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Winning Hand Goes to Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas as Nation's Most-Popular
5-Star Hotel for Valentine's Weekend According to Survey

NORWALK, Conn., Feb. 9, 2012- Instead of a bouquet of flowers for Valentine's Day this year, (Nasdaq: PCLN) customers seem more inclined to give their significant others a stack of casino chips. In a survey of the most popular destinations and hotels for Valentine's weekend and Valentine's Day, found that Las Vegas clearly held the winning hand.

The survey was based on published-price hotel reservations made through for check-in between February 10-14, 2012.

Las Vegas hotels dominated the Valentine's list. The most popular 5-star hotel in town for the romantic weekend is the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Autograph Collection, while MGM Grand Hotel Casino, also in Las Vegas, is the nation's most-popular 4-star hotel. The Hyatt Regency Chicago is the most-popular non-gaming hotel for Valentine's Week.

Other 4- and 5-star properties making the top 100 most popular Valentine's week hotels, according to, include:

  • Hilton New Orleans Riverside, 4-stars
  • Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, Las Vegas, 4-stars
  • Aria Resort and Casino, Las Vegas, 5-stars
  • The Waldorf Astoria, New York, 4-stars
  • Renaissance Dallas, 4-stars
  • Hotel Nikko, San Francisco, 4-stars
  • Hyatt Arlington, Arlington, VA 4-stars
  • Grand Hyatt New York, 4 stars
  • Wynn Las Vegas, 5-stars
  • Caesars Atlantic City Hotel Casino, 4-stars
  • Trump International New York, 5-stars
  • Treasure Island, Las Vegas, 4-stars
  • Hilton Hawaiian Village, Honolulu, 4.5-stars
  • Loews Coronado Bay Resort, Coronado, CA, 4-stars
  • Hilton Atlanta, 4-stars
  • Hilton Minneapolis, 4-stars
  • The Venetian, Las Vegas, 5-stars
  • Hyatt Regency Newport Beach, CA, 4-stars
  • Parc 55 Wyndham San Francisco-Union Square, 4-stars
  • The Westin Michigan Avenue, Chicago, 4-stars
About The Priceline Group
The Priceline Group (Nasdaq: PCLN) is a leader in global online hotel reservations, with over 200,000 participating hotels worldwide. The Group is composed of four primary brands –,, and TravelJigsaw – and several ancillary brands. The Priceline Group provides online travel services in over 140 countries in Europe, North America, South America, the Asia-Pacific region, the Middle East and Africa. is the number one online hotel reservation service in the world, offering over 170,000 hotels (as of November 7, 2011), and is available in 41 languages. More recent hotel counts are available on the website. gives leisure travelers multiple ways to save on their airline tickets, hotel rooms, rental cars, vacation packages and cruises. In addition to getting compelling published prices, travelers can take advantage of's famous Name Your Own Price® service, which can deliver the lowest prices available. is an Asia-based online hotel reservation service that is available in 37 languages. TravelJigsaw is a multinational car hire service, offering its reservation services in over 4,000 locations. Customer support is provided in 29 languages.



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