Friday, March 7, 2008

The Columbus, A Renaissance Hotel and Latitude 41 Pair Up for Opulent New Year's Eve Gathering

The Columbus, A Renaissance Hotel and Latitude 41 Pair Up for Opulent New Year's Eve Gathering

The Columbus, A Renaissance Hotel is celebrating the New Year with an evening full of champagne and rare truffles topped off with overnight packages for couples and families.

Columbus, OH (PRWEB) December 21, 2007

The Columbus, A Renaissance Hotel is celebrating the New Year with an evening full of champagne and rare truffles topped off with overnight packages for couples and families.

Guests will have the rare opportunity to enjoy a four-course meal, from the trendy downtown Columbus restaurant, Latitude 41's Chef Tony Miller, of hand-prepared specialties from fresh and locally grown ingredients. Along with hand-selected champagne for each dish, the courses are:

"Smoke and Mirrors"
Smoked Potato Leek Soup, Wayward Seed Farms Jowl Bacon,
Truffles, Smoke Vapor

Chestnut Gnocchi Parisienne
Chestnut Gnocchi, Butternut Squash, Wilted Ice Spinach,
Truffles, Herb Butter

Double Cut Chop of Kurobuta Pork
Fresh Farm Cheese Enriched Cauliflower Puree,
Truffles, Raisin Verjus Emulsion

Chocolate Truffle "Feuilletine"
Hazelnut Crunch Mousse, Espresso Milk Powder

After dinner, guests will toast in the New Year at BAR41. Couples can enjoy the Dinner and Champagne Pairing for $159 or enjoy the dinner and a stay overnight in one of The Columbus' 32 exquisite hotel suites in Columbus, Ohio, for just $269.

In addition to the Latitude 41 Celebration package, The Columbus, A Renaissance Hotel is offering a First Night Package for those guests who want to participate in central Ohio's largest New Year's Eve celebration. Ohio weekend getaway packages are $149 for two and $159 for four and include valet parking for one car and tickets to First Night - located just steps from The Columbus. Also, children under 12 will receive complimentary breakfast in Latitude 41 with the purchase of two adult entrees or buffet.

For more information about The Columbus, A Renaissance Hotel or to make reservations, call 614-228-5050 or visit www. renaissancecolumbus. com. For more information on Latitude 41, call 614-233-7541 or visit www. latitude41restaurant. com

About The Columbus, A Renaissance Hotel
Discover a luxurious downtown Columbus, Ohio hotel fresh from a dramatic $15 million renovation. Take pleasure in this masterpiece of design and distinction with dazzling contemporary flair, artfully contrasted by colorful local flavor. Situated in the heart of Ohio's capital city, this stylish downtown Columbus hotel is located near Nationwide Arena, COSI, Convention Center, City Center Mall, as well as popular museums, theaters, and attractions. Enjoy the comfortable, yet sophisticated Latitude 41 Restaurant that celebrates traditional flavors with a new world style, while Bar 41 serves signature cocktails in a vibrant atmosphere. Indulge in a leisurely swim in the seasonal rooftop swimming pool, complete with a fabulous city view. Boasting 22,500 sq ft of indoor and 11,000 sq ft of outdoor meeting and event space, this elegant Columbus, OH hotel enriches corporate and social gatherings with distinct, innovative surroundings. Experience the joy of discovery at The Columbus, A Renaissance Hotel. For more information or to make a reservation call 614-228-5050 or visit http://www. marriott. com/hotels/travel/cmhbr-the-columbus-a-renaissance-hotel/ (http://www. marriott. com/hotels/travel/cmhbr-the-columbus-a-renaissance-hotel/).

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Lonely Planet Publishes Best in Travel 2011

Lonely Planet Publishes Best in Travel 2011

The latest edition of Lonely Planet’s highly-anticipated travel annual has the hottest trends, destinations and experiences for the year ahead. After receiving hundreds of ideas from everyone at Lonely Planet – including our extended family of travelers, bloggers and tweeters – the “best” list was whittled down by a panel of in-house travel experts, including Lonely Planet co-founder Tony Wheeler.

Oakland, CA (Vocus) November 3, 2010

Your Traveling Year Starts Here: Best in Travel 2011

The latest edition of Lonely Planet’s highly-anticipated travel annual has the hottest trends, destinations and experiences for the year ahead. Full of fresh ideas for where to go and what to see, Best in Travel 2011 gives you the inspiration to get out and explore, near or far. After receiving hundreds of ideas from everyone at Lonely Planet – including our extended family of travelers, bloggers and tweeters – the “best” list was whittled down by a panel of in-house travel experts, including Lonely Planet co-founder Tony Wheeler.

Best in Travel 2011 is a new take on this classic series. For the first time, we rank the top 10 countries, cities and regions in order, and we’re looking forward to the debates that are sure to come! Top scoring destinations to visit this year are Europe’s last frontier, Albania; Egypt’s fast-changing Sinai Peninsula; and the endlessly exciting New York City.

There are scores of other lists too, from our ever-popular Best Value Destinations to Best Secret Islands and Top 10 Countries That Didn’t Exist 20 Years Ago. And in keeping with pop culture, there are some new niches – vampire-spotting locales, anyone? We also include a month-by-month travel planner of festivals and events for 2011.

This next year promises to be a wonderful one for globe-trotters. Kick-start your best adventures yet with Best in Travel 2011!

About the Book:
Best in Travel 2011
208pp, full color, 7 x 5.7"
Paperback, $14.99

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