SEATTLE, Jun 15, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Classmates Online, Inc. announced today a sweepstakes where members of the social networking community can win the ultimate prize: a trip for 12 to Walt Disney World(R)Resort or Disneyland(R)Resort.
Beginning today, Classmates.com members can enter the sweepstakes by engaging in activities such as posting photos, taking quizzes, inviting friends to join Classmates.com and posting to message boards. Disney fanatics will enjoy a wide range of Disney content including games and videos.
Members participate in the promotion by entering a fun, interactive Disney "Party Room" featuring an animated DJ, music and a video wall, and completing various tasks offered through Classmates.com. Completing activities offered in the "Party Room" can also earn members Disney ringtones, avatars, printable stationery and other Disney downloads.
The Grand Prize vacation package, a five-day, four-night vacation for 12 people to the winner's choice of either the Walt Disney World(R) Resort or Disneyland(R) Resort, includes the following:
"Disney Parks have long been the ultimate celebration destinations," said Sarah Pynchon, Vice President of Brand Marketing, Classmates Online, Inc. "Classmates.com is a community where people can celebrate their fondest memories, and a relationship with Disney is an ideal way for us to give our members a chance to make new, fun-filled memories at the most magical place on earth."
During the next six weeks, Classmates.com members can enjoy Disney-themed activities that highlight how people celebrate special occasions. A complete list of activities and prizes can be found on www.classmates.com/disney.
Classmates.com is owned by Classmates Online, Inc., a subsidiary of Classmates Media Corporation. Classmates.com connects millions of members throughout the U.S. and Canada with friends and acquaintances from school, work and the military. Classmates also operates leading social networking sites in Germany (www.stayfriends.de), Austria (www.stayfriends.at), Sweden (www.stayfriends.se), France (www.trombi.com) and Switzerland (www.klassenfreunde.ch). Classmates Media Corporation is a subsidiary of United Online, Inc. (Nasdaq: UNTD). For more information about United Online, please visit www.unitedonline.com.
About Walt Disney Parks and Resorts
Walt Disney Parks and Resorts are where dreams come true. More than 50 years ago, Walt Disney created a new kind of entertainment families could experience together, immersed in detailed atmospheres and vibrant storytelling. His vision now includes a collection of five of the world's leading family vacation destinations - Disneyland Resort, Anaheim, Calif.; Walt Disney World Resort, Lake Buena Vista, Fla.; Tokyo Disney Resort, Urayasu, Chiba, Japan; Disneyland Resort Paris, Marne-la-Vallée, France; and Hong Kong Disneyland Resort, Lantau Island, Hong Kong, China. In addition, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts includes the world-class Disney Cruise Line, Disney Vacation Club, with nine resorts and more than 400,000 members; Adventures by Disney, a guided group vacation experience to some of the world's most popular destinations; Disney Regional Entertainment, which operates the ESPN Zone dining and entertainment centers; the World of Disney stores; and Walt DisneyImagineering, which creates and designs all Disney parks, resorts and attractions. For more information and images, please visit www.disneyparks.com.
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