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A Christmas Markets Odyssey: A Viking River Cruise Down The Danube

Dec 26, 2013  |   Contributor: Susan Kime

Chiaroscuro — the contrasting movement of light and dark, background and foreground — usually found in static paintings is present on Viking River Cruises' Christmas Markets tour. The moment-to-moment land and waterscape changes cruising down the Danube are defined across the wake of Central European history. Unlike most rivers, the Danube moves 1492 miles, from west to east originating in Germany's Black Forest, and cutting through ten countries, finally emptying into the Black Sea in Romania.

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17th Century Hotel Bristol Remains an Elegant Destination in One of Europe's Most Livable Cities

Dec 13, 2013  |   Contributor: Katherine Bond

It’s no wonder Vienna, the “City of Music,” attracts nearly three times as many tourists as its 1.7 million residents yearly. Immaculately intact since its 17th and 18th century glory, Vienna is consistently ranked as one of the world’s most livable cities; a title that lures international urban planners to study its layout and culture. Austria’s capital city is home to dozens of opera houses, art institutes, and Baroque-era palaces that dazzle visitors who enjoy its refined preference for luxurious style. 

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The Historic Hotel Imperial, Vienna Begins First Phase of $14M Renovations

Sep 17, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

The Historic Hotel Imperial, Vienna is approaching its 140-year anniversary and to celebrate, the Luxury Collection hotel is getting a much needed renovation of its public areas.... Read More

Hotel Bristol, Vienna Completes Phase One of Multi-Million Dollar Renovations

May 21, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

The Hotel Bristol, Vienna, a Luxury Collection hotel, has just completed the first phase of its ongoing multi-million dollar renovation project.... Read More

Preferred Hotel Group celebrates Pride around the globe

May 4, 2013  |   Contributor: Chad Chisholm

41 properties join the Preferred Pride program across the globe as part of the Preferred Hotel Group. With celebrations from Europe to America to Africa, the celebrations of legalized marriage and civil unions are exciting news for the LGBT commu... Read More

Vacant Storefronts Transform Into Hip Urban Hotel Rooms in Vienna

Oct 5, 2012  |   Contributor: Tara Imperatore

As Vienna continues to become a top travel destination in Europe, luxury hotel brands are starting to open up properties throughout the city. While developers have been busy locating land to build on, breaking ground and constructing expansive towers, a less flashy, more personal approach to hospitality has found a unique place of its own in town.... Read More

Ritz-Carlton Hotel Now Open in Vienna

Oct 2, 2012  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company has just added to its exclusive chain of hotels by announcing the opening of a new 202-room property located in the central Schubertring Boulevard of Vienna, Austria. The Ritz-Carlton, Vienna comprises four 19th Century palaces and combines traditional architecture with stylish interior design and has a spectacular view of the city’s famous landmarks from its rooms. These include heritage buildings like an opera house, concert halls and museums, which are all a short stroll from the hotel.... Read More

Newest Luxury Hotel in Vienna | The Ritz-Carlton Opens 80th Property

Aug 28, 2012  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company has opened its first hotel in Austria in Vienna. The Ritz-Carlton, Vienna, is the ninth hotel in Europe for the luxury hotel company. The new hotel is a 202-room property that is made up of four historic palaces that date back to the 19th century. It offers great proximity to museums, concert halls, and is surrounded by various historic buildings and landmarks in the capital city of Austria. The boutique Guerlain Spa will offer six treatment rooms, including two specially designed for couples. Chef Wini Brugger presents Austrian cuisine on his menu at the Dstrikt restaurant. “We are delighted to open our 80th hotel in this key European capital and to offer discerning global travellers a t... Read More

Spend the Holidays in Salzburg & Vienna, Austria | European Winter Wonderland

Oct 13, 2011  |   Contributor: Cynthia Dial

My arrival to Europe for our dream-come-true, first-ever family holiday abroad was not what I had envisioned. Think snow storm, airport closing, accidental cancellation, expensive rebooking, probable lost luggage and you’ve got the picture.... Read More

A Virtual Visit to Four European Culture Capitals

Oct 7, 2011  |   Contributor: Lena Katz

No matter how many years have passed since we’ve cracked a textbook, the seasonal change of summer to autumn will always be imbued with back-to-school significance. Reading, writing, history, foreign language... inconceivable, isn’t it, that we once got a daily dose of each? In honor of school days, we’ve created a virtual field trip to four European cities that offer four distinctive perspectives on the humanities.... Read More

A Virtual Visit to Four European Culture Capitals

Oct 6, 2011  |   Contributor: Lena Katz

No matter how many years have passed since we’ve cracked a textbook, the seasonal change of summer to autumn will always be imbued with back-to-school significance. Reading, writing, history, foreign language... inconceivable, isn’t it... Read More

Travel to Vienna: Luxury in the Heart of Austria

Oct 20, 2010  |   Contributor: Christina Stewart

Luxury Vacations: Steeped in history and tradition, Vienna is a land of both extravagance and unsurpassed beauty, offering the perfect blend of modern-day charm and old-world opulence. As the largest city located within the Republic of Austria, Vienna has proven to be a favorite among those luxury jetsetters who appreciate the finer things in life.... Read More

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