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Media Contact:Margot Blackmargot at blackinkpr.com323-876-5006BlackInk PR MARTIN RESORTS LAUNCHES THEIR NEW LUXURY BOUTIQUE HOTEL, THE PICCOLO, OCTOBER 16 IN PASO ROBLES Martin Resorts Aims to Elevate the Boutique Hotel Experience to Meet Growing Demand for Luxurious, Authentic Accommodations in Paso Robles Wine Country PASO ROBLES (Oct. 8, 2019)—Martin Resorts is excited to announce the official opening date of Oct. 16, 2019 for the highly anticipated Piccolo—Paso Robles’ latest luxury hotel.The

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Media Contact:Margot Blackmargot at blackinkpr.com323-876-5006BlackInk PR EXPLORE THE STORIED PAST OF JAPAN’S KUNISAKI PENINSULA WITH WALK JAPAN Walk Japan specialises in authentic and enjoyable tours of Japan. Small-group, guided and self-guided walking tours venture through lesser-known areas of the country, and celebrate the culture, rich history and gastronomy of one of the world’s most fascinating lands. The Kunisaki Peninsula is nestled into the western end of Japan’s Inland

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Media Contact:Margot Blackmargot at blackinkpr.com323-876-5006BlackInk PR IZU GEO TRAIL A walking tour through a spectacular Geological Park in the fascinating Izu Peninsula Izu was created by the tectonic forces that still shape the Japanese islands. Volcanic submarine activity some 20 million years ago wrought a landmass that was forced into collision with Honshu, Japan’s main island, as the Philippine Sea Plate pushed against the Eurasian Plate – a process which

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NEW LUXURY HOTEL, THE PICCOLO, TAPS LOCAL TALENT TO HELP ELEVATE THE BOUTIQUE HOTEL EXPERIENCE IN PASO ROBLES Director of Hospitality, Martin Beckett Aims to Create a ‘Paso Perfected’ Experience that Brings the Boutique Hotel’s Sophisticated, Yet Relaxed Brand to Life FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Media Contacts: Margaret JohnsonChief Operating OfficerMartin Resortsmargaretm@martinresorts.com805-547-2706 Jeanne SullivanPress InquiriesJeanne@BlackInkPR.com323-876-5006BlackInkPR.com  PASO ROBLES (June 28)—Martin Resorts dialed up the excitement on the anticipated opening of The Piccolo this fall,

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Media Contact:Margot Blackmargot at blackinkpr.com323-876-5006Black Ink PR WALK JAPAN’S NEW ONSEN GASTRONOMY TOURS Easy walking tours with strong emphases on onsen hot springs and Japanese gastronomy Los Angeles, June 5, 2019 –  New tours celebrate distinctive aspects of Japanese culture: the ritual of bathing in onsens hot spring baths, and savouring fresh seasonal delights. At the invitation of the Onsen Gastronomy Tourism Association, Walk Japan, specialists in small, authentic group tours, has