SOURCE: Wyndham Worldwide

November 20, 2012 15:00 ET

Women on Their Way Announces Top 10 Holiday Destinations for 2012

From Fun in the Sun to Winter Wonderlands, Destinations Offer a Holiday Vacation for Every Traveler

PARSIPPANY, NJ--(Marketwire - Nov 20, 2012) - Women on Their Way by Wyndham Worldwide (NYSE: WYN), the hospitality industry's longest-running branded program entirely dedicated to female travelers, has chosen its top 10 holiday destinations for 2012 holiday vacations. After months of hard work, nothing is better than a relaxing holiday vacation to get away from it all and recharge your batteries, and whether you prefer to explore the big city or relax on a warm beach, one of these top 10 holiday destinations is sure to fit the bill.

From fun in the sun to frosty winter wonderlands, each of this year's Women on Their Way's top holiday destinations include recommended places to stay and fun activities to do in each city. Also this year, visitors are encouraged to leave their own tried-and-true travel tips or recommended tourist attractions in the travel tips tab on any of the top 10 holiday destinations on the list. This year's top holiday vacations include:

Atlanta, GA
Explore the rich history of bustling Atlanta, and discover what to do in Atlanta with Women on Their Way's guide to the city's holiday events and attractions, as well as where to stay. Visitors can enjoy sites and attractions that will enchant travelers of all ages.

Chicago, IL
Experience the Windy City's winter wonderland! Things to see in Chicago include fantastic museums and parks, and magical lights that line the Magnificent Mile while you shop. With hundreds of holiday events in Chicago, the Windy City offers fun for all. 

Las Vegas, NV
With over the top grandeur, Las Vegas events will impress with their combination of Vegas exhibitionism and festive cheer. Make sure to explore the city's spectacular holiday lights, or its man-made snow shows.

Los Angeles, CA
With more moderate temperatures, Los Angeles offers a variety of outdoor events for everyone, including community sing-alongs and candle lightings. See what Los Angeles events have to offer this holiday season.

Miami, FL
Wondering what to do in Miami for the holidays? Miami offers many exciting holiday events, including the largest holiday-themed park in the U.S., outdoor festivals, and a uniquely Miami event where local boats get decked out in their holiday best. With so many holiday events in Miami, you'll have a hard time deciding what to do during your stay.

Orlando, FL
Discover Universal Orlando Holidays to find special holiday-themed events at this world-class theme park. Visit Orlando this holiday season for a fun filled family vacation or relaxing getaway with your special someone. Experience magical outdoor holiday celebrations, and of course, premier theme parks decked out in festive cheer. 

Philadelphia, PA
Visitors can discover countless Philadelphia events that are sure to bring out the holiday cheer in everyone, from food-lovers to history-fanatics. And, this City of Brotherly Love offers some of Women on Their Way's favorite places to stay. 

San Diego, CA
Stay in San Diego for the holidays and take advantage of the vibrant, diverse holiday San Diego events. Along with stunning beaches, this city offers an amazing variety of holiday events and attractions, and conveniently located hotels.

San Francisco, CA
Take advantage of the huge variety of San Francisco events this holiday season. Revisit a childhood classic with the Velveteen Rabbit Ballet, or enjoy the ambiance of San Francisco's architecture sparkling with holiday lights. This diverse, multicultural city offers hundreds of holiday events, so no matter what you decide, count on San Francisco delivering one-of-a-kind memories during your holiday stay.

Washington DC
Explore Washington DC events during the holidays. Full of fantastic sights all year, the holiday season in the nation's capitol is a special time to enjoy the glittering lights of the National Christmas Tree and discover its museums, historic tours and the ballet. Enjoy your stay in Washington DC at one of the many comfortable and centrally located hotels.

Travelers looking for some excitement abroad, get your passports ready because Women on Their Way highlights three exotic international destinations for the holiday season, including:

Sao Paulo
Enjoy beautiful Sao Paulo scenery and discover things to do in Sao Paulo this holiday season, including discovering the different architectural styles and diverse ethnic backgrounds, or the city sites including Ibirapuera Park and its magnificent holiday lights.

While Beijing might not offer many traditional holiday activities, Women on Their Way's guide of things to do in Beijing includes the not-to-be-missed attractions, as well as where to stay, and provides travelers with ample winter fun during their holiday stay.

Let Women on Their Way give you some ideas about things to do in Spain during the holidays, as well as some of our favorite places to stay.

To find out more about these top 10 holiday vacations  and bonus overseas locations, visit Women on Their Way by Wyndham Worldwide. Also, be sure to join Women on Their Way community on Facebook and Twitter (@WyndhamWomen).

About Women on Their Way by Wyndham Worldwide
Women on Their Way is an online resource for business and leisure travelers to find everything they need to plan and book their next trip. The website,, includes expert advice on destinations, hotels, timeshare resorts and vacation rentals, plus special deals and packages.

Women on Their Way is the hospitality industry's longest-running branded program entirely dedicated to female travelers. Since the program's launch in 1995, Wyndham has supported women travelers as they've emerged from a niche market to a formidable force, listening and responding to women's feedback, which has resulted in a better hotel experience for all travelers, including the addition of various amenities to hotel rooms such as coffee makers, full-length mirrors and healthier room service menus.

While once a single hotel chain program, Wyndham Worldwide expanded the program across all brands and businesses offering over 100,000 hotels, vacation rentals and resorts in approximately 100 countries.

About Wyndham Worldwide
One of the world's largest hospitality companies, Wyndham Worldwide (NYSE: WYN) provides a wide range of hospitality products and services through its global portfolio of world-renowned brands. The world's largest hotel company based on the number of properties, Wyndham Hotel Group is home to many of the world's best-known hotel brands, with approximately 7,260 franchised hotels and 618,100 hotel rooms worldwide.

Wyndham Exchange & Rentals is the worldwide leader in vacation exchange and the world's largest professionally managed vacation rentals business, providing more than 5 million leisure-bound families annually with access to approximately 100,000 vacation properties in 100 countries through its prominent exchange and vacation rental brands. The industry and timeshare ownership market leader, Wyndham Vacation Ownership develops, markets, and sells vacation ownership interests and provides consumer financing to owners through its network of over 180 vacation ownership resorts serving more than 915,000 owners throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean, and the South Pacific. Based in Parsippany, NJ, Wyndham Worldwide employs approximately 27,800 associates globally.

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