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Thursday, December 12, 2013
Fearrington House Executive Chef and Wine Director Receive Rising Stars Awards from StarChefs
Wed, 11 Dec 2013, 14:12:34 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
FEARRINGTON VILLAGE, N.C., Dec. 11, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Fearrington Village announces that Fearrington House Restaurant Executive Chef Colin Bedford and Wine Director Maximillian Kast will showcase their talent and receive their Rising Stars of the Carolinas awards today, at the StarChefs Rising Stars Gala in Charleston, South Carolina. StarChefs is the award-winning online magazine for culinary insiders.
Ultimate Gift Combination GoPro and Quik Pod Pole
Thu, 05 Dec 2013, 06:00:01 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
MIAMI, Fla., Dec. 5, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Quik Pod(R) Extendable Poles from Fromm Works, Inc. allow the photographer to be included in the shot at all times. Great for snowboarding, paragliding, diving, skateboarding and hiking. GoPro(R) shots are taken when no one else can assist with a photo opportunity, the Quik Pod is the original handheld pole for selfies and action shots.
Tippecanoe Christmas in the Village Announces Additions
Wed, 20 Nov 2013, 18:02:37 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
TIPP CITY, Ohio, Nov. 20, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Tippecanoe Christmas in the Village Tour Committee is pleased to announce additions to their upcoming historic home tour during the first weekend of December. After several years of successful home tours in Tipp City, this year's committee has some exciting additions to offer for the 2013 holiday season.
Pacific Pinball Museum Signs Letter of Intent to Secure Alameda Carnegie Library as its New Home
Mon, 18 Nov 2013, 17:20:58 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
ALAMEDA, Calif., Nov. 18, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- After more than a decade of preserving and promoting the game of pinball, the Pacific Pinball Museum (PPM) is excited to announce it has signed a Letter of Intent with the City of Alameda to restore the vacant Carnegie Library as their new home. This magnificent 1902 building has sat vacant since 1998. This location will more than triple the museum's display capacity. The facility will also provide space for community events, classrooms, exhibits and many other expansions to PPM's already exciting programs.
Tomorrow is Treasure Island Day: Robert Louis Stevenson's classic tale shares common thread with Spanish warship buried on Assateague Island
Tue, 12 Nov 2013, 15:27:25 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
KITTY HAWK, N.C., Nov. 12, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- New Maritima Press' John Amrhein, author of the award winning book 'Treasure Island: The Untold Story' (ISBN 978-0983084303), reminds everyone that November 13 is 'Treasure Island Day,' and among the many locations which played a role in a true story of buried treasure that inspired Robert Louis Stevenson is Assateague Island.
Abstractionist Cindy Walton's Work Featured in National Juried Exhibition of Encaustic, Wax Artists
Wed, 02 Oct 2013, 19:03:15 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
CERILLOS, N.M., Oct. 2, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Noted abstraction fine artist Cindy Walton, Asheville, N.C., has been chosen as one of 49 encaustic and wax artists from across the United States to show her selected work, 'Wind Swept,' at the Third Annual Juried Encaustic/Wax Exhibition of the Encaustic Art Institute in New Mexico.
Woods of Terror Partners with the American Heart Association to Outrun Heart Disease at 5K Zombie Mud Run
Thu, 05 Sep 2013, 15:20:45 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
GREENSBORO, N.C., Sept. 5, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Woods of Terror and American Heart Association are partnering to get your heart tough! Woods of Terror's First Annual 5K Zombie Mud Run on September 14 at 9:30 a.m. will benefit the American Heart Association in the Triad. Two dollars ($2) from every registration fee will go to the American Heart Association to help eradicate heart disease. All funds raised for the AHA will benefit heart disease and stroke research and prevention education.
'Sailing Through Pinball' opens at the Pacific Pinball Museum August 30, 2013
Mon, 12 Aug 2013, 14:20:33 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
ALAMEDA, Calif., Aug. 12, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Pacific Pinball Museum (PPM) is excited to announce the opening of a new art show celebrating the America's Cup Race with a collection of pinball machines and art featuring sailing and yachting. Since the 1930s, pinball machines, a uniquely American invention and art form, were principally manufactured in Chicago and shipped to all corners of the world. Pinball was imbued with an optimistic, vibrant energy of adventure, excitement and escapism.
Allstar Coaches Gives Jennifer Aniston the Ride of a Lifetime in 'We're the Millers'
Tue, 06 Aug 2013, 16:41:34 EST Edited by Liisa Sullivan
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Aug. 6, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Allstar Coaches, the leading provider of luxury RV rentals in the United States, is no stranger to the entertainment industry. Most recently, it partnered with Warner Bros. to provide RV rental assistance for its new blockbuster movie, 'We're the Millers' starring Jennifer Aniston and Jason Sudeikis.
Chicago's Jeff Fest Arts and Music Festival Announces Craft Beer Offerings, Food Truck Lineup, Local Landmark Restaurants and Neighborhood After-Party Destinations
Thu, 25 Jul 2013, 19:14:19 EST Edited by Debra Tone
CHICAGO, Ill., July 25, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Jeff Fest Arts and Music Festival three-day event kicks off Friday, July 26th (6 p.m. - 11 p.m.), Saturday, July 27th (noon to 11 p.m.) and Sunday, July 28th (noon - 10 p.m.) on the grounds of Jefferson Memorial Park located at 4822 N. Long Avenue on Chicago's Northwest side. Admission is $7 per person, or $5 before 5 o'clock. Children under 12 are free.
Florida RV Rental Dealer Announces Hot New Locations
Thu, 25 Jul 2013, 14:56:00 EST Edited by Liisa Sullivan
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., July 25, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Florida-based RV rental dealer - Allstar Coaches - announced this week two new RV rental location openings in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. and Orange County, Calif.
Jeff Fest Arts and Music Festival Announces Three-day Musical Lineup with Dot Dot Dot, Magic Box, and Michael McDermott Band
Wed, 22 May 2013, 14:15:10 EST Edited by Christopher L Simmons
CHICAGO, Ill., May 22, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Jeff Fest Arts and Music Festival is pleased to announce its three-day musical lineup and headliners including Dot Dot Dot, Magic Box and the Michael McDermott Band. Jefferson Memorial Park's lush green lawn and ball fields transform into a giant backyard for all to enjoy over the course of the three-day festival from Friday, July 26 through Sunday, July 28, 2013.
New Book Shares Adventure Travel Memoirs of Aloha Wanderwell Baker
Thu, 09 May 2013, 05:55:08 EST Edited by Liisa Sullivan
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., May 9, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Starting at the age of 16, Aloha Wanderwell Baker became the first woman to travel around the globe in an automobile. 'Aloha Wanderwell: Call to Adventure' (ISBN: 978-1484118801) is a new book published by the Nile Baker Estate and Boyd Production Group that journals those adventures.
One Woman's Mission: Empowering Rural Villages, Transforming Lives
Fri, 03 May 2013, 15:32:53 EST Edited by Debra Tone
AKUM, Cameroon, May 3, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Cameroon Partnership in Development today announces a program, Cameroon Cultural Travelling and Volunteering, started by Anja Schwarz from Germany, an adventure traveler interested in cultures, who prefers experiencing another culture as a member of that community, and in the process, finds opportunities to transform lives in communities in need.
Southeast Arizona Wine Growers Music Festival Set for April 20th and 21st at Kief-Joshua Vineyards
Fri, 12 Apr 2013, 14:39:58 EST Edited by Christopher L Simmons
TUCSON, Ariz., April 12, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Kief-Joshua Vineyards announces the Second Annual Southeast Arizona Wine Growers Festival, featuring 18 Arizona Wineries in one location, is slated for April 20 and 21, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Kief-Joshua Vineyards in beautiful Elgin, Arizona.
Flathead Community Foundation claims title sponsorship for 2013 Montana Dragon Boat Festival
Thu, 28 Feb 2013, 15:18:05 EST Edited by Debra Tone
KALISPELL, Mont., Feb. 28, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- When the Flathead Community Foundation climbed on board as the title sponsor for the 2012 Montana Dragon Boat Festival, they knew they were in for a wild ride. After a rip-roaring success in 2012, including the $75,000 raised by local non-profits, the Flathead Community Foundation returns as this year's lead sponsor, it was announced today by the Kalispell Convention and Visitor Bureau.
Media Advisory: You Are Invited: Permanent History?
Thu, 21 Feb 2013, 15:15:00 EST Edited by Debra Tone
FELICITY, Calif., Feb. 21, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Appropriately on Washington's Birthday, Feb. 22, 2013, at 10:45 a.m. PST, the Museum of History in Granite is having the first and only preview for the press of the 100-foot granite 'History of the United States of America' monument.
International Chanteuse brings 'THE LORD'S LOVER' A Spiritual Sexpose to Hollywood's Los Globos Cabaret Theater
Thu, 14 Feb 2013, 06:56:02 EST Edited by Debra Tone
HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Feb. 14, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Written and directed by international chanteuse, Juliet Annerino, 'THE LORD'S LOVER' breaks conventional boundaries of modern stage with cabaret, performance art, live music, dramatic theater, exotic dance, and cutting edge video imagery. The intricacies of human sexuality and controversial themes of desire and free will are explored and celebrated.
Ely Winter Festival Celebrates 20 Years with Snow Sculptures and ArtWalk Turning City into Veritable Art Gallery
Thu, 10 Jan 2013, 17:26:58 EST Edited by Debra Tone
ELY, Minn., Jan. 10, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The 20th annual Ely Winter Festival runs from February 1st through the 10th in the northern Minnesota tourist city known for its local beauty and wilderness. The volunteer Board has announced a celebratory, expanded schedule of events with something for all ages and interests taking place over the Festival's 10-day period for 2013.
Rare French Machine now at the Pacific Pinball Museum
Wed, 12 Dec 2012, 19:58:02 EST Edited by Debra Tone
ALAMEDA, Calif., Dec. 12, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Pacific Pinball Museum (PPM) welcomes the public to experience pinball with a European flair. Play a game on the newest addition to their exciting collection of more than 80 playable games: a 1967 Rally West Club. This game marks the one resident of their collection not produced in the United States. Rally was a French pinball manufacturer designing games for the European market.
Bierstube Celebrates Year Round Lobstoberfest with 'German Four Play' in Old City
Thu, 06 Dec 2012, 13:23:35 EST Edited by Debra Tone
PHILADELPHIA, Pa., Dec. 6, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Bierstube asks what better gift on the Feast of Saint Nicholas (Santa Claus) than to announce year round celebration of another red love, Lobstoberfest? Bierstube's Lobstoberfest kicked off Oktoberfest serving over 200 pounds of fresh Maine Lobster in two days. This feast is now available every Sunday and includes a fresh 1-1/4 lb Lobster and vegetable for the value price of $14.99.
John Waguespack Exhibits 'New Works' at 111 Minna Gallery
Thu, 08 Nov 2012, 06:56:02 EST Edited by Debra Tone
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 8, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Having just been selected as one of nine artists nationwide to be showcased at Art Basel Miami in December 2012, in conjunction with Russell Simmons' Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation and the Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series, John Waguespack will exhibit his 'New Works' at 111 Minna Gallery November 16, 2012 through January 26, 2013.
Allstar Coaches: Luxury RV Rentals Serve Multiple Markets
Thu, 01 Nov 2012, 14:55:12 EST Edited by Liisa Sullivan
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Nov. 1, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Luxury RV rentals are not just for special occasions. Staff at Allstar Coaches will tell you that it gets creative and practical client requests as well.
Wilhelm Family Vineyards announces their 3rd Annual Patriot Salute Wine Festival
Mon, 29 Oct 2012, 12:56:19 EST Edited by Debra Tone
SONOITA, Ariz., Oct. 29, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Wilhelm Family Vineyards (WFV) is hosting their third annual Patriot Salute Wine Festival Saturday and Sunday, Nov 10 and 11, 2012, located at 21 Mountain Ranch Drive, Elgin, AZ 85611. Numerous activities and vendors are planned for the entire family.
More Than 200 Gather at The Quail & Olive
Thu, 18 Oct 2012, 14:27:53 EST Edited by Debra Tone
CARMEL VALLEY, Calif., Oct. 18, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Quail and Olive celebrated its grand opening with nearly 250 new friends last Saturday at 3 Pilot Road, Carmel Valley, CA 93924. The olive oil fustis had to be refilled as customers walked out with California-grown varieties of extra virgin olive oil, balsamic vinegars, olives and other fine gourmet gifts.
Pit Stop Players Present: 'Paranormal Activities' - Halloween Concert Offers Three World Premieres
Mon, 01 Oct 2012, 13:27:27 EST Edited by Debra Tone
NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 1, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Pit Stop Players, a fourteen-member instrumental ensemble composed of veteran Broadway pit musicians, launch their fourth season with a concert of creepy classics and petrifying premieres at the DiMenna Center for Classical Music on Monday, October 29 at 7:30 p.m.
See What's Inside The Presidential Candidates' Heads
Wed, 19 Sep 2012, 02:59:11 EST Edited by Debra Tone
WINTERSET, Iowa, Sept. 19, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Pumpkin Ranch owners, Dave and Jennifer Handsaker and a crew of creative, dedicated hands have accomplished what most political pundits and media have been trying for years - a path through the intricate minds of our presidential candidates. Think of it. How would you like to take a stroll through the mind of Mitt Romney or President Barack Obama? Imagine the things you would discover.
Pacific Pinball Museum (PPM) Launches Campaign to Create the Smithsonian of Pinball
Fri, 07 Sep 2012, 16:57:54 EST Edited by Debra Tone
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept. 7, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Pacific Pinball Museum, founded ten years ago in the Bay Area city of Alameda, has dedicated its non-profit mission to preserving the art, science and history of pinball. The museum currently has 90 games set to free play for one admission price at its Alameda location. With the ongoing success of its mission, PPM has begun bursting at the seams and needs a new location. The board has set a goal of relocating to the Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco. To that end, Executive Director Michael Schiess has launched an indiegogo.com-based fundraising campaign.
Arizona Winery Gives Back, Supports Local Students, Crowns Grape Stomping King and Queen
Fri, 31 Aug 2012, 13:38:20 EST Edited by Jessica Sand
ELGIN, Ariz., Aug. 31, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Since the foundation of the Arizona Wine Industry, the Harvesting of the Vine Fine Wine Festival has awarded scholarships and helped to fund local law enforcement programs such as DARE. According to The Village of Elgin, it has also allowed wineries to showcase the fruits of the Arizona vine and provided festival goers with arts, crafts, foods and music. The festival annually crowns the Arizona Grape Stomping Royalty.
Visible Pinball Exhibit Opens at Exploratorium
Mon, 20 Aug 2012, 12:17:18 EST Edited by Debra Tone
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 20, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Pacific Pinball Museum (PPM) proudly announces the recent purchase and delivery of the Visible Pinball Mark III to the Exploratorium of San Francisco. The Exploratorium's acquisition marks the first such exhibit to sell from PPM's unparalleled collection of pinball-related science, art and history exhibits.
Allstar Coaches Redefines Luxury RV Travel
Tue, 17 Jul 2012, 04:59:00 EST Edited by Liisa Sullivan
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., July 17, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Traveling in a luxury RV rental just got even better. Allstar Coaches is paving the way and setting new standards in the luxury motorhome rental market. RV rentals continue to grow in popularity. The Recreational Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA) attributes this growth to flexibility and convenience, comfort, family appeal, affordability, lure of the outdoors, versatility and availability of rental RVs.
World's Largest Pinball Show Set for September in Marin County, Calif.
Thu, 12 Jul 2012, 18:46:37 EST Edited by Debra Tone
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., July 12, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Alameda's Pacific Pinball Museum (PPM) and Novato's Pinball Revival Company announce The Sixth Annual Pacific Pinball Exposition (PPE) to be held at the Marin County Civic Center Exhibition Hall in San Rafael, Calif., September 21-23, 2012.
New Eco Glamping Company Goes Mobile
Wed, 11 Jul 2012, 14:27:52 EST Edited by Debra Tone
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., July 11, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Destination Earth (www.destination-earth.org) has announced the launch of an all-inclusive luxury camping experience. This concept is the brain-child of Jud Yaski and Steve Juba, co-founders. Unlike traditional 'glamping' companies that are stationary, Destination Earth has created a resort that travels to the best destinations in California.
Running of The Bulls in New Orleans Makes Super Move in 2012
Fri, 08 Jun 2012, 16:17:18 EST Edited by Debra Tone
NEW ORLEANS, La., June 8, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- If past years are any indication, the crowd of partiers may double for the 6th Annual San Fermin in Nueva Orleans 2012 (SFNO) from July 12 - 15, hosted by Nola Bulls, LLC. The New Orleans incarnation of Running of the Bulls features roller derby skaters Big Easy Roller Girls and roller derby skaters from around the world as RollerBulls(TM): horned-helmet wearing, plastic bat wielding, crowd chasers. (VIDEO)
Epic Airfares Help Drive RV Rental Business to Record Levels
Thu, 31 May 2012, 04:58:39 EST Edited by Debra Tone
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., May 31, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- According to Allstar Coaches, the RV rental industry is poised to have its best year ever; thanks in part to the highest airfares seen in more than three decades. The airline industry's seemingly relentless commitment to create innovative new ways to bilk consumers is finally driving them away.
Father's Day Gift Your Family Will Remember 30 Years from Now
Tue, 22 May 2012, 03:59:43 EST Edited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 22, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Quik Pod(R), by Fromm Works Inc., allows Dad to be included in every photo and video without asking strangers for help. Just in time for Father's Day get the man in your life the world's first handheld extendable monopod for smartphones.
Pacific Pinball Museum (PPM) Receives Large Donation of More Than 100 Vintage Machines
Fri, 11 May 2012, 13:17:05 EST Edited by Debra Tone
ALAMEDA, Calif., May 11, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Pacific Pinball Museum (PPM) proudly announces the addition of more than 100 rare items to their massive collection through a donation made by business entrepreneur and renowned philanthropist Richard Foos.
Jefferson County Judge's Fire Safety Day and Sulphur Springs 'FUN Park' Ribbon Cutting
Mon, 23 Apr 2012, 15:46:23 EST Edited by Debra Tone
PINE BLUFF, Ark., April 23, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The community of Sulphur Springs, County Judge Mike Holcomb, the Jefferson County Mutual Aid Association (JCMAA), and the Office of Emergency Management (OEM) will hold a fire safety day and a ribbon cutting on May 5, 2012 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Save 20K in One Year? Teach English Abroad in South Korea
Wed, 04 Apr 2012, 11:25:18 EST Edited by Liisa Sullivan
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 4, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Goodwin Publishing, LLC announced today the release of its new audio and e-book, 'Teaching English Abroad: A Financial Prayer Answered' (ISBN: 987-1-937860-20-2), by Jonathan Goodwin.
Fare Buzz Corporate Travel Program Saves Companies Time and Money
Tue, 06 Mar 2012, 08:59:32 EST Edited by Debra Tone
NEW YORK, N.Y., March 6, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Fare Buzz, a travel company located in New York City, has been growing their corporate travel division over the past year to cater to large and small companies for their travel needs. The division aims to help businesses save both time and money with their business travel needs.
Villa Estrella-Costa Rica Becomes Top Rated All-Inclusive Vacation Villa in Costa Rica on Trip Advisor Travel Website
Mon, 27 Feb 2012, 13:55:32 EST Edited by Debra Tone
PLAYA OCOTAL, Costa Rica, Feb. 27, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Villa Estrella-Costa Rica (VillaEstrella-CostaRica.com) has announced that it has become the top rated all-inclusive vacation villa in Costa Rica on Trip Advisor's website. Trip Advisor is the world's largest travel site with more than 50 million unique monthly visitors, and over 60 million reviews and opinions.
Fare Buzz Releases New Pre-Paid Car Rental Deals - New Rates Aim to Save Customers Time and Money
Tue, 14 Feb 2012, 08:58:16 EST Edited by Debra Tone
NEW YORK, N.Y., Feb. 14, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Fare Buzz, a travel company based in New York City, is now offering pre-paid car rental deals at net rates to save customers money on their daily, weekly or monthly car rentals.
Inaugural 'SUMMER SHOW' is a Summer Fun Extravaganza for all Ages
Mon, 23 Jan 2012, 06:57:44 EST Edited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 23, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Summer is the season for unlimited adventures, and the 'Summer Show' is the place for unlimited choices! Fun seekers of all ages will discover hundreds of new and creative summer fun ideas, activities, active sports, and hobbies under one roof at the Los Angeles Convention Center from May 4 - 6, 2012.
Gingrich Foundation Recognizes the Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation
Fri, 13 Jan 2012, 19:12:14 EST Edited by Debra Tone
WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 13, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Gingrich Foundation has recognized the Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation, Inc. as its January Charity of the Month. The Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation cares for two of America's most iconic historical sites - Lady Liberty and Ellis Island.
Fare Buzz Launches Vacation Rentals
Thu, 12 Jan 2012, 08:59:33 EST Edited by Debra Tone
NEW YORK, N.Y., Jan. 12, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Fare Buzz, a travel company based in New York City, has recently launched a vacation rental option in a move to set the company apart from other online travel companies. It also looks to improve the company's revenue within a crowded travel industry.
New Restaurant Guide Includes Professional Restaurant Review Sources for More Than 40 Cities
Thu, 05 Jan 2012, 07:59:04 EST Edited by Liisa Sullivan
CHICAGO, Ill., Jan. 5, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Deborah Gonderil, publisher of 'Restaurants Recommended,' could not find a restaurant ratings guide that not only incorporated multiple cities, but one that provided unprejudiced and genuine opinions of professional reviewers. As a result, she set out to compile a series of sources of reviews from professional food critics. 'Restaurants Recommended' (ISBN: 978-1466283176) is the end result.
New Eco Tourism Company Changes Lives of Locals and Gives Guests a Travel Experience of a Lifetime
Wed, 04 Jan 2012, 07:57:49 EST Edited by Debra Tone
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Jan. 4, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Destination Earth (destination-earth.org) has announced the launch of their unique Voluntourism Travel concept with a tour to Cambodia and Vietnam. This adventure highlights their business model, which offers fun, safe adventure tours to those who would like to travel responsibly and give back while enjoying their vacation.
Sacramento New Year's Eve 2011 at Hilton Offers Two Live Bands, a DJ, Two Free Drinks, and Champagne Toasts
Wed, 07 Dec 2011, 18:35:00 EST Edited by Jessica Sand
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Dec. 7, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Professionals Guild (PGuild.com) announced today it is offering a New Year's Eve Party at the Hilton Hotel, Arden West. Couples are also welcome to attend. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. and the party starts at 8:30 p.m. Magician Richard Kowaleski keeps guests entertained with magic tricks early in the evening when doors first open.
RV Rentals Offer Best Value for Holiday Travelers says Allstar Coaches
Wed, 07 Dec 2011, 16:56:00 EST Edited by Debra Tone
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Dec. 7, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Airfares have been steadily on the rise and weary travelers are searching for alternative means of travel as holiday season approaches. Rob Tischler, CEO of Allstar Coaches said 'When considering the cost of airfare, hotels, and meals out, it's no wonder that people are turning to RV rentals. The savings are substantial, even when you incorporate fuel costs. A family of four can literally save thousands over traditional air-hotel itineraries.'
Extreme Video Cameras Take a Dive This Christmas!
Tue, 06 Dec 2011, 05:59:00 EST Edited by Debra Tone
TORONTO, Ontario, Dec. 6, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Take your own self-image underwater with the new rugged, waterproof handheld tripod, the Quik Pod(R) DSLR (www.quikpod.com/dslr.asp), and a GoPro, Contour or similar waterproof camera. From Fromm Works Inc., the all terrain Quik Pod DSLR extends to 53-inches and weighs only 9 ounces.
Bay Area New Year's Eve at San Ramon Marriott Includes Two Free Drinks, Champagne Toast, Casino Gaming for Prizes
Mon, 05 Dec 2011, 16:27:00 EST Edited by Debra Tone
SAN RAMON, Calif., Dec. 5, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Professionals Guild (PGuild.com) announced today it is hosting a Huge East Bay New Year's Eve Party for singles at the San Ramon Marriott Grand Pavilion. This is a beautiful, new venue with cathedral style windows, a huge dance floor, balloon decorations everywhere, multiple chandeliers, and special dream-like lighting. Couples are welcome to attend.
Divi Resorts Group Performs Above Market Average - First Half Results Shine despite Tough Economy
Mon, 07 Nov 2011, 08:59:37 EST Edited by Debra Tone
CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Nov. 7, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Divi Resorts Group reported first half operating results, showing a healthy revenue increase of 11.2 per cent over the same period last year. The resort development and management company based in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, outperformed its competition in the first half of 2011, exceeding revenue measures in the premium sector of the Caribbean market, where Divi's properties are located.
Inside Story of How Houdini's Missing Bust Was Recently Secretly Restored to His Gravesite in New York City
Mon, 03 Oct 2011, 19:39:51 EST Edited by Debra Tone
NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 3, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Houdini Museum, a 501(c)3 nonprofit museum in Scranton, PA, had a secret project to restore Houdini's grave site bust for over 20 years. It reached full intensity in the past year. The original statuary bust was installed after Houdini's death in 1926. It was destroyed by vandals in 1975.
Cancer Cure Lottery: 10 Vaccine Treatments to Be Given Away Over 5-Week Period
Tue, 13 Sep 2011, 07:55:01 EST Edited by Debra Tone
KIRKLAND, Wash., Sept. 13, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Regenerative Cellular Therapy (RCT) of Puerto Penasco, Sonora, Mexico, is holding its first annual treatment giveaway. Over the next five weeks, starting September 13, two lucky winners per week will receive state-of-the-art regenerative cellular cancer treatments free of charge.
Allstar Coaches Opening Full Service Florida RV Rental and Travel Center
Wed, 07 Sep 2011, 08:59:52 EST Edited by Debra Tone
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Florida based RV rental dealer Allstar Coaches, announced today the October 11 grand opening of their brand new full service RV rental and travel center in Fort Lauderdale. 'We are very excited about opening our new facility which will now serve South Florida's growing RV community perfectly,' said CEO Rob Tischler.
Colonial Reenactors to Celebrate First Annual Santa Clarita Valley Constitution Day
Tue, 23 Aug 2011, 09:59:11 EST Edited by Liisa Sullivan
SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Santa Clarita Valley Constitution Day Foundation has been diligently working to plan and execute its first big constitution day celebration. It will be held on September 17 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at West Creek Community Park. Admission is free.
J.S. Cruise Line Announces Vigorous Relaunch
Thu, 11 Aug 2011, 10:59:33 EST Edited by Jessica Sand
TAMPA, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- J.S. Cruise Line, the new world of travel, has been struggling to keep up in an economy that is under attack. However, a recent influx of cash may be just what the company needs to attract and retain new customers.
Americans Travel to Mexico for Stem Cell Stimulation Therapies and E+ Peptide Cancer Vaccine - Treatments Not Yet Offered in U.S.
Tue, 09 Aug 2011, 08:58:11 EST Edited by Debra Tone
KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Many Americans - unsatisfied with traditional treatments for cancer, diabetes, osteoporosis, and other intractable diseases - are looking south for advanced remedies. 'We're struggling to keep up with demand,' says Dr. Oscar E. Castro, head of Regenerative Cellular Therapy (RCT), of Puerto Penasco, Sonora, Mexico.
Free - Rewards Card Giveaway from Fare Buzz
Wed, 13 Jul 2011, 16:49:05 EST Edited by Debra Tone
NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- To celebrate the launch of its new website, Fare Buzz - a leading travel company based out of New York City - is giving away several pre-paid rewards cards through their social communities.
Gingrich Foundation Recognizes the Thomas Jefferson Foundation as Charity of the Month
Thu, 07 Jul 2011, 18:14:05 EST Edited by Debra Tone
WASHINGTON, D.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In honor of Independence Day and Thomas Jefferson, the author of our Declaration of Independence, the Gingrich Foundation has recognized the Thomas Jefferson Foundation as its Charity of the Month for July.
Andaz 5th Avenue Packs Your Picnic for You
Thu, 02 Jun 2011, 11:59:02 EST Edited by Debra Tone
NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On June 15, 2011, Andaz 5th Avenue will launch their picnic basket service for guests, which offers three picnic basket choices and the option to use an Andaz Picnic Host to help arrange the perfect day. The picnic baskets are packed with an array of delicacies and treats from the hotel's restaurant, the shop.
Running of the Bulls in New Orleans Marks 5th Year with Biggest Fest Yet!
Thu, 26 May 2011, 18:44:06 EST Edited by Debra Tone
NEW ORLEANS, La. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Some people mark their 5-year anniversary with a wooden gift, perhaps a replica of an official Major League Baseball Louisville Slugger. Nola Bulls does it with baseball bats too, only theirs are plastic and wielded by Rolling Bulls! San Fermin in Nueva Orleans (SFNO) will release hundreds of 'Roller Bulls' on its streets again, led by the Big Easy Rollergirls. El Encierro, or Running of the Bulls in New Orleans, is the featured event in a 4 day festival from July 7-10, 2011.
Higher Oil Prices Not Putting Brakes on RV Travel
Thu, 14 Apr 2011, 09:58:08 EST Edited by Debra Tone
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Despite the recent climb in oil prices, RV travel is expected to reach record levels this year, according to Florida RV rental dealer Allstar Coaches. 'It's common for us to see a spike in sales during the summer, however this year we're seeing dramatic increases in bookings all the way through December and into 2012,' said CEO Rob Tischler.
Kief-Joshua Vineyards New Release Wine and Music Festival 2011
Fri, 08 Apr 2011, 22:00:08 EST Edited by Debra Tone
SONOITA, Ariz. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Kief-Joshua Vineyards is celebrating their Fourth Annual Arizona New Release Wine Festival on April 16th and 17th, 2011, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The day will be filled with new wines, winery tours, great food and live music!
Property in Costa Rican Paradise Starting at $70K - La Montana at Coco Bay
Wed, 06 Apr 2011, 21:21:24 EST Edited by Debra Tone
GUANACASTE, Costa Rica (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Costa Rica Development Group (CRDG) announces the opening of its newest community, La Montana at Coco Bay. La Montana makes the dream of home ownership in a tropical setting a reality. Located along the Pacific Coast between Ocotal and Playas del Coco, La Montana is the latest addition to CRDG's established residential community of Coco Bay Estates.
Oil Boom Town is Now Bustling with Travelers Seeking Outdoor Adventure
Wed, 06 Apr 2011, 20:43:29 EST Edited by Debra Tone
FARMINGTON, N.M. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In view of the snow-capped San Juans to the north, with the iconic Shiprock floating on the skyline to the west, Farmington is a rugged oil boom town rapidly emerging as a destination for outdoor adventurers. 'Our climate, rivers and wilderness areas make outdoor activities a major attraction for visitors,' says Debbie Dusenbery, director of the Farmington Convention and Visitors Bureau.
GoLocalApps Produces Free iPhone Guides for Santa Barbara County and Dry Creek Valley Vintners' Associations
Tue, 05 Apr 2011, 18:39:23 EST Edited by Debra Tone
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Northern California wine tourists will soon have two more free iPhone wine guide apps, just in time for upcoming seasonal events. In April, GoLocalApps, a unit of 1776 Productions, will be releasing apps for the Santa Barbara County Vintners' Association (SBCVA) and the Winegrowers of Dry Creek Valley (WDCV). The apps will allow users to sort wineries by distance, varietal, amenities and, as with the SBVCA app, by region and AVA.
Rock Takes Out the Largest Street Carnival in the World
Mon, 07 Mar 2011, 18:21:35 EST Edited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- From the 5th to 8th of March, Bahia will not be only the capital of the axe music, but will be also the capital of Rock'n'Roll. ACCRBA, a leading Brazilian-based non-profit association established 1994, announces the launch of the 17th edition of the Palco do Rock Festival, sponsored by BahiaGas, the Government of the State of Bahia and with the support of the Municipal Town hall of Salvador.
CheapOair Introduces Travel Trend Data
Wed, 02 Mar 2011, 19:33:23 EST Edited by Debra Tone
NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- CheapOair launched two additions to its site, the Top 50 Destinations and the Top 25 City Pairs pages. The lists tally travel trend data on the Top 50 Destinations and Top 25 Travel Routes most searched by customers on CheapOair.com as well as the lowest fares to those cities. Each Tuesday morning the lists are updated so it's easy to stay in touch with current hot spots - both domestically and internationally.
Win a Free Trip to Istanbul Courtesy of OneTravel - 'Tweet Your Way to Turkey' Social Media Contest
Tue, 01 Mar 2011, 20:37:09 EST Edited by Debra Tone
LAS VEGAS, Nev. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- OneTravel is giving away grand prize trips to Istanbul during its 'Tweet Your Way to Turkey' contest. Lucky winners will be awarded a grand prize trip consisting of two roundtrip tickets to Istanbul on Turkish Airlines and a five day, four night stay at the new, 4-star Edition Hotel.
Win a Free Trip to Fiji: 10 Days Left to Enter
Wed, 02 Feb 2011, 18:14:17 EST Edited by Debra Tone
NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The countdown is on! Ten days remain to enter CheapOair's 'Crazy in Love' video contest. In celebration of Valentine's Day, grab your sweetie, push the record button and make a 30-second video that demonstrates how crazy in love you are and what makes you unique as a couple - it could be a hobby or a special talent or anything that shows how your love for each other is distinctive.
CommunityJourney.com Launched on January 14, 2011, and is Now Available to the Public
Thu, 20 Jan 2011, 21:02:46 EST Edited by Debra Tone
SUGARLAND, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Jaime Viancos is the owner and operator of the website Community Journey, as well as a devoted world traveler. For those seeking advice and insight on traveling the world, his site provides all that and more. He hopes to enlighten those who desire to travel, but simply cannot.
Ely Winter Festival Slated for February 3-13, 2011 in Ely, Minnesota
Wed, 12 Jan 2011, 21:59:45 EST Edited by Debra Tone
ELY, Minn. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Preparations are underway for the 17th annual Ely Winter Festival slated for February 3-13, 2011, in the northern Minnesota tourist city known for its local beauty and wilderness. The volunteer Board has announced a schedule of events with something for all ages and interests, ranging from the annual Mukluk Ball, Sled Dog Rides, and historic Voyageur Encampment, to a crafts fair, ice fishing contest, food events, and the Ely ArtWalk taking place over the Festival's 10-day period.
Planning a Trail Riding Vacation and Want to Avoid the Routine 'Nose to Tail' Debacle?
Mon, 10 Jan 2011, 11:59:11 EST Edited by Debra Tone
ROUNDUP, Mont. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sound familiar? You're looking forward to a week of riding in the wide open spaces, the feeling of freedom, fresh air on your face and the sounds of wildlife all around you. Instead you find yourself limited to routine rides with your horse's nose firmed fixed in another horse's butt! Top50Ranches.com feels your pain and has the 'no surprises' solution with complete riding details for each of their ranches.
CheapOair Launches 'Get There For Less' TV Ad Campaign
Mon, 06 Dec 2010, 18:29:06 EST Edited by Debra Tone
NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- CheapOair, a top 10 online travel booking site, announces the launch of its first ever television campaign today. The 30-second ads feature the tag-line 'Get There for Less,' an expression of the company's commitment and brand promise to put quality and value first for smart shoppers who continue to demand the best of both even in the post recessionary market.
Marriott & Renaissance Caribbean & Mexico Resorts and CheapOair Sync Up for a 12 Days of Travel Holiday Giveaway
Tue, 30 Nov 2010, 23:34:52 EST Edited by Debra Tone
MIAMI, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Marriott and Renaissance Caribbean & Mexico Resorts (MARCAM) and CheapOair are playing Santa this year and delivering sand and sunshine to a holiday village near you. The two organizations have partnered for a jubilant '12 Days of Travel' holiday sweepstakes, giving away hotel stays and airfare vouchers daily via Twitter.
Machaca Hill Rainforest Canopy Lodge Drums Up Good Will
Fri, 05 Nov 2010, 17:27:44 EST Edited by Debra Tone
TOLEDO, Belize (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Machaca Hill Rainforest Canopy Lodge, located in southern Belize, is demonstrating its commitment to supporting the community with its involvement in a drumming project for local Garifuna youth. Perched in the verdant hills above the Caribbean coast of southern Belize, Machaca Hill Lodge is a self-contained sanctuary from the everyday world.
CheapOair Launches Montreal Promotion - 'Like Us' on Facebook and Win a Montreal Weekend Getaway!
Fri, 29 Oct 2010, 12:54:11 EST Edited by Debra Tone
NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- CheapOair's 'Like Us' Facebook contest launches Monday, November 1 in partnership with Tourism Montreal, Air Canada (TSE:AC.B) and the Montreal Marriott Chateau. From Nov. 1 to Nov. 5, 2010, savvy travelers have 5 days to enter the contest by 'liking' the Montreal Buzz and CheapOair Facebook pages.
Leading Online Travel Agency CheapOair Wins Three 2010 Travel Weekly Magellan Awards
Thu, 07 Oct 2010, 14:09:56 EST Edited by Debra Tone
NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- CheapOair is the proud recipient of three of Travel Weekly's esteemed 2010 Magellan Awards. CheapOair was honored with a Gold Award in the Promotional Videos category and Silver Awards in the Booking Interface and TV Campaign categories. The Travel Weekly Magellan Awards recognize the best in the travel industry and salutes the outstanding travel professionals behind it.
A New Danger for Travelers: Officially Sanctioned Baggage Tampering
Thu, 07 Oct 2010, 13:08:41 EST Edited by Debra Tone
HONG KONG (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- As security efforts increase globally, Securoseal, a company specializing in baggage security, has issued a public warning concerning a growing trend of authorities being implicated in acts of baggage tampering. This has caused unintentional security breaches internationally, endangering the welfare of affected passengers and exposing them to the possibility of criminal sanctions.
OneTravel Launches New Blog and iPhone App Contest
Tue, 28 Sep 2010, 15:25:51 EST Edited by Debra Tone
LAS VEGAS, Nev. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- OneTravel, one of the nation's oldest and most recognized travel sites, announces its latest endeavor, the OneTravel Blog, which officially launched on August 12, 2010. Readers can find valuable travel information, news, planning tips, and fun things to do while on vacation.
First Houston Flamenco Festival
Thu, 23 Sep 2010, 06:59:33 EST Edited by Debra Tone
HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In keeping with its mission to teach, preserve and promote Flamenco in its most authentic form, Del Espadin Flamenco and Spanish Dance Academy is proud to present Houston's very first Flamenco Festival. From Thursday, October 28th, to Sunday, October 31st, Houston flamenco lovers and students will have the opportunity to experience first-hand all the passion and excitement of true 'flamenco puro.'
Film Buffs Get Ready for 22nd Pan African Film and Television Festival (FESPACO)
Mon, 20 Sep 2010, 16:52:56 EST Edited by Debra Tone
NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Filmmakers, producers, distributors and fans will gather in Ouagadougou for the 22nd Pan African Film and Television festival, February 26 - March 5, 2011. The official travel agency for the festival, New York based Access Africa, Inc., is offering a 10-day air/land package on Air Maroc.
CheapOair Launches South Africa Contest - Tweet Your Way to a Grand Prize of Two Roundtrip Tickets to South Africa
Tue, 17 Aug 2010, 16:26:34 EST Edited by Debra Tone
NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- CheapOair, a top ten rated online travel agency, in partnership with South African Airways and Lonely Planet, has announced that they will hold a 10-day contest via Twitter. CheapOair.com is the 7th largest online booking travel site and is a leading supplier of airfares, hotels, car rentals and vacation packages.
New iPhone Cruise Finder App Sets Sail
Wed, 14 Jul 2010, 17:58:26 EST Edited by Debra Tone
DELRAY BEACH, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- iCruise.com, a leading national travel retailer of cruise vacations, announced today the launch of its new Cruise Finder app for iPhones, iPods and iPads. The free download will give travelers access to detailed information about hundreds of ships and thousands of cruise itineraries.
Net Rate Hotel Program for Travel Agents
Tue, 13 Jul 2010, 15:51:01 EST Edited by Carly Zander
NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Hariworld Travel has launched a new, robust, Web-based hotel search and booking engine allowing travel professionals to book hotels at net rates at more than 50,000 hotel and resort properties worldwide. 'Agents no longer have to wait for clients to return from their trip to receive their commission,' says Kamini Cohly, President of Hariworld.
Travelong Receives the Million Dollar Award from China Airlines
Fri, 09 Jul 2010, 13:09:41 EST Edited by Debra Tone
NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Travelong, a management company providing business travel and meeting planning services to corporations and independent agents, has recently been honored as a recipient of the Million Dollar Award for 2009 by China Airlines.
Travelong Advances on Travel Weekly 2010 Power List
Thu, 01 Jul 2010, 19:03:08 EST Edited by Debra Tone
NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In Travel Weekly's prestigious Power List, released today, Travelong enjoyed significant advancements over last year's standings, moving three spots from number 16 to number 13. This advancement positions Travelong among the top 15 travel companies. 'We are absolutely thrilled with our advancements on the Power List,' notes Travelong's CEO and Chairman, Sam Jain.
Travelong Awarded First Ever Peak of Excellence Award from Sabre Travel Network
Thu, 01 Jul 2010, 18:14:25 EST Edited by Carly Zander
NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Travelong, a travel company that's one part travel management, one part travel web site and one part technology infrastructure, has recently been honored as a recipient of Sabre Travel Network's first ever Peak of Excellence award for its achievements in 2009. Travelong, established in 1933, is located in New York City and serves more than 100 corporate clients.
OneTravel Advances 14 Spots on Travel Weekly's Esteemed 2010 Power List
Thu, 01 Jul 2010, 17:26:11 EST Edited by Debra Tone
LAS VEGAS, Nev. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In Travel Weekly's esteemed Power List, released today, OneTravel enjoyed significant advancements over last year's standings, moving 14 spots from number 59 to number 45. This advancement positions OneTravel among the top 50 travel companies, ranking it alongside leading organizations.
CheapOair Receives Prestigious LinkShare 2010 Golden Link Publisher's Choice Award and Innovative Advertiser of the Year Nomination
Thu, 01 Jul 2010, 15:16:26 EST Edited by Debra Tone
NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- CheapOair.com, a top ten online travel agency in North America, won the prestigious LinkShare 2010 Golden Link Publisher's Choice Award and received an Innovative Advertiser of the Year nomination. These accolades are awarded to affiliate programs that push for the implementation of new technology, promote revenue-producing campaigns, utilize unique initiatives that have facilitated new partnerships, increased sales and delivered great ROI.
Hoxeyville Music Festival: Grateful Dead Members Return to Northern Michigan
Wed, 30 Jun 2010, 16:06:16 EST Edited by Debra Tone
WELLSTON, Mich. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- This year marks the eighth year of the Hoxeyville Music Festival. And, this week, festival organizers announced the addition of the world famous drumming duo - the Rhythm Devils - featuring Mickey Hart and Bill Kreutzmann, originally of the Grateful Dead.
In-Flight Entertainment Soars with Airlines Offering Wi-Fi and the iPad
Tue, 15 Jun 2010, 13:49:19 EST Edited by Debra Tone
NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- CheapOair, a top ten rated online travel agency, is pleased to announce that several of their airline partners now offer in-flight Wi-Fi, and the Apple iPad. Today's traveler is Web savvy; often booking cheap flights online, and utilizing travel gadgets, iPhones and Blackberrys.
Libya Seals Landmark Pact with U.S., Opens Doors to U.S. Tourists
Tue, 25 May 2010, 12:20:22 EST Edited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- According to Libya Expeditions, Libya's leading tour operator and travel adventure specialist, the groundbreaking trade and investment agreement inked between Libya and the U.S. on Thursday has resulted in Libya lifting all visa restrictions on U.S. citizens travelling to the country.
CheapOair Deals for Student Travelers
Tue, 18 May 2010, 16:58:44 EST Edited by Debra Tone
NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- CheapOair has been serving the student travel market for years, making it easy for student travelers to search and book low airfares online for domestic and international destinations. Graduating students eager to travel to Asia and explore this alluring and exotic destination can book cheap flights to Beijing through CheapOair.
Hundreds of Bulls to be Released on New Orleans Streets!
Tue, 18 May 2010, 12:31:35 EST Edited by Debra Tone
NEW ORLEANS, La. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Since 2007 the streets of New Orleans' French Quarter have seen a growing number of gorings from rolling bulls. San Fermin in Nueva Orleans 2010 (SFNO) promises to provide more of the same during the annual Running of the Bulls in New Orleans. Nola Bulls, LLC (Nola Bulls) presents its fourth homage to Pamplona's Sanfermines with events from July 9-11th, 2010.
Introducing Webjet.com: Largest Online Travel Agency in Australia Launches Operation in the United States, Highlighting Unique 'StayThenPay' Hotel Feature
Thu, 22 Apr 2010, 15:38:06 EST Edited by Carly Zander
TAMPA, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Webjet Ltd., Australia's largest and most successful online travel agency, is excited to announce the launch of its U.S. affiliate. Operating as a fully independent online travel agency, Webjet.com is committed to help U.S. customers search through millions of airfare and flight combinations to find the best deal for international itineraries.
Cheap Flights to the Hottest Spring and Summer Destinations on CheapOair
Mon, 19 Apr 2010, 14:23:50 EST Edited by Carly Zander
NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- CheapOair, a top ten rated online travel agency, provides affordable flights for travelers looking to get away this spring and summer. Despite industry news of increasing fares through the summer, travelers can find flights under $199 to popular destinations at CheapOair.
Unique Zulu Volunteer Trip into South Africa - Explore, Experience and Empower
Mon, 12 Apr 2010, 12:48:02 EST Edited by Debra Tone
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- For those who seek meaning, connection, and want to make a difference as they travel, a San Francisco-based cultural and philanthropic tour company offers a unique Zulu 'empowerment' volunteer tour into KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa in September of 2010. This three-week trip, offered by The Cultural Explorer, gives volunteer travelers the rare opportunity to immerse themselves in the vibrant Zulu culture while participating in a variety of service-oriented projects.
32-Year-Old Embarks on Photo-Journey Across America - He Took His First Photos Falling Out of a Plane
Wed, 24 Mar 2010, 17:38:47 EST Edited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Thirty-two-year-old Wil Fernandez calls himself 'the youngest Winnebago owner in America.' He should know, since every week or two he pulls his 31-foot rig into the outskirts of a different American town, parks, and sets up shop. Fernandez is a life photographer, embarked on a year-long enterprise to travel the U.S. from coast-to-coast and back again.
Allstar Coaches Reports Florida RV Rentals at Highest Level in Years
Tue, 23 Mar 2010, 14:08:16 EST Edited by Carly Zander
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Florida RV rentals are approaching the highest levels since 2006, according to Florida based RV rental dealer Allstar Coaches. 'Compared to the past few years, RV rentals across the board are way up and at the highest levels we've seen in quite some time,' said CEO Rob Tischler. Allstar Coaches is also reporting substantial increases in reservations for their California, New Jersey and Pennsylvania RV rentals.
Libya Expeditions Sets Sail at Cruise Shipping Miami 2010
Tue, 16 Mar 2010, 07:56:57 EST Edited by Carly Zander
MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Libya Expeditions, Libya's leading tour operator and travel adventure specialist, sets sail this morning at Seatrade Cruise Shipping Miami 2010, the cruise industry's leading event. Cruise Shipping Miami, the world's largest annual cruise convention, attracts over 10,000 visitors annually including 1,702 cruise line buyers from over 119 countries.
Cheap Travel How To's with Bill Miller, CheapOair Expert
Wed, 10 Mar 2010, 11:42:35 EST Edited by Carly Zander
NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Bill Miller, VP of Strategic Partnerships for CheapOair has been making nationwide headlines offering travel tips for all types of travelers including budget travelers. Today's economy is challenging and leisure travelers on a budget are worried about taking a much needed vacation. Mr. Miller has provided the how to's of cheap travel to allay their concerns.
Korean Air gives Outstanding Sales Agency Award to CheapOair
Fri, 05 Mar 2010, 12:35:07 EST Edited by Carly Zander
NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- CheapOair, a top ten rated online travel agency proudly accepts their award for '2009 Outstanding Sales Agency for Korean Air.' Since its inception, CheapOair has evolved into one of the most recognized online travel brands for their commitment to excellence in customer service, domestic and international cheap flights and affordable travel deals for the most discerning, budget conscious traveler. CheapOair is proud to offer their customers Korean Air flights.
Libya Tour - Great Libyan Adventure
Wed, 17 Feb 2010, 07:59:12 EST Edited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Libya Expeditions, Libya's leading tour operator and travel adventure specialist, unveils its most exciting Libya tour yet - 'The Great Libyan Adventure,' an unforgettable 18-day journey into an exotic land of surreal desert landscapes, ancient civilizations, and outstanding beauty - a land truly 'touched by the Gods' and the ultimate adventurer's dream.
Allstar Coaches Cuts Rates for Florida RV Rentals
Wed, 03 Feb 2010, 13:02:26 EST Edited by Carly Zander
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Allstar Coaches, Florida's leading RV rental dealer announced today that it is reducing rates for Florida RV rentals during the months of February, March and April 2010. In addition Allstar Coaches is offering all-inclusive Florida RV rental specials and reduced delivery fees for Super Bowl XLIV in Miami, Sebring and the upcoming Daytona 2010 Speedweek.
Libya World War Two Tobruk Tour, from Libya Expeditions
Tue, 02 Feb 2010, 13:18:51 EST Edited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Libya Expeditions, Libya's leading tour operator and travel adventure specialist, celebrates the storied tale of courage, honor, and comradeship during the Siege of Tobruk with its historic 5 day ANZAC Libya World War II Remembrance Tour. The ANZACS, an acronym for Australian and New Zealand Army Corps, were renowned for their tenacious fighting spirit and courage during the World Wars, often overcoming tremendous odds to win key victories.
ABC's Bachelor Jake Pavelka Takes Florida RV Rental Firm for a Ride
Tue, 26 Jan 2010, 15:04:27 EST Edited by Carly Zander
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Florida RV rental dealer Allstar Coaches was featured on Monday night's episode of ABC's 'The Bachelor: On the Wings of Love.' Nine gorgeous women, all competing for the love and affection of Bachelor Jake Pavelka piled into the waiting RVs for a road trip up the beautiful California coast. With stopovers at a Santa Ynez vineyard, the dunes of Pismo Beach and the towering redwoods of Big Sur, the scenery was almost intense as the drama was.
The Lure of Libya - An Enchanting Mediterranean Cruise Destination
Tue, 26 Jan 2010, 07:59:58 EST Edited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Libya, long shrouded in mystery, has exploded in popularity in recent years amongst adventure enthusiasts and garnered intense attention from Mediterranean cruise lines, according to Libya Expeditions, Libya's leading tour operator and travel adventure specialist. 'Cruise calls to Libyan ports is skyrocketing, with a 65 percent recorded increase in passenger shore excursions in 2009 compared to 2008,' says Ryad Sunusi, Founder and CEO of Libya Expeditions.
RV Rental Company Hits the Road with ABC's 'The Bachelor'
Wed, 20 Jan 2010, 13:08:54 EST Edited by Carly Zander
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Allstar Coaches will be accommodating a group date on the fourth episode of The Bachelor: On the Wings of Love. The episode will cover a special group date where the entire cast takes the adventure on the road with the newest Bachelor, Jake Pavelka. Left heartbroken on the last season of The Bachelorette, Jake is now ready to give love one more try.
Libya Spotlight: Libya's Magnificent Roman and Greek Heritage
Tue, 19 Jan 2010, 09:58:24 EST Edited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Libya Expeditions, Libya's leading tour operator and travel adventure specialist, brings Libya's majestic Roman and Greek treasures to life with its exploratory cultural and archaeological Libya tours: the introductory 7-day 'Libya Explorer - Romans & Berbers,' and the extended 12 day cultural adventure, 'Libya Unveiled - Tripolitania, Cyrenaica, and Fezzan.'
Ely Winter Festival Held February 4-14, 2010 in Ely, Minnesota
Thu, 14 Jan 2010, 16:10:15 EST Edited by Carly Zander
ELY, Minn. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Preparations are underway for the 16th annual Ely Winter Festival slated for February 4-14, 2010, in the northern Minnesota tourist city known for its local beauty and wilderness. The volunteer Board has announced a schedule of events with something for all ages and interests, ranging from the annual Mukluk Ball, Sled Dog Rides, and historic Voyageur Encampment, to a crafts fair, food events, musical concerts and the Ely ArtWalk taking place over the Festival's 10-day period.
Libya Expeditions Announces New 2010 Libya Adventure Tours
Wed, 13 Jan 2010, 09:00:57 EST Edited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Libya Expeditions, Libya's leading tour operator and travel adventure specialist, today announced the addition of two highly anticipated Libya desert adventure tours to its holiday package line-up for Spring and Fall 2010 - the 12 day introductory Libya Desert Explorer - Ubari Lakes and the 14 day Sahara adventure, Libya Odyssey - Into the Desert.
Machaca Hill Lodge Now Brings Guests PURE H2O
Tue, 12 Jan 2010, 09:59:05 EST Edited by Debra Tone
PUNTA GORDA, Belize (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The management at Machaca Hill Lodge, located in southern Belize, now offers guests another way to preserve the sensitive environment surrounding the rainforest canopy lodge. The 'PURE H2O' station allows eco-conscious travelers to refill their aluminum water bottles, provided upon check-in, whether they're heading out on an adventure or spending time by the pool.
Rome and Amalfi Adventure, New from Perillo Tours
Wed, 02 Dec 2009, 22:29:37 EST Edited by Debra Tone
WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Perillo Tours, the leading operator of escorted journeys to Italy, offers the best of Rome and the Amalfi coast in a nine-day adventure, with three nights in Rome and three nights on the sunny Amalfi coast. Perillo Tours provides first-class and deluxe hotels, and experienced, knowledgeable tour guides.
Genesiz Announces the Launch of its Private Label Affiliate Program
Tue, 01 Dec 2009, 10:00:24 EST Edited by Debra Tone
NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Genesiz, a full service travel supplier based in New York City, has launched its Affiliate Program which offers a Private Label Website to its affiliates. This program offers a turnkey solution and is aimed primarily at improving the efficiency and scope of home based agents, independent contractors, aspiring travel agents and anyone who is looking to set up their own consumer Website or looking to venture into the travel business.
Engel and Volkers Lake Placid Real Estate Launches Premier Vacation Rental Website Aimed at Inbound Travel to Lake Placid, New York
Fri, 20 Nov 2009, 19:44:30 EST Edited by Carly Zander
LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Engel & Volkers Lake Placid Real Estate, a leading full service real estate property shop in Lake Placid for the last 30 years today announced the launch of a new vacation rental website. A world renowned four seasons resort destination in the Adirondack Mountains, Lake Placid is known for hosting two Olympics and is a haven for outdoor and recreational enthusiasts. Offering something for everyone, the region is a destination to over 2 million overnight visitors per year.
Effective Ways to Reduce Business Travel Costs
Thu, 12 Nov 2009, 09:59:01 EST Edited by Carly Zander
NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- According to Fare Buzz Inc., business travel is considered to be an essential tool of commerce in both large and small companies. In fact small companies seem to have a greater reliance on business travel as they often lack the visibility of large companies. Moreover small companies have to compete with large companies in order to acquire new customers as a result of which they have to often invest substantially in business travel for face-to-face client and sales generating meetings.
LesGaiCineMad in Madrid - Last Minute Hotel Deals at LateRooms.com
Tue, 13 Oct 2009, 06:59:18 EST Edited by Carly Zander
MANCHESTER, U.K. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- According to LateRooms.com, film fans only have a few weeks to wait until Madrid becomes the center of the cinematic world, as it will be hosting the 2009 edition of LesGaiCineMad during November. Now in its 13th year, the showcase is set to take place between October 29th and November 8th and the fact that the number 13 is considered to be unlucky by some people has not impacted on the organizers' enthusiasm for the event.
Perillo Tours' Affordable New 'Rome Rendezvous' Getaway
Tue, 29 Sep 2009, 13:39:48 EST Edited by Carly Zander
WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Perillo Tours, noted for creating family-style camaraderie in its group trips to Italy, now offers a value-priced package in its 'family' hotel in Rome - the Rose Garden Palace, a superior first-class property owned by Perillo just steps from the famed Via Veneto.
Perillo Tours Publishes New Off-Season Italy Bargains
Mon, 17 Aug 2009, 15:47:04 EST Edited by Carly Zander
WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Perillo Tours, the largest operator of escorted journeys to Italy, released its off-season travel brochure for November 2009 - mid-April 2010 - the optimal time for traveling in Italy if you prefer no summer crowds, cooler temperatures and lower travel costs. This year Perillo Tours offers unmatched value with more inclusions than ever including guided visits to Florence's Uffizi Gallery housing the world's top Italian Renaissance art.
New From Perillo Tours: Deluxe Escorted 9-Day Sicily Tour
Tue, 28 Jul 2009, 14:02:22 EST Edited by Debra Tone
WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- With its rustic beauty and Old World charm, Sicily is a rare jewel, and Perillo Tours has a brand new nine-day escorted tour to this Mediterranean gem. The value-packed journey will unfold 25 centuries of treasures left by the Greeks, the Romans, the Arabs, the Normans, the Bourbons and other invaders. Two of the most enlightened capitals of the West, Greek Siracusa and Arab-Norman Palermo will be featured, as well as medieval Taormina back-dropped by Mount Etna's smoking volcano.
'Amalfi Adventures' Opens Storybook Region for $1,492 Per Person Including Exceptional Values
Tue, 09 Jun 2009, 16:55:46 EST Edited by Carly Zander
WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Perillo Tours, the leading tour operator to Italy, offers a recession-busting deal this summer on the glamorous Amalfi Coast. Its 'Amalfi Adventure' of seven days and five nights starts at just $1,492 per person double occupancy (and tops out at only $1,750). Even at its high end, the values are sweet: roundtrip nonstop transatlantic air, five-nights with breakfast at the newly renovated, four-star Hotel Villa Romana, a nightly four-course dinner - as well as taxes and fuel surcharges.
Almost There Charters Announces Customer Appreciation Fishing Bailout Packages
Fri, 05 Jun 2009, 12:25:23 EST Edited by Liisa Sullivan
KEY WEST, Fla., June 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In lieu of a rocky start to 2009, Almost There Charters sees the tide beginning to turn. As a result, they have assembled three different fishing bailout plans to thank their current customers for their continued loyalty and to welcome new customers to rejuvenate their spirit. (AUDIO.)
Israel Car Rentals Launches New Website
Wed, 20 May 2009, 14:20:36 EST Edited by Carly Zander
Ramat Gan, Israel, May 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Israel Car Rental announces its new website that allows you to arrange for a rental car before even leaving on your trip. Whether you come to Israel for business or pleasure, we offer you the opportunity to hire the car of your choice to pick up at the location most convenient for you. We have worked out arrangements with some of the most reliable, well-known car rental agencies in the world, including Avis, to bring you great cars at amazing prices.
'Summertime Blues Is Yesterday's News' Claims Leading RV Rental Outfit
Tue, 12 May 2009, 07:00:16 EST Edited by Carly Zander
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., May 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- America's economy is finally showing some signs of life. Job losses are slowing; the stock market seems to have found solid ground and gas prices are half of what they were last year. 'People are starting to feel more confident and have resumed living their lives,' said Rob Tischler, President and CEO of Allstar Coaches. Over the last year many families have had to cut corners to save money.
Temecula Valley Southern California Wine Country Celebrates 150 Years of Culture, History and Entertainment
Thu, 30 Apr 2009, 20:06:43 EST Edited by Carly Zander
TEMECULA, Calif., April 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 150 years old and still never a dull moment in Temecula Valley, Southern California Wine Country. 'If you have never experienced Temecula Valley, the region has something to offer everyone,' says Kimberly Adams, President and CEO of the Temecula Valley Convention and Visitors Bureau.
Discover Heirloom Cuisine Announces Culinary Vacation Adventures with Cherry Picking Picnics, and Artisan Cheese Making
Mon, 20 Apr 2009, 17:55:51 EST Edited by Carly Zander
SEATTLE, Wash., April 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Discover Heirloom Cuisine, a week-long reality experience, meets increasing demand for culinary travel vacations, following in the footsteps of farmers to learn the story of sustainable, heirloom foods and farms.
OneTravel Launches Travel Affiliate Program with Linkshare
Tue, 07 Apr 2009, 15:00:50 EST Edited by Carly Zander
LAS VEGAS, Nev., April 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- OneTravel, DBA of WK Travel, is proud to announce the official launch of their new travel affiliate program. The affiliate program is a major value-add to websites. Unlike other travel affiliate programs, OneTravel affiliates will benefit from all of OneTravel's travel products, including flights, hotels, car rentals and travel insurance.
New Travel Portal Focuses on Cheap International Travel for Small Businesses and Entrepreneurs
Thu, 02 Apr 2009, 18:53:55 EST Edited by Liisa Sullivan
EDISON, N.J., April 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Air Savings Travel announces the launch of a new travel portal, Flyuhome.com, that promises to save money and time. It is geared to international travelers on a budget. As the current economy unfolds, more and more people are realizing that the days of big corporations with fat travel budgets may be coming to an end.
InstaParking Teams Up with Tim Hortons So Customers Can Park, Fly and Drink at the Buffalo Airport
Thu, 02 Apr 2009, 12:52:17 EST Edited by Carly Zander
BUFFALO, N.Y., April 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- InstaParking LLC announced this week the startup of the Park, Fly and Drink program at the Buffalo Niagara International Airport. Customers that park at InstaParking are given a Tim Hortons token of appreciation on behalf of InstaParking. Both businesses opened in December 2008. InstaParking is located at 4455 Genesee Street, directly across from the east entrance of the airport.
CheapOair Launches Top Travel Safety Tips Article as Part of their Travel Article Series
Wed, 18 Mar 2009, 15:18:30 EST Edited by Carly Zander
NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- CheapOair, an award winning, top budget travel website, dedicated to leveraging the latest technology to deliver cheap flights and discount hotels, as well as low priced car rentals, is proud to present a Top 10 Travel Safety Tips article as part of their Travel Article Series. CheapOair's latest article speaks to travel safety, something many travelers are concerned about.
Waikiki Hotels offer Ocean Front Rooms at 'Historically Amazing' Low Rates
Tue, 24 Feb 2009, 13:15:02 EST Edited by Carly Zander
HONOLULU, Hawaii, Feb. 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- According to Travel Hawaii LLC, major Waikiki hotels are offering Ocean Front rooms at bargain-basement rates in order to attract reluctant buyers. 'The ultimate Hawaii deal right now' according to John Lindelow, owner of Travel Hawaii, 'is at the Sheraton Waikiki where Ocean Front rooms are going for around $206/night.' So you can look out from your room and see all of Waikiki Beach, Diamond Head, and the new pool between the Sheraton and Royal Hawaiian.
CityEats Offers Affordable 'Food Vacations' as an Alternative to Traditional Culinary Tours
Mon, 09 Feb 2009, 13:00:21 EST Edited by Carly Zander
KANSAS CITY, Mo., Feb. 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- CityEats, a boutique tour company based in Kansas City takes small groups to U.S. cities on vacations that focus on food. Unlike most culinary vacations that center around cooking, CityEats focuses on eating, and lots of it. Rebecca Bowman, the owner and creator of CityEats, and a former cruise line entertainer, came up with the idea when she saw local KC theaters offering trips to NYC to see Broadway shows.
Hawaii Hotels Slash Prices via '3rd Night Free'
Mon, 02 Feb 2009, 06:30:00 EST Edited by Debra Tone
HONOLULU, Hawaii, Feb. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- According to online retailer Travel Hawaii LLC, Hawaii's hotels are slashing rates in a variety of ways in order to stimulate demand. Combined with record low airfares to Hawaii, the overall cost of a Hawaii vacation has tumbled dramatically.
Hilton Phoenix Chandler to Host Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Event
Fri, 30 Jan 2009, 13:34:06 EST Edited by Liisa Sullivan
PHOENIX, Ariz., Jan. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Hilton Phoenix Chandler is the first full service Hilton Hotel to open in the Phoenix area in 20 years; and it's the first Hilton Hotel in Chandler. That's why the staff at this upscale, suburban hotel has planned a grand opening event of extravagant proportions. The event will be held at Frye Road at the junctions of the Loop 202 (San Tan Freeway) and 101 Freeway on March 26, 2009; 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Ely, Minnesota Celebrates 15th Annual Winter Festival Feb 6-16, 2009
Tue, 13 Jan 2009, 14:37:48 EST Edited by Carly Zander
ELY, Minn. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Preparations are underway for the Ely Winter Festival slated for February 6-16, 2009, in the northern Minnesota tourist city known for its local beauty and wilderness. The volunteer Board has announced a schedule of events for all ages, abilities and interests; ranging from Sled Dog Rides, an historic Voyageur Encampment, cross-country ski specials and outdoor ice skating; to a crafts fair, several dinners, musical concerts and art events taking place over the Festival's 10-day period.
CheapOair Announces New Year Hotels Sale on over 85,000 Hotel Properties Worldwide
Mon, 29 Dec 2008, 15:24:05 EST Edited by Debra Tone
NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- CheapOair announces up to 50 percent savings to its 3MM customer base on over 85,000 negotiated hotel rooms worldwide with the lowest rates online, including last minute hotel rooms from 2-to-5 star Hotels. What separates CheapOair from other OTA's (online travel agencies) is their ability to buy hotel rooms directly from suppliers; this radically reduces the rate, enabling CheapOair to pass that savings onto their customers.
CheapOair Launches Travel Affiliate Program on Commission Junction
Mon, 29 Dec 2008, 13:45:16 EST Edited by Carly Zander
NEW YORK, N.Y., Dec. 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- CheapOair is proud to announce the official launch of their travel affiliate program through Commission Junction, a global leader in affiliate marketing. The CheapOair affiliate program is a major value-add to web sites and bloggers, as payouts to affiliates are based on bookings, not travel consumed.
New Green Shuttle and Limousine Service Offers Carbon-Neutral Trips to Colorado's Mountains
Tue, 02 Dec 2008, 10:42:36 EST Edited by Carly Zander
DENVER, Colo., Dec. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- There is finally a green alternative for eco-minded travelers looking to get to the Colorado mountains this winter. The creation of Denver entrepreneur Kristopher Klain, Colorado Green Shuttle is the first carbon-neutral mountain shuttle service in the state. By using cutting edge straight-vegetable-oil (SVO) technology, Colorado Green Shuttle is able to whisk up to seven skiers to the mountains without using a drop of gasoline.
iExplore.com Surpasses 50 Million Visitors in All-Time Traffic
Mon, 17 Nov 2008, 12:59:40 EST Edited by Carly Zander
CHICAGO, Ill., Nov. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- iExplore, the leading online resource for adventure and experiential travel, announced today that it surpassed the 50 million all-time visitor mark for the first time this month. iExplore.com launched in February 2000 with no traffic and has steadily grown to over 1.3 million visitors per month today.
Liberty Travel Selects Perillo Tours as Preferred Tour Partner
Tue, 11 Nov 2008, 18:44:42 EST Edited by Carly Zander
WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., Nov. 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Liberty Travel, one of the largest retail travel agencies in the U.S., has selected Perillo Tours, America's largest escorted tour operator to Italy as its most recent preferred partner for escorted tours.
Top Ten Solo Travel Destinations
Tue, 11 Nov 2008, 17:31:05 EST Edited by Carly Zander
CHICAGO, Ill., Nov. 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- iExplore announced today their list of Top Ten Solo Travel Destinations as determined by their Adventure Travel Consultants. #1: Serengeti, Tanzania - A wide variety of tours and loads of other travelers, make this once in a lifetime sight one of the easiest for solo travelers.
CheapOair is a Hitwise Award Winner 10 Times Consecutively
Thu, 06 Nov 2008, 05:55:03 EST Edited by Debra Tone
NEW YORK, N.Y., Nov. 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- CheapOair Wins Hitwise U.S. Top 10 Award for the quarter ending July - September 2008. During this period, CheapOair ranked No. 10 based on market share of visits among all U.S. websites in the Hitwise Travel Agencies industry.
Vacation Buzz from Fare Buzz
Mon, 03 Nov 2008, 09:00:46 EST Edited by Carly Zander
NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today, November 3rd 2008, Fare Buzz has launched a new, dynamic, web-based Vacation Package Booking Tool allowing its members to book Vacation Packages at net rates to worldwide destinations. This new Vacation Package Program offers air and hotel packages with the option to add cCars and other local activities. This new program is available to most destinations within the U.S. and worldwide.
Hariworld Launches Airline Booking Engine
Mon, 03 Nov 2008, 08:55:19 EST Edited by Carly Zander
NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today, Hari World Travels, Inc. ('Hariworld') launched a new unrivaled web-based airline booking engine allowing travel professionals to book contracted and published air fares to worldwide destinations. The new booking engine provides travel professionals with access to more than 10 million fares to Europe, Asia, Africa, South America and beyond.
Travel with Your Own Backrest and Body Pillow! The Curvy Pillow Co. Makes New Curvy Pillow Covers for Home and Away
Wed, 29 Oct 2008, 17:21:51 EST Edited by Carly Zander
CHICAGO, Ill., Oct. 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Travel with a backrest or body pillow? Yes you can... with our Patent-Pending Curvy Transformational Pillow Covers...any bed pillows can be turned into a body pillow or backrest. The Curvy Pillow Company, a long established (since 1988) innovative designer of nature-inspired pillow products, now offers a way to turn ordinary, rectangular bed pillows into curvy, more comfortable, fully functional shapes.
Top Ten Culinary Destinations
Mon, 13 Oct 2008, 14:02:52 EST Edited by Carly Zander
CHICAGO, Ill., Oct. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- iExplore announced today their list of Top Ten Culinary Destinations as determined by their Adventure Travel Consultants. #1 is New Orleans, Louisiana: Food in New Orleans is a way of life and a big part of the city's charm. Any visit here will mean getting your mouth around dishes such as catfish, jambalaya, gumbo and more.
Hyatt Hotels and Resorts Teams with Athletic-Minded Traveler(R) to Add Customized Run Routes to Its Stayfit@Hyatt Program
Tue, 09 Sep 2008, 10:12:17 EST Edited by Carly Zander
CHICAGO, Ill., Sept. 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Athletic-Minded Traveler(R) today announced that Hyatt Hotels & Resorts' North American properties will provide jogging and fitness-walking guests with palm-size route cards designed by Athletic-Minded Traveler(R), a leading healthy-travel and lifestyle media firm. Hyatt is the first major hospitality company to partner with Athletic-Minded Traveler and will feature the maps as part of the StayFit@Hyatt program at participating Hyatt Regency and Grand Hyatt properties.
Top Ten Hiking and Trekking Vacation Spots Worldwide
Mon, 08 Sep 2008, 12:37:32 EST Edited by Carly Zander
CHICAGO, Ill., Sept. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- iExplore announced today their list of Top Ten Hiking and Trekking Vacation Spots Worldwide as determined by their Adventure Travel Consultants. #1 is Annapurna Circuit, Nepal: The 186.5 mile, three week Annapurna circuit gets you up close to some of the highest mountains in the Himalayas, and is considered the best hike in the world by many.
Today, Fare Buzz is Proud to Announce the Launch of Buzz Rewards - a New Rewards Program for Fare Buzz Members
Fri, 15 Aug 2008, 11:57:07 EST Edited by Carly Zander
NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Buzz Rewards is an appreciation program whereby travel professionals accrue points for every air and hotel booking made with Fare Buzz. Each point translates into $1. Upon accruing 15 points in purchasing power, the member will automatically be sent a co-branded Buzz Rewards Card, pre-loaded with a $15.00 value from American Express Incentive Services.
Seven Sure-bet Reasons You'll Get More Euro for Your Dollar in Tucked-away Tuscany
Thu, 14 Aug 2008, 18:12:22 EST Edited by Carly Zander
MIAMI, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Off the Beaten Strada, a company that creates in-depth tours to Central Italy, announced today its new Touring Tuscany by Car packages by highlighting Seven Sure-bet Reasons You'll Get More Euro for Your Dollar in Tucked-away Tuscany, as determined by the travel staff of Off the Beaten Strada, along with their Italy tour partners.
Top Ten Summer World Travel Destinations for Cultural Exploration
Mon, 11 Aug 2008, 12:33:05 EST Edited by Carly Zander
CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- iExplore announced today their list of Top Ten Summer World Travel Destinations for Cultural Exploration as determined by vacation purchases of its adventure and experiential travelers.
Top Ten Family Travel Vacations Worldwide
Wed, 30 Jul 2008, 11:56:01 EST Edited by Carly Zander
CHICAGO, Ill., July 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- iExplore announced today their list of Top Ten Family Travel Vacation Experiences Worldwide as determined by the iExplore team of world travel experts. Top 10 Family Travel Vacations - Overall: Number 1 is Fly fishing in Scotland.
TravelCell Celebrates Summer Travel with Sizzling Cell Phone Services
Thu, 24 Jul 2008, 14:50:27 EST Edited by Liisa Sullivan
NEW YORK, N.Y., July 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- TravelCell, a leading provider for global cellular and satellite phone rentals, announces special summer cell phone services for international travelers. Many people will find that their U.S. cell phone will not work abroad and if it does, it can be costly.
Top Ten Wildlife Safaris Worldwide
Mon, 14 Jul 2008, 13:05:56 EST Edited by Carly Zander
CHICAGO, Ill., July 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- iExplore announced today their list of Top Ten World Safari Experiences as determined by the iExplore team of world travel experts. 1. Kruger National Park, South Africa.
Opposites Attract - Sporting Resort and Spa Provides Best of Both Worlds
Mon, 09 Jun 2008, 13:27:14 EST Edited by Carly Zander
SWAINSBORO, Ga., June 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Imagine a getaway that provides sporting adventure and spa relaxation. Consider being in a rustic environment that is also luxurious. Delight in a place that caters to the need for fresh air as much as the desire for gourmet dining. These seeming opposites come together splendidly at Flat Creek Lodge in Southeast Georgia.
RV Rental Firm Takes the 'Bummer' Out of Summer with Gas Rebate Promotion
Wed, 21 May 2008, 12:28:21 EST Edited by Carly Zander
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., May 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- With all eyes on rising fuel prices, Allstar Luxury Coaches introduces its new GAS PASS promotion. The price of gas is breaking records and is expected to keep rising, which can make for some pain at the pumps on a summer road trip. In an effort to ease some of that pain, Allstar is rolling out this special offer: The new GAS PASS promotion gives RV renters a $300-$500 fuel rebate credit for new summer rentals.
The Cultural Explorer, a San Francisco-based Cultural and Philanthropic Tour Company, Shows Travelers How Easy it is to Help Others as They Travel South Africa
Mon, 12 May 2008, 10:11:31 EST Edited by Carly Zander
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- As TV viewers saw on Oprah's Big Give, it does not take a lot to make a difference in someone's life. The Cultural Explorer, a San Francisco-based cultural and philanthropic tour company, shows travelers how easy it is to help others as they travel. Beginning travel philanthropists need to know where to start and how to donate their time and money in a safe and effective way.
Hawaii Hotels Punish Rule-Breaking Smokers
Wed, 30 Apr 2008, 09:57:08 EST Edited by Carly Zander
HONOLULU, Hawaii, April 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- According to Travel Hawaii LLC, Hawaii's hotels are still adjusting to the comprehensive smoking ban that the State of Hawaii put in place in November of 2006. One of the outcomes of these adjustments are high and often mandatory cleaning charges, imposed by many hotels should a guest light up in a non-smoking hotel room.
Lake Geneva Resort Gives Mom a Well-Deserved Vacation
Mon, 28 Apr 2008, 20:14:46 EST Edited by Carly Zander
LAKE GENEVA, Wis., April 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Cove of Lake Geneva All-Suite Resort and Conference Center is proud to announce their 'Mother's Day Enter to Win' contest running through May 5, 2008. Entrants are asked to describe, in 500 words or less, why their mother deserves to win a two night stay in one of The Cove's fully-appointed luxury suites.
Net Rate Hotel Program for Travel Agents
Mon, 28 Apr 2008, 14:07:57 EST Edited by Carly Zander
NEW YORK, N.Y., April 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today, Fare Buzz launched a new, dynamic, web-based hotel booking engine - an industry first - allowing travel professionals to book hotels at net rates in over 100,000 hotel and resort properties.
From Farm to Table Hands Over Keys to Culinary Expertise During Sonoma Valley Foodie Weekends
Thu, 24 Apr 2008, 09:19:05 EST Edited by Liisa Sullivan
SONOMA, Calif., April 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Discover the secrets of exceptional food and wine during an extravagant full-immersion culinary weekend, hosted by From Farm to Table, a gourmet travel company in Sonoma, California. Today, they announced the kick-off of a summer series of culinary and wine tours in a region that is world-renowned for its vineyards and artisan food producers.
Perillo Tours Offers Free Airfare to Italy via EuroFly Airlines
Tue, 22 Apr 2008, 09:41:37 EST Edited by Carly Zander
WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., April 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Perillo Tours, America's leader in tourism to Italy since 1945, today announced one of the most aggressive promotions in Italian tourism history - free roundtrip airfare from New York's JFK to Rome, Bologna and Palermo aboard EuroFly airlines. The flights must be booked by June 1, 2008, in conjunction with select Perillo tours and specific departure dates.
iExplore Expands Into The United Kingdom
Wed, 05 Mar 2008, 00:10:44 EST Edited by Carly Zander
CHICAGO, Ill. and LONDON, England, March 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Chicago-based iExplore formally announced its global expansion plans, with today's launch of www.iExplore.co.uk, targeting adventure travelers in the U.K. It is the company's first formal effort outside of the U.S. since the company launched in 1999. iExplore is hoping to become the #1 ranked website for adventure and experiential travel in the U.K., replicating the position it has held in the U.S. since 2000.
The Vacation Never Ends with Unique Travel Group Planner
Mon, 25 Feb 2008, 08:23:53 EST Edited by Liisa Sullivan
DENVER, Colo., Feb. 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Can't get everyone together at the same time? Trying to juggle schedules to organize a family reunion? Help is on the way. Vacation Never Ends, LLC announces the launch of a new web site that brings together family and friends for easy trip and event planning.
1-800-SKI VAIL Validated by The Court of Appeals in Trademark Lawsuit Against Vail Ski Area
Fri, 15 Feb 2008, 11:20:13 EST Edited by Debra Tone
DENVER, Colo. - Feb. 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On February, 7th 2008, a small business from Fort Collins, Colorado won in the Court of Appeals against skiing giant Vail Associates, Inc. (VA) over the right to use 1-800-SKI VAIL. In the appeal, the Tenth Circuit Court affirmed that Vail Associates could not use its registered trademark VAIL to prevent Eric Hanson from using his registered trademark, 1-800-SKI VAIL(R).
Wacky-Wacky Parking Fees at Waikiki Hotels
Tue, 12 Feb 2008, 07:55:40 EST Edited by Carly Zander
HONOLULU, Hawaii - Feb. 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- You might get a great deal on a rental car on the island of Oahu. But if you stay in Waikiki, as almost all visitors to Oahu do, you may pay as much as $25 (plus tax) to park your car for the night, according to a survey of Waikiki hotels conducted by Travel Hawaii LLC in Honolulu, a leading Hawaii Internet booking service.
A New Romance Travel Guide For Sedona
Thu, 07 Feb 2008, 14:46:10 EST Edited by Carly Zander
SEDONA, Ariz. - Feb. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Phyllis Johnson Innovative Strategies, LLC announces Sedona Romance Travel, an online travel newsletter that captures the spirit of Sedona. A personal journey that guides the reader and describes why Sedona is a special place for romancing the spirit and nourishing the soul. A place where lives and relationships can change forever.
Travelong Receives Award from Delta Airlines
Thu, 24 Jan 2008, 10:33:04 EST Edited by Carly Zander
NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. - Jan. 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Delta Airlines presented its yearly sales award to Travelong.com in recognition for its Outstanding Performance in 2007. A spokesperson from Delta noted that the award is rarely granted and Travelong is one of only seven companies this year to receive this notable achievement.
New York Cruise Site Unravels Cruise Travel
Tue, 22 Jan 2008, 10:15:36 EST Edited by Carly Zander
NEW YORK, N.Y. - Jan. 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A new web site, Cruising From New York, providing all the information travelers need to plan a cruise from the three New York area ports, Manhattan, Brooklyn and Cape Liberty (Bayonne), N.J. was launched today by Anne Campbell, a veteran cruise industry journalist.
Renewed Hilton Hawaiian Lagoon in Waikiki Makes a Splash
Mon, 21 Jan 2008, 15:05:21 EST Edited by Carly Zander
HONOLULU, Hawaii - Jan. 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Hawaii's largest hotel, the Hilton Hawaiian Village in Waikiki has finally completed its long-awaited lagoon revitalization project, according to Travel Hawaii LLC, a leading Hawaii Internet booking service. The project has transformed the once murky, uninviting pond into a delightful 5 acre swimming and recreation center, open not only to guests of the Hilton Hawaiian Village, but to the general public as well.
Fareportal and Sam Jain Donate Two Air Tickets to Covenant House
Mon, 14 Jan 2008, 13:05:52 EST Edited by Carly Zander
NEW YORK, N.Y. - Jan. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- FAREPORTAL is a technology solutions provider to the travel industry. Strategically located in 'Silicon Alley,' in the heart of New York City, their group of consultants is dedicated to harnessing the future of online travel technology for FAREPORTAL customers and partners. Covenant House New York is the nation's largest adolescent care agency serving homeless, runaway and at-risk youth.
Pay Nothing or Pay Through the Nose: In-Room Internet Access at Hawaii Hotels
Tue, 08 Jan 2008, 12:15:54 EST Edited by Carly Zander
HONOLULU, Hawaii - Jan. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- According to Travel Hawaii LLC, a leading Hawaii Internet booking service, guests at Hawaii hotels can enjoy free high-speed internet access in their rooms, or they can pay up to $20/day. Different Hawaii hotels have wildly varying charges for this new 'must have' amenity.
Top Ten World Travel Destinations in 2007
Mon, 07 Jan 2008, 10:39:51 EST Edited by Carly Zander
CHICAGO, Ill. - Jan. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- iExplore announced today the list of Top Ten World Travel Destinations as determined by the vacation purchases of its adventure and experiential travelers. Egypt held on to its top position for the third straight year, and the rest of the top 10 was largely unchanged from 2006.
2007: The Best Hotel Gyms in the U.S.
Thu, 13 Dec 2007, 07:38:40 EST Edited by Carly Zander
SAN DIEGO, Calif. - Dec. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Athletic-Minded Traveler LLC, a San Diego-based active lifestyle media company that operates the largest healthy travel site on the web, released today its 2007 ranking of 'The Best Hotel Gyms in the U.S.' The Top 10 hotel gyms received the company's recommendation after ongoing research of over 3,500 hotels and anonymous personal tours by the editorial staff
The Roaming Gnome Won't Spend Thanksgiving Alone, says CruiseJungle
Mon, 19 Nov 2007, 12:01:10 EST Edited by Debra Tone
FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla. - Nov. 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- CruiseJungle's loveable monkey mascots, Lucy and Ethel are reaching out this holiday season and have invited Travelocity's Roaming Gnome to have Thanksgiving dinner with them on a cruise. They feel bad that the Gnome has to spend his holidays tramping through airports and is always at risk for being kidnapped as part of a prank.
Innovative Hawaii Hotel Construction Database Helps Consumers
Fri, 09 Nov 2007, 07:40:29 EST Edited by Carly Zander
HONOLULU, Hawaii - Nov. 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Travel Hawaii LLC, a Hawaii-based Internet travel agency, has developed a database of Hawaii hotel construction and renovation projects designed to help consumers 'know before they go.' Customers can view all current construction projects and choose when it's best to schedule a Hawaii vacation and which hotels will be 'construction free.'
CheapOair is a Hitwise Top 10 Award Winner for the Third Time Consecutively!
Fri, 09 Nov 2007, 07:11:54 EST Edited by Carly Zander
NEW YORK, N.Y. - Nov. 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- CheapOair, a top budget travel website dedicated to leveraging the latest technology to deliver cheap flights, is proud to announce that it has won the Hitwise Top 10 Award for the third time consecutively; ranking #9 by visitors among all U.S. Websites in the Travel Agencies Category for the Quarter ending July - September 2007.
Vacation Research and Planning Enhanced with Video
Wed, 31 Oct 2007, 20:53:20 EST Edited by Carly Zander
ST. PAUL, Minn. - Oct. 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- This was a bond that was just meant to happen. ResortsandLodges.com, a niche portal Web site that provides advertising for the hospitality and travel industry, recently completed a successful pilot program that brings high-quality, full-motion video to Internet users exploring their options in travel. The Web site is now the first and only one in its niche.
ResortsandLodges.com Brings Rich Media to the Travel Industry
Tue, 30 Oct 2007, 20:47:22 EST Edited by Carly Zander
ST. PAUL, Minn. - Oct. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ResortsandLodges, a leading niche portal Web site providing advertising for the hospitality and travel industry, announces a major initiative to integrate custom-produced video into its Web site. The company recently launched a successful pilot program encompassing four highly-traveled regions on the site, presenting its resort and lodge partner properties through high-quality video shot and produced by ResortsandLodges.com.
TripMama Raises the Bar in Travel Comparison: Expands Its Technology and Ad Partners
Mon, 22 Oct 2007, 18:00:00 EST Edited by Debra Tone
NEW YORK, N.Y. - Oct. 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- TripMama, a leading travel comparison website, has announced several new upgrades to further improve the extremely popular web site, including new advertiser, Expedia.com. The New York based travel company works with the largest travel websites online to provide bargain hunters with the widest selection of discounted airfares.
CSA Travel Protection and Cheapoair.com to Deliver New Insurance Options
Wed, 17 Oct 2007, 21:59:00 EST Edited by Carly Zander
SAN DIEGO, Calif. - Oct. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- CSA Travel Protection, a leading provider of travel insurance, has teamed up with Cheapoair.com, a top budget travel website to provide Cheapoair consumers with affordable travel insurance. This partnership gives travelers immediate access to purchase travel protection at time of booking flight arrangements with Cheapoair.
CheapoAir Unveils 24/7 Customer Support
Mon, 17 Sep 2007, 17:55:00 EST Edited by Carly Zander
NEW YORK, N.Y. - Sept. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- CheapoAir.com, a leading budget travel website catering to customers in cheap travel, has announced a sweeping overhaul to its customer service department, a spokesman from the company said yesterday. 'Our customers spoke and we heard! We discovered that our customers were genuinely pleased with our products, but preferred reduced hold times.'
TripMama Expands Travel Search with the Launch of Hotel Comparison and Car Comparison
Mon, 17 Sep 2007, 16:15:00 EST Edited by Debra Tone
NEW YORK, N.Y. - Sept. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- TripMama, a rising star in the airfare comparison arena continues to expand. TripMama launched August 7, 2007 to rave reviews and with some of the most notable travel sites online. TripMama has provided an optimum flight comparison shopping experience to our swelling consumer base.
Perillo Announces the Release of All New Italy and Hawaii Vacation Brochures and DVD for 2008
Thu, 16 Aug 2007, 20:45:00 EST Edited by Carly Zander
WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J. - Aug. 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Perillo Tours (PerilloTours.com), America's leader in tourism to Italy since 1945, today announced the release of their newest Italy and Hawaii vacation brochures for 2008 offering customers a variety of scenic and thrilling vacations to some of the most inspiring places in Italy and Hawaii.
GreatPorts Opens Doors for Cruise Travelers - Recently Acquired by CruiseJungle Holdings
Mon, 13 Aug 2007, 17:13:00 EST Edited by Carly Zander
SUNRISE, Fla. - Aug. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- There's great news for cruise travelers departing from North American ports. GreatPorts.com has been re-launched under new owners in a completely updated format. The company was recently acquired by CruiseJungle Holdings, Inc. operators of consumer cruise web site CruiseJungle.com.
CheapoAir is a Hitwise Top 10 Award Winner for the Second Time!
Thu, 09 Aug 2007, 15:47:00 EST Edited by Carly Zander
NEW YORK, N.Y. - Aug. 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- CheapoAir.com, a top budget travel website dedicated to leveraging the latest technology to deliver cheap airline tickets, is proud to announce that it has won the Hitwise Top 10 Award for the second time by Visitors among all U.S. Websites in the Travel Agencies Category for the Quarter ending April - June 2007.
TripMama, a New Airfare Comparison Travel Website and Travel Forum Hits the Web
Wed, 08 Aug 2007, 16:30:00 EST Edited by Carly Zander
NEW YORK, N.Y. - Aug. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- TripMama is proud to announce the launch of their travel comparison website and travel talk forums, TripMama.com. Our airfare comparison tool empowers consumers to book the cheapest airfare from the top established brands online today.
Perillo Perks Travel Agents Take Roman Holiday With Steve Perillo
Mon, 16 Jul 2007, 23:00:00 EST Edited by Carly Zander
WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J. - July 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- When in Rome, three travel agency executives did as the Romans did. Perillo Tours, America's leader in tourism to Italy since 1945 and Hawaii since 1985, today announced the successful return from an all-expense paid trip to Rome, Italy for three top travel agency winners in the Perillo Perks Incentive Reward Program.
Leading Online Cruise Ship Travel Agency Announces Cruise Giveaway in Conjunction with News Talk 1470 AM KUTY in Palmdale, Calif.: The 1470 News Cruise
Wed, 13 Jun 2007, 19:32:00 EST Edited by Carly Zander
LONG ISLAND, N.Y. - June 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- icruise.com announces that twice each day KUTY listeners will be given a cue to call to qualify for the cruise giveaway. This will happen each weekday between June 4th and June 22nd. icruise.com, The World's #1 Cruise Specialist, is a Lynbrook, New York-based on-line cruise travel agency.
Resort Fees at Hawaii Hotels Cause 'Checkout Sticker Shock'
Mon, 11 Jun 2007, 15:21:00 EST Edited by Carly Zander
HONOLULU, Hawaii - June 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- According to Travel Hawaii LLC, a leading Hawaii Internet booking service, over 16 of Hawaii's leading hotels - mainly high end resorts - charge mandatory 'Resort Fees' of up to $26 per day that are automatically added to guests' bills upon checkout. These fees can cause 'checkout sticker shock' if guests don't include them in their pre-trip cost calculations.
30th Annual Fall Pilgrimage, September 29 - October 13, 2007, Historic Natchez on the Mississippi River
Wed, 16 May 2007, 17:30:00 EST Edited by Chris Simmons
NATCHEZ, Miss. - May 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Natchez Pilgrimage Tours' 30th annual Natchez Fall Pilgrimage showcases eighteen of the most splendid historic homes to be found anywhere in America from September 29 through October 13, 2007. For thirty years, Natchez has opened it arms to lovers of history, architecture and decorative arts during Natchez Fall Pilgrimage.
Austrian Airlines Presents Award to Travelong
Tue, 15 May 2007, 14:30:00 EST Edited by Carly Zander
NEW YORK, N.Y. - May 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Austrian Airlines presented its annual sales achievement award for 2006 to Travelong. Travelong.com is a regional mega agency dedicated to providing travel services to corporate and home based agents. Travelong is the recipient of the Outstanding Sales Achievement Award for Austrian Airlines NYC District 2006.
2007: The Top 10 Hotel Lap Pools in North America
Tue, 15 May 2007, 07:30:00 EST Edited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - May 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Athletic-Minded Traveler LLC, a Southern California-based active lifestyle media company that operates the largest healthy travel site on the web, released today its 2007 ranking of 'The Top 10 Hotel Lap Pools in North America.'
Group Travel Planet Marks Seventh Anniversary with New Site for Groups
Fri, 30 Mar 2007, 15:00:00 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. - Mar. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Group Travel Planet, LLC, the pioneer and leader of online group travel booking, today announced the launch of GroupAbout.com, a new community site for groups on the go that combines the power of the company's advanced group-booking engine with new collaboration and social networking tools that make it easier for groups to plan and share information.
Maryland Inn Named Number One in North America for Second Year in a Row
Fri, 23 Mar 2007, 19:49:00 EST Edited by Liisa Sullivan
BALTIMORE, Md. - Mar. 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Inn at Peralynna Manor of Rose Hill in Columbia, MD, was recently named the number one Inn in North America by Arrington's Inn Traveler Magazine - a magazine for the sophisticated bed and breakfast and country Inn traveler.
Libya Plans Ambitious Tourism Makeover; Predicts Free Zones Will Spur Investment
Tue, 20 Mar 2007, 16:00:00 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
TRIPOLI, Libya - Mar. 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- According to Phoenicia Group, the leading U.S.-Libyan diversified business and consultancy group, tourism infrastructure development is being given national priority by the Libyan government, with the Libyan Economic Development Board, a policy result of the National Economic Strategy, tasked with steering the far ranging initiative.
Top-Selling Travel Agencies in Perillo Tours Perks Program Win Free Trip to Rome
Mon, 19 Mar 2007, 19:00:00 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J. - Mar. 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Perillo Tours, America's leader in tourism to Italy since 1945 and Hawaii since 1985, today announced that three winning agency owner-managers and their guests will join Steve Perillo for an all-expense paid trip to Rome in April. The winning agencies are: Ruth Bravo Tours of Richardson, Texas, Bob Stolfi of Liberty Travel in Nanuet, New York, and Rita Cornelio of Mystic Valley Travel in Medford, Massachusetts.
Hawaii Tourism Slumps on Heels of Smoking Ban
Mon, 12 Mar 2007, 17:15:00 EST Edited by Carly Zander
HONOLULU, Hawaii - Mar. 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- According to Travel Hawaii LLC, Hawaii's tourism industry is in a slump, with overall January arrivals down nearly 6 percent from January 2006 and the lucrative Japanese market down over 12 percent. The decline comes on the heels of Hawaii's strict new smoking ban, which went into effect in November.
CheapoAir Enhances Customer Support
Wed, 07 Mar 2007, 01:38:00 EST Edited by Carly Zander
NEW YORK, N.Y. - Mar. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- CheapoAir.com, a budget travel website, dedicated to selling cheap airline tickets, responds to customer complaints about service, lengthy hold times and 800-number customer support. CheapoAir is growing exponentially. They are committed to consistently upgrading their airline ticket search and search results technology to deliver the cheapest fares in one-click.
New Interactive Hotel Maps Make Finding the Right Hotel a Snap
Tue, 06 Mar 2007, 14:30:00 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
NEW YORK, N.Y. - Mar. 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In a never ending quest to simplify online hotel reservations, Hotel Magician, a New York-based online travel reservations website, has launched a new hotel searching method on its website HotelMagician.com.
AgentFactor Announces Travel eFulfillment and Ticketing Services and Reduces Booking Process Cost
Tue, 20 Feb 2007, 03:08:00 EST Edited by Carly Zander
NEW YORK, N.Y. - Feb. 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- AgentFactor, a travel-veteran venture, announces the new offering of Travel eFulfillment and Ticketing Services to online and offline travel businesses. This turn-key service enables travel businesses to partially, or fully, outsource their backend operation and to focus more on sales and marketing initiatives.
Five Diamond Resort Tempts Guests with Rare $1.5-Million, Heart-Shaped, Yellow Diamond on Valentine's Day
Tue, 13 Feb 2007, 16:59:00 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
LOS CABOS, Mexico - Feb. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- One of the world's finest Five Diamond resorts is putting an exclamation point on Valentine's Day by showcasing the ultimate gift on this day for lovers: a rare, heart-shaped, 10.05 carat yellow diamond worth $1.5 million. It will be on display for guests to view, or, better yet, for one guest to buy to make an unsurpassed statement of undying love. Las Ventanas al Paraiso, A Rosewood Resort, the internationally heralded Five Diamond resort in Los Cabos, Mexico, has teamed up with Q Diamonds International Boutique to display the unique stone over the Valentine's Day week.
Garden State Photographer Wil Fernandez Captures Life Images from the Baja Peninsula
Wed, 17 Jan 2007, 14:16:00 EST Edited by Liisa Sullivan
SOMERVILLE, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Having just returned from the Baja Peninsula in Mexico, Photographer Wil Fernandez is excited to share his images. While there, Fernandez's primary subject was canines - wild, stray and working dogs. He also captured thought-provoking images of the colorful landscape and intriguing population.
CheapoAir Upgrades and Introduces Auto-Airline Ticketing Technology from Fareportal
Wed, 17 Jan 2007, 01:17:00 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
NEW YORK, N.Y. - Jan. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today, CheapoAir.com announced in partnership with Fareportal, a complex Multi-Airline Auto Ticketing Technology that integrates a three tier fraud detection checkpoint system that issues e-ticket confirmation to customers within a fraction of a second. CheapoAir.com is also announcing Auto-Airline Paper Tickets to be integrated into FedEx Shipping Software.
Top Ten World Travel Destinations in 2006
Wed, 03 Jan 2007, 22:20:00 EST Edited by Debra Tone
CHICAGO, Ill. - Jan. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- iExplore (iExplore.com) announced today the list of Top Ten World Travel Destinations as determined by the vacation purchases of its adventure and experiential travelers. Egypt held on to its top position, despite the increased turmoil in the Middle East in 2006. Antarctica and Argentina made their first appearance in iExplore's top ten.
NeverCheckIt.com Offers Easy Travel Kits to Help Travelers Carry-On
Mon, 18 Dec 2006, 18:39:00 EST Edited by Carly Zander
BOTHELL, Wash. - Dec. 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Victor Cox, CEO of Never Check It (www.nevercheckit.com), has formed a strategic partnership with Barclay Crocker Inc, a leading specialty formulated skin care Products Company to offer Easy Travel Kits.
Beating the Stress of Airport Security: Company Supplies Travelers with Pre-Packaged Amenities
Thu, 14 Dec 2006, 17:23:00 EST Edited by Carly Zander
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. - Dec. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In an effort to ease the stress of long airport security lines, Stuff and Go(TM), a Palm Beach Gardens based company, has announced the availability of Stuff and Go Packs which contain pre-packaged, hard to find travel amenities.
2006: The Best Hotel Gyms in the U.S.
Tue, 12 Dec 2006, 13:52:00 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Dec. 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Athletic-Minded Traveler LLC, a Southern California-based active lifestyle media company that operates the largest healthy travel site on the web, athleticmindedtraveler.com, released today its 2006 ranking of 'The Best Hotel Gyms in the U.S.' The Top 11 hotel gyms received the company's recommendation after in-depth research on over 3,000 hotels and anonymous personal tours by the editorial staff.
Audio Tour Publishers Announce Special Christmas Market Maps of Two Beloved Cities in Germany
Tue, 28 Nov 2006, 15:24:00 EST Edited by Carly Zander
MUNICH, Germany, Nov. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- AudioTravel has unveiled a special free service for the 2006 Christmas season. The company, which, since last year, has enjoyed increasing success with its audio-guided tours (on CD, or as an mp3 download) of both Munich and Cologne, invites visitors and natives of Germany alike to make use of its inventive set of Christmas market maps for both of those cities at www.audiotravel.com/christmas.
InFlight Power - Power Mobile Devices while In-flight via the Coach Seat Music Jack
Thu, 16 Nov 2006, 17:35:00 EST Edited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Nov. 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- InflightPower.com announced today a new and improved product for those travelers interested in recharging a Cell phone, RIM Blackberry(R) or Apple iPod(R) while in-flight. The new InFlight Power(TM) recharging cable has just been released for market sales.
Aero-San Encourages Travelers to Protect Their Health and Travel Well During the Holiday Season
Tue, 14 Nov 2006, 19:38:00 EST Edited by Liisa Sullivan
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Nov. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Many people will be on the road for the holidays during the upcoming weeks and they want to arrive at their loved ones happy, healthy and clean; Aero-San has a new product - the Premiere Travel Health Pack - that can help to make that happen.
Cheap Airfare and Budget Travel Web Site CheapoAir.com Signs up with TouricoHolidays.com Hotel Portal
Fri, 10 Nov 2006, 17:34:00 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
NEW YORK, N.Y. - Nov. 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- CheapoAir.com Cheap Airfare and Budget Travel Web Site announced today that it has signed a distribution agreement with TouricoHolidays.com, one of the largest hotel portals in the world. CheapoAir.com.com will utilize Tourico's hotel properties to create hotel and air dynamic packages to sell to its more than 1 million online customer base. TouricoHolidays.com has one of the most diverse hotel-negotiated rate portfolios in the world.
CheapOAir Acquires State of the Art Call Center
Mon, 09 Oct 2006, 14:55:00 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
NEW YORK, N.Y. - Oct. 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today, CheapOAir.com announced that, in partnership with its technology partner Fareportal Inc., it has acquired a 26,000 square foot Call Center. This state of the art Call Center is equipped with the latest VoIP Telephony and Call Center technology. The CheapOAir.com Call Center capacity currently is 240 Seats with scalability to 950 seats. The Call Center is utilizing MPLS connectivity with 5 MBPS dedicated connection linking its New York City office with its Call Center.
Ontdek Leads Kenya Safari Adventures for the Discriminating Active Traveler
Thu, 05 Oct 2006, 21:13:00 EST Edited by Liisa Sullivan
NYERI, KENYA - Oct. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Images of Kenya instantly bring thoughts of safari to mind. However, not all safaris are created equal. Ontdek Kenya Ltd. is a leading organizer of active holidays in Kenya. Peter and Anne Huysman own and operate Ontdek Kenya, Ltd. (Ontdek, meaning 'discover' in Dutch) along with a team of experienced Kenyan guides.
Audio Travel Guides Offer New Experiences for American Tourists With a Taste for London, Venice, Rome or Paris
Tue, 26 Sep 2006, 17:36:00 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
LONDON, U.K. - Sept. 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Internet Content production-company known as the Content Lab launch four audio city guides for tourists visiting Europe. SoundGuides (sound-guides.com) provide the tourist with a complete solution for exploring Rome, Paris, London and Venice. Each audio guide can be downloaded on to an iPod or mobile phone and serves to replace the need for guidebooks completely. This allows the tourist free reign to design their own tour of these amazing cities.
Never Check It Offers Pre-approved Travel Sized Toiletries for Travelers
Mon, 25 Sep 2006, 20:39:00 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
BOTHELL, Wash. - Sept. 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Victor Cox, CEO of Never Check It (nevercheckit.com), has formed a strategic affiliation with Minimus, the world leader in all things travel-sized, to offer travelers the ability to purchase approved toiletries and other banned items before they fly in the wake of today's TSA announcement. This will ensure that travelers will be able to carry-on luggage, which will save valuable time, money, and help alleviate the stress associated with travel
Peralynna Buys the Beach! Exclusive Waterfront and Water View Suites in South Beach, Florida, Now on Peralynna Properties' List of Accommodations
Tue, 19 Sep 2006, 17:57:00 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
COLUMBIA, Md. - Sept. 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Maryland based Peralynna Properties are expanding the list of luxurious suites and villas they own and manage. The Bentley South Beach, 510 Ocean Drive, Miami, Florida, is the latest location offered by Peralynna owners, David and Cynthia Lynn of The Inn at Peralynna Manor, in Columbia Maryland.
CheapoAir Upgrades Airline Fare Search Technology
Fri, 15 Sep 2006, 15:01:00 EST Edited by Carly Zander
NEW YORK, N.Y. - Sept. 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today, CheapoAir.com announced in partnership with Fareportal, a complex Flight Fare Search Technology enabling consumers to search for flights to airports within a 100 mile radius of the original searched airport. This technology will assist in providing lower competitive fares on CheapoAir.com. The user may select the option to search for additional airports within a given radius or may choose to ignore this advanced search option. Fares are usually 5-30% lower when the user selects this advanced search feature while conducting a search for cheap airfares.
Film Buffs Get Ready for 20th Pan African Film and Television Festival - FESPACO
Tue, 12 Sep 2006, 16:20:00 EST Edited by Carly Zander
NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Filmmakers, producers, distributors, and fans will gather in Ougadougou, Burkina Faso for the 20th Pan African Film and Television festival, February 24 - March 3, 2007. The official travel agency for the festival, New York based Access Africa, Inc., is offering a 10-day air/land package on Air France.
Perillo Announces the Release of All New Italy and Hawaii Vacation Brochures for 2007
Wed, 30 Aug 2006, 16:40:00 EST Edited by Debra Tone
WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J. - Aug. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Perillo Tours, America's leader in tourism to Italy since 1945, today announced the release of their newest Italy and Hawaii vacation brochures for 2007 offering customers a whole new variety of scenic and thrilling vacations to some of the most inspiring places in Italy and Hawaii.
Never Check It Introduces New Service to Help Travelers 'Carry-On'
Tue, 29 Aug 2006, 21:59:00 EST Edited by Carly Zander
BOTHELL, Wash. - Aug. 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Victor Cox, CEO of Never Check It (NeverCheckIt.com), has introduced a free unique service that allows travelers to pre-order toiletries and other banned items before they fly. This will ensure that travelers will be able to carry-on luggage, which will save valuable time, money, and help alleviate the stress associated with travel.
All Star Luxury Coaches' RV Rentals Provide Comfort and Style without the Hassle of Purchase
Mon, 21 Aug 2006, 17:50:00 EST Edited by Liisa Sullivan
ORLANDO, FL - Aug. 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Need a getaway? Not sure of where to begin? All Star Luxury Coaches offer clients the chance to drive and travel in a luxury diesel RV, without the expense and responsibility of owning one.
The Inn at Peralynna Manor, 'Best Inn in North America 2005 and 2006,' adds NICKY O South Beach Suites to Their List of Properties
Tue, 08 Aug 2006, 23:59:00 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
COLUMBIA, MD and MIAMI, FL - Aug. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- David and Cynthia Lynn, Owners of 'The Number One Rated Inn in North America for 2005 and 2006,' The Inn at Peralynna Manor, Columbia, MD announce the purchase of 3 King size suites in The NICKY O South Beach, Miami, Florida, the Flagship of Nicky Hilton's VIP Boutique Hotel Chain. Bringing together the French Regency style, with the added glamorous touch of modern Hollywood, the hotel is destined to be a perfect addition to the Art Deco facades of famous South Beach architecture.
Travel Agent Offers Group Cruises
Wed, 05 Jul 2006, 15:50:00 EST Edited by Carly M. Zander
HOPE MILLS, NC - July 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Whether you're planning a wedding, family reunion, convention or group vacation, chances are you'll want to host your event on a cruise ship if Travel Agent Davedda Smith has anything to say about it. She's been busy booking group cruises by touting the incredible value customers receive onboard.
InFlight Power - Power Mobile Devices while In-flight via the Coach Seat Music Jack
Wed, 14 Jun 2006, 18:09:00 EST Edited by Christopher L. Simmons
LOS ANGELES, CA - June 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- InflightPower.com announced today the introduction of a new product for those travelers interested in recharging a cell phone, Blackberry(R) or iPod(R) while on the fly. The InFlight Power(TM) USB recharging cable has just been released for market sales.
Travel Healthy, Travel Well at the 2006 Travel Expo
Fri, 02 Jun 2006, 03:00:00 EST Edited by Carly M. Zander
ENCINO, CA - June 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Airlines are fighting for their financial lives, says Aero-San Corporation. Cost-cutting has affected every area of operations from in-flight meals, to blanket and pillow service, to cleaning and sanitation. Several major airlines have already stopped providing blankets and pillows, almost all want to sell you snacks.
Baby Boomers and Empty Nesters Take Their Wealthy Inner Children on Vacation
Tue, 16 May 2006, 15:52:00 EST Edited by Carly M. Zander
HOBOKEN, NJ - May 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- America's suburban families are growing up - and out. As baby boomers say good-bye to their adult children, this career-driven segment of society is rediscovering leisure time. The trend of swapping their city apartments (originally purchased as relief from killer commutes) with like-minded travel-bugs worldwide, has been on the rise, according to a recent member survey conducted by the website Digsville.com.
America's Vacation Center / American Express Accomplishes Industry First - Booking a Cruise from 30,000 Feet
Thu, 04 May 2006, 06:00:00 EST Edited by Carly Zander
SAN DIEGO, CA - May 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- America's Vacation Center / American Express (AVC) continued to break new ground last week, when agency co-president Brad Anderson booked a Royal Caribbean cruise while on a commercial flight. Using America's Vacation Center's exclusive Agent Power(TM) software and the satellite Internet connection on the Lufthansa 747 airplane, Anderson successfully booked a deluxe balcony cabin aboard the Freedom of the Seas.
Unique Health Retreat Offers Lifestyle Changes in Paradise
Tue, 25 Apr 2006, 15:18:00 EST Edited by Carly Zander
KAHULUI, Hawaii (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The sounds of the ocean, the smell of plumeria in the air, and the chirping of exotic birds in the garden. These are the attractions touted by 'The Road to Life,' a new and unusual health and lifestyle modification retreat in the isolated Hawaiian community of Hana, on the island of Maui. Sponsored by Rational Christian Ministries, a non-denominational Christian ministry dedicated to health and wellness education,
Renovations Make Meridian Hotel Orlando a Vacationer's Dream Destination
Fri, 21 Apr 2006, 18:24:00 EST Edited by Liisa Sullivan
ORLANDO, FL - Apr. 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE)-- The Meridian Hotel Orlando - Disney Maingate - has just been newly renovated. The entire property has been completely upgraded to better meet its Florida vacationers' needs, it was announced today by Orlandoescape.com.
'Best Inn in North America 2006' - Top Honors Again Go to Luxury Boutique-style Inn in Columbia, Maryland
Fri, 21 Apr 2006, 17:16:00 EST Edited by Christopher Laird Simmons
COLUMBIA, MD - Apr. 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Inn at Peralynna Manor, a small Maryland Luxury Inn, is voted by guests and recognized by Arrington's Inn Traveler Magazine, 'Best Overall Bed and Breakfast/Inn in North America 2006.' For the past two years, 2005 and 2006, Peralynna has taken top honors in competition with 33,000 Inns and B & B's in the US and Canada. In 2004, Peralynna was recognized by Arrington's as 'Best Inn in the USA.'
America's Vacation Center Wins American Express Travel Representative Excellence Award
Tue, 04 Apr 2006, 16:51:00 EST Edited by Christopher Laird Simmons
SAN DIEGO, CA - Apr. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- America's Vacation Center announced today that it was named winner of this year's prestigious American Express U.S. Consumer Travel Network (CTN) Representative Excellence Award. America's Vacation Center joined the American Express network in 1987 and because of their commitment to customer service has won the award every year that they have been part of the network.
CheapoAir.com Launches Website that Offers Multi-Channel Lowest Fare Search and Booking Technology
Tue, 14 Mar 2006, 21:00:00 EST Edited by Liisa Sullivan
NEW YORK, NY - Mar. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- CheapoAir.com is an online consumer, air ticket wholesaler offering over 18 million special airfares, last-minute discounted fares, and unsold tickets at bargain rates. All fares are backed by the company's low-fare guarantee, anywhere on the Internet.
USA TODAY MileTracker(TM) Further Distances Itself from the Competition!
Thu, 09 Mar 2006, 14:58:00 EST Edited by Christopher Laird Simmons
INDIANAPOLIS, IN - Mar. 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- DeskPort Technologies announced today that USA TODAY MileTracker, the free application allowing travelers to easily track their frequent flier mileage and points, has added nine more programs, bringing the total programs indexed to 109. This is over 40 more programs than offered by other pay-for-use services.
New Traveller's Edge Product Line to Debut at Travel Goods Show
Thu, 02 Mar 2006, 19:44:00 EST Edited by Christopher Laird Simmons
LAS VEGAS, NV - Mar. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A new line of personal health and hygiene products from Aero-San Corporation (Booth 125) will debut on March 7, 2006 at the Travel Goods Show at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The Traveller's Edge(TM) product line is designed for travelers who want to help protect themselves from the grime and germs found on high traffic surfaces in commercial aircraft and other public areas.
The Latest Buzz in Travel!
Thu, 02 Mar 2006, 18:21:00 EST Edited by Christopher Laird Simmons
NEW YORK, NY - Mar. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- New York based Fare Buzz has added New Dimensions to Air Consolidation. With its low consolidator fares and unique fusion of Products, Tools and Service, Fare Buzz has created a Buzz in the Travel Industry.
Riley Books Has Released First Book Dedicated Entirely to Travel Options Surrounding City of Loreto in Baja, Mexico
Tue, 28 Feb 2006, 20:58:00 EST Edited by Christopher Laird Simmons
SPOKANE, WA - Feb. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Instead of the brief coverage Loreto has received to date, 'You Decide Travel Guide: Loreto' (ISBN: 0-9708898-5-2) dedicates two full pages of information on each hotel or lodging property along with specific practical information on dining and activity options for you to enjoy during your stay in Loreto.
Travel Expert Fred Brenner Has Devised 40 Brainteasers for Your Audience Related to U.S. and Canadian Travel and Geography
Mon, 27 Feb 2006, 13:29:00 EST Edited by Carly Zander
LAKE ZURICH, IL - Feb. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Travel expert Fred Brenner is able to provide entertaining and informative answers and explanations to your audience to forty fascinating and thought-provoking brainteasers devised by Brenner related to U.S. and Canadian travel and geography. Brenner has traveled on two-lane roads in all fifty U.S. states as well as in nearly every province and territory of Canada. He devised the questions and discovered their little-known answers through his extensive travels, study of maps, and by performing detailed research.
Fighting the Spread of Disease Among Airline Passengers
Thu, 16 Feb 2006, 11:24:00 EST Edited by Carly Zander
ENCINO, CA - Feb. 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- International travel is often cited as a major factor in the global spread of disease. Contracting an illness while aboard an airplane can be a serious matter. From the annoying common cold to more serious SARS infections, air travelers are exposed to more germs and disease than ever before. A fast growing company in Southern California has recently produced a product which could allay many of these fears. Aero-San Corporation has designed and manufactures convenient and affordable airline seat cover and head rest packages under the name of Traveller's Edge(TM).
Poppa Neutrino Partners with Riley Books to use eBay Auctions to Garner Sponsors for Raft Trip to China
Tue, 31 Jan 2006, 01:31:00 EST Edited by Carly Zander
AIRWAY HEIGHTS, WA - Jan. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The media follows David Pearlman aka Poppa Neutrino wherever he goes. Poppa Neutrino's journeys have been chronicled by National Geographic, the New Yorker and dozens of other media outlets. This latest voyage is certain to garner the same kind of attention that his earlier ones have. Pearlman is no stranger to ocean crossings, having crossed the Atlantic during the nineties and even having made a 1800 mile journey down the Mississippi River.
Leading Online Consolidator Booking Tool Now Available to Travel Agents
Tue, 24 Jan 2006, 16:02:00 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
NEW YORK, NY - Jan. 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- New York based Fare Buzz (www.farebuzz.com), announced today its advanced Web-based Booking Engine tool will be made available to Travel Agents and their Agency's Websites for easier accessibility. The industry leader in Air Consolidator fares and their Web-based booking engine has made it easier for Agents to search worldwide fares and eliminates the need to contact several air consolidators to get the best fare.
Largest Healthy Travel Site Launches with 100 Destinations
Thu, 12 Jan 2006, 11:25:00 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
SAN DIEGO, CA - Jan. 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Athletic-Minded Traveler LLC, a San Diego based healthy-living media company, announced today the launch of its new healthy travel portal, athleticmindedtraveler.com. This first-of-its-kind site arms travelers with accurate information and credible recommendations on fitness-focused hotels, superior health clubs and gyms, healthy eating options, running routes, retailers, and more in 100 North American destinations.
Travel Agent Sells More than $150,000 in Her First Month with America's Vacation Center / American Express
Tue, 10 Jan 2006, 12:28:00 EST Edited by Carly Zander
SAN DIEGO, CA - Jan. 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Within a month of her first sale as an independent contractor with America's Vacation Center, home-based travel agent Alisha Kier has sold more than $150,000 in cruise and vacation packages. 'The support I receive from America's Vacation Center is unparalleled in the industry,' Kier said. 'Their Live Leads(TM) and cutting-edge technology help me fulfill my desire to bring families together and give them their dream vacations.'
Top Ten World Travel Destinations In 2005
Mon, 09 Jan 2006, 12:31:00 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
CHICAGO, IL - Jan. 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- iExplore (www.iExplore.com) announced today the list of Top Ten World Travel Destinations as determined by the vacation purchases of its adventure and experiential travelers.
Group Travel Planet LLC Launches First-Ever Direct Connect Technology for Group Hotel Distribution
Wed, 04 Jan 2006, 14:18:00 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
PIGEON FORGE, TN - Jan. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Group Travel Planet LLC, the pioneer and leader of online group travel, marked a major step in hotel distribution by today announcing that it has built first-ever direct connections that pull group hotel rates and inventory from hotel central reservation systems (CRS), property management systems (PMS), providers of distribution management solutions and merchant hotel distributors.
Leading Corporate & Leisure Air Consolidator Celebrates Record Year
Tue, 03 Jan 2006, 14:22:00 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
NEW YORK, NY - Jan. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- New York based FareBuzz.com, the industry leader in Air Consolidator fares, celebrated another record year as its client roster and revenue base grew significantly in 2005. 'Our expansion and growth into the Corporate Travel Agency sector was a primary reason we enjoyed another record year,' said FareBuzz.com CEO Arnold Walter. A contributing driver for this tremendous growth was the introduction of an upgraded Online Booking Tool to enhance their current Best Fare/Real Time booking engine for Business & First Class fares.
Best Inn in North America 2005 Award goes to Boutique-style Luxury Inn in Columbia, MD
Wed, 21 Dec 2005, 13:58:00 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
COLUMBIA, MD - Dec. 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Inn at Peralynna Manor, a small Maryland Luxury Inn, was selected 'Best in North America,' 2005, by Arrington's Inn Traveler Magazine. In competition with 33,000 Inns and B & B's, Peralynna has taken the top spot in 2005. In 2004, Peralynna was awarded 'Best Inn in USA' by Arrington's.
Perillo Tours' New HD-DVD Brochures Let Travelers Discover the Romance of Italy Without Leaving Their Living Room
Mon, 19 Dec 2005, 11:28:00 EST Edited by Debra Tone
WOODCLIFF LAKE, NJ - Dec. 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Perillo Tours, Inc., America's leader in tourism to Italy since 1945, today announced the launch of their originally produced, High Definition DVD brochure 'Discover Italy,' allowing travelers to explore the lush landscapes of Italy right from the comfort of their own living room, before making their final travel plans.
Group Travel Planet LLC Named Travel Partner of Choice by VISIT FLORIDA
Mon, 21 Nov 2005, 13:45:00 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
PIGEON FORGE, TN - Nov. 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Group Travel Planet, LLC, the pioneer and leader of online group travel booking, and VISIT FLORIDA, the official source for travel planning for the Sunshine State, today announced a strategic partnership that names Group Travel Planet the group travel partner of choice for VISIT FLORIDA.
Charter Bus America, Inc. Launches Website Providing Charter Bus Travel Quotes and Reservations in Seconds Online
Fri, 18 Nov 2005, 12:09:00 EST Edited by Beverly West
AUSTIN, TX - Nov. 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Charter Bus America, Inc. today announced that it has launched an online reservation system, allowing travelers to access multiple quotes and information for custom charter bus travel in a matter of seconds. The pilot launch targets charter bus rentals in Austin, Texas, but the company plans to make all Texas charter bus rentals available by the end of November and several other states by the end of this year.
The Active Network Partners with Group Travel Planet to Provide Members with Online Group Travel Deals and Reservations
Tue, 01 Nov 2005, 15:10:00 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
PIGEON FORGE, TN - Nov. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Active Network Inc. (Active) and Group Travel Planet, LLC today announced a new marketing partnership that allows Active's team administrators, event directors and customers to book group hotel rooms and motor coach charters at deeply discounted rates using Group Travel Planet's unique online reservation technology.
Traveling With Kids Holiday Survival Guide
Thu, 27 Oct 2005, 12:00:00 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
SALT LAKE CITY, UT - Oct. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- It's that time of year again and parents are starting to think about traveling over the holidays. Whether it's a road trip to see family and friends, a ski vacation or an airplane ride to a warm sunny beach, Traveling With Kids can ease the pressure of traveling with children.
TravelNet Solutions Creates a Rush for Travel Deals in Unique Destinations at ResortsandLodges.com
Wed, 12 Oct 2005, 16:11:00 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
SAINT PAUL, MN - Oct. 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- With the launch of its incrediDEALS(TM) product, TravelNet Solutions has tapped into a market of millions of consumers who want more than the standard deals offered by most travel sites. New incrediDEALS(TM) product offers exclusive travel deals to last minute shoppers, bargain hunters.
The GEM Group, Ltd. Announces 'How to Start a Tour Guiding Business,' Workshop and Book by Gerry Mitchell
Mon, 22 Aug 2005, 20:57:00 EST Edited by Beverly West
ATLANTA, GA - August 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The GEM Group, Ltd., offering workshops and seminars on travel and tourism careers and opportunities, today announced the publication of 'Tour Guiding: How to Start a Tour Guiding Business,' by Gerry Mitchell, an all-inclusive manual for tourism professionals and anyone who aspires to joint the wonderful world of travel tourism. The book will also be used as a companion volume in Mr. Mitchell's acclaimed workshop to be held November 6th - November 12th in Charleston, South Carolina.
iExplore Upgrades Website - Adds 'Find A Travel Buddy'
Fri, 29 Jul 2005, 13:58:00 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
CHICAGO, IL - July 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- iExplore announced today the launch of the newest version of its award-winning adventure travel website. Version 4.0 includes richer content and community sections. iExplore has been named the 'Best Adventure Travel Website' by Forbes Magazine for five years in a row.
Marbella Travel & Tours Announces Partnership with Webway Solutions, LLC
Wed, 27 Jul 2005, 17:39:00 EST Edited by Beverly West
MIAMI, Fla. and San Jose, COSTA RICA - July 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Marbella Travel and Tours, a complete Costa Rican travel provider based in Costa Rica, today announced that it will partner with Webway Solutions, LLC, positioning the new Marbella Travel and Tours to become the number one provider of Costa Rican travel packages in the world.
Thousands of Travelers Tell Zoom And Go.com the Best Hotels for Makin' Babies
Thu, 21 Jul 2005, 10:19:00 EST Edited by Carly Zander
TORONTO, Canada - July 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A luxurious resort in Bora Bora. An intimate plantation in Nevis. A deluxe hotel in Fiji. When it comes to procreating on vacation, thousands of consumers have cast their ballots for exotic faraway hideaways, in ZoomAndGo.com's 'Best Hotels for Makin' Babies' poll.
Calig Travel Joins with Altour
Wed, 13 Jul 2005, 15:38:00 EST Edited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - July 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Calig Travel, a $5 million cruise and leisure agency located in Woodland Hills, California has reached an agreement to join Altour as part of their new office expansion in the Encino/Sherman Oaks, California area which will open in October 2005.
iExplore Announces 2005 Top Ten World Travel Destinations
Wed, 22 Jun 2005, 11:59:00 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
CHICAGO, Ill. - June 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In a mid-year update, iExplore (www.iExplore.com) announces the list of 'Top Ten World Travel Destinations' in 2005 (to date) as determined by bookings of its adventure and experiential travelers between January 1, 2005 and May 31, 2005.
Madagascar Movie Stimulating Travel Demand to Country - iExplore Launches New Safari to Madagascar to Meet Needs
Mon, 06 Jun 2005, 13:44:00 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
CHICAGO, Ill. - June 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Raking in $101 million since its debut, the animated film 'Madagascar' is not only driving box office sales, it is stimulating new travel demand to Madagascar, the island nation located of the southeastern coast of Africa. This is based on actual sales trends seen by iExplore (www.iExplore.com), a leading seller of adventure and experiential travel, who specializes in African safaris.
Natchez Pilgrimage Tours Moves to New Location
Fri, 27 May 2005, 14:03:00 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
JACKSON, Miss. - May 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Natchez Pilgrimage Tours announces that as of June 1, 2005 it will be located at the Natchez Visitor Reception Center at 640 S. Canal Street, Natchez, Mississippi. The Natchez Visitor Reception Center is a state-of-the-art Visitor Center that attracts, educates and orients visitors to the city of Natchez and is conveniently located adjacent to the Historic District. The visitor will now have literally one-stop shopping to plan for all of their activities during their stay in Natchez.
Hawaii Family Vacations Cost 2.5% More In 2005 Than In 2004 According To The Annual Travel-Hawaii.com Hawaii Family Vacation Cost Index
Tue, 17 May 2005, 11:10:00 EST Edited by Carly Zander
HONOLULU, HI - May 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Just in time for the busy summer travel season, the results of the annual Travel-Hawaii.com Hawaii Family Vacation Cost Index are released. The Travel-Hawaii.com Hawaii Family Vacation Cost Index is projected to increase by nearly 2.5 percent in 2005.
Amadeus Launches Hotel Group Booking for Agents Powered by Group Travel Planet
Thu, 28 Apr 2005, 11:38:00 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
MIAMI, FL and PIGEON FORGE, TN - April 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Amadeus, travel industry technology provider and leading global distribution system (GDS), and Group Travel Planet, LLC (www.GroupTravelPlanet.com), pioneer of online group travel booking, today announced a new partnership that will bring Group Travel Planet's one-of-a-kind leisure hotel group booking capabilities and vast supplier inventory to the desktops of Amadeus agents in North America.
Participate in Expedition to Find Genghis Khan's Tomb - iExplore Named Exclusive Sales Agent for this First-of-its-Kind Tour
Thu, 21 Apr 2005, 11:47:00 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
CHICAGO, IL - April 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- For the first time ever, a select group of travelers can help archaeologists try to unearth one of the most elusive tombs in history: the tomb of Genghis Khan. In a new partnership announced between iExplore and Skybrite International, iExplore was named the exclusive sales agent for tours visiting the Genghis Khan Expedition dig site.
Improved Stability in the Middle East Stimulating Pent-Up Travel Demand to Region
Tue, 12 Apr 2005, 11:23:00 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
CHICAGO, IL -- (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- iExplore (www.iExplore.com) reports increased demand for travel to the Middle East in 2005, including increased sales in each of Egypt, Morocco, Syria, Lebanon, Israel and Jordan over this same period last year. Growing demand is attributed to decreasing hostilities in Iraq, Syria pulling its troops out of Lebanon and improving relations between Israel and Palestine.
Pioneer of Online Group Bookings, Group Travel Planet, Celebrates 5th Anniversary
Thu, 31 Mar 2005, 10:46:00 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
PIGEON FORGE, TN /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Group Travel Planet, LLC (www.GroupTravelPlanet.com), the company who pioneered online group travel booking, today announced the celebration of its 5-year anniversary and the company's key accomplishments of providing consumers, tour operators and thousands of group-friendly suppliers one-of-a-kind features that make it simple and convenient to book and manage group travel online.
Top Ten 'Once In A Lifetime' Trips - Baby Boomers Acquiring More Experiences, Less Assets, in 2005
Mon, 07 Mar 2005, 14:28:00 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
CHICAGO, IL /Send2Press Newswire/ -- iExplore (www.iExplore.com) announced today a list of Top Ten 'Once-in-a-Lifetime' Trips, as determined by unique travel inquiries at iExplore over the last year.
Camp USA of Orlando, Florida Brings High Quality, Privately Owned Motor Home Rentals and Service to Ft. Lauderdale
Wed, 16 Feb 2005, 11:39:00 EST Edited by Beverly West
ORLANDO, Fla. /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Camp USA Motor Home Rentals (www.campusarv.com), a Florida-based RV rental company specializing in high quality motor homes owned by private individuals, today announced the grand opening of a second location in Ft. Lauderdale at 2851 Hammondville Road, Pompano Beach, Florida.
Bus Tax Repealed in Time for the 73rd Annual Natchez Spring Pilgrimage
Mon, 14 Feb 2005, 16:12:00 EST Edited by Carly Zander
NATCHEZ, MS /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Natchez Pilgrimage Tours (www.natchezpilgrimage.com) announces that The $1 per passenger Bus Tax has been repealed by the City of Natchez just in time for this year's Spring Pilgrimage which occurs March 12 thru April 16. Since 1998 the City has required all incoming tour groups to pay $1 per passenger.
Revelex Signs Partnership Deal with GroupTravelPlanet.com
Thu, 03 Feb 2005, 11:59:00 EST Edited by Christopher Laird Simmons
BOCA RATON, Fla. /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Revelex (www.Revelex.com) and Group Travel Planet, LLC (www.GroupTravelPlanet.com) have entered into a business development partnership that will allow Revelex customers to book and manage their group hotel rooms of five rooms or more directly online, saving them valuable time and money.
GroupTravelPlanet.com Signs Partnership Deal with SideStep
Tue, 11 Jan 2005, 13:48:00 EST Edited by Christopher Laird Simmons
PIGEON FORGE, TN /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Group Travel Planet, LLC (www.grouptravelplanet.com) and SideStep (www.sidestep.com) have entered into a business development partnership that will allow SideStep customers to book and manage their group hotel rooms of five rooms or more directly online, saving them valuable time and money.
Top Ten World Travel Destinations in 2004
Mon, 10 Jan 2005, 12:47:00 EST Edited by Christopher Laird Simmons
CHICAGO, IL /Send2Press Newswire/ -- iExplore (www.iExplore.com) announced today the list of Top Ten World Travel Destinations as determined by the vacation purchases of its adventure and experiential travelers in 2004.
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