Howard Johnson Hotels Offer Harlem Globetrotters Tickets with Two Night Stay

PARSIPPANY, N.J. – 2012-10-16 — / — Happiness and fun are part of the package thanks to the latest promotion from iconic hotel brand Howard Johnson®, through which guests can receive two tickets to a Harlem Globetrotters show of their choice just by staying two consecutive nights at a participating hotel throughout the U.S. and Canada.

The promotion, dubbed “Double Dribble,” celebrates the Howard Johnson brand’s renewed sponsorship as the official hotel brand of the North American leg of the Harlem Globetrotters’ 2013 “You Write the Rules” World Tour, and is available while supplies last.

“For decades, Howard Johnson has been about spreading happiness and creating lasting memories for families across the country and throughout the world,” said Kevin McCabe, senior director of marketing for Howard Johnson. “In getting our guests out to see the wacky antics and basketball wizardry of the world famous Harlem Globetrotters, we’re confident that’s a tradition that’s sure to continue.”

A complete list of Harlem Globetrotters 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.

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 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 87th consecutive year in 2013, 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 120 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 Web site:

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 access 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.

Each Howard Johnson hotel is independently owned and operated under a franchise agreement with Howard Johnson International, a subsidiary of Wyndham Hotel Group and parent company Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (NYSE: WYN). Reservations and information are available by calling 1-800-221-5801 or by visiting Howard Johnson is proud to be the official hotel sponsor of the Harlem Globetrotter’s 2013 North American Tour. For more information about hotel franchising opportunities visit

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Rob Myers
Public Relations Manager
Wyndham Hotel Group
22 Sylvan Way
Parsippany, NJ  07054
+1 (973) 753-6590

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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.)