Haunted America Sets Records & Receives Awards

Web Surfers Enjoy the Best of Halloween

Oct 06, 1998, 01:00 ET from Haunted America

    CHICAGO, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Halloween fast became the United State's
 second most popular holiday, second only to Christmas according to AMERICAN
     "Halloween decorations adorn retail stores by late August and in early
 September the Halloween season is launched with the opening of thousands of
 haunted houses throughout the United States," stated Haunted America's Sharon
 Marzano.  She should know, as Vice President of Haunted America, Marzano
 oversees the single largest Halloween related site on the internet.  Last year
 alone, Haunted America recorded over 6 million hits.
     This year the site again features a national database of 110 of the most
 popular attractions that are part of the Haunted America "network" and an
 additional 3,000 smaller attractions.  In addition, www.HauntedAmerica.com
 offers original animation, radio dramas, Poe reading, real ghost stories, fan
 magazine, an online retail shop known as "The Haunt Shop" and so much more.
     This year also marks the second year that web surfers can find Haunted
 America at America Online (AOL).  AOL is the presenting sponsor of Haunted
 America and AOL members can find Haunted America on AOL at Keyword: Halloween.
     Haunted America has received numerous awards including the following: L.A.
 "Times Pick," WISE Award, Top 10 Web Sites (for web site design), Cool Site of
 The Nite, Critical Mass Award, The Cool Award and Quatec's Website Design
     Haunted America projects that over 10 million people will visit the site
 this year and experience the best of Halloween.
     www.HauntedAmerica.Com or on AOL Keyword: Halloween

SOURCE Haunted America