Port Townsend, WA (PRWEB) August 1, 2006 -
Move over swimming pools and video games: the newest attraction this summer for children and families staying at Hilton properties will be the fun, new, award-winning storytelling game, Baffle Gab(TM). Through a unique promotional partnership, children and families are provided with the opportunity to borrow free copies of the game at select Hilton properties.
The promotion will be featured by more than 150 Hilton properties, which will display promotional pieces at concierge desks informing guests of Baffle Gab’s availability for the whole family to play!
In addition, sample packs of Baffle Gab™ will be provided in 200,000 special backpacks for children 12 and under who stay at participating Hilton Hotels this summer through its special Hilton Discovery Kids package.
Starting June 30, when families plan their vacation and book the Hilton Discovery Kids package each child 12 and under will be welcomed at check-in with a complimentary Hilton Discovery Kids Pack. The backpack is filled with goodies and cool things to discover – all the essentials for an adventure-filled vacation! The package includes:
· Coupons for a complimentary continental breakfast for four for each morning of their stay
· An activity book with puzzles, fun facts, tongue twisters, mazes and more!
· An exclusive Discovery Kids DVD that features four episodes of the fan-favorite hit series, “Endurance”
· A complimentary one-month subscription to Cosmeo(TM), the revolutionary new homework help tool that harnesses the power of broadband and media to help kids achieve academic breakthroughs
· A Cosmeo(TM) temporary tattoo
· A magnetic picture featuring Discovery Kids
· Baffle Gab(TM) word game sample pack that the whole family can play. Tell stories and make learning fun!
Hilton Hotels and Discovery Kids Channel have teamed up to create the “Hilton Discovery Kids Package,” a family vacation promotion available at all participating Hilton Hotels in the United States, Canada and Mexico.
The Hilton/Baffle Gab “Try a game” promotion will run through the remainder of 2006 while the Hilton Discovery Kids Pack will be available throughout the summer.
About Baffle Gab
Baffle Gab is an award-winning story telling game, having won 13 industry awards to date. Created and designed by a former educator, Baffle Gab is the ultimate creative learning activity. It helps children’s reading and writing skills while they are having fun. The new commercial version of the game was introduced July 1, 2006 and is available through BaffleGab.com and various retailers across the United States, including Borders outlets in the Puget Sound region.
About Hilton Hotels
Hilton Hotels has been and continues to be a pioneering innovator in the full-service hospitality segment, operating under the belief that Travel is more than just A to B…. Travel Should Take You Places™. With a name that is synonymous with excellence in hospitality and respected throughout the world, Hilton celebrates the accomplishment, enlightenment, renewal and celebration that travel enables. This commitment to personal guest achievement influences all decisions about products, programs and amenities, and is underscored by the belief that travel can and should be transformative. Each unique Hilton Hotel was specially built to reflect the sense of place of its location and each team member chosen to reflect a commitment and support of the local culture and community. For more information, please visit our website at http://www.hilton.com and to learn more about our innovations for your own personal journey, please http://www.hiltonjourneys.com.
About Discovery Communications
Discovery Communications, Inc. is the leading global real-world media company. Discovery has grown from its core property, the Discovery Channel, first launched in the United States in 1985, to current global operations in 170 countries and territories with nearly 1.4 billion cumulative subscribers. DCI’s over 100 networks of distinctive programming represent 27 network entertainment brands including TLC, Animal Planet, Travel Channel, Discovery Health Channel, Discovery Kids, Discovery Times Channel, The Science Channel, Military Channel, Discovery Home Channel, Discovery en Español, Discovery Kids en Español, Discovery HD Theater, FitTV, Discovery Travel & Living (Viajar y Vivir), Discovery Home & Health and Discovery Real Time. DCI’s other properties consist of Discovery Education and Discovery Commerce, which operates more than 100 Discovery Channel Stores in the U.S. DCI also distributes BBC America in the United States. DCI’s ownership consists of four shareholders: Discovery Holding Company (NASDAQ: DISCA, DISCB), Cox Communications, Inc., Advance/Newhouse Communications and John S. Hendricks, the Company’s Founder and Chairman.