Want to be a gazillionaire? Go on vacation, says Catharine Hamm, Travel Editor at the LA Times. In her article entitled Will 2017 will be the year of magical travel? Hamm points out that the ideas for Instagram and Dropbox both came to the founders when they were on vacation. The article goes on to explain that at long last airline companies have turned a profit and when airlines benefit, so do the consumers with lower fares and the new basic-economy fare making travel more affordable. In addition, gas prices are down from where they were a year ago, so road trips will reign in 2017. These along with 15 other factors Hamm points out, align to make 2017 the year of travel. And,all this bodes well as we move into February, which we all know is for lovers. Those seeking romantic getaways and Valentine’s escapes will find them within easy reach at the 12 Distinctive Inns of New England (DINE). Why not make this your year for travel?
And when you go, choose Distinctive Inns of New England. It pays to stay at our 12 New England inns. Enjoy your romantic getaway at a DINE inn and when you check out you’ll receive something you’d never find at any hotel or resort. You’ll be presented with $50 in DINE Dollars to use for the next Distinctive Inns of New England getaway, just to allow you to try a new and different inn, and to add to your year of travel in 2017.
Next on the list of reasons to make 2017 the year of DINE travel are all the extras you’ll find at a DINE inn. Forget the $25 breakfast each morning at the resort hotel. A locally-sourced, hearty and individually prepared breakfast will be served each morning of your stay at any of the 12 DINE inns. You’ll start the day with steaming coffee, juice, fresh fruit, hot entrée and more. But the extras don’t stop there. Stay at a DINE inn and you’ll be treated to tea for two at some, unlimited beverages and snacks at others, afternoon cookies or wine and cheese receptions. It may vary from inn to inn, but the added value is tremendous. In other blog entrees, we’ve calculated the savings of staying at an inn vs. a resort hotel at up to $150 per night.
Whether you choose Distinctive Inns of New England or another New England inn, hotel or motel option, remember that vacations inspire creativity, genius and good health. Too many people leave vacation days unused. In fact, according to Bankrate, more than half of all American workers who receive paid vacation aren’t using all the time they’re entitled to.
Let 2017 be the year of DINE travel. Brainstorm your next invention, product or career. Relax, rejuvenate and add in a little romance. Travel is good for the mind, body and soul. The stars, airfare and gas prices are all aligned to make 2017 the year of travel. Now it’s just up to you to start planning. What are you waiting for?
Plan your 2017 getaways at the 12 Distinctive Inns of New England by clicking below on links that will take you directly to each of their websites.
In Rhode Island: Cliffside Inn in Newport
In Connecticut: Inn at Harbor Hill Marina in Niantic