HOTELS EUROPE unveiled the four-star Clarion Hotel Sea
Lion Pescara in Montesilvano on the Adriatic Sea in Italy's Abruzzo
region. Prices for a double room start from about $160, including
daily breakfast. The hotel features 74 standard, business and
superior rooms as well as suites with free wireless high-speed
Internet access and balconies. Other features include four fully
equipped meeting rooms for up to 250 people, a private beach, an
outdoor pool with poolside bar, Jacuzzi, fitness center, squash and
baby club. For information on Clarion Hotel Sea Lion Pescara, visit
KENNEDYS MUSEUM, honoring the life and political career of
President John F. Kennedy, will open in Berlin Nov. 11. Located on
Pariser Platz close to the Brandenburg Gate and the Reichstag, the
4,300-square-foot museum will display a private collection of
artifacts once belonging to the Kennedys, including more than 1,000
photographs, historical documents, books and films. A major focus
will be JFK's visit to Berlin in June 1963, scene of his famous
"Ich bin ein Berliner" speech. For information, e-mail [email protected].
BRITRAIL is trimming rail prices this
winter by 25% on Consecutive Day, FlexiPass, England only and
London Plus passes. Passes, which can be combined with Senior,
Youth, Child and Family Pass discounts, are available through Dec.
31 for travel between Nov. 1 and Feb. 28. A sample four-day,
standard-class BritRail England FlexiPass costs $165 or $246 for
first class. Travel agents who book on www.agentbritrail.com through Nov. 30 can earn free
hotel vouchers, BritRail Pass protection and $15 bonuses on orders
of more than $575.
LAPLAND is gearing up for the holidays with four- to
six-night tours that include, depending on the tour, such
highlights as visits to reindeer farms and Santa's Village,
snowmobile safaris and an ice breaker cruise. Continental Journeys'
four-night, air-inclusive Christmas in Lapland-Rovaniemi package
starts at $2,299, $1,799 for children age 14 and younger. Five
Stars of Scandinavia's four-night Rovaniemi land-only package is
priced from $1,195, $600 for children 14 and younger, and a
six-night, deluxe escorted Maupintour package is priced at $4,219.
For a list of operators selling Finland, visit www.itcgo.com/finland/sellingfinland.htm.
VACATIONS is dropping prices by as much as $350 on Europe
vacations booked through Oct. 31 for travel from Oct. 1 to Nov. 19,
from Nov. 26 to Dec. 17 and throughout 2007. Sample vacation
packages include roundtrip air on United Airlines, accommodations,
daily breakfast and 24-hour traveler assistance. Four-night London
packages begin at $549 per person, double, from New York, $574 from
Boston, $619 from Washington, $659 from Chicago and $729 from
Denver, San Francisco or Los Angeles, with the promotional code
FALLSALE. To book, visit www.unitedvacations.com.
Phone: (781) 659-1301
opportunities in the E-letters, contact [email protected].