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SOURCE Dallas Convention & Visitors Bureau
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DALLAS, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the Dallas Convention & Visitors Bureau's (DCVB) 2nd annual Dallas BIG Summer Family Fun promotion nears an end, the DCVB extends a special invitation to families living outside of the Dallas-Ft. Worth metro area, to take advantage of affordable access to the city's premiere attractions. The summer promotion imparts a complimentary Dallas Summer Family Fun BIG card providing visiting families an opportunity to explore Dallas at a discount from Memorial Day weekend to July 31, 2014. Official partners include Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden/Rory Meyers Children's Adventure Garden, the finest new children's garden in the world, The Dallas Zoo, Perot Museum of Nature and Science/The World's Largest Dinosaurs summer traveling exhibition and GeO-Deck at The Reunion Tower, where families can receive a complimentary child general admission ticket with the purchase of one adult ticket, up to 12 purchased tickets with 12 complimentary tickets.
Visiting families can pick up the Dallas Summer Family Fun BIG Card by stopping by any partnering hotels, Texas Visitor Centers or online at VisitDallas.com/FamilyFun. To redeem BIG summer vacation deals, visitors must present the Dallas Summer Family Fun BIG card along with an out of town driver's license (non-DFW) or any hotel room key at each of the four family-friendly Dallas attractions. Ticket(s) are only valid the same-day of redemption.
"There has never been a better time to visit Dallas and explore these key attractions which are ideal for families traveling to Dallas," said Phillip J. Jones, president and CEO of the Dallas Convention & Visitors Bureau. "We welcome Dallas-bound families this summer to experience firsthand how exciting and adventurous our city has become thanks to continued investments in our largest attractions."
With the Dallas BIG Summer Family Fun promotion, families will have a chance to visit four city attractions' newest offerings:
Let Dallas take the hassle out of planning a family vacation with the Dallas Summer Family Fun BIG card and special Dallas Summer Family Fun discounts. Traveling to Dallas by air can be a fun adventure for the entire family with affordable fares from a variety of destinations serviced by Southwest Airlines. Special offers at participating Dallas hotels include Hilton Anatole Hotel, Hyatt Regency Dallas and Sheraton Dallas.
For more information on the vacation deals and coupons in the Dallas Summer Family Fun promotion, go to VisitDallas.com/FamilyFun.
The Dallas metro area is the leading business and financial center in the Southwest, offering visitors an unparalleled array of amenities such as more than 75,000 hotel rooms, flexible meeting space, moderate climate, service-oriented staff, and a central location with two major airports with more domestic nonstop flights than any other U.S. city. As the ninth-largest U.S. city, and part of the fourth-largest metropolitan area in the nation, Dallas provides the best shopping in the Southwest and the largest urban arts district in the nation, with five cultural venues designed by Pritzker Prize-winning architects. Dallas metropolitan area is the top visitor destination in Texas and the only in the Southwest to host teams representing five major professional sports leagues.
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