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NY Hotel Offers Babymoon Package for Expecting Moms

Apr 27, 2014
The W Hotels of New York have teamed up with pregnancy expert Julia Beck to offer expecting moms the ultimate Babymoon package. Available through October 31

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Tips for keeping your family and pets tick free this summer

The summer months mean tick-season and 2013 is expected to bring high risks for Lyme Disease transmission. Here are some ways to keep yourself and your loved ones protected, no matter the adventures you embark on: more
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Deeply discounted passes available to families in many cities

Smart Destinations provides deeply-discounted attraction passes in 9 cities in the U.S., including Orlando, Boston, Miami, Chicago, NYC, San Francisco, Los Angeles, San Diego and Oahu. The best part... in addition to saving money, pass holders can also SKIP THE LINES! more
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Toyota and Audobon team up to encourage family photo sharing on the road

If you’ve always wanted to share the hidden gems in nature you’ve discovered, Toyota and the National Audubon Society are asking Americans to Exit The Highway and pledge to drive a scenic route, then share the photos, stories and nature destinations with others. more
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Two new Joe deVivre Hotels in Hawaii await family vacationers

If you’re planning a trip to Hawaii, Joe de Vivre Hotels has launched two new properties, where guests can enjoy sun, sand and Polynesian culture on O’Ahu’s south shore. The Art-Deco inspired, Coconut Waikiki Hotel, is especially family-friendly more
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Scottsdale Princess celebrates 25th anniversary with special rates

Fairmont Scottsdale Princess, the AAA Five Diamond Arizona resort, is inviting guests to help celebrate its 25th Anniversary by enjoying a new 240-foot zip line, five pools and 200-foot water slides, recreational activities, award-winning spa, not to mention room rates starting at $125 per night through Labor Day (savings up to 45 percent!) more
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Special offer to visitors headed for The Gathering in Ireland

Brendan Vacations and Aer Lingus, Ireland's official air carrier, have partnered to offer a limited-time air special to get visitors to the Emerald Isle before the year-long festivities of The Gathering are over. The Gathering 2013 is a national celebration of Irish culture, history and genealogy more
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New outdoor adventure package for visitors to The Chattanoogan Hotel

The Chattanoogan Hotel, Tennessee’s only AAA Four Diamond full-service hotel, has launched a new outdoor adventure package. A great getaway for families and couples who love the outdoors, the Weekend Water Adventure Package includes a two-hour guided kayaking tour of downtown Chattanooga on the Tennessee River. more
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10 Tips on traveling with conservation in mind

The editors of the global travel website, virtualtourist.com, along with the World Wildlife Fund have put together 10 tips on how to travel with conservation in mind, helping you live sustainably, even when outside of the home. more
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Loews encouraging social summer by offering 30% off

Loews Hotels & Resorts is encouraging people everywhere to get social this summer by offering guests 30% savings on each room when booking three rooms or more at any hotel property. more
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KOA in Upstate NY offers Astronomy Cabin for kids

Kampgrounds of America (KOA), the largest system of public campgrounds in North America (485 locations!), has an exciting new feature at its Herkimer Diamond campsite in Herkimer, New York. The newly opened, first-ever Astronomy Deluxe Cabin makes a great setting for young imaginations to run wild and to experience summertime family bonding. more
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