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Luxury hotels: ONLY PETS ALLOWED

Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012

Hotel offerings targeted at travelers with pets have been a growing trend in the hospitality industry- just take a look at JPR’s recent blog post. But, recently a new crop of hotels that cater solely to dogs has come onto our radar. These luxury pet hotels offer their discerning guests amenities including chef-prepared meals, Lamborghini [...]

Dog Days of Summer

Friday, August 10th, 2012

Approximately 65% of American households now own a pet, which is the highest level in recorded history. Approximately 78% of them are hitting the road and skies each year with their furry friends – this summer, I was one of them. Making the trek with two dogs from Sedona to San Diego, is no small feat, [...]

The world’s hottest floating parties

Monday, August 6th, 2012

Whether it’s jamming out on the S.S. Coachella in the Bahamas this December or experiencing a private floating night club while island hopping in Croatia this summer, the trend of luxury floating parties is on the rise. Luxury Yacht Company, has jumped onboard, offering a list of what they think are the best yachts for floating parties. Now it’s just a matter [...]

swoonworthy hospitality + fashion partnerships

Monday, July 23rd, 2012

Fasten your seat belts for a new trend of fashion partnerships. Banana Republic and Virgin America Airlines have recently collaborated and redesigned the flight attendants uniform into a fun contemporary outfit cute enough to wear after landing. Also inspired by the collaboration trend, a few of our hospitality clients have teamed up with big name [...]

best ways to cool down this summer

Thursday, July 19th, 2012

Summer is in full swing and things are starting to heat up! Fight the flame this season like a PINK Lady. Read on for a list of JPR’s favorite San Diego ice-cold sweets and offerings that will help tame the summer heat and satisfy your taste buds. Cheers to summer! Bardot Bars: Offering a modern twist to the [...]

l’auberge de sedona named “world’s best” by t&l

Monday, July 16th, 2012

Travel + Leisure announced their 2012 World’s Best Awards last week, ranking the best hotels around the world. J Public Relations is excited to see that L’Auberge de Sedona topped the list at #18 of the Top Resorts in the Continental U.S.! This is no surprise to us, considering the breathtaking panoramic views of Sedona’s spectacular Red Rocks. To [...]

your guide to comic-con international

Thursday, July 12th, 2012

Comic-Con International 2012 has officially hit San Diego.  As hundreds, er millions, of costume-clad fans descend upon downtown’s Gaslamp District, JPR clients are turning up the heat this summer with a wide variety of happenings to celebrate the world’s largest pop culture convention.  So for those who weren’t lucky enough to snag an insider pass, here’s [...]

pride@work – opus hotel vancouver

Thursday, July 5th, 2012

Being a publicist doesn’t save lives, cure cancer or solve the world’s problems.  Most days, it’s simply a (fun!) job in which, for all intents and purposes, you’re a mouthpiece about yummy food, fancy hotels, and hot trends. Some days, though, you are part of something bigger.    Some days you get to be a mouthpiece about [...]

the guest room of the future, today

Tuesday, July 3rd, 2012

Last week’s Hospitality Industry Technology Exposition and Conference, in Baltimore, demonstrated the power of the smartphone for guests. “Guestroom 20X,” or “the Hotel Guestroom of the Future” was the main attraction, presenting convention goers with “a gravity massage chair…wireless  lightbulb speakers” as well as the reinvention of the hotel key. This key, set up via [...]

traveling this summer? the top road trip apps to help you navigate

Thursday, June 28th, 2012

It’s officially summer, which means it’s also the beginning of road trip season! While millions of atlases start to collect dust in car-door bins, mobile devices have become inseparable companions for millions of Americans hitting the road.  Today, it has become unfathomable to start a trip without essential smartphone tools – GPS maps, weather updates, [...]