DALLAS, Oct. 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Greyhound, the largest provider of intercity bus transportation in North America, today announced the launch of its "Hit the Road Jack" sweepstakes to celebrate its appearance in Paramount Pictures and Skydance's upcoming feature film, "Jack Reacher: Never Go Back," starring Tom Cruise, in theatres Oct. 21. Beginning Oct. 4 through Nov. 4, Jack Reacher enthusiasts can enter to win a full New Orleans trip experience – including airfare, hotel, Mardi Gras 2017 tickets and a $300 cash trip stipend.
To enter the sweepstakes, entrants will fill out an official entry form via Greyhound.com/JackReacher, or by mailing in an entry.
"New Orleans is an iconic city to visit – with its rich culture and history, fascinating people, fantastic food and sight-seeing," said Kimberly Plaskett, vice president of marketing, Greyhound Lines, Inc. "We're glad to be able to promote a trip to such an amazing destination, while celebrating our role in 'Jack Reacher: Never Go Back.' The film is perfect for the thrill-seeker, as is the trip we're offering to one lucky winner. Entrants who don't win should know that we have numerous routes to the Big Easy every day – all equipped with our premium amenities – including free Wi-Fi, power outlets, leather seats and extra legroom."
The winner of Greyhound's "Hit the Road Jack" sweepstakes will receive:
- Round-trip airfare for two to New Orleans
- A three-night hotel stay in the French Quarter
- Two tickets to Mardi Gras World, including the Mardi Gras World Tour
- A $300 cash stipend to spend during the trip
A random drawing will be held Nov. 18 to determine the winner. The winner will be notified via phone and mail, based on the information provided in the entry. Total value of the prize package is more than $4,000. To review restrictions, official rules and details for the "Hit the Road Jack" sweepstakes, visit: Greyhound.com/JackReacher.
Jack Reacher (Tom Cruise) returns with his particular brand of justice in the highly anticipated sequel "JACK REACHER: NEVER GO BACK" from Paramount Pictures and Skydance. When Army Major Susan Turner (Cobie Smulders), who heads Reacher's old investigative unit, is arrested for treason, Reacher will stop at nothing to prove her innocence and to uncover the truth behind a major government conspiracy involving soldiers who are being killed. Based upon JACK REACHER: NEVER GO BACK, author Lee Child's 18th novel in the best-selling Jack Reacher series, that has seen 100 million books sold worldwide. The film stars Tom Cruise, Cobie Smulders, Aldis Hodge, Danika Yarosh, Patrick Heusinger, Holt McCallany and Robert Knepper.
Produced by Tom Cruise, Don Granger and Christopher McQuarrie. Based on the book "Never Go Back" by Lee Child, with a screenplay by Richard Wenk and Edward Zwick & Marshall Herskovitz. Executive Produced by Paula Wagner, Herbert W. Gains, David Ellison, and Dana Goldberg. Directed by Edward Zwick.
"JACK REACHER: NEVER GO BACK" opens in theaters on October 21, 2016.
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