BOCA RATON, Fla. and KNOXVILLE, Tenn., April 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- MovieTickets.com, a leading destination for the purchase of advance movie tickets, announced today that it has completed the roll out of its service within every theatre of Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE: RGC), the motion picture exhibitor operating the largest and most geographically diverse theatre circuit in the United States. In total, this deployment offers MovieTickets.com customers access to films playing in all of Regal Cinemas' theatres including its three main brands: Regal Cinemas, Edwards Theatres, and United Artists Theatres.
Joel Cohen, CEO of MovieTickets.com, stated, "This was the largest exhibitor deployment in our 15 year history and also one of the smoothest. The commitment from both sides to ensure success was a very promising indication of what this relationship will produce."
"Regal is proud to have MovieTickets.com as an online destination for our guests. It is important for our tickets to be readily available, particularly with this year's blockbuster film release schedule," said Dave Doyle, CIO of Regal Entertainment Group. "Looking ahead, Regal is excited about new opportunities with MovieTickets.com, including increased collaboration between our web properties."
MovieTickets.com first announced its new partnership with Regal Entertainment Group early last month. With the addition of Regal Cinemas' theatres, MovieTickets.com now provides advance movie ticketing to over 28,000 screens worldwide, becoming the largest online advance movie ticketing platform in the world.
MovieTickets.com is the leader in advance movie ticketing with 240 theater chains, representing over 28,000 screens worldwide in its group, offering moviegoers a quick and convenient way to purchase tickets online, via mobile devices and at 877-789-MOVIE. The company currently enables remote ticketing for consumers across 21 countries/territories including the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Ireland, Argentina, Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic and the Caribbean. Fans can stay connected with MovieTickets.com through Facebook (facebook.com/MovieTicketscom), Twitter (twitter.com/movietickets) and YouTube (youtube.com/MovieTicketsTrailers).
About Regal Entertainment Group
Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE: RGC) operates the largest and most geographically diverse theatre circuit in the United States and, as of March 31, 2015, operates 7,334 screens in 570 theatres throughout 42 states along with the District of Columbia, American Samoa, Guam and Saipan. The Company operates theatres in 46 of the top 50 U.S. designated market areas. We believe that the size, reach and quality of the Company's theatre circuit not only provide its patrons with a convenient and enjoyable moviegoing experience, but is also an exceptional platform to realize economies of scale in theatre operations.