Tag Archives: tourism

A Sweet Spin on Moonshine for Bloomery Distillery

Released on: July 03, 2015, 2:08 pm (EDT)
Author: Merilee Kern
Industry: Travel, Food & Beverage

Charles Town, West Virgina, July 03, 2015 — /EPR NETWORK/ — FlipKey.com, the vacation rental company of leading travel site TripAdvisor has published its list of the 50 most loved and most talked about food and drink tours in almost every state across the U.S. And in West Virginia, the winner is Bloomery Plantation Distillery.

Capitalizing on the craving for locally sustainable craft distilleries and the nostalgia for moonshine, Bloomery’s SweetShine line of naturally flavored liqueurs are handcrafted from farm-fresh roots, fruits, and nuts.

The freshness of the line’s ingredients cannot be questioned, with all agricultural ingredients grown at the distillery’s own farm, local neighboring farms or other small American farms.


Spain Visual Includes A New Destination To Its Tourism Portal – La Rioja

Released on: March 07, 2012, 7:20 am
Author: Spain Visual
Industry: Travel

Spain Visual (www.spain-visual.com) new tourism portal in Spain presents its latest update includes a new destination La Rioja, the region known for its wines and for being a gastronomic destination of first line, added content can discover its important monuments and landscape values.


Spain Visual Increasing Their Content Up To 600 Video Clips That Can Offer More Complete Image Of Spain As A Tourist Destination

Released on: December 15, 2011, 10:56 am
Author: Arian Pombo, Product Manager Spain Visual
Industry: Travel

Spain Visual with this latest extension allows you to visit 33 tourist destinations in a single platform that represents 85% of tourism supply in Spain.

They improve the content under “Featured and offers” both raising awareness of little-known corners with charm and original hotels as a section that presents the best deals for travel and accommodation offered by wholesalers.


Spain Visual Updates Its Tourism Portal By Spain, And Presents The New And Improved Version Of Its Platform

Released on: November 15, 2011, 3:54 am
Author: Arian Pombo
Industry: Travel

They have added three new destinations to the site, Aragon, Extremadura and Val d’Aran in which the site presents 85% of tourism in Spain.

So the destinations in www.spainvisual.com currently operating are:

Costa Brava. Costa del Maresme, Barcelona, Costa Dorada, Sitges, Castellón, Valencia, Alicante / Costa Blanca, Murcia, Almeria, Malaga / Costa del Sol. Granada, Seville, Cadiz, Huelva, Pyrenees, Navarre, Aragon, Asturias, Castilla La Mancha, Madrid, Mallorca, Menorca, Ibiza, Formentera, Tenerife, Gran Canaria, Lanzarote, Fuerteventura, La Palma, La Gomera, El Hierro


Spain Visual Launches New Version Of Its Tourism Website And The New Advertising Campaign…

DO YOU KNOW SPAIN ? A video tour by the best tourist destinations in Spain

Released on: October 03, 2011, 5:19 pm
Author: Spain Visual
Industry: TravelInternet & Online

www.spainvisual.com launches new version of its portal with major graphical enhancements, content and navigability.

“Spain Visual”, tourism portal located in Barcelona, has incorporated into this new version links to blogs and social networks and Web 2.0 start. It also has added a new destination Asturias, being under preparation on Galicia and Castilla Leon.


Make The Most Of Leeds In Big Easy Style At The New Ellington Hotel

Released on: June 03, 2011, 3:29 am
Author: Bespoke Hotels
Industry: Travel

The New Ellington Hotel in Leeds is the ideal place to enjoy a contemporary city buzz with a hint of classic nostalgia, whether you’re staying in one of its 35 stylish bedrooms, or just dropping in for a speciality gin cocktail.

In true Bespoke style, this boutique hotel has a strikingly individual character, capturing the funky art deco flair of New Orleans.


Light Up the Famous Murals!

The Bogside Artists’ Call For The Murals To Be Illuminated

Released on: October 22, 2010, 6:22 am
Author: Trevor Phillips
Industry: Entertainment

The Bogside Artists of Derry call on the government to fufill their pledge of seven years ago to light up their murals in the Bogside.

The Bogside Artists have launched an appeal on Google to have their murals lit up. Said Tom Kelly: “What a magnificent sight they would make if they were lit up, especially from the Derry walls overlooking the Bogside. Can you imagine how wonderful that would be? But as the control freaks who represent our community are hell-bent on dumbing down the Bogside and our history, which we have graphically depicted in The People’s Gallery we feel they need a kick to get them started. Seven years ago they publicly stated that money had been allocated for putting lights on the murals. We have waited long enough. It may suit the gamesmanship of political appeasement to see that our history is swept under the carpet and us with it but it does nothing for the locals or the myriad tourists who flock to the Bogside each year to see the muralS. Millions have been poured into marketing the “walled city” nonsense as if Derry, in the rain swept North of Ireland, was the only city in Europe to have medieval walls and all you have to do is sell this idiocy and they will come in their droves over hill and dale from all over the world to see the stone walls. Are these people for real or are they onto a good thing at the taxpayers’ expense? The guys who control tourism in the North of Ireland know full well why people come to Derry. They reserve the Bogside as a sort of peep show instead of what it actually is … one of the most unique art experiences in Europe and has been named as such in many books. They must think they are very clever indeed to have dumbed down the Bogside while milking it of every penny they can get.


Distance Calculator Tracking 100 Million Routes And Locations

Released on: September 24, 2010, 5:25 am
Author: Distance Calculator
Industry: Travel

Distance Calculator a free travel service for users looking to find the distance from one place to another, today announced an upgrade to its systems means that its now serving potentially 100 million routes across Europe, USA and the World

Rob Watts, CEO said “Through serving greater numbers of destinations, we can give people increased options and choice. We are looking to enhance existing relationships and offer users tools and products relevant to their locations. Books through Lonely Planet or Train Tickets for European travellers are a natural fit in our inventory” he said

With travel becoming increasingly more accessible through the boom in low cost travel options, people are increasingly on the look out for tools that simply the planning process. Distance calculator whilst a relatively new player in the space, is making great inroads in the space. London distances alone had over 43,000 travel route enquires in 2010 closely followed by Paris with over 20,000 demonstrating that there is a wave of interest and activity within a variety of travel spaces


Travel Magazine Launches Its “Next Generation” 2010 Virginia Travel Guide

Released on: February 01, 2010, 11:03 am
Author: Darlene Perrone
Industry: Travel

Travel Virginia Magazine, a travel publication focusing on travel in Virginia and the Mid-Atlantic Region, has published its much anticipated online 2010 Virginia Travel Guide.

In keeping with the newest online media trends, the 2010 Virginia Travel Guide was specifically designed as a readily available online resource, with loads of travel information easily accessed from a computer or electronic device.

The Virginia Travel Guide contains “Directories” with listings for Virginia Convention & Visitor Services, Museums, Golf Courses, Wineries, B&B’s, Amusement Parks, National Parks, State Parks, and more. In addition, there are a variety of travel-related articles, each with beautiful photography, targeting current interests among travel-consumers.

Another convenience-feature of the publication is the “Live Links” to additional Web content right from the magazine. The “Live Links” also provide an opportunity for advertisers to share more about their products and services for consumers.


British Airways Increases Flights To Grenada

Released on: November 24, 2009, 12:00 pm
Author: British Airways
Industry: Travel

British Airways has doubled the frequency of its flights to Grenada from one to two services a week with the launch of the new summer schedule on March 28, 2010. The airline currently operates a twice weekly service during its winter schedule but just one weekly flight during the lower season summer months. The new additional flights offer customers further flexibility and choice throughout the whole year.

Grenada holidays have become immensely popular again with many of the hotels newly refurbished following the island’s devastation by hurricane Ivan in 2004. Stunning beaches, rolling mountains, covered with fragrant spice trees and rare tropical flowers give Grenada its name – Spice Isle. ‘Spice up your life’ is also the motto of this gem of a
Caribbean island, pulling in visitors from all over the world.

The twice weekly Grenada flights will be operated by Boeing 777 aircraft with a three-class configuration: World Traveller, World Traveller Plus and Club World. Flights operate via Antigua during the winter schedule, departing London Gatwick Tuesdays and Fridays and via Barbados during the new summer schedule, departing Tuesdays and Sundays.

In combination with the flights, British Airways has a wide range of hotels in Grenadaavailable, offering room only, to all-inclusive, rates, providing the flexibility valued by families and couples alike, whether they are looking for fun beach holidays or romantic breaks in the Caribbean.