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America’s Premier Shopping Places

Food Court Vouchers and Special Dining Packages Make Summer Meals Fun For Groups

eTN  May 13, 2009

Summer dining is always fun at America’s Premier Shopping Places, many of which offer patio dining overlooking waterways, parks and historic landmarks. Individual visitors and group tours enjoy the variety of offerings ranging from center food courts, casual cafes and gourmet 5-star restaurants offered at every destination. The following is an example of dining programs currently being offered at select centers:

• The Grand Canal Shoppes and Fashion Show-Las Vegas, and Festival Bay Mall at International Drive-Orlando offer Shop & Dine packages to both groups and FIT’s which are commissionable to travel professionals and include a dining voucher valid at participating restaurants as well as a variety of special offers and services from select retail merchants and complimentary gifts. Package details are available at

• South Street Seaport in New York City, Faneuil Hall Marketplace in Boston, Riverwalk Marketplace in New Orleans, Harborplace & The Gallery in Baltimore and now Fashion Show in Las Vegas offer groups pre-paid meal vouchers which are also commissionable to group planners. The vouchers are valid for special meal offers in the food court or participating restaurants and are especially popular with international and student groups.

In addition to the dining options outlined above, many of America’s Premier Shopping Places offer groups private event options onsite with catering by participating restaurants. These programs are popular with meeting and incentive planners looking for a unique alternative to hotel conference rooms. America’s Premier Shopping Places offer colorful indoor and outdoor venues that excite the senses with activity and fun, combining the top two travel activities of shopping and dining.

America's Premier Shopping Places is a unique collection of tourism-oriented shopping centers located throughout the USA owned by General Growth Properties, Inc. For a complete listing of America's Premier Shopping Places and special offers for travelers, please visit

General Growth Properties, Inc. currently has ownership interest in, or management responsibility for, over 200 regional shopping malls in 44 states, as well as ownership in master planned community developments and commercial office buildings. The Company’s portfolio totals approximately 200 million square feet of retail space and includes over 24,000 retail stores nationwide. GGP’s common stock is trading in the pink sheets under the symbol GGWPQ. For more information, visit

Contact: Kathy Anderson, Phone: 602/678-1007, Email:

Food Court Vouchers and Special Dining Packages Make Summer Meals Fun For Groups

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