Wellness

For comfortable, rejuvenating accommodations near Boston, wellness-minded travelers can count on the Courtyard Boston Billerica/Bedford for the best guest room experience.  The hotel recently installed new Pure Rooms to help satisfy the growing demand for wellness travel options in the area. Just 30 minutes from downtown Boston, the Courtyard offers travelers a convenient location in Billerica, MA.  Business travelers will appreciate the hotel’s proximity to corporate offices for General Electric, Raytheon and Parexel, as well as the University of Massachusetts Lowell.  Experience the area’s historic, cultural and recreational attractions before ending your day in a private, quiet setting just off the highway. You’ll find a...

Happy World Sleep Day!  This annual holiday is organized by the World Sleep Society and has been celebrated every year since 2008.  The goal is to educate people about the problems caused by inadequate or insufficient sleep and to promote the benefits that healthy sleep provides. Read on to learn about some ways that you can get involved today on World Sleep Day and help raise awareness about this important health issue. Educate yourself.  For example, did you know that sleep deprivation costs the US around $400 billion each year?  The more you know about sleep and its impact on people’s lives, the better you’ll be...

Travelers who value health and peace of mind will find plenty of overnight options in the greater Hartford, CT area.  We’re excited to announce the arrival of Pure Rooms at two hotels in nearby Manchester, the Residence Inn Hartford Manchester and the Courtyard Hartford Manchester, which provide guests with a rejuvenating, hypoallergenic environment during their stay. The Residence Inn and the Courtyard both offer a convenient location with easy access off I-84.  Situated adjacent to each other, these hotels are within walking distance of the retail, dining and entertainment options around The Shoppes at Buckland Hills. You’re just a short drive to all of...

For travelers looking to explore the greater San Francisco area, nearby Walnut Creek makes for a great place to stay.  This charming city in the East Bay features a historic downtown with high-end shopping and dining while also providing convenient access to San Francisco, Oakland and Napa Valley.  And for wellness-minded travelers, the Embassy Suites Walnut Creek now makes this area even more attractive.  The hotel offers guests the option of a Pure Room during their stay, which helps promote well-being as an integral part of the guest room experience. Our Pure Rooms at the Embassy Suites Walnut Creek have been comprehensively treated to...

When you’re visiting a city with the character and tradition of New Orleans, you want accommodations that match this unique destination.  Le Pavillon, one of New Orleans’ most beautiful and historic hotels, reflects the charm and grandeur of its surroundings for travelers looking to discover the best of the city. Wellness-minded travelers will also appreciate Le Pavillon’s new Pure Rooms, which provide a superior guest room experience that helps enhance wellbeing and peace of mind. At Le Pavillon, you can now enjoy the opulent luxury of this iconic property along with the rejuvenating comfort of Pure Rooms. Ideally situated in the heart of New...

Whether you’re preparing for Lent or just want a fun escape from winter, it’s tough to beat the energy and excitement of New Orleans during Mardi Gras.  “Fat Tuesday” in New Orleans actually stretches over two party-filled weeks, culminating with the biggest and best parades this weekend. It all takes place amid the history and tradition of one of the country’s most beautiful cities. We know wellness-minded travelers want to make the most of their Mardi Gras experience in the Big Easy.  That’s why we’ve compiled this list of New Orleans hotels that offer the peace of mind and complete wellness experience of Pure...

Wellness-minded travelers can now enjoy comfort and peace of mind at the Historic Inns of Annapolis.  This unique and iconic hotel recently installed Pure Rooms to provide travelers with the option of a hypoallergenic environment and the highest quality guest room experience the next time they’re visiting downtown Annapolis. The Historic Inns of Annapolis is a collection of three distinct guesthouses, the Maryland Inn, the Governor Calvert House and the Robert Johnson House.  Dating back to the 18th century, these historic structures have hosted statesmen, governors and other prominent figures from the Revolutionary War period.  Each property combines this storied legacy with meticulous preservation...

Whether you love winter sports or are just looking for offseason deals, winter is a great time of year to travel.  But unpredictable weather, luggage constraints and poor driving conditions can make winter travel a challenge for even the most seasoned veterans.  Take the stress out of your vacation with these simple tips to ensure you are prepared before you leave. 1. Maximize your clothing.  Heavy coats, snow pants and other bulky items present a real challenge when you’re packing for a winter trip.  Make the most of what you bring by dressing in layers and mixing and matching clothes you can wear more than...

Travelers looking to explore Washington, DC should put nearby Alexandria, VA at the top of their list for local accommodations.  Named a Best Value Travel Destination and one of the prettiest cities in the South, Alexandria provides a picturesque, small town setting just minutes from all of the sights and attractions of the nation’s capital. In a sense, this makes the new Pure Rooms at the Hilton Alexandria Old Town a natural fit. Pure Rooms provide travelers with the same sense of refuge amid the excitement of one of the country’s most dynamic cities.  Enjoy peace of mind and a true wellness experience in Washington...

Wellness is about taking a proactive and holistic approach to your health.  Many of us only think about our health when something is wrong but adopting a wellness perspective can help you prevent problems before they start. One of the best ways to begin a wellness lifestyle is through diet.  Because we eat everyday, food allows you to supply your body with the nutrients it need to stay healthy and active.  Try incorporating these 10 foods into your diet more often and in greater quantities every day, not just when you’re sick. 1. Sweet peppers. When many of us think about vitamin C, citrus fruits are...