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Hotels.com Black Friday/Cyber Monday Sale Offers 50% Off Room Rates
Nov 22, 2010 (12:11 PM EST)


First 500 Bookings Receive Flip™ Ultra Camcorders

DALLAS, Nov. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- With the 2010 holiday shopping season about to launch into full swing with Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals, hotels.com is offering a tremendous sale for the busiest shopping weekend of the year. In addition to 50 percent off nightly room rates, the first 500 hotels.com customers who book the Hotels.com® 4-Day Sale and use code "4DAY" will receive a Flip™ Ultra camcorder.

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The Hotels.com 4-Day Sale goes live at midnight on November 26 and ends at 11:59 p.m. CST on November 29.

"We're kick-starting this year's holiday shopping season with 50 percent off room rates as a gift to our loyal hotels.com customers," says Taylor L. Cole, APR, director of public relations for hotels.com. "This four-day sale is a great opportunity to save on holiday travel and to take advantage of some serious Black Friday shopping in great cities like Dallas, Chicago and Venice, California."

Save More in the Windy City

The Hard Rock Hotel, housed in the 1929 Carbide & Carbon Building is located in the center of Chicago Loop premier shopping district on Michigan Avenue. This four-star property has rates as low as $134 a night and is just one block from the Chicago Theatre and Grant Park. The latest Hotels.com® Hotel Price Index™ (HPI®) study reports that Chicago hotels saw no rise in room rates from 2009 to 2010. This hotel is also close to famous Chicago landmarks such as the Wrigley Building, The Art Institute of Chicago and Navy Pier.

Visit Venice for One-of-a-Kind Deals

Some of the best one-of-a-kind shops and restaurants can be found in Venice, and we're not talking about Italy. Guests can soak up the sun while overlooking Southern California's famous Venice Beach Boardwalk and the Pacific Ocean from the three-and-a-half-star Hotel Erwin. With rates starting at $239 a night, the property is within two miles of fantastic shopping in Santa Monica and Marina del Rey. The hotel's open-air rooftop lounge, High, provides panoramic views of the beach and Los Angeles.

Big Deals in the Big D

The four-star Le Meridian in Dallas offers guests a deal sweeter than pumpkin pie this Thanksgiving weekend with rates starting at just $79 a night. Conveniently located across from Galleria Dallas, where signature stores, dining venues and an ice-skating rink are sure to draw the Black Friday crowd, the Le Meridian is a perfect spot to stay while you shop for cowboy boots, bling and 10-gallon hats for the entire family.

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For further information, please contact:

Dan Guarino – Ruder Finn for Hotels.com

Phone: (212) 715-1535

Email: guarinod@ruderfinn.com


Taylor L. Cole, APR

Hotels.com North America

Phone : (469) 335-8442



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