Hotels.com Issues the 'Omaha Challenge'
Travelers to get discount on Omaha hotels if 'Omaha' audible is used 50 times
in Sunday's playoff game
DALLAS, Jan. 17, 2014
DALLAS, Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Everyone in the sports world has been
talking about Omaha, Nebraska this week, after the word "Omaha" was used as an
audible call 44 times during last weekend's playoff game. While the meaning of
the call remains a mystery, the city of Omaha has garnered significant
national attention, including a 21 percent increase in hotel searches
according to Hotels.com® (January 12-13 compared to January 5-6).
To further spotlight Omaha as a travel destination, Hotels.com today announces
the Omaha Challenge. The challenge is to beat last weekend's performance by
using the audible "Omaha" call 50 times during this Sunday's game. Should
there be 50 calls or more, Hotels.com will offer travelers a rare 15% discount
coupon* for a stay at any Omaha hotel through June 1, 2014.
"Omaha may be best known as the center stage of college baseball, but
Nebraska's largest city also has a rich music history, a plethora of art
galleries in the historic downtown, and family attractions such as a
children's museum and the renowned Henry Doorly Zoo," said Taylor L. Cole,
APR, travel expert for Hotels.com. "It will have everyone making the Omaha
For more details about the Omaha Challenge and for other giveaways, follow
Hotels.com on Twitter at @hotelsdotcom and #OmahaChallenge.
*Coupon contingent on "Omaha" being used as an audible call 50 times during
the game Sunday. Booking dates Jan. 20, 2014 – Jan. 26, 2014 with stays valid
Jan. 21, 2014 – June 1, 2014.
Pat Burek – Finn Partners for Hotels.com
Phone: (212) 715-1542
Taylor L. Cole, APR
Hotels.com North America
Phone: (469) 335-8442
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