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Extended Stay America Hotels Kicks Off Its 25 Days of Holiday Cheer Giveaway With Annual #SantaChat

In Partnership with Air Bud Entertainment’s “Puppy Star Christmas,” Extended Stay America to Give Away $10,000 Worth of Prizes

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Nov. 29, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The holidays have arrived and the countdown is on at Extended Stay America, Inc. (STAY), the largest mid-priced extended stay brand. The hotel chain today announced its 25 Days of Holiday Cheer Giveaway will take place from Nov. 30 through Dec. 24 in partnership with Air Bud Entertainment’s newest release, “Puppy Star Christmas”. During the 25 Days of Holiday Cheer Giveaway, Extended Stay America will give away $10,000 worth of daily prize packs featuring toys from Hasbro’s furReal brand, Basic Fun!’s K’NEX brand, Radio Flyer and Hape toys. Consumers can enter at www.ESA.com/cheer and will also be eligible to receive promo codes for a discount stay at any of Extended Stay America’s 568 hotels.

To kick off the 25 Days of Holiday Cheer Giveaway, Santa will take over Extended Stay America’s official Twitter account on Nov. 30 from 2-3:30 p.m. EST. To spread holiday cheer, Santa will be giving away toys to those who interact with him on Twitter by tweeting @ExtendedStay using #SantaChat, including stars from “Puppy Star Christmas”.

“Going into the fourth year of our #SantaChat, we’re excited to partner with Air Bud Entertainment to bring an exciting new layer to our annual activation,” said Amanda Kent, Senior Social Media Specialist, Extended Stay America. “In addition to partnering with them for our favorite event of the year, our Hope Bear, a teddy bear sold by the brand with proceeds benefiting our “Give Hope” program with the American Cancer Society, makes cameos throughout the film.”

Air Bud Entertainment’s newest release, “Puppy Star Christmas”, follows the adventures of newlyweds Tiny and P.U.P spending their first Christmas with their new pups and is now available on Netflix and Digital HD.

For more information about Extended Stay America, visit www.esa.com.

About Extended Stay America
Extended Stay America, Inc. (“ESA”) and its brand Extended Stay America® is the leading brand in the mid-priced extended stay segment in the U.S with 627 hotels, with approximately twice as many rooms as its nearest competitor.  ESA’s subsidiary, ESH Hospitality, Inc. (“ESH”), is the largest lodging REIT in North America by unit and room count, with 554 hotels and approximately 61,500 rooms in the U.S. ESA also manages or franchises an additional 73 Extended Stay America® hotels. Visit www.esa.com for more information.

About Air Bud Entertainment
Air Bud Entertainment is the premium brand for live action family movies and TV series. The Company has created over 22 family movies and five movie franchises that are licensed around the globe including the five Air Bud movies; seven Air Buddies movies with two Santa Paws movies in partnership with Disney, along with the new four movie Pup Star franchise for Netflix. ABE also recently announced its new series Puppy Prep Academy with Disney Channel in the U.S. Air Bud Entertainment is a fully integrated studio that produces all aspects of the creative and production process, including writing, directing, producing, post-production and visual effects. The Company also markets and licenses its movie franchise/series directly. Air Bud Entertainment is based in Malibu, California and its studios are in Vancouver, B.C., Canada. Visit and subscribe to http://www.AIRBUD.com  and ABE YouTube.

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