Travel Weeklys Europe E-letter: July 5, 2006

REZIDOR SAS HOSPITALITY, the Brussels-based, multi-brand hospitality management company, unveiled its first Park Inn in Russia. The 160-room property is located in Ekaterinburg, the third largest city in Russia, and features flat-screen televisions, a conference room, a restaurant and free broadband and wireless Internet access. Rezidor SAS, the largest international chain in Russia, is looking to expand its presence in the destination to 20 hotels in the next five years. For information, visit

CELTIC TOURS created a six-night escorted Southern Italian Odyssey tour that focuses on the coastal region between Rome and Naples known as the Riviera Ulysses. Highlights include the Amalfi Coast, Gaeta, Naples, Pompeii and Sperlonga. The package, which includes breakfast and dinner daily, is priced from $699 per person, land only. Departures are scheduled from November through April 2007. For details, visit

THE COMFORT INN SMITHFIELD is poised to open Sept. 1 in Dublin in time for the PGA Tours Ryder Cup stop, being held in Co. Kildare, Ireland, Sept. 22 to 24. Situated in a trendy section of the city, near shopping, restaurants and business centers, the 92-room hotel will offer balcony views from many of its guest rooms. The property features a restaurant as well as in-room coffee maker, cable/satellite TV and voice mail. Nightly introductory rates start from about $100 or $110 with continental breakfast. Visit for details.

PETER DEILMANN CRUISES is offering fall sailings on the Rhine and Moselle rivers aboard the five-star, 54-cabin Heidelberg in September and October. The eight-day itineraries include the small wine villages in Germany of Cochem and Bernkastel, as well Trier, the oldest town in Germany. Other highlights include Amsterdam; Cologne, Germany; and Strasbourg, France. Cruises depart from Amsterdam, Trier or Frankfurt on Saturdays. Rates start at $1,495 per person, double. For more information, visit

Europe Editor:

Felicity Long

Phone: (781) 659-1301

[email protected]

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