PALMA DE MALLORCA, Spain, Feb. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- International hospitality chain IBEROSTAR Hotels & Resorts and Zale Corporation (NYSE: ZLC) today launched their search for "The Most Epic Proposal Ever." Today through February 28, 2013, entrants can upload videos to www.zales.com/epicproposal detailing how they would stage the most elaborate, over-the-top, creative and romantic marriage proposal at an IBEROSTAR resort in paradise. One Grand Prize winner, as chosen by a panel of judges, will enjoy red carpet treatment as Zale and IBEROSTAR come together to turn their proposal dream into a blissful reality, guiding the winner through the entire engagement journey.
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"The Most Epic Proposal Ever" was inspired by the growing trend of elaborate marriage proposal videos going viral on the Internet. Ranging from men creating their own short films to organizing flashmobs and choreographing dance routines, these entertaining and heartfelt proposals are garnering millions of views on websites such as YouTube, Facebook and Vimeo.
The grand prize winner will receive a Zale Celebration Fire™ diamond engagement ring, wedding bands for the bride and groom, and a 5-day/4-night trip for two to the luxurious, adults-only IBEROSTAR Grand Hotel Paraiso, an all-inclusive resort in beautiful Riviera Maya, Mexico. The total grand prize package is valued at over USD $19,000. Aspiring to provide the ultimate engagement experience, the resort's staff will work with the winner to pull out all of the stops and plan a truly epic proposal, while keeping everything a surprise from the winner's sweetheart. The magic moment will be recorded and shared online by Zale and IBEROSTAR this spring so that the world can share in their happiness.Additionally, Zale and IBEROSTAR will offer a first prize winner (the first runner-up) a Zale Celebration 102™ engagement ring and a 4-day/3-night stay at the IBEROSTAR Grand Hotel Paraiso, and a second prize winner (the second runner-up), a Zale Celebration Grand™ engagement ring and a 4-day/3-night stay at the four-star, all-inclusive IBEROSTAR Cancun.