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EscapeMaker
http://www.escapemaker.com

RATING: 4 INNSTARS
    Date last reviewed:
    1/24/2004
    Score: 72

Area Covered:
Within 500 miles of New York City. States "EscapeMaker.com is a guide to local getaways for NY metro residents, accessible by car and by public transportation"
Listing Type/Number:
About 1000, of which about 250 have 2-3 pictures, description and other detail.
Description:
From home page, select state from bar on left. State page gives state map, with regions shaded to indiocate approximate time from NYC. Select a region to get "Reviewed Destinations", a "Getaway Gallery" (which is not limited to B&Bs), "Last Minute Specials" or "Regional Links." may also have regional association links. Selecting an inn gives an inn page that further links to the inn's website.
  • To search amenities and locations, select "advanced search." Results are short description of inn or attraction and opportunity to bookmark it in an "itinerary".
    Quality Assurance:
    NA
    Other:
    Allows links to reservations systems. Lists area attractions, links (better than most). Has newsletter, packages, specials, event calendars. Guide cooperated in facilitating review and verifying data
    Innkeeper Info:
    Promotion: Front door. States "Newsletters, local television, national television, local radio, NPR, search engine positioning and keywords. Local and national newspapers and magazines, live events."
  • Rates: Free basic, $119 for 2-3 pics, 300-500 words, link. Sign-up/pay online. Soon to be self-updatable.
  • Contact: (877)997-2726, email info@escapemaker.com

  • Ratings Summary (see criteria for details)
    A (of 20) - 12
    B (of 20) - 16
    C (of 30) - 24
    D (of 10) - 9
    E (of 10) - 1
    F (of 5) - 5
    G (of 5) - 5

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