Providence Journal Commends

January 10, 2006 (PRLEAP.COM) Travel News
The Providence Journal newspaper has joined the New York Times and The Independent (UK) in singling for recognition among travel websites. Last Sunday, the paper recommended for travelers who "don't trust either agents or the hotels' own web pages when it comes to choosing accomodations."

The article, entitled "Get Reviews On Resorts from Guests," ran in the Providence Journal on Sunday, January 8, 2005. The piece is the first major newspaper endorsement for of 2006. received a record number of commendations from newspapers in 2005. In January, The Independent (UK) called it one of the ten best travel websites in the world. In May, the New York Times advised business travelers to Europe to visit to “learn as much as you can about the accommodations.” began covering Providence hotels last year. In addition to Providence, the site's Rhode Island coverage includes sections for Block Island, Newport, and Westerly.

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About, the site that Consumer Reports calls one of “the tricks to booking online,” is the world’s most-trusted Internet lodging guide. The site collects, screens, and publishes unbiased, guest-written reviews of hotels worldwide. was named one of the five best travel websites by National Geographic Traveler magazine, and has been praised by the Independent ( UK ), US News & World Report, and USA Today. Founded in March 2001, is available free of charge at the Internet address. is owned by SharkPage, a privately held company based in Palo Alto, California. and SharkPage are trademarks of SharkPage. Further press information on is available at .