February 13, 2011

Romance Week Comes To

New York, NY – Whether looking for the best place to steal that first kiss, locating the perfect spot to tie the knot, or simply searching for the secret getaway to reignite the flames of passion, has all the tips, advice and articles you’ll ever need on the destinations you’ll simply LOVE to go to this Valentine’s Day.

Running from February 14-18 Romance Week features new stories designed to give couples who are in the mood for love some fantastic ideas for places to visit and explore, including:

  • Top places to steal a kiss (like Rio and Venice)
    • Best places to get married (like Tuscany and the Western Cape of South Africa)
    • Long term travel as a couple
    • Romantic New York

The site’s gorgeous photo gallery also has a special feature entitled Romantic US getaways – a selection of locations from New Orleans to New Mexico so beautiful that if they had a face you’d kiss it. And with the Royal Wedding just over two months away, also features a special supplement on Royal Honeymoon locations like Southern France, Tierra del Fuego, Sardinia or a private island.

BBC Travel’s editorial director, David G Allan, who himself got engaged on the Eiffel Tower during a romantically adventurous year of travelling around the world with his partner comments: “I’ve always felt travel is one of the most romantic, and bonding, experiences a couple can share, and our writers have discovered the best locations for kindling the flame or keeping it stoked.” was first launched in August 2010 to offer international visitors access to the huge amount of travel information, advice and inspiration which is available from the BBC and Lonely Planet. The site offers access to the latest travel information to enable them to connect with the world and each other.