ORLANDO, Fla. (July 1, 2010) – Nickelodeon Suites Resort, the only hotel of its kind in the world, welcomed more than 6,000 Girl Scouts from all over the country during the 3rd Annual
Thanks-A-Lot event, which was held from April to June 2010. The event is a special retreat for the girls to share one-of-a-kind swaps, meet other troops, and experience the ultimate Nickelodeon getaway.
“Nickelodeon Suites Resort is proud to be affiliated with an organization that is dedicated to developing skills for future success,” said Jim Struna, Director of Marketing & Revenue Management at Nickelodeon Suites Resort. “We look forward to seeing them again at the 4th annual event.”
The Thanks-A-Lot event offers special rates to Girl Scouts and their troops April – June every year. Girl Scouts also experience an exclusive poolside Swap Bash where girls meet peers, trade swaps and enjoy the sweet rewards for their hard work.
For three years, the Nickelodeon Suites Resort has partnered with local councils to support the top literacy program in the world, the Girl Scout Cookie Program, providing motivational incentives for the top cookie sellers in each council such as slimings and hotel stays.
For more information on Girl Scouts events at the Nick Hotel, visit www.nickhotel.com/girlscouts.
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About Nickelodeon Suites Resort
Located in the heart of Orlando’s tourism district, Nickelodeon Suites Resort, otherwise known as the Nick Hotel, is much more than a place for guests to lay their heads at night. From two over-the-top pool complexes with slides and flumes, to live entertainment and Character Breakfast featuring Nickelodeon’s beloved characters, to a multimillion dollar 4-D Theater, to the colorfully themed KidSuites and gallons upon gallons of slime, Nick Hotel offers nonstop activity from dawn to dusk for the entire family any time of the year. For more information about the Nick Hotel, visit www.nickhotel.com or call (877) NICK-KID.
Nickelodeon, now in its 31st year, is the number-one entertainment brand for kids. It has built a diverse, global business by putting kids first in everything it does. The company includes television programming and production in the United States and around the world, plus consumer products, online, recreation, books and feature films. Nickelodeon’s U.S. television network is seen in more than 100 million households and has been the number-one-rated basic cable network for 16 consecutive years. For more information or artwork, visit www.nickpress.com. Nickelodeon and all related titles, characters and logos are trademarks of Viacom Inc. (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B ).
About Girl Scouts of the USA
Girl Scouts of the USA is the world’s preeminent organization dedicated solely to girls—all girls—where, in an accepting and nurturing environment, girls build character and skills for success in the real world. In partnership with committed adult volunteers, girls develop qualities that will serve them all their lives, like leadership, strong values, social conscience, and conviction about their own potential and self-worth.
Founded in 1912 by Juliette Gordon Low, Girl Scouts’ membership has grown from 18 members in Savannah, Georgia, to 3.4 million members throughout the United States, including U.S. territories, and in more than 90 countries through USA Girl Scouts Overseas.