Howard Johnson® hotel brand’s “Double Dribble” promotion offers guests free tickets to the Harlem Globetrotters show

Parsippany, N.J., 2013-10-18— / — The Howard Johnson® hotel brand and its “Double Dribble” promotion offer guests two complimentary tickets to the Harlem Globetrotters show of their choice with any qualifying two consecutive night stay.

Available through March 31, 2014 at participating hotels throughout the U.S. and Canada, the promotion celebrates the chain’s renewed sponsorship as the official hotel brand of the Harlem Globetrotters’ 2014 “Fans Rule” World Tour in North America.

“Spreading happiness and creating lasting family memories is what HoJo is all about,” said Kevin McCabe, senior director of marketing for Howard Johnson. “What better way to do that than by partnering with the Harlem Globetrotters, a team that—with its wacky on-the-court antics and basketball wizardry—has been putting smiles on the faces of fans young and old for more than 87 years.”

A complete list of shows available through the promotion may be found at, while full promotion details are available at Reservations must be made through or 1-800-I-GO-HOJO (1-800-446-4656) using the rate code SFA. Show tickets, provided in the form of vouchers, will be mailed approximately two weeks after reservations are made. Tickets are available while supplies last.

Travelers seeking 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 other offers and the rate is subject to availability. Blackout dates and other restrictions may apply.

About the Harlem Globetrotters
The Original Harlem Globetrotters will celebrate their 88th consecutive year in 2014, continuing a world famous tradition of ball handling wizardry, basketball artistry and one-of-a-kind family entertainment that continues to thrill fans of all ages. Throughout their history, the Globetrotters have showcased their iconic talents in 122 countries and territories on six continents, often breaking down cultural and societal barriers while providing fans with their first-ever basketball experience. Proud inductees of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, the Globetrotters have entertained hundreds of millions of fans—among them popes, kings, queens, and presidents—over more than eight thrilling decades. For the latest news and information about the Harlem Globetrotters, and to purchase tickets and team merchandise, visit the Globetrotters’ official website:

About Howard Johnson
Part of Wyndham Hotel Group, the Howard Johnson® hotel brand is an iconic chain of nearly 450 hotels with locations around the world, most of which offer an array of complimentary amenities including free Wi-Fi and free Rise & Dine® continental breakfast. Many properties also offer meeting and fitness facilities, swimming pools and the opportunity to earn and redeem points through Wyndham Rewards®, the brand’s guest loyalty program. Travelers can join the free program at

Each Howard Johnson hotel is independently owned and operated under franchise agreements with Howard Johnson International, a subsidiary of Wyndham Hotel Group and parent company Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (NYSE: WYN). Reservations and information are available by visiting Howard Johnson is proud to be the official hotel sponsor of the Harlem Globetrotters’ 2013 North American Tour.

Wyndham Hotel Group is the world’s largest hotel company with approximately 7,410 hotels and over 635,100 rooms in 67 countries under 15 hotel brands. Additional information is available at For more information about hotel franchising opportunities visit

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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.)

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.)