We’re back! Here’s what happened …

Ahem. Some of you may have noticed this site was offline for a few hours.

OK, half a day.

Elliott Advocacy is underwritten by Travel Leaders Group. Travel Leaders Group is transforming travel through its progressive approach toward each unique travel experience. Travel Leaders Group assists millions of travelers through its leisure, business and network travel operations under a variety of diversified divisions and brands including All Aboard Travel, Andrew Harper Travel, Colletts Travel, Corporate Travel Services, CruCon Cruise Outlet, Cruise Specialists, Nexion, Protravel International, SinglesCruise.com, Travel Leaders Corporate, Travel Leaders Network and Tzell Travel Group, and its merger with ALTOUR. With more than 7,000 agency locations and 52,000 travel advisors, Travel Leaders Group ranks as one of the industry’s largest retail travel agency companies.

Here’s what happened: One of the stories on this site went viral, drawing hundreds of thousands of pageviews within minutes.

We thought we had a big enough server to handle it. We didn’t.

Our server melted down, almost literally. It had to be manually restarted this morning.

If there’s a silver lining, it’s that the snafu happened over a weekend. But, truth be told, there’s no silver lining.

We wish this hadn’t happened, and we’ll do our best to make sure it never does again.

And now, on with the show …