FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Contact: Marc Becker
Area Director of Marketing
M1 PowerSports and New Orleans Hotel Collection Announce Partnership for Triumph Big Kahuna New Orleans Motor Race
New Orleans, La., September 4, 2012 - M1 PowerSports and The New Orleans Hotel Collection today announced a partnership naming the Collection as the Official Recommended Hotel Partner of the Triumph Big Kahuna New Orleans race presented by Dunlop Tire and LeoVince. The race weekend takes place October 5 - 7, 2012 and marks the first professional event scheduled at NOLA Motorsports Park.
Teams, riders and fans should look no further when seeking hotel accommodations this fall. As the preferred hotel choice of M1 PowerSports, The New Orleans Hotel Collection is offering Big Kahuna discounts at the seven outstanding hotels located in the greater New Orleans area.
"We're proud to have The New Orleans Hotel Collection as our preferred hotel partner for the Triumph Big Kahuna New Orleans," said Cameron Gray, CEO of M1 PowerSports. "At M1 PowerSports, we surround ourselves with only the best and The New Orleans Hotel Collection fits right in. They offer a great location and value for our fans, teams and riders visiting New Orleans for the Big Kahuna."
The New Orleans Hotel Collection is an exceptional collection of upscale hotels, restaurants, bars and lounges that capture the essence of New Orleans charm. Guests only need to stay a minimum of three nights to enjoy special rates for the Big Kahuna event at any of the New Orleans Hotel Collection properties during race weekend, October 5-7, 2012. For hotel information and reservations, visit: http://www.neworleanshotelcollection.com/big-kahuna/. For tickets and information about the Triumph Big Kahuna New Orleans, visit http://www.m1powersports.com/big-kahuna-new-orleans/.
"Our working partnership with the Big Kahuna motorcycle race is what The New Orleans Hotel Collection was made for," said Marc Becker, Area Director of Sales & Marketing for The New Orleans Hotel Collection. "Providing comfortable, splendidly original hotels to those attending the Big Kahuna event is an excellent way for us to showcase the city and the event together with M1 PowerSports and NOLA Motorsports Park."
The New Orleans Hotel Collection includes seven lodging choices throughout New Orleans: Audubon Cottages, Bourbon Orleans Hotel, Crowne Plaza New Orleans Airport, Dauphine Orleans Hotel, Hotel Le Marais Hotel Mazarin, and Wyndham Riverfront New Orleans. The Collection's restaurants, bars and lounges include: 7 on Fulton, Roux on Orleans, Patrick's Bar Vin, The Landing, Bourbon Oh!, May Baily's Place, and Vive! Bar and Lounge.
The New Orleans Hotel Collection is also co-sponsoring the New Orleans VIP Getaway, a sweepstakes held by M1 PowerSports in conjunction with Motorcycle-Superstore.com, AMA Pro Racing and NOLA Motorsports Park. One lucky fan and a guest will get the chance to attend the Triumph Big Kahuna New Orleans in style and at no cost, staying in one of the luxurious Hotel Collection properties in the French Quarter. To enter the sweepstakes through September 6, 2012, please visit: http://www.motorcycle-superstore.com/1886/MNGR/New-Orleans.aspx.
There are two rounds of the Triumph Big Kahuna Triple Crown remaining in 2012. For tickets and information about the Triumph Big Kahuna Miami, scheduled for September 21 - 23, 2012 at Homestead-Miami Speedway in Homestead, Fla., visit http://www.m1powersports.com/big-kahuna-miami/. For tickets and information about the Triumph Big Kahuna New Orleans, scheduled for October 5 - 7, 2012 as the first professional motorsports event at NOLA Motorsports Park in New Orleans, La., visit http://www.m1powersports.com/big-kahuna-new-orleans/.
About the New Orleans Hotel Collection
The New Orleans Hotel Collection is a group of seven fine hotels in the New Orleans metropolitan region owned by local investors. Comprised of the Bourbon Orleans, Dauphine Orleans, Hotel Mazarin, Wyndham Riverfront, Audubon Cottages, Crowne Plaza New Orleans Airport and Hotel Le Marais, these are boutique and small upscale meeting hotels in prime locations throughout the city. For more information, visit the New Orleans Hotel Collection website at http://www.neworleanshotelcollection.com/.
About M1 PowerSports, formerly M1 Entertainment
A Denver-based company, M1 PowerSports has been working in motorsports for over 16 years. Originally spawned from Daniels Corporation under the name FAST, the fledgling company was heavily involved in television production for car and motorcycle racing. With the birth of Speedvision, FAST morphed into Race Promotion Management (RPM) and is now operating as M1 PowerSports with many of the same staff still in place. We still sell advertising for Speed, sell merchandise under the brand Moto 1 and promote our own events, keeping us busy year-round! For more information, please call 303-377-3278 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.