Makes Travelers' Wishes Come True with Giveaways to Seven Sun-Kissed Resorts Makes Travelers' Wishes Come True with Giveaways to Seven
                              Sun-Kissed Resorts

Win one of seven hotel stays in luxurious beachfront properties through the "Wish I Was Here Sweepstakes"

PR Newswire

DALLAS, Feb. 8, 2013

DALLAS, Feb. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Starting today,® is giving
travelers a chance to have some fun in the sun during the chilly winter days
by giving away seven hotel stays to seven sun-kissed beach destinations to
lucky winners across the U.S.


From February 8-22, trip-seekers can enter the "Wish I Was Here Sweepstakes"
by visiting the promotion microsite, powered by Blue Calypso, Inc. and sharing
which of the seven beachfront hotels they wish they were at via their
Facebook, Twitter, and/or LinkedIn pages. Each entrant will receive one entry
in the sweepstakes drawing for a stay at the shared property. For each friend
that shares the same property with his or her social network(s) via the site,
the original entrant will gain an additional sweepstakes entry for the drawing
associated with the property he or she shared.

Seven winners will be selected to receive a voucher for a hotel stay to one of
seven breezy beach locations in Aruba, Cancun, San Juan, Puerto Rico, Nuevo
Vallarta, Mexico or Riviera Nayarit, Mexico. The winner of the trip to the
most shared property across all social networks will also receive a $500 cash
gift card. Winners will be chosen randomly on or about February 27, 2013.

" understands the value of a much-needed vacation, and we strive to
make some wishes come true by giving travelers a chance to unwind on the sandy
shores of these beachfront hotels," said Taylor L. Cole, APR, travel expert
for "For anyone looking to sit back and soak in the sun or go on a
wild adventure, these destinations offer just the right atmosphere and you'll
no doubt wish you were here!" 

Each of the seven tantalizing giveaway locations is sure to satisfy everyone's
wanderlust. Prizes include two night stays for two adults at the following

  oRenaissance Aruba Resort & Casino in Oranjestad, Aruba; all-inclusive,
    adult-exclusive resort stay in a king room
  oRiu Palace Pacifico in Nueva Vallarta, all-inclusive stay in a junior
  oRoyal Sands & Spa in Cancun, Mexico; all-inclusive stay in an ocean-view
  oAruba Marriott Resort and Stellaris Casino in Palm Beach, Aruba; garden
    view room
  oRancho Banderas All Suite Resort Punta de Mita in Riviera Nayarit, Mexico;
    semi all-inclusive one bedroom suite
  oLa Concha Renaissance San Juan Resort in San Juan, Puerto Rico; deluxe
    ocean-front room
  oParadisus Cancun All Inclusive Resort in Cancun, Mexico ; lagoon-view room

After sharing the property, each entrant will receive an exclusive coupon for
10 percent off at the "Wish I Was Here" properties to extend their winning
stay or book a winter escape or spring break trip of their own.

Terms and conditions apply. Reservations must be made in advance and are
subject to the hotel's availability. Blackout dates and age restrictions

Follow on Facebook or Twitter for more updates on upcoming
giveaways and promotions.

Press contacts:

Amy Chang – Finn Partners for
Phone: (212) 715-1667

Taylor L. Cole, APR North America
Phone: (469) 335-8442

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