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Press release from PR Newswire Is in the Spirit of Giving This Holiday Season

Wednesday, December 07, 2011 Is in the Spirit of Giving This Holiday Season12:17 EST Wednesday, December 07, 2011Travelers Can Save on Rooms During the Holidays and Experience Festivities Across the Country Including Holiday Pub Crawls, Tree Lighting Ceremonies and a Torchlight ParadeDALLAS, Dec. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- 'Tis the season for shopping, and to help ease the burden of holiday spending that can often  leave a major dent in bank accounts,'s Holiday Travel Sale gives travelers deals up to 30 percent off for travel through Jan. 2, 2012. In addition to super savings, travelers who book their hotel stay during the 12 Days of Gifts Sale (valid until Dec. 12, 2011) will receive a surprise gift. Gifts change each day, and include items like a $25 JCPenney gift card, donations to St. Jude's, a Picaboo photo book and more.(Photo: "According to the National Retail Federation, consumer spending is up more than ever this holiday season. In the spirit of giving, is helping our customers spend less while rewarding them with special gifts and discounts to some of the nation's most festive cities," says Taylor L. Cole, APR, director of public relations and social media for "With savings of up to 30 percent, consumers can break away from their typical holiday routine and experience a new destination."Boston, Mass. Hotel Deals and Holiday ActivitiesWhere to stay:Bedford Plaza Hotel for $119/night (25 percent off) Westin Boston Waterfront  for $135/night (25 percent off)What to do:Experience Downtown Crossing Holiday market Attend Radio City Christmas Spectacular at Citi Performing Arts Center Experience the Boston Common Tree LightingCharleston, S.C. Hotel Deals and Holiday ActivitiesWhere to stay:Anchorage Inn Charleston for $87/night (20 percent off) The Charleston Harbor Resort & Marina for $100/night (30 percent off)What to do:Partake in holiday pub crawls Enjoy delectable fare at special progressive dinners Experience private tea party tourPark City, Utah Hotel Deals and Holiday ActivitiesWhere to stay:Lodges at Deer Valley (25 percent off with a four-night stay)What to do:Enjoy the annual torchlight parade Ski on snowy slopes Shop in Park City's 100+ shopsAll hotel deals are subject to availability. To book your hotel room, visit or call 1-800-2-hotels. Other news is available at our media room: contacts:Alexandra Valasek ? Ruder Finn for hotels.comPhone: (212) 593-5825Email: valaseka@ruderfinn.comTaylor L. Cole, North AmericaPhone: (469) 335-8442Email: taycole@hotels.comAbout® is a leading provider of lodging worldwide, offering almost 145,000 properties in over 60 countries from national chain hotels and all-inclusive resorts to local favorites and bed & breakfasts. is the smarter way to book travel by offering welcomerewards®, an industry leading loyalty rewards program; the real opinions of other travelers captured in 2.5 million Guest Reviews and; a Price Match Guarantee, so that those booking with 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. For more information, please visit is an operating company of Expedia, Inc. (NASDAQ: EXPE). Follow us on Facebook at and Twitter via or visit the Travel Smart Blog for consumer and business travel information. Get clayed at Detailed Hotel Price Index data is available at:,, A Smarter Way to Book? and the logo are either registered trademarks or trademarks of, LP. All other trademarks are property of their respective owners. © 2011, LP. All rights reserved. CST # 2083949-50 SOURCE