Let the Bidding Begin! Global Travelers Annual Charity Auction Kicks Off

. February 10, 2008

February 10, 2008 – Global Traveler magazine launched its annual online charity auction this week to benefit The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society; 100 percent of the proceeds go directly toward fighting terminal blood cancers. Bidding began Tuesday, February 5.

Items for up for bid include airline tickets, hotel stays, luggage, rounds of golf and wine. Both international and domestic airlines and hotels have generously donated prizes. Hot ticket items include round-trip business-class tickets on Alitalia, a stay and a round of golf at The Breakers Palm Beach, a stay and spa treatments at The Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn, a stay at the Hotel Bel-Air, a stay at the Lotte Hotel in Seoul, business-class tickets on Malév Hungarian Airlines, business-class tickets on Swiss International Airlines and much more.

“We were pleased with the quantity and quality of the donations received this year. The list of airlines and hotel donations are among the best in the world. I am very pleased to be associated with those who donated to this worthy cause,” said Francis X. Gallagher, publisher and CEO of Global Traveler. “We have a very aggressive goal of raising $100,000 for LLS and with the caliber of the donations this year I am positive we will exceed that goal.”

To participate in Global Traveler’s online auction visit www.globaltravelerusa.com/auction. The auction ends promptly at midnight on May 30, 2008. For more details on all the wonderful items up for grabs, see the March 2008 issue of Global Traveler.

About Global Traveler
Global Traveler is the publication of choice among seasoned, sophisticated business travelers. Circulated nationally, Global Traveler is the only ABC-audited American magazine for the international business traveler, with paid circulation of 69,023. The magazine increased its frequency to12x/year effective with the January 2007 issue. No other monthly magazine in its category boasts a higher circulation or page count. Global Traveler readers make over 30 round-trip flights per year. 31 percent fly first class and 64 percent business class on international flights.

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