Europe

The palatial grounds of The Lindner Spa & Golf Hotel Weimarer Land in Blankenhain, Germany near the city of Weimar.

Posted on July 13th, 2016

Touring Thuringia, Germany by Train and Car

Last winter, Recommend's Web Editor took a partial self-drive tour through the central German state of Thuringia, traveling first by train, before loading into an Enterprise rental car for the second leg of the journey.
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Pleasant Holidays' summer and fall savings at Mystique, A Luxury Collection Hotel in Santorini, Greece includes up to 25 percent in savings. (Photo credit: EManuel Zublena)

Posted on July 12th, 2016

Save on Summer and Fall Travel to Europe

Calling all Europhiles—Pleasant Holidays is offering substantial savings on summer and fall travel to Europe, including reduced rates and complimentary nights and transfers.
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Tribute Portfolio's #independentmoments package includes a Polaroid-style coaster set with #independentmoments from Tribute Portfolio properties for guests to take home.

Posted on July 12th, 2016

Starwood’s Tribute Portfolio Curates Independent Travel Experiences

Tribute Portfolio, Starwood Hotels & Resorts’ collection of upper-upscale independent hotels and resorts, has announced new packages highlighting the independent travel experiences guests can have at its properties.
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Avanti Destinations' new 25 menu of cooking classes in Europe includes a private pescheria, pizza e cannolo cooking class in Catania, Sicily.

Posted on July 6th, 2016

Avanti Dishes Out New Cooking Classes in Europe

Independent travelers hungry for unique culinary experiences will be happy to hear that Avanti Destinations has added 25 cooking classes to its menu of travel products in Europe.
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A TGV train  in Cote Azur. France.

Posted on July 6th, 2016

Rail Europe Rolls Out New Summer Promotions

Rail Europe has just announced several new promotions across its portfolio of European rail products just in time for summer.
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Guests can have afternoon tea at the Salon Proust at the recently reopened Ritz Paris. (Photo credit: Adrien Dirand)

Posted on July 6th, 2016

The Ritz Returns

After a nearly 4-year restoration project, the Ritz Paris has reopened its wrought iron doors for new and returning guests.
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The Marchenzimmer Raum (Fairy Tale Room) at the Boutique Hotel Schieferhof.

Posted on July 1st, 2016

At Home in Thuringia, Germany

It was a chilly December night when I settled into my seat at St. George’s Church (Georgenkirche) in Eisenach, Germany for the sold-out Johann Sebastian Bach Weihnachts Oratorium. By this time, my press trip through the central German state of Thuringia had ended, but my affable guide Cornelia insisted I take part in this cherished holiday tradition she and her husband attend annually.
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Santorini-heights-exterior

Posted on June 28th, 2016

Opulent Accommodations Around the Globe

When your clients ask for a luxurious getaway with all of the trimmings, suggest these opulent hotel and train accommodations.
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Belmond’s high-end rail journeys take travelers through the heart of Europe. (Belmond)

Posted on June 28th, 2016

Tour Talk: Rail Travel in Europe

Today’s modern traveler wants to connect with a destination’s past, and traveling via rail offers a peephole into those bygone times, a great complement to the castles, museums and cafes often visited when traveling through Europe.
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Delta Air Lines' new daily nonstop services between New York (JFK) and Glasgow (GLA) begin May 25, 2017. 

Posted on June 22nd, 2016

Delta Doubles Network to Scotland

Beginning May 25, 2017, Delta Air Lines will operate two daily nonstop services between New York (JFK) and Glasgow (GLA).
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