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PR Newswire

DALLAS, June 12, 2013

In the news release, Annual Hotels.com Club Sandwich Index (CSI) names Geneva
as the most expensive city for a Club Sandwich, issued 12-Jun-2013 by
Hotels.com over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that the
infographic should reflect U.S. prices rather than Canadian prices as
originally issued inadvertently. Find the photo link for the corrected
infographic in the release below and here:

  Annual Hotels.com Club Sandwich Index (CSI) names Geneva as the most
  expensive city for a Club Sandwich

    California clubs see greatest year over year increase in the states

DALLAS, June 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Geneva has taken over from Paris as the
most expensive city in the world in which to order a Club Sandwich, at an
average of $30.45, according to research released today by Hotels.com®. Using
the classic hotel staple of a chicken, bacon, egg, lettuce and mayonnaise
sandwich as a barometer of affordability, the Hotels.com Club Sandwich Index
(CSI) offers travelers an indication of the cost of living associated with
their destination of choice.

(Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130613/DA30682A-INFO )

The CSI average price is calculated from the real prices paid by guests for a
Club Sandwich in 30 hotels in the capital or an important tourist city of each
country surveyed, across five, four and three star categories. In total, 840
hotels globally were canvassed.

Now in its second year, the Index reflects not only changes in the actual
price of a Club Sandwich across the globe but also the effect of currency
fluctuations. Travelers will be pleased to note that, on the whole, prices
are falling: the Genevan average of $30.45, although higher than any other
destination, is also lower than last year's most expensive, which was $33.10
in Paris.

Gastronomic hub and last year's chart topper, Paris, this year slipped to
number two with a new average of $27.45, closely followed by Oslo, which held
on to the number three spot with $26.72. India's New Delhi remained the
cheapest destination to buy a Club Sandwich, with an average price of just

New York City, the only U.S. destination to make the global list*, anchored
the middle with an average of $17.51, up $1.57 from its 2012 average of
$16.93. Prices in NYC ranged from a hefty $27 at the 5-star renowned St. Regis
New York to a more modest $7.95 at a 3-star property elsewhere in Midtown.
Another U.S. region that saw significant increases in Club Sandwich pricing
includes the West Coast, with Los Angeles and San Francisco increasing by
approximately $4 to $15.21 and $3, to $15.52 respectively. On the East Coast,
Orlando saw a $4 decrease to $11.17, while in the country's center cities like
Houston and Las Vegas remained the same year over year.

Alison Couper from Hotels.com said: "The Club Sandwich, available on hotel
menus across the globe, is the perfect spending barometer, helping tourists
factor into their travel plans the everyday cost of simple items such as food
and drink. The price changes when comparing 2013 to 2012 hide a complex story
of factors from changes in the local price of basic food items through to
currency fluctuations. The beauty of the CSI is that we are able to offer
travelers a simple price comparison to show how far their money may stretch in
each country."

The Hotels.com Club Sandwich Index (CSI) 2013*:

Ranking                                      Ranking Average
         City           Country     Price in
in 2013                                     in 2012 Price in 2012 ($)
                                    2013 ($)
1        Geneva         Switzerland $30.45   2       $32.56
2        Paris          France      $27.45   1       $33.10
3        Oslo           Norway      $26.72   3       $30.50
4        Stockholm      Sweden      $23.12   7       $22.14
5        Copenhagen     Denmark     $22.33   9       $18.87
6        Rome           Italy       $22.26   5       $24.22
7        Tokyo          Japan       $20.70   4       $27.65
8        London         UK          $20.65   10      $18.71
9        Sydney         Australia   $20.53   8       $19.76
10       Hong Kong      Hong Kong   $19.80   11      $18.35
11       Helsinki       Finland     $19.74   6       $22.66
12       Seoul          South Korea $18.55   12      $18.06
13       New York       USA         $17.51   16      $16.93
14       Moscow         Russia      $16.87   17      $16.38
15       Amsterdam      Netherlands $16.66   15      $16.64
16       Berlin         Germany     $15.92   13      $17.77
17       Singapore      Singapore   $15.42   21      $14.79
18       Toronto        Canada      $15.25   18      $16.05
19       Dublin         Ireland     $15.05   20      $15.57
20       Madrid         Spain       $14.77   19      $16.20
21       Rio De Janeiro Brazil      $14.40   14      $17.77
22       Beijing        China       $12.61   22      $14.48
23       Buenos Aires   Argentina   $11.89   24      $10.71
24       Bangkok        Thailand    $11.80   N/A     N/A
25       Bogota         Columbia    $11.41   23      $14.09
26       Taipei         Taiwan      $11.37   N/A     N/A
27       Mexico City    Mexico      $10.54   25      $10.19
28       Delhi          India       $9.11    26      $9.57

*data sample includes one major city per country

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Hotels.com North America
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Email: taycole@hotels.com
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