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Content Discovery at Heart of the Latest Update to ResortsandLodges.com

New innovations aim to enhance user experience

MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- ResortsandLodges.com, an industry leader in resort and lodge destination travel, is releasing it's final major product update of 2012.  The update provides enhanced user experience and content discovery to the millions of travelers researching, planning, booking and sharing their vacation experiences on ResortsandLodges.com.

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ResortsandLodges.com provides detailed destination content, property information, photos, videos, consumer reviews, social feeds, pricing and more to travelers via robust property profile pages.  At the forefront of the update is a complete redesign to the profile page interface and the addition of relational content discovery through relevant location based recommendations.

"Our core value is to deliver memorable experiences.  What we've accomplished with this innovation, we feel, is created the most extensive, informational and media rich guide to properties in leisure travel destinations." said Ryan Bailey, President of ResortsandLodges.com.

Critical to simplifying the travel planning process, is the ability to curate content discovery using relevant travel filters.  As an example, those interested in only family travel now can quickly view all photos, videos, reviews, articles, deals and packages related to their specific request in one place.

Additional enhancements and features include:

- Enhanced PhotoPlayer features including caption capability for individual photographs and improved integration, bringing travelers together across a global scale.

- Contact Improvements with traveler reviews: Property information including location, phone number, website listing and testimonies.

- Relative contextual enhancement in searches, providing the user with more precise search results, leading to a more enjoyable experience.

- Reviews are now targeted by category providing detailed travel user recommendations.

About ResortsandLodges.com
ResortsandLodges.com® is the most comprehensive online resource for resort and lodge vacations worldwide, serving more than ten million leisure, group and corporate travelers each year. The site provides travelers direct access to original content, colorful photography and high-quality video for resorts, lodges, hotels, motels, inns, bed and breakfasts, ranches, vacation rentals and more. Our easy to use visual maps and filters allow Users to quickly find the information they are looking for when researching, planning and booking their resort and lodge vacations. Founded in 1998, we were one of the first major leisure travel directories established on the Internet. Over the years we have received many awards and accolades for our Web design, outstanding usability, fast page loading speeds, and skillful information display. Most recently, ResortsandLodges.com® won the WebAward for excellence in Web site design and development from the Web Marketing Association (WMA). We were chosen from among 2,400 entries from more than 40 countries during the WMA's annual WebAward competition.

Media Contact: Nic Regis TravelNet Solutions, 651-757-4933, [email protected]

Media Contact: Nic Regis TravelNet Solutions, 651-757-4933, [email protected]

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