Tuesday, August 30, 2011

ResortQuest® by Wyndham Vacation Rentals to Sponsor Aspen Filmfest  

Vacation rentals provider donates lodging to filmmakers participating in the 33rd annual event and offers 25% off accommodations for cinema fans in Aspen, Colo.

Royal King Suite at
The Inn at Aspen
The Inn at Aspen, a hotel and conference resort professionally managed by ResortQuest® by Wyndham Vacation Rentals, will welcome independent filmmakers and cinema-loving visitors for Aspen Filmfest this September as the changing leaves mark the beginning of autumn in the scenic Rocky Mountain town of Aspen, Colo.

Aspen Filmfest focuses on independent productions from around the world, offering previews of new releases, critically acclaimed documentaries, and features popular on the festival circuit. Guest artists are also always a highlight of the festival. The 33rd annual event will kick off on Wednesday, Sept. 21, and continue through Sunday, Sept. 25, 2011, at the Wheeler Opera House located at 320 East Hyman Ave. in Aspen. Select screenings will also take place at Carbondale’s Crystal Theatre and the new PAC3.

ResortQuest is offering a 25% discount on hotel rooms at The Inn at Aspen for festival attendees. This special rate is available from Tuesday, Sept. 6 through Sunday, Oct. 2.

“There’s a special kind of excitement that surrounds Aspen Filmfest. Naturally, the filmmakers we host at The Inn at Aspen are passionate about their art, but the moviegoers are incredibly insightful as well,” said Katy Martin, Colorado regional marketing director, ResortQuest by Wyndham Vacation Rentals. “A number of audience film favorites chosen at Filmfest have gone on to greater critical acclaim, including the 2009 film Precious, which won two Academy Awards®, and last year’s The King’s Speech, which took home the Oscar® for Best Motion Picture of the Year.”

The Inn at Aspen sits at the base of the Buttermilk Ski Area and is the only Aspen hotel at Buttermilk with ski-in, ski-out access to the Summit Express chairlift, Pup Lift and half-pipe. Amenities at The Inn include an outdoor heated pool, outdoor hot tub, fitness center, on-site Elkhorn restaurant and free wireless Internet access throughout the hotel. Each hotel room features a private patio or balcony with a view of either Buttermilk Ski Resort or the Aspen valley. The Inn at Aspen is located at 38750 Highway 82 in Aspen.

To take advantage of ResortQuest’s Aspen Filmfest lodging discount, guests should call 1-800-230-1894 and mention Promo Code DEAL. Availability is limited and a minimum-night stay and other restrictions apply. More details, including terms and conditions, are available online.

Aspen Filmfest is presented annually by Aspen Film. Established in 1979, Aspen Film is one of Colorado's most active film arts organizations, presenting dynamic programs and featured guest artists throughout the year. Internationally recognized, Aspen Film organizes a major film event in every season, along with an extensive education program: Aspen Filmfest, Academy Screenings, Aspen Shortsfest and Film Educates. With a mission to enlighten, enrich, educate and entertain through film, Aspen Film stimulates thought, encourages dialogue, and broadens understanding of our world and ourselves through the diverse spectrum of ideas presented by filmmakers worldwide. To learn more, visit www.aspenfilm.org.

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