Travelocity Offers Last Minute GRAMMY Packages


is offering exclusive GRAMMY(R) packages including hotel, airfare and tickets to the premier music event of the year - the 45th Annual GRAMMY Awards on February 23, and airing on CBS.
Travelocity will be including GRAMMY tickets in special Last Minute Deals packages to New York City that go on sale February 10, and it also will be giving away four GRAMMY packages through a sweepstakes on the Travelocity homepage.


Travelocity`s 200 exclusive GRAMMY packages will be available to customers who book a Last Minute Deals package to New York City. Departures will be from February 20-22 with returns February 24-25. Each package will include air, hotel and two tickets to the GRAMMYs and will be sold on a first-come, first-served basis.
Last Minute Deals GRAMMY packages will be available February 10, 2003 at 3 p.m. EST/noon PST. Prices will start at $320 + tax per person and are based on availability and departure city.

“We are very pleased to be able to offer our customers this once-in-a- lifetime chance to attend the 45th Annual GRAMMY Awards,” said Sam Gilliland


, president and chief executive officer, Travelocity. “Especially in combination with the exceptional value of our Last Minute Deals packages.”

Travelocity Last Minute Deals offer dramatic consumer savings - up to 60 percent off - by dynamically bundling a selection of air, hotel, car rental, and often added extras such as meals or event tickets into easy-to-buy packages that start at $200 + tax. Available 14 days and up to three hours before departure, Last Minute Deals include choice of flights and hotels, car and more, and all flights are eligible for frequent flier credit. Last Minute Deals are available to hundreds of destinations from 56 departure cities, with additional destinations and departure cities on the way.

Travelocity is offering three tiers of ticket packages. The first 50 packages booked will include two VIP tickets, which offer preferred seating and tickets to the official GRAMMY post-telecast Celebration. The next 100 Last Minute Deals booked will include two promotional tickets to the GRAMMYs and tickets to a GRAMMY after-party. The final 50 packages will include two promotional tickets to the GRAMMYs.


Beginning February 10 and in conjunction with the Last Minute Deals GRAMMY packages, Travelocity is sponsoring “Win a trip to the GRAMMYs! Sweepstakes.” Four winners will each receive a trip for two to New York City, including airfare, a three-night hotel stay at the Plaza Hotel and VIP skybox seats to the GRAMMYs. Winners of the sweepstakes also will attend the MusiCares(R) Person Of The Year Tribute to Bono, lead singer of the internationally acclaimed Irish rock group U2. The event will be a spectacular evening of entertainment with many of Bono`s friends performing in the exclusive musical tribute. The sweepstakes ends February 19, 2003; winners will be announced February 20 and must be available for travel on February 21, 2003.

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