online travel bookingMIAMI, Fla. /eNewsChannels/ — Marriott and Renaissance Caribbean & Mexico Resorts (MARCAM) and CheapOair are playing Santa this year and delivering sand and sunshine to a holiday village near you. The two organizations have partnered for a jubilant “12 Days of Travel” holiday sweepstakes, giving away hotel stays and airfare vouchers daily via Twitter.

The “12 days of Travel” will begin at noon on Wednesday, December 1st and end at noon on Monday, December 13th. Within these 12 consecutive days, followers of both the @CheapOair and @MarriottResorts twitter accounts will have the opportunity to win one of nine different hotel stays at a MARCAM resort and CheapOair gift certificates, with a final grand prize of hotel accommodations and roundtrip airfare for two.

Here’s how to play and qualify to win:
1. Follow @CheapOair and @MarriottResorts on Twitter;
2. Check the CheapOair contest page each of the 12 contest days, starting December 1st, for the daily tweet;
3. Tweet the designated phrase.

Consumers can enter once a day, all twelve days, for the chance to win. Winners will be randomly selected from the day’s entrants each 24-hour period.

The daily giveaways will be awarded as follows:
Day 1: Three-night stay at the Aruba Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino*
Day 2: Three-night stay at the Curacao Marriott Beach Resort & Emerald Casino*
Day 3: Three-night stay at the CasaMagna Marriott Cancun Resort*
Day 4: CheapOair $75 gift certificate
Day 5: CheapOair $75 gift certificate
Day 6: Three-night stay at the Frenchman’s Reef & Morning Star Marriott Beach Resort*
Day 7: Three-night stay at the CasaMagna Marriott Puerto Vallarta Resort & Spa*
Day 8: Three-night stay at the St Kitts Marriott Resort & The Royal Beach Casino*
Day 9: Three-night stay at the Renaissance Aruba Resort & Casino*
Day 10: Three-night stay at the JW Marriott Cancun Resort & Spa*
Day 11: CheapOair $75 gift certificate
Day 12/Grand Prize: Three-night stay at the Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Resort and roundtrip airfare for two.

*Each hotel giveaway will also include a $25 gift certificate from CheapOair.

In addition to the Twitter “12 Days of Travel” contest, there will also be a separate Facebook sweepstakes with an additional chance to win a trip give away to any one of MARCAM’s nine resorts.

To enter this contest, consumers simply:
1. “Like” both Paradise by Marriott and CheapOair on Facebook
2. Anytime during the “12 Days of Travel” (December 1st, 12pm EST-December 13th, 12pm EST) post a comment on the CheapOair blog post stating which of the nine Marriott and Renaissance resorts in the Caribbean and Mexico you would visit if given the chance to go to any of them
3. A randomly selected winner will receive three free nights to the resort they pick in their blog comment.

MARRIOTT AND RENAISSANCE CARIBBEAN & MEXICO RESORTS is an integrated sales and marketing organization that was formed in 1997 to combine the sales and marketing efforts of several resort properties in the Caribbean and Mexico. Today, the group consists of a select portfolio of nine oceanfront resorts that are owned and/or managed by Marriott International. Representing the most spectacular resort properties throughout the Caribbean and Mexico, including Aruba, Curacao, St. Kitts, St. Thomas, Grand Cayman, Cancun and Puerto Vallarta, each Marriott and Renaissance Caribbean & Mexico Resort captures the charm of its distinctive locale, while providing renowned quality and the high levels of hospitality and service that Marriott resorts uphold.

CHEAPOAIR is one of the top 10 largest online travel booking sites and a leading supplier of airfares, hotels, car rentals and vacation packages. Backed by parent company, Travelong, which ranked 13th in the industry in Travel Weekly’s esteemed 2010 “Power List,” CheapOair offers the best in value with attractive solutions for today’s savvy traveler. Their portfolio of products include over 100 million airfare combinations on over 400 airlines, low airfare guarantees, 100,000 negotiated hotel rates and the technological foundation to deliver affordable tickets to every region in the world. For more information, call 866-636-9088 or visit .

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