Orlando, FL (Vocus) October 28, 2009
In honor of all U.S. military members' service to the country, Nick Hotel is giving thanks this November with a special "Military Appreciation" program and a mix of patriotic events. The resort will feature a World War II artifact exhibit, military vehicle tour, Marines' Birthday Celebration, daily pie brigade and more.
Military Appreciation month activities for Nickelodeon Family Suites guests include:
- Pie Brigade: Daily at 3:15 p.m.
As a special gift to our military heroes, each day we will give our guests a chance to get messy and pie their kids.
- Hero Splash Bash: Fridays & Saturdays, 7-9 p.m.
Guests can enjoy music, discounts on massages, poolside activities and get slimed! The 400-gallon dump tank will soak every family in green SLIME for one messy finale.
- Family of the Day: Daily
Every day we will honor one lucky military family with free vouchers to our famous Character Breakfast with SpongeBob SquarePants, Dora the Explorer and friends. Hang out at the Lagoon Pool and that lucky family could be yours!
- Marines' Birthday Celebration: November 10, 5 p.m.
Kids and their family are invited to join SpongeBob and Team Nick to celebrate the Marine Corps' 234th Birthday in Studio Nick. Come get a picture taken with SpongeBob and enjoy cupcakes, punch and pizza. Plus, sign a special birthday banner that will be sent to Marines overseas.
- "Military Vehicle Tour": November 13, 14, 21 & 22, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Supported by the Military Vehicle Preservation Association, guests will have the opportunity to get up-close-and-personal with real life war vehicles from WWII, the Korean War and other historical battles.
- World War II Living History Exhibit: November 7 & 29, 9-11 a.m. and
November 8 & 29, 8-11 a.m.
Genuine artifacts will transport families into a historical experience at this special exhibit. Located in the mall rotunda, a large collection of artifacts including uniforms, photographs, weapons and field gear will be available for guests to dive into the life of a soldier in battle.
- Postcards from Home: Daily
Send a message to a hero. Design and create a personalized postcard in Nicktoons Café during dinner. The postcard and postage is courtesy of the Nick Hotel and will benefit Any Soldier®.
Nickelodeon Family Suites is continuing to offer rock-bottom rates to military personnel for as low as $79 a night. For more information about the Nick Hotel or the Military Family Package, call (877)-NICK-KID and mention the code MILPROMO2 or visit http://www.NickHotel.com/military.
*Photography is available upon request.
About Nickelodeon Family Suites
Located in the heart of Orlando's tourism district, Nickelodeon Family Suites, otherwise known as the Nick Hotel, is much more than a place for guests to lay their heads at night. From two over-the-top pool complexes with slides and flumes, to live entertainment and Character Breakfast featuring Nickelodeon's beloved characters, to a multimillion dollar 4-D Theater, to the colorfully themed KidSuites and gallons upon gallons of slime, Nick Hotel offers nonstop activity from dawn to dusk for the entire family any time of the year. For more information about the Nick Hotel, visit nickhotel.com or call (877) NICK-KID.
Nickelodeon, now in its 30th year, is the number-one entertainment brand for kids. It has built a diverse, global business by putting kids first in everything it does. The company includes television programming and production in the United States and around the world, plus consumer products, online, recreation, books, magazines and feature films. Nickelodeon's U.S. television network is seen in almost 100 million households and has been the number-one-rated basic cable network for 15 consecutive years. For more information or artwork, visit nickpress.com. Nickelodeon and all related titles, characters and logos are trademarks of Viacom Inc. (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B).
Nickelodeon Family Suites
Ashley Pinder, (407) 423-8006, APinder (at) TheStrategicFirm (dot) com
Elizabeth Buccianti, (407) 423-8006, EBuccianti (at) TheStrategicFirm (dot) com
Joanna Roses, (212) 746-7326, Joanna.Roses (at) Nick (dot) com
Thamar Romero, (212) 846-7391, Thamar.Romero (at) Nick (dot) com