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Universal Orlando Grants ReserveDirect’s Orlando Destination Representative “Star Performer” Award

Universal Orlando Resort, one of the many popular attractions in the Orlando, Florida tourism market, released their February 2010 Newsletter and awarded ReserveDirect’s own Rodney Levy as “Universal Orlando Star Performer.”

Here’s the write-up:

Rodney Levy from ReserveDirect is Guest Services January 2010 Universal Orlando® Star Performer.

Rodney works as the Director of Destination Relations and has been employed with the company for over 3 years.

His favorite thing about his job is creative freedom. His favorite attraction at Universal Orlando is The Incredible Hulk Coaster! When he is not at work he enjoys spending time with his wife and daughter. His real passion is playing, coaching and watching soccer, especially his childhood team Tottenham Hotspur!

Rodney has been working with ReserveDirect since 2006, and is the Destination Representative for both Orlando and Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.

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Earthquake in Haiti

The situation in Haiti is growing worse and worse by the minute.

Tuesday’s earthquake has affected three million people, and the Red Cross estimates as many as 50,000 may be dead. Survivors are doing what they can to rescue those who are trapped, but they need help.

If this happened here, we hope people would give anything they could to help out.

Please take a minute to donate to these reputable charities that are providing care to fund their emergency efforts:

Doctors without Borders
http://www.doctorswithoutborders.org/

Oxfam America
https://secure.oxfamamerica.org/site/Donation2?df_id=3560&3560.donation=form1

The Red Cross
http://american.redcross.org/site/PageServer?pagename=ntld_main&s_subsrc=RCO_ResponseStateSection

And a super-easy way to donate with your mobile phone:
Donate $10 to the Red Cross to be charged to your cell phone bill by texting “HAITI” to “90999.”

Thanks for your time.

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GrandStrandOnline.com combines Extensive Myrtle Beach, South Carolina Travel Information with Online Fulfillment Tools from ReserveDirect

GrandStrandOnline.com provides website visitors with a resource directory for the entire Grand Strand region of South Carolina, including resource guides, movie schedules, community calendars and more. Beginning in 2010, the website will include a booking engine for website visitors, enabling them to secure reservations for the Myrtle Beach area. Online booking includes area beachfront resorts, hotels, and golf condos, as well as tickets to area attractions such as Freestyle Music Park and Ripley’s Aquarium. Visitors can also book theater show tickets like Dixie Stampede, Medieval Times and Legends in Concert.

Utilizing ReserveDirect’s Affiliate Revenue Tools, GrandStrandOnline.com increases their overall value to their visitors by offering a means to book all of the lodging and tickets that Myrtle Beach area has to offer. The booking engine will compliment the resources the website already offers in addition to giving the GrandStrandOnline.com added functionality to serve the businesses listed on the website.

ReserveDirect is a travel reservation and technology company that offers fulfillment tools to travel suppliers and other regional travel resources, making it simple for organizations to earn income with free Affiliate Revenue Tools. ReserveDirect has provided similar solutions for lodging associations and destination marketing organizations in markets like Branson, Missouri; Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg, Tennessee; and Orlando, Florida. ReserveDirect also operates its own consumer booking engines in each of these destinations, as well as services for Silver Dollar City and Dollywood.