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PIERRE, S.D. – The South Dakota Office of Tourism’s Web site is the perfect planning tool for travelers looking for a romantic interlude. features intimate getaway packages in locations across the state. “These packages appeal to travelers because they make vacation planning simple,” said Billie Jo Waara, director of the Office of Tourism. “South Dakota’s online packages meet the demands of today's travelers who are looking for convenient vacations. Travelers want lodging, activities, events and meals all bundled up with one price tag.” The packages range from cozy B&B stays to hotel whirlpool suites, coupled with amenities such as in-room champagne and roses, and activities such as movie tickets and intimate dinners. The Office of Tourism’s efforts to promote destination packaging is part of the 2010 Initiative to change the way South Dakota is marketed thus doubling visitor spending by 2010.