MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Nov. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Vayama.com, the online travel agency that specializes in discounted international travel, announced today that it is teaming up with QVC to provide an Italian vacation getaway. The sweepstakes entitled "The Ultimate Foodie Getaway Sweepstakes" will include two round trip tickets to Italy and hotel accommodations along with "foodie" activities. In addition to the Italian vacation, Dell™ will be providing the Grand Prize winner with a 17" Dell Laptop.
"Italy is a country that is rich in culture and history, making it one of the best places in the world for exceptional food," said Thomas Kent, vice president of marketing for Vayama.com. "Our Italian travel experts here at Vayama have put together a trip that takes you from Rome, which has more than two thousand years of history, to Florence, the mother of the Italian Renaissance and the jewel of Tuscany."
"Italian food is one of the most popular cuisines in the world and we could not be more excited about offering our QVC foodies a chance to win a trip to Italy," said David Venable, host of QVC's In the Kitchen with David™ show.
The Grand Prize includes a seven-day/six-night trip for the winner and one guest to Italy. The trip includes two round-trip tickets to Rome, accommodations at Le Suite di Via Ottaviano Bed and Breakfast in Rome, seven-day car rental and one cooking tour in Florence. The Grand Prize winner will also receive a 17" Dell laptop. See Official Rules for full details.
Four First Prize winners will receive a 17" Dell laptop and a $200 Vayama Travel Voucher to be used towards Alitalia Airlines travel during 2012.
Enter for a chance to win at the following locations:
No purchase necessary. Void where prohibited. Must be 21 years or older to enter.
Vayama is an online travel agency uniquely focused on international travel. The company offers travelers a vast selection of flights through its online booking engine that taps into inventory not available on other online travel websites. Launched in 2007, Vayama has continued to expand its online international travel services to include features such as 24/7 customer service, premium economy and discounted hotel rates, activities and car rentals.
About Travix International B.V.
Vayama is part of Travix International B.V., a global travel company that manages an extensive portfolio of international travel websites operating under the brands: Vayama (USA, UK & Canada), CheapTickets (Europe & Asia), Vliegwinkel.nl (Netherlands), BudgetAir (The Netherlands, United Kingdom & France) , Flugladen (Germany) and EasyToBook.com ( Worldwide).
Travix operates in 16 countries; employs 430 staff and has combined sales in excess of USD $1,1Billion.
QVC, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Liberty Interactive Corporation (Nasdaq: LINTA), is one of the largest multimedia retailers in the world. QVC is committed to providing its customers with thousands of the most innovative and contemporary beauty, fashion, jewelry and home products. Its programming is distributed to approximately 195 million homes worldwide. The company's website, QVC.com, is ranked among the top general merchant Internet sites. With operations in the United Kingdom, Germany, Japan and Italy, West Chester, Pa.-based QVC has shipped more than a billion packages in its 25-year history. QVC, Q, and the Q Ribbon Logo are registered service marks of ER Marks, Inc.