AIM BRINGS TOGETHER TELEVISA AND GRUPO CHESPIRITO TO LAUNCH AIRBNB IN MEXICO
Airbnb turns famous El Chavo neighborhood into a rental accommodation.
For one night, 3 people will have the opportunity to stay in a private room, enjoy dinner, and experience the original on set displays from the series with Roberto Gomez Fernandez, the son of the famous Mexican comedian.
This Friday, Airbnb, the online accommodation website, launched a contest to convert the neighborhood of El Chavo del 8 into an exclusive overnight lodging facility.
The winner, with 2 guests, will have the opportunity to enjoy on November 21 an overnight stay in the famous neighborhood.
Roberto Gomez Fernandez, son of the Mexican comedian, will be on hand as the host and bring to life the main character of the series, whom was an 8 year old boy that escaped from an orphanage and will provide a private tour of a gallery filled with memories and unique items such as the typewriter where “Chespirito” created his stories or the original barrel fondly remembered by Mexican and International viewers.
“Mexican households have opened their homes to El Chavo del 8 for decades, now it is an honor for Airbnb to be the vehicle to open the doors of its neighborhood” Jordi Torres General Manager of Airbnb for Latin America stated in a release.
The experience also includes a dinner and outdoor viewing of the best chapters of the series while enjoying churros with hot chocolate.
This unforgettable series has endured as one of the most recognized and successful series of the Hispanic community, without mentioning the important impact it made on the Latino America culture, expressed Airbnb in their release.
How can you participate?
Those interested in participating in this experience from Airbnb must access the page for El Chavo del Ocho on the Airbnb website and contact the host, Roberto Gomez Fernandez. In a brief and detailed manner explain why you would like to spend the night in the famous neighborhood.
The deadline for accepting applications is November 15 before 11:59pm.
Participation is limited to residents of Mexico and only one winner will be chosen, plus their two guests.
To learn details of this contest and official rules, click here.