HOJO Offering Guests Complimentary Harlem Globetrotters Tickets

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PARSIPPANY, N.J. (October 4, 2011) – Basketball fans throughout the country can now receive two complimentary tickets to a Harlem Globetrotters show of their choice just by staying two consecutive nights at any one of nearly 400 participating Howard Johnson® hotels. 

The promotion, dubbed “Double Dribble,” celebrates the Howard Johnson brand’s renewed sponsorship as the official hotel brand of the Harlem Globetrotters’ 2012 North American tour, and is available to residents of the U.S. and Canada through March 31, 2012, while supplies last.

“This is the Howard Johnson brand’s third consecutive year of sponsoring the Harlem Globetrotters,” said Rui Barros, Howard Johnson brand senior vice president. “What better way to celebrate the continued success of this great relationship than to provide our guests with complimentary tickets to one of the Globetrotters’ many fun-filled, smile-inducing performances.”

A complete list of Harlem Globetrotters shows available through the promotion may be found at www.harlemglobetrotters.com/hojo, while full promotion details are available at www.hojo.com. Reservations must be made through www.hojo.com or 1-800-I-GO-HOJO (1-800-446-4656) using the rate code SFA. Show tickets will be mailed approximately two weeks after reservations are made. 

In addition, travelers who prefer a discounted rate in lieu of tickets can save 15 percent off the Best Available Rate, regardless of length of stay, by using Globetrotter Fan Code “LPHT” when booking a room. This discount cannot be combined with any other offer and the rate is subject to availability. Blackout dates and other restrictions may apply.

The Original Harlem Globetrotters are embarking on their record 86th consecutive season of touring the world. The Globetrotters have played in 120 countries and territories, entertaining more than 132 million fans and crossing barriers between cultures, societies and people from all walks of life. The Globetrotters are one of only six teams to be inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. 

Howard Johnson International, a member of the Wyndham Hotel Group family of lodging brands, is a global chain of primarily midscale and economy hotels. All properties in the U.S. and Canada offer complimentary high-speed Internet access, expanded cable television, in-room coffee and weekday newspaper. Select hotels offer complimentary Rise & Dine® continental breakfast and allow pets. 

Reservations and information are available by calling (800) 446-4656 or by visiting www.hojo.com. All Howard Johnson hotels are independently owned and operated. Howard Johnson International is an indirect subsidiary of Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (NYSE: WYN). For more information about hotel franchising opportunities visit www.whgdevelopment.com.

Guests who stay two consecutive nights or more at participating Howard Johnson hotels can receive two complimentary tickets to a Harlem Globetrotters show of their choice.

Howard Johnson’s “Double Dribble” promotion provides Harlem Globetrotters fans access to nearly 250 shows throughout the U.S. and Canada. (Photo courtesy of Harlem Globetrotters International, Inc.)

 

MEDIA CONTACT

Rob Myers
Public Relations Manager
Wyndham Hotel Group
22 Sylvan Way
Parsippany, NJ  07054
+1 (973) 753-6590
rob.myers@wyn.com 

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