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AMERICA’S CUP EVENT AUTHORITY NAMES

TAYLOR-MADE DESTINATIONS

OFFICIAL RESERVATION SERVICE OF AMERICA’S CUP WORLD SERIES NEWPORT

 NEWPORT, R.I. (April 19, 2012)  — America’s Cup Event Authority today announced Taylor-Made Destinations has been designated the Official Reservation Service of theAmerica’s Cup World Series (ACWS)Newport. The company will provide lodging services and overnight packages for the 9-day event.

Taylor-Made Destinations was established in Newport in 1993. They are the largest reservation service and housing bureau in Newport, arranging accommodations for individuals and groups. The company represents over 85 quality hotels, inns, bed and breakfasts and all-suite properties in Newport County.

A festival of sailing will take place in Newport from June 23 to July 1 and will feature the America’s Cup World Series regatta involving the world’s top sailors competing on high-tech AC45 wing-sailed catamarans that are capable of speeds over 35 mph. The highlight of the regatta will take place during on the final Sunday, July 1, which will feature the sensational, winner-takes-all fleet race.

Taylor-Made Destinations owner Karen TaylorHowell says, “Taylor-Made Destinations is delighted and extremely honored to be named the official reservation service for this state-of-the-art regatta and world-class event.  Our team is gearing up to handle the record number of inquiries for accommodations the ACWS will draw. We are in the process of creating several unique and all-inclusive packages for spectators who will be visiting Newport from all over the globe.

TaylorHowell adds, “Our reservation service will provide visitors with special rates and packages that will not be available through any other source. We’re based in Newport and have a thorough knowledge of everything the City by the Sea has to offer, so we can provide our clients with options that will allow them to make the most of their time spent here. Our packages will provide our clients with the full America’s Cup Newport experience.”

“We are pleased to have Taylor-Made Destinations as part of theAmerica’s Cup World Series team” said Bob Basche, Project Leader for ACWS Newport. “Their services will make it easy for people who need accommodations for the ACWS Newport and we believe they will be an excellent partner in this exciting regatta.”

To learn more about Taylor-Made Destinations, visit www.CityByTheSea.com or call toll-free (800) 847-6820 (US/Canada) or international (401) 847-6820.

For America’s Cup information, view the website www.AmericasCup.com

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