CANCUN–(HISPANIC PR WIRE)–November 1, 2002–Fine dining, pristine beaches, world-class golf, and now a million other reasons to visit Cancun. To celebrate Cancun’s birthday, the Cancun Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) today announced the Come-n-Stay Million-Dollar Giveaway – an enticing raffle for visitors who stay at any of Cancun’s fabulous hotels and resorts now through January 31, 2003. This giveaway is the centerpiece of a five-year, multi-million-dollar campaign launched this week.
You only need to stay to win. Vacationers who enjoy three or more nights in Cancun will be automatically registered to win through their hotel or resort registration cards, and will also receive a certificate for a free night’s stay at the same hotel or resort – redeemable any autumn through 2007. The grand prize of a $1 million US Treasury Bond will be awarded to one lucky traveler, to be announced February 14, 2003. In addition to the top prize, one second-place winner will drive away with a 2003 Mercedes Benz; and one third-place winner will receive an all-expenses-paid one-week millionaire-style vacation for two to Cancun, including first-class air, limousine service, a presidential suite at any participating Cancun hotel, and all-around VIP treatment.
“With amazing new deals on virtually every product and service in Cancun, now is the perfect time to visit; during this groundbreaking promotion everyone wins – from tourist to hotelier.” said Miguel Borge Martin, executive director of the Cancun CVB. “Coinciding with reduced autumn airfares, the Come-n-Stay Million-Dollar Giveaway is an unprecedented joint effort by hoteliers and all the tourism industry to celebrate Cancun’s birthday.
As part of the Come-n-Stay Million-Dollar Giveaway, most Cancun restaurants, boutiques, car rental companies, shops, and almost every service provider, are recognizing Cancun’s birthday by offering discounts of at least 30 percent on all products and services through January 31, 2003; special stickers and posters have been designed to help travelers identify participating Cancun businesses.
All winners of the Come-n-Stay Million-Dollar Giveaway will be selected at an official drawing at the Cancun Convention Center on February 14, 2003, winners will be publicly announced at a New York City press conference on February 27, 2003. Estimated odds of winning the grand prize are an incredible 350,000 to 1.
A Mecca for travelers from all walks of life, with treasures for every taste, Cancun combines rich traditions and legends of the past with the luxury and comforts of the present – in the heart of an ancient and mysterious Mayan world. With 27,000 first-class hotel rooms, and a host of attractions from adventure, romance and golf, to spa, dining and shopping, Cancun is the Million Dollar Getaway. The Cancun Convention and Visitors Bureau invites visitors to experience the warm hospitality and natural wonders of Cancun. For further information, visit http://www.cancun.info.
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