Toronto, ON – The Ontario Hockey League has entered into an exciting new three-year partnership with Travelodge offering fans unique contest and promotional opportunities.
Official Partner of the OHL, along with the WHL, and the MasterCard Memorial Cup, Travelodge is one of Canada’s largest hotel chains with over 90 independently-owned hotels in great locations across the nation with a long history of offering warm hospitality and exceptional value.
“Travelodge Canada is extremely proud to be an official hotel partner of these outstanding Junior Hockey leagues,” stated Steven Robinson, President of Travelodge Canada. “Our partnership gives us an exceptional opportunity to extend and promote our brand in communities across the country at the heart of our Canadian culture – our hockey” added Robinson.
Travelodge Canada will be launching a 20-week promotional campaign to kick off their partnership with the OHL. The Travelodge Fan Faceoff is a round-robin style Facebook contest that will pit rival fans against each other in order to crown the best fans in the OHL. Fans will have an opportunity to win one of two grand prize trips for four people to the MasterCard Memorial Cup in May plus weekly prizes and a special tailgate celebration for the winning fans team in each participating league at the opening of the 2013/14 season. Fans can enter to win at www.wherehockeystays.ca.
“The key for the success of our partnership is our ability to engage with fans” related Patti Hunt Director, Marketing & Communications for Travelodge Canada. “What better way to engage with fans than through their love and pride in their team – and of course, a little friendly rivalry” she added.
Travelodge wants to make road trips with family and friends a little easier offering 15% off your next stay as a way of supporting team pride, fans of all ages and our favourite national pastime. Book before March 31, 2013, at participating Travelodge and Thriftlodge locations in Canada to take advantage of this tremendous offer. Click here for more information.
Travelodge will be visible in OHL rinks with in-ice logos, along with video ads and in-venue promotions in most OHL markets this season. Travelodge will also be an OHL Playoff Partner during the Conference Finals and OHL Championship Series.