CellarPass Partners with Yelp to Expand Online Reservations for Wine, Brewery Tastings, Tours

CellerPass, an online reservations system for winery, brewery and distillery tasting rooms and special events, has just announced a strategic partnership with Yelp.

CellarPass, an online reservations system for winery, brewery and distillery tasting rooms and special events, has entered a strategic partnership with Yelp. With CellarPass, anyone searching for wineries, distilleries and breweries can – with a couple of clicks on their … Continue reading

Search Engine LagiSatu.com Launches App with Muslim-Friendly Hotel Features

A new app from hotel meta-search engine LagiSatu.com is the first to include MuslimStars rating system. Available for free download at the iTunes and Google Play store, it offers a database of thousands of hotel deals in more than 83,000 … Continue reading

Japan Tourist Office Introduces New Travel Guides in Conjunction with Expansion of Bullet Train to Hokurku

Kanazawa, Japan

While celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Shinkansen (Bullet Train) on October 1, the Japan National Tourism Organization has confirmed that the extension of the Hokuriku Shinkansen service will open on March 14, 2015.  The Japan National Tourism Organization has launched … Continue reading

New Flights, Expanded Service Ease Access to Colorado Ski Resorts

Winter Park, Colorado. New flights and expanded airline service from major hub airports will make Colorado Ski Country USA ever more accessible to skiers and snowboarders from all over the world this winter © 2014 Karen Rubin/news-photos-features.com

Denver, Colo. –New flights and expanded airline service from major hub airports will make Colorado Ski Country USA ever more accessible to skiers and snowboarders from all over the world this winter. New service from San Francisco (SFO) and Washington, … Continue reading

Historic Hotels of America Presents its Most Haunted Hotels

Drop in any night to "America's Most Haunted Hotel": The 1886 Crescent Hotel & Spa is host to a wide variety of spirits.

Washington, D.C. –  Historic Hotels of America invites travelers to visit America’s most haunted hotels. More than 110 historic hotels are still home to friendly hauntings. From spooky hotel tours and spirited stories, to real life hauntings, many members of … Continue reading

Hotel Review: STREAMSONG RESORT

Streamsong main Lodge

BY RON BERNTHAL Why make so much of fragmentary blue In here and there a bird, or butterfly, Or flower, or wearing-stone, or open eye, When heaven presents in sheets the solid hue? Since earth is earth, perhaps, not heaven … Continue reading

Baden-Württemberg Journal: Design Driven Architecture in Old World Germany

Stuttgart's Kunstmuseum is a glass cube art museum on a historic, downtown square. (photo courtesy Kunstmuseum)

Baden-Württemberg Journal: Design Driven Architecture in Old World Germany BY RON BERNTHAL The area of southwest Germany, bordering France and Switzerland, is one of the oldest regions of the country, dating to the 12th century. Known today as the state … Continue reading

AccuWeather Enhances Marine Weather App with By-the-Minute Forecasts

accuweather-marine app

AccuWeather, Inc., a global leader in digital weather information, announced that their Marine Weather™ by AccuWeather app for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch now includes the new AccuWeather MinuteCast®. The patented forecast technology gives users by-the-minute precipitation forecasts for the … Continue reading

Designhotel am Stadtgarden – Freiburg, Germany

Guest room at Hotel am Stadtgarden (hotel photos Ron Bernthal)

  Hotel Review -  Designhotel am Stadtgarten, Freiburg, Germany   I was visiting Freiburg for one night and needed an affordable and clean hotel property within walking distance, or a short tram ride, from the historic Münsterplatz (Cathedral Square) and … Continue reading

America’s Largest WW II Reenactment Takes Place at D-Day Conneaut, Ohio, Aug 22-23

GIs hit the shores of Lake Erie in authentic Higgens Boats, during D-Day Conneaut, America's largest World War II reenactment, taking place Aug.  22-23, 2014.

Over 1,400 reenactors from all over the Untied States and Canada will converge on Conneaut, Ohio, August 22-23, 2014, to replay D-Day, making this America’s largest World War II reenactment. D-Day Conneaut, which is free to the public, is a … Continue reading