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Orbitz Launches 'I Love the Gulf' Promotion to Help Spur Travel to the Gulf of Mexico With Up to 40% Off Hotels and $50 Gift Card

Show the Gulf Some Love and Get a Free Meal by Booking a Participating Hotel in the Region

CHICAGO, Oct. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Hotels along the Gulf of Mexico and within Florida are showing Orbitz travelers the love for the rest of the year.  Today, Orbitz ( launched its "I Love the Gulf" Promotion, offering up to 40% off* participating hotels for travel between October 11, 2010 and December 31, 2010.  And to sweeten the deal, Orbitz will throw in a $50 Gift Certificate* for travelers who book by November 8, 2010.  

"There is incredible value right now in Florida and the communities lining the Gulf of Mexico coast, and this promotion comes at the perfect time for travelers planning to book a trip to the region as we approach peak season," said Jeanenne Tornatore, Senior Travel Editor of  "With up to 40 percent off hotels at the hottest destinations, plus a free meal, it's hard not to love this promotion."

Travelers that show the Gulf some love will receive up to 40% off on participating hotels at the following destinations:

  • Miami
  • The Florida Keys
  • Fort Lauderdale
  • West Palm Beach
  • Jacksonville
  • Fort Myers
  • Tampa
  • Panama City
  • Biloxi

To view the full list of participating hotels, visit:  

For trips booked by November 8, 2010, travelers can redeem their $50 Gift Certificate by clicking on the "Add Attractions and Services" page and selecting the $50 Gift Certificate before checkout.  After your reservation is complete, your confirmation will link you to a voucher that you can print out.

*Visit for promotion terms and conditions and blackout dates.

Terms and Conditions

(1) Up to 40% savings are available at participating hotels only.  Minimum stay requirements and blackout dates may apply and will vary depending on market and hotel.  Discounts are available on bookings made by 11/08/10 for travel between 10/11/10 and 12/31/10.

(2) To be eligible for the $50 Gift Card, travel must be booked by 11/08/10.  

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