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Tesla Destination Charging now offered as new amenity for guests



April 28, 2015 Blue Bell, PA - Normandy Farm Hotel has teamed up with Tesla Motors to become the first hotel in the Greater Philadelphia area to provide an increasingly desirable amenity; Tesla Destination Charging.Tesla High Power Wall Connectors add 58 miles of range per hour to Model S, charging the vehicle overnight and replicating the convenience Tesla owners are accustomed to at home.


Normandy Farm Hotel joins a rapidly growing network of resorts in Tesla’s Destination Charging Program. Tesla partners with hotels, resorts, and restaurants around the world to offer High Power Connectors as an amenity for visitors, allowing them to charge their Tesla Model S at locations where they want to stay for several hours like hotels, ski resorts, and restaurants. Model S offers 265 miles of range on a single charge so the High Power Wall Connector can easily top off the Tesla in just a few hours.


“Normandy Farm Hotel is constantly finding new ways to heighten the guests’ experience. By combining leading-edge technology and the forward-thinking of Tesla with our commitment to provide outstanding service and offerings, we now have the ability to offer guests a seamless and convenient charging experience during their stay.” William Beisel, General Manager of Normandy Farm Hotel


The Normandy Farm Hotel and other Tesla Destination Charging locations are hosted on Tesla’s interactive webpage and will soon be GPS located on Model S’ navigation through a free software update sent wirelessly to the car. In coming months, Tesla owners will be able to use the Model S 17” touch screen to easily plan trips and locate the property.


About Normandy Farm Hotel

Normandy Farm Hotel and Blue Bell Country Club together comprise one of largest hospitality centers in the Greater Philadelphia area. Located immediately adjacent to each other and with common ownership, these facilities are on over 210 acres, with more than 220,000 square feet of indoor space, and significant outdoor amenities including an 18-hole Arnold Palmer Signature Golf Course. Guests can enjoy a wide selection of experiences, including fine dining, elegant ballrooms, state-of-the-art conference and meeting facilities, an historic hotel, championship golf, swimming, and fitness.




About Tesla

Tesla Motors' (NASDAQ: TSLA) goal is to accelerate the world's transition to sustainable transport with a full range of increasingly affordable electric cars. California-based Tesla designs and manufactures electric vehicles, as well as EV powertrain components. Tesla has delivered more than 55,000 electric vehicles to customers worldwide.


About Model S

Model Sis the world’s first premium sedan built from the ground up as an electric vehicle. It has been engineered to deliver unprecedented range and a thrilling drive experience. Model S is the world’s fastest-accelerating four-door vehicle ever built.


With a rigid body structure, nearly 50/50 weight distribution and a remarkably low center of gravity, Model S offers the responsiveness and agility expected from the world’s best sports cars while providing the ride quality of a luxury performance sedan.


Model S has received many awards and accolades, includingMotor Trend 2013 Car of the Year©, Car and Driver 10 Best 2015, AUTOMOBILE Magazine 2013 Automobile of the Year, the 2013 Yahoo! AUTOS Car of the Year, TIME’s Best Invention of the Year 2012, Consumer Reports highest score ever given to a car, and a NHTSA 5-star safety rating.







ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (Wednesday, April 15, 2015) Meet AC and the Atlantic City hospitality community is excited to unite with the meetings industry across the United States, Canada, and Mexico to celebrate the first annual North American Meetings Industry Day (NAMID).


Leaders from across the meetings and events industry are coming together to support the first annual North American Meetings Industry Day (NAMID) on Thursday, April 16, 2015. Events around the country are led by the Meetings Mean Business (MMB) coalition, which represents leaders from across the meetings, conferences, conventions, incentive travel, trade shows and exhibitions industries, who have united behind a common goal: to showcase the real impact meetings and events have on businesses, economies and communities.


Meet AC in partnership with Caesars Entertainment and Atlantic City’s hospitality industry will rally together to create awareness throughout the community about North American Meetings Industry Day (NAMID).


“Meetings and conventions helps to support the overall tourism industry in Atlantic City,” said Jim Wood, President and CEO for Meet AC.“As the meetings segment increases, it means more jobs, more delegate spending in Atlantic City and overall more non-gaming growth as Atlantic City continues to diversify its tourism portfolio.”


Meetings Mean Business stands behind its name. Meet AC’s meeting and convention business has been on the rise and has seen a significant growth in revenue. In 2014, Meet AC was responsible for $190 million in delegate spending, which does not include what was booked at the Atlantic City casino and non-casino properties. Meet AC expects a 10 percent increase in revenue growth this year just from the meetings and convention segment. These numbers reflect in a positive way for the Atlantic City meeting industry and economy.


For additional information, visit


About Meet AC

Meet AC, Inc. was officially formed as a 501(c)(6) organization on June 23, 2014. Prior to its formation, the Meetings and Convention sales and marketing group was operating under the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority (CRDA). Meet AC, a tourism economic development agency, will focus on three primary objectives: sales, marketing and services.


For complete Atlantic City tourism and convention information, visit Follow us on Facebook at and Twitter at @Meet_AC.





Jessica Merrill


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Blue Ribbon Bags Service Expands Reach




New York, New York – April, 2015 – Blue Ribbon Bags, the premier and only service that tracks and expedites the return of bags lost by an airline, is now being offered by, via its Red App on the Sabre Red Workspace via as well as online at as well as through your TravelAgency.


Founded by Gabriel Menkin, CEO, Daniel Levine, President, and Don Yahalom, COO, in 2011, Blue Ribbon Bags is revolutionizing the way people travel, and relieving the stress of lost luggage by an airline during travel. A satisfaction guarantee of $1,000 per bag is paid for a $5 service fee if Blue Ribbon Bags is unable to assist in finding the passenger’s bag after 4 days.Started as a way to give travelers “peace of mind” when checking luggage with an airline, Blue Ribbon Bags is currently available for customers traveling on any airline in every country around the world.


“We are thrilled about our partnerships , as well as the launch of the Red App on the Sabre Red Workspaceand on linee at continued growth of Blue Ribbon Bags, and our relationship with partners is also very exciting.” Says CEO, Gabriel Menkin. “With over 20 million bags misplaced last year alone, we feel that our service gives our customers an efficient way to ease the inconvenience of lost luggage, and the hassle that goes along with it.”


Currently, all affiliated travel agencies throughout the US and Canada have the ability to sell Blue Ribbon Bags service to their customer base. The Blue Ribbon Bags Service is an affordable and convenient way for travelers to protect themselves in the event of lost baggage by an airline. It is also the only coverage available for lost luggage that can be purchased within the twenty-four hour window before a passenger’s flight. For more information about Blue Ribbon Bags, and how the process works please visit


About Blue Ribbon Bags: Blue Ribbon Bags protects every bag taken on a plane for $5. In the event that a bag is not returned, Blue Ribbon Bags will track and expedite its return and pay a minimum of $1000 per bag if the bag is lost by the airline, and not returned within 4 days of your flight's arrival. No proof of what was in the bag (receipts) is necessary to receive payment.All US and International flights are covered with this service, including all code share partners and connections. This service can be purchased up until the moment before your flight takes off.Blue Ribbon Bags is available to tour operators, travel agents, and travelers checking skis and other sports equipment and group travel.More alliances and partnerships will be announced in the very near future.