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    Vote for Your Favorite Road Warrior Finalist

    FORT WORTH, Texas, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- American Way magazine, the award-winning inflight magazine of American Airlines, recently chose five finalists in the 8th Annual American Way Road Warrior Contest. Now American Way readers will determine the Grand Prize, Second Prize, and Third Prize winners by voting online for their favorite contestant at www.americanwaymag.com/roadwarrior by Nov. 14 at 11:59 p.m. CST.

    All voters will automatically be entered into a sweepstakes to win 200,000 Hilton HHonors(®) bonus points. The drawing will take place on Dec. 1, 2009.

    Over the past eight years, nearly 54,000 travelers have entered the contest in hopes of winning the coveted Road Warrior title and amazing prizes, which this year include a Grand Prize of 2 million Hilton HHonors® bonus points, 1 million AAdvantage® bonus miles, a Verizon BlackBerry® Storm™ smartphone, and a $100 Verizon Wireless gift card. The Second Prize consists of one Bose® Lifestyle® 48 home entertainment system, one Bose Wave® music system, one pair of Bose QuietComfort® 3 Acoustic Noise Cancelling® headphones, one five-night trip for two to the Hilton Papagayo Resort in Costa Rica (including a complimentary spa treatment for the winner and guest) one Verizon BlackBerry Storm smartphone, and a $100 Verizon Wireless gift card. Three Third Prizes include a three-night vacation for two to the Hilton Papagayo Resort in Costa Rica, one Verizon BlackBerry Storm smartphone, and a $100 Verizon Wireless gift card.

    The March 15, 2010, issue of American Way will feature the five newest Road Warriors on the cover and throughout the magazine with their travel tales, photos, and more. The entire issue will be dedicated to the road warrior lifestyle.

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