LAS VEGAS/CINEMACON (PRWEB) April 15, 2013
Fandango, the nation's leading moviegoer destination, announced today it has extended its ticketing contract with Regal Entertainment Group, the largest movie theater circuit in the United States, for an additional five years, till 2018.
With this renewal Regal has expressed its continued confidence in Fandango as the leader in online and mobile ticketing, theater innovations such as print-at-home ticketing, reserved seating and its award-winning mobile and tablet apps. Regal has been rolling out Fandango’s paperless Mobile Ticket service to more than 1,000 of the circuit’s screens across the country, in cities such as Atlanta, Chicago, Denver, Los Angeles, Nashville, New York City, Philadelphia, San Diego , San Francisco, and Seattle.
“Our partnership with Regal has helped provide the best moviegoing experience to film fans throughout the country,” says Paul Yanover, President of Fandango. “We look forward to many more years of shared success, as we add more convenience and moviegoer innovations for Regal’s guests.”
“Fandango was founded in 2000 to make moviegoing easier, and together, we will continue to innovate for the convenience of Regal’s patrons,” says Amy Miles, CEO of Regal Entertainment Group. “Our partnership with Fandango has led to breakthroughs in the areas of online and mobile, adding value to Regal’s guests with mobile ticketing and mobile barcode ticket scanning.”
Fandango’s conveniences have helped change the face of moviegoing. Fandango in 2012 enjoyed its best year in the company’s 12-year history, with record highs in ticket sales, web and mobile traffic, and app downloads.
Fandango, the nation's leading moviegoer destination and an NBCUniversal company, sells tickets to more than 20,000 screens nationwide. Fandango entertains and informs consumers with reviews, commentary, celebrity interviews and trailers, and offers the ability to quickly select a film, plan where and when to see it, and conveniently buy tickets in advance. For many theaters, fans can print their tickets at home or receive them as a paperless Mobile Ticket on their smartphones. Fandango is available online at http://www.fandango.com, via smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices, and at 1-800-FANDANGO. Fandango's top-ranking movie ticketing apps, with 31 million downloads, are available on the iPhone and iPad, Android, BlackBerry, Windows Phone 7 and many other platforms. Fandango is enjoyed by more than 41 million online and mobile visitors per month. Film fans find Fandango on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/fandango and on Twitter @Fandango.
About Regal Entertainment Group:
Regal Entertainment Group operates the largest and most geographically diverse theatre circuit in the United States, consisting of 7,367 screens in 580 locations in 42 states along with Guam, Saipan, American Samoa and the District of Columbia as of March 29, 2013. The Company operates theatres in 46 of the top 50 U.S. designated market areas. We believe that the size, reach and quality of the Company's theatre circuit not only provide its patrons with a convenient and enjoyable movie-going experience, but is also an exceptional platform to realize economies of scale in theatre operations. Additional information is available on the Company's Web site at http://www.REGmovies.com.