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Western River Expeditions Launches Enhanced Website Featuring 360-Degree Photography & Virtual Reality Video

April 4, 2016
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Compelling visitors to stick around, be awed by content and inspired to act is the raison d’etre of any travel website.  That’s why veteran whitewater rafting outfitter Western River Expeditions recently engaged the expertise of Resmark Interactive, to create a new, mobile and tablet-integrated website with 360 degree imagery and VR video capabilities that went live this week at www.westernriver.com. “Our goal with Western River Expeditions was to provide a rich environment for visitors to plan their next adventure,” says Chad…

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Grand County Tourism Board Announces Seasonal Discounts on Dude Ranch Vacations

March 29, 2016
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Western-style all-inclusive discounted vacations caught our eye  Grand County, Colorado has announced special rates for families and couples at each of its four world-class dude ranches this summer. Located just 90 minutes west of Denver, these all-inclusive vacation spots are ideal for week-long getaways where fun is served up for the whole family, alongside Old West hospitality and the rustic beauty of the Colorado Rockies. Visit each ranch’s website below for a full list of activities and more information on…

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Tips on Traveling Solo to Cuba Now from House of Travel

March 23, 2016
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Let’s Prepare! We expect more members than ever will be visiting Cuba this year. With the recent news of the Obama administration easing restrictions on US travel to Cuba and with major U.S. hotel brands entering the Cuba market, interest in this island nation has reached a fever pitch. The new rules permit Americans to take “people-to-people” educational trips, allowing individual travel as opposed to the obligatory group tours, affording a more authentic connection with local culture. The experts at House…

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Italy’s Palazzo Di Varignana Spring Package Highlights Easter & Emilian-Romagna Region

March 21, 2016
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As Spring begins, “Longing for Spring” package catches our eye  A quintessential 18th-century Tuscan country residence elegantly set in 75 acres of parkland overlooking the hills of Varignana with spectacular views of the infinite horizon, Palazzo di Varignana Resort & Spa features 90 spacious rooms with every modern amenity enhanced with private balconies and patios. A stunning mix of old world charm and modern amenities, the hotel invites guests to experience spring renewal in the emerging Emilian-Romagna countryside and enjoy the resort’s many offerings from a new…

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When is a Travel Management Company (TMC) not a TMC?

March 10, 2016
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Courtesy of Kemi Wells, Director of Corporate & Leisure Sales at North South Travel TMC stands for “Travel Management Company.” These are agencies that specialize in managing the corporate travel and logistics for companies. While some TMCs are large multi-nationals (eg. Carlson Wagonlit), others are moderate-sized single office travel agencies like ours. Large or small, what they have in common is a commitment to price transparency and to outstanding service levels. A TMC will police corporate travel policy, negotiate special rates…

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Le Germain Hotels partner with Lexus for new courtesy car service

March 3, 2016
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Le Germain Hotels put guests in the driver’s seat of a luxury Lexus   Media Kitty member Le Germain Hotels is now offering guests the opportunity to get behind the wheel of a luxurious Lexus vehicle, or be driven around in one by the hotel’s chauffeur, free of charge! Guests staying at Quebec City, Montreal and Calgary properties will be able to use this service to get from A to B, whether for business appointments, running errands or even to discover the…

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Tourism Vancouver Unveils New Website

February 26, 2016
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New year, fresh start: Tourism Vancouver has debuted a new and enhanced, mobile-friendly site. The new visually appealing website makes it easier than ever for visitors, meeting professionals and tour operators to plan a trip to, or within, the city.  The new site features bold, freshly captured visuals to pique interest and inspire travel to the destination; constantly updated content pulled from Tourism Vancouver’s social media feeds; new tools for meeting planners; and a diverse collection of planning tools ranging from…

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Austin Adventures New Online Travel Planning Resource

February 17, 2016
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Austin Adventures newly enhanced website is an essential stop for planning an adventure vacation. Whether the ultimate decision is to travel with Austin Adventures or not, chances are after visiting this company’s website they will be a friend for life for making so many planning tools available in one place. Their on-line travel planning resources is now one of the best and most comprehensive go-to pages on the web. Starting with the premise that people coming to Austin Adventures are anticipating an active…

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Discover Yatra: Speakers built for Travel & Adventure

February 12, 2016
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Life is one big adventure, and with Yatra it’s easy to hit the road with a soundtrack at the ready. Yatra is an ancient word for Journey, Passage, and Voyage, and it is the hope of tech company Yatra that their products inspire and enhance their users’ own Yatras. They’ve created a series of portable listening devices outfitted with cutting edge technology and a bold design style. From mountains and deserts to poolsides and parks, it’s easy, convenient and fun to turn…

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