Month: July 2017

Eastern Tradition Meets Western Flair at Cachet Boutique NYC, September 2017

Share: Cachet Hospitality Group, the Asia-Pacific based hotel management company opens its inaugural U.S. hotel, Cachet Boutique NYC, in Midtown Manhattan in September 2017.  The Cachet brand combines its design-centric aesthetic and East meets West hospitality, and infuses it with New York City flair to bring a unique food and entertainment experience to Manhattan. Cachet Boutique NYC will feature 105 rooms and villas, a Playboy Club NYC and two restaurants, EDEN and the Bellbrook. “Cachet Boutique NYC will transport guests from the moment they walk through our glass doors into an oasis filled with the chicest rooms, seasonal food and beverage program and the best entertainment in New York,” said Nicole Levinson, Senior Vice President of Brand Marketing and Partnerships. “The...

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Portrait of an American Traveler: Millennials Spend More, Travel More

Share: ​Millennial families spending, traveling during a projected travel industry slowdown​ In a year of projected slowdown for travel, Millennial families are going to spend more and travel more than all other generational segments according to MMGY Global’s Portrait of American Travelers® survey. This year’s Portrait predicts that the approximately 60 million traveling households in the U.S. will spend up to $5 billion less on leisure travel, which shows a less than 1% dip from its eight-year high in 2016. The 9.5 million households that are American Millennial families, however, intend to spend 19% more on vacations during the...

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Every Single Way To Cook An Onion

Share: The mighty onion! Is there any meal it won’t improve? Onions spice up your dinner every night of the week, so how can you spice up the variety? Onion in curry, onion in gravy, onion in soup or stew: You only need to know how to operate a frying pan to prepare its most basic form. But you’re missing a treat if you don’t consider some of the other ways you can cook them! Caramelizing your onion, for example, will sweeten its flavours. This is a great way to liven up a tartlet or a risotto. Or if you really want to throw caution to the wind, how about a chicken, cheese and onion croissant burger? If you’re in the market for a dish that stands on its own two feet, roasted whole onions could be the way to go. They’ll hold their ground on any plate of veggies and pack a good deal of vitamins and minerals in too. Our new infographic offers clear instructions on how to cook an onion a number of ways. There’s plenty to add to your repertoire, keeping meal times interesting and dazzling your family. The versatility of this powerful bulb is enough to make you cry! Courtesy of: Pound Place...

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Journey to a Land of Ice or Fire with Zicasso’s Penultimate “Game of Thrones” Tribute Tours

Share: As the penultimate season of the hit HBO series Game of Thrones debuted to rapturous ratings on Sunday, July 16th, luxury travel service (and long-standing fans of the series) Zicasso is excited to introduce two new itineraries – one in Iceland, the other in Spain – representing the converging journeys of ice and fire that will draw the warring clans of Westeros into a climactic showdown. Travelers will have the opportunity to travel to the scenes of their favorite storyline, whether it takes them to the Icelandic tundra “North of the Wall” or the medieval Spanish streets and palaces of Westeros.   Viewers last saw...

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