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Press Releases

Auto Europe Provides Customers with Exclusive Access to High-Demand Vehicles
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Written by Auto Europe   
Tuesday, May 24, 2016 11:33 AM

Travelers to Europe benefit from the largest supply of automatic & larger sized vehicles ever

Portland, ME - Auto Europe, one of the industry’s first global car rental service companies, is now offering customers exclusive access to an expanded range of high-demand vehicles during peak summer months at great rates! Auto Europe has reserved a dedicated fleet of compact cars, premium full-size sedans and 7-9 passenger vans in Italy, Germany and Switzerland through September. Auto Europe customers will enjoy access to renting these automatic and larger sized vehicles during times when inventory is typically scarce. Guaranteed makes include premium brands such as Mercedes, BMW and Audi. Travelers are encouraged to secure their rental early to lock in the lowest rates.

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Sioux Falls 2016 Ongoing Events
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Written by Sioux Falls Convention and Visitors Bureau   
Monday, May 16, 2016 06:17 PM
Historic PURSE-onality Exhibit
Ongoing through November 20, 2016: When it comes to accessories that make or break an outfit, the purse is one accessory that evolved from a simple bag to an elaborate alter ego. Handbag, purse, satchel, clutch, carryall, or pocket book, whatever you call it, this item has had a place in someone's hand throughout the ages. Check out the exhibit at the Old Courthouse Museum!

Falls Fuel: Full Service Gas and Oil Exhibit
Ongoing through October 15, 2017: Petroleum has been a daily part of American life since crude oil was refined into kerosene for lamps to light homes during the 19th century. Often called Black Gold, petroleum is used today to make many everyday items such as plastics, cosmetics, tires, and of course gasoline. Gasoline was once just a by-product in the production of kerosene, but after the automobile became popular in the early 1900s, the demand for gasoline skyrocketed. Over time, gas station design in the United States evolved with changes in drivers, cars, and cities. What once began as a hardware store clerk filling a bucket of gas and bringing it to the car parked at the curb, soon became the gas station we know today.

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Catalina Island: A Sampling of Things to Come
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Written by Catalina Island Chamber & Visitors Bureau   
Monday, May 16, 2016 06:09 PM

Don't miss out on these exciting events taking place in Catalina Island, California.

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Shipping container-constructed “Stones Throw Brewing Co.” opens in Bellingham’s Historic Fairhaven District
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Written by Bellingham Whatcom County Tourism   
Monday, May 16, 2016 01:47 PM

After months of anticipation, Stones Throw Brewing Co. opened for business in April 2016, marking itself as Bellingham’s 10th brewery in operation. The name “Stones Throw” comes from the idea that its Larrabee Avenue location is the “closest pint to adventure.” Just a “stones throw” away from the Interurban Trail, Boulevard Park, downtown Bellingham, and Chuckanut Drive, the venue appeals to beer lovers and adventurists alike. Stones Throw is owned by Jack Pflueger and Tony Luciano, the latter of whom is also the brewer.

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Lynden, WA to celebrate 125th anniversary with World-Record Strawberry Shortcake, June 4
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Written by Bellingham Whatcom County Tourism   
Monday, May 16, 2016 01:47 PM

Known for its berries, dairy farms and a love of food, Lynden, WA will celebrate its 125th anniversary June 4, 2016 by creating the world’s longest fruit shortcake – and then eating it, of course.

Lynden will build a 1,250-foot-long shortcake – topped with delicious, locally grown strawberries, plus ice cream and whipped cream – on four downtown blocks, according to Gary Vis, executive director of the Lynden Chamber of Commerce. The public then will be invited to eat free servings of the strawberry shortcake.

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Bellingham International Airport Named Highest Rated Small Airport in US
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Written by Bellingham Whatcom County Tourism   
Monday, May 16, 2016 01:47 PM

Bellingham International Airport in Bellingham, WA has been ranked 1st by customers in the United States for best customer service in the small hub airport category, and with a 93% favorability rating, received the highest customer satisfaction scores among all airports across all categories. The traveler rankings were recorded by Phoenix Marketing International’s Airport XP mobile insights platform, which allows travelers to share their experience at the 250 busiest U.S. Airports.

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