AccuWeather.com® Presents New Travel Weather Forecast Check the Weather Before You Hit the Road!
February 23, 2007 (PRLEAP.COM) Travel NewsSTATE COLLEGE, PA, February 2007—AccuWeather.com today announced the launch of the AccuWeather.com Travel Weather forecast page, a unique content area that offers customers the opportunity to plan travel based on interstate weather conditions, departure and destination forecasts, and insight from exclusive video forecasts.
Released just in time for upcoming spring breaks, AccuWeather.com’s Travel Weather offers a variety of exclusive features to keep users prepared for the effects of weather on their traveling plans. The AccuWeather.com Travel Weather page features:
• Nelly’s Travel Picks
• Exclusive featured locations weather videos
• Featured Travel Destinations
• Departure and Destination Weather
• Interstate Weather
“Weather is a big part of life’s experiences, and knowing what to expect is especially important when traveling,” said Nelly Carreño, Emmy-award winning broadcaster and AccuWeather.com On-Air Forecaster. “I’m happy to have the opportunity to share my love of travel and help steer our viewers to pleasant voyages and sunny destinations.”
The Travel Weather page’s Departure and Destination forecast makes it easy for travelers to plan trips by allowing them to put start and end points side by side with approximate times and dates. The Travel Weather page then provides forecasted weather conditions for those times and locations. That way, users can leave early to avoid slick road conditions or even reschedule flights due to a coming storms.
“Travel Weather is an example of AccuWeather.com’s creative approach to presenting weather information that really affects customers’ lives,” said Jim Candor, Senior Vice President of New Media for AccuWeather.com “We hope that Travel Weather will help customers make more informed choices, avoiding delays and even potentially dangerous road conditions.”
Other AccuWeather.com special interest areas include Astronomy, Health, Home and Garden, and the newly launched Fashion Weather.
About AccuWeather, Inc.
AccuWeather, The World’s Weather Authority®, presents accurate, localized, branded forecasts and severe weather bulletins to over 106 million Americans each day via the Internet, mobile devices and IPTV, through the airwaves, and in print. The 113 meteorologists at AccuWeather deliver a portfolio of customized products and services to media, business, government, and institutions, and inform millions of visitors worldwide through the free AccuWeather.com website. AccuWeather also provides content onto more than 20,000 third-party Internet sites, including CNN Interactive, ABC’s owned and operated stations, The Washington Post and The New York Times. Visit www.accuweather.com for more information.
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