PARSIPPANY, NJ--(Marketwire - May 2, 2011) - For the second year in a row, Wyndham Hotel Group and its Wyndham Rewards® loyalty program are joining nearly 30 of America's top destinations and travel brands to participate in the Discover America® Daily Getaways summer promotion through which consumers can purchase U.S. travel getaways at significant discounts.
As part of the promotion, on May 4th, Wyndham Hotel Group will be offering 1,698 hotel packages in the form of Wyndham Rewards points that consumers may redeem to create memorable summer experiences at thousands of hotels and resorts. Available exclusively at www.dailygetaways.com, the packages, which will save consumers anywhere from 15 percent to nearly 50 percent off regular hotel prices, include:
With a variety of choices for how points may be used, consumers can redeem at thousands of hotels and resorts in a variety of popular tourist destinations including the Wyndham Lake Buena Vista Resort in Orlando, Fla.; the Ramada Plaza Hotel Anaheim in Anaheim, Calif.; and the Days Inn Virginia Beach Oceanfront in Virginia Beach, Va., to name a few.
"Like so many of the offers found through the Discover America Daily Getaways promotion, these packages are an outstanding value and a great way for new and seasoned travelers alike to experience the breadth of quality hotels and destinations available to them through Wyndham Hotel Group and the Wyndham Rewards loyalty program," said Robin Korman, Wyndham Hotel Group senior vice president of loyalty marketing.
Created by the U.S. Travel Association and sponsored by American Express, the Discover America Daily Getaways promotion runs April 11 through May 13, 2011 and is available exclusively at www.dailygetaways.com. Travelers can save up to 60 percent on airfare, hotels, car rentals, theme park admission and city attraction passes. American Express® Cardmembers save an additional 10 percent off all transactions.
Each day, a special offer from a leading travel brand is unveiled at 12pm EDT and made available for purchase throughout the promotion period, until the inventory is sold-out. Once-in-a-lifetime vacation packages from Greater Miami and The Beaches, FL; Las Vegas, NV; Nashville, TN; Orlando, FL and Philadelphia, PA will also be auctioned weekly. Bids can be placed beginning at 12pm EDT each Monday when a new package is released until bidding is closed that same Friday.
This year, upcoming products will preview in a calendar located on the promotion site, allowing consumers ample time to mark their calendars with reminders to take advantage of these one-of-a-kind-deals. Consumers can also register for daily alerts at www.dailygetaways.com or follow deal announcements on Facebook (DiscoverAmerica.com) and Twitter (@discoveramerica).
Any U.S. resident, age 18 or older, with a major credit card can purchase from this inventory of specially priced travel products.
Wyndham Hotel Group, part of the Wyndham Worldwide (NYSE: WYN) family of companies, is the world's largest hotel company with approximately 7,190 hotels and 609,600 rooms in 66 countries under the hotel brands: Wyndham Hotels and Resorts®, Ramada®, Days Inn®, Super 8®, Wingate by Wyndham®, Baymont Inn & Suites®, Microtel Inns & Suites®, Hawthorn Suites® by Wyndham, TRYP® by Wyndham, Howard Johnson®, Travelodge® and Knights Inn®. In addition, the company has a license agreement to franchise the Planet Hollywood Hotels, Dream® and Night® brands and provide management services globally.
All hotels are independently owned and operated excluding certain Wyndham and international Ramada hotels which are managed by Wyndham Hotel Management, Inc., one of its affiliates or through a joint-venture partner. Wyndham Hotel Group is based in Parsippany, N.J. Additional information is available at www.wyndhamworldwide.com.
Wyndham Rewards, the guest loyalty program of Wyndham Hotel Group, is the world's largest lodging loyalty program as measured by number of participating hotels and offers more than 8 million active members the chance to earn and redeem points for stays at more than 6,500 hotels throughout 36 countries worldwide.
In addition to free stays, members may redeem their points for hundreds of reward options, including free hotel nights with no blackout dates in the U.S. and Canada, airline travel, resort vacations, event tickets, gift certificates for leading retailers and restaurants and more. Free stays start as low as 6,000 points, while other reward options start as low as 2,200 points. In lieu of points, members may also choose to earn airline and rail miles with 20 leading carriers.
The U.S. Travel Association is the national, non-profit organization representing all components of the $704 billion travel industry. U.S. Travel's mission is to increase travel to and within the United States. For more information, visit www.ustravel.org.
Discover America, LLC is a wholly owned entity of the U.S. Travel Association and operates DiscoverAmerica.com, the Official Travel and Tourism Website of the United States, for U.S. resident travelers and for international travelers. The international sites were developed under a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Department of Commerce in the five leading inbound markets to the United States. The website's content is presently available in five languages: English, French, Spanish, German and Japanese. For more information, visit www.DiscoverAmerica.com.