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Win a Great Holiday - Just Vote for Your Favourite Hotel!

Vote for your Favourite Hotel in Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Islands to Win!

SYDNEY 18 MAY 2007 – Following its unprecedented success in 2006, leading online
accommodation provider, is calling for entries to find Oceania’s Best
Hotels and Resorts. Travellers and the general public are invited to nominate their
favourite three hotels or resorts throughout Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific
Islands from today until 15 June 2007.

To vote for your favourite hotel log on to: You can win a
dream holiday package or one of the 100s of prizes available by nominating your
favourite hotels (up to 3 hotels can be nominated per entry)!

Some of the amazing prizes you stand to win include:

Major prizes*
• 1st Prize: A ‘Gold’ Holiday Package valued up to $20,000AUD including:
  o International economy class return airfares for 2 adults to any
  o Hotel stays to the value of $10,000 AUD,
  o Domestic economy return airfares for 2 Adults and,
  o 14 days car hire.
• 2nd Prize: A ‘Silver’ Holiday Package valued up to $5,000AUD including:
  o Hotel stays to the value of $3,000 AUD,
  o Domestic economy return airfares for 2 Adults,
  o 7 days car hire.
• 3rd: A ‘Bronze’ Holiday Package valued at $1,250AUD including:
  o Hotel stays to the value of $500AUD,
  o Domestic economy return airfares for 2 Adults,
  o 3 days car hire

Weekly prizes to be awarded throughout the promotion include*
  • Virgin Blue Flights - 8 x 2 economy class flights to any non-stop domestic
  • Budget Car Hire – 50 x One Day Budget Car Hire Vouchers and 50 x Upgrade
  • Classic DVDs - 40 sets of 5 DVDs from Village Roadshow
  • RosesOnly Flower Vouchers - 500 $15AUD off
  • Restaurant Vouchers – 27 Menulog vouchers valued between
  $100 - $500AUD
  • - 25 x 2,000 Points
  • Travel Guidebooks – 100 guidebooks from Insight Guides

Nomination is unrestricted (using free text components) and can be for unique
properties (including hidden gems and family owned & operated hotels) through to five
star luxury hotels – anything you like – therefore it truly is the consumers’ choice! Hotels
are scored out of 10 in the following criteria (with 10 equalling the best): ambience,
family friendliness, rooms, restaurant facilities, cleanliness, business facilities, location,
leisure facilities, staff attitude and value for money. Vote now on

As a consumer driven website with up to 5.5 million unique users visiting monthly, recognises the importance of the voice of the consumer. In an effort to
recognise this voice, developed the Best Hotels (and Resorts) Series. With
over 3.5 Million ratings and reviews published on hotels listed on, this unique survey is a great tool for consumers to voice their opinions and vote for their
favourite hotels. The Australia, New Zealand and Pacific Islands Best Hotels and Resorts
survey is the sixth survey of its kind, following on from three highly successful Asian
surveys, one Oceanic survey, and one Great Britain & Ireland survey, each receiving
over 50,000 votes.

Results from The Australia and New Zealand (including the Pacific Islands) survey will be
used as a basis to select and acknowledge the best hotels and resorts in the region, as
part of’s Best Hotels (and Resorts) Guidebook series. Hotels will be
recognised at a gala award ceremony on 30 August 2007, in Sydney.

“Consumers, hoteliers and resort owners all benefit from this unique survey. Consumers
have the opportunity to win great prizes and are provided with a vehicle to vote on their
favourite hotels and share their hotel experience with others. Hoteliers and resorts
owners benefit in gaining genuine insights from their consumers.” said Katherine Birch,
Country Manager Australia & New Zealand, “This survey allows to find out which hotels are the best and helps identify any new and
upcoming hotels, so we can continue to deliver on our promise of being the online
accommodation specialist website”.

Australia & New Zealand’s Best Hotels and Resorts (including the Pacific Islands) is
proudly brought to you by, in conjunction with Getaway and ninemsn; in
association with Harvey World Travel, Budget Car Hire, Austero Network, Virgin Blue,
Village Roadshow, RosesOnly, Insight Guides,, Dymocks, and
Australian Traveller.

With you can choose from more than 25,000 hotels worldwide, with
discounts of up to 60% off published hotel rates. Access over 3.5 million unbiased
ratings and reviews from previous guests and get rewarded for every booking made by
earning Member Dollars for future stays.

* For prize details and terms and conditions of the survey, log on to

For further information please contact:
Jennifer Crooks
Public Relations Manager
Flairview Travel
Tel: +61 2 8263 5106
Fax: +61 29264 0559

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