TRIPREWARDS PROMOTION OFFERS GIFT CARDS AND CHANCES TO WIN FREE GAS
Parsippany, NJ (October 5, 2006) –
From now through Dec. 28, TripRewards® members who stay twice in any of the loyalty program's affiliated hotels in the United States and Canada automatically will earn enough points for a $25 gift card as part of the new promotion.
As an added bonus, all TripRewards members who register for the promotion automatically will be entered to win one of 50 free-gas-for-one-year awards, valued at up to $1,500.
TripRewards members will receive bonus points for completing two separate hotel stays of any length during the promotional period at any participating Ramada®, Super 8®, Days Inn®, Wingate Inn®, Baymont Inn & Suites®, Howard Johnson®, AmeriHost Inn® or Knights Inn® hotel in the United States or Canada and Travelodge® hotels in the United States.
Bonus points can be redeemed at http://www.triprewards.com/ for a $25 gift card good at many popular restaurants and stores in the United States including Olive Garden®, Chili's®, Macy's®, Target® and Best Buy.
Current TripRewards members can register for the promotion online at http://www.triprewards.com/.
Consumers who wish to participate in the promotion but are not current TripRewards members must first join the TripRewards program and then register for the promotion. Official rules regarding the promotion as well as information on how to join the program can be found at http://www.triprewards.com/. There is no fee to join the TripRewards program or to register for the promotion.
The TripRewards program, the world's largest hotel loyalty program based on the number of participating hotels, is affiliated with more than 6,000 hotels worldwide and features points-earning opportunities with 43 other brands and 270 point-redemption options.
Its more than 5.2 million active members may elect to earn TripRewards points, airline miles including Aeroplan miles or rail points for stays at Ramada, Super 8, Days Inn, Wingate Inn, Baymont Inn & Suites, Howard Johnson, AmeriHost Inn or Knights Inn hotels in the United States or Canada and Travelodge hotels in the United States.
The program's "open earn" structure allows members faster access to point earning by staying in Wyndham Worldwide-franchised hotels, renting Avis® and Budget® rental cars and purchasing everyday products and services from earning partners.
Likewise, TripRewards members can redeem their points for either hotel stays – with no blackout dates – or rewards including airline tickets, resort vacations, electronics, sporting goods, movie and theme park tickets and gift certificates.
About Wyndham Hotel Group
Wyndham Hotel Group, one of three principal components of Wyndham Worldwide (NYSE:WYN), encompasses more than 6,400 franchised and managed hotels and 535,000 hotel rooms worldwide. Through Wyndham Hotel Group, RCI Global Vacation Network and Wyndham Vacation Ownership, Wyndham Worldwide offers individual consumers and business-to-business customers a broad suite of hospitality products and services across various accommodation alternatives and price ranges through its premier portfolio of world-renowned brands. RCI Global Vacation Network offers its more than 3 million members access to approximately 55,000 vacation properties located in more than 100 countries. Wyndham Vacation Ownership develops, markets and sells vacation ownership interests and provides consumer financing to owners through its network of more than 140 vacation ownership resorts serving more than 750,000 owners throughout North America, the Caribbean and the South Pacific. Wyndham Worldwide, headquartered in Parsippany, N.J., employs approximately 28,800 employees globally.
Senior Manager, Consumer Media Relations
Wyndham Hotel Group
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Parsippany, NJ 07054
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