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.
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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.
NICK HOTEL CELEBRATES FIFTH BIRTHDAY WITH FIVE NEW REASONS TO STAY
Nickelodeon Suites Resort…For the SLIME of your Life
ORLANDO, Fla. (May 25, 2010) – Nickelodeon Suites Resort, the only hotel of its kind in the world, is celebrating its fifth birthday with five new reasons for you to take the Ultimate Nickelodeon Vacation. In celebration of the occasion, the hotel is rolling out these FIVE new interactive attractions:
• New Studio Nick LIVE Shows: Slime Time Live and Sponge Bob’s Krabby Patty Celebration!
• Code 9 Teen Lounge: A hotspot hangout dedicated entirely to teens. It’s a great place to relax, listen to music, play video games and make new friends.
• Splat Pack Dinner: New dining experience in Nicktoons Café. It’s dinner with a side of wacky antics served up by the Splat Pack, our wildly hilarious and one-of-a kind improv group!
• Meet our new residents: Thrill-seeking action girl and SpongeBob’s favorite gal pal, Sandy Cheeks and Nickelodeon’s resident Boy Genius himself, Jimmy Neutron.
• Two new 4-D Movies: Dora & Diego’s 4-D Adventure – A high-speed journey geared towards our little guests and one you can’t see anywhere else in Florida. Put on your dancing shoes and get ready to boogie at Happy Feet 4-D.
“Our guests have been a big part of our success over the last five years and we are excited to celebrate our fifth birthday with them,” said Jim Struna, director of marketing and revenue management for Nickelodeon Suites Resort. “Nick Hotel is all about fun and families and we are thrilled to be unveiling these new attractions on property.”
As part of Nick Hotel’s birthday celebration, special Celebrate! Vacation Packages will be available to guests including; a complete in suite celebration including pizza, balloons and of course, cake as well as keepsake lanyards and card inserts to personalize and share their reason to celebrate!
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In honor of all firefighters and their families, we’ve put together special weekends of activities to show our appreciation.
•Hero Celebration March 14, 2010 Join us in Studio Nick for a red-hot celebration with special firefighter guests, live game shows and free pizza. Local fire departments will compete in a head-to-head battle. Come see who gets pied and who gets SLIMED!
•Antique Fire truck display Saturdays and Sundays Get up-close-and-personal with real life fire trucks. Encounter tall ladders, long hoses and all the tools used throughout the years to fight fires. Sponsored by Florida Antique Bucket Brigade.
•Support National Fallen Firefighters Foundation Every day Donate to this organization when you check in and you’ll receive your very own firefighter helmet.
•Fire Public Education Select Saturdays Stop, drop and roll! Learn about important fire safety tip with local firefighters. Experience a simulated fire drill in a portable safety house, sponsored by Kissimmee Fire Department. Plus, you’ll get the chance to take pictures in front of a big, red fire truck.
•Bucket Brigade Saturdays and Sundays Kids and parents compete to fill big buckets with water. The team that fills their bucket first wins! A competition wouldn’t be complete without a SLIME finale.
•Jell-O Eating Contest Saturdays and Sundays Get ready to compete! Join us for a red, white and blue Jell-O eating contest.more...
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