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Showing posts from September 7, 2011

Richmond Gives Away Free Dickey’s Barbecue for One Year

Dickey’s Barbecue will be celebrating its first grand opening in Richmond on September 9 with a drawing to win free barbecue for a year and $1 pulled pork sandwiches throughout lunch.

“It’s exciting to watch the doors open and bring great barbecue to Richmond,” said Terry Henshaw, who will own and operate the franchise location with his wife, Lisa. “The grand opening will be a great way to reach out to the community that has been so supportive through this process.”

The grand opening will be held at 7037 Forest Hill Avenue from 11-1 p.m. with $1 pulled pork sandwiches and three giveaways for free barbecue for a year.

“Dickey’s Barbecue is new to Richmond, but the people love the quality, variety and free ice cream!” said Lisa.

This is the third location in Virginia and the first in Richmond.

Texas-based Dickey’s Barbecue Pit opened in 1941, began franchising in 1994 and is scheduled to have 200 locations by the end of this year.

The original Dallas location is still open for business and Di…

TravelClick® and Travelport Si

TravelClick®, the leading global provider of revenue generating solutions for hoteliers, and Travelport, a leading provider of transaction processing solutions to the global travel industry, today announced a multi-year partnership enabling TravelClick to sell Travelport’s Headline(TM) advertising, acting as an extension to Travelport’s in-house advertising sales team. The agreement takes effect immediately.

Travelport Headlines is Travelport’s screen display advertising that allows hotels to showcase their products or brands to travel agencies worldwide who use the Galileo and Worldspan global distribution systems (GDS). It was previously sold exclusively by Travelport. The new partnership with TravelClick will extend the reach of Travelport’s sales team and heighten the opportunity for hoteliers around the globe by providing access to TravelClick’s extensive global sales force.

“The partnership with Travelport will enable TravelClick hotel customers worldwide to reach a valuable an…

Straw Hat Pizza Joins Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry

Straw Hat Pizza, the original California Pizza since 1959, announced it will raise funds, “dough-nations,” for Share Our Strength and their No Kid Hungry campaign. Every Straw Hat Pizza guest who donates at least a dollar to No Kid Hungry will receive a coupon good for 50% off any large or king pizza good thru October. Join Straw Hat Pizza at all participating locations in raising dough to help end childhood hunger in America beginning September 11th and continuing until September 25th, 2011.

“Straw Hat Pizza has served children and families for more than 50 years and has always been our fundraising focus,” said Jonathan Fornaci, president. “Share Our Strength, and their No Kid Hungry campaign is a cause we definitely want to help and hope our loyal pizza fans come out and help us put an end to childhood hunger by donating.”

Straw Hat Pizza has a long history of raising funds and getting involved with children in their local communities. “Straw Hat Pizza has been the ‘go-to’ place fo…

Red Mango® Named #1 Smoothie and Frozen Y

The news is swirling! Red Mango was named the number one smoothie and frozen yogurt chain in America in Zagat’s 2011 National Chain Restaurants Survey.

“This is an incredible national honor,” said Dan Kim, founder and chief concept officer of Red Mango. “We are thrilled to have the prestigious recognition of Zagat, and the entire Red Mango organization deserves credit for helping to make Red Mango a national sensation. More importantly, we are excited that diners decided this ranking. Our customers are our most important audience, and we are number one in America because of them.”

The national survey covered 103 chains voted on by 6,064 diners who rated each chain on the quality of its Food, Facilities and Service on Zagat’s signature 30-point scale and ranked their favorites.

In addition to being voted the #1 chain for smoothies and frozen yogurt, Red Mango was also named #1 for Healthy Options among all Quick Refreshment chains.

“Our focus on healthy food has been a mission from day one…

Aer Lingus, and the Travel Department Launch New

Aer Lingus has been announced as a new partner to and the
Travel Department, assisting them in providing an extensive range of
holidays from Ireland on

In major news for the Irish travel industry and Irish consumers,
“Holidays with Aer Lingus” will combine the flexibility of scheduled flights
with quality assured accommodation and transfers, giving holidaymakers the
complete holiday package solution.

There is a wide range of sun holidays, city breaks, escorted holidays
and cruise holidays to most Aer Lingus destinations and this convenient one
stop shop solution will give the consumer total flexibility, choice, value
and protection.

“Holidays with Aer Lingus” are fully bonded and protected against ash
cloud, snow and other unforeseen circumstances, a huge plus for the

The prices are very competitive and offer excellent value for money.
There is an innovative holiday price comparison tool to show the consumer
where they can get the same holiday for less by m…