Emily Kaufman: Not Too Late To Plan A Summer Vacation

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Summer is in full swing and that means a lot of people are taking advantage of warmer weather and their kids being out of school to try to plan a vacation. If you have not made plans for a summer trip yet, don't worry, it's not too late to enjoy a summer getaway. Here are a few suggestions for planning a last minute trip: Be a tourist in your own town. I am not {read more}

Nutritionist Cheryl Forberg: Omni Kitchen Kids Backpacks

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Traveling for business or pleasure can sometimes lead to overindulging or forgetting to make healthy wellness and lifestyle choices. With that in mind, Omni Hotels & Resorts has embarked on an initiative that reinforces the brand’s commitment to staying healthy on-the-go. The new seven-part “Healthy Traveler Series,” narrated by Omni’s Nutritionist Cheryl Forberg, {read more}

July 4th: Creating A Lifelong Summer Memory.

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Today begins Omni's Independence Day Getaway 72 Hour Sale, and the chance for you to create a lifelong July 4th memory, and the first of your #OmniSummerStories. There is truly nowhere more iconic to experience our nation's Independence Day than the Omni Homestead Resort. In fact, the Omni Homestead is a full 10 years older than our nation, it was opened and named {read more}

Father’s Day #ThrowbackWithDad Instagram Sweepstakes

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Recently we encouraged our Omni fans to submit a #SelfieWithMom to pay tribute to Moms at Mother's Day, and your Instagram photo tributes came in a flood of Mom-love. And the only way we can think to give Dads the chance to be honored in an equal-or-better fashion is to do it again! So what are we looking for? Your #ThrowbackWithDad moments from times gone by. The {read more}

Emily Kaufman: Benefits Of Joining A Loyalty Program

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As Omni’s Chief Family Vacation Officer, I am a big believer in joining loyalty programs for travel. Airlines, car rental companies and hotels offer every traveler the opportunity to join their individual program. No matter how often (or infrequently) you travel, there are perks and benefits that come with simply being a member. Memberships are usually free and the {read more}

Social Fresh Comes To The Omni Orlando Resort

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For five years Social Fresh has grown an enthusiastic following with infectious speakers, one on one networking with industry thought leaders, and a unique "no panels" format. And this July 16-18th, Social Fresh East 2014 welcomes its largest attendance yet as social media thought leaders and networkers alike converge on the gorgeous Omni Orlando Resort at {read more}

Omni’s Top 10 Pool Picks For Summer

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Each year the passing of Memorial Day weekend signifies, for many, the beginning of pool season. But superfans of Omni Hotels & Resorts will be quick to point out that our pools stay open, and heated, year round. So in an effort to celebrate the start of "poolside with sunscreen and a Strawberry Bash Smash" season, Omni's rolling out our list of the Top 10 Pool Picks {read more}

Travel Tips from Omni’s Chief Family Vacation Officer

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Written by Emily Kaufman, The Travel Mom. As Omni’s Chief Family Vacation Officer, I want to share some tips on how to plan a fabulous family vacation this year. Whether your family needs to reconnect or simply get off the couch and be active, there are ways to stretch your travel dollar to create terrific travel experiences for everyone. Here are a few {read more}

Mother’s Day #SelfieWithMom Instagram Sweepstakes

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Omni Hotels & Resorts once again takes this time of year to do what we should be doing EVERY day of the year...celebrating Mom! This year we hope you'll share a #SelfieWithMom on Instagram, and tell us why she deserves to win an Omni Spa Getaway at her favorite Omni hotel or resort! Mother's Day is almost here... Grab your phone, Instagram a #SelfieWithMom, and {read more}

Las Canarias: Heirloom Tomato Salad Recipe

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During a recent and wonderful visit to the Omni La Mansion del Rio in San Antonio, my wife and I had a glorious culinary experience at Las Canarias, La Mansion's signature AAA four-diamond restaurant. And where we loved the all the courses brought to us, we both couldn't get over the simplicity and flavor of the Heirloom Tomato Salad that preceded our main courses. {read more}