Trial Offer of USA TODAY Digital Editions for Travelers

USA TODAY joins The New York Times as the two newspapers whose digital editions are being offered free to travelers in more than 700 American hotels, airports, and restaurants. The airports are Dallas-Fort Worth, Seattle-Tacoma, San Jose, Austin, Oakland, and Buffalo. The Four Seasons, Loews, Wyndham, Hilton, Marriott, Sheraton, Doubletree, and Embassy Suites hotel chains are participating, as are 110 McDonald that participate in a Wi-Fi access test project with Wayport, a company which offers wireless or wired Internet access in all those places. Travelers can receive three days of the newspapers’ digital editions for free. If afterwards they purchase a 26 or 52 week digital subscription, they’ll also receive a free $25 prepaid Waypoint connection card. These offers are cross-promotional deals among Wayport, NewsStand, Inc., which produces the digital editions, and each the newspapers’ publisher. NewsStand, which last month announced the NYT deal, today announced the USA TODAY deal.