Travel and Tourism News - Page 7

Page 7 of Travel and Tourism News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



Korean Air gives Outstanding Sales Agency Award to CheapOair

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.

Allstar Coaches Cuts Rates for Florida RV Rentals

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.

ABC’s Bachelor Jake Pavelka Takes Florida RV Rental Firm for a Ride

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.

RV Rental Company Hits the Road with ABC’s ‘The Bachelor’

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.

Ely Winter Festival Held February 4-14, 2010 in Ely, Minnesota

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.

Machaca Hill Lodge Now Brings Guests PURE H2O

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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’

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.

Ely, Minnesota Celebrates 15th Annual Winter Festival Feb 6-16, 2009

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

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

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.

Liberty Travel Selects Perillo Tours as Preferred Tour Partner

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.

CheapOair is a Hitwise Award Winner 10 Times Consecutively

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.