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April 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Office of TourismOhio,
McDonald's restaurants of
Ohio and Coca-Cola announced the launch of
Discover Ohio To Go, a first-of-its-kind promotion designed to provide travelers with exclusive discounts at some of
Ohio's most popular tourism attractions. Customers who purchase a large soft drink or iced tea beverage at participating Ohio McDonald's locations
between April 29 and June 9 can redeem the cup at participating tourism attractions for discounts on admission, lodging and more. The discounts are available for redemption at more than a dozen tourism attractions throughout the spring and summer.
McDonald's restaurants are a stop for many
Ohio travelers, and working with
McDonald's and Coca-Cola allows us to provide those travelers with exclusive deals to help them stretch their travel budgets and maybe stay an extra night," said Interim State Tourism Director
Pat Barker. "This program also is launching at a perfect time of year to help stimulate some early
Ohio travel planning."
Travelers can visit
www.DiscoverOhioToGo.com to find a full list of discounts and deals, as well as a list of nearly 400 participating
McDonald's locations. To receive the discount, travelers should follow directions on the website for each offer and present the clean, empty cup upon arrival at participating attractions, including:
"Our partnership with TourismOhio and Coca-Cola is an extension of our commitment to providing a great overall experience for our customers," said
Shirley Rogers-Reece, vice president and general manager,
McDonald's Ohio Region. "In addition to quality food and beverages, this promotion allows
McDonald's to provide our guests with an added value they won't find at other restaurants."
"As a long-time partner of
McDonald's, the Discover Ohio To Go partnership offers a great opportunity for Coca-Cola to provide ice-cold refreshment to on-the-go road trippers this spring and summer," said
Pete Maguire, Coca-Cola Business Development Director. "We're proud to support TourismOhio and create moments of happiness for
Ohio travelers this year."
Specially marked "Discover Ohio To Go" cups are available at participating
McDonald's locations while supplies last in
For more ideas on
Ohio vacations and to begin building a trip itinerary, visit
DiscoverOhio.com, join the conversation on Twitter with
@DiscoverOhio using #OH2GO, or like TourismOhio on
About the Office of TourismOhioThe
Office of TourismOhio is the premier source of information for travelers and media about
Ohio's vibrant tourism experiences, attractions and economy. Tourism marketing programs contributed to an estimated
$40 billion in sales from visitor spending in 2011. A part of the Ohio Development Services Agency, the Office's mission is to market and celebrate
Ohio's unique travel opportunities and promote the State's outstanding quality of life.
USA, LLC, is the leading foodservice provider in
the United States serving a variety of wholesome foods made from quality ingredients to more than 25 million customers every day. Nearly 90 percent of
McDonald's 14,000 U.S. restaurants are independently owned and operated by local businessmen and women. Customers can now log online for free at any of the 11,500 participating Wi- Fi enabled
McDonald's U.S. restaurants. For more information, visit
www.mcdonalds.com, or follow us on Twitter (
@McDonalds) and Facebook (
Facebook.com/McDonalds) for updates on our business, promotions and products.
About The Coca-Cola CompanyThe Coca-Cola Company (NYSE: KO) is the world's largest beverage company, refreshing consumers with more than 500 sparkling and still brands. Led by Coca-Cola, the world's most valuable brand, our Company's portfolio features
16 billion-dollar brands including Diet Coke, Fanta, Sprite, Coca-Cola Zero, vitaminwater, Powerade, Minute Maid, Simply,
Del Valle. Globally, we are the No. 1 provider of sparkling beverages, ready-to-drink coffees, and juices and juice drinks. Through the world's largest beverage distribution system, consumers in more than 200 countries enjoy our beverages at a rate of more than 1.8 billion servings a day. With an enduring commitment to building sustainable communities, our Company is focused on initiatives that reduce our environmental footprint, support active, healthy living, create a safe, inclusive work environment for our associates, and enhance the economic development of the communities where we operate. Together with our bottling partners, we rank among the world's top 10 private employers with more than 700,000 system associates. For more information, visit Coca-Cola Journey
www.coca-colacompany.com, follow us on Twitter at
twitter.com/CocaColaCo or check out our blog, Coca-Cola Unbottled, at
SOURCE Office of TourismOhio