Cookie Policy

Cookies are small data files that a website can place on your computer or mobile device when you visit that website. Most websites use cookies because they help to make the website work better. Some examples of how they help are:

  • Remembering which language you chose to view on the website
  • Remembering your reservation choice so that it can be used to book your reservation
  • Understanding how you use the website so we can make it even better

The list below explains the cookies we use on our website and why we use them.

Piwik Analytics

Name: _pk_ref

  • Purpose: Identify the page from which visitors have come to our web site to enable us to identify which websites generates the most traffic
    • Expiry: 6 months

Name: _pk_id

  • Purpose: Avoid counting a person twice when we count how many people visit our website
    • Expiry: 2 years

Name: _pk_ses

  • Purpose: Tracks a session, i.e., how long you are on our website
  • Expiry: 30 minutes

buuteeq, Inc.

Name: landing

  • Purpose: Stores which page of our website on which you land
  • Expiry: When you close your browser
  • Name: promocode
    Purpose: Stores the promo code if one was included in the URL when you landed on the site. We can remember this when you go to the booking engine to reserve a room at a better rate.
  • Expiry: When you close your browser

Amazon Web Services

Name: AWSELB

  • Purpose: Balances traffic to many different machines so everyone can get a fast connection
  • Expiry: 30 minutes

Go Daddy

Name: JSESSIONID

  • Purpose: A website seal to prove domain ownership
  • Expiry: When you close your browser

Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including which cookies have been set, and how to manage and delete them, visit www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org.