Bald Head Island Named One Of North Carolina’s "Local Secrets, Big Finds" By Travelocity.com

Tuesday, March 22, 2005

BALD HEAD ISLAND, NC – Bald Head Island was recently named one of North Carolina’s “Local Secrets, Big Finds 2005” by Travelocity.com, a leading national online travel company. In addition to being just one of ten North Carolina locations to earn this distinction, Bald Head Island is the only beach destination in the state to make the list.

“Receiving national recognition from a well-respected travel resource is an exciting achievement – particularly since we’re the only coastal resort to make this prestigious list,” said Trisha Howarth, Hospitality Sales and Marketing Director for Bald Head Island Limited. “We’re proud of the exceptional nature of Bald Head Island, and want to share our secret with Travelocity’s broad audience.”

Travelocity’s “Local Secrets, Big Finds 2005” is a comprehensive collection of American hot spots designed to direct travelers and locals alike to interesting locations and events in the fifty states. The list was compiled by Travelocity.com editors over the course of two years, and winning destinations were culled from thousands of possible locations. Winners are listed at www.travelocity.com/atoz.

Bald Head Island is a boat-accessed residential and resort island community offering a 10-acre marina, championship golf course, vacation rentals, second homes, and permanent residences in one of the East Coast’s most pristine cape island environments. Transportation on the island is restricted to golf carts, bicycles and pedestrian traffic. Of the island’s 12,000 acres, 10,000 acres of beaches, salt marsh and maritime forest are protected and will remain undeveloped. For more information, visit www.baldheadisland.com.

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