Best Western Giving MiLB Fans VIP Baseball Road Trips This Summer; "Official Hotel of" Kicks Off Its Partnership with Inaugural "Home Run Road Trip" Campaign

As the "Official Hotel of," Best Western kicks off its partnership with inaugural "Home Run Road Trip" campaign. MiLB fans: you're being called up!

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PHOENIX, June 2, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- via PRWEB - MiLB fans: you're being called up! As the 'Official Hotel of,' Best Western International is offering baseball fans a chance to win one of eight summer trips that include VIP access to a Minor League Baseball game with its inaugural "Home Run Road Trip" campaign.

Now through June 11, fans of America's favorite pastime are encouraged to enter to win the "Home Run Road Trip"contest on the Best Western Facebook page. To enter, fans must answer a few simple questions, including who they would bring on the trip, the game they wish to attend, why they should be chosen and what makes them a true fan. Eight lucky winners will receive two nights at a Best Western hotel, a $200 prepaid MasterCard and two tickets to a Minor League Baseball game.

Fans can win trips to games taking place throughout July and August in the following locations: Ft. Myers, Fla.; Las Vegas; Burlington, N.C.; Lake Township, N.J.; Helena, Mont.; Rancho Cucamonga, Calif.; Beloit, Wis. and Vancouver, B.C.

"We are excited to kick off the inaugural Home Run Road Trip as a way to engage with travelers and MiLB fans around the joys of baseball and summer travel," said Dorothy Dowling, senior vice president of marketing and sales for Best Western International. "Our partnership with has enabled us to reach new audiences, including younger travelers and sports fans in important markets across the country, and this road trip allows us to reward both our new and loyal travelers in a fun and fresh way."

Winners will be encouraged to share their experiences through social media and will contribute their photos, videos and recaps live from the road trip so those at home can follow along via the Best Western travel blog, YouMustBeTrippin. Best Western will also share the winner's content across the brand's social platforms including Facebook and Twitter.

As the 'Official Hotel of,' Best Western offers travelers a savings of 10 percent off its branded hotels' best available rates at nearly 2,200 hotels in the U.S. and Canada. Travelers can book Best Western hotels directly through the website, the digital hub for all Minor League Baseball teams.

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Best Western International, Inc., headquartered in Phoenix, Ariz., is a privately held hotel brand made up of more than 4,000* BEST WESTERN®, BEST WESTERN PLUS® and BEST WESTERN PREMIER® hotels in more than 100* countries and territories worldwide. Now celebrating 68 years of hospitality, Best Western welcomes hundreds of thousands of guests nightly. Best Western provides its hoteliers with global operational, sales, marketing and promotional support, and online and mobile booking capabilities. More than 20 million travelers are members of the brand's award-winning loyalty program Best Western Rewards®, one of the few programs in which members earn points that never expire and can be redeemed at any Best Western hotel worldwide. The brand's partnerships with AAA/CAA and Harley-Davidson® provide travelers with exciting ways to interact with the brand. In 2013, Best Western earned our highest level of brand recognition, including our fifth AAA/CAA Hotel Partner of the Year award, second Compuware Best of the Web Gold award, fourth No. 1 ranking in Brand Keys Consumer Loyalty Engagement Index for midscale hotels and seventh TTG Asia Best Mid-range Hotel Brand. Forty-one percent of Best Western hotels worldwide won TripAdvisor Certificates of Excellence for customer satisfaction.

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