Brings Music to the Ears of its Twitter Roadies

@hotelsdotcomca conducts week-long Twitter sweepstakes based on new TV 
creative "Travellin' Band" 
TORONTO, March 25, 2013 /CNW/ -® is getting amped for a Twitter 
sweepstakes in Canada from Monday, March 25 through Friday March 29, 2013 in 
celebration of the new TV advertisement featuring animated rock 
The new broadcast creative from, Travellin' Band, follows a 
fictitious band on the road that looks to to book their hotel stays 
every step of the way through their overnight success. Smart, the friendly and 
ever-knowledgeable concierge escorts the band throughout their 
booking process where we see them book nearby last minute rooms via their mobile booking app. Twitter followers can enter to win a $50 music gift card and a set 
of ear buds by simply tweeting to @hotelsdotcomca using the hashtag: 
#TravellinSweeps. One winner from Canada will be selected daily during the 
entry period in a random drawing of all entries received on that day. 
"Time is a precious commodity for our consumers, and helps 
customers find the perfect hotel deal at the perfect place at any time via our 
mobile apps," said Taylor L. Cole, APR, travel expert for 
"Depicting the immediacy of getting a hotel in a fun situation like a band on 
the go helps bring this notion to life." designed this ad in partnership with Young & Rubicam Midwest to 
underscore the growing popularity and usage of mobile devices while travelling 
and to spotlight the company's ultimate expertise—finding you the perfect 
place, every step of the way. 
With the recent release of the new Windows 8 app, can now offer 
even more mobile customers access to almost 200,000 hotels worldwide across 
the Expedia Inc. global network in more than 25,000 destinations, more than 
20,000 last-minute deals, more than 7 million user reviews and last-minute 
hotel rooms close to their location. 
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accommodation booking brand.Through the Expedia, Inc. global network of 
websites,, LP connects travellers with almost 200,000 properties 
around the world, ranging from international chains and all-inclusive resorts 
to local favourites and bed & breakfasts, together with all the information 
needed to book the perfect stay., LP benefits from one of the 
largest hotel contracting teams in the industry, obtaining the best rates for 
its customers, and offers frequent sales, special deals and promotions. There 
are more than 7 millionGuest Reviewson the websites from users who have 
actually stayed in the hotels to ensure customers can make an informed choice 
when booking. Through, LP's industry-leading loyalty 
programWelcome Rewards(TM), customers can earn a free night for every 10 
nights stayed at more than 85,000 hotels. Under itsPrice Match Guarantee, if 
a customer can find the same deal for less on a prepaid hotel,, LP 
will refund the difference.Travellers can book online or by contacting one 
of the multilingual call centers. Special apps for mobile phones and tablets 
can also be downloaded 
customers to book on the go with access to 20,000 last minute deals. publishes an award-winning twice-yearly review of international 
hotel room price trends called the Hotel Price Index™, which is 
now produced in 31 individual country editions, with North American data 
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Press contacts: 
Lauren Wasley energi PR for Phone: (416) 425-9143 ext. 19 Twitter:@energiPR 
Taylor L. Cole, APR North America Phone: (469) 335-8442 Twitter:@TravelwithTLC 
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