Georgia, Atlanta Announce Airfare, Accommodations Giveaway to Shopper’s Paradise


ATLANTA (TVLW) – Georgia Tourism and the Atlanta Convention and Visitors Bureau have teamed up with Delta Airlines and Embassy Suites to give away a “CityPass” weekend for two ( ) to one of the country’s hottest shopping destinations, Atlanta.

Delta Airlines Travel for Two Included

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Internet users can register for the contest in December by visiting the Travel South USA website at The winner will be announced on January 2, 2008. The weekend getaway package includes:

— Air Travel for 2 via Delta Airlines
— Deluxe weekend stay for 2 at the Embassy Suites Centennial Olympic Park
in the heart of Downtown, overlooking beautiful Centennial Olympic
Park, and within walking distance of several major Atlanta attractions.
— $100 dinner gift certificate to either of 2 landmark Atlanta
restaurants: Dailey’s Restaurant and Martini Bar or award-winning, City
— CityPass booklets for 2 people, featuring 8 signature attractions —
choose the 6 you want to experience.

Weak Dollar Makes Southern Stores Hotter Than A “Two Dollar Pistol”

Thanks to a weak dollar, the U.S. retail market is hot with overseas tourists. Travel South USA is encouraging international visitors to avoid the traffic and congestion of New York and head South to Atlanta instead.

“Atlanta has the same names as New York, Jimmy Choo, Gucci, Armani, Saks,” said Liz Bittner, Executive Director of Travel South USA. “In fact, Southern Living magazine recently named Phipps Plaza “Southern Best” in its recent Reader’s Choice Awards.”