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VEGAS.com Selected as CODiE Award Finalist for Best Online Consumer Service by SIIA

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA -- Apr. 10, 2007…The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) released its finalists for the 22nd Annual CODiE Awards, selecting VEGAS.com as a finalist for Best Online Consumer Service. 

VEGAS.com joins CODiE finalists in other categories including Microsoft Corporation, The Wall Street Journal Online, Encyclopedia Britannica, Yahoo! and The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.  Ancestry.com won the 2006 CODiE Award for Best Online Consumer Service.

"The 2007 CODiE Finalists represent real winners, even at this stage of the contest," said Ken Wasch, SIIA President.  "Competition is fiercer than ever and that makes the selection as a CODiE Finalist a real achievement." 

The 2007 CODiE Awards showcase the software and digital content industry's finest products and services and also honor excellence for corporate achievement and philanthropic efforts. This year the SIIA selected the finalists from a record number of submissions, including more than 1,200 nominations representing more than 600 companies.

"On behalf of the nearly 500 employees at VEGAS.com, we are honored to be named as a CODiE finalist," said VEGAS.com President Howard Lefkowitz. "This is a testament to the hard work and effort put forth by each member of every department.  Consumers have long trusted VEGAS.com as the most reliable source of rooms, shows and information about our city and the brand that always places customers first."

A full list of finalists can be viewed at www.siia.net/codies/2007/finalist_showcase.asp and the awards will be presented April 17, 2007 at the 22nd Annual CODiE Awards Gala in San Francisco. 

About www.VEGAS.com
VEGAS.com is the largest city destination travel website in the world with extensive, constantly updated information and a full range of travel products including hotel rooms, air-hotel packages, show tickets, tours and golf. A state-of-the-art contact center provides customer support, expert information and sales 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year to complement the information on www.VEGAS.com and www.espanol.Vegas.com. VEGAS.com through its Casino Travel & Tours unit operates retail and concierge desks at more than 30 locations including the Palms, Paris, MGM Grand, Bally's, Mandalay Bay, Excalibur, New York-New York, Luxor and more. The company also offers city tours, limousine service, and a variety of tours including the Hoover Dam and the Grand Canyon. VEGAS.com is a member of the Greenspun Family of Companies, a privately owned company operating in Southern Nevada for more than 60 years.

About SIIA
The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) is the principal trade association for the software and digital content industry. SIIA provides global services in government relations, business development, corporate education and intellectual property protection to the leading companies that are setting the pace for the digital age.  For further information, visit http://www.siia.net.

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