From info on hotels, resorts and restaurants to beaches, amusement parks and campgrounds, kgb’s 542542 text answer service is the place for all summer travel questions under the sun
NEW YORK – May 21, 2009 – Memorial Day Weekend marks the start of the summer vacation season, and kgb’s 542542 text answer service is heating up to answer all your travel-related questions. Whether you’re looking for a hotel recommendation or a great place to sunbathe, swim, surf, sail, fish, shop, chow down, ride a rollercoaster, hike or mountain bike, kgb 542542 is the go-to guide for all your summer travel tips, advice and destination information.
Below is a sample of actual summer travel-related questions kgb recently answered.
How much is admission to Yellowstone National Park? What is the cheapest Disney vacation package? Where’s the best romantic vacation spot in Florida? What are the 10 most fun things to do in Dallas during summer vacation? Where’s the best gluten-free restaurant in Pittsburgh? What intersection is the Mushroom Lounge in Sacramento, CA located at? Where can I find hotels in West Palm Beach, FL that have a Jacuzzi?
Here’s how it works: text any travel-related question (or any question for that matter) to 542542 (kgbkgb), the number for the kgb’s text answer service, where a specially-trained kgb Special Agent is waiting to provide a quick, accurate answer.
The kgb 542542 text answer service combines the power of the company’s best-in-class knowledge database with the judgment and skill of a specially-trained community of kgb Special Agents who provide quick, accurate responses to any question. Users receive real-time responses to questions any time, day or night, from any cell phone, for a cost of ninety-nine cents.
“kgb542542 is America’s premier mobile find resource – a source of quick and precise answers that can prove invaluable for travelers,” said Bruce Stewart, CEO of kgb Digital and Mobile. “Most people don’t have access to search functions on their cell phones, and even those who do, find they don’t always want to sift through a mountain of search results when they’re on the road. kgb542542 can find any answer a traveler needs in minutes, from hotel prices to flight times to information about your favorite beach or museum or amusement park. Kgb542542 is a great resource for vacationers or anyone else who needs a quick, precise answer.
In January kgb launched its flagship text answer service, 542542 (kgbkgb) following the success of kgb’s similar "Ask Us Anything" premium text answer service in the United Kingdom.
kgb (www.kgb.com) is a privately held, New York-based company and the world’s largest independent provider of directory assistance and enhanced information services. Founded in 1992 with the name INFONXX, the company changed its name to kgb in 2008. During its fifteen year history, kgb has built some of the most successful and recognizable retail brands in the telecommunications and enhanced information services sector in Europe, including The Number 118 118 in the United Kingdom and Le Numero 118 218 in France, both of which have the largest market share in their respective markets. kgb is also the largest and fastest-growing independent wholesale directory assistance service provider in the U.S.
kgb has pioneered the provision of a broad range of wholesale and retail information services beyond traditional directory assistance services, including call completion, movie listings, train schedules, price comparisons and “Ask Us Anything” service across multiple platforms, including mobile and landline phones, SMS and the Internet. In 2008, kgb won the Pelorus Award for the Best Text Directory Information Service in the United States. Last year kgb served more than a hundred million consumers globally and answered nearly a billion questions.
Answers to travel questions above:
Q: How much is admission to Yellowstone National Park?
A: The entrance fee is $25 for a private noncommercial vehicle; 420 for each snowmobile/motorcycle; $12 for each visitor 16/older entering by foot, bike or ski
Q: What is the cheapest Disney vacation package?
A: There is a package for two that costs $139. It includes 3 Days & 2 Nights, 2 Adult Disney World 1 Day Passes, free breakfast and shuttle @saveonresorts.com
Q: Where’s the best romantic vacation spot in Florida?
A: St. Augustine has horse-drawn carriage rides and a number of romantic bed and breakfast Inns! Carriage Way B7B, Tel: 800-908-9832. Voted Best B&B! Have fun!
Q: What are the 10 most fun things to do in Dallas during summer vacation?
Fun things to do in Dallas include: Dallas World Aquarium, Dallas Arboretum, Dallas Museum of Art, White Rock Lake, reunion Tower, Ice Skating Center … More
Q: Where’s the best gluten-free restaurant in Pittsburgh?
A: Venue Gluuteny, 193 Murray Hill, Squirrel Hill, Pittsburgh, PA 15217, 1-412-521-4890.
Franktuary, 325 Oliver Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15222, 1-412-288-0322. Enjoy!
Q: What intersection is the Mushroom Lounge in Sacramento, CA, located at?
A: The intersection for the Mushroom Lounge in Sacramento, CA is South Port Dr. and Kiefer Blvd.
Q: Where can I find hotels in West Palm Beach, FL that have a Jacuzzi
A: Marriott West Palm Beach, 800-591-9968, $149/night. Crowne Plaza,West Palm Beach, 800-227-6963, $99/night. Breakers Hotel 1-888-273-2537, $289/night.