Allegiant’s $420M bet on Port Charlotte: Airline building its own $200-a-night hotel to upsell flyers

Excellent article by Dawn Gilbertson, USA Today, reporting on Alegiant’s entry into the luxury hotel business in Port Charlotte.

Allegiant Air is renowned for getting vacationers to buy more than cheap plane tickets.

Passengers spend an extra $45 on average for seat assignments, bags, priority boarding, travel insurance, in-flight food and drinks and more on top of $67 for airfare.

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Thinking of going FSBO “for sale by owner”?

for sale by owner punta gordaAre you a property owner in Punta Gorda, thinking of doing a “for sale by owner” or FSBO sale …without a real estate agent? If so, there are some important factors to consider.

Usually, when it comes to selling real estate, a property owner entrusts a licensed real estate agent and brokerage with the task of marketing, negotiating, facilitating and ultimately closing the transaction. The agent or broker is in charge of nearly every aspect of the property sale as authorized by the owner.

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Motorcycle Trip :: July 26th to July 30th

july26-30July 26th travel from Anchorage AK to Tok AK Weather is beautiful with brilliant sunshine with temps ranging from low 50’s to mid-70. Hard to describe the scenic beauty of this days run but in short this is way folks come to Alaska. The views are a never ending array of huge mountains, rivers, valley’s, glaciers and vista’s that seem to go on forever.

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Motorcycle Trip :: August 3rd to August 6th

alaskasunsetFriday August 3rd Bellingham WA to Ontario OR- Our ship arrives one half hour late which makes our day just a little more challenging. What time is it becomes a central theme of the day. Until we docked in Bellingham WA we remain on Alaskan time which is 4 hours behind Eastern. Once we arrive in Bellingham it changes to 3 hours for Pacific time and our destination Ontario OR is Mountain time is a 2 hour change.

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Motorcycle Trip :: July 20th to July 25th

alaskav3July 20th thru 23rd Friday, Saturday and Sunday were day off @ Denali AK-
Stayed at McKinley Village Lodge rustic and modern at same time. Situated on the Nenana River it really was a beautiful spot. The small village which is the entrance to Denali National Park is only open for business from mid-May to early September then it’s closed up till next spring. Most people travel here via bus or train from Anchorage looking for adventure. Activities we enjoyed included an unbelievable plane ride to Denali Mountain which is 100 miles west of park entrance.

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