MovieTickets.com Says Bienvenidos to Chile
Company Expands Advance Movie Ticketing Services in South America
(Los Angeles - October 11, 2010) - MovieTickets.com, the worldwide leader in advance movie ticketing, today announced it will provide online movie ticketing services for South America’s Cine Hoyts theaters. The partnership brings MovieTickets.com online ticketing to Chile, while also further expanding the company’s current presence in Argentina.
As part of the agreement, MovieTickets.com will enable 171 Cine Hoyts screens with online ticketing solutions in Chile and Argentina. MovieTickets.com will provide complete showtimes through the launch of the MovieTickets.cl website, marking another website established to continue the company’s international service offerings. Showtimes and ticketing in Argentina are provided through MovieTickets.com.ar.
“Our worldwide ticketing capabilities continue to grow, with MovieTickets.com recently expanding into Spain and now Chile. Increasing our global reach is a top priority and we’re thrilled to add another country to our growing international list,” said Joel Cohen, CEO, MovieTickets.com. “South America is a core strategic target for our expansion, and partnering with Cine Hoyts connects MovieTickets.com with a highly respected exhibitor that provides quality services to moviegoers.”
“MovieTickets.com is a leading resource for online ticketing solutions, which will provide our guests with the ease and convenience of purchasing advance tickets for our theaters,” said Pablo Lundahl, CEO, Cine Hoyts. “This partnership marks our continued dedication to providing quality services that exceed our customers’ expectations.”
MovieTickets.com currently serves moviegoers in multiple countries and territories, offering advance movie ticketing in Canada at MovieTickets.ca; in the U.K. at MovieTickets.co.uk; in Ireland at MovieTickets.ie; at MovieTickets.com.ar in Argentina; in Spain at MovieTickets.com.es (coming soon); 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.
For a complete list of the MovieTickets.com exhibitors, please visit: http://www.movietickets.com/exhibitors.
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 215 theater chains, is about 10 times the number of chains of its nearest competitor.
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