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									FOR MORE INFORMATION: Kathy Anderson AZ Travel Marketing, Inc. P:602-678-1007 / F:602-678-1014 shoppingplaces@aol.com
Ala Moana Center Honolulu, HI Bayside Marketplace Miami, FL Faneuil Hall Marketplace Boston, MA Fashion Show Las Vegas, NV Festival Bay Mall Orlando, FL Harborplace & The Gallery Baltimore, MD Kings’ Shops Waikoloa, HI Lynnhaven MallGeneral 2006, Chicago, Ill.,… Virginia Beach, VA North Star Mall San Antonio, TX Oakbrook Center Chicago, IL Pioneer Place Portland, OR Providence Place Providence, RI Riverchase Galleria Birmingham, AL Riverwalk Marketplace New Orleans, LA The Shops at La Cantera San Antonio, TX South Street Seaport New York, NY The Grand Canal Shoppes Las Vegas, NV The Shoppes at The Palazzo Las Vegas Village of Merrick Park Miami, FL Water Tower Place Chicago, IL Whalers Village Maui, HI www.AmericasShoppingPlaces.com

Kay Standon, Vice President General Growth Properties, Inc. P:410-992-6261 / F:410-964-3488 www.AmericasShoppingPlaces.com

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

America’s Premier Shopping Places
Nationwide Premier Passport Program Provides Travelers With Exclusive Offers & Amenities at America’s Premier Shopping Places.
2009, Chicago, Ill.,…America’s Premier Shopping Places, a collection of tourism-oriented shopping centers owned and/or managed by General Growth Properties, Inc (NYSE: GGP), offers domestic and international travelers a nationwide incentive program named Premier Passport. The program provides visitors with an array of exclusive shopping and dining offers, savings, amenities and added-value promotions from participating retailers and restaurants at each center. With the variety of shopping and dining options available to both group and leisure travelers throughout America’s Premier Shopping Places, Premier Passport provides offers and services as unique as each destination. Whether travelers are visiting popular urban destinations such as Water Tower Place in Chicago, Ala Moana Center in Honolulu, The Grand Canal Shoppes in Las Vegas, Bayside Marketplace in Miami, etc. or experiencing regional destinations such as Lynnhaven Mall in Virginia Beach, Providence Place in Providence, Rhode Island, or Riverchase Galleria in Birmingham, they will be treated to an exclusive Premier Passport welcome packet designed especially for that destination. -more-

Premier Passports are available to travelers in three languages, English, Spanish and Japanese. The four-color pre-printed vouchers are available free of charge to travel professionals and distributed through participating travel agents, tour operators and meeting planners along with customers’ travel documents. In addition, travel professionals can print a “voucher on demand” by visiting These vouchers are available in English, Spanish, Japanese, www.americasshoppingplaces.com, or they can request a pdf of the voucher which can be emailed to their clients’ before departing on their trip. German and Mandarin. Upon arrival at any one of America’s Premier Shopping Places, the visitor presents their Premier Passport at Guest Services or a designated retail location noted on the Passport to receive their complimentary welcome packet. The offerings vary at each center due to the unique assortment of stores and restaurants offered at each location. For instance, in addition to shopping and dining specials at The Grand Canal Shoppes in Las Vegas, Premier Passport offers include discounts to Grand Canyon Airlines, Papillon Grand Canyon Helicopters, Pole Position Raceway and more. Every Premier Passport visitor receives a welcome letter, store directory, coupon book or printed listing of discounts and/or exclusive offers from stores and restaurants which are only available to out-of-town guests upon presentation of their driver’s license or passport. Visitors are encouraged to retain their Premier Passport voucher to utilize in other America’s Premier Shopping Places destinations when traveling throughout the U.S.A. Travel industry professionals appreciate the simplicity and convenience of the Premier Passport program. The Passports are welcomed at all of America’s Premier Shopping Places across the country from Honolulu to Boston, Miami to Portland - eliminating the need to store vouchers or coupon books for multiple destinations. America's Premier Shopping Places is an award-winning branded collection of tourism-oriented shopping centers located throughout the United States which are owned and/or managed by General Growth Properties, Inc. The centers are located in the heart of America's best-loved cities as well as along America's scenic highways and byways, attracting millions of visitors annually from around the world. For a complete listing of destinations and further information, along with Premier Passport pdf’s and high-resolution photos, visit www.americasshoppingplaces.com or contact Kathy Anderson, Travel & Tourism Manager at shoppingplaces@aol.com.
General Growth Properties, Inc. currently has ownership interest in, or management responsibility for, over 200 regional shopping malls in 44 states, as well as ownership in master planned community developments and commercial office buildings. The Company’s portfolio totals approximately 200 million square feet of retail space and includes over 24,000 retail stores nationwide. GGP’s common stock is trading in the pink sheets under the symbol GGWPQ. For more information, visit www.ggp.com.

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