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Thursday, November 29, 2012

Short Clips of Various Lighthouses Along the Coast of Maine

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JetBlue Airways Begins Daily Flight Service Between Rhode Island and Florida

Today, JetBlue Airways begins daily nonstop flights from Rhode Island to Orlando and Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. The discount carrier has established two nonstop flights between Orlando (MCO) and T.F. Green Airport (PVD), and one nonstop flight from Fort Lauderdale (FLL) and T.F. Green.

Located 12 miles from Providence and 30 miles from Newport along Interstate 95, T.F. Green Airport is easily accessible to Boston, Cape Cod and Southeastern New England.

“We’re thrilled that JetBlue has launched its service here in Rhode Island, and we know Floridians will enjoy everything our state has to offer, including our 400 miles of coastline and abundance of historic landmarks,” said Mark Brodeur, Director of Rhode Island Tourism for the Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation.

Passengers flying into T.F. Green Airport in Rhode Island can easily connect to a rental car facility, train station, bus service and parking through a new $267 million InterLink, a 1,200-foot elevated, enclosed skywalk with moving sidewalks. The airport is the center of the new 95-acre Warwick Station Development District, which offers up to 1.5 million square feet of office, hotel, residential and retail development opportunities.

T.F. Green Airport has been named one of the "Top Five Alternative Airports" in the country by Forbes magazine and received a Reader's Choice recommendation from Condé Nast Traveler.

JetBlue Airways Flight Schedules - Between Providence, RI and Fort Lauderdale, FL:

From Providence (PVD) to Fort Lauderdale (FLL):
Flight 1097
Leaves PVD at 4:30 p.m. and arrives at FLL at 7:44 p.m.

From Fort Lauderdale (FLL) to Providence (PVD):
Flight 1096
Leaves FLL at 12:45 p.m. and arrives at PVD at 3:40 p.m.

JetBlue Airways Flight Schedules - Between Providence, RI and Orlando, FL

From Providence (PVD) to Orlando (MCO):
Flight 475
Leaves PVD at 8 a.m. and arrives at MCO at 11:03 a.m.
Flight 1075
Leaves PVD at 3:15 p.m. and arrives at MCO at 6:17 p.m.

From Orlando (MCO) to Providence (PVD):
Flight 1076
Leaves MCO at 11:55 a.m. and arrives at PVD at 2:33 p.m.
Flight 476
Leaves MCO at 5:40 p.m. and arrives at PVD at 8:18 p.m.

For more information, visit www.jetblue.com


Monday, November 19, 2012

New England Boating Magazine to Launch in February of 2013

Lighthouse Publications and Lighthouse Media Solutions announce the launch of New England Boating Magazine, a new annual, high-end, 4-color, glossy magazine focused on the New England boating lifestyle and culture. Publication of the premier issue is scheduled for early-February 2013.

New England Boating focuses primarily on the region’s many beautiful, interesting and exciting places to visit by water. Each article features an overview of a particular port, as well as important information boaters need to know about the area, including marina listings, anchorages, launch ramp locations, harbormaster contacts and where to find fuel and service. Also included are suggestions on local dining, accommodations, shopping, fishing and other fun, interesting things to do and see in port. Readers seeking additional information on a particular destination can do so via QR codes linking them to BoatingLocal.com, a content-rich online source of boating news, videos, cruising and fishing information focused on New England.

“Our goal is to bring each boating destination to life through intriguing, well-crafted articles and stunning photography that make the reader want to jump in his or her boat and visit these places,” says New England Boating Editor Tom Richardson, a former editor at Offshore and Salt Water Sportsman magazines and publisher of BoatingLocal.com. “The region’s boaters want a magazine that celebrates and understands the unique culture of boating in New England, and we aim to deliver.”

“We are thrilled about this new launch, which will become a significant part of our stable of high-end, quality magazines focused on important niches within the New England community,” said Lighthouse President and CEO Rusty Piersons. “From Southern New England Weddings, Living, and Southern New England Home to Home Remodeling and Golf & Leisure Cape Cod, our magazines celebrate lifestyle and leisure activities, and a way of living here in New England. Aside from our expertise in producing quality consumer publications, we can also deliver to advertisers multi-media capabilities within each niche, including TV and video production, website development, email and social media marketing, web marketing and market expertise to companies and organizations that wish to exceed in these specific arenas.”

New England Boating will be distributed to a select audience of 35,000 readers via newsstand, boat shows, advertiser locations and direct mail to include advertisers’ clients and potential clients.

For additional info, visit: http://www.MYNEBoating.com.


Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Announcing the Kid-Kation Drawing Contest at Four Seasons Hotel Boston

All kids are stars at Four Seasons Hotel Boston. But now one child has the chance to be the Hotel's very own Pablo Picasso.

Kids near and far are encouraged to submit color drawings to become the newest covers of the Hotel's Children’s Activity Books, which are gifted to all children staying at Four Seasons Hotel Boston on the popular Kid-Kation package. 

The winning drawing (as determined by Four Seasons Hotel Boston Ice Cream Man) will become the Book's front cover while the runner up will become the Book's back cover. 

The Activity Book will spotlight the two artists' names, and as an added gesture of thanks, the winning artists will also receive a monogrammed children’s-sized Four Seasons bathrobes and slippers.

For complete Kid-Kation Drawing Contest entry rules and details, visit the Notes section of the Hotel’s Facebook fan page. Drawings must be submitted by email or mail from November 30 through December 24, 2012.

The Kid-Kation package is filled with lots of fun and tasty reasons why it’s great to be a kid at Four Seasons Hotel Boston. And now with the Kid-Kation Drawing Contest, it’s fun to be a Four Seasons Hotel Boston artist too.


Friday, November 9, 2012

Travel Digest: Picks for Friday 11-9-2012

Start your engines for the 2012 Bahamas Speed Week Revival, Nov. 24-Dec. 2. The legendary Nassau Speed Week took place from 1954 to 1966, and featured many of the great racing drivers of the generation. [Event Info]

Heading to the British Virgin Islands? The first ever BVI Restaurant Week is Nov. 16-24, 2012. The kickoff event is today Nov. 9. [Event Info]

Zagat's Boston Burger Guide: The Best Burgers in 8 Neighborhoods

Cape Cod Estate "Idlewild" Set for Auction by Sheldon Good & Company on 11/28/12 [Luxury Homes TV

The Museum of Newport History's exhibit "Diversions and Entertainments in 19th Century Newport, Rhode Island" is open through January 31, 2013. [Info]

Bermuda Sports - Cricket, Golf, Sailing, Fishing [Video]

New Hampshire Ski Areas Celebrate Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month This January  [AlpineZone.com]


Thursday, November 8, 2012

Family Travel Magazine Releases Guide to the Best Family Ski Resorts in the US

Just prior to the start of the 2012-2013 winter ski season, Family Travel Magazine has released the online magazine's top picks for the best family ski resorts throughout the US.

Family Travel Magazine, which offers family travel reviews, based their best family ski resort choices on a variety of factors, including fun features for families, size of the resort, location, and availability of press materials. The guide includes resorts across the United States including Bretton Woods in New Hampshire, Gore Mountain in New York, Snowmass in Aspen, and Big Sky Resort in Montana.

The Family Travel Magazine ski guide will be available online through the end of the ski season in 2013. You can find it online at www.familytravelmagazine.com/best-family-ski-resorts.


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