Qwasi Intelligent Engagement, Opera Coast browser for iOS will change Mobile Web forever Opera Coast browser for iOS will change Mobile Web forever (Credit: IntoMobile) After iPad, Opera Software is bringing its Opera Coast browser to the iPhone, featuring a revamped UI that is especially designed for single-hand use. The application has conveniently placed buttons and gesture support, making all functions available within a thumb’s reach. How Jetsetter's CEO Keeps the Travel Conversation Flowing With Social Media Drew Patterson is the CEO of Jetsetter, a two-year-old travel startup and member of the Gilt Groupe luxury flash deal family. The site offers 20 to 40 sales each week on "Jetsetter-verified" hotels, villas and adventures all around the world to its two million members. Patterson founded Jetsetter after a stint at Starwood Hotels and serving as VP of marketing at travel deals site Kayak. His experience in the travel industry has helped the company create a seamless user experience. Jetsetter's members have booked more than 500,000 room nights at 1,000 travel partners in 90 countries.
Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge ~ A Most Unique and Fun Resort If you have never stayed at this most interesting and unique resort at Walt Disney World, then let me share some of my stays there with you. It is definitely a resort to put on the Disney Must Stay at Bucket List. Every time, I get to stay there I am in awe of the design and detail of both the inside and the outside of this resort. On the inside there is a definite African themed feel, beginning with colors like brown, yellow and red. hotel Kameha Grand Bonn, Bonn, Germany - 187 Guest reviews This 5-star design hotel has a rooftop pool with excellent views of the Rhine valley and Siebengebirge Hills. It is a 15-minute drive from Bonn's city centre and Cologne/Bonn Airport and free WiFi is included. The modern, spacious rooms of the Kameha Grand Bonn feature a unique, stylish design.
Hotel La Tortuga Las Terrenas - Las Terrenas Hotels - at getaroom Property Location With a stay at Hotel La Tortuga in Las Terrenas, you'll be connected to the airport and close to Playa Bonita and Bonita Point. This hotel is within the vicinity of The Whales and Coson Beach. Rooms Treat yourself to a stay in one of the 10 individually decorated guestrooms, featuring private pools. Rooms have private furnished balconies or patios. Unicorn, Shmunicorn: Be a Pegasus If you’re reading this, you’re probably a designer . Maybe you code, maybe you don’t. But it’s likely you’re feeling more and more pressure to hone your programming skills and become that mythical product development creature who can both create compelling designs and write production code. There are plenty of reasons why being a unicorn isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. But what you might not have considered is that aspiring to be a unicorn could be the biggest mistake of your career. Conflict of Interest
Can a travel startup change the way hotels think about rates and distribution? NB: This is a guest article by Tom Botts, managing partner at Hudson Crossing. Room77, often miss-thought of as a content play for its cool room images, has added a new feature cementing its place as the most innovative hotel search player out there. Make no mistake, Room77 is a meta but it also allows users to book rates directly at the site in an Amazon-style hybrid kind of way – buy direct or via the marketplace. The pros and cons of every Disney World resort It’s one thing to have a table with all hotel info listed, but it’s another to have somebody (like me!) go beyond the stats to give you a better idea if a hotel is right for you. Here’s a breakdown of the pros and cons of every Disney World hotel, who is best suited to stay at each, plus some tips if you decide to book a reservation. Animal Kingdom Lodge and Villas Pros: Dedicated busesLess expensive than most Deluxe resortsGreat on-site restaurants for people with an adventurous paletteBeautiful themingClub Level guests can go on Sunrise Safari Breakfast Adventure and/or Wanyama Safari (at sunset)Savanna View rooms have view of animalsZero-depth entry poolOn-site childcare for kids 4-12 available
hotel Dorint am Heumarkt Koeln, Cologne, Germany - 91 Guest reviews Property highlights Free WiFi Places of interest: Der Spiegel Gallery (500m)Wallraf Richartz Museum (200m) This 5-star hotel is situated in Cologne city centre, 200 metres from the Heumarkt Square. Hotel Acaya, Las Terrenas - Travel - msn This hotel is ideally located on sandy Playa Bonita Bay, 2 km from the village of Las Terrenas and 2 hours from the sites visited by the famous humpback whales, which may be seen in these waters from the months of December to March. Puerto Plata Airport is 170 km from the hotel and it is 350 km to Santo Domingo Airport. Services and facilities at the hotel include a restaurant, a bar and a newspaper stand.
Why You Should Never Center Align Paragraph Text by anthony on 01/19/11 at 2:28 pm Text is a beautiful thing. It not only has function, but form as well. When you’re creating text, it’s likely that you’re not only thinking about what your text should say, but how it should look. Facebook failing to drive booking conversions REPORT FROM THE U.S.—Back in March 2011, Michael Hraba, like many hoteliers, was excited by the commercial potential of Facebook. There was revenue to be had, and hoteliers and brand companies were rushing to put booking widgets on their profile pages to encourage easy, seamless transactions.
BoardWalk Inn & Villas - Part 1 of 3 (The “World” According to Jack) The concept for a boardwalk was born in Atlantic City, New Jersey in 1870. This resort town had already established itself as a vacation mecca. Beautiful hotels, elegant restaurants, and the Atlantic Ocean beckoned the well-to-do and the middle class to spend a few days or a few weeks in luxury during the summer months. However, the close proximity to the beach caused a problem for businesses. Sand. Hotel Nikko Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf, Germany - 606 Guest reviews Offering a top-floor spa and pool with spectacular city views, this 5-star hotel is just 500 metres from Düsseldorf Main Station. Its soundproofed rooms have a flat-screen TV and hot drinks facilities. Hotel Nikko Düsseldorf’s rooms feature warm colours and high-quality furniture, and a desk.