Go back to the enewsletter Accor has officially we

first_imgGo back to the enewsletterAccor has officially welcomed 21c Museum Hotels into the MGallery Hotel Collection, a global network of more than 100 storied boutique hotels located in 26 countries. The move marks the arrival of the MGallery brand into North America.Bearing both the MGallery and 21c brands, 21c Museum Hotels – MGallery represents a shared commitment to inspiring guests to delight in and fully discover the very best the world has to offer. 21c Museum Hotels – MGallery will maintain 21c’s distinctive spirit and pioneering vision of combined contemporary art museums, boutique hotels and chef-driven restaurants, and preserve the singular personality, style and story of each individual property. 21c will be fully integrated into the MGallery collection, bringing to life the passion for rich experiences and local discovery for which MGallery is known.“MGallery was first created in 2008 to share a new vision of high-end, boutique accommodation featuring highly emotive experiences designed to be inspiring, engaging and richly imbued with character. This ambition gave rise to a collection of unique storied boutique hotels that are captivating, memorable and individually styled. As sought-out addresses for those who relish memorable experiences, bespoke design and off-the-beaten-track moments, each MGallery hotel is remarkable for its singular personality and is deeply rooted in the destination’s history,” said Yohan Amiot, Vice President Brand Management, MGallery.Yohan Amiot comments further, “Today we are honoured to welcome 21c Museum Hotels into the MGallery family. 21c envisions a new kind of hospitality, which promotes accessible, unexpected and innovative arts, cultural and culinary experiences for guests and locals alike, globally connected to contemporary culture, yet firmly rooted within each local community. The 21c brand is the perfect complement to MGallery’s concept of bespoke, creative hospitality for lovers of travel, the arts and immersive experiences.”21c Museum Hotels – MGallery currently includes eight properties in Bentonville, Cincinnati, Durham, Kansas City, Lexington, Louisville, Nashville and Oklahoma City. Additional projects are in development in Chicago, slated for debut in late 2019, and Des Moines.The brand also just announced that 21c Museum Hotels has been selected as the brand and management company for a combination boutique hotel, contemporary art museum and independently branded, chef-driven restaurant anticipated to open in the restored YMCA building in downtown St Louis in late 2020.21c Museum Hotels – MGallery are now bookable through Accor reservations systems, including Accor.com. 21c will also officially join Le Club AccorHotels as of 1 April 2019, affording 21c guests full access to Le Club AccorHotels member benefits, status points and the earning and burning of rewards points.Go back to the enewsletterlast_img read more

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Newport Rhode Island – The Wayfarers introduces t

first_imgNewport, Rhode Island – The Wayfarers introduces two new rich and inspiring Walks to its Girlfriend Getaways lineup, designed with special appeal for the adventurous female traveler, mothers and daughters, old friends eager to reunite, and new friends in the making. Developed around the achievements of two famous authors and one famous architect, the two new Walks include all meals, accommodations, transfers and gratuities. The trips are also great for solo travelers, and single supplements are available.The Bront Trail, July 26 31, 2009 This new six-day, five-night trek set in Bront Country is the perfect escape for women looking to appreciate one of Britains most evocative literary landscapes. Walkers will get a sense of the creative inspiration nurtured here as they explore Yorkshires Haworth Village and several locations from Jane Eyre and Wuthering Heights, and learn about the Bronts lives with expert Ann Dinsdale. Spectacular views of ruined farmhouses, picturesque valleys, and remote plains make this trip a dream for the literary- and fitness-minded. Beginning in Haworth and ending in Chatsworth, this Walk of 8 12 miles per day is priced at $3,695 per person based on double occupancy.Venice and the Veneto, September 27 October 3, 2009 An unusual twist on a Venetian holiday, this new seven-day, six-night exploration of the Veneto region begins in the medieval town of Vicenza and explores the area through the eyes of one of its most famous architects, Palladio. Walkers will wander the streets and admire the beautiful countryside while also visiting some of Palladios greatest villas, cathedrals and bridges. The trip also includes a private boat tour and a regional Asiago cheese, grappa and Prosecco tasting. Participants will discover the opulence of the Venetian empire contrasted with a region with tunnels and trenches of World War I as well as alpine meadows and mountain villages. This walk of 7 10 miles per day ends in Venice and is priced at $3,995 per person based on double occupancy.Just for WomenThe Wayfarers Girlfriend Getaways guests enjoy special complimentary treats that give extra value to these programs. A sparkling wine reception is a social occasion for getting to know fellow travelers and sharing other Wayfarers walking experience. Guests receive a collection of souvenirs and other appealing take-home items. Additionally, walkers may choose from a menu of specially priced extra activities if they wish to break away from the group itinerary and explore on their own. Possibilities include cooking lessons and spa treatments. Details and rates for these add-on activities will be quoted on request.About The WayfarersOffering an eco-aware walking holiday of both culture and fitness, The Wayfarers newest Walks/hikes traverse more countries than ever before, and now offer 83 Walks in 18 countries in four continents. Women-only Walks add opportunities for shopping, museums, spa treatments, and more. Celebrating its 25th anniversary, and named one of the Best Outfitters on Earth by National Geographic Adventure, The Wayfarers offer exclusive on-foot entre into homes and gardens otherwise closed to the public, graceful accommodations, outstanding cuisine, and meetings with local residents. Walks range from 5-12 days and are rated easy to challenging, with distances of 4-5 miles, 6-10 miles or 12-15 miles per day.www.thewayfarers.com 800- 249-4620last_img read more

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