Barbara Koning of the Examiner recently wrote a great piece about Social Media giant David Shapiro and his summer vacation share planning. The idea is so good and the article well written that we at AANY decided to repost it here in its entirety. Enjoy!

As spring has finally sprung, it’s time for New Yorkers to start locking down their vacation plans for those coveted 15 weekends between Memorial Day and Labor Day. Every Friday, hard working New Yorkers hop into cars and onto trains, buses and ferries to get to their preferred summer destination such as the Hamptons, Fire Island or Jersey Shore.

However, David Shapiro of, is offering New Yorkers something new for 2014. Shapiro believes that the discerning consumer demands a revolutionary change in the way summer vacations are structured. “People work hard during the week and they truly want to make the most of their summer weekends that often start early with half-day Fridays.” David explains. “In the past, Manhattan professionals would settle for a fairly rigid alternating schedule of weekends at the same house over and over again. But now, we believe people want more. They want to be able to pick exactly where and when they go away. In response, we’re offering a selection of 14 weekend trips spread across the tri-state area’s top destinations,” he said. In other words, is offering their guests the option to create a custom ‘share’ picking from an ocean front Hamptons hotel, the all-inclusive Club Getaway resort in Connecticut, a Fire Island house, and an Atlantic City mega-hotel. Trips start as early as April 25th in Atlantic City and run until Club Getaway’s Fall Finale in October.

For the complete schedule of summer share vacation packages, visit The more weekends you book as a part of your Summer Share and the more destinations you include, the less it costs for each.”Be an explorer and try it all!” exclaims David.

Full article from the Examiner, Inc. is the leading social and professional networking company in the New York City area, with over 150,000 members. They host events and vacations for upscale professionals. Social events are geared towards trendy party goers who know how to enjoy everything Manhattan nightlife has to offer, while business events are geared towards successful professionals looking to expand their networks. The vacations cater to professionals who want to kick back, relax, and have a great time away from their busy lives. For more information about Summer Shares in the Hamptons, Fire Island, Club Getaway and Atlantic City, visit the website or call 212-579-4844.

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