Residence Inn by Marriott teams up with DreamWorks Animation to launch the Penguins Picture Mission this fall

Win a trip for four to see “Madagascar Live! Operation Vacation”

Bethesda, Md., 2014-11-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Residence Inn by Marriott is teaming up with DreamWorks Animation and everyone’s favorite super-secret spies to launch the Penguins Picture Mission this fall. The contest, debuting in advance of the November 26 release of “Penguins of Madagascar,” gives fans a chance to win a getaway for four to Tampa, FL see “Madagascar Live! Operation Vacation,” and stay in a Residence Inn suite fit for only the most covert travelers.

“Residence Inn is always looking for new and creative ways to enhance the family travel experience,” said Diane Mayer, vice president and global brand manager, Residence Inn. “We are thrilled to align with DreamWorks Animation to bring delight to so many of our guests staying at Residence Inn properties across the country.  Additionally, Penguins fans will have a chance to star in their own mission just like our friends Rico, Skipper, Kowalski and Private through our Penguins Picture Mission.”

Contestants can enter the Penguins Picture Mission contest on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram by reenacting their favorite “Penguins of Madagascar” pose with the hashtag #PenguinsMissionPromo between now and December 7. Contestants can enter up to six times, once per week. Each image will be generated into an online photo gallery, giving fans a chance to check out the competition.

The grand prize includes round trip airfare to Tampa for four, a three-night stay at the Residence Inn Tampa Downtown, four tickets to see “Madagascar Live! Operation Vacation”at Busch Gardens Tampa, two-day admission tickets for four at Busch Gardens Tampa, and more. Every week for six weeks, participants will also be entered to win prizes including a package of Madagascar DVDs and a $150 Residence Inn gift card.

Throughout the partnership, Residence Inn will also feature new Penguins of Madagascar activity sheets, for kids to color on during their stay. These special activity sheets will be available at the more than 650 Residence Inn hotels nationwide.

Residence Inn by Marriott 
With more than 650 properties in the United States, Canada, Europe, the Middle East and Central America, Residence Inn by Marriott is the leader in the extended-stay lodging segment. Designed for long stays, the brand offers spacious suites with separate living and sleeping areas. Fully functional kitchens, grocery delivery, 24-hour markets and complimentary breakfast help guests maintain a healthy balance while on the road. Complimentary Wi-Fi allows guests to stay connected to the home and office, while health and fitness options and inviting lobby spaces provide comfortable places to work and relax.

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Residence Inn by Marriott teams up with DreamWorks Animation to launch the Penguins Picture Mission this fall

Residence Inn by Marriott teams up with DreamWorks Animation to launch the Penguins Picture Mission this fall