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Top 10 Egg-cellent Destinations That Canadian Travellers Are Hopping Off To This Easter
Canadians' Most Booked Destinations for the Long Weekend Include Big Cities Across North America
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SAN FRANCISCO

SAN FRANCISCO, March 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Hotwire.com®, a leading discount travel site, today announced the top 10 most popular Easter destinations for Canadian travellers, based on hotel bookings. With many Canadians enjoying a long holiday weekend for Easter, it is an ideal time to pack up some Easter traditions into a basket full of getaway fun instead. This year, many people seem to agree, and it appears that the bright lights and hustle and bustle of the big city are attracting the most attention.

"As Easter approaches, many of us are are looking forward to traditional Easter celebrations, but we're also looking forward to the four-day weekend and squeezing in another trip this year," said Pierre-Etienne Chartier, Vice President, Operations of the Hotwire Group. "Luckily, since business travel tends to slow down for many big cities over the holiday, these destinations are currently offering some fantastic deals. And travellers seem to be taking advantage of these low rates by planning visits to some of the world's most popular locales."

To compile the list, Hotwire.com took a look at the top 10 most popular destinations as booked by Canadian travellers over the Easter holiday:

    Destination                             Average Nightly Rate on
                                            Hotwire
    1. New York City, New York                                 $180
    2. Toronto, Ontario, Canada                                 $84
    3. Montreal, Quebec, Canada                                 $91
    4. Chicago, Illinois                                        $82
    5. Boston, Massachusetts                                   $149
    6. Vancouver, British Columbia,
     Canada                                                     $89
    7. Las Vegas, Nevada                                        $85
    8. San Francisco, California                               $109
    9. Orlando, Florida                                         $49
    10. Seattle, Washington                                     $89

For bookings made on Hotwire.com 2/1 - 3/9/12 for stays 4/6 - 4/10/12.

About Hotwire

Hotwire.com is a leading discount travel site with low rates on airline tickets, hotel rooms, rental cars, cruises and vacation packages. Launched in 2000, Hotwire negotiates deep discounts from its travel suppliers to help travelers book unsold airline seats, hotel rooms and rental cars. Hotwire is an award-winning website and operating company of Expedia, Inc. CST# 2053390-50. NST: 20003-0209. For more information, visit http://www.hotwire.com. Hotwire sites operates in 8 countries worldwide: www.hotwire.com, www.hotwire.com/uk, www.hotwire.com/ie, www.hotwire.com/au, www.hotwire.com/nz, www.hotwire.com/se, www.hotwire.com/no and www.hotwire.com/dk. In addition to Hotwire, The Hotwire Group of websites includes: www.hotwire.com, www.travel-ticker.com, www.carrentals.com.

Hotwire, Hotwire.com and the Hotwire logo are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Hotwire, Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. © 2012 Hotwire, Inc. All rights reserved. CST# 2053390-40.

Contact:
Andrew Reynolds
Atomic PR
(323) 648-5425
andrew@atomicpr.com

SOURCE Hotwire.com

SOURCE: Hotwire.com

Top 10 Egg-cellent Destinations That Canadian Travellers Are Hopping Off To This Easter Canadians' Most Booked Destinations for the Long Weekend Include Big Cities Across North America

PR Newswire

SAN FRANCISCO, March 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Hotwire.com®, a leading discount travel site, today announced the top 10 most popular Easter destinations for Canadian travellers, based on hotel bookings. With many Canadians enjoying a long holiday weekend for Easter, it is an ideal time to pack up some Easter traditions into a basket full of getaway fun instead. This year, many people seem to agree, and it appears that the bright lights and hustle and bustle of the big city are attracting the most attention.

"As Easter approaches, many of us are are looking forward to traditional Easter celebrations, but we're also looking forward to the four-day weekend and squeezing in another trip this year," said Pierre-Etienne Chartier, Vice President, Operations of the Hotwire Group.  "Luckily, since business travel tends to slow down for many big cities over the holiday, these destinations are currently offering some fantastic deals. And travellers seem to be taking advantage of these low rates by planning visits to some of the world's most popular locales."

To compile the list, Hotwire.com took a look at the top 10 most popular destinations as booked by Canadian travellers over the Easter holiday:

 

Destination

Average Nightly Rate on Hotwire 

1. New York City, New York

$180

2. Toronto, Ontario, Canada

$84

3. Montreal, Quebec, Canada

$91

4. Chicago, Illinois

$82

5. Boston, Massachusetts

$149

6. Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

$89

7. Las Vegas, Nevada

$85

8. San Francisco, California

$109

9. Orlando, Florida

$49

10. Seattle, Washington

$89

For bookings made on Hotwire.com 2/1 – 3/9/12 for stays 4/6 – 4/10/12.

About Hotwire

Hotwire.com is a leading discount travel site with low rates on airline tickets, hotel rooms, rental cars, cruises and vacation packages.  Launched in 2000, Hotwire negotiates deep discounts from its travel suppliers to help travelers book unsold airline seats, hotel rooms and rental cars.  Hotwire is an award-winning website and operating company of Expedia, Inc. CST# 2053390-50.  NST: 20003-0209.  For more information, visit http://www.hotwire.com. Hotwire sites operates in 8 countries worldwide: www.hotwire.com, www.hotwire.com/uk, www.hotwire.com/ie, www.hotwire.com/au, www.hotwire.com/nz, www.hotwire.com/se, www.hotwire.com/no and www.hotwire.com/dk.   In addition to Hotwire, The Hotwire Group of websites includes: www.hotwire.com, www.travel-ticker.com, www.carrentals.com.  

Hotwire, Hotwire.com and the Hotwire logo are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Hotwire, Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.  All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. © 2012 Hotwire, Inc.  All rights reserved. CST# 2053390-40.

Contact:
Andrew Reynolds
Atomic PR
(323) 648-5425
andrew@atomicpr.com

SOURCE Hotwire.com

Web Site: http://www.hotwire.com