Greetings, Melissa, and welcome to Tripatini! It's great to have you with us -- and we think you'll find our site productive as well as interesting and enjoyable.
To get the most out of Tripatini, you may want to take a moment to join several of our many groups which you may find of particular interest, such as Travel Marketers/Publicists, Eating/Drinking the World, Hotels/Motels, Bars & Clubs, Louisiana, Washington DC, Hawaii, New York Staet, Virginia, Nevada, Shopping the World, and plenty of others covering many other topics and most destinations across the USA and the globe.
FYI, on your profile you'll see a green bar marked "Text Box," which you can turn into a box containing not just text but also photos and even videos about yourself, your company, and your clients (you'll help yourself and our other clients -- particularly media -- enormously by providing your company name and if possible a current client list in your profile).
Finally, if you would, please be so kind as to spread the word among your travel-interested friends, family, colleagues, associates, and clients. It's fast and easy to use our "INVITE" function above left on the navigation bar to enter e-mails (even your whole list at once!).
Thanks much for joining us; we wish you an outstanding holiday season, a great start to 2010, and look forward to seeing you online.