PARSIPPANY, NJ--(Marketwire - April 29, 2008) - In the spirit of the Beijing summer games, the Super 8® lodging chain this summer plans to give one lucky winner an eight-day trip to Beijing.
The grand-prize winner in the Super 8 Celebrate the 8 Sweepstakes will receive an all-expenses-paid trip to China that includes historical tours and accommodations at a Super 8 hotel in Beijing.
The first-prize winner will receive two free nights at any Super 8 hotel in the United States and Canada, excluding Quebec, and a $100 gas card. Eighty-eight second-prize winners will receive free one-night stays at any Super 8 hotel in the United States and Canada, excluding Quebec, along with a $25 gas card.
No purchase is necessary to enter the sweepstakes at www.super8.com, where contestants also can play two online games -- Super Swim Contest and Celebrate the 8 Trivia Game -- through June 8 and book travel accommodations in the United States, Canada and China.
"In China, eight is a lucky number," said John Valletta, Super 8 president. "This year, the number eight could be very lucky for whoever wins the grand prize in the Super 8 Celebrate the 8 Sweepstakes."
Eligibility is limited to legal residents of the United States and Canada (excluding Quebec province) who are 18 years or older. The Sweepstakes, which ends June 8 at 11:59 p.m. EDT, is void where prohibited. Official rules are available at www.celebratethe8.com and may be requesting by mailing a hand-printed, self-addressed, stamped envelope to Celebrate the 8 c/o Evoke New York, 231 West 29th Street, Suite 905, New York, NY 10001.
Reservations and information are available by calling (800) 800-8000 or at www.super8.com. All Super 8 motels are independently owned and operated under franchise agreements with Super 8 Worldwide, a subsidiary of Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (NYSE: WYN).