announces the I Need A Vacation Sweepstakes

Published: Wed Jun 23 2010 has announced its new 'I Need a Vacation' summer sweepstakes where the winner will be awarded the ability to take a lifetime of vacations.

The winner of the sweepstakes will receive the prize as a one-time check for $102,250 which they can use however they want. The prize money is calculated on an assumption that the average winner will take 50 vacations over the course of a lifetime, worth approximately $2,045 each.

Contestants will need to register on the website to be eligible for the summer sweepstakes. Entries will be voted on after users upload the funniest, most creative and compelling photo of themselves, which shows why they deserve a vacation. The contest will continue throughout the summer with a winner announced in early September. This would give entrants plenty of time to choose destinations and hotels for next summer including the ever popular New York hotels and Orlando hotels.

"'I Need A Vacation' is our way of giving a huge thank you to our loyal customers," said Taylor L. Cole, APR, director of public relations for "It's the biggest promotion we've done to date and we are excited to be able to offer someone a chance to have 50 years of spectacular vacations courtesy of We're proving that we're not only the smartest way to book travel, but also the most rewarding."

In addition to the grand prize, is giving away the chance to win Flip (TM) Ultra camcorders. All contestants who upload a picture will be entered into both the 'I Need a Vacation Life' sweepstakes and the chance to win the Flip (TM) Ultra camcorder. The camcorder prize will be awarded to the user who accumulates the most votes that day. However even if visitors do not upload a photo, they can still be entered into an additional random daily draw for the opportunity to win a Flip (TM) camcorder of their own, just by voting for their favorite 'I need a vacation' look.

About Hotels.Com: is a leading provider of lodging worldwide, offering more than 85,000 properties in over 60 countries from national chain hotels and all-inclusive resorts to local favourites and bed & breakfasts including hotels in San Francisco and hotels in Chicago. With services such as welcome rewards, an industry leading loyalty rewards program; the real opinions of other travellers captured in over 1.5 million Guest Reviews and a Price Match Guarantee, so that those booking with can be assured they are getting the best deal.

For more information about or this press release, please contact:
Taylor L. Cole
APR director of public relations
10440 N. Central Expressway
Suite 800
Dallas, TX 75231
Contact Name: Taylor L. Cole
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Contact Phone: 469.335.8442

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