Friday, May 16, 2008

Branson Business a Passionate Success

Branson Business a Passionate Success

Branson Tourism Center celebrates six years of phenomenal growth.

Branson, MO (Vocus) June 12, 2009

Not many people get the opportunity to successfully convert their passion into their livelihood. Still less get to do it in a manner that instantly and directly helps build the economic base of their community. Six years ago, Lianne Milton, with a dream and two employees, seized the opportunity to do just that and launched Branson Tourism Center (BTC). The rest is a phenomenal success story based on leadership, commitment, personal relationships, and a passion for serving Branson and its visitors.

Recently celebrating its sixth anniversary, BTC has become Branson's largest provider of Branson travel services and employs about 100 people. Milton credits BTC’s phenomenal success with being able to establish relationships and work with vendors and employees having a common passion. She describes that common passion as "bringing visitors to Branson by providing them with the best information, value, and travel services and ensuring that they have a great entertainment experience while in Branson."

She said it all starts with the uniqueness and quality of the entertainment product that Branson has to offer. BTC is devoted to marketing and selling that product to the world because, in her estimation, the economic base of BTC depends on the same thing the economic base of Branson depends on: Visitors coming to Branson and buying that product.

Milton believes that the great success BTC has enjoyed is because of its basic business philosophy of bringing new visitors and return visitors back to Branson and not devoting a lot of marketing effort trying to intercept them after they get to Branson. She emphasized her belief that BTC is a marketing partner with their vendor shows, attractions, restaurants, lodging facilities and other Branson businesses to ensure a constant flow of visitors into Branson.

She points out that BTC invests a substantial amount of its resources in marketing outside of the immediate Branson area and that the vast majority of the tickets, lodging, and other Branson travel services BTC sells are sold to visitors generated by BTC's own marketing before they ever get to Branson. While using state of the art and leading edge technology, Milton is passionate about BTC's core business of providing a personal, no service charge, "concierge" service to potential Branson visitors. This personal service gives them the opportunity to work one on one with a trained BTC Travel Specialist over the phone and has an almost legendary reputation for customer service and excellence.

Larry Milton, Lianne's husband and co-owner of BTC, points out that BTC's marketing efforts include BTC's acquisition and operation of www. Branson. com, Branson’s oldest and most trafficked commercial website; www. BransonTourismCenter. com, the heart of BTC's vaunted individual concierge type service; and www. BransonOnTheWeb. com, a web booking engine for consumers and use by Travel Agents, and affiliates participating in cooperative marketing programs with BTC. He points out that BTC has a full service travel agency www. BransonTravelAgency. com, groups department www. BransonGroups. com, special events department www. CelebrateInBranson. com and is constantly looking for ways to better serve their vendors and Branson’s visitors.

Branson Tourism Center, LLC, is Branson's leading provider of Branson travel services and sells more show tickets than any other Branson entity. Among other organizations, it is a member of all three area Chambers including the Branson Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce and Convention and Visitors Bureau, Better Business Bureau, American Society of Travel Agents, National Tour Association, American Bus Association, and the Branson Lakes Area Lodging Association. BTC may be reached by calling 1-800-978-1999.


This Saturday, February 27th, William Lyon Homes Opens Sales Gallery For Its New Carlsbad Neighborhood -- Mirasol At La Costa Greens

This Saturday, February 27th, William Lyon Homes Opens Sales Gallery For Its New Carlsbad Neighborhood -- Mirasol At La Costa Greens

Visit Mirasol's Sales Gallery Opening this Saturday to preview this new home neighborhood in the coastal resort community of La Costa Greens in Carlsbad!

Carlsbad, CA (PRWEB) February 26, 2010

William Lyon Homes is proud to announce the Sales Gallery Opening of Mirasol this Saturday, February 27th! Guests are encouraged to visit this new home neighborhood in the coastal resort community of La Costa Greens in Carlsbad and see firsthand that reality in San Diego County is better than they dreamed! Don't be left behind! Be among the first to take advantage of early benefits and join this special celebration to preview these single-family detached designs surrounded by a vibrant lifestyle and amenities that will enrich the value of every new home purchase at Mirasol. For more details and to stay updated on future happenings, visit www. lyonhomes. com/mirasol (http://www. lyonhomes. com/mirasol).

"The Sales Gallery opening is an important milestone because it provides visitors with significant information on Mirasol's home sites, amenities lists and most importantly, its spacious floorplans that offer flexibility for buyers at every stage of life," said Brian Doyle, Division President for William Lyon Homes. "This Saturday's opening will be a day you won't want to miss. Buyers who attend this event can meet with the knowledgeable sales counselors to learn more about pre-qualifying information and upcoming events. Pricing is currently anticipated to start from the low $700,000s. Visitors will also experience Mirasol's amenity-rich setting as well as the neighborhood's convenient, walking-close location to Poinsettia Elementary (http://www. pes. cusd. ca. schoolloop. com/), which is part of the acclaimed Carlsbad Unified School District (http://www. carlsbadusd. us/)."

San Diegans who desire a quality lifestyle, financial value, indoor/outdoor designs and access to great schools will find all the answers at Mirasol, a new home address that exceeds the dream!

Mirasol (http://sandiego. lyonhomes. com/homes/community. php/Mirasol_at_La_Costa_Greens. html? c=341&utm_source=www. lyonhomes. com/mirasol&utm_medium=print&utm_campaign=.mirasol) will introduce one - and two-story detached homes that may be tailored to individual styles, preferences and goals. Four floorplans will range from approximately 1,953 to 3,245 square feet, with three to five bedrooms, three to four and one-half bathrooms, great rooms that flow in harmony with island-style kitchens and two or three-car garages. Specific floorplans will include bonus rooms, master retreats and libraries that can be optioned as downstairs bedrooms. The inclusion of patios, porches and courtyards will present opportunities for indoor/outdoor entertaining and dining amidst this coastal-close setting. To accommodate individual buyer needs, Mirasol's design options will range from guest suites to verandas.

La Costa Greens is a master-planned community situated within the Villages of La Costa, a collection of four distinct master-planned communities set in the prestigious La Costa area of southeastern Carlsbad. Planned on 660 acres overlooking the North Course of La Costa, La Costa Greens will feature approximately 858 residences in 13 neighborhoods at build-out. An array of resort-style amenities include a proposed 32-acre public community park and aquatic center, a new Carlsbad elementary school, daycare facilities, bike trails and footpaths, as well as a residents-only club called The Presidio, complete with a contemporary Mediterranean-style clubhouse, fully equipped fitness center, swimming pool, waterfall and pond. La Costa Greens is served by the Carlsbad Unified School District and the San Marcos
Unified School District, both touting California Distinguished schools. For more information about La Costa Greens, visit www. lacostagreens. com. To learn more about the Villages of La Costa, visit www. villagesoflacosta. com.

A 2.5% Broker Referral Fee is offered at Mirasol. Brokers must bring their client on their first visit to register. Broker Referral Fee to be paid at the close of escrow.

William Lyon Homes means it when they say that they put themselves into their homes. That's because they build each and every home as if it were their own. They've earned a solid track record for constructing homes throughout the West since 1954.

To visit Mirasol, travel the I-5 and exit east on La Costa Ave. Turn left on El Camino Real, right on Poinsettia Lane, left on Quartz Way and then stay left onto Geode Lane to the Sales Gallery.

The Sales Gallery is open daily from 10 a. m. to 5 p. m., and Monday from 1 p. m. to 5 p. m. For more information, call 888-387-5230 or register at www. lyonhomes. com/mirasol (http://www. lyonhomes. com/mirasol).

Prices are effective as of the date of publication. All homes are subject to prior sale. Prices and availability of homes are subject to change without notice. DRE Officer License: 00982816.

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