ODESSA, Ukraine, February 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --
- Mass Valentine's Kissoff Propels Online Dating Giant into World Records Book
GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS(TM) has recognized online dating portal and romance tour company Anastasia International as the new world record holder for Most Kisses Received in One Minute - 118 smackers. The new record was set this Valentine's weekend in the popular Black Sea resort of Odessa, Ukraine, where a small army of Ukrainian women precision smooched a single American man and together broke the existing record. American-Russian owned and operated Anastasia organized the records breach as part of an extravaganza charity event. Proceeds benefit the Ukrainian Red Cross Society.
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Cracked on Saturday, February 12 during Anastasia's Valentine's Romance Tour to Odessa, the new record of 118 kisses surpasses the previous one of 112 held by Deborah Gist of Washington, D.C. set in 2009.
The new record brings an added global dimension to Anastasia and her popular international dating vacations. Anastasia offers premium romance tour packages to some of the world's most exotic destinations where her members meet beautiful single women for love, romance and long-term commitment. And while Anastasia has not until now attempted such a GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS(TM) feat, her amorous excursions have for years helped pair single men with some of the loveliest and most exquisite women in the world.
With proceeds going to the Ukrainian Red Cross Society, Anastasia's record-breaker serves a truly worthy charitable cause. The Ukrainian Red Cross funds over 40 programs in Ukraine, serves 105,000 elderly and infirmed patients, nearly 23,000 disabled veterans, and upwards of 8,000 disabled children. The Ukrainian Red Cross Society is a member of the International Red Cross, the world's largest humanitarian organization.
"Anastasia is honored and proud to hold this distinguished record as a mark of prestige in the international dating community," said Larry Cervantes, spokesman for Anastasia. "Odessa and Ukraine have been very good to us through the years. So on a day such as Valentine's which embodies the values of love, passion and affection, we are pleased not only to have a new global title, but to also be able to provide much needed support to one of Odessa's largest non-profit organizations."
Founded in 1993, Anastasia is the industry's leading International Introduction and Romance Tour Company bringing single men together with available women from Russia & CIS, Asia, Latin America and Africa for dating and marriage. Anastasia's Family of sites includes AnastasiaDate.com, AmoLatina.com, AsianBeauties.com and AfricaBeauties which together count over 150 million online visitors yearly and over 2.5 million letters exchanged onsite daily. Anastasia has been featured in a range of international media...newspapers, magazines, blogs, online publications, TV and film. Learn more about Anastasia at http://www.anastasiasites.com.
Larry Cervantes Managing Editor Anastasia International +1(207)262-9595 firstname.lastname@example.org
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