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Social Networking Travel Applications Encourage Travel

July 30, 2009 View Comments

Social networking and social media Web sites can give CVBs and tourism bureaus an opportunity to take advantage of marketing their destinations to the entire world. A simple keyword search of “travel” in Facebook search yields quite a few applications. Here is a brief description of the top five applications, organized by number of users.

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Vineyards of the Outer Banks

July 16, 2009 View Comments

After months of saving, planning, and packing, you’re finally ready to embark on your vacation to North Carolina’s beautiful Outer Banks. You have the itinerary memorized – days and day of play on the beach, with maybe an excursion to the Currituck Beach lighthouse or the Wright Brothers memorial in Kitty Hawk. The trip promises [...]

Quick Day Trips from Jacksonville, Florida

July 15, 2009 View Comments

Having lived in Jacksonville most of my life, I can remember a time when the speed limits on the roads were not as high as they are now. It seemed it always took forever to get somewhere when on vacation, even via the interstate. Fortunately, the turn of the century brings more technology to the road trip, and anybody in the Jacksonville area looking for a quick getaway will be happy to know that the city is not so large that you can’t go anywhere for a day.