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2009 Press Releases

Viva la Summer in Las Vegas - Celebrate the Inner-traveler with Viator.com

July 1, 2009

San Francisco, CA (July 1, 2009) - Summer 2009 is here and so is the kick-off of 'Viva La Viator' - a special summer series from Viator.com, encouraging every traveler taking to the skies, seas, roads and rails to unleash their inner traveler. After all, the word 'Viator' is Latin for 'traveler.' As the leading resource for researching and booking more than 5,500 trip activities and experiences in 75 countries at the best prices, Viator is launching a weekly feature with hot destinations and exciting themes to help encourage travelers to experience more during an upcoming trip, or to offer a bit of 'destination inspiration' for those who haven't booked yet.

Viator will also be selecting a 'Traveler of the Week' from the featured destination or theme to be posted on the Viator Travel Blog. Any Viator customer who submits a review and a photo(s) of an activity they experienced through Viator.com will be eligible to win a $50 Viator Gift Certificate. Viator.com currently features approximately 100,000 first-hand traveler reviews and photos.

Viva Las Vegas!
Commonly referred to as 'America's Playground,' Las Vegas boasts a 4th of July vibe every day of the year with lights that dazzle and excitement that never sleeps. In addition to the hundreds of casinos, world-class entertainment and fine dining experiences, some of the world's most awe-inspiring natural wonders are just a short ride or flight away at the Hoover Dam, Lake Mead and the Grand Canyon. Viator.com features more than 125 Las Vegas things to do and nearby experiences that will thrill every type of traveler.

Hot Las Vegas Night Life - One of the newest and most unique Las Vegas attractions hovers high above The Strip - the Las Vegas Dinner in the Sky experience. Other night life adventures include the Ultimate Las Vegas Nightclub Hopping Package, the VIP Palms Nightclub Package and the Ultimate Bachelor or Bachelorette Las Vegas Nightlife Party Packages.

Outdoor Adventure - Some of the best terrain for experiencing the great outdoors lies just beyond the Las Vegas blackjack tables and slot machines. Exhilarating, adrenaline-driving experiences from Las Vegas include Black Canyon River Rafting, Tandem Skydiving, the Hidden Valley and Primm Extreme ATV Tour, the Lake Mead Kayaking Half-Day Trip as well as the new Las Vegas Richard Petty Ride Along Experience.

The Grand Canyon - A Viator top-seller that frequently sells out (so travelers should book early) is the Grand Canyon All American Helicopter Tour which includes a champagne picnic lunch below the rim after landing in the Canyon. Other activities that get travelers out to the Canyon include the Grand Canyon and Hoover Dam Day Trip with Optional Skywalk, the Grand Canyon West Rim Combo: Luxury SUV, Helicopter and Boat experience, and the Grand Canyon Helicopter and Sunset Ranch Adventure.

That's Entertainment! - A trip to Sin City wouldn't be complete without seeing a Las Vegas show and Viator has a wide variety of options including Donny and Marie at Flamingo Hotel and Casino, Carrot Top at the Luxor Hotel, Legends in Concert at Harrah's, Smokey Robinson Presents Australia's Human Nature - The Ultimate Celebration of Motown, and The Vinnie Favorito Comedy Show at Flamingo Hotel.

Get Hitched - If nuptials are in the future, Viator offers a selection of Las Vegas wedding and honeymoon packages sure to meet the preferences of any couple planning a Vegas-style wedding including the Valley of Fire Wedding by Private Limousine, the Grand Canyon West Rim Helicopter Wedding, an Elvis Wedding at the Graceland Wedding Chapel or a wedding-on-wheels at the World Famous Drive-up Wedding Chapel.

For more information about these or any of Viator's more than 5,500 tours and activities around the world including special summertime deals and discounts, visit Viator.com.

About Viator
Viator is the world's leading online resource for travel experiences, providing access to more than 5,500 tours, attractions and activities in 450-plus destinations in 75 countries. Viator - the Latin word for traveler - offers travelers a one-stop shop to plan, research and book trip activities with helpful resources like nearly 100,000 traveler reviews and photos, star ratings, suggested itineraries and the Viator Travel Blog. Viator's in-house travel experts have picked respected and trusted local operators to ensure a quality experience, value and service, all backed by Viator's low-price guarantee. Founded in 1995, Viator sells its products directly to consumers at www.viator.com and through its global network of more than 1,000 affiliates that include major hotel and airline companies, online travel agencies, city-specific sites and more. Through its collection of company operated and affiliated sites, Viator welcomes more than 2.5 million visitors per month. Viator is headquartered in San Francisco with regional offices in Sydney, London and Las Vegas.

Media Contact:
Kate Sullivan
pr@viator.com
1 (973) 568-7589

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