Tuesday, 25 August 2009

British Airways offers free travel for US businesses

British Airways, committed to keeping entrepreneurship alive and to helping stimulate global business, announced today the launch of "Business Opportunity Grants.” The airline and its partners, Regus Office Services, Courtyard by Marriott, Canon USA, Inc., and British Airways World Cargo, will award 100 small-to medium-size US businesses free travel to anywhere in the world where British Airways flies plus valuable products and services to help support their businesses and maximize their travel experiences.

"Business Opportunity Grants" is phase two of "Face-to-Face," a multi-phased campaign that aims to drive forward small- and medium-sized enterprises by focusing on tangible, human connections as a crucial driver of business growth. The program will offer these companies a variety of support including the opportunity to travel overseas and conduct face-to-face business meetings that will result in new and/or deeper partnerships, new projects, and revenue for US cities.

Saturday, 15 August 2009

Press Trip: Jewel of the South - Savannah, USA

Savannah Dream Vacations Invites Travel Writers to Experience the !

Savannah, Georgia Savannah's premiere luxury vacation rental company, Savannah Dream Vacations, invites travel writers to spend a few sultry, summer days and nights in our magical city. Our beautifully restored properties are located in the heart of the Historic District, overlooking Forsyth Park, the crown jewel of Savannah's squares, and are within walking distance to all attractions and the best that romantic Savannah has to offer.

Accommodations will be arranged dependent on availability, mid-week only. Writers are welcome to bring one additional guest. Savannah Dream Vacations is family friendly and children are welcome if discussed ahead of time.

What's Included?

Who Can Apply?

Qualified travel writers researching luxury vacation rentals as an affordable alternative to hotels and bed and breakfasts. Qualified travel writers are requested to submit a Letter of Assignment and 3 recent samples of articles in travel publications. Clips and links are acceptable.

Phone: +1 (912) 344-7882
Email: info@savannahdreamvacations.com

Wednesday, 12 August 2009

Northwest Travel Writers Conference

Freelance writers, journalists, editors, and others in the hospitality and travel industry are invited to attend the inaugural NORTHWEST TRAVEL WRITERS CONFERENCE (http://www.travelandwords.com/) scheduled for October 16-17, 2009 in historic Vancouver, WA. See the web site for program highlights and panel discussion topics related to writing and marketing the Northwest and beyond in these changing times.

Saturday, 1 August 2009

The Rochester Writers' Conference

The 2nd Annual Rochester Writers' Conference takes place on the campus of Rochester College in Rochester Hills, Michigan on Saturday October 3, 2009. This one-day event features professional development sessions for both fiction and non-fiction writers and both new and published writers. Sessions on business concepts will also be offered. Refreshments and lunch included. Registration starts soon. This year's theme is Make More Money with your Writing!

Visit www.RochesterWriters.com for more information or contact founder of Rochester Writers, Michael Dwyer, for details.