MCLEAN, Va. - For families seeking a break from the norm this summer, Embassy Suites Hotels, the upscale, all suites hotel chain, offers them more reasons to stay – and more thrills to be had – with the announcement of its "Embassy Suites The Last Airbender Sweepstakes."*

In celebration of M. Night Shyamalan's The Last Airbender, set for release July 2 from Paramount Pictures and Nickelodeon Movies, guests who book and complete a stay using the special promotional code "AIR"at any participating Embassy Suites property between May 3 and August 31, will automatically be entered to win one of four incredible The Last Airbender-themed grand prizes. Each grand prize includes a six-day, five-night getaway for four at the Embassy Suites Waikiki Beach Walk resort in Hawaii, as well as the choice of one of four exhilarating Hawaiian adventure excursions representing the "Four Nations"themes as depicted in The Last Airbender. All guests who book their stay through the sweepstakes will receive up to two complimentary The Last Airbender prize packs** upon check-in, each containing five unique toys representing the movie's central themes.

"We are thrilled to be able to offer our guests the chance to live out the adventure and excitement embodied in The Last Airbender,"said John Lee, vice president, Brand Marketing - Embassy Suites Hotels. "Embassy Suites is proud to partner with Paramount Pictures and Nickelodeon Movies, brands that share in our mission to bring fun, unique experiences to families across the country."

"This exciting offer from Embassy Suites helps us to introduce traveling families to the incredible worlds brought to life in The Last Airbender movie,"commented LeeAnne Stables, executive vice president of Worldwide Marketing Partnerships at Paramount Pictures. "It's an epic adventure film all audiences are sure to enjoy."

The four grand prize winners will have the opportunity to embark on one of the following Hawaiian adventure excursions themed to the film:

  • Oahu Ali'I Sacred Falls Tour: A spectacular 60-minute helicopter sightseeing tour over Pearl Harbor, the Dole Plantation, Sacred Falls, Ala Moana Beach Park, Turtle Bay and the world famous Waikiki Beach.
  • E'O Waianae Tour: A catamaran tour along the west side of O`ahu, providing the history of the Wai`anae Coast and interactions with local marine life such as dolphins, turtles, whales and fish. The tour includes snorkeling, kayaking and paddle boarding, as well as select food and beverage.
  • One-Day Tour of the Big Island of Hawaii – Volcano Special: A tour of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park and the Jagger Museum, Thurston Lava Tube, Kilauea Iki Crater and Lava Tree State Park.
  • Polynesian Cultural Center Ambassador Package and Grand Adventure Hiking Tour: This Polynesian Cultural Center package includes a Ali‘i Lu‘au buffet dinner and show and a hiking tour of the famous Diamond Head crater to see Oahu's best natural highlights, including waterfalls, wildlife habitats and scenic overlooks.

Fifty runners-up will receive a Nintendo Wii Game System and accompanying The Last Airbender video game. Embassy Suites Hotels will announce the grand prize winners on or about September 30, 2010.

To book their stay, guests can visit http://www.embassysuites.com/,http://www.embassysuitesthelastairbender.com/ or call 1-800-EMBASSY and select the "The Last Airbender" promotion rate during the booking process.

*No purchase necessary. Embassy Suites The Last Airbender Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the U.S., Puerto Rico, & Canada (excl. Quebec) of the majority age as of May 2, 2010. Starts 12:01am EST May 3, 2010, ends 11:59pm EST August 31, 2010. Void where prohibited. Subject to Official Rules, available at embassysuites.com/thelastairbender. Sponsored by Hilton Worldwide.

**Offer valid while supplies last at participating Embassy Suites Hotels. Limit two prize packs per room per stay. Additional packs may be purchased at time of check-in.

Contact: 
Maggie Giddens 
Embassy Suites Hotels
maggie.giddens@hilton.com 
(703) 883-5346

Sarah Unger 
Emanate 
sarah.unger@emanatepr.com  
(212) 805-8010

About Paramount Pictures Corporation
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Embassy Suites by Hilton, one of Hilton’s 14 market-leading brands, is dedicated to delivering what matters most to travelers. The full service, upscale brand offers two-room suites, free made-to-order breakfast and a nightly two-hour reception with complimentary drinks and snacks. Both leisure and business travelers looking for a relaxed, yet sophisticated experience will feel right at home with brand-standard amenities like inviting atriums and complimentary 24-hour business and fitness centers. Embassy Suites by Hilton has 235 hotels with 50 in the pipeline. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits, including a flexible payment slider that allows members to choose nearly any combination of Points and money to book a stay, an exclusive member discount that can’t be found anywhere else, free standard Wi-Fi and digital amenities like digital check-in with room selection and Digital Key (select locations) available exclusively through the industry-leading Hilton Honors app. For more information, visit embassysuites.com or news.embassysuites.com. Connect online with Embassy Suites by Hilton at Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

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