DALLAS, April 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Greyhound, the largest provider of intercity bus transportation in North America, today announced the launch of its "Next Stop: Tomorrowland" Sweepstakes to celebrate its appearance in Disney's upcoming feature film, "Tomorrowland," which will be in theaters May 22. Beginning April 24 through June 5, Disney fans can enter to win a trip for two to Los Angeles for an extraordinary experience that only Greyhound can deliver.
The sweepstakes is part of a larger cross-promotion with Disney for the film. Greyhound will provide customers with a "Tomorrowland" experience by wrapping several Greyhound buses with imagery from the film, and its terminals will promote the film and the sweepstakes. In addition, a custom web page, www.greyhound.com/tomorrowland, has sweepstakes information, the latest "Tomorrowland" trailer and a link to purchase movie tickets. The company also is sponsoring the "Tomorrowland" world premiere in Los Angeles on May 9.
"We're excited to be part of and promote such an amazing film," said Kim Plaskett, vice president of marketing, Greyhound Lines, Inc. "Although there will only be one lucky winner for the sweepstakes, everyone can always travel in style and enjoy great service when they ride Greyhound, which offers express routes between major cities and premium amenities, including free Wi-Fi, power outlets, leather seats and extra legroom, which are typically found on more expensive travel options."
The winner and one guest will receive roundtrip airfare for two to Los Angeles, transportation between the airport and hotel, a two-night hotel stay, tickets to a Disney movie premiere and premiere after party and a prize package with signed posters and other memorabilia.
Participants may enter the "Next Stop: Tomorrowland" Sweepstakes, as well as view restrictions, official rules and details by visiting www.greyhound.com/tomorrowland. Participants must submit an official entry form to be eligible. A random drawing will be held to determine the Grand Prize winner on or about July 1, 2015. Odds of winning will depend on the total number of eligible entries received. The Grand Prize winner will be notified by telephone and mail.
No purchase is necessary to enter or win the sweepstakes. The sweepstakes is open only to legal residents who reside in the United States who are at least 18 years old or the age of majority in their state of primary residence (whichever is older). Employees, officers, and directors (including immediate family members and members of the same household) of Greyhound Lines, Inc., Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures, and each of their affiliated companies, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies and any other entities directly associated with this sweepstakes (collectively, "Released Parties"), are not eligible to participate.
Greyhound is the largest North American provider of intercity bus transportation, serving more than 3,800 destinations across the continent. The company also provides Greyhound Package Express (GPX) and charter services. For fare and schedule information and to buy tickets call 1-800-661-8747 or visit the website at www.greyhound.com. For the latest news and travel deals, follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/GreyhoundBus, Like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/GreyhoundBus, follow us on Instagram at www.instagram.com/greyhoundlines, download a high resolution photo at www.bit.ly/GreyhoundBusPhotos, or follow our award-winning blog, The Hound, at http://www.bloggreyhound.com.
From Disney comes two-time Oscar® winner Brad Bird's "Tomorrowland," a riveting mystery adventure starring Academy Award® winner George Clooney. Bound by a shared destiny, former boy-genius Frank (Clooney), jaded by disillusionment, and Casey (Britt Robertson), a bright, optimistic teen bursting with scientific curiosity, embark on a danger-filled mission to unearth the secrets of an enigmatic place somewhere in time and space known only as "Tomorrowland." What they must do there changes the world—and them—forever. Featuring a screenplay by "Lost" writer and co-creator Damon Lindelof and Brad Bird, from a story by Lindelof & Bird & Jeff Jensen, "Tomorrowland" promises to take audiences on a thrill ride of nonstop adventures through new dimensions that have only been dreamed of. The film also stars Hugh Laurie as brilliant scientist David Nix, Raffey Cassidy, Tim McGraw, Kathryn Hahn, Keegan-Michael Key and Thomas Robinson. "Tomorrowland" is produced by Damon Lindelof, Brad Bird and Jeffrey Chernov and directed by Brad Bird, with John Walker, Bernard Bellew, Jeff Jensen and Brigham Taylor serving as executive producers. "Tomorrowland" opens in U.S. theaters on May 22, 2015.
SOURCE Greyhound Lines, Inc.