MCLEAN, Va. - Hampton Hotels today announced its partnership with Paramount Pictures' upcoming animated 3D film from Steven Spielberg and Peter Jackson, based on the Tintin classic comic, "The Adventures of Tintin," opening nationwide on December 21, 2011. Guests who book online and complete their stay at any U.S., Canada and Mexico Hampton hotel from October 17 through December 31, 2011 will automatically receive tickets to see the movie and an entry into a sweepstakes for a chance to win an exciting family trip for four to a European destination.
Based on the series of books The Adventures of Tintin by Hergé, the film follows Tintin, the young reporter whose relentless pursuit of a good story thrusts him into a world of high adventure. The film, by director/producer Steven Spielberg and producers Peter Jackson and Kathleen Kennedy, stars Jamie Bell, Andy Serkis, Daniel Craig, Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Toby Jones and Mackenzie Crook.
"Hampton is looking forward to partnering with Paramount on their new 3D movie, ‘The Adventures of Tintin,' which delivers a great message for everyone, regardless of age, about the power of embracing the unknown, self-discovery and adventure," said Judy Christa-Cathey, vice president of global brand marketing for Hampton Hotels. "Through this promotion, we're offering guests an added value for their stay and bringing families together with this exciting contest and promotional offer."
This fall, the adventure starts at Hampton hotels. With Tintin customized door hanger signs and room key card inserts, guests will enjoy a world of adventure beginning in their room. Additionally, Hampton plans to run the film's trailer on a continuous loop on Hampton's LodgeNet television program in guest rooms. Hampton and Paramount are also collaborating on a branded television spot, highlighting the partnership promotion.
"This is a fantastic opportunity for families who stay at Hampton hotels to be rewarded with the experience of seeing this remarkable new adventure film from the most talented movie makers in the world," said LeeAnne Stables, executive vice president of worldwide marketing partnerships, Paramount Pictures.
Hampton guests who book online and complete their stay at any Hampton property between October 17 and December 31, 2011 will receive two tickets to see the movie and an automatic entry for a chance to win an exciting trip for four to either London or Paris. This offer can only be booked online through www.Hampton.com/Tintin. Guests who take advantage of this promotion will receive their tickets via email within three weeks of completing their stay and must redeem the tickets at theatres by January 22, 2012.*
Hampton will also host a Facebook giveaway where fans of Hampton's page can enter to win a three-day, two-night trip for two people to Los Angeles that will include a VIP tour of Paramount Studios. Contestants can enter the contest by visiting Hampton's Facebook page at www.facebook.com/Hampton from November 1 to December 31, 2011. A winner will be chosen and announced on January 1, 2012.
*Terms and Conditions
Guests must book and stay between October 17 and December 31, 2011 to receive a Hollywood Movie Money certificate good for up to two adult movie tickets (up to $24.00 US) to "The Adventures of Tintin" and a chance to win in the Sweepstakes. Must be 18 years old, provide a valid email address, and book plan code "TIN" online at www.Hampton.com/Tintin to receive offer. Other restrictions apply. Visit www.Hampton.com/Tintin for details. No purchase necessary to enter or win sweepstakes. A purchase will not improve your chances of winning. Void where prohibited. Sweepstakes begins at 12:01a.m. Eastern Time ("ET") on October 17, 2011 and ends at 11:59 p.m. ET on December 31, 2011. Sweepstakes open only to legal residents of the fifty United States, District of Columbia, and Canada (excluding Quebec) who are 18 years of age or older at time of entry. See Official Rules at www.Hampton.com/Tintin for complete details. The Adventures of Tintin Family Adventure Sweepstakes sponsored by Paramount Pictures Corporation, 5555 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles, California 90038. Motion Picture Artwork TM and © 2011 Paramount Pictures Corporation. All Rights Reserved.
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About "The Adventures of Tintin"
Paramount Pictures and Columbia Pictures Present, in Association with Hemisphere Capital, The Adventures of Tintin directed by Steven Spielberg from a screenplay by Steven Moffat and Edgar Wright & Joe Cornish. Starring Jamie Bell ("Billy Elliot," "Defiance") as Tintin, the young reporter whose relentless pursuit of a good story thrusts him into a world of high adventure, and Daniel Craig ("Quantum of Solace," "Defiance") as the nefarious Red Rackham. Based on the series of books The Adventures of Tintin by Hergé, the film is produced by Steven Spielberg, Peter Jackson and Kathleen Kennedy.
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