• Ment’or, Give back this holiday season!

    As 2015 comes to a close, we want to take this opportunity to share our accomplishments with you, and to extend our heartfelt thanks for being an essential part of our success. In January, Team USA brought home a Silver Medal win at the 2015 Bocuse d’Or competition in Lyon, France, our first time on the podium in 27 years! Led by […]

    Ment’or, Give back this holiday season!
  • Announcing Team USA 2017!

    Introducing.. Team USA 2017! We are excited to announce that Mathew Peters and Harrison Turone have been chosen to represent the United States at the Bocuse d’Or in Lyon, France in 2017.2nd place went to Brian Lockwood and John Chormaic Sullivan of The NoMad Hotel.The Best Commis prize went to Tyler Peer of The Broadmoor. In January 2015 the United States took Silver at the Bocuse d’Or, placing on the podium […]

    Announcing Team USA 2017!
  • Travel News and Updates from Traverse City, MI

    x What’s Up North… News and Information from Traverse City, Michigan January-April 2016   Fat -Tire Biking on the Snowy Forest Trails of Traverse City    A news tip service from Traverse City Tourism 1-800-TRAVERSE or www.TraverseCity.com  TC Tourism Unveils Winter/Spring “Escape” Packages Traverse City Tourism’s  “True Escape” package, good from Jan. 4 until May 12, combines special rates at a number […]

    Travel News and Updates from Traverse City, MI
  • New Year, New Hotels & New Trends

    Hi Maralyn, We are excited to share the biggest news and leading hospitality and lifestyle trends on the 2016 horizon. This year, Arizona is seeing a hotel boom, and prominent new luxury hotels will open their doors in Charleston, Washington, DC and Dubai. Acclaimed properties across the globe are getting refreshed and renovated.  Resorts are warming up to expanded and […]

    New Year, New Hotels & New Trends
  • CRISTIANO RONALDO AND DIONÍSIO PESTANA LAUNCH JOINT HOTEL VENTURE

    The world’s best soccer player, Cristiano Ronaldo, and the largest International Portuguese hotel group Pestana, have announced a joint partnership to launch four new boutique hotels. Dionísio Pestana, Owner and Chairman of Pestana Hotel Group, and Ronaldo – who both hail from Madeira, have together invested 75 million Euros in the project. The joint venture, which is co-owned, by both […]

    CRISTIANO RONALDO AND DIONÍSIO PESTANA LAUNCH JOINT HOTEL VENTURE
  • airberlin voted “Best Airline in Europe” and “Best Trans-Atlantic Airline” in the 2015 GT Tested awards

    airberlin, Germany’s second largest airline has received two awards from the readers of Global Traveler for “Best Airline in Europe” and “Best Trans-Atlantic airline” in 2015. In 2014, airberlin ranked second best in these categories.     airberlin received the awards at a gala on the evening of December 8thin Beverly Hills, California at the Peninsula Hotel. In attendance were industry […]

    airberlin voted “Best Airline in Europe” and “Best Trans-Atlantic Airline” in the 2015 GT Tested awards
  • Now Accepting Applications For the 2015-16 ment’or Grant Program!

    Applications are now being accepted for the 2015-2016 ment’or Grant Program! The ment’or Grant Program is designed to provide opportunities for working culinary professionals who are looking to expand their training and skills. This unique opportunity helps place up-and-coming chefs among the ranks at Blue Ginger, minibar, Juni, Hot and Hot Fish Club, Mélisse, Qui, Saison and many more. “This […]

    Now Accepting Applications For the 2015-16 ment’or Grant Program!
  • Grand Pacific Resorts Donates $2,400 to Men and Women’s Health

    Hosts Southern California Media Tour to Raise Awareness Carlsbad-Based Timeshare Management Company Reaches More than 50,000 Potential Customers with New Media Campaign CARLSBAD, CA, November 11, 2015 – In October, Grand Pacific Resorts hosted four travel bloggers and their families in Carlsbad and Coronado as part of a media campaign to drive awareness to the destinations, resorts, and two important causes. The […]

    Grand Pacific Resorts Donates $2,400 to Men and Women’s Health
  • Five Must-Sees in San Francisco This Holiday Season

    San Francisco loves the holidays so much that it can’t limit itself to a single giant Christmas tree. There are actually dozens: Macy’s soaring 80-foot-plus tree in Union Square, an officially nondenominational tree at City Hall, and another majestic tree at PIER 39. But once you’ve wished for peace on Earth and goodwill to all, there’s still plenty to do […]

    Five Must-Sees in San Francisco This Holiday Season
  • Virginia Moonshine Festival

    Tickets are running out, so don’t wait! Moonshine, Live Music, Great Food and More!  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   RICHMOND, VA (November 9, 2015) – Get your shine on at the second annual VA Moonshine Festival, a moonshine and high-end whiskey tasting, on November 21, 2015, at the Richmond International Raceway.   The moonshine-tasting event is proud to add a high-end whiskey tasting […]

    Virginia Moonshine Festival

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Green Medal Awards Announced: Sustainable Winegrowing Leadership

Green Medal Awards Announced: Sustainable Winegrowing Leadership

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April 21, 2016 Second Annual California Green Medal: Sustainable Winegrowing Leadership Awards Announced  Accepting the 2016 California...

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Maralyn D. Hill had the pleasure of being interviewed by Graeme Kemlo on the Travel Writers Radio on JAir 87.8 FM Tuesday, August 18, 2015. They discussed Flavors of the...

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Green Medal Awards Announced: Sustainable Winegrowing Leadership

Green Medal Awards Announced: Sustainable Winegrowing Leadership

April 21, 2016 Second Annual California Green Medal: Sustainable Winegrowing Leadership Awards Announced  Accepting the 2016 California Green Medal Awards were: (L-R) Lucas Pope of Halter Ranch Vineyard;Katie Jackson of Jackson Family Wines; Jason Haas of Tablas Creek Vineyard; and Dirk Heuvel of McManis Family Vineyards. SAN FRANCISCO — Recipients of the second annual California Green Medal: Sustainable Winegrowing Leadership Awards […]

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Second Annual Fashion Popup and Runway Show   Features Mexican Designer Benito Santos

Second Annual Fashion Popup and Runway Show Features Mexican Designer Benito Santos

For Immediate Release:   Media Contact: Megan Sterritt KWE Partners 786.247.4812 sterritt@kwepr.com   Second Annual Fashion Popup and Runway Show  Features Mexican Designer Benito Santos As Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit Continues Commitment  To Showcasing Art, Fashion of Mexico   Riviera Nayarit, Mexico (April 20, 2016) – On June 10th, renowned Mexican fashion designer Benito Santos will introduce his 2017 Cruise Collection at […]

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New dining concepts overlooking Canggu Beach in Bali

New dining concepts overlooking Canggu Beach in Bali

For Immediate Release, Bali,  20 April 2016 Secret Retreats member, Hotel Tugu Bali, launches two magnificent, new dining concepts overlooking Canggu Beach in Bali. Famous for combining the world of arts and antiquity with the exotic and stylish, Tugu Bali captures our imagination once again with the opening of two stunning and romantic new venues within the exotic retreat tucked away on Canggu […]

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Jade Mountain

American Express Travel Selects Jade Mountain for Exclusive Top 25 LIst

  AMERICAN EXPRESS TRAVEL SELECTS ST. LUCIA’S JADE MOUNTAIN FOR EXCLUSIVE “TOP 25” LIST   ST. LUCIA (April 15, 2016) – Jade Mountain, the unique St. Lucian resort known for its open-air sanctuaries and picture-perfect panoramas, has landed a spot on American Express Travel’s list of the world’s top 25 hotels offering a “Best in Class” customer experience. The much-heralded […]

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Annual Women of the Vine Global Symposium A Resounding Success

Annual Women of the Vine Global Symposium A Resounding Success

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 650 of the world’s top beverage leaders in attendance experienced two-and-a-half days of educational and inspirational panels, and imaginative evening mixers. APRIL 14, 2016 (New York, NY) – The Women of the Vine Alliance hosted 650 of the world’s alcohol beverage industry leaders at the Women of the Vine Global Symposium this April 4-6 at the Meritage Resort & Spa in Napa, […]

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The St. Regis Atlanta’s Mother’s Day Brunch Featuring a Flower Bouquet Competition

The St. Regis Atlanta’s Mother’s Day Brunch Featuring a Flower Bouquet Competition

The brunch will take place in the elegant Astor Court, overlooking the magnificent lobby and crystal chandelier, and guests will enjoy live jazz entertainment by the Joe Grandsen Trio Band. The Mother’s Day Brunch will feature a delicious menu prepared by Executive Chef Joseph Trevino and team, with highlights including low country “paella” with Carolina rice, saffron infused broth, Georgia field pea succotash, andouille […]

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PRESS RELEASE For more Information:  Ashley Fenton Hawkins International Public Relations (212) 255-6541 or Ashley@hawkpr.com SEABOURN EXPANDS “VENTURES BY SEABOURN” EXCURSIONS IN NORTHERN EUROPE THIS SUMMER Click to Tweet: .@SeabournCruise readies new season of Ventures by Seabourn program in Northern Europe SEATTLE, April 14, 2016 – Seabourn, the world’s finest ultra-luxury cruise line, is enhancing its  Ventures by Seabourn expedition program in Northern Europe this summer. Guests exploring the northernmost regions […]

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Esa-Pekka Salonen to conduct his first Ring cycle in Helsinki

Esa-Pekka Salonen to conduct his first Ring cycle in Helsinki

The Ring cycle will be staged in a new production at the Finnish National Opera in Helsinki between 2019 and 2021. The production will be conducted by Esa-Pekka Salonen.  The Finnish National Opera and Ballet season 2016–2017 presents a rich programme with music theatre by cutting-edge international directors and new works by some of the most acclaimed choreographers of our time. Spring […]

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In Traverse City, Spring Beachcombing Means Petoskey Stones

In Traverse City, Spring Beachcombing Means Petoskey Stones

When cut and polished, Petoskey Stones are Iconic of Northern Michigan Beaches Spring Beachcombing in Traverse City: It’s All About Petoskey Stones  By MIKE NORTON TRAVERSE CITY – It happens every spring. Long before the water is warm enough for swimming, intrepid souls begin walking the long, lonely beaches of northern Michigan, their eyes glued on the smooth, wet sand at […]

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Bay Area’s Newest Resort Coming to Sonoma – Graton Resort & Casino Expanding with $175 Million Resort

Bay Area’s Newest Resort Coming to Sonoma – Graton Resort & Casino Expanding with $175 Million Resort

Resort, Spa and Convention offerings to join existing Casino   ROHNERT PARK, CA. (February 1, 2016) Graton Resort & Casino, the premier resort, gaming and entertainment destination in Sonoma County, California, is expanding to create a 200-guestroom resort that also features a spa, meeting and convention space and an outdoor pool area.  The $175 million 342,000-square-foot addition will expand the […]

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