Fandango signs first-ever agreement with National Amusements
Fandango, the world’s leading online movie ticketer, announced today the company’s first-ever agreement with major theatre circuit National Amusements, Inc. for ticketing at nearly 400 screens throughout the Northeast.
In addition to adding National Amusements’ Showcase Cinemas, Fandango has added more than 1,500 new screens from more than a dozen exhibitors across the country over the past year, bringing its worldwide screen count to more than 40,000 screens.
“Fandango is proud to represent National Amusements’ Showcase Cinemas and further serve moviegoers throughout the Northeast with our leading-edge movie discovery and ticketing innovations,” said Fandango senior VP and chief commerce officer Kevin Shepela. “By enabling Showcase Cinemas customers to quickly and easily discover movies and buy tickets on the latest online, mobile, social, AI bot and voice assistant platforms, we believe we can help drive even more moviegoers into their theatres for many years to come.”
With amenities including reserved seating, power-operated recliners, lobby bars that allow guests to take a drink to their seat, full-service restaurants, and the premium formats XPlus, MX4D and IMAX available at many locations, Showcase Cinemas allows guests to customize their moviegoing experience.
"We look forward to working with Fandango to bring our superior entertainment experience, showtimes and tickets to millions of additional moviegoers across Fandango’s digital platforms,” said Mark Malinowski, VP of marketing at National Amusements. “With the continued rise of advance ticketing and reserved seating, we know many of our customers want to use Fandango as part of their moviegoing planning process. Through this new partnership with the industry leader in both innovation and customer service, we are excited to now offer our customers the option to seamlessly purchase Showcase tickets through Fandango.