TATE MODERN museum of art is gearing up for a $308 million
expansion, scheduled for completion in time for the 2012 Olympic
Summer Games. The plans call for a 230-foot-high extension, which
would increase the existing floor space and enable the facility to
accommodate more than 1 million additional visitors a year. For
museum info, visit www.tate.org.uk/modern.
AGENTS can earn 15% commission on Spanish Heritage Tours
air-inclusive packages to the Canary Islands through the end of
2006. A six-night package from New York includes accommodations at
the four-star Iberostar Las Dalias Hotel on Tenerife, daily
breakfast, hotel service charges and taxes, priced from $949.
Three-night packages to Lanzarote and Fuerteventura are priced from
$159, land. Optional airport transfers, sightseeing tours and
excursions also are available. For more details, visit www.shtours.com.
INN MILTON KEYNES is set to open Aug. 25 in Milton Keynes
city center in southeast England. The three-star property, the
largest in the city, will feature 279 rooms, a restaurant and bar
and 14,000 square feet of dedicated meetings space. In Cork,
Ireland, the 182-room Jurys Cork Hotel will reopen in October with
refurbished guest rooms, a bistro and bar, meeting rooms and a spa
with gymnasium, swimming pool, sauna and treatment rooms. For more
information, go to www.jurysdoyle.com.
BARGING cut prices on its Oct. 8 three-night cruise on the
Venetian Lagoon aboard the six-passenger La Dolce Vita. The cruise
includes food and wine, and escorted day trips. The sailing is
priced from $1,236 per person, a 20% discount off the regular rate,
and is commissionable at 10%. To book, visit www.gobarging.com.
TOURCRAFTERS is discounting its fall Amalfi
Delight package on 11 departures out of New York via Eurofly
airlines. The Oct. 2, 4, 6, 9 and 11 departures dropped from $1,375
to $1,275 per person, and the Oct. 13, 16, 18, 20, 23 and 25
departures are priced at $1,199, down from $1,265. The package
includes roundtrip air to Naples, Italy; seven nights
accommodations at the Hotel Villa Romana; daily breakfast and
dinner; an eight-day car rental; hotel service charges; and taxes.
Rates are per person, double, not including airport taxes or fuel
surcharges. For additional information or to book, go to www.tourcrafters.com.
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