MovieTickets.com Continues International Expansion; Will Provide Online Movie Ticketing in Spain
(Los Angeles - Sept. 2, 2010) - MovieTickets.com, the worldwide leader in advance movie ticketing, today announced it will provide online movie ticketing services for Spain’s Circuito I.N.D.I.E theater circuit (Vircas.es Group) and will provide showtimes and advance movie ticketing through the launch of the MovieTickets.com.es website. Circuito I.N.D.I.E currently operates 125 screens and has rapid expansion plans in place for the next three years.
To date, MovieTickets.com has steadily increased its global ticketing capabilities, strategically identifying key markets beyond the U.S. to offer online ticketing solutions. MovieTickets.com currently serves moviegoers in multiple countries and territories, offering advance movie ticketing for Canada at MovieTickets.ca; in the U.K. at MovieTickets.co.uk; in Ireland at MovieTickets.ie; at MovieTickets.com.ar in Argentina; and in Aruba, Bermuda and Curacao under the MovieTickets.com brand. The company has 10 different versions of the MovieTickets.com website, including Spanish and French language versions.
“MovieTickets.com is becoming the global online movie ticketing resource that we set out for it to be,” said Joel Cohen, CEO, MovieTickets.com. “We’ve identified Spain as another important market that fits well into our international development strategy. This partnership marks the first of many new markets that we’ll be expanding into, growing our solutions’ footprint and overall brand visibility.”
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MovieTickets.com (www.movietickets.com), the worldwide leader in advance movie ticketing, offers moviegoers a destination for movie news, reviews and trailers as well as a convenient way to buy movie tickets in advance. MovieTickets.com enables consumers to buy tickets online for movie screens across the United States, as well as in Canada at MovieTickets.ca; in the U.K. at MovieTickets.co.uk; in Ireland at MovieTickets.ie; in Argentina at MovieTickets.com.ar; from any Internet-enabled wireless device at mobile.movietickets.com; and from any phone at 877-789-MOVIE. Formed in 2000, MovieTickets.com is a joint venture between AMC Entertainment, Hollywood Media Corp. (NASDAQ: HOLL), National Amusements, Cineplex Entertainment, Marcus Theatres (NYSE: MCS), Viacom (NYSE: VIA) and Time Warner, and leverages the collective theater chain expertise to deliver consumers a premium movie ticketing experience. Its elite collection of partner theaters consistently represents over 50 percent of the top 100 grossing theaters in North America on any given weekend. The MovieTickets.com theater chain group, which includes 209 theater chains, is about 10 times the number of chains of its nearest competitor.
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