Enjoy a Night at the Moviezzz …with the World’s First Ever Sleep-In Open-Air Cinema This Summer
LONDON - The ultimate movie experience has arrived thanks to DoubleTree by Hilton with the launch of the world's first ever open-air sleep-in cinema where guests can sip Champagne watching a film before snuggling up in style under the stars.
The upscale hotel brand has partnered with The Luna Cinema to offer moviegoers at Luna outdoor screenings throughout this summer a chance of bagging the ultimate upgrade to experience their favourite flicks from the comfort of the 'DoubleTree by Hilton Suite'.
As well as a full-size bed complete with beautifully soft linen, the custom designed weather-proof suite will also include a private minibar stocked with beer, champagne and snacks, as well as mood lighting to offer the perfect outdoor cinema experience*.
All guests will experience DoubleTree by Hilton's hospitality, starting with the presentation of a warm chocolate chip cookie on arrival. Premium ticket holders will also be treated to added extras, including directors chairs, a free drink and a 'little things' kit, to make sure film buffs are all set for their outdoor extravaganza.
Locations for this season's screenings range from stately country homes and botanical gardens to 10th century castles, in addition to more urban settings such as the rooftop of London's One New Change in the heart of The City.
While The Luna Cinema's line-up includes picks from the latest crop of blockbusters and award winners (Birdman, Guardians of the Galaxy, The Grand Budapest Hotel and The Theory of Everything), the programme is known for bringing classic films and fan favourites back to the big screen, with nostalgic highlights including Back to the Future, Dirty Dancing, Some Like it Hot, Grease, Groundhog Day, Labyrinth, The Big Lebowski and Ghostbusters.
John Greenleaf, global head of DoubleTree by Hilton said, "We are thrilled to be working with The Luna Cinema this year to bring a bit of DoubleTree by Hilton hospitality to every movie guest. With more than 400 hotels around the world, our brand is synonymous with a unique culture that focuses on the 'little things' that make a huge difference to our guests' travel experiences. This starts with a warm chocolate chip cookie at check-in and the relaxed, friendly service continues throughout their stay. We are looking forward to taking care of the 'little things' with Luna so audience members can sit back and enjoy the show!"
George Wood, founder of The Luna Cinema, said, "The Luna Cinema have always been committed to screening classic films in the most incredible locations around the country. When we undertook our first ever screening back in 2008 in Dulwich Park, we had no idea just how popular open air cinema would become in the UK. Hundreds of screenings later, enjoying a much-loved film on a big screen under the stars has become a classic element of the British summer. And now thanks to DoubleTree by Hilton, audiences can do all that from the comfort of their own bed - what could be better?"
To find out more about the partnership and how you can be in with a chance of bedding the VIP upgrade experience, visit www.DoubletreeStarryNights.com.
For information on film screening times and locations, or to book tickets, visit http://www.thelunacinema.com/.
*VIP experience may differ depending on location
ABOUT THE LUNA CINEMA
The Luna Cinema was founded in 2008 by George Wood with a showing at Dulwich Park. In 2015 it will bring 120 screenings to 46 outdoor locations around the UK, using two touring screens. Location capacity ranges from 300 to 3000, with a total of 160,000 tickets available.
About DoubleTree by Hilton
DoubleTree by Hilton is a fast-growing, global portfolio of more than 590 upscale hotels with more than 136,000 rooms across 48 countries. For more than 50 years, DoubleTree by Hilton has continued to be a symbol of comfort for business and leisure travelers around the world, from welcoming guests with its signature warm DoubleTree chocolate chip cookie, to serving the local community. DoubleTree by Hilton offers contemporary accommodations and amenities, including unique food and beverage experiences, state-of-the-art fitness offerings and meetings and events spaces. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits. To make reservations, travelers may visit doubletree.com. Connect with DoubleTree by Hilton on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Learn about the latest brand news at newsroom.hilton.com/doubletree.
Hilton (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company with a portfolio of 18 world-class brands comprising more than 6,200 properties with more than 983,000 rooms, in 118 countries and territories. Dedicated to fulfilling its mission to be the world’s most hospitable company, Hilton welcomed more than 3 billion guests in its 100-year history, earned a top spot on the 2019 World’s Best Workplaces list, and was named the 2019 Global Industry Leader on the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices. In 2020, Hilton CleanStay was introduced, bringing an industry-defining standard of cleanliness and disinfection to hotels worldwide. Through the award-winning guest loyalty program Hilton Honors, the 108 million members who book directly with Hilton can earn Points for hotel stays and experiences money can’t buy, plus enjoy instant benefits, including digital check-in with room selection, Digital Key, and Connected Room. Visit newsroom.hilton.com for more information, and connect with Hilton on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and YouTube.Download Article Photos