October 09, 2012 // Franchising.com // COLUMBUS, Ohio – Oktoberfest may be winding down in Germany but consumers across the US can continue the celebrations and win a trip to visit the Samuel Adams Brewery in Boston with Red Roof®. Throughout October, guests at any Red Roof® property nationwide can drop their completed entry forms into the ‘Oktober Room Fest’ entry box located in the property’s lobby. The Grand prize is a trip for two to Boston for three days and two nights with a tour of the Samuel Adams Brewery and $250 in cash to spend while there.
While there will only be one lucky winner of the Grand Prize trip to Boston, the first prize winner will receive seven free nights at the Red Roof Inn of their choice and 500 second prizes of a one-night stay are also up for grabs. The competition is also open to non-guests who can just head over to the nearest Red Roof® to complete the form.
“We continue to give our guests added value with the things they love and Oktoberfest is one of them,” says Marina MacDonald, SVP of Sales & Marketing, Red Roof Inn. “The lucky winners of our promotion will be sure to have their most memorable Oktoberfest ever.”
With more than six million people attending Oktoberfest in Munich, the event has become the world’s largest fair. Cities all across America are catching on and hosting celebrations of their own and with Red Roof®’s broad portfolio of over 350 properties nationwide, consumers who want to celebrate Oktoberfest without the high costs of travelling to Germany can check-in to a Red Roof Inn to enjoy the festivities closer to home.
Where: Miami, Florida
Dates: October 5-14
Where to stay: Red Roof Inn Miami Airport
What to do: Coral Gable’s Oktoberfest celebrations include 10 days of traditional food, entertainment, music, and of course, beer. There will be plenty to eat and drink and admission is free. There celebration includes eating contests and raffles. The Coral Gables Oktoberfest will take place at Fritz & Franz Bierhaus in Coral Gables.
Where: Tulsa, Oklahoma
Dates: Oct 18-21
Where to stay: Red Roof Inn Oklahoma City Airport
What to do: Tulsa Oktoberfest was the origin of the first Oktoberfest Chicken Dance in the United States and has been entertaining Oktoberfest fans for the past 34 years. Activities include themed beir barrel races, wiener dog races, a pretzel toss and a tent just for the kids. Admission to Tulsa Oktoberfest is $6.
Where: Las Vegas, Nevada
Dates: Mid-September – Last weekend in October
Where to stay: Red Roof Inn Las Vegas North
What to do: As an exact replica of the legendary Hofbräuhaus in Munich, Germany, Hofbräuhaus Las Vegas takes great pride in giving visitors an experience as authentic and unforgettable as the 400-year-old original. From the traditional Beer Hall bursting with nightly live entertainment, to the tree-lined Beer Garden, everything has a bold touch of Bavaria visitors won’t forget any time soon.
To find out more about Red Roof and the Oktober Room Fest promotion, please visit www.redroof.com.
Red Roof® is a leader in the economy hotel segment with both franchised, corporate-managed and corporate-owned properties, serving millions of guests each year. The company and hotels are known for a warm and welcoming spirit, along with their Smart-by-Design®, value-added amenities that are simple, yet economical, and meet the needs of every guest. With coast-to-coast locations, Red Roof has nearly 350 properties in the U.S. The primary goal at Red Roof is to provide customers a savings without sacrificing comfort, most recently the brand has announced a multi-million dollar investment to renovate and upgrade hotels nationwide with sleek and modern NextGen® redesign elements. Red Roof’s new NextGen hotels will feature updated stylish and home-like interior and exterior designs that demonstrate Red Roof’s dedication to providing customers with an affordable stay in a clean, comfortable, and now, modern room. Red Roof guests consistently see the brand excelling in expectation and quality in both product and price. Nice Place. Nice Price.® is what every consumer can expect when they stay at any one of our hotel locations; and because our company has a single brand in our portfolio, Red Roof also offers franchisees One Brand. One Focus.™ Most recently, Red Roof launched its Nicest Price® advance purchase option, which rewards guests who reserve and pay for their room in advance. The Columbus, Ohio-based company has more than 4,500 employees. For more information or reservations, call 800.RED.ROOF (800.733.7663) or visit redroof.com.
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