ADDING MULTIMEDIA Chocolate Chip Cookies Are Doubletree Hotels’ Gift to You This Holiday Season
‘Tis the Season for Sweetening Santa’s Palate (and Yours) At More Than 185 Locations Across North America
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--This holiday season, kids and kids-at-heart will be lining up at Doubletree Hotels in last-minute attempts to earn extra points on Santa’s “nice” list. Just in time for the jolly old elf to slide down chimneys everywhere, Doubletree is offering complimentary freshly-baked chocolate chip cookies – Old Saint Nick’s favorite kind – to anyone who drops by any of its more than 185 locations in North America from 12:01 a.m. on December 23 through 11:59 p.m. on December 31, 2008. All ages are welcome and no purchase is necessary. Simply visit a Doubletree hotel to request your complimentary cookie.
“It has been, and continues to be, our responsibility to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality.”
“Doubletree ‘Cookies for the Holidays’ is a fun way for us to celebrate the spirit of giving in our communities, by satisfying chocolate cravings across the country,” said Mary Beth Parks, vice president – brand marketing. “It’s a time-honored tradition to put out cookies for Santa. This year, we’re helping kids provide Santa Claus and people across North America with some of the most delicious cookies ever!”
The Doubletree tradition of greeting guests at check-in with its legendary warm chocolate chip cookie has set the standard since the 1980s. Doubletree gives out approximately 35,000 chocolate chip cookies each day; that’s more than 12,750,000 each year! Each cookie weighs a hearty 2 ounces and boasts an average of 20 chocolate chips.
The Doubletree “Cookies for the Holidays” promotion shares the hotel’s signature cookies with the young and old to celebrate the holiday season. Each visitor to a Doubletree hotel will be presented with one Doubletree cookie, while supplies last.
To find a Doubletree location and pick up a sweet treat for the holidays in your own community, please visit www.doubletree.com.
About Doubletree Hotels
With a growing collection of contemporary, upscale accommodations in more than 200 gateway cities, metropolitan areas and vacation destinations worldwide, Doubletree Hotels are distinctively designed properties that provide true comfort to today’s business and leisure travelers. From the millions of delighted hotel guests who are welcomed with the brand’s legendary, warm chocolate chip cookies at check-in to the advantages of the award-winning Hilton HHonors® guest reward program, each Doubletree guest receives a satisfying stay wherever their travels take them.
Doubletree is a proud member of the Hilton Family of Hotels, which adheres to founder Conrad Hilton’s philosophy that, “It has been, and continues to be, our responsibility to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality.” The company put a name to its unique brand of service that has made it the best known and most highly regarded hotel company: be hospitable®. The philosophy is shared by all 10 brands in the Hilton Family of Hotels, and is the inspiration for its overarching message of kindness and generosity.
To make reservations at any Doubletree hotel, travelers can visit our website at www.doubletree.com, contact their preferred travel professional or call 1-800-222-TREE in the U.S. and Canada.