DESTINATION: New Year’s Eve (Part 1 of 2)

Another appearance for today. This time it was WLS TV, the ABC affiliate in Chicago. Here’s what I suggested just in case you missed the segment.

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December 12, 2006 (WLS) — Tired of staying home and watching the ball
drop in Times Square on TV every year? If you’re looking for a change
of scenery and a more exciting New Year’s Eve celebration, head out of
town for the holiday weekend!

Whether you’re looking for warmer weather and a big party, a big city
celebration, a fun road trip or wanting to stay closer to home, Travel Expert Kris Kosach has some great recommendations
and a few tricks up her sleeve for how to book your plans and get the
room and rate you need. A few of her ideas are just a road trip away!

Kris’ Top Picks For Where to Go This New Year’s Eve

Miami, FL – The days are hot and the nights are even hotter!! New Year’s Eve will be no exception!


Stay at Doral Golf & Spa Resort – Set on 650 lushly landscaped
acres containing five 18-hole championship golf courses, the Doral
Golf Resort and Spa is 13 miles west of Miami. The Marriott Resort,
Doral Golf Resort and Spa has hosted the PGA championship for 40
years, and some of the world’s most famous golfers play at the resort
(i.e. Tiger Woods, Jack Nicklaus). Guests can grab chairs on the
outdoor patio overlooking the greens and watch the action. More than
100 treatments are available in the Spa at Doral, along with fitness
counseling, fitness room and a lap pool. The outdoor heated Blue
Lagoon Water Park includes four splash pools, children’s pool, spa tub
and waterfall. For the kids, Camp Doral provides supervised activities
for children ages five to 12.

New York, NY – Don’t watch the ball drop on TV–be there! If you’ve
never experienced New Year’s Eve in NYC, now is the time to go!
Everyone knows it is THE premier city to ring in 2007.


Stay at The Muse- Sitting in the middle of the Theater District
in New York, N.Y., The Muse, is only one-half block from Broadway
theaters and close to Restaurant Row, Times Square, Rockefeller Center
and the elegant shops of Fifth Avenue. With its arched limestone and
brick façade, this Manhattan hotel features a mahogany-lined lobby
with whimsical décor and a 15-foot vaulted ceiling featuring a
commissioned Matisse-inspired mural of the nine muses. At this New
York City hotel, guestrooms are spacious and feature jewel-toned
accents that complement simple wood furnishings and contemporary


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