SEATTLE (November 3, 2009) – Seattle Southside Visitor Services (, the official tourism department for the cities of Tukwila, SeaTac, Kent and Des Moines, announces the "Shop Like a Rockstar™" package. Back by popular demand, the ongoing promotion aims to treat shoppers like celebrities offering dozens of benefits from local hotels, restaurants, entertainment venues and retail stores this holiday season.

“Seattle Southside is thrilled to continue the Shop Like a Rockstar promotion this year,” said Katherine Kertzman, Director of Seattle Southside Visitor Services. “We have a wonderful opportunity to showcase our area as it encompasses the Pacific Northwest’s largest indoor shopping center, Westfield Southcenter, and an array of accommodations and restaurants – all distinguishing characteristics that contribute to creating the perfect in-town getaway this holiday season.”

The Shop Like a Rockstar package includes nine participating hotels – Best Western River’s Edge, Comfort Inn & Suites, Embassy Suites, Hampton Inn, Hawthorn Suites, Hilton Seattle Airport & Conference Center, Holiday Inn Seattle Tacoma International Airport, Homewood Suites by Hilton, and Radisson Hotel. Each hotel will offer their very own Rockstar special including Westfield Southcenter and Macy’s gift cards, suite upgrades, valet parking, complimentary breakfast, free shuttle service to shopping at both Kent Station and Westfield Southcenter, and more.

In addition, the first 100 guests to book a Shop Like a Rockstar package will receive swag bags upon check-in at their preferred hotel. With a retail value of more than $100, these bags are filled with great discounts and free samples including autographed collector hydroplane courtesy of Albert Lee; satin jewelry travel pouches from Ben Bridge Jewelers; gift certificates to Chipotle Mexican Grill, Family Fun Center, Sizzler, The Old Spaghetti Factory; and samples from Gene Juarez, Perfumania, Sephora and The Body Shop.

For more information or to book a package, please visit The Shop Like a Rockstar package is available starting November 1, 2009 through February 28, 2010.


About Seattle Southside Visitor Service

Seattle Southside Visitor Services (SSVS) is the leading tourism and marketing organization in South King County. The program offered jointly by the Cities of Tukwila, SeaTac, Kent and Des Moines, is responsible for competitively marketing the area as an ideal travel destination for tourists who wish to explore Western Washington. For more information, please visit