Author: Maralyn D. Hill

Carmel’s Cypress Inn Celebrates Puppy Love This February

VALENTINE’S MONTH   LOVE AT FIRST BITE – ROMANCE ROVER THIS FEBRUARY AS CYPRESS INN CELEBRATES VALENTINES MONTH WITH NEW PUPPY LOVE PACKAGE – Tricks for an Upgrade, Custom Collar Tag and Yappy Hour Credit Round out the Stay – CARMEL-BY-THE-SEA, CALIF. – 2014 – This February/2015 pet pampering hits a high note at Hollywood ingénue and animal advocate Doris Day’s legendary Cypress Inn.  Carmel’s iconic 1929 landmark will roll out the red carpet with a month-long Puppy Love package ripe for romancing Rover or kissing up to King.  Top treats for February include Tricks for an upgrade upon arrival (based on availability), complimentary Cypress Inn logoed collar tag and $20 credit toward Yappy Hour (martinis and muttinis) or Terry’s Lounge + Restaurant.    A deal any dog would lap up, the Puppy Love package is available February 1 – 28, 2015, starting at $199.00/double occupancy, including daily breakfast. PIONEER IN PET FRIENDLY Ahead of the curve, Cypress Inn was one of California’s first hotel properties to welcome pets in the mid-1980s and has since seen everything from parrots to pot bellied pigs check in for an adventure by the sea.  Standard operating procedure includes concierges carrying grain-free all-natural dog treats and all of the Inn’s 44 crisp, contemporary guestrooms appointed with dog bowls, plush dog beds and in-room fireplaces. Long known as one of the most pet friendly cities in the U.S., Carmel by the Sea offers a variety...

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Lexington Convention and Visitors Bureau changes name to VisitLEX

  For Immediate Release: December 3, 2013 Contact: Niki Heichelbech Lexington Convention and Visitors Bureau changes name to VisitLEX Popular Big Lex Logo to incorporate new name The Lexington Convention and Visitors Bureau is pleased to announce a new name, VisitLEX, and an updated logo, effective January 1, 2014.  The vision of VisitLEX remains the same: to serve as an invaluable resource to visitors, the community, and partners as one of the nation’s premier destination marketing and service organization. The new name and logo represent the history and tradition of Lexington and allows new opportunities to share the diversity,...

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Insight Vacations Launches New Exotics Collection

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 2013 FOR MORE INFORMATION Contact: Arnelle Kendall Telephone: (561) 330-0850 Email: Insight Vacations Launches New Exotics Collection ~ Luxury Tours to India, Bhutan, Nepal, Greece, Jordan, Israel, Turkey, Egypt and Morocco ~ Insight Vacations is proud to announce the release of its new Exotics Collection, featuring a range of exciting premium escorted journeys, a majestic new destination, and a variety of authentic Signature Hotels, Dining and Experiences. For the first time, the brochure includes an augmented reality feature that allows guests to enjoy India’s flavor using their smartphones and get a preliminary taste of what this incredible region has to offer.“We are thrilled with the success of our India program since launching in 2012, and we are delighted we can continue to introduce new product to this extraordinary region,” says Marc Kazlauskas, President of Insight Vacations. “Each itinerary featured in the Exotics Collection has been chosen to showcase these culturally and historically rich destinations, and when combined with Insight’s Signature inclusions, we guarantee our guests a truly unforgettable experience.”The Exotic Collection’s Signature Experiences include game safaris in search of the Royal Bengal Tiger, Bhutanese cooking classes, and a guided tour of Bhutan’s only commercial cheese factory. Guests stay at hand-selected Signature Hotels with highlights such as the Taj Lake Palace Hotel, Bangalore’s opulent Leela Palace, and the Divani Caravel hotel in Athens. Guests enjoy delectable Signature Dining experiences at every magnificent turn, including a cooking demonstration with a...

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Atalia Katz: Capturing the World’s Essense through her Lens

    Atalia Katz, freelance photographer based in both Tel Aviv and New York City, captures the essence of moments, individuals and events through her lens.                   . . . . . . . With a passionate love for humanity and unique perspective, Katz incorporates the elements and principles of an aesthetically pleasing composition, highlighting every detail of the moment she captures. Exhibited in New York, Scarsdale, Denver, Jerusalem, and Tel Aviv, Atalia Katz’ pieces reinvent the traditional photograph and truly bring the subjects to life.       . . . . . . . . .   Tying in composition, interesting hues and leading lines, Katz’ portfolio embraces the true artistic form of a photograph. Atalia Katz can be reached at For additional information, please visit For hi-res images, or to set up an interview with Atalia Katz, please contact         ATALIA KATZ – EMBRACING TRUE BEAUTY THROUGH HER LENS   PHOTOGRAPHY EMBODIES AESTHETICALLY PLEASING COMPOSITION & DETAIL FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Katherine Fleishman blink PR TEL: 954.457.5556 EMAIL: Introducing Atalia Katz, freelance photographer based in both Tel Aviv and New York City, who captures the alluring essence of moments, individuals, and events through her lens. With a passionate love for humanity and unique perspective, Katz incorporates the elements and principles of an aesthetically pleasing composition, highlighting every...

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Latest news and features about Traverse City

  Cross-Country Skiing above East Grand Traverse Bay What’s Up North… News and Information from Traverse City, Michigan  January-April 2014A free news tip service from Traverse City Tourism 1-800-TRAVERSE or www.TraverseCity.comTraverse City to Host State Tourism Conference in March Some 1,000 tourism representatives, economic development officials and other attendees will gather March 9-11 at the Grand Traverse Resort and Spa for the Pure Michigan Governor’s Conference on Tourism. The three-day conference will include a trade show, a reception featuring local dishes, craft beers and wines, a bus tour of the Traverse City Ale Trail and presentations by award-winning travel journalist Doug Lansky and Christopher Thompson, president and CEO of Brand USA, the organization that markets the United States as a global tourism destination. There are also breakout sessions on such topics as culinary and recreational trail tourism, the state of the meeting and event industry, use of web analytics, and international marketing. But the centerpiece of the conference is the annual report from Michigan State University on the state’s tourism performance during 2013 and its prospects in the coming year. Traverse City CVB is now “Traverse City Tourism” As Traverse City’s tourism economy continues to show strong growth, the Traverse City Convention & Visitors Bureau has changed its name to Traverse City Tourism – a recognition of its ongoing commitment to that industry and its role as a valuable economic, cultural, social and environmental...

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