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GREAT GETAWAY ALERT! Quick Local Getaways within 500 miles!   New Year! New Adventures! Dear EscapeMakers — Winter is a wonderful time for exploring world-class art, making something with your own hands, sipping award-winning wines and brews, savoring great foods, finding that perfect gift, or just letting go and catching your breath. No lines. No crowds. And so many reasons to smile! Visit Corning and the Southern Finger Lakes! Experience the Best of Both Worlds

By Amy Cariol Featured on Halogen TV Being eco-friendly is relatively easy at home, but when we travel, maintaining these practices becomes a bit trickier. Caylin Sanders, founder of EscapeMaker.com, offers her green travel expertise with eight easy ways to keep environmentally sound practices in tact, no matter where your trips may take you. 1.Take advantage of lodgings that offer bike rentals or will pick you up from the local train or bus station if

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – NEW YORK , NY — April 19, 2010 EscapeMaker.com’s “Tastes of New York” Spring won the Emmy award in the informational/instructional category at the 2010 New York Emmy® Awards ceremony on April 18, 2010. Over 500 of New York’s top newscasters, local celebrities, journalists and entertainment professionals gathered to honor their peers at the ceremony held at the Marriott Marquis in New York City. Celebrating their 10th anniversary in June 2010,

NEW YORK STATE IS LOOKING FOR THE GREENEST NEW YORKER New York State Launches Inaugural “Greenest New Yorker” Contest NEW YORK, March 23, 2010 – I LOVE NEW YORK, ( www.iloveny.com ), New York State’s tourism promotion agency, and EscapeMaker.com are seeking to celebrate those individuals who are doing their part to keep the Empire State green with the first-ever contest to find “The Greenest New Yorker.” I LOVE NEW YORK is looking for those

If the Yankees win, New York’s Governor Paterson, I LOVE NY, Amtrak & EscapeMaker.com are sending two lucky baseball fans to Philadelphia! It could be you! CLICK HERE TO ENTER

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by Sarah Pascarella, SmarterTravel.com Staff Sometimes, you just want to get away. Many hotels, inns, and B&Bs recognize this, and often put together discounted packages that make it easy to book a weekend escape. The following sites are 10 of the best for planning an unforgettable getaway weekend without having to arrange every detail yourself. BedandBreakfast.com: Thorough and comprehensive, BedandBreakfast.com offers listings for B&Bs around the world. Somewhat buried within the many property descriptions are

News Release New York District Office Contact: John J. Miller (212) 264-7770 Release Number: 06-18 email: john.miller@sba.gov   Brooklyn, NYC: Thanks to Caylin Sanders and her Internet-based business, New Yorkers and others have an easier and cheaper way to take trips and vacations throughout the northeast by way of public transportation and car. A transplant from Los Angeles, Sanders had moved to the east coast to obtain a degree in theater arts at Drew University

By Lauren Bovich NEW YORK: The 90th International Hotel/Motel & Restaurant Show kicked off today at the Jacob Javits Convention Center with 1,400 exhibiting companies and 35,000 trade attendees. Yesterday, prior to the start of the show, the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AH&LA) held its annual Hospitality Leadership Forum, which began with a CEO leadership panel including David Kong, president & CEO, Best Western International; Arne Sorenson, executive vp/CFO, Marriott International; Craig S. Miller,