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About Alex Mateo

An explorer at heart, Alex Mateo writes for and is always ready to plan his next trip.

Broadway Night Out with Tender Bar and The Phantom of the Opera!

Plum Benefits powered by TicketsatWork hosted a networking event at Tender Bar before watching Phantom of the Opera.

Plum Benefits powered by TicketsatWork hosted another fabulous networking event with top HR representatives in the area with a preview of the classic Broadway show, The Phantom of the Opera. Guests had the opportunity to mingle with fellow HR industry reps, sampled delicious appetizers and sipped on cocktails before the show at Tender Bar in Midtown.

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Also recognized at the event were the top HR reps who had the most signups from the past three months. They were Ariana Synder and Rebecca Lukeman of SCO Family of Services and Carolyn Jones of Montifiore Hospital. Congratulations!

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SHRM is One in a Minion

by Alex Mateo
Content Team,

Minions at SHRM will be the toast of the conference in Las Vegas 2015 thanks to TicketsatWork and Universal Orlando Resort.

Minions will be visiting Las Vegas this June for the Society for Human Resource Management annual conference (SHRM) at Booth #2660! TicketsatWork and Universal Orlando Resort present a Minion Meet & Greet, where you can relax from your SHRM schedule and kiss a lovable minion. Let your Instagram followers get jealous because we will be delivering digital copies of the images almost instantly on-site for Free!

Now how did these minions get here? Well, the origin story for the minions will be hitting theaters on July 10 in the feature film “Minions” starring Kevin, Stuart and Bob. But be sure to sign up your company today for TicketsatWork, the leading corporate benefits program in the nation, because you can save big on movie tickets and get free popcorn to boot. That’s something minions would go crazy for… I know my little minions would too. Learn how you can have more #FunatWork at Plus, we have the best deals on Universal Orlando Resort, where you can even dance with minions.  But if “Minions” the movie is what you are looking for, you can also grab discounted Universal CityWalk Meal and Movie tickets, so you can feast at a CityWalk restaurant and enjoy the movie at AMC Universal Cineplex 20 at Universal Orlando. But for now, minions are planning to head to Las Vegas for SHRM. Will you join us at Booth #2660?

The Anaheim Hotel Difference

by: Alex Mateo
Content Team,

The balcony view from the Hilton Anaheim Hotel near Disneyland, you can see Cars Land and Tower of Terror at California Adventure.

If you can look out your balcony and see Mickey’s Fun Wheel, Grizzly Peak, The Tower of Terror, and what looks like the back of the mountains of Radiator Springs in Cars Land, you are staying at an Anaheim hotel near Disneyland overlooking Disney California Adventure theme park. I don’t think there’s a better way to start your day in the morning than looking out the window and watching the morning sunrise blaze through the clouds to shine on the theme park where you’ll spend the day. has really great deals on Anaheim Hotels that will make your Disneyland vacation a success, not to mention easy. I’d recommend hotels like The Anabella Hotel and Desert Palms Hotel and Suites that are located less than a mile from Disneyland (the theme parks are visible) and you’ll save big with Continue reading

Animated Cars Characters take over Cars Land

by: Alex Mateo
Content Team,

Mater led the way into Cars Land at Disney California Adventure theme park.

When I first walked into Cars Land at Disney California Adventure, I was greeted by Mater, who was parked by the Cozy Cone for his regularly scheduled Meet and Greet. “Welcome to Radiators Springs…” he said, as he drove off leading the way towards the mountains. As my son and I waved goodbye to Mater, he honked and we were on our way to Radiator Springs Racers, which we had acquired Fast Passes to earlier in the day.

Tip #1: Get your Fast Pass for Radiator Springs Racers early, they can be found before you pass A Bug’s Land.

After the race, we went back near the Cozy Cone to see Red the Fire Truck, and as a special bonus; Red noticed my son was wearing his Happy Birthday button. As soon as he saw it, Red honked a Happy Birthday tune, and my five year old’s face lit up. “He just wished me Happy Birthday!” Continue reading