Wyndham Rewards Adds Extra Holidays by Wyndham, Offers 5,000 Point Bonus
PARSIPPANY, NJ--(Marketwire - May 24, 2011) - Wyndham Rewards® members looking to increase their point balance now have the chance to earn 10 points for every dollar spent on stays at world-class timeshare resorts booked through Extra Holidays by Wyndham.
To celebrate the program's newest addition, members who book with Extra Holidays by Wyndham, including resorts in destinations such as Waikiki, Las Vegas and Myrtle Beach, will receive an additional 5,000 Wyndham Rewards points.
Travel must be booked by June 30, 2011 and completed by September 30, 2011. Stays must be a minimum of two nights and be booked using the rate code REWARD. Full terms and conditions are available here.
"Wyndham Rewards already provides more than eight million active members with the chance to earn and redeem points at more hotels and in more destinations than any other program in the world," said Robin Korman, Wyndham Hotel Group senior vice president of loyalty marketing. "By adding the resorts offered through Extra Holidays by Wyndham, we're providing our members one more way to earn more points and faster rewards."
As part of Wyndham Vacation Ownership, the world's largest vacation ownership company, Extra Holidays by Wyndham offers travelers access to exceptional timeshare resorts at destinations throughout the United States, Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico, including resorts such as Wyndham Grand Desert in Las Vegas and Royal Garden at Waikiki.
"We are extremely pleased to offer this rental incentive through our alignment with Wyndham Rewards," said Jeff Myers, Wyndham Vacation Ownership chief sales and marketing officer. "Extra Holidays by Wyndham is a fantastic way for travelers to experience the unique benefits of vacationing in our timeshare resorts, which are located in some of the most highly sought after vacation destinations. This is a great step forward in getting travelers on their next Wyndham Rewards vacation."
Wyndham Vacation Ownership and Wyndham Hotel Group are members of the Wyndham Worldwide family.
About Wyndham Hotel Group
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.
About Wyndham Vacation Ownership
Wyndham Vacation Ownership, a member of the Wyndham Worldwide (NYSE: WYN) family of companies, is the world's largest vacation ownership business, as measured by the number of vacation ownership resorts, individual vacation ownership units and owners of vacation ownership interests. Wyndham Vacation Ownership develops, markets and sells vacation ownership interests and provides consumer financing to owners through its three primary consumer brands, CLUB WYNDHAM®, WorldMark by Wyndham, and Wyndham Vacation Resorts Asia Pacific. As of December 31, 2010, Wyndham Vacation Ownership had developed or acquired over 160 vacation ownership resorts throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean and the South Pacific that represent approximately 20,500 individual vacation ownership units and more than 800,000 owners of vacation ownership interests. Wyndham Vacation Ownership is headquartered in Orlando, Fla., and is supported by approximately 13,300 employees globally.
About Wyndham Rewards
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 redeem points for stays at more than 7,000 hotels throughout 36 countries worldwide.
In addition to free stays, members may redeem their points for hundreds of reward options, including 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. Members may also choose to earn airline and rail miles with 20 leading carriers. More information is available at www.wyndhamrewards.com.