Destination Spotlight – Rome

Maybe it’s true that all roads lead to Rome, but they don’t lead to all of Rome’s districts. Tourists understandably flock to the Pantheon, Colosseum, and St. Peter’s Basilica, among other world-famous sights, while lesser-known treasures often remain undiscovered. That’s a shame because Rome hides its share of incredible surprises in plain view, as long … Explore More

Rome: Piazza del Popolo

Piazza del Popolo, (“People’s Square” in English), is a cultural destination for tourists and locals alike. Whether you’re in the mood for world-class dining or simply want to take in the sights and sounds of the city square, Piazza del Popolo will have something for you. PRINT GUIDE …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. WHAT TO SEE Trevi Fountain No … Explore More

Rome: Navona

Experience the unrivaled beauty of one of Rome’s most historic and celebrated neighborhoods. With world-renowned monuments at every turn, Navona has enough history on one block to keep you busy for an entire vacation. PRINT GUIDE …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. WHAT TO SEE The Pantheon A former Roman temple turned church, the Pantheon is perhaps one of the … Explore More

Rome: Esquilino and San Giovanni

Head east of the Colosseum and you’ll encounter two different, yet charming neighborhoods. With its cobblestone streets and intricate cathedrals, San Giovanni has a distinctly old-world vibe. Nearby, Esquilino offers a cosmopolitan alternative with its large, diverse market and café-lined streets. PRINT GUIDE …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. WHAT TO SEE Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore As the largest … Explore More

Rome: Aventino and Testaccio

Go beyond Rome’s main tourism draws with a visit to the Aventino and Testaccio neighborhoods. In Aventino, you’ll find beautiful homes punctuated by historic ruins, grand basilicas, and jaw-dropping views. Down the hill, Testaccio gives you the frenetic energy of city life, bustling with cafés, piazzas, and a dynamic arts scene. PRINT GUIDE …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. WHAT … Explore More

Bangkok: Pathum Wan District

The Pathum Wan District is one of the youngest in Bangkok. Although the region is best known for shopping, it offers much more in terms of culture ranging from hundred-year-old Buddhist temples to modern art galleries. Here are just a few attractions to check out while you are there. PRINT GUIDE …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. WHAT TO SEE … Explore More

New York City: Lower Manhattan

There’s more to New York City than Times Square and Central Park. For spectacular waterfront views and thought-provoking landmarks, head south to explore Tribeca, the Financial District, and Brooklyn. PRINT GUIDE …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. WHAT TO SEE Charging Bull & Fearless Girl Charging Bull has long been the symbol of Wall Street and a must-see landmark for … Explore More

New York City: Times Square

Located in the heart of New York City, Times Square is home to some of the most famous attractions New York has to offer. Whether this is your first time visiting or another trip of many, here are several areas to drop by before you head out. PRINT GUIDE …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. WHAT TO SEE Museums and … Explore More

Bangkok: Phra Nakhon District

Home to a plethora of ornate temples and timeless landmarks, the Phra Nakhon District is at the center of Bangkok’s unparalleled culture. Situated along the Chao Phraya River, this iconic district is one of the true cornerstones of a thriving metropolis. PRINT GUIDE …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. WHAT TO SEE Wat Bowonniwet Vihara Start your day with a … Explore More

Bangkok: Watthana District

With a strong immigrant population, Watthana is known for its thriving restaurant scene and lively shopping centers. This district’s diverse population makes it the perfect place to visit when you are in the mood for fantastic regional fare. PRINT GUIDE …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. WHAT TO DO Somdet Saranrat Maneerom Public Park You don’t have to travel far … Explore More

Bangkok: Sathorn District

A little quieter than Bangkok’s main tourist hotspots, Sathorn (also spelled Sathon) is known for its trendy restaurants and refined hotels. The Skytrain and Chao Phraya riverboat service make it an ideal spot for exploring other parts of the city. But as our itinerary shows, some of the most charming parts of Bangkok can be … Explore More

New York City: Greenwich Village

Considered by many to be New York City’s neighborhood of artists, Greenwich Village is the place to be for all things bohemian. Located on the west side of Lower Manhattan, the winding streets and potent energy of this historic area will leave you speechless. PRINT GUIDE …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. WHAT TO SEE Washington Square Park Start your … Explore More

The Shared Economy of Business Travel

Ask today’s business traveler to describe life on the road, and many might say things have never been easier. That’s in part due to the internet and the ubiquity of shared services apps. At the touch of a mobile device, business travelers can pay for a room in any number of hotels or alternative lodging … Explore More

Diners Club® Pro-Am Classic 2016 at Mauritius

2016 marked the 25th anniversary of the Diners Club International® Pro-Am Classic, which took place on 28th November – 2nd December 2016 in the Republic of Mauritius. The island paradise of Mauritius, known for its bio-diverse marine environment, sapphire blue waters and fine dining was named the “2016 Golf Destination of the Year for the … Explore More

Plaza Premium Lounge at Brisbane

The Plaza Premium Lounge at Brisbane is the “new” independent departure lounge at Brisbane Airport in the International Terminal – Level 4.  Diners Club® clubmembers can access the lounge at any time, no matter what airline they are flying, making travel more flexible. Brisbane Australia’s first Plaza Premium lounge opened in April 2016 The Brisbane … Explore More

Plaza Premium Arrivals Lounge at LHR T2

The Plaza Premium Lounge is the first independent arrivals lounge at Terminal 2 at London Heathrow Airport. At over 3,400 square feet, this spacious lounge is open all day, for all passengers, regardless of airline and class of service, for an entry fee.  It’s perfect for Diners Club® clubmembers that have arrived to London Heathrow in … Explore More

The Top 3 Landmark Attractions in Bangkok

Known for its grand historical attractions, Bangkok is one of the world’s top tourist destinations. If you are visiting the “City of Angels” for the first time, these top three landmarks are a must-see on your travel list and can be seen in one day since they are so close in proximity — Explore, Embark … Explore More

Experience the Beauty and Luxury of Seoul

Bowl of Chueotang – Perfect for Winter in Seoul Winter in Seoul is bitterly cold yet beautiful with snow-covered mountains and parks creating a romantic ambiance. From skiing to ice skating in an outdoor rink, to hanging out in an indoor theme park or relaxing at a sauna, Seoul offers an abundance of all-ages attractions. … Explore More

Celebrating the Chinese New Year in China

January 21–February 20 marks the 2016 Chinese New Year with New Year’s Day falling on February 8. Millions travel from both home and abroad through Mainland China to experience this celebration and delight in the many attractions and historical treasures China offers. Although Chinese New Year is the most crowded time of the year, February … Explore More

Book Winter Adventures in India

 Shimla This winter, escape to the snowy beauty of Shimla nestled at the foothills of the Himalayas, where you’ll be dazzled by the mountains and pine forests. As the capital city of Himachal Pradesh in northern India, the wintry ambiance and nature paradise of Shimla is a big draw for honeymooners, Indian tourists, and adventure travel … Explore More

Amazing Places to Experience Winter Charm

This winter, take a trip to some of the most charming places on earth… The stunning landscape of Austria, the twinkling Northern lights of Finland and the scenic beauty of Amsterdam are all amazing places to experience the magic of winter. Check out our Diners Club Privileges after you arrive. Austria A Central European German-speaking … Explore More

The Hills are Alive: Hidden Gems of the Black Forest

The hills of the Black Forest region, alive with stunning scenery, family fun, ski resorts and spas, not to mention Michelin-starred restaurants, is an area of mystery and darkness idealized as Waldeinsamreit (the beauty of solitude in the woods) during the German Romanticism movement. The magical fairy-tale ambiance of the region was immortalized in Jacob … Explore More

Off the Beaten Path in Hawaii

The Aloha State features three active volcanoes, a mountain that measures 33,000 feet from the ocean floor and waterfalls galore. Eight islands comprise the island-state, but only six are open to the public: Oahu, Maui, Kauai, Molokai, Lanai and Hawaii (known as the Big Island). With rare beaches, volcanoes and hiking trails, the Big Island of … Explore More

How to Experience Rome Like a Pro

Known as the Eternal City or Caput Mundi (capital of the world), Rome is an ancient city that became the capital of a unified Italy in 1870, after taking the title from Florence.  Although the capital of Italy is a large cosmopolitan city, with 3,000 years of art, culture, and architecture on display, Roman cuisine … Explore More

Top Spots in Tuscany

Italian cuisine is full of variety and each city within the 20 regions of Italy offers its own culinary specialties. In Tuscany, earthy staples abound, from hearty soups to ubiquitous antipasti (often  composed of crostini and cold cuts), to parpadelle (ribbon pasta) served with tomato sauce of wild hare or boar, to Chianti and Tuscan … Explore More

3 Foodie Cities to Add to Your Bucketlist

“One of the very nicest things about life is the way we must regularly stop whatever it is we are doing and devote our attention to eating,” Luciano Pavarotti once said. If you find yourself nodding in agreement, eating well is clearly a top priority for you. Part of the thrill of traveling comes from the … Explore More

5 Hotels to Explore in China

As Asia’s largest and most diverse nation, there are countless reasons to plan a vacation to China. There’s the country’s rich history, a landscape that offers it all—from rainforests to mountains to beaches, its innovative modern culture and its delicious cuisine. But after reading this list of luxury hotels, you may find yourself planning a … Explore More

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Download the New Diners Club Travel Tools Mobile App

Attention, Diners Clubmembers: The updated Diners Club International® Travel Tools mobile app has arrived, offering a refreshed design, enhanced user experience and faster, more efficient features. The Travel Tools app provides 24/7 access to Diners Club resources and travel assistance from anywhere around the globe. With enhanced features and an improved user experience that matches … Explore More

India Expands Successful Golf Privileges Programme

For more than two decades, Diners Club International® has used golf to connect with our clubmembers. HDFC Bank, the franchise of Diners Club in India, is continuing this tradition through its Golf Programme, which gives their clubmembers extraordinary access to golf games and lessons at courses in India and around the world. The program has … Explore More

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Five Must-See Vacation Destinations for 2014

It’s not too late to plan the ultimate 2014 getaway and Diners Club International® has put together these five must-see travel destinations to help you make the most of your vacation days: As the of 2014, Cape Town will host over 460 design projects view able throughout the city, offering visitors a unique walking tour … Explore More

From Pit-Stop to Paradise: Find Your Next Oasis at the Airport

Airport lounges are a quiet oasis of food, drink, and WiFi that offer much-needed relief from travel stress. With a wide range of amenities across global airport locations, these lounges will have you seeking out opportunities to spend additional time in an airport. The best part? Diners Clubmembers have access to over 500 airport lounges … Explore More

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Diners Club Weekender’s Guide: London

As we gear up to travel to London for the World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2014 Awards, we’ve compiled a Weekender’s Guide to London and uncovered some of the best hidden gems this world-class city has to offer. Where to Stay The Savoy has attracted celebrities and royals for decades, including Sir Winston Churchill, Frank Sinatra, … Explore More