Hotels.com Offers Winter Getaways at New & Renovated Hotels for Travelers with...

Hotels.com Offers Winter Getaways at New & Renovated Hotels for Travelers with Cabin Fever

Two sales provide up to 30% off at luxurious winter vacation destinations


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DALLAS, Jan. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — 49 out of 50 states have seen snow flurries this winter, which means many Americans have been cooped up inside. Hotels.com now offers great getaway options for travelers suffering from cabin fever with the January hotel sale. Save up to 30 percent off hotels all over the world; from luxurious beach-side California hotels to quintessential English B&B’s. Travelers can book by January 31 for travel through March 31 to take advantage of this sale.

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Concurrent to this winter sale, Hotels.com is also celebrating the start of the new year with deals on new and renovated hotels. Book by January 31, and travel through March 31.

“This winter has been particularly harsh on everyone and a mini-getaway can help cure cabin fever,” said Taylor L. Cole, APR, director of public relations for Hotels.com. “This is a great time to explore new or recently refurbished hotels or escape to warm weather destinations with our sales. A vacation that may seem out-of-budget later in the year can be much more affordable this time of year.”

Escape for Sun and Fun:

Even if it isn’t swimming weather, a trip to experience hotels in Long Beach, California offers a relaxing break. With attractions like Shoreline Village, including the Long Beach Shoreline Marina, shops, restaurants, and nightlife, this location is an adult playground. A four-and-a-half star boutique hotel, the AVIA Long Beach is luxury at the right price – starting at just $159 per night and just two blocks from the waterfront. As a bonus, the property hosts food and wine samplings every evening.

International Bound:

Craving a taste of another culture? Take an international trip and experience hotels in London, England. The city is affordable and less crowded during this time of year. See the London Eye, Big Ben and Waterloo before heading off to Oxford Street, Piccadilly Circus, Leicester Square and Canary Wharfs. The Park Plaza County Hall London is located on the South Bank of Westminster Bridge and starts at $222 per night.

Ski and Spa:

For adventure-seekers who jump into the elements at the first hint of snow, a weekend vacation on the mountain is a thrill. To tear through some deep powder during a winter stay, The Lodge & Spa at Cordillera, a beautiful hotel in Vail, Colorado, overlooks Vail Valley and the Rocky Mountains’ Sawatch Range. After a day on the slopes at either Vail or neighboring Beaver Creek, a spa treatment to end the day is within the resort’s amenities. Rooms begin at $299 for this four-star property.

Historic Road Trip:

Centered in the mid-Atlantic region of the East Coast, Washington, D.C. is an accessible weekend road trip for millions of Americans. History buffs can stay at The Dupont Hotel nestled in the historic Dupont Circle neighborhood in the Northwestern section of the city and 15 minutes from American landmarks like the Washington Monument and Lincoln Memorial. Rooms begin at $179 per night. Washington, D.C. was also voted the favorite historical city destination by TravelSmartBlog readers.

For more information on the Hotels.com January Sale, New and Renovated Hotels, or for images and company snapshots, please click here for the Hotels.com media room.

Press contacts:

Meghan Callaghan – Ruder Finn for Hotels.com

Phone: (212) 715-1608

Email: callaghanm@ruderfinn.com

Taylor L. Cole, APR

Hotels.com North America

Phone: (469) 335-8442

Email: taycole@hotels.com

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