SUBMIT YOUR BEST SIGHTSEEING SNAPSHOT AND WIN
PHOENIX, ARIZ. (July 21, 2010) – Each year, professional and amateur photographers take countless vacation photos to remember the beautiful and memorable places they have traveled. Mysterious pyramids, tropical rainforests, ancient volcanoes, scenic coasts, and winter wonderlands – these sites among others, remind travelers of their favorite reasons to leave home and snapshot their own, unique paradise. Now travelers and explorers alike can showcase their favorite and best vacation photos, by entering in the Share Your Pic, Win a Trip, sponsored by Shell Vacations Hospitality (the tradename of SVC-Hospitality, LLC) where one lucky winner receives a grand prize including a trip of their choice valued at up to $1,140 or one of the weekly prizes to popular destinations: Napa Valley, Las Vegas, Anaheim and Phoenix.
Beginning on July 14, 2010, for a limited time of 4 weeks, guests can submit their best travel photo for the Share Your Pic, Win a Trip photo contest, either through Shell Vacations online photo gallery or the Shell Vacations Twitter account (@SVHResorts). Photographers can compete in talent with their favorite images of envious vacation hot spots. The winning photos will be chosen based on content, frame, creativity, color and overall aesthetic for the exclusive grand prize, ‘Photographers Dream Prize Package,’ which includes:
* The Cannon Pixma Photo Printer (valued at $300)
* Kodak 7 Digital Photo Frame P730 (valued at $80)
* Camera tripod (valued at $20)
* Photo printer paper (valued at $15)
* $50 gift card to Shutterfly (valued at $50)
* 3-night stay at winner’s choice of any Shell Vacations Hospitality resort (valued at approximately $300 to $675 depending on the resort selected by winner; some restrictions apply, please see rules (hyperlink to rules website)
And, there are more prizes for wanderlust dreamers sulking at home. Contestants who submit photos to the Shell Vacations Twitter account will be entered to win in weekly giveaway prizes, announced each Wednesday.
* 2 nights at Desert Rose (value $250), Las Vegas, Nevada
* 2 nights at Vino Bello (value $450), Napa Valley, Calif.
* 2 nights at Legacy Golf Resort (Value $400), Phoenix, Ariz.
* 2 nights at Peacock Suites (Value $400), Anaheim, Calif.
By submitting photos through Twitter, participants will agree to the rules of the contest.
“We consistently receive incredible photos from travelers at our properties and others across the globe, and we wanted a chance to showcase this talent,” says Karen Johnson, vice president of sales and marketing for Shell Vacations Hospitality. “This is a first-time opportunity for us and the world to find out what vacationers appreciate most and find memorable about their vacations.”
For more information on the official contest rules and description for the 2010 Share Your Pic, Win a Trip photo contest, travelers can visit the official rules website.
Canadian residents can enter a separate contest (some additional restrictions apply) and are eligible to win a prize of a 5-night stay at any Shell Vacations Hospitality managed resort (valued at $625 to $1,125 depending on the resort selected by winner; Does not include Plaza Pelicanos Grand Beach Resort, Guadalajara Plaza Express Lopez Mateos Hotel & Suites, Guadalajara Plaza Expo Hotel & Suites, Foxhunt at Sapphire Valley, Whispering Woods and Little Sweden resorts).
About Shell Vacations Hospitality
Shell Vacations Hospitality offers a collection of 26 resorts, hotels and lodges ideal for family vacations, romantic getaways, retreats, reunions and business trips. Visitors may stay at hotels and resorts in popular destinations in the U.S., Mexico and Canada from San Francisco to Whistler. Shell Vacations Hospitality is a subsidiary of Shell Vacations LLC, a premier developer of upscale vacation ownership resorts. For more information, please visit www.ShellHospitality.com
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