|Hilton touts its
easy-to-use alarm clock
tied in to a new sweeps
Hoping to ease guests’ frustration setting their alarms or oversleeping, the Hilton Family of Hotels is out with a custom made alarm clock and a new sweepstakes, which offers a grand prize of a four-night hotel stay, free music downloads and an MP3 player.
Through July 15, nearly 250,000 new, easy set alarm clocks will be added to existing and newly opened Hilton, Doubletree, Embassy Suites Hotels, Hampton Hotels, Hilton Garden Inn, Hilton Grand Vacations Club and Homewood Suites by Hilton guest rooms.
The new clocks feature a slick design, digital alarm and simple-to-set instructions. Each clock comes with a connection cable for guests’ personal MP3 players, portable CD players, laptops or other entertainment devices.
The Hilton Family of Hotels introduced the new clocks to help rid guests’ problems with hotel clocks.
With the launch of the new clock, the hotel chain is running a sweepstakes for consumers to win their very own Hilton Family Clock, song download certificates, hotels stays or an MP3 player.
Consumers can enter the Hilton Family Timing is Everything Sweepstakes by logging on to
Hiltonfamily.com/virtualclock and playing a timed trivia game. After submitting the answers, consumers will learn whether they are a winner. Winners and non-winners, alike, will be invited to enter the drawing for the grand prize.
The grand prize offers a four-night stay in any Hilton Family Hotel in the U.S., a $10 gift certificate for music downloads, a Hilton Family alarm clock and an MP3 player. The sweepstakes will award lesser prizes throughout four promotional periods, offering 100 winners a $10 gift certificate for music downloads, a Hilton alarm clock, an MP3 player or two-night stay at a participating Hilton hotel, respectively.
Consumers can also download a Hilton Family virtual clock by visiting Hiltonfamily.com/virtualclock. The online replica clock alerts consumers to the start of a new sweepstakes phase and about future giveaways.
The grand-prize winner will be announced on July 25. The sweepstakes is open to consumers 18 and older and runs through July 7. Internet materials support.