See Do Not Disturb! for inspiration.
Entries will be judged by Steven Brandman and Jason Pomeranc of Thompson Hotels; the winner will receive a stay at 6 Columbus in New York City. The winning sign will also be featured in T+L. Entries must be received by July 31, 2005.
GO TO A HOTEL MONTH CONTEST RULES
ELIGIBILITY No purchase is necessary to enter or claim prize. Contest is open to all legal U.S. residents who are at least 18 years of age. Employees of American Express Publishing ("Sponsor") and their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, suppliers, advertising agencies, and the families and persons living in the same household as such employees, are not eligible to participate. The contest is subject to all federal, state, and local laws. Void where prohibited by law.
HOW TO ENTER Mail in an original design of a hotel Do Not Disturb sign no larger than 6" x 14" x 6", together with your name, address, and phone number hand-printed on a three-by-five-inch card, to the following address: "Go to a Hotel Month" Contest, Travel + Leisure, 1120 Ave. of the Americas, New York, NY 10036. To be eligible for contest, all entries must be postmarked and received between May 31, 2005, and July 31, 2005. Limit one entry per person.
SELECTION OF WINNER The winner will be chosen by Steven Brandman and Jason Pomeranc of Thompson Hotels on or about August 8, 2005. The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.
PRIZE One (1) winner will receive a three-night stay (double occupancy) at 6 Columbus in New York City (approximate retail value: $1,200). All federal, state, and local taxes, and all other expenses not expressly listed above are the sole responsibility of the winner, including without limitation airfare to/from New York, ground transportation, and any sundry items and services. Hotel stay is subject to availability. Blackout dates and other restrictions may apply. Prize is nontransferable and may not be substituted or redeemed for cash by winner. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute prize for one of equal or greater value.
ADDITIONAL RULES Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, illegible, mutilated, or misdirected entries. By participating in the contest, you (i) agree to be bound by these official rules and (ii) agree to be bound by the decisions of Sponsor, which are final and binding in all matters relating to the contest. Failure to comply with these official rules may result in disqualification from the contest. The winner will be required to sign a release permitting use of winners name, voice, picture, and/or likeness without compensation and permitting Sponsor to edit, modify, publish, and otherwise use Do Not Disturb sign without compensation. Any Do Not Disturb sign entered in this contest shall remain the exclusive property of the Sponsor and entrant agrees that Sponsor and its designees shall have the perpetual, worldwide right to edit, publish, and use the sign in any way and in any media for trade, advertising, promotional, and/or other purposes as Sponsor may determine in its sole discretion without further consideration to entrant or winner.
WINNERS NAME For names of prizewinner, please send a self-addressed stamped envelope after July 31, 2005, to: "Go to a Hotel Month" Contest Winners, Travel + Leisure, 1120 Ave. of the Americas, New York, NY 10036.