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Hotelplanner.com To Bring Facebook Fans Special Offers Throughout 2011 Lightning Playoff Run

by Staff Writer / Tampa Bay Lightning

HotelPlanner.com, a valued sponsor of the Tampa Bay Lightning, announced today that it has partnered with the club to provide Facebook fans with an exciting offer through the team’s 2011 Stanley Cup Playoff run.

Beginning Wednesday, April 13 when the Lightning open up the 2011 NHL postseason against the Pittsburgh Penguins, fans may log on to both facebook.com/hotelplanner, as well as the Lightning’s official Facebook page at facebook.com/lightning.nhl, to receive details of the promotion and to earn their chance to win free hotel rooms, as well as complimentary playoff tickets throughout the postseason. Several lucky fans will also be chosen to receive two lower level tickets to a home playoff game to be played at the St. Pete Times Forum.

“It’s always exciting to help connect our fans with unique opportunities that also assist us in building our brand,” Lightning Vice President of Brand Management Lynn Wittenburg said. “Our partnership with HotelPlanner.com seemed to be the perfect fit.”

In addition to accommodating fans with a variety of services designed to meet each individual’s specific travel needs, HotelPlanner.com also serves as a proud sponsor of professional sports teams in the NFL, NBA and NHL, in addition to a number of collegiate conferences and universities throughout the country.

“We are excited to be giving away free hotel rooms for each day the Lightning are in the playoffs, just in time as our Facebook fans begin to plan for their summer vacations,” HotelPlanner.com CEO Tim Hentschel said. “We congratulate the Lightning for making the playoffs and we look forward to rewarding their great fans with seats just a few rows up from the ice. You can’t beat this kind of excitement and hopefully nobody can beat the Lightning.”

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