Author: Maralyn D. Hill

6 Alternatives to Avoid the Crowds in Ireland As told by destination experts, Wilderness Ireland Sligo, Ireland: From the iconic Cliffs of Moher to Dublin’s fascinating history, crowds can’t resist Ireland’s best-known destinations. But if dodging selfie sticks to get a stunning photo or waking up at the crack of dawn to enjoy the view crowd-free doesn’t sound like the ideal adventure, Wilderness Ireland offers alternatives to explore lesser known destinations that are equally breathtaking without the crowds. Forgo sitting in traffic to view the Ring of Kerry and instead cycle the more rugged and untouched Ring of Beara, or...

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Aloha Festivals Announces Event Schedule

CALENDAR ADVISORY April 5, 2018 CONTACT Lance Aquino, Stryker Weiner & Yokota, (808) 523-8802 lance@strykerweiner.com   Aloha Festivals Announces Event Schedule Four signature events mark the largest Hawaiian cultural celebration in the U.S.   Aloha Festivals, the largest Hawaiian cultural celebration in the United States, announces its 2018 event schedule. Throughout the month of September, visitors and residents will be treated to a spectacular celebration of the Hawaiian culture through four signature events: the Royal Court Investiture, Opening Ceremony, the 66th Annual Waikiki Hoolaulea, and the 72nd Annual Floral Parade. In partnership with Aloha Festivals, Pearlridge Center will also host the Pearlridge...

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Visit Phoenix April 2018 Tourism Update

The latest tourism updates from Visit Phoenix. City News  |  Resort News  |  Sports/Golf  |  Spa | Dining |  Arts, Culture & Entertainment CITY NEWS Travel enthusiasts rejoice! Add a new destination to your travel plans because American Airlines’ nonstop flight between Phoenix and Amarillo, Texas begins on April 3. Read more RESORT NEWS Spend some time exploring downtown while staying at the newly opened Hampton Inn and Suites Phoenix Downtown. The property is ideally located within walking distance to the ASU downtown campus, Phoenix Convention Center, CityScape, Talking Stick Resort Arena, Chase Field and more. Read more ARTS, CULTURE & ENTERTAINMENT Calling all fans of music, arts and entertainment — the Lost Lake Festival will return to Phoenix on Oct. 19 to 21. The three-day festival celebrates the Valley’s culture with an eclectic blend of music, locally-driven culinary treats, interactive games and inspiring art experiences. Read more DINING NEWS T. Cook’s at the Royal Palms is amping up its culinary offerings with a new seasonal dinner menu from Executive Chef Todd Allison, and a refined all-inclusive Sunday Market Brunch dining experience. Read more Visit Phoenix offers Customized Media Tours to aid qualified journalists. View complete list of upcoming group media tours. Submit a request for Individual Media Tour For more information on these events, story ideas or press tours please contact the Visit Phoenix Media Relations Department. Media Contacts: Doug MacKenzie | Director of Media Relations | dmackenzie@visitphoenix.com Trish Lanteigne | Media Relations...

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Celebrate International Hemp Day With Nubian Heritage

April 21st is International Hemp Day and while cannabis may or may not be your thing, why not indulge in Nubian Heritage’s line of Indian Hemp & Haitian Vetiver. As with all Nubian Heritage products, these products are cruelty-free, and do not contain parabens, sulfates, phthalates, paraffin, mineral oil, petroleum, DEA, synthetic fragrance or artificial coloring.  ...

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Frontiers Announces 5-Star Africa Train Tour

March 16, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:                                                     Frontiers Announces 5-Star Africa Tour on World’s Most Luxurious Train   Gibsonia, Pa. — Frontiers International Travel is thrilled to offer a 15-day train journey between Cape Town and Dar es Salaam (or vice versa) aboard “The Pride of Africa,” the most luxurious train in the world operated by Rovos Rail.  Guests will recapture the romance of a bygone era by stepping aboard the wood-paneled coaches and enjoying fine cuisine in 5-star luxury as they travel across five countries:  South Africa, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Zambia, and Tanzania. The Cape Town to Dar es Salaam trip is June 30-July 14, 2018 and Dar es Salaam to Cape Town is July 17-31, 2018. There are also departures in September and October. Deluxe Suites start at $16,500 USD per person based on double occupancy. For more info, contact Kathy Schulz of Frontiers International Travel at 800-245-1950 or 724-935-1577 or visit http://www.frontiersej.com. Hi-res photos (credit Rovos Rail) can be downloaded here. The full itinerary can be viewed here. The sojourn begins in Cape Town taking guests to the historic village of Matjiesfontein, the diamond town of Kimberley, and the capital city of Pretoria, followed by two nights in the Madikwe Game Reserve. Guests will continue through Botswana into Zimbabwe where they’ll overnight at the Victoria Falls Hotel. After crossing the mighty Zambezi River, the train joins the Tazara...

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