BOCA RATON, Fla., April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- MovieTickets.com, a leading global provider of remote movie ticketing, announced today that it has added Bing, Microsoft's leading web search engine, as a new distribution partner. With this relationship, those who search for upcoming film releases through Bing will have convenient access to the network of MovieTickets.com theaters to purchase advance tickets. The additional access to MovieTickets.com will increase the company's reach with moviegoers to further strengthen the brand.
MovieTickets.com also has bolstered its ticket sales in 2015 reporting that the number of advance tickets sold by the company year to date were up 32% when compared to the same time period in 2014. Additionally, MovieTickets.com reports that tickets purchased on mobile devices were up 42% year to date compared to 2014. The growth in 2015 was led by sales for American Sniper, Fifty Shades of Grey, The Divergent Series: Insurgent, Furious 7 and most recently Marvel's Avengers: Age of Ultron, which comes to theaters on May 1, 2015. MovieTickets.com reports that U.S. advance ticket sales for Marvel's Avengers: Age of Ultron are 4.5 times greater than the 2012 release of The Avengers. The May 1st release is also trending #1 for MovieTickets.com with 21% of all tickets sold in the last 24 hours being from moviegoers wanting to see the Avengers assemble again.
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).