BOCA RATON, Fla., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MovieTickets.com, a leading destination for the purchase of advance movie tickets, announced that it has renewed its long-term arrangement to provide remote ticketing to Harkins Theatres. Harkins Theatres is the largest independently owned theatre chain in North America and the premier movie exhibitor in the southwest. Operating 30 locations in five states and representing 432 screens, Harkins has been committed to bringing the Ultimate Moviegoing® experience to its guests for over 80 years. The extension of the deal between MovieTickets.com and Harkins builds on an 11-year relationship between the two companies. The announcement was made today by Joel Cohen, CEO of MovieTickets.com.
Cohen stated, "We're thrilled to extend our partnership with Harkins. We have enjoyed a longstanding relationship with their team and we look forward to working even closer together in the future, as we collectively strive to improve the movie-going experience."
"We are excited to continue to partner with MovieTickets.com to offer advance ticket purchases to Harkins' moviegoers," said Mike Bowers, President of Harkins Theatres. "Extending our long-term partnership with MovieTickets.com allows us to continue to offer the convenience of online ticketing and give our guests more options for purchasing Harkins' movie tickets."
MovieTickets.com is a leader in advance movie ticketing with over 250 theater chains 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 22 countries/territories including the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Ireland, Spain, 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 Harkins Theatres
Celebrating 80 years in Arizona and headquartered in Scottsdale, Harkins Theatres is the largest family owned theatre chain in the country and the premier movie exhibitor of the Western U.S. operating over 400 screens. Featuring a larger selection of film, snacks, and innovative amenities to moviegoers since 1933, Harkins Theatres is renowned for its commitment and passion for offering the Ultimate Moviegoing® experience. Founded by showman, inventor, and community leader Dwight "Red" Harkins, Harkins Theatres has historically been a trailblazer for advancements in the motion picture exhibition industry. For more history, awards, and other information, visit www.harkinstheatres.com.