And Sony Pictures Entertainment Team Up For Hotel Giveaway In Support Of “Hotel Transylvania 2″

DALLAS, October 8, 2015 – October is the best time of year to get spooked and® is collaborating  with Sony Pictures Entertainment to send one lucky winner on a frighteningly fun trip for four to Los Angeles.

In support of the launch of Sony Pictures Animation’s “Hotel Transylvania 2,” participants will have a chance to win a $1,000® Gift Card for hotel accommodations, a $1,500 pre-paid debit card for airfare, a $500 pre-paid debit card for spending cash and a tour of Sony Pictures Animation Studios. Twenty first prize winners will also receive a DVD copy of the original “Hotel Transylvania”.

The promotion unites characters from “Hotel Transylvania 2” with the most obvious fan – Captain Obvious – on a dedicated microsite ( and across social media.

“There are thousands of hotels on the site and we are thrilled to work with Sony Pictures Entertainment to showcase another frightening and unique property, ‘Hotel Transylvania 2,’” said Taylor L. Cole, APR travel expert for “Halloween is increasingly becoming a destination holiday so this sweepstakes will give one lucky winner an exciting experience in the heart of LA. “ will also host a Twitter chat on its @hotelsdotcom handle that will focus on the most popular destinations and spooky hotels that travelers can explore this Halloween, featuring fun “Hotel Transylvania 2” and Halloween-themed giveaways. Travelers searching for a spooky stay of their own in Los Angeles can also check out one of these historic hotels: The Queen MaryThe Hollywood Roosevelt and the Millennium Biltmore Hotel Los Angeles.

The sweepstakes runs now through October 31, 2015.  No purchase is necessary and the sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the United States 18 and older. Void where prohibited. For the official rules, please visit

For more details about the Twitter chat, follow on Twitter at @hotelsdotcom and on Facebook at with the hashtag #HotelT2.


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About Hotel Transylvania 2

In Genndy Tartakovsky’s Hotel Transylvania 2 from Sony Pictures Animation, Drac’s pack is back for an all-new monster comedy adventure!  Everything seems to be changing for the better at Hotel Transylvania…  Dracula’s rigid monster-only hotel policy has finally relaxed, opening up its doors to human guests. But behind closed coffins, Drac is worried that his adorable half-human, half-vampire grandson, Dennis, isn’t showing signs of being a vampire. So while Mavis is busy visiting her human in-laws with Johnny – and in for a major cultural shock of her own – “Vampa” Drac enlists his friends Frank, Murray, Wayne and Griffin to put Dennis through a “monster-in-training” boot camp.  But little do they know that Drac’s grumpy and very old, old, old school dad Vlad is about to pay a family visit to the hotel.  And when Vlad finds out that his great-grandson is not a pure blood – and humans are now welcome at Hotel Transylvania – things are going to get batty!  The film is directed by Genndy Tartakovsky, written by Robert Smigel & Adam Sandler, and produced by Michelle Murdocca.

About Sony Pictures Entertainment

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