LONGHORNS AND LOVEBIRDS AND LITTLE KIDS, OH MY!
FORT WORTH OFFERS THREE FREE WILD WEST WEEKEND GIVEAWAYS
Enter to Win at the new FortWorth.com
FORT WORTH, Texas - The Fort Worth Convention & Visitors Bureau celebrates the launch of its redesigned website, www.FortWorth.com, with three free Wild West Weekend Giveaways to the "City of Cowboys and Culture."
Travelers can visit the new www.FortWorth.com from now until September 30, 2010, to enter to win. Just click on the "Free Weekend in Fort Worth" icon on the lower right-hand side of the home page to find details about the three unique giveaways, each specially designed for different types of travelers - family, girlfriends and couples. To make each giveaway even more special, Fort Worth is including one-of-a-kind experiences that are only available through this offer. Packages also include free hotel accommodations and transportation, gift certificates, attraction tickets, and more.
"Fort Worth offers visitors an affordable and unique vacation option," said David DuBois, CMP, CAE, CTA, president and CEO of the Fort Worth Convention & Visitors Bureau. "Our Western heritage, dynamic downtown, and wonderful cultural attractions coupled with our range of accommodations and restaurants makes Fort Worth an outstanding destination for all types of travelers. And now, visitors can go to our website and create their own Fort Worth vacation experience."
The new website is designed to cater to the needs of visitors planning or considering a trip to the "City of Cowboys and Culture." The website allows visitors to create customized itineraries and Google maps, sign up for destination guides and e-newsletters, search listings, download coupons and photos, and so much more. International visitors will appreciate the Google translator function, which translates the entire site in four languages, including Spanish, German, French and Chinese. .
One of the most exciting new tools available at www.FortWorth.com, is the Fort Worth online booking engine. Travelers can now book their hotel accommodations, select flight and car rental options, purchase attraction tickets, or select complete vacation packages on the new website. Additionally, the website features recommendations and tips from Molly the Longhorn, the city's mascot.
"Fort Worth's distinctiveness really shines through when visitors explore the site and plan vacations based on our recommendations. The website is both an inviting visual tour of Fort Worth and an information-rich trip planning resource," said DuBois.
The interactive site also features links to Fort Worth's social media sites on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and soon to launch Gowalla. Visitors can also sign up to receive RSS feeds and to follow Fort Worth's blog.
Ranked as part of the #1 tourist destination in Texas and named the #4 value-friendly destination in the United States by Hotwire.com, Fort Worth welcomes over 5.5 million visitors each year. Known as the "City of Cowboys and Culture," Fort Worth offers visitors many unique things to see and do, such as Sundance Square - one of the most dynamic downtown's in the nation, exciting Western heritage in the Stockyards National Historic District, and the artistic masterpieces in the world-class museums in the Cultural District.
For more information, to enter for a chance to win a Wild West Weekend Giveaway, for complete giveaway package details and sweepstakes rules, please visit the new www.FortWorth.com.
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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