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01-03-2011 11:45 AM CET | Tourism, Cars, Traffic

Press release from: Rachel Carter PR

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Charlotte, VT – Rachel Carter, owner and principal of the Vermont public relations, social media, and grassroots marketing business, Rachel Carter PR, is working with respected travel writer, Christina Tree, to co-author the 13th edition of Vermont, An Explorer’s Guide slated for publication in 2012.

Rachel, known for her travels across the state in the nationally recognized Vermont Vibes Blog will be documenting her guidebook research and adventures on the Vermont Vibes Blog new website –

As the media landscape Rachel often speaks about to Vermont businesses continues to shift, she has launched a new website offering both professional and amateur Vermont media a web based news feed at

“It’s great to work with someone already so familiar with and enthusiastic about Vermont, especially a person who can bring the perspective of a blogger to exploring this exceptional state in depth,” Chris Tree observes.

Chris Tree launched the Explorer Guides series for Countryman Press more than 30 years ago. In 1983 Vermont, An Explorer’s Guide, was the first guidebook to the Green Mountain State to include lodging and dining as well as attractions, activities, shopping and just about anything else of interest to resident or “from away” explorers. She has regularly updated the guide and in the process has contributed dozens for articles about Vermont to the Boston Globe and for Yankee Magazine. Chris and Rachel met at the 2010 Vermont Travel Industry Conference where they were both workshop presenters.

Rachel is on the planning committee for the 2011 Vermont Travel Industry Conference being held in Burlington April 12th – 14th. She is also a 2010 recipient of the Vermont Business Magazine Rising Star Award.

The Countryman Press is Vermont’s oldest name in publishing. The company began in Taftsville, Vermont, in 1973 in Peter and Jane Jennison’s farmhouse kitchen. In 1996 they became a division of W.W. Norton & Company, Inc., the country’s oldest and largest publishing house owned by its employees. The Countryman Press retains its own identity with editorial and production offices in Woodstock, Vermont and publishes about 70 books per year, with over 350 books in print. More information is available at

Rachel Carter PR is a public relations firm, based in Charlotte, Vermont, committed to working with Vermont companies, organizations, and small businesses to develop relationship based and individualized public relations programs encompassing the power of social media and the ingenuity of grassroots marketing. Rachel Carter is the author of the Vermont Vibes Blog and works exclusively with Vermont businesses and organizations. More information is available at

Rachel Carter PR
564 Garen Road
Charlotte, VT 05445

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