New York, NY (PRWEB) February 25, 2011
Starting today and running every other week for 8 weeks, EscapeMaker.com will be hosting fun quizzes for visitors to the I LOVE NEW YORK Facebook page. By correctly answering questions on topics ranging from New York State historic facts and trivia to celebrities like Justin Bieber and Lady Gaga. Several quiz takers will receive free I LOVE NEW YORK merchandise.
Caylin Sanders, EscapeMaker.com’s President comments, “New York State is loved here and abroad. We are thrilled to be able to help increase more visits to the State and can’t wait to see the iconic 'I LOVE NY' worn by even more fans."
“It’s wonderful to see the I LOVE NEW YORK social media community continuing to grow,” said Edward Maitino, Managing Director of Tourism for New York State. “With programs like Team I LOVE NEW YORK we now have the ability to directly communicate with our audience and community members now have a way contribute suggestions and be heard. These Escapemaker.com quizzes are a fun way to learn more about New York State and perhaps inspire visits to the great sites and attractions quiz participants discover.”
Getting started on the quizzes is as simple as visiting the I LOVE NEW YORK page on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/iloveny. Each quiz features four questions that highlight interesting New York State trivia and great places for vacationers to visit. During the first week, EscapeMaker.com will be giving away a collectible I LOVE NEW YORK button to 50 random quiz takers who submit their mailing address at the end of the quiz. Fans can check back with I LOVE NEW YORK’s Facebook page every two weeks to see what gear will be given away. Giveaways will range from I LOVE NEW YORK buttons to T-shirts.
About Team I LOVE NY:
In October 2010 I LOVE NEW YORK introduced its new social media initiative on Facebook, Team I LOVE NY. I LOVE NEW YORK’s Facebook page now has more than 113,000 total fans – more than double the number prior to the initiative’s launch. Travelers around the world recognize and love the renowned I LOVE NY logo.
Team I LOVE NY is bringing these fans together by creating an online travel and tourism community that makes active Facebook fans a part of the I LOVE NEW YORK team. By incorporating the user-generated content supplied by team members, I LOVE NEW YORK is motivating travelers to visit New York by providing travel information to potential visitors that is tailored to their needs.
All that is needed to join Team I LOVE NY is a Facebook account. Simply visit http://www.facebook.com/iloveny, click the “like” button at the top of the page and you’re on the Team! After joining, team members are asked to answer specific tourism questions or are asked to comment on different New York State topics. Select team members’ ideas and suggestions that are posted on I LOVE NY’s Facebook Wall are collected and displayed on http://www.iloveny.com and will be included in various travel and tourism publications produced throughout the year, including the 2011 I LOVE NEW YORK Travel Guide.
EscapeMaker.com is an online guide to local hotels, B&B’s and vacation rentals, events and festivals, and weekend getaway and day trip destinations within a day’s drive or train ride of New York City. For more information visit http://www.escapemaker.com
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