MINNEAPOLIS -- Carlson Wagonlit Travel launched a promotion with
its 1,100 retail sites to boost travel to New York City.
Carlson's "Rediscover New York" promotion includes packages with
Continental Airlines Vacations and City Escapes for two separate
weekends, Nov. 16 to 18 and Dec. 14 to 16.
The packages with Continental Airlines Vacations include
accommodations at the Crowne Plaza, roundtrip air fare on
Continental Airlines, airport transfers and hotel tax.
The City Escapes package is land-only, with accommodations
offered at the Crowne Plaza and Marriott Marquis. Some City Escapes
packages also include tickets to Broadway shows and city
No matter the tour operator, for each booking Carlson will
donate $25 to the American Red Cross for victims of the Sept. 11
Although this campaign officially kicked off Oct. 26, Carlson
said it will promote it as part of an advertising section that's
scheduled to run in USA Today on Nov. 2.
Carlson said the "advertorial" describes New York City as one of
the "10 Great Holiday Destinations."
To find the nearest Carlson Wagonlit Travel site, call (800)
867-TRIP or search on Carlsontravel.com's agency locator.