Skip the tourist trap: Luxury stays near major tourist destinations

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Location, location, location. The savviest travelers recognize the importance of hotel location, in addition to amenities and price. When it comes to a conference or a personal vacation near a major tourist destination (think of the Great Wall or the Coliseum), travelers no longer have to sacrifice quality for convenience as more hoteliers are investing in properties that offer luxury accommodations, as well as a great location.

The Radisson Blu at Mall of America

The Radisson Blu at Mall of America

Radisson Blu joined the ranks of other hoteliers with properties connected to or near major tourist attractions with the opening of the Radisson Blu Mall of America earlier this month.

Located in Bloomington, MN, the Radisson Blu Mall of America is the only hotel con­nected by skyway to the Mall of America®, the largest indoor shopping mall in the United States.

Conveniently located near the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, this contemporary, fashion-inspired hotel will please business travelers with premier amenities like a one-of-a-kind indoor saline pool and more than 26,300 square feet of meeting and events space. Leisure travelers can shop nonstop before retreating to their stylish rooms after a short skyway walk.

More than just a standard hotel connected to a popular destination, the Radisson Blu Mall of America represents magnificence in its purest form and includes Radisson Blu’s 100% Guest Satisfaction Guarantee.

Other hoteliers are placing properties near major tourist destinations to not only offer convenience to travelers but to also showcase the best of their brands at much sought-after locations. Here are several other hotels near tourist destinations around the world:

InterContinental Sydney Opera House & Bridge
This Sydney hotel overlooks the world’s most stunning harbor, and other Sydney attractions like the Royal Botanical Gardens and the Queen Victoria building are nearby.

Niagara Falls Hilton
The Hilton Hotel and Suites Niagara Falls/Fallsview towers above both the Canadian and American Falls and underwent a multi-million dollar expansion in 2009.

Pullman Paris Tour Eiffel

Situated on the Left Bank in Paris, the Pullman Paris Tour Eiffel boasts great views of the iconic Eiffel Tower, which is only a short walk away.

Where do you typically stay when visiting major tourist destinations?

Posted by Jessica Weinberger at 10:24am in Americas, Business Travel, Hotels, Leisure Travel, Meetings & Events

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