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August 23, 2017

NORWALK, Conn., April 7, 2016 . . . In celebration of World Health Day on April 7, priceline.com, a leader in online and mobile travel and part of The Priceline Group (NASDAQ: PCLN), has shared fitness events in April and corresponding travel deals for travelers looking to take advantage of the wellness travel trend.

“According to Pew Research Center, 60 percent of U.S. adults track their weight, diet, or exercise, and with summer around the corner, now is a great time for travelers to take a quick getaway and get active,” said Brian Ek, priceline.com’s travel analyst. “Whether you’re the type who wants to compete in a marathon or participate in a yoga festival, priceline.com can help get you there with hotel, rental car and airline deals.”

Priceline.com has created the following quiz to determine which type of fitness-focused traveler you are:

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Priceline.com offers great fitness destinations for all active types, from the yogi to the cross-fitter, and corresponding vacation packages. Prices, fares, rates and availability are subject to change at any time. Travel and ticket costs were shopped on April 5, 2016.

Fitness Buff:

  • Warrior Dash, Covington, Georgia: April 16, 2016
    • Vacation Package, 4/15-17, $497.38/person. Includes roundtrip airfare from New York to Atlanta and 2 nights at the 2.5-star Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites, Covington.
  • Emerald Bodybuilding Cup, Seattle, Washington: April 29 – 30, 2016
    • Vacation Package, 4/28-5/1, $543.49/person. Includes roundtrip airfare from New York to Seattle and 3 nights at the 2.5-star Extended Stay America Seattle/Renton.
  • Tough Mudder, Mesa, AZ: April 30 – May 1, 2016
    • Vacation Package, 4/29-5/2, $621.71/person. Includes roundtrip airfare from New York to Phoenix and 3 nights at the 3.5-star Marriott Phoenix/Mesa.

Laid Back Yogi:

  • Minneapolis Yoga Conference, Minneapolis, MN: April 15 – 18, 2016
    • Vacation Package, 4/16-19, $779.04/person. Includes roundtrip airfare from New York to Minneapolis and 3 nights at the 4.5-star Radisson Blu Mall of America Hotel.
  • The Yoga Expo, Fort Lauderdale, FL: April 15 – 18, 2016
    • Vacation Package, 4/16-19, $669.26/person. Includes roundtrip airfare from New York to Ft. Lauderdale and 3 nights at the 4-star Crowne Plaza Hollywood Beach Resort Hotel.
  • WigWam Yoga Fest, Roswell, GA: April 22 – 24, 2016
    • Vacation Package, 4/21-25, $642.60/person. Includes roundtrip airfare from New York to Atlanta and 4 nights at the 3-star Holiday Inn Atlanta/Roswell.

Personal Record Breaker:

  • Rage Triathlon, Boulder City, Nevada: April 16, 2016
    • Vacation Package, 4/15-17, $775.99/person. Includes roundtrip airfare from New York to Las Vegas and 2 nights at the 3-star Excalibur Hotel & Casino.
  • Star Wars Half Marathon-The Dark Side, Walt Disney World Resort, FL: April 14 – 17, 2016
    • Vacation Package, 4/13-18, $429.42/person. Includes roundtrip airfare from New York to Orlando and 5 nights at the 3-star Champions World Resort.
  • Dana Point Grand Prix Cycling Race, Dana Point, CA: April 30, 2016
    • Vacation Package, 4/29-5/1, $875.54/person. Includes roundtrip airfare from New York to Los Angeles and 2 nights at the 3-star Doubletree Suites by Hilton Doheny Beach/Dana Point.

Thrill-Seeker:

  • World Surfing Association Championship Tour Event #8, Oceanside, CA: April 9 – 10, 2016
    • Vacation Package, 4/8-11, $642.89/person. Includes roundtrip airfare from New York to San Diego and 3 nights at the 2.5-star Extended Stay America San Diego/Oceanside.
  • World Ski and Snowboard Festival, Whistler, BC: April 12 – 21, 2016
    • Vacation Package, 4/11-22, $1,768.01/person. Includes roundtrip airfare from New York to Vancouver and 11 nights at the 3-star Mountainside Lodge Whistler.
  • 24th Annual Spring Paddle Boarding and Kayaking Festival, Vancouver, WA: April 23 – 24, 2016
    • Vacation Package, 4/22-25, $701.55/person. Includes roundtrip airfare from Newark to Portland and       3 nights at the 3-star Springhill Suites by Marriott Portland/Vancouver.

For more information, please visit www.priceline.com/media or connect with priceline.com on Facebook and Twitter.

About Priceline.com

Priceline.com, part of The Priceline Group [NASDAQ: PCLN], gives leisure travelers multiple ways to save on their airline tickets, hotel rooms, rental cars, vacation packages and cruises. In addition to getting compelling published prices, travelers can take advantage of priceline.com’s famous Name Your Own Price® service, which can deliver the lowest prices available, or the recently added Express Deals®, where travelers can take advantage of hotel discounts without bidding.

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