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GET MORE NYC AND TRAVELOCITY SUMMER HOTEL DEAL JUST GOT EVEN BETTER

—Up to 30% Off at 30 NYC Hotels and First 1,000 Travelers to Book Receive a $50 Credit* Now Through August 31; American Express Cardmembers Receive Extra 10% Off—

New York City (July 19, 2011)—NYC & Company, New York City’s marketing, tourism and partnership organization, and Travelocity today announced additional offers to the Get More NYC and Travelocity summer hotel deal. Beginning today, Travelocity will offer up to 30 percent off at 30 New York City hotels, and those who book their stay with an American Express® Card will receive an extra 10 percent off. Or the first 1,000 travelers to book their stay with Travelocity can take advantage of $50 off their hotel stay when they use the promo code NYCGM11. These hotel deals offer unprecedented value to visitors at New York City hotels now through August 31, 2011.

“NYC & Company is proud to work with partner Travelocity to bring extraordinary value to visitors and New Yorkers this summer,” said George Fertitta, CEO of NYC & Company. “With discounts at 30 of New York City’s most popular hotel properties, there has never been a better time to book a room and and experience the parks, beaches, attractions and restaurants throughout all five boroughs.”

The hotel offer is valid starting today at travelocity.com/summernyc. As part of this summer’s Get More NYC campaign, the hotel offer will be promoted through Twitter; Facebook; digital advertising in nine international markets (Ireland, Spain, Italy, France, Germany, Australia, Brazil, UK and Canada); and out-of-home media placed throughout Boston.

Get More NYC is a domestic and international campaign supported by
$14 million in media value that fully integrates dining, shopping, arts, culture, museums, comedy, hotels, Broadway, transportation and attractions by providing exclusive offers and savings for visitors and locals. Additional Get More NYC offers this summer include flight deals from American Airlines; 3X Membership Rewards® points for American Express Cardmembers; the Smurfed in the City Sweepstakes; 20 percent off tickets to Cirque du Soleil Zarkana; and the Official Coupon for Summer, with 20 percent off at participating tours & attractions, museums, restaurants and more. For more details on all of NYC & Company’s summer programs and offers, visit nycgo.com/getmorenyc.

*Promotion is only valid with a minimum $500 spend and cannot be combined with the 10% off American Express offer 

About NYC & Company
NYC & Company is the official marketing, tourism and partnership organization for the City of New York, dedicated to maximizing travel and tourism opportunities throughout the five boroughs, building economic prosperity and spreading the positive image of New York City worldwide. For the official source on all there is to see and do in New York City, go to nycgo.com.

About Travelocity Global
Travelocity® is committed to being the traveler's champion—before, during and after the trip—and provides the most comprehensive and proactive guarantee in the industry (travelocity.com/guarantee). This customer-driven focus, backed by 24/7 live phone support, competitive prices and powerful shopping technology, has made Travelocity one of the largest travel companies in the world. Travelocity also owns and operates: Travelocity Business® for corporate travel; igougo.com, a leading online travel community; lastminute.com, a leader in European online travel; and ZUJI, a leader in Asia-Pacific online travel. Travelocity is owned by Sabre Holdings Corporation, a world leader in travel marketing and distribution.

About American Express
American Express is a global services company, providing customers with access to products, insights and experiences that enrich lives and build business success. Merchant Services is the merchant network of American Express, which acquires and maintains relationships with millions of merchants around the globe, which welcome American Express-branded Cards.

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Contact: Tiffany Townsend/NYC & Company 212 484 1270