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New York Never Sleeps - to the Joy of Global Travelers

LONDON, December 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --

27,000 travelers from around the world vote New York as best city for nightlife

Suffering insomnia or just fancy a big night out: New York City is the city to visit for matchless nightlife, according to a recent survey by the hotels expert Hotels.com®. The survey, which questioned 27,000 travelers from around the world, shows that the Big Apple is the world's best city when it comes to night time entertainment. Gamblers' paradise Las Vegas is the globetrotters' second favorite choice while London comes in at number three.

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The survey also reveals that, although the gold and silver medals go to the U.S., six out of the Top Ten cities are in Europe. As well as London, Paris, Barcelona, Berlin, Amsterdam and Madrid all make it into the world's favorite list while Los Angeles and Bangkok, as the only Asian city, complete the Top Ten.

"New York always provides an incredible travel adventure especially at this time of year with holiday decorations and New Year's celebrations," said Taylor L. Cole, director of public relations and social media, North America at Hotels.com. "Not only is Las Vegas non-stop fun, but it also offers a peek at European culture with all of its diverse hotels and clubs for those that want to stay closer to home."

Wondering where to go when you venture to one of these top ranked cities? PartyEarth.com ranks nightlife hotspots by your interests. According to the party experts you can have a great time right at your hotel in New York City by staying at the Empire Hotel, Hotel le Bristol in Paris and Sunset Tower Hotel in Los Angeles.

The world's Top Ten for a big night out

    Position              City
       1                New York
       2               Las Vegas
       3                 London
       4                 Paris
       5               Barcelona
       6                 Berlin
       7               Amsterdam
       8                 Madrid
       9              Los Angeles
       10               Bangkok

About Hotels.com®

Hotels.com is a leading online accommodation booking brand. Through its global network of websites, Hotels.com, LP connects travelers with over 160,000 properties around the world, ranging from international chains and all-inclusive resorts to local favorites and bed & breakfasts, together with all the information needed to book the perfect stay. Hotels.com, LP benefits from one of the largest hotel contracting teams in the industry, obtaining the best rates for its customers, and offers frequent sales, special deals and promotions. There are more than 7 million Guest Reviews on the websites from users who have actually stayed in the hotels to ensure customers can make an informed choice when booking. Through Hotels.com, LP's industry-leading loyalty program Welcome Rewards®, customers can earn a free night for every 10 nights stayed at more than 85,000 hotels. Under its Price Match Guarantee, if a customer can find the same deal for less on a prepaid hotel, Hotels.com, LP will refund the difference. Travelers can book online or by contacting one of the multilingual call centers. Special apps for mobile phones and tablets can also be downloaded at http://www.hotels.com/deals/mobile_app/ enabling customers to book on the go with access to 20,000 last minute deals. Hotels.com publishes an award-winning twice-yearly review of international hotel room price trends called the Hotels.com Hotel Price Index™, which is now produced in 31 individual country editions, with North American data available at http://www.hotel-price-index.com. Follow Hotels.com on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/Hotels.comUS, on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/hotelsdotcom and on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/hotelsdotcom. Hotels.com. LP is part of Expedia, Inc., the largest online travel company in the world with an extensive portfolio that includes some of the world's best-known brands.

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