a package with 10 percent savings on the best available rate, cocktails for two at Niles, a $25 credit at SpAffinia and advice on free and affordable sightseeing options. This package is valid until June 30; use booking code NEWYR.
Global business travel is making its way back, even as the pandemic and other world events continue to challenge its return. In a recent poll from the Global Business Travel Association, more than four in five respondents (86 percent) from across the industry said they feel more optimistic than they did at the beginning of the year. Business travel bookings, the need to travel to do business and employee willingness to travel are all on the rise.
Princess Premier, a new add-on recently launched by Princess Cruises, offers cruise-goers unlimited WiFi, premium/top-shelf beverages, photos and more. The new offer builds off the popular Princess Plus add-on to bring guests a more comprehensive bundle and savings of more than 50 percent when all the amenities are purchased separately.
Recently, NoMo SoHo and its ownership, real estate and investment firm Sapir Corp Ltd., launched a curated NFT program, making NoMo SoHO the first hotel in the United States to offer guests an innovative way to book stays using blockchain technology.
Start planning that long-awaited trip to the island of Ireland. With all travel restrictions now lifted, there has never been a better time to visit.
From Aug. 9 to 17, Graceland in Memphis, Tennessee, will vibrate to the sound of the world’s favorite Elvis Presley tunes as Elvis Week 2022 gets underway. This year’s event will be a fun-filled mashup of tributes, concerts, special events and celebrity appearances, including actress Barbara Eden, who starred with Elvis in the 1960 film Flaming Star and became a household name for her lead role in the long-running television series I Dream of Jeannie.
Celebrate summer’s arrival with the new Gili Go Surfing Summer offer at Gili Lankanfushi Maldives. In addition to three days of surf instruction from the pros at luxury surf company Tropicsurf, the multiday offer also includes a one-hour lesson in the calm lagoon.
From 24-Hour Butler Service to a Sky Pool: Boutique Luxury Awaits at Vista Encantada Spa Resort & Residences in Los Cabos
Set on a seaside bluff overlooking Land’s End in Cabo San Lucas, Vista Encantada Spa Resort & Residences is a Baja paradise specializing in serene vistas and impeccable hospitality, offering a Pacific coast lifestyle with authentic Mexican touches. Guests can now earn a fourth night free at the stunning resort, plus a $100 resort credit, when booking through March 20, for travel through June 15.
With a network of more than 450 independent luxury advisors, Travel Edge, the North American leader in luxury travel, released a report on its findings for travel trends in 2022. No doubt the pandemic can be blamed as the main culprit behind many of these changing trends in travel, with travelers attempting to regain moments lost over the last two years.