Wazzamba Celebrates Six Months of Travel Prizes

Virtual World Players Have Won More Than 75 Trips

Jun 22, 2010, 11:50 ET from Wazzamba

ZUG, Switzerland, June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Wazzamba (www.wazzamba.com) is celebrating its 75th travel prize award as it approaches its six month anniversary.  The Wazzamba online virtual world combines exploration with skill-based casual games to provide a rich and rewarding experience allowing players to win travel prizes every week.  The Wazzamba virtual world provides more than 30 explorable maps where players can learn about places, play games, and earn points to win two-week long DreamTrips® and five day GetAway Trips™ in the real world.

Wazzamba launched in January of 2010 and has been awarding one trip each week to the highest scoring Free Member and three trips per week to its Premium Members.  Players can log up to 15 contest scores each day and, on Sunday night, their top five scores are totaled for their weekly entry.

"We continue to give trips to our members at a fast pace and the feedback from them has been fantastic," says CEO Rocco Pellegrinelli.   "Our members' enthusiastic reactions are the best accomplishment to our efforts to allow people to have fun and travel more."

Wazzamba has sent players to such destinations as: Hawaii, Paris, Australia, Costa Rica, New Orleans, London, and many, many more.  More than 75 trips have been awarded so far.  You can visit our winners gallery at: http://www.wazzamba.com/wazzamba-web/winners.html

There are several ways to win giving players a choice to play to their strengths.  Players can choose from Classic Trivia, Word Traveler, or our Catwalk Countdown speed matching game.  With a little practice, and the use of PowerUps, anyone can win.  Players get a few PowerUps when then join and can buy more with their Wazzamba Adventure Club (WAC) Miles earned by completing the adventures scattered around the maps or with purchasable Wazzamba Dollars.

Interested players can visit www.wazzamba.com to create their own personal avatar and enter the world of Wazzamba.  Players can join for free and qualify for Weekender Trips or can upgrade to Premium Membership to qualify for longer GetAways and DreamTrip vacations.

About Wazzamba

Wazzamba SA, Luxemburg, is the developer of the Wazzamba virtual world (www.wazzamba.com) which is published by Wazzamba World AG, Zug, Switzerland. The companies were formed in 2008 by Rocco Pellegrinelli, a serial entrepreneur best known for founding Brainpower, which went public on the Frankfurt stock exchange in 2000 and was sold to Bloomberg in 2006.  Mr. Pellegrinelli teamed up with successful professionals from the video game, virtual world and online casual gaming industries in order to realize his vision of combining online entertainment with tangible rewards.

SOURCE Wazzamba