MUMBAI: In order to promote the DVD release of Spider Man 3, Farecompare.com has inked a deal with Sony Pictures Home Entertainment and MSN.com.
Farecompare.com is providing 20 round trip airline tickets to lucky winners of the Spider-Man 3 DVD ‘Spin To Win’ game hosted on MSN.com. Farecompare has signed on as a prize provider in game which offers up to $100,000 in prizes. The DVD release of Spider-Man 3 is set to be the gift event of the holiday season. Contestants can daily play the ‘Spin to Win’ game on MSN.com. Unlike the plot line of the film there is no dark side to this promotion, which runs from 10 October through 4 December.
Farecompare.coms’ proprietary free email alert technology automatically scans for airfare bargains 24/7, including deeply discounted airfares on first class international and domestic flights. They immediately alert a user via email, when a low airfare price is published, up to six hours before the other sites, including the airlines themselves. The company provides its users the advantage of being first in line for cheap seats to their favorite destinations. Registration takes only a few seconds and the website guarantees its users privacy with a very strict policy of never sharing user information. Its also provides important news about seasonal travel issues.
A recent New York Times article headlined ‘Flying for the Holidays? Brace Yourself’ featured an interview with CEO, Rick Seaney and was one of the NY Times ‘most emailed’ of the week and Travel + Leisure recently named Farecompare.com in it’s top 25 travel websites.
On the business news media front, Wall Street Journal partnered with Farecompare.com to publish it’s popular weekly Wall Street Journal/Farecompare.com Business Travel Index. Portfolio magazine featured how airline industry stock analysts use Farecompare pricing data to predict stock prices and Reuters News and Bloomberg regularly publish the company’s airfare pricing data and expert analysis by CEO, Rick Seaney.