Vegas.com Press Releases
TRAVEL WEEKLY MAGELLAN AWARDS HONOR VEGAS.COM IN ONLINE TRAVEL SERVICES CATEGORY
(LAS VEGAS, Sept. 3, 2008) -- The 2008 Travel Weekly Magellan Awards, announced this week, named VEGAS.com a silver award winner in the Online Travel Services -- Trip Planning category. The Travel Weekly Magellan Awards honor the best in travel and salute outstanding travel professionals in a broad range of industry segments including: Hotels and Resorts, Travel Destinations, Cruise Lines, Online Travel Services, Airlines and Airports, Travel Agents and Agencies and Car Rental Companies.
"We are gratified when VEGAS.com is recognized for its content, technology and service in the travel industry," said Howard Lefkowitz, President of VEGAS.com. "Customers have long valued VEGAS.com's local expertise when planning their visits to our city."
All Magellan Award winners will be highlighted in the Sept. 29 issue of Travel Weekly, which will include a special section dedicated to this year's outstanding selections. Other winners in the silver category include Kayak.com, Orbitz and the RoadTrip Wizard.
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 http://www.vegas.com and http://espanol.vegas.com. VEGAS.com, through its Casino Travel & Tours unit, operates retail and concierge desks at more than 70 locations including the Palms, Paris, Harrah's, Bally's, Mandalay Bay, Excalibur, New York-New York, Luxor and more. The company also offers a variety of excursions including city tours, the Hoover Dam and the Grand Canyon. VEGAS.com is a member of the Greenspun Family of Companies, privately owned and operating in Southern Nevada for more than 60 years.