In a long-planned leadership transition, City Pass, the company that packages - at significant savings - the top attractions in 11 North American destinations, will recognize Megan Allen as president and CEO, beginning Nov. That same day, City Pass co-founders and current co-CEOs Mike Gallagher and Mike Morey will transition to roles as co-chairman for the company.
Did you know that the world’s second largest living coral reef display (measuring 12,000 square feet / 1,115 square meters) can be found inside the Steinhart Aquarium at the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco? Or that at the world’s largest aquarium — the Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta — it takes 506 pumps using more than 5,500 horsepower to circulate 300,000 gallons (1.13 million liters) of water every minute?
Boston CityPASS, savvy travelers can immerse themselves in Beantown’s best attractions for a surprisingly attractive price. One easy CityPASS purchase secures admission — at 49 percent off the combined ticket prices — to five of Boston’s top sights, including RevolutionaryBoston at the Old State House, a new addition to the 2012 program.
Southern California’s top theme parks are busy putting the finishing touches on new rides, shows and mega-attractions that promise to make spring and summer 2012 more exciting than ever.
Seattle — The music’s good, the coffee’s fine, and the natural beauty is stunning — all great incentives for visiting Seattle. If you need a little more encouragement before you pack your bags, however, we’ve got six additional reasons why a trip to the Emerald City makes for a perfect spring getaway.
Spring 2012 marks the 15th anniversary of CityPASS, the company that packages — at tremendous savings — the top attractions in 11 North American destinations. Launched simultaneously in San Francisco and Seattle in 1997, CityPASS is the brainchild of co-CEOs Mike Gallagher and Mike Morey, who parlayed their respective attraction marketing and industry research skills into the creation of an easy-to-use pass offering prepaid admission — and often line-skipping VIP access — to a city’s most popular sights.
San Francisco, consistently dominates top travel lists around the world, including those for best U.S. city, best dining city, best walking town, most creative, happiest, and ... well, the accolades and honors go on and on. And that’s no small feat, considering how many great cities there are in the U.S. But, then again, no other city can quite compare to San Francisco’s fun-loving, freewheeling, dance-to-its-own-beat élan.
If the excitement and glamour surrounding this week’s Academy Awards have you yearning for a star-studded getaway, check out Hollywood CityPASS. Travelers using CityPASS save 46 percent off combined admission to Hollywood’s marquee attractions: Starline Movie Stars’ Homes Tour; Madame Tussauds Hollywood; Red Line Tours’ “Hollywood Behind-the-Scenes,” a guided excursion to famous film locations, classic movie palaces, the Hollywood Walk of Fame and more; and a choice between a guided tour of the Kodak Theatre*, home of the Oscars, or The Hollywood Museum.
Spring is just around the corner: Days are getting longer, temperatures are beginning to rise, and the worst of the winter weather — hopefully — is over. So, shake off those winter blues with a spring getaway to Toronto, Canada’s largest and most cosmopolitan city.
Travel + Leisure magazine recently released its first-ever reader survey of the world’s most iconic landmarks. Not surprisingly, five New York City locales made the list of most popular sites, including the Statue of Liberty and the Empire State Building (ranked no. 1 and no. 2, respectively, on the list of reader favorites); The High Line, a park built on the historic freight rail line elevated above Manhattan’s West Side; 8 Spruce Street, a rippling, silver-skinned, Frank Gehry-designed building that is the tallest residential tower in the Western world; and the National September 11 Memorial.
Tired of giving the same old gifts: toys they’ll play with only once, dress socks, fruitcake? Then give the gift of an unforgettable experience that will be remembered for a lifetime. Give the gift of travel with CityPASS.
Autumn is an affordably delicious time to visit the Windy City. Smaller crowds, sunny-but-moderate weather, and Chicago CityPASS discount ticket booklets combine to provide visitors with a delightful, inexpensive trip to see Chicago’s best attractions.