FORT WORTH PARTICIPATING IN FIRST-EVER INDUSTRYWIDE PROMOTION TO STIMULATE TRAVEL

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DAILYGETAWAYS.COM FEATURES ONCE-IN-A-LIFETIME TRIP EXPERIENCES AND LIMITED TIME TRAVEL VALUES FROM LEADING BRANDS

FORT WORTH, Texas - Fort Worth is participating in a unique one-month promotion through a specially created website, DailyGetaways.com, joining nearly 50 of America's top destinations and travel brands to provide once-in-a-lifetime experiences and tremendous values unavailable anywhere else.

Discover America Daily Getaways, a promotion of the U.S. Travel Association sponsored by American Express, runs May 3 to June 4. Aimed at stimulating travel in time for summer, it offers incredible deals of up to 50 percent off product from leading travel companies and memorable experiences from popular destinations.

Fort Worth is offering a package that will be available for auction to American Express Cardmembers on May 14 through DailyGetaways.com. The Fort Worth package includes three nights at Omni Fort Worth Hotel; "Be the Owner for a Night" at Billy Bob's Texas, the world's largest honky-tonk; dinner for two at Bonnell's Restaurant with wine selection by Chef Jon Bonnell; meet and greet with the Fort Worth Herd at the world's only twice-daily cattle drive; and a behind the scenes tour of the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth.

"The DailyGetaways.com promotion is a wonderful opportunity to showcase Fort Worth," said David DuBois, CMP, CAE, CTA, president and CEO, Fort Worth Convention & Visitors Bureau. "The once-in-a-lifetime getaway for Fort Worth offers a unique experience and highlights our Western heritage as well as our world-class cultural attractions. By participating in this giveaway, we hope to reach thousands of potential new visitors and encourage them to make plans to visit Fort Worth this summer."

Any U.S. resident 18 or older with a major credit card may purchase from an inventory of specially priced travel products offered by 25 leading travel companies related to hotels, airlines, rental cars, attractions and theme parks, dining and shopping, among others.

Additionally, any American Express Cardmembers have the opportunity to participate in a daily Cardmember-only auction. Cardmembers can bid on travel packages arranged by two dozen cities.

"Discover America Daily Getaways is a win-win for consumers and the industry," said Roger Dow, president and CEO of the U.S. Travel Association. "With the challenges everyone has faced, the travel industry is coming together for the first time ever to provide a unique, limited-time opportunity for Americans to buy products and take a trip they may not have considered the past couple years."

"With travel and tourism being major drivers of the U.S. economy, American Express is committed to supporting our partners in the industry, and this partnership with the U.S. Travel Association helps achieve that goal," said Shane Berry, senior vice president and general manager, American Express Merchant Services. "We're also pleased to provide our Cardmembers with this exciting added benefit where they'll receive access to once-in-a-lifetime travel opportunities. We encourage everyone interested in travel to visit www.DailyGetaways.com and take advantage of the great offers made possible by the travel industry."

DailyGetaways.com features travel offers for sale at significant value from a different leading brand each weekday until the limited inventory is sold out. At the same time, American Express Cardmembers can also bid on a different unique city travel package being offered each weekday. The auctions will begin each weekday at 10 am EDT and end at 10 pm EDT.

Upcoming products and auctions will preview five days in advance for consumers who want to be sure to capture these one of a kind deals. Consumers can also signup for daily alerts at DailyGetaways.com.

Additional deals and special travel offers from Daily Getaway participants are available on DiscoverAmerica.com, the official travel and tourism website of the United States. DiscoverAmerica.com is the nation's most authoritative source of travel information on all 50 states and more than 120 U.S. cities and includes unique trip-planning tools to help travelers plan vacations.

About the Fort Worth Convention & Visitors Bureau
The Fort Worth Convention & Visitors Bureau is the official destination marketing organization of the 17th-largest city in the United States. The organization is dedicated to promoting Fort Worth as a premier business and leisure destination, with thriving centers of culture and commerce. For more information, visit www.fortworth.com.

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