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Yacht cruises, adventure in Paris and Rome, L.A. boutique hotel

Eiffeltower3This week’s travel deals include small-ship cruises in the Mediterranean, a deal on a Paris-Rome adventure, and discounts this Spring on a Los Angeles boutique hotel.

Variety Cruises is partnering with Jetsetter.com to offer discounts on yachts with about 50 passengers. These yachts can dock much closer to the center of town, enabling the passengers more time to see the sites and spend less time in lines. Variety is having a sale on four of their itineraries: the Adriatic, sailing from Dubrovnik, Croatia, the Aegean and the Cyclades, sailing from Athens, Greece, and the Seychelles, sailing from Mahe Island, Seychelles. These are seven-day itineraries, starting at around $1875 per person. Enjoy some of the most beautiful islands and beaches in the world without the crowds. Visit Jetsetter.com by February 11 for more information and to book your cruise.

If small-ship cruising isn’t your thing, go-today.com is offering eight days in Paris and Rome with the help of Travelzoo.com, starting at $1499 per person, including airfare. Spend three nights in Paris, visiting the Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame, and enjoying the café culture. Then fly to Rome for three nights, spending your days visiting the Trevi Fountain, St. Peter’s Basilica, and eating wonderful food. The price includes airfare from New York City. Contact go-today.com for additional departure airports. Visit Groupon.com by February 6, 2014 for more information and to book your vacation.

A bit closer to home, The Custom Hotel in Los Angeles, California is offering a $79 per night room rate that includes parking for one car and two drink vouchers from the on-site restaurant Deck 33. This rate is available seven days a week, though there are some blackout dates. The Custom Hotel is 10 minutes from Venice Beach and less than 10 miles from Santa Monica. The hotel has a pool where a DJ spins records and a fire pit for relaxing on those cool nights. Visit Travelzoo.com for more information and to book your stay.

These deals are subject to change or cancellation at any time, and restrictions may apply. Book early for the best deals.

Travel deals: Adventure in Hong Kong, two-for-one Broadway tickets, a stay at the Hotel Teatro

This week’s travel deals include a tour to Hong Kong, ticket discounts during Broadway Week in New York, and a sale on rooms in a beautiful hotel in downtown Denver.

GTS Globotours is offering a 10-day tour of Hong Kong, Singapore, and Macau, starting at $2799 with hotel and air. Packages include air transportation via Cathay Pacific Airways from Los Angeles, San Francisco, New York, or Chicago, three nights in Hong Kong, two nights in Macau, and three nights in Singapore, daily breakfast, all taxes, fees, and carrier-imposed surcharges. Visit fabulous Victoria Peak via the Peak Tram, and the market at Stanley for traditional handicrafts and locally made items. Next, spend time on Macau, the Monte Carlo of the Far East. See the ruins of St. Paul’s church, the Na Tcha Temple, and the Old City Walls and Mount Fortress. Tour the 400-year old A Ma Temple and make a photo stop at the Macau Towers. Don’t forget to play at one of the casinos in the area. Then on to Singapore to do a city tour, seeing the Padang, Cricket Club, Parliament House, and Merlion Park. Enjoy a tour of the National Orchid Garden and the Singapore Botanic Gardens. Visit Globotours.com for more information and to select your tour dates.

On the East coast, Broadway Week in New York City is coming up January 21 – February 6. Buy two tickets for any of the participating plays and musicals for the price of one.  Participating shows include:

  •  “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder”
  • “A Night with Janis Joplin”
  • “After Midnight”
  • “The Bridges of MadisonCounty”
  • “Bronx Bombers”
  • “Chicago the Musical”
  • “Cinderella”
  • “The Glass Menagerie”
  • “Jersey Boys”
  • “The Lion King”
  • “Mamma Mia!”
  • “Matilda the Musical”
  • “Newsies”
  • “Once”
  • “Outside Mullingar”
  • “The Phantom of the Opera”
  • “Pippin”
  • “Rock of Ages”
  • “Twelfth Night”
  • “Waiting for Godot”
  • “Wicked”

Visit Travelzoo.com soon for more information and instructions on buying tickets. Standard booking fees apply.

Even closer to home, the Hotel Teatro in downtown Denver is offering a discount on room rates through the middle of March. Room rates start at $129 for a standard Queen room, and climb to $259 for a Junior Suite. The Hotel Teatro is recognized by Travel + Leisure as among the World’s Best Hotels for four of the last five years. The hotel is in a Renaissance Revival building with luxurious furnishings and award-winning dining. The location is perfect, sitting a few blocks from the central business district, LoDo and its trendy restaurants, and across the street from the Denver Center for the Performing Arts. Visit Groupon.com by January 15, 2014 for more information and available dates.