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Travel and Tourism News – including vacations, travel trade, adventure travel, volunteer travel, and related travel industry news from the Send2Press Newswire service.


Holiday Travel Deals 2019-2020: Don’t Forget Travel Insurance

NEW YORK, N.Y., Nov. 4, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Black Friday, Cyber Monday and Travel Tuesday – November is full of travel deals for those looking to save money on their next vacation, according to TravelInsurance.com. Just don’t forget to purchase travel insurance to protect your investment, even if your travel dates are just around the corner.

Now That’s Just Grand: Introducing the Rail Baron Charter – Your Own Private Train

WILLIAMS, Ariz., Oct. 28, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Something special and truly unique just rolled onto the Grand Canyon Railway in Williams, Arizona: The Rail Baron Charter, a private train comprised of three ultra-luxurious 1940s and 1950s railcars.

Debuting this November: Christmas at Schnepf Farms

QUEEN CREEK, Ariz., Oct. 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The 250-acre Schnepf Farms, one of the Phoenix area’s favorite destinations, is turning into a winter wonderland this holiday season. Together with World of Illumination, the leader in Christmas entertainment with the world’s largest animated holiday light show, the Farm is unveiling Christmas at Schnepf Farms-a new kind of holiday magic for the entire family.

New York’s Daughter Seeks Community Support

NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — New York City native Faye has launched a Lifestyle and Travel vlog featuring NYC landmarks and cultural institutions from Lincoln Center to Highline Line Park. ‘Life of Faye Vlogs’ follows Faye as she builds her brand from New Face to Agency Represented Runway Model!

Whimstay Launches App Delivering Real Savings on Last-Minute Vacation Rentals

WALNUT CREEK, Calif., Oct. 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Whimstay, the leading marketplace dedicated to last minute vacation rental deals, today announced the launch of the Whimstay iOS iPhone and Android apps, which provides travelers with real savings on vacation rental properties when booking a stay during the next 10 nights.

Arizona Native Celebrates Three Decades of Promoting Shopping to Travelers Worldwide

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Oct. 17, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Arizona native and Scottsdale resident Kathy Anderson, President of Anderson Retail Tourism Marketing, is celebrating 30 years in a unique aspect of the travel and tourism industry – Shopping Tourism. Traditionally, one thinks of a travel and tourism businesses as being airlines, hotels, rental cars, attractions and of course, destination marketing organizations like convention and visitors bureaus (CVB’s).

Five Tips to Turn Tourists into Investors – Economic Development and Marketing Experts Develop ‘Investment Tourism’ Strategy

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Oct. 16, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — What if your city could implement a strategy that would transform tourists into long-term investors? That is the concept behind “Investment Tourism,” a comprehensive Economic Development and Marketing platform developed by the award-winning principals of RMA and CJF Marketing International.

Legacy Global Development in Talks with Major Hotel Brands to Operate Resort at Its Orchid Bay, Belize Property

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Oct. 10, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Legacy Global Development, the developer of the luxurious Orchid Bay, Belize community, today announced that they are talking with major hotel brands to be Orchid Bay’s new hotel operator.

Best U.S. Theme Parks Celebrated in Top Villas Awards

ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 9, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Top Villas, one of the world’s leading luxury villa rental specialists, has unveiled its ranking of the best theme parks to visit in the United States through the inaugural Theme Park Awards.

Aaron Ozee Lands Bestselling Children’s Book ‘Regulus’ on Galapagos Islands

CHICAGO, Ill., Oct. 7, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Aaron Ozee, author of notable children’s book, “Regulus” (ISBN: 978-1387010790), has partnered with adored intercontinental tourism network, Rainforest Cruises, bringing a printed copy of his enchanting publication along with them during their exploration of the Galapagos Islands.

Legacy Global Development Shares Insider Knowledge on Why Belize Tourism is Growing at Such a Rapid Rate

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Sept. 12, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Belize Tourism Board recently released its January – June 2019 Tourism Statistics which show remarkable growth. Legacy Global Development, the developer of the luxurious Orchid Bay community, offers insight on why Belize continues to rise and how it’s related to the country’s current real estate boom. Read about it in Legacy’s latest blog post titled, “Belize Tourism in 2019: The Numbers Are in For the First Half of the Year.”

Aaron Ozee Guides Bestselling Children’s Book ‘Regulus’ Across Mount Everest

CHICAGO, Ill., Sept. 9, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Aaron Ozee, bestselling author of notable children’s book, “Regulus” (ISBN: 978-1387010790), partnered with select tourist operations in Kathmandu, Nepal to bring a printed copy of his famed tale with them during their procession of Base Camp on Mount Everest.

Emily Silver’s ‘On the Mojave Road’ opens at the Desert Light Gallery – Sept. 6 to Dec. 31, 2019

KELSO, Calif., Aug. 29, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Desert Light Gallery, located at the Mojave National Preserve’s Kelso Depot Visitors Center presents “On the Mojave Road,” a solo exhibit of paintings in watercolor on paper by nationally celebrated painter and National Park Service Artist in Residence, Emily Silver. The Visitors Center is at 90942 Kelso Cima Rd, Kelso, CA 92309 and open to the public from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday – Monday.

Influencer Photographer Reveals Top 10 Spots for Instagram Photos in NYC

NEW YORK, N.Y., Aug. 21, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ever wondered who’s behind the camera when scrolling through influencers’ Instagram feeds? Victoria Brewood, owner of InfluencerPhotographer.com, makes a living taking photographs for influencers, bloggers and tourists who are in need of Insta-worthy photos in The Big Apple. Today she reveals her most popular locations for Instagram photos in New York City.

Legacy Global Development Engages Zurcher Arquitectos to Design New Beach Club at Orchid Bay, Belize

SAN DIEGO, Calif., July 26, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Legacy Global Development today announced it has retained Zurcher Arquitectos to design the Beach Club at its Orchid Bay, Belize property. Construction on the new Beach Club will commence in the near future and is being designed to meet luxury hotel standards.

Running of The Bulls Rescheduled Due to Hurricane Barry – 13th Rendition of San Fermin in Nueva Orleans Moves to Aug. 23-25

NEW ORLEANS, La., July 16, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Nola Bulls, LLC and its revelers GET LUCKY for the 13th edition of New Orleans’ favorite summer bash known as San Fermin in Nueva Orleans (SFNO) presented by The Advocate, a.k.a. The Running of the Bulls in New Orleans. A legendary local band reunites for a rare return to ROCK.

Travel Transparency Partners with Carnival Cruise Line to Expand Member Benefits

CARLSBAD, Calif., July 12, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Travel Transparency, a private wholesale travel platform, reports rapid growth. Regional offices have been added in Northern California and Arizona and staff has tripled over the past 12 months. In part, it attributes this swell to a recent partnership with Vacation Tour and Travel (VVT) and Carnival Cruise Lines.

Do I Need Travel Insurance for the 2019 Hurricane Season? TravelInsurance.com Provides Answers

NEW YORK, N.Y., July 11, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With Tropical Storm Barry expected to become the first named hurricane of 2019, thus begins the storm season that will likely impact hundreds of thousands of travelers, according to TravelInsurance.com. The question many travelers have is “Will my travel plans be affected, and if so, how can I make sure I don’t lose the hard-earned money I’ve invested in this vacation?”

The Prosecco Hills of Conegliano and Valdobbiadene in Italy proclaimed UNESCO World Heritage Site

SOLIGHETTO, Italy, July 9, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) Assembly has officially declared the Prosecco Hills of Conegliano and Valdobbiadene the 55th Italian “World Heritage Site.” Innocente Nardi, President of the Consortium for the Protection of Conegliano Valdobbiadene Prosecco DOCG, expressed, “Our profound satisfaction and immense joy at the declaration of the Prosecco Hills of Conegliano and Valdobbiadene as a World Heritage Site.”

Country Walkers Debuts New Travel Option, Destinations and 2020 Itineraries

WILLISTON, Vt., June 27, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With growing demand from travelers to discover and experience the best of the world on their own terms, Country Walkers, the leading provider of walking adventures, today announced the addition of a new travel option: Flex-Guided tours.

Legacy Global Development Shares Insider Knowledge on What to Expect If Moving to Belize

SAN DIEGO, Calif., June 25, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Legacy Global Development, the developer of the beautiful Orchid Bay, Belize community and recognized as an expert source for living in Belize, shares its wisdom in a blog post titled, “Before Moving to Belize, You Need to Read This.”

Running of The Bulls Gets Lucky for 13th Edition – San Fermin in Nueva Orleans runs July 12-14 2019

NEW ORLEANS, La., June 24, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Nola Bulls, LLC and its revelers GET LUCKY for the 13th edition of New Orleans’ favorite summer bash known as San Fermin in Nueva Orleans (SFNO) presented by The Advocate, aka The Running of the Bulls in New Orleans. A legendary local band reunites for a rare return to ROCK.

Legacy Global Development Shares Its Recommendations on the Top 10 Memorable Things to Do in Belize

SAN DIEGO, Calif., June 11, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Legacy Global Development, the developer of the luxurious Orchid Bay, Belize community and recognized as an expert source on Belize tourism, shares its Top 10 List of sites to see and things do while visiting Belize.

Cornerstone Ranch is Horse’n Around – with Ice Cream!

PRINCETON, Mass., June 5, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cornerstone Ranch, Princeton, MA with land in Rutland, celebrates summer serving up delicious local, premium ice cream, pony rides, horse drawn rides, farm tours, and trail rides. New expansion features ice cream flavors named after horses!

Hurricane Season 2019 Kicks Off Earlier Than Expected: 5 Tips for Finding the Right Travel Insurance Plan

NEW YORK, N.Y., May 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Atlantic Hurricane Season got off to an early start this year, with Subtropical Storm Andrea forming on May 20, 2019, marking the record fifth year in a row that the hurricane season arrived early. This, along with experts predicting an above average hurricane season, means that travelers could be facing an uphill battle, according to TravelInsurance.com, a leading online comparison site.

RMA and CJF Marketing International Introduce ‘Investment Tourism’ Platform

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., May 8, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — To celebrate Travel & Tourism Week and Economic Development Week coinciding in 2019, the principals of RMA and CJF Marketing International are introducing their new platform, “Investment Tourism.”

Travel Insurance 101: Choosing the Best Travel Insurance for Your 2019 Summer Travel

NEW YORK, N.Y., May 1, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Between snowstorms and holiday travel, the winter months may seem the most logical time to buy travel insurance, however according to TravelInsurance.com, spring and summer present just as many potential travel issues that travel insurance can help address. In fact, more than half of all flight delays each year happen in the summer.

Cornerstone Ranch Expansion Preserves Land and More than Doubles Space

PRINCETON, Mass., April 10, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cornerstone Ranch started out 18 years ago with 24 acres in Princeton. A recent land acquisition of 31 acres in Rutland more than doubles the size of this woman-owned and operated business.

Celebrity Travel Mishaps: Even Music and Movie Stars Can Benefit from Travel Insurance

NEW YORK, N.Y., Feb. 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Scrolling through the Instagram feeds of famous celebrities might lead to the belief that stars never experience the same travel mishaps that ordinary travelers do. According to Travelinsurance.com, we have more in common with famous jet-setters than we realize, in that celebrities face the same travel troubles that can derail anyone’s vacation.

Bon Voyage! 5 Tips for Cruisers Purchasing Vacation Travel Insurance in 2019

NEW YORK, N.Y., Jan. 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Wave Season, the time of year when the majority of cruise vacations are booked, is upon us and with it the need for cruisers to consider travel insurance, according to TravelInsurance.com. While most cruises go off without a hitch, Mother Nature can throw a variety of unexpected hiccups into a cruise vacation. This can include hurricanes or other storms, missing the ship due to travel mishaps either at home or at your destination city, or succumbing to an illness or injury on board.

2019 Predictions: Key Travel Trends That Will Drive Growth of the Travel Insurance Market

NEW YORK, N.Y., Dec. 19, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With almost all travel insurance providers reporting strong growth in 2018, TravelInsurance.com expects this momentum to continue into 2019, and has identified five key drivers. In recent years travel for many has become less about simply taking a break and more about connecting with loved ones, immersing ourselves into what we are passionate about and exploring places that surprise, delight and challenge our views of the world.

Unique Smartphone Gift under $20 with a 5 Star Review from Santa

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Dec. 11, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — If Santa Claus was an influencer he’d stick Selfie Stick-It to his gift giving list. Everyone knows how difficult it is to capture group photos without leaving someone out of the shot. While different products have been engineered to solve this problem the smallest and most universal is the one from Fromm Works Inc. (VIDEO)

Magnifi Group, Inc. Joins WYSE Travel Confederation

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Nov. 20, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Magnifi Group, a leading provider of educational technology solutions, has joined membership of the WYSE Travel Confederation. WYSE Travel Confederation is a world-renowned not-for-profit organization serving the youth, student, and education travel industry. WYSE membership enables Magnifi to serve the Student and Youth Travel Industry with its state-of-the-art eLearning platform, Learn-WiseGo.

New Survey Finds More Than 75-percent of Travelers Experience Travel Mishaps, Yet Few Protect Themselves with Travel Insurance

NEW YORK, N.Y., Nov. 14, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A new survey conducted by travel insurance comparison site TravelInsurance.com found that even though travelers are concerned with travel disruptions and many have experienced mishaps while on vacation, fewer than half of those surveyed have purchased travel insurance. Of those who didn’t purchase travel insurance, only a third even considered it.

Vertical3 Media Launches Vertical3 Travel, a boutique agency dedicated to boost growth of the Miami Hospitality and Travel Business

MIAMI, Fla., Oct. 18, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Vertical3 Media, the Miami-based digital advertising and marketing agency, announced today that it is launching a new division, Vertical3 Travel, to boost the already booming hospitality and travel sector in Miami.

Holiday Travel 2018: Don’t Forget Travel Insurance When Booking Your Holiday Vacation This Year

NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 15, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For the best prices and travel options, October is an ideal time to book your holiday travel, whether it’s a family gathering for Thanksgiving or a ski trip around Christmas break, according to TravelInsurance.com. It’s a great time to take advantage of deals, which become harder to come by closer to the intended travel date.

The Hyde Park Homes Tour for 2018 Showcases Century-Old Homes this October

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Sept. 17, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Eight historic homes, including three by noted architect John W. McKecknie, will open their doors for tours during the biennial Hyde Park Historic Homes Tour. The Tour hosted by The Hyde Park Neighborhood Association (HPNA) will be held Saturday, October 6 from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m., and a Candlelight Tour of a Chicago-style influenced Italian Renaissance home on historic Janssen Place will be held on Friday, October 5 from 6 p.m. until 10 p.m.

As Hurricane Florence Nears the US, Here’s What to Know About Travel Insurance Coverage

NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 6, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As one of the first major storms of the year looms over the East Coast, many travelers may be caught off guard if their vacations are impacted, according to TravelInsurance.com. But for those who purchased travel insurance already, many of their trip costs could be covered for travel interruptions or cancellations if directly impacted by Hurricane Florence.

Americans’ Labor Day Plans Include Long Trips to Canada, Europe and Across the US, According to Travel Insurance Comparison Site TravelInsurance.com

NEW YORK, N.Y., July 26, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Labor Day for many marks the end of summer, and according to sales data from TravelInsurance.com, a top travel insurance comparison site, American travelers are planning to spend those last vacation days on long trips across the U.S. and Canada and in the U.K., Ireland and Italy.

Running of The Bulls In New Orleans 2018 Whups Butts for Its 12th Year

NEW ORLEANS, La., July 2, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Nola Bulls, LLC steps up to the big leagues for the 12th edition of the ever-growing San Fermin in Nueva Orleans (SFNO) presented by The Advocate, a.k.a. The Running of the Bulls in New Orleans. Los Pastores of Nola Bulls took a step forward booking The Crystal Method, so 2018 promises to be an amazing year of music, food, drinks and what lovers of New Orleans like to do: Laissez les bons temps rouler.