IRVINE, CA: Electronic Media Communications has debuted tourandtravelnews.com, a site which the company bills as the first Internet-based travel news distribution service.
IRVINE, CA: Electronic Media Communications has debuted
tourandtravelnews.com, a site which the company bills as the first
Internet-based travel news distribution service.
The site, which opened for business on August 16 and recorded 1800 hits
within its first four hours, allows travel and tourism PR pros to get
their clients before a wider audience, according to EMC.
The site has a distinct advantage over other wire services, such as
Business Wire or PRNewswire, claimed company president and CEO Patrick
Pharris, in that it is tightly focused on a single industry. ’We can
provide a level of concentration that none of the other sites can,’ he
The site is broken down into 16 categories, including hotels and
resorts, airlines, casinos, cruise liners and travel agencies. It is
also interactive, as clients are given analysis of how their information
was used and are asked to contribute their own information.
EMC boasts a database of 5,000 travel reporters and 1,100 travel
agencies, and sends out e-mail notification of stories to users
Among the tourist venues that have already registered information with
tourandtravelnews.com are the San Diego Zoo and Paramount’s Kings
Other launch clients are Wolfgang Puck Restaurants and Harrah’s New
The price of a single-page press release starts from dollars 795 for one
Other material such as pictures and audio/video feeds can also be sent.