InterContinental New York Barclay in The New York Time

We’ll drink to this one. Thanks to our pitching efforts and a coordinated walk-through, InterContinental New York Barclay got great ink in the Food section of The New York Times with food critic Florence Fabricant highlighting the hotel’s reopening as one of only four new food and beverage destinations in the city in her highly regarded “Off the Menu” column. The piece, which ran in the print edition on April 27 as well as online, noted the hotel’s Gin Parlour as offering “more than 80 gins from around the world” and mentioned it “serves bar bites, with an emphasis on oysters.” The piece further included the hotel’s address, phone number and website. The New York Times is a catch with a print circulation of 2,101,611 and 96,473,879 unique visitors online per month.

 

InterContinental New York Barclay in The New York Times…Again

Some childhood memories never fade. As a result of our coordinating a site inspection, accommodating a photographer and doing some fact checking, InterContinental New York Barclay was treated to coverage in The New York Times popular “Building Blocks” column, with a feature on writer David Dunlap’s personal connection to the hotel. The piece, “A Manhattan Hotel is Made Over, and a Reporter Wanders Back In Time,” posted online on April 27 and in print the following day, focused largely on the hotel’s recent 20-month, $180 million renovation, with several images included as well as quotes from General Manager Hervé Houdré and IHG Designer Les Faulk. Writer Dunlap further noted, “The biggest changes to the hotel are the additions of two new ballrooms on the second floor, and a 4,500-square-foot suite and terrace on the room, above the 14th floor.” We’re so thrilled by the coverage, we’ll give you The New York Times reader stats again: 2,101,611 in print, 96,473,879 unique visitors online per month.

 

Loews Hotels & Resorts on Condé Nast Traveler Online

Have bar, will travel – to you. As a result of an exclusive we arranged, Loews Hotels & Resorts new Traveling Bar was featured on Condé Nast Traveler online. The April 25 article by Katherine LaGrave, “A Traveling Speakeasy is Coming to a City Near You”, features the launch and a detailed overview of the bar, which will ‘pop up’ at 24 individual Loews Hotels’ destinations across the country, as well as a quote from Mark Weiss, the Loews Senior VP of F&B. The Condé Nast Traveler website is a great place for a placement, with a VPM of 1,609,138.

 

Tradewind Aviation in The Wall Street Journal

Not all travel news unfolds on terra firma. Thanks to our media relations efforts surrounding Tradewind Aviation’s new summertime routes from White Plains, NY, to Stowe, VT, and Nantucket and Martha’s Vineyard, the airline was featured online and in print in The Wall Street Journal. The online roundup by Barbara S. Peterson and Ryan House, “Fly a Private Jet for the Price of Commercial – and Other Hot Travel Tips,” which ran April 14, noted the airline’s new routes in the lead item “The Deals/Chartered Territories,” while the print piece ran in the “Off Duty” travel section of the newspaper’s April 16-17 weekend edition. Both pieces included Tradewind Aviation’s website. All together, the coverage adds up to 15,629,276 impressions.

 

Eden Roc at Cap Cana on Travel + Leisure Online

Just imagine how hot this deal will be once summer gets started. Thanks to our proactive pitching of Eden Roc at Cap Cana’s fabulous “Endless Summer” package, the resort was included in “Weekly Travel Deals: France, Miami, and 33% Off a Getaway to Malaysia” in the “Travel Deals” section of Travel + Leisure online. Posted April 21, the roundup piece by Lisa Cheng spelled out package details and included a link for online booking as well as a phone number. Travel + Leisure online gets a whole buncha looks, with a VPM of 10,904,297.

 

Solage Calistoga and Calistoga Food & Wine Festival on Du Jour

It’s an oenophile’s dream! As a result of our working with Calistoga Wine Growers to secure a press visit for contributor David Nash, Solage Calistoga and the Calistoga Food & Wine Festival were included in “The Third Annual Calistoga Food & Wine Festival” on DuJour online. The article highlighted Nash’s experience and provided a thorough recap of the weekend’s events, including the Guest Chef Winemaker Dinners, Grand Tasting Event, and Chef & Sommelier Brunch. DuJour also produced a supplementary online slideshow with 16 images of the event. DuJour is a leading luxury lifestyle publication with a sophisticated readership of 190,036 per month.

 

Solage Calistoga on Men’s Journal Online

Sometimes media successes just go in cycles. Thanks to a January visit we arranged for freelancer Lauren Matison Crossley, Solage Calistoga got a nice plug in “How to Pull Off a Self-Guided Bike Vacation,” a trend piece on bike amenities available to hotel guests on Men’s Journal online. The hotel was included under the heading “Where to Rent a Bike (Other Than a Bike Shop),” which noted the complementary cruisers Solage Calistoga offers guests to explore Napa Valley. Men’s Journal is a leading resource for men’s wellness news and trends, with 4,914,480 readers per month.

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