expands hotel content is offering a handpicked selection of upscale small
and medium-size accommodations in Europe, Morocco, South Africa, and Mexico
for U.S. travelers.
  “The term ‘escapio’ is a word play on ‘escape’ for those seeking
refuge, looking to get away from it all,” says founder Uwe
Frers. “We saw a need for people looking to disconnect and decompress in
more personalized ways from the increasing demands of everyday life. Our
targeted service made up of a network of over 1,400 extraordinary hotels,
keenly addresses these specialized needs.”
  As many U.S. air carriers offer discounted overseas fares and other
incentives, is making the decision to travel easier by offering
a range of scout-inspected small and medium-size hotels that in most cases
are operated by the actual owners.
  Hotel selection is based on demanding criteria that includes
originality and a comprehensive sense of style along with unparalleled
details such as exquisite charm, location, and service.
  The range of handpicked hotels expands over 30 categories including
design, romantic, luxury, boutique, honeymoon, and wellness.