I have always loved the Suite 101 articles and today Luxury PAW; Pet-friendly Accommodations Worldwide was listed as a great resource for finding and reserving upscale pet-friendly hotels! Check it out HERE!
Archive for March, 2009
Listen HERE as Janine Franceschi of Luxury PAW gets professional pet photographer, J. Nichole Smith share her top 5 tips for taking great photos of your pet while on vacation! The latest in the Travel Tails series for Pet Life Radio, Luxury PAW also talks with Nichole about her many pet-centric projects; Dane+Dane, Dog Is Good, and CityDog Magazine. Already an information packed interview, Nichole shares her favorite top 3 west coast pet-friendly hotels. Tune in and grab a pen – you’re going to want to take notes!
Each month in addition to our Luxury PAW Pet-friendly Accommodations Worldwide newsletter for our site users Luxury PAW produces a newsletter SPECIFICALLY for luxury, pet-friendly hoteliers. Please click HERE to view the Luxury PAW March Issue of ‘Wagging Tongues & Tails” and to Join Our List to receive future issues directly in your inbox. You’ll be up-to-date on the improvements to the Luxury PAW website, highly targeted advertising opportunities for your luxury pet-friendly hotel, and great FREE ideas that will make your pet-welcome amenity the ‘Alpha Dog’ of pet amenities! Enjoy!
And remember, check the PAW website to make sure your luxury, pet-friendly hotel is included in our database of beautiful pet-friendly hotel selections.
Hot off the press, the Luxury PAW (PAW; Pet-friendly Accommodations Worldwide) Monthly Newsletter makes its’ debut! Wagging Tongues & Tails is the new Luxury PAW monthly newsletter and it will have people talking and pets wagging excitedly each month. Click HERE to view the on line version of our first Luxury PAW newsletter and make sure to Join Our Mail List!
Please feel free to forward this to all of your pet-loving friends!
Remember to visit PAW the next time you need to reserve a luxury, pet-friendly hotel.
Read the Examiner.com article HERE & ‘Digg’ it!
Great week here at Luxury PAW, got so much accomplished!
Developed two monthly newsletters; one for site users & customers (register HERE to get one delivered to your email each month) and one specifically for luxury pet-friendly hoteliers (register HERE for one of these). Also emailed our collection of PAW hotels with a new promotional program called the ‘PAW of Approval’. If you are a pet-friendly luxury hotelier or a pet-friendly or pet related business and would like information about this new program or any other advertising opportunities available on PAW email firstname.lastname@example.org.
We signed on with DogTime Media (which I am thrilled about) to help us with some advertising on the PAW site. Not only does DogTime Media handle pet-related advertisers, they also provide some wonderful new content for PAW site users. Look in the left hand margin for the Media widget. Here you will find fantastic pet-related content such as articles, videos, photos and so much more! Such a great addition to the site!
Got my feet wet at Examiner.com and submitted my first two articles. I am going to try to provide really fresh content for my Examiner articles, things you won’t always see here so visit often. This week I wrote about a luxurious pet-friendly hotel in Dublin, Ireland for St. Patricks Day!
I Twittered my little brains out and grew the Luxury PAW list of followers from 203 last Friday to (you’re going to love this) 1211 at last count this morning! If you don’t already, please follow us on Twitter.com/luxurypaw. It’s a fantastic community of pet lovers who I follow and who follow PAW so please join us!
Got Beau a new Chuckit…he is officially the happiest pup on the planet!!
Pet Life Radio received a new installment to the Travel Tails series as I interviewd J. Nichole Smith, owner of Dane+Dane Photography in Seattle, WA and co-owner of Dog is Good, fantastic apparel for humans who love pets! Check out their newst product the ‘United We Stand – Bark Obama’ T-shirt…it’s fab! The interview was very lively and should be posted by early next week, I think you’ll enjoy it! You can find it on Pet Life Radio or on the PAW site in the Pet Life Radio Widget in the left hand margin of the home page.
Speaking of radio, tune in on Tuesday, March 24 at 6:00 pm EDT to the “Travelin’ On’ internet radio show. They have asked PAW to talk with them about our business and pet-friendly travel and we are thrilled to be able to do so! I think it will be a really great interview, so tune in!
All the while working on the PAW; Pet-friendly Accommodations Worldwide Revised business plan in order to pitch to investors…know anyone who wants to invest in the most fabulous hotel booking website targeting the niche of upscale pet-owning travelers?? Send them our way!
Have a great day,
I am thrilled to announce that I have accepted a freelance writing position at Examiner.com! Examiner.com is a fantastic site filled with local and national information on almost any topic you can think of. I’ve accepted the position of National Pet Travel Examiner and I’m looking forward to having another outlet to publish pet-friendly travel information in an effort to help grow the pet-centric travel lifestyle!
I’ve just published the first article complete with a slide show, so check it out and let me know what you think! ‘Favorite me” on the Examiner Page if you like the article!
Visit the PAW Website the next time you need to reserve a beautiful pet-friendly hotel!
Listen HERE as Pet Life Radio presents Travel Tails hosted by Janine Franceschi, luxury pet travel expert and owner of PAW; Pet-friendly Accommodations Worldwide!
From the Avenue of the Giants to Huntington Beach and everywhere in between, Janine & Beau discover pet-friendly wineries, their favorite pet-friendly hotel to date, his and hers Calistoga Mud baths, and countless activities, restaurants and resources for everything pet-friendly in California! Grab a pen you’re going to want to take notes!
People have been asking me for PAW updates, so beginning today, I am going to write a weekly update blog post on Friday mornings…So step into the car and I hope enjoy the roller coaster ride of keeping up to date on all of the growing pains and small victories of a new company!
It’s been quite a productive week here at PAW! We’ve discovered a wonderful new computer programming partner in Capitol Media who was referred to us through Dane-Dane Photography. Capitol Media has incorporated the Luxury PAW Blog into the PAW website and made PAW more visiable to the search engines as well, so YEAH Capitol Media! Can’t reccomend them enough, they’re great! Lots of upcoming projects with them to make the PAW site faster and as fantastic a site as it can be! Speaking of the Luxury PAW Blog, you’ll now notice at the bottom of every post a ‘share this’ button, use it and use it often , it helps spread the word about PAW and the more widely accepted pet-centric travel lifestyle we promote!
PAW has been actively recruiting site users/members and now it is unbeliveably easy to register to be a PAW member and receive our monthly newsletter. Just go HERE and register, (it’s 2 lines, takes 2 seconds) and if you register before March 31 you will be entered into a drawing for a FANTASTIC Puppy Prize (a $150.00 retail value). So, take 2 seconds and register, you’ll be glad you did, (you’re pup will be even happier you did!).
PAW has also been mounting a fairly aggressive Twitter campaign to introduce followers to PAW. Here’s a big Welcome and Thank you to all of our new twitter followers! What a great group of people! They ‘retweet’ our posts and even have started blogging about PAW on their sites and blogs! Thanks again and looking forward to tweeting with you. If you don’t use Twitter, sign up now, it’s a fun, easy way to make some great connections, both business & personal! Find PAW on Twitter HERE and ‘follow’ us, we’ll follow you back!
Big negotiations going on for PAW in the background of it all this week that we’ll keep all of our fans up to date on when we can talk about it (very exciting stuff!) and new ways to follow PAW as we provide up-to-date luxury, pet-friendly hotel and travel information. One example of that is we are thrilled to announce that PAW’s Janine Franceschi has recently been named the ‘Pet-friendly Travel Examiner” for Examiner.com! Beginning in April, (boy that’s right around the corner) you’ll be able to find a minimum of 4 articles weekly of fresh, luxury pet-friendly hotel and travel content on the Examiner site written by me, Janine Franceschi, luxury pet-friendly hotel expert and owner of PAW. Watch for the introductory email to annouce that start date, In the mean time, check out Examiner.com, it’s such a great site!
And last but by no means least, it’s official, Beau and I will be hitting the road again in May to source and review some new East Coast luxury, pet-friendly hotels for you! We’ve confirmed the Palmetto Bluff, an Auberge Resort for early May and we’re so excited, we can’t wait!
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Have a great weekend!
Janine & Beau
PS- Did you see the photo that was posted with yesterday’s blog entry? Beau looks sooooo tiny next to that big redwood tree, you almost don’t even see him!
Listen HERE to Travel Tails on Pet Life Radio
Pet Life Radio presents episode number 19. Listen as Janine and Beau, luxury pet travel experts and owners of PAW Pet-friendly Accommodations Worldwide on line at http://www.luxurypaw.com discover the Seattle scene including COLA Off-Leash Areas, Seattle Center, and the Sunday Ice Cream Cruise. Then they hit the Oregon Trail with adventures in Portland featuring Lucky Labrador Brew Pub, Bone-Jour Gour Mutt, The Corn MAZE and much more!