Kick Off Summer by Saving Up to 30% Off With Hotels.com’s Memorial...

Kick Off Summer by Saving Up to 30% Off With Hotels.com’s Memorial Day Sale

Over 750 Hotel Deals Across the U.S., Latin America, Caribbean, and Canada


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DALLAS, May 12 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — The official start of summer is less than three weeks away and Hotels.com(R)’s Memorial Day sale (http://www.hotels.com/deals/memorialday) is offering up to 30% savings on over 750 hotels across the U.S., Latin America, Caribbean, and Canada for the holiday weekend. Rooms must be booked online or through Hotels.com 24/7 call center by May 31, 2010 for travel between May 26 and June 2, 2010.

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“We’re seeing incredible deals for one of the most popular travel holidays,” says Taylor L. Cole, APR, director of public relations for Hotels.com. “Travelers can stretch their dollars and take advantage of holiday savings by upgrading to a hotel with a higher star rating. Plus, if they sign up for the Hotels.com loyalty program welcomerewards(TM) when they book their Memorial Day vacation, they’ll be one step closer to a free room night.”

Memorial Day deals for your long holiday weekend are available at waterfront hot spots like in San Diego and entertainment areas such as Anaheim. Recommended by 88% of Hotels.com users, The Dana on Mission Bay by SeaWorld is offering a savings of up to 30% off with rates starting at $99. The resort hotel offers a complimentary shuttle to SeaWorld, infinity pools with views of a private marina, and views of the bay and marina from the guestrooms. In case you, or your children, have a change of heart and decide to head to Disneyland instead, the Anaheim Park Hotel’s guest rooms starts at $59 a night, a savings of 30% off. Your family can lounge outside by the heated pool, grab a drink by the poolside bar, or take the complimentary shuttle to Disneyland without worrying about any change or cancellation fees.

For those who want a true beach escape, The Inn at Key West overlooks the Gulf of Mexico. Guests will save 20% at this three and a half star boutique inn with rooms starting at $149. If a holiday weekend isn’t enough time to relax, extend your stay by using your one free night that is awarded after accumulating 10 night stays at any Hotels.com partner property as a welcomerewards member.

Metropolitan cities such as Chicago and New York are also offering great deals during the holiday weekend. Recommended by 91% of Hotels.com users, The New Yorker Hotel in New York City will save guests 25% off for a four night stay with rooms starting at $229 per room, per night. If a little pampering is what you need for the holiday, seek out the Trump International Hotel & Tower in Chicago for your Memorial Day getaway. Pamper yourself and save 30% on a three night stay for $295 a night when staying at this five star property that boasts an onsite spa that offers massage and treatment rooms and beauty services, steam room, health club, an indoor pool, and more.

Travelers who can’t decide where to go for this Memorial Day weekend can virtually travel to 10 different cities in the United States with VirtualVacation(TM) from Hotels.com and discover local events, get real time weather, and find special deals in each city before booking. An augmented reality travel experience, VirtualVacation users can research, plan, and book a vacation on the site while interacting via webcam motion and microphone interactivity. Travelers can hold each city in the palm of their hand and customize street signs, modify local landmarks, land a plane at the airport, and more.

Hotels.com offers more than just great hotel savings. It is an industry authority that puts customers first by offering their Price Match Guarantee, so that those booking can be assured they are getting the best deal, either online or by speaking directly to a travel expert at 1-800-2-HOTELS 24 hours a day. Travelers now have the chance to book great deals at top properties due to the narrowing price gap between 3, 4, and 5 star hotels in the Hotels.com 2009 Hotel Price Index(TM) (HPI(R)), an annual study on actual prices paid for hotel rooms. In addition, all bookings are eligible for Hotels.com welcomerewards credits. welcomerewards, the loyalty program from Hotels.com, rewards guests with one free night whenever they accumulate 10 nights on Hotels.com.

For additional information on the Memorial Day Sale from Hotels.com, please click here: http://www.hotels.com/deals/memorialday/

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About Hotels.com

Hotels.com(R) is a leading provider of lodging worldwide, offering more than 85,000 properties in over 60 countries from national chain hotels and all-inclusive resorts to local favorites and bed & breakfasts. With services such as welcomerewards(TM), an industry leading loyalty rewards program; the real opinions of other travelers captured in over 1.5 million Guest Reviews and; a Price Match Guarantee, so that those booking with Hotels.com can be assured they are getting the best deal, either online or by speaking directly to a travel expert at 1-800-2-HOTELS 24 hours a day. Hotels.com, A Smarter Way to Book(TM). For more information, please visit hotels.com. Hotels.com is an operating company of Expedia, Inc. (Nasdaq: EXPE). Please visit the Hotels.com Travel Smart Blog for consumer and business travel information. Follow us on Twitter via @hotels_com_us and take a VirtualVacation at www.virtualvacay.com. Hotels.com, A Smarter Way to Book(TM).

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Kick Off Summer by Saving Up to 30% Off With Hotels.com’s Memorial Day Sale