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Cost Plus World Market® To Celebrate Reaching One Million Facebook Fans By Giving Away A Trip Around The World

OAKLAND, Calif.; January 7, 2014—Cost Plus World Market® ( is on its way to reaching one million Facebook fans and when the specialty retailer reaches this milestone during the month of January, they’ll give one lucky Facebook fan a grand prize: a trip around the world for two! With a passion for global discoveries, World Market® has put together the trip of a lifetime, which includes airfare and accommodations for multi-day stops in Thailand, Spain, Morocco and Argentina. The trip is provided by Intrepid Travel, one of the world’s leading small group adventure tour operators.

Now through January 31, 2014, customers of World Market can help grow its online community to one million fans by becoming a Facebook fan and entering for a chance to win the grand prize at

The grand prize trip itinerary begins in the United States and from there it’s off to a five-day culinary trip through Bangkok and Chiang Mai in Thailand, then an eight-day trip through Barcelona, Logrono and San Sebastian, followed by 11 days in Morocco with stays in Meknes, Moulay Idriss, Fes, Marrakech and Essaouira, then lastly on to Argentina for 11 more days of exploring through Buenos Aires, Mendoza, Valle de Uco and Bariloche, before finally heading home.

All of these countries are home to many of the products World Market brings into its stores for its customers. From Thai porcelain plates and wines from Argentina to Moroccan couscous and recycled green glass from Spain and more, the retailer carries unique and authentic items from around the world.

For information about World Market’s current promotions and events, please go to Keep up with World Market by following us on and Full rules and guidelines for the One Million Facebook Fan Sweepstakes can also be found at


About Intrepid Travel Pty. Ltd.
Now in its 25th year of operation, Intrepid Travel is one of the world’s leading small group adventure tour operators. Intrepid takes over 100,000 travelers to more than 100 countries worldwide, each year. Intrepid trips are designed to go off the beaten track, meet the locals and travel in an unconventional way, joining locals on their transport, in their markets and even in their homes. Intrepid employs close to a thousand employees in nearly 20 countries worldwide. 

About Cost Plus World Market
Cost Plus World Market ( operates 269 stores in 31 states under the World Market® and Cost Plus World Market® trademarks. The stores feature an ever-changing selection of casual home decor and furnishings, housewares, gifts, unique jewelry, decorative home accessories, over 500 international wines, gourmet foods and beverages offered at affordable prices and imported from more than 50 countries. Many items are unique and exclusive to World Market and are regularly supplied by an international network of individual and regional artisans developed over the Company’s more than 50 years in the import business.

Jill Osaka
Cost Plus World Market