HomeAway built an apartment IN the Eiffel Tower... and we're sending four lucky families to sleep in it

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For the first time in history, HomeAway is letting a few lucky travelers spend the night in the world's most iconic landmark. For a sneak peek, check out the video below or read more about it here.

For more information, visit our press releases or contact the PR team at media@homeaway.com.

Breaking: A family from France made history as the first to spend the night in the Eiffel Tower. Read more 
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About HomeAway

With over 1.2 million paid listings of vacation rental homes in 193 countries, HomeAway makes it easy to find and compare vacation rental homes. Browse News to read the company's latest media coverage, or Press Kit for information about the vacation rental industry, our company and the people who built it.

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“HomeAway is all about helping travelers from around the world make amazing vacation memories. We think the Eiffel Tower is the perfect place to make the most unforgettable vacation memories of all. So many of our travelers fall in love with their vacation rental homes just as much as their vacation destination itself. This is probably the most special 'home' we’ve had the privilege of offering in this fun and exciting way.”

Brian Sharples, HomeAway CEO and co-founder

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“Participating in this project with HomeAway shows the symbolic role the Eiffel Tower plays in Paris tourism. We are proud we can help make so many people dream about this opportunity and we fully support it and all the UEFA EURO 2016 festivities since the global symbol of France is right in the heart of the fan zone.”

Anne Yannic, general director, Eiffel Tower Society

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“Creating a temporary dream vacation property inside this world-renown monument reflects our offering of private and comfortable accommodations perfect for making long-lasting vacation memories. This concept is an extension of our ‘It’s Your Vacation, Why Share It?’ campaign that shows the benefits of whole home vacation rentals.”

Mariano Dima, HomeAway chief marketing officer

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“During the UEFA EURO 2016™, France and Paris will welcome more than eight million tourists from all around the globe, but only four lucky travelers will have the chance to sleep in the Eiffel Tower apartment for a night. This is a once-in-a-lifetime vacation and we are excited to make this a reality for our HomeAway travelers. We are proud to support tourism in the French capital and allow travelers to enjoy the magic of Paris with your family and friends.”

Vincent Wermus, director, HomeAway France

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“Paris is the number-one travel destination for HomeAway travelers in Europe and a top destination worldwide. These activities at the Eiffel Tower complement our sponsorship of the UEFA EURO 2016™ as the official national accommodations provider for fans and they underscore our commitment to promote France as a premier travel destination.”

Amelie Malfoy, senior marketing director, HomeAway Europe

About the Eiffel Tower

Located on the Champ de Mars in Paris, France, the Eiffel Tower is one of the most well-known structures in the world. French engineer and bridge builder Alexander Gustave Eiffel designed the Eiffel Tower to celebrate the 100th year anniversary of the French Revolution. Since opening in 1889, more than 250 million visitors have visited the tower, with more than 7 million people visiting the tower each year.