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Cal Simmons’ Biography: Cal Simmons is one of the most trusted and recognized experts in the travel industry. In 1976, Cal founded Cal Simmons Travel, which became one of the top travel agencies in the country. He is a frequent speaker at industry events, and has served on the boards of several airlines, hotel companies and a rental car agency. Cal is also the co-founder and manager of three early-stage venture funds and in 2001, he co-authored the widely acclaimed investment guide, Every Business Needs an Angel, published by Random House. In 2002, he was appointed Chairman of the Virginia Tourism Corporation by the Governor of Virginia, and in that same year, published his first online travel guide, The Informed Traveler, which now reaches over 80,000 subscribers. Continuing his successes, he launched Five Star Alliance (FSA), an online agency featuring the world’s great hotels, in 2004. Recently, Cal launched www.SimmonsHotelGuides.com, a city by city collection of blogs featuring the world’s best hotels. Cal also publishes www.TravelOnion.com, which offersconsumers the best travel deals, contests, and blogs all in one place. 

About Simmons Hotel Guides: Simmons Hotel Guides is a collection of blogs featuring the world’s best hotels. Their featured site, www.TheBestHotelsoftheWorld.com, encompasses articles highlighting hotel news, specials, events and more from great hotels around the globe. Simmons Hotel Guides also publishes city specific blogs for some of the world’s largest cities including Washington D.C.(www.BestHotelsofWashingtonDC.com), New York City (www.BestHotelsofNewYorkCity.com), and London (www.TopHotelsofLondon.com). For more information, please visit www.SimmonsHotelGuides.com





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