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Twitter Trivia Contest Update: And the Winner is …

This past weekend we launched our very first Twitter Trivia Contest: NYC Hotel Edition. Thanks to all the twitter folks who participated and followed my tweets as I roamed the streets of the Big Apple.

Foursquare was great fun, allowing me to check-in to various locations in New York as it auto-detected my location on my cellular phone with their easy to use application. Simply an amazing feature! The  best part of all is that it automatically tweeted my location and check-ins on to twitter that provided clues to all the folks on twitter who were following this contest! Gotta love Social Media!

Now to the winner of this short but sweet Twitter Trivia Contest: Congratulations to @dollyflake for guessing the correct hotel name where this lobby picture was taken! You are the winner and will receive a $20 hotel gift card for your next booking on 1800hotels.com.

This picture was in fact taken at the ever popular 4-Star Marriott Marquis located in the heart of Times Square – a hotel I’d recommend to anyone wishing to stay in the hustle and bustle of this wonderful city.

In case you missed this contest – not to worry! Stay tuned for more fun trivia and promotional contests for your chance to win hotel gift cards and more!

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Win a $20 Gift Card with Twitter Trivia Contest: New York City Hotel Edition

We’re headed to Big Apple this weekend! Follow my tweet-steps on twitter as I roam the streets of New York and you could win a 1800HOTELS $20 gift card.

Starting this Friday, May 21, I will be tweeting clues, twit-pics and trivia hints for you to Guess the NYC Hotel Lobby or Bar.  Answer correctly and you’ll automatically be entered for a chance to win a $20 hotel gift card toward your next booking at 1800HOTELS.com!

Here’s how it works

1. Follow @1800hotels on twitter.com

2. Stay tuned for tweets with pics and and clues from Friday to Sunday.

3. When you see a “Twitter Trivia ” tweet from @1800hotels, tweet us back with your answer!

4. The winner(s) will be randomly selected each day

5. We’ll announce all of the winner(s) on Twitter and our 1800HOTELS Facebook page on Monday, May 24.

So if you’re not following us on Twitter yet, connect with @1800hotels and get ready to win this weekend!

Sweet Deal: Radisson Hotel Boston from $129/night, Save Up to $200 This Summer

Radisson Hotel Boston from $129/nightStay at the top-selling Radisson Hotel Boston and enjoy the best that the Theater District and Back Bay areas have to offer. You’ll be mere blocks from Park Square, Boston Commons, Newbury Street shopping and dining, and minutes from downtown and the Charles River.

The Hotel: With an indoor heated pool and a sundeck, a fitness center and two on-site restaurants, the Radisson Hotel Boston is the perfect home base for your urban adventure.

Get This Deal: Right now, 1800HOTELS has an exclusive deal with rates as low as $129 per night on stays of two nights or more through July. Book today and save up to $200 off regular seasonal rates – including July 4th weekend.

Don’t miss this exclusive summer rate on one of Boston’s top hotels that boasts a #7 ranking on Tripadvisor!

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Modern Family Says Aloha! at the Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea

Last night, ABC’s Modern Family, which is by far one of the most hysterical sitcoms out there right now,  featured 30 minutes of laugh-out-loud comedy on the beautiful island of Maui!

While on a family trip in honor of Jay’s (a.k.a. Al Bundy) Birthday, all of the family members soak up sun and fun at the gorgeous 5-Star Four Seasons Resort Maui At Wailea.

Not only did this episode have me crying tears of joy but it also did a good job at tempting me to purchase my plane ticket to paradise and join the cast of Modern Family.  (And that temptation is still lingering, but reality keeps checking in.)

One thing’s for sure, the cast picked one of the finest hotel resorts on this island to shoot the scenes and if you’ve watched the episode (catch it on ABC) that featured plenty of shots depicting all of the hotel resort’s luxury and splendor, you will have to agree.

With its spectacular oceanfront location, an award-winning beach, superb service, dining and recreational activities, this is the ultimate resort to stay at while vacationing in Maui, Modern Family style!

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Happy 25th Anniversary Marriott Marquis

This summer, three Marriott Marquis will be celebrating their 25th anniversary. If you are planning a trip to San Francisco, New York and/or Atlanta, get into the celebratory mood and stay at one of these popular Marriott Marquis that are not only famous for their luxury and comfort, but they are also conveniently located in the center of all the cities’ action!

Marriott Marquis San FranciscoTravelers heading to San Francisco, discover the beautiful San Francisco Marriott Marquis rising 39 stories high into the city skyline. Enjoy magnificent views of downtown San Francisco from a number of the 1,500 luxurious guest rooms. The 4-Star Marriott Marquis San Francisco is situated just off Market Street, a stone’s throw away from the Moscone Center. Top attractions including the historical Cable Cars, world-class shopping on Union Square and renowned museums and Westfield’s San Francisco Center featuring Bloomingdale’s, are all just steps away.

Marriott Marquis AtlantaIf you headed to Atlanta, Georgia, the 4-Star Marriott Marquis here will not disappoint: this contemporary hotel is steps from the Georgia Aquarium, World of Coca-Cola, a few blocks from CNN Center, Georgia World Congress Center, Philips Arena, and Georgia Dome. The breathtaking atrium is marked by a 50-foot color changing sail of Pulse, a classically cool cocktail lounge and the new iconic symbol of this downtown Atlanta, Georgia hotel.

Marriott Marquis New York CityAnd finally for all you NYC lovers, the 3.5-Star Marriott Marquis here puts you smack dab in the heart of NYC, Times Square. Convenience and leisure are offered here, as New York City’s major attractions are all withing walking distance. The Marriott Marquis is also home to The View Restaurant, the only revolving rooftop restaurant in NYC.

So, take your pick, pack your bags and join the celebration at one of these hot Marriott Marquis locations!

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Memorial Day weekend hotel deals: Save 50% off top beach resorts, plus $50 bonus gift card

Memorial Day Weekend Getaways in the SouthMemorial Day weekend is fast approaching — and time’s running out to book your holiday weekend getaway.

We’ve been working with our hotel partners to get you the best last-minute hotel deals and discounts in popular beach destinations for Memorial Day weekend.  And we’re pleased to announce our latest Sweet Deal

Right now, you can save up to 50% on our top-rated hotels and resorts in Clearwater and St. Pete Beach in Florida, and Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, where you’ll enjoy the long weekend with sun, sand, water sports and family fun.

While 1800HOTELS has a wide selection and already-low rates in these cities, here are the special hotel deals our team of experts hand-picked and recommended for your vacation:

Clearwater
4-Star Sheraton Sand Key Resort  $166/night (Save 30%)

3-Star Doubletree Beach Resort Tampa Bay/North Redington Beach $166/night (Save 10%)


St. Pete Beach

3-Star Grand Plaza Beachfront Resort Hotel $129/night (Save 50%)

4-Star Don Cesar Beach Resort $177/night (Save 44%)


Myrtle Beach

4-Star Royale Palms Condominiums by Hilton $157/night (Save 10%)
4-Star Hilton Myrtle Beach Resort $175/night

BONUS Limited-Time Deal:  Book your Memorial Day weekend hotel with us by phone 1-800-853-9054 and you’ll also receive a $50 gift card for use on your next trip with 1800HOTELS. This special $50 gift card offer is only valid on phone bookings and expires on Saturday, May 8 at 12:00 p.m. ET, so don’t wait — find your place in the sun and call 1-800-853-9054 to claim this deal!

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Sweet Deal: 5-Star Las Vegas Luxury from $119, Save Up to 50%

Aria Hotel and Casino Las Vegas1800HOTELS is offering sinfully low hotel prices at one of Las Vegas‘  latest hotel additions, that will have you saving up to 50% on this luxurious 5-Star resort & casino:

The Hotel: Opened in December 2009, the Aria Resort & Casino combines the ultimate location with the latest technology and LEED-certified design. Guest rooms feature floor to ceiling windows with city or mountain views, and with numerous options for dining, entertainment, and relaxation, all in the heart of the Strip, the Aria is the perfect place for your next Vegas getaway.

Features and amenities at the newest star on the Vegas Strip include:

  • 4,004 guest rooms, including 568 suites
  • An exhilarating casino floor and exclusive nightclub
  • Three primary pools with 50 cabanas; one adults-only pool retreat
  • 16 restaurants and 10 bars and lounges
  • 80,000-square-foot, two-level spa and salon

The Deal: Right now, 1800HOTELS has an exclusive deal on the renowned Aria Resort & Casino with rates as low as $119 per night on stays of two nights or more through July. Book today and save up to 50% off average seasonal rates for these five-star luxury accommodations. Don’t delay – these special rates won’t last long!

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