Category: Tourism

  • Celebrate on the Waterfront — Party Opportunities at Blue Cross RiverRink at Penn’s Landing

    SOURCE: Delaware River Waterfront Corporation PHILADELPHIA, PA–(Marketwire – November 22, 2010) – With panoramic views of the Delaware River, Philadelphia City Skyline and the majestic Benjamin Franklin Bridge, the Blue Cross RiverRink is the perfect location for a unique winter party. “Rent the Rink” at Penn’s Landing, located on Columbus Boulevard at Market Street

  • 17th Annual New Year’s Eve Part(ies) on Ice

    SOURCE: Delaware River Waterfront Corporation Twice the Fun at the Blue Cross RiverRink at Penn’s Landing PHILADELPHIA, PA–(Marketwire – November 22, 2010) – Fireworks at Penn’s Landing have always been a grand New Year’s Eve tradition and since 2009, there is now twice the fun with two fireworks shows taking place on December 31. The annual New Year’s Eve Party on Ice at the Blue Cross RiverRink from 11:00 p.m

  • Skate Through the Holiday Season at the Blue Cross RiverRink

    SOURCE: Delaware River Waterfront Corporation Extended Hours for the Holidays PHILADELPHIA, PA–(Marketwire – November 22, 2010) – The Blue Cross RiverRink at Penn’s Landing, the only completely outdoor Olympic-size ice skating rink in Philadelphia, is the perfect place to spend the holidays. The Blue Cross RiverRink is open throughout the entire winter season with additional skating sessions during the holidays including special sessions on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year’s Eve. Visitors will enjoy the unique setting of this outdoor rink decorated with a huge (near 25 ft.) Christmas tree generously donated by a Philadelphia resident through the Fairmount Park Commission Tree Donation program. The entire venue will be adorned with twinkling lights, colorful lit spheres, and holiday decorations as the Blue Cross RiverRink comes alive for the holidays.

  • Santa Claus Is Coming to Town Aboard Philadelphia’s Newest Waterfront Attraction

    SOURCE: Delaware River Waterfront Corporation PHILADELPHIA, PA–(Marketwire – November 22, 2010) – On Sunday, December 5, 2010, Santa will make his annual arrival to the Blue Cross RiverRink aboard the Delaware River newest waterfront attraction, the majestic Philadelphia Belle at Penn’s Landing. At 1:00pm Santa and his many noted Philadelphia area mascot friends will make their way onto the Olympic-size rink.

  • Sweetheart Skate at the Blue Cross RiverRink

    SOURCE: Delaware River Waterfront Corporation Celebrate Valentine’s Day With Your Sweetheart on the Ice PHILADELPHIA, PA–(Marketwire – November 22, 2010) – It may be cold this Valentine’s Day , but ice skating next to your sweetheart at the Blue Cross RiverRink at Penn’s Landing is sure to keep you warm! The Blue Cross RiverRink at Penn’s Landing, Columbus Blvd. at Market St. is a popular destination every year during this romantic holiday as guests love skating with their special someone.

  • Hertz Global EV Partners With CODA Automotive(TM) to Bring 100% Electric CODA Sedan to Fleet in 2011

    SOURCE: The Hertz Corporation Hertz Meets Another Benchmark in Creation of Global Eco-Mobility System PARK RIDGE, NJ–(Marketwire – November 22, 2010) – The Hertz Corporation ( NYSE : HTZ ), the world’s largest general use airport car rental brand, today announced a joint partnership with CODA Automotive, a car manufacturer that specializes on all-electric vehicle, to bring, in 2011, its new four-door, five-passenger all-electric CODA Sedans™ to Hertz’s California locations as part of the Hertz Global EV program.  “Hertz’s partnership with CODA Automotive is another element of our long term strategy to provide consumers with electric vehicle access on a global scale,” said Mark P. Frissora, Hertz Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.

  • Media Alert: Full Body Scanner Expert Has Answer to Airport Security Anxiety

    SOURCE: Millivision Millivision’s President Offers Insights on Alternative Technology That Would Eliminate Concerns Over Full Body Scanner Radiation Leading to Pat-Down Outcry and Security Boycotts SOUTH DEERFIELD, MA–(Marketwire – November 19, 2010) – The president of a small Massachusetts-based company has an answer for airport security community leaders struggling with the opposition to full body scanning and the resulting uproar around aggressive pat-downs. Paul Nicholas is president of Millivision, the developer of a non-radiating full body scanner that can detect threats with none of the health concerns associated with the current generation of airport security systems which depend on x-ray technology

  • Laguna Beach Artist Open Studios Saturday, December 4, 2010 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

    SOURCE: City of Laguna Beach LAGUNA BEACH, CA–(Marketwire – November 19, 2010) – On Saturday, December 4, 2010, the Laguna Beach Artist Open Studios will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. This self-guided tour is free and is a rare opportunity to peer into the creative spaces of 24 of Laguna’s top artists.

  • TicketNetwork Advisory — 2011 Bon Jovi Tickets More Affordable

    SOURCE: TicketNetwork.com VERNON, CT–(Marketwire – November 19, 2010) – Veteran rock band Bon Jovi is ready to begin a fresh new tour in 2011, and next year Bon Jovi tickets on the TicketNetwork exchange will be slightly cheaper on average than they were for the 2010 tour. According to TicketNetwork data at the time of this release*: The current average price of all tickets for next year’s Bon Jovi tour is $157. The average price this year was $175.

  • Enterprise Holdings Stands Up For Car-Sharing Customers

    SOURCE: Enterprise Holdings Company Urges For-Profit Car-Sharing Operators to Join Broad-Based Coalition in Fight Against Discriminatory Car Rental Excise Taxes ST. LOUIS, MO–(Marketwire – October 29, 2010) – Enterprise Holdings , which operates Alamo Rent A Car and National Car Rental as well as its flagship Enterprise Rent-A-Car brand, spoke out on behalf of its customers this summer in support of H.R. 4175, the “End Discriminatory State Taxes for Automobile Renters Act of 2009.” Today, the company — a member of the nonpartisan Coalition Against Discriminatory Car Rental Excise Taxes — announced it also will begin publicly advocating on behalf of its WeCar car-sharing customers and reminding government officials about the unintended consequences of local car rental excise taxes.