Press Release Auction Partnership
CONTIKI PARTNERS WITH MEK DENIM AND FREESTYLE WATCHES ON AUCTION PACKAGES
_*UPDATE 2011 – The Contiki Auction site has been discontinued.
Partnerships Add Additional Value to Monthly Online Travel Auctions
ANAHEIM, Calif., November 15, 2010 – Contiki Vacations, the leader in fun travel packages for 18-35 year olds, today announces a partnership with leading denim maker MEK Denim and action sports watch brand Freestyle Watches. The partnerships offer Contiki auction winners the opportunity to win not only amazing travel packages, but denim and watches as well.
Contiki auctions offer international and exotic trips for incredibly affordable prices – all auctions begin with an opening bid of $.99. Current and upcoming auctions include: Best of Europe which is live now; European Highlights on 11/30; Asian Adventure on 12/14 and Vietnam Highlights on 12/28. Each auction winner will receive accommodations, transportation, a pair of men’s or women’s jeans from MEK Denim and a watch from Freestyle.
“Partnering with like-minded brands such as Freestyle and MEK Denim is a win-win. We provide increased value to the auctions and our partners are able to expose their brands to our very loyal travelers,” says Michelle Murray, Contiki’s Director of Marketing and Key Accounts. “In the end, our auction winners are thrilled because they receive additional products.”
About MEK Denim
Designed in Los Angeles, inspired by the world, MEK Denim – A Well Traveled Denim Co. – produces incredible fitting hand-crafted denim for men, women and kids. The brand’s portfolio also includes a sportswear line for men and women. Established in June 2005, MEK Denim retails from $98 to $215 and is sold at better department and specialty boutiques in the U.S., Germany, South Africa, Russia, Canada and several European countries. MEK Denim is a proud member of 1% For The Planet. For more information, please visit www.mekdenim.com.
Founded in 1981, Freestyle is a leading action sports watch manufacturer specializing in performance timing. The watch collection includes a full line of high performance and lifestyle choices for men’s, women’s and groms at affordable prices. All Freestyle watches are water resistant to 100 meters or more, fortified with Hydro Pushers™ and backed by a limited lifetime warranty. With roots firmly planted in surf, Freestyle watches are worn and endorsed by some of the world’s most progressive surfers including Cory Lopez, Bede Durbidge and Sage Erickson. For more info, visit www.freestyleusa.com.
Contiki has helped students and young professionals travel to the world’s most fantastic destinations for over 45 years. The trips are hassle-free and include the perfect mix of sightseeing, culture and free time. Choose from over 190 itineraries throughout Europe, Russia, Egypt, Southeast Asia, Australia, New Zealand, Mexico, Canada & the USA. For more information, visit Contiki.com.