Well, that took a long time. Three and a half years ago, the Hotel Verta ? riverside in London?s Battersea neighborhood, with a heliport outside the front door ? went looking for someone new after its Von Essen hotel group went into administration. Show More Summary
Land of the Sky XXVIII in North CarolinaLand of the Sky XXVIII open chess tournament was held from 23-25th January at the Crowne Plaza Resort Asheville, One Resort Dr., in Asheville, North Carolina, USA.The event had four sections: Open (FIDE rated), Asheville (FIDE rated, Under 2200), Buncombe (Under 1700) and U12 (U1200). Show More Summary
The 38th Zurich Christmas Open was held on 26-30th December, 2014, at the Crowne Plaza Zürich in Zurich, Switzerland.The Master Tournament was a 7-round of Swiss event, open to all players rated above 2000.German Olympic leader GM Arkadij...Show More Summary
IHG’s big promo for the beginning of the year is ‘Set Your Sights’ where lots of different kinds of activity earn big bonus points (though it isn’t as lucrative as the fall’s free nights promotion. But if you’re not going to do all of...Show More Summary
The crown jewel of tonight’s programming, “Grumpy Cat’s Worst Christmas Ever” (Lifetime at 8 p.m.), which is reviewed by TV critic Hank Stuever on Page C1, has the Internet-famous feline with a displeased frown having, well, her worst Christmas ever. Aubrey Plaza of “Parks and Recreation” lends her voice to the exceedingly famous kitty. Read full article >>
Food for Thought is the revamped restaurant in the renovated-to-the-tune-of-$10 million Crowne Plaza Charlotte Executive Park. Executive chef Michael Cowan aims at farm-to-table and locally sourced ingredients "with a Southern twist" and has cooked at the Omni San Francisco and the Boathouse II restaurant in Hilton Head. Show More Summary
The Crowne Plaza in Clayton, Missouri put this under guest doors last night. The notice lists changes to usual operations at the hotel due to the #Ferguson protest movement. The notice ends with this: “We maintain strong relationships with the … Continue reading ?
It was a night of glamorous celebration as the 10th annual AsiaSpa Awards turned the sleek Crowne Plaza Hong Kong Causeway Bay into an elegant space of shimmering blue and sakura petals on November 12. Read the rest of the story at: Sakura Dreams: 10th annual AsiaSpa Awards
Saturday night we stayed at the Crowne Plaza Denver Airport on a package rate of 5,000 points and Breakfast. Our flight arrived at 11pm, which made an airport hotel the best choice. Airport hotel location is relative in Denver where the closest set of hotels are about ten miles from the airport. Show More Summary
Doha is a rapidly expanding hotel market, and nowadays they have a property from just about every luxury chain. While W Hotels perhaps don't fit in the "luxury" category, I really enjoyed my stay at the W Doha a couple of months ago. The...Show More Summary
The 2014 SPICE Cup Open was held on 21-26th October 2014 at the Crowne Plaza Clayton Hotel in Saint Louis, Missouri, USA.The 9-round Swiss open was sponsored by Webster University and the Susan Polgar Foundation, offering the prize fund...Show More Summary
Our bridal party and bridal couple photographs were spread out over two locations: the Hunter Valley Gardens and the Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley Resort. I don’t want to mix things up (since something else happened between these two locations), so … read more
Jazz Finland Festival/European Jazz Conference Hotel Crowne Plaza/Various Venues jny:Helsinki Finland 18-21 September 2014 When the steamship RMS Andania docked in the port of Helsinki in 1926 it unloaded more than just cargo. The American jazz group the Andania Yankees that disembarked stayed f...
Bloomington OpenAnnouncing the details for the 2nd Annual Bloomington Open!Dates: November 7-9 or 8-9, 2014Site: Crowne Plaza Hotel and Suits MSP Airport/Mall of America, Three Appletree Square, Bloomington MN Note different site from...Show More Summary
Last month I wrote a guide to getting free one-night stays at IHG Rewards Club properrties. No points required. IHG Rewards Club (the program for Intercontinental, Crowne Plaza, Holiday Inn, and related brands) will give you the first night of your stay for free if you make a successful best rate guarantee claim. Show More Summary
IHG Rewards Free Night Promo: Here’s how it works and why you’ll want to play Earlier in the week I wrote that IHG Rewards – the loyalty program for Intercontinental, Crowne Plaza, Holiday Inn, and related brands – would be bringingShow More Summary
Crowne Plaza Jacksonville Riverfront rebrands to DoubleTree Jacksonville Riverfront September 1, 2015. As an aside, I started writing this piece after seeing an article in Florida Times-Union newspaper stating the Crowne Plaza rebrand was happening this Monday, September 1, 2014. Show More Summary
Intercontinental, the British owner of the Holiday Inn and Crowne Plaza brands, would possibly be an attractive target for an American hotel operator seeking to reincorporate overseas in a so-called inversion.
Just as Comcast moves forward with its plan to replace the GE sign atop the former RCA building with its own name and the NBC Peacock logo, NBCUniversal today announced a major overhaul and rehabilitation of 30 Rockefeller Plaza. A desire...Show More Summary
by Tom Scocca ? ? ? ? Hot wind hissed through the leaves on the plaza. The rails of on an open-topped sightseeing bus gave off a blinding flash, and so did the subway steps on the way back up. Up in the darkness of the tree crown in the churchyard by Prince Street, someone in a cherry picker was at work with pole saws. Show More Summary