TRAVEL an extra day for free when they purchase a six-,
eight- or 10-day Eurail Selectpass from Rail Europe in North
America by Dec. 31. Rail travel days can be used nonconsecutively
within a two-month period up to six months after purchase, and the
offer is valid for all versions of the Eurail Selectpass. North
American travelers going to Italy this fall and winter can save up
to 20% on rail passes purchased in the U.S. from Rail Europe. The Trenitalia Winter Promotion must be
booked before Feb. 28 for travel from Nov. 1 through March 31. To
help travel agents sell these and other European rail products,
Rail Europe offers online training on the company's agent Web site,
http://agent.raileurope.com under Agent Resources.
FAIR HOTEL in London's West End is set to reopen Nov. 2,
following a $140 million restoration. The 406-room, five-star
property, which first opened in 1927 with King George V and Queen
Mary in attendance, features 10 new suites and 80 new guest rooms,
including 10 with outdoor terraces and ornamental gardens. The
hotel also will feature an Asian-inspired spa, the largest private
theater in London and the biggest Baccarat chandelier in Europe. A
package, including breakfast and an Edwardian Freedom Pass, is
priced from about $354 per room per night. To book, visit www.radissonedwardian.com.
HERITAGE TOURS is boosting travel agent commissions to 15%
on all Canary Islands air-inclusive packages through the end of
2006. A six-night package at the five-star Mediterranean Palace on
Tenerife costs $1,199, per person, double, including air from New
York, accommodations, roundtrip airport transfers, daily breakfast,
hotel taxes and service charges. A
two-night extension to Madrid is priced from $359 per person,
including roundtrip airport transfers, four-star hotel
accommodations, buffet breakfasts, half-day city sightseeing tour,
hotel taxes and service charges. To book, visit www.shtours.com.
D'ANGLETERRE was named Denmark's Leading Hotel for the
third time by international travel agents at the 2006 World Travel
Awards. Situated in Copenhagen's Kongens Nytorv square, the
property has hosted well-known guests from President Clinton and
Winston Churchill to Hans Christian Andersen and Bruce Springsteen.
The hotel features a full-service spa, meetings facilities and a
restaurant serving modern French cuisine. A double room is priced
at around $438, including use of the fitness center. To learn more,
RIBATEJO REGION near Lisbon has developed four self-drive
wine routes. The Gothic Treasure route will focus on Santarem, the
Gothic royal summer capital, with its historical buildings; the
Bulls and Horses route combines bull fighting with vineyard
touring; By the Tagus follows the river where the Romans grew
grapes; and Manueline Treasures takes in Templar castles as well as
vineyards. For additional info, go to www.rotavinhoribatejo.pt.
Phone: (781) 659-1301
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