Monday, September 12, 2011

Recreation One Stop (R1S) to Host Hospitality Outreach Event Oct. 17-19, 2011 in Bethesda, MD


  WASHINGTON, D.C., Sept. 12, 2011—Officials of Recreation One Stop (R1S), a program of  the federal government dealing with online travel, reservations, and vacation trip planning on public lands, today announced that it will host a unique “Explore Your America” outreach event October 17-19, 2011, at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel in Bethesda, Md. (top left photo) 

The purpose of the event is to familiarize hospitality focused technology and marketing groups with (, one of the top recreation websites in the world with more than 11 million page views, 1.6 million reservations and $80 million in recreation fees on an annual basis.

  “ is the exclusive online portal to explore recreation opportunities available on U.S. federal lands,” said Lynne Beeson, R1S program manager. 

“This event is designed for businesses who may want to bid on the opportunity to sustain, grow and re-imagine this high volume online reservation portal.  We view this as an opportunity to rethink how to best market and support travel-related services on public lands. 

“Technology has taken huge strides over the past few years, and we believe there is tremendous opportunity to dramatically upgrade the way we interact with our customers.

For more detailed information, including registration for the “Explore Your America” event, please visit


Patrick Daly, Account Supervisor, Daly Gray, Inc.,
Office:  (703) 435-6293
Cell:  (703) 300-8289

 Lynne R. Beeson, R1S Program Manager,
(706) 213-8427

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