MCLEAN, Va. - Leave the cranberry sauce and stuffing at home, and pack your bags this Thanksgiving!  Homewood Suites by Hilton, Hilton Worldwide's international brand of upscale, all-suite, extended-stay hotels, is offering one lucky grand prize winner a trip to New York City to watch the brand's signature Lewis the Duck "On the Roll Again" float waddle down 34th Street live during the 87th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade®

One grand prize winner will receive airfare for four to New York City, three nights hotel accommodation, four tickets to the 2013 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, roundtrip airport, transportation and $1,000 spending money.

Parade fans could win a trip to the "Big Apple" to see the Lewis the Duck float and the storied Thanksgiving Day tradition by entering on the official contest entry page.  Promotional information can also be found on the Homewood Suites website or on the Homewood Suites Facebook and Twitter pages. 

Entrants who share the sweepstakes with friends on Twitter or via email after registering can earn another entry, and any guest who books a stay at any Hilton Worldwide property between August 5 and September 20 will automatically be given one additional entry per night booked, while a stay at Homewood Suites qualifies the guest for two entries per night booked.**

Entering its fourth year, the Homewood Suites "On the Roll Again" float places the brand's mascot, Lewis the Duck, on Thanksgiving's biggest stage.  Including Lewis, his wife Lois, son Lance and daughter Lisa, the float has featured performances from Kylie Minogue, China Ann McClain and Karmin.  Lewis the Duck is also featured in Homewood Suites' four-title children's book series, interactive Lewis the Duck online game, Lewis the Duck activity book, and is the inspiration for Homewood Suites' seven Learning Libraries that have been opened across the U.S. in partnership with children's advocacy group Books for Kids.

For more information on this promotion, as well as full promotional terms and conditions, please visit https://homewoodsuites.promo.eprize.com/giveaway/

Learn more about Homewood Suites by Hilton at www.homewoodsuites.com and news.homewoodsuites.com

Contacts:
Jennifer Hughes
Homewood Suites
(901) 374-6518
Jennifer.Hughes@hilton.com

About Homewood Suites by Hilton
Homewood Suites by Hilton is an upscale, all-suite, residential-style hotel with more than 300 hotels open in the United States, Mexico and Canada. Voted "Top Extended-Stay" hotel by J.D. Power and Associates, Homewood Suites by Hilton is the first choice for guests seeking comfortable, home-like accommodations when traveling for an extended stay. Beyond its spacious suites, which feature separate living and sleeping areas, and fully equipped kitchens with full sized refrigerators, additional value-driven amenities include: complimentary Internet, a daily full-hot breakfast, and healthy, delicious evening meals with drinks every Monday-Thursday. The brand is focused on guest satisfaction and stands behind each stay with its 100% Suite Assurance® guarantee. For more information, please visit www.homewoodsuites.com

*Service of alcohol subject to state and local laws.  Must be of legal drinking age.

 ** NO PURCHASE NECESSARY.  A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.  LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE 50 UNITED STATES (D.C.), PUERTO RICO, AND CANADA 18 YEARS AND OLDER.  VOID IN QUEBEC AND WHERE PROHIBITED. Sweepstakes begins 8/5/13 and ends 9/20/13. For Official Rules, alternate method of entry, prize descriptions and odds disclosure, visit http://homewoodsuites.promo.eprize.com/giveaway/. If Canadian resident, mathematical skill-testing question must be correctly answered to win.   1 Grand Prize (approximate retail value: $6807 USD) available to be won.  Sponsor: Hilton Worldwide, Inc., 7930 Jones Branch Drive, McLean, VA 22102.  U.S.A.

About Hilton Worldwide
Hilton Worldwide is a leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and mid-priced hotels. For 94 years, Hilton Worldwide has offered business and leisure travelers the finest in accommodations, service, amenities and value. The company is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences across its global brands. Its brands are comprised of more than 4,000 hotels and timeshare properties, with more than 650,000 rooms in 90 countries and territories and include Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Hilton Hotels & Resorts, DoubleTree by Hilton, Embassy Suites Hotels, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton Hotels, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Home2 Suites by Hilton and Hilton Grand Vacations. The company also manages the world-class guest reward program Hilton HHonors®.Visit www.hiltonworldwide.com for more information and connect with Hilton Worldwide at www.facebook.com/hiltonworldwide, www.twitter.com/hiltonworldwide, www.youtube.com/hiltonworldwide, www.flickr.com/hiltonworldwide and www.linkedin.com/company/hilton-worldwide

About Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade
With more than 50 million viewers across the country and more than 3.5 million spectators that line up along the streets of New York City each year, the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade is a national icon that has grown into a world-famous holiday event. For more than 85 years, the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade has marked the official start of the holiday season. Growing in size and scale, the Parade proudly marches down a more than 2-mile route in New York City with more than 8,000 participants in tow including Macy's employees, their families, celebrities, athletes, clowns and dance groups spreading holiday cheer.  The Parade also features America's best marching bands, fabulous floats and Macy's signature giant helium character balloons.  For more information on the Macy's Parade please visit www.macys.com/parade or call the Parade hotline at (212) 494-4495.