SILVER SPRING, Md., May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Two vacations are better than one! This summer, travelers can earn a free night at more than 1,500 hotels after just two separate stays with Choice Hotels.*
To get their free hotel night, guests need only be a member of the Choice Privileges rewards program and book their stays at ChoiceHotels.com or 800-4CHOICE. After their second stay between May 19 and August 11, 2011, members will earn enough Choice Privileges points to redeem for a free night at more than 1,500 hotels.
"Our guests continue to love our 'Earn a Free Night' promotion so we've decided to bring it back for another travel season," said Greg Brown, vice president of loyalty, promotions and relationship marketing for Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH). "What makes this year's promotion especially unique is that consumers who take advantage of this offer will have more than two years to use the points they earn towards their free night."
Consumers can earn their free night with just two separate stays at more than 4,900 participating U.S. hotels, plus hundreds of international locations. Participating Choice Hotels brands include Comfort Inn, Comfort Suites, Quality, Sleep Inn, Clarion and Cambria Suites, as well as Ascend Collection. Stays at MainStay Suites, Suburban Extended Stay Hotel, Econo Lodge and Rodeway Inn brand hotels also count, as long as each stay is at least two consecutive nights.
Rewards members can also register at ChoiceHotels.com to be eligible for even more free nights. Elite Platinum and Elite Diamond Choice Privileges rewards members can book their stays through any channel and still earn enough rewards points for their free night. For more information, visit www.ChoiceHotels.com.
As a member of the free Choice Privileges rewards program, guests can earn points good towards free nights, airline miles, gift certificates and more while staying at Comfort Inn, Comfort Suites, Quality, Sleep Inn, Clarion, Cambria Suites, MainStay Suites, Suburban Extended Stay Hotel, Econo Lodge, Rodeway Inn or Ascend Collection properties throughout the U.S. (including Hawaii), Canada, Europe, the Middle East, Mexico, Central America, Australasia and the Caribbean.**
Choice Hotels International, Inc. franchises more than 6,100 hotels, representing more than 490,000 rooms, in the United States and more than 30 other countries and territories. As of March 31, 2011, more than 500 hotels were under construction, awaiting conversion or approved for development in the United States, representing more than 40,000 rooms, and approximately 100 hotels, representing approximately 8,400 rooms, were under construction, awaiting conversion or approved for development in more than 20 other countries and territories. The company's Comfort Inn, Comfort Suites, Quality, Sleep Inn, Clarion, Cambria Suites, MainStay Suites, Suburban Extended Stay Hotel, Econo Lodge and Rodeway Inn brands serve guests worldwide. In addition, via its Ascend Collection membership program, travelers in the United States, Canada and the Caribbean have upscale lodging options at historic, boutique and unique hotels.
Additional corporate information may be found on the Choice Hotels International, Inc. Web site, which may be accessed at www.choicehotels.com.
Choice Hotels, Choice Hotels International, Comfort Inn, Comfort Suites, Quality, Sleep Inn, Clarion, Cambria Suites, MainStay Suites, Suburban Extended Stay Hotel, Econo Lodge, Rodeway Inn and Ascend Collectionare proprietary trademarks and service marks of Choice Hotels International.
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*Reservations must be made at ChoiceHotels.com or 800.4CHOICE at qualifying rates and Choice Privileges member number must be provided upon check-in. After a second qualifying stay with arrival between 5/19/11 and 8/11/11, you will be awarded enough bonus points to redeem at the 8,000 point Choice Privileges reward night level. For Econo Lodge®, Rodeway Inn®, Suburban Extended Stay Hotel®, or MainStay Suites® hotels, a stay is defined as two (2) or more consecutive nights at one hotel regardless of check-ins or check-outs. For Comfort Inn®, Comfort Suites®, Quality®, Sleep Inn®, Clarion®, Cambria Suites® or Ascend Collection® hotels, a stay is defined as any number of consecutive nights at one hotel regardless of check-ins or check-outs at any property included in the Choice Privileges program. Members that register for this promotion may earn up to four (4) free nights, Platinum and Diamond members that register for this promotion may earn up to ten (10) free nights, and members that do not register for this promotion may earn up to two (2) free nights. Allow 72 hours from check-out for points to post to your account. You must maintain an address in the U.S. (including U.S. territories) to be eligible for this promotion. For program details, eligible rates, eligible countries and point redemption rules, visit choiceprivileges.com.
**Excluding Cuba, Democratic Republic of Congo, Iran, Liberia, Republic of Côte d'Ivoire, Sudan, Syria and Zimbabwe. Excluding Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway and Sweden. Including Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Papua New Guinea and Fiji.
SOURCE Choice Hotels International, Inc.