PARSIPPANY, NJ--(Marketwire - Apr 19, 2012) - Wyndham Hotel Group, the world's largest hotel company with over 7,200 hotels, today announced that its loyalty program, Wyndham Rewards®, has joined over 20 of America's top travel brands participating in the 2012 U.S. Travel Association Daily Getaways summer promotion, offering consumers travel packages at significantly discounted prices.
Participating in the promotion for the third consecutive year, Wyndham Rewards is offering 2,000 hotel packages in the form of 60 million Wyndham Rewards points that members may redeem at thousands of hotels and resorts across the country. Available exclusively at www.DailyGetaways.com, the packages will go on sale on April 23 at 1pm EDT, saving travelers anywhere from 15 percent to nearly 50 percent off regular hotel prices and include:
Facebook fans of Wyndham Rewards' page will be able to purchase select packages during the presale at noon on April 23.
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 Hotel Galvez & Spa, A Wyndham Grand Hotel in Galveston, Texas; Ramada Gaslamp Convention Center in San Diego, California; and the Super 8 Savannah in Savannah, Georgia, to name a few.
"We are pleased to again partner with the U.S. Travel Association to help promote travel within our 50 great states," said Robin Korman, Wyndham Hotel Group senior vice president of loyalty marketing and strategic partnerships. "These packages not only provide consumers with terrific value, but they also give travelers the opportunity to experience the breadth of quality hotels and destinations available to them through Wyndham Hotel Group and the Wyndham Rewards loyalty program."
Created by the U.S. Travel Association and sponsored by American Express, the Daily Getaways promotion runs April 9 through May 11, 2012 and is available exclusively at www.DailyGetaways.com. Travelers can save up to 40 percent on 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 1pm EDT on www.DailyGetaways.com and made available for purchase throughout the promotion period, until the inventory is sold-out. Bids can be placed beginning at 1pm EDT each Monday when a new package is released until bidding is closed that same Friday.
Interested travelers are also able to utilize the calendar feature on the promotion site that allows them to preview upcoming products and set friendly reminders to bid on specific deals when they become available. Consumers can register for daily alerts at www.DailyGetaways.com or follow deal announcements on Twitter at @dailygetaways.
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 7,205 hotels and approximately 613,100 rooms in 66 countries under the hotel brands: Wyndham Hotels and Resorts®, Ramada®, Days Inn®, Super 8®, Wingate by Wyndham®, Baymont Inn & Suites®, Microtel Inn & Suites® by Wyndham, Hawthorn Suites® by Wyndham, TRYP by Wyndham™, Howard Johnson®, Travelodge® and Knights Inn®. In addition, the company has license agreements 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 TRYP by Wyndham hotels as well as certain international Ramada, Days Inn and Super 8 hotels, which may be managed by one of the affiliates of Wyndham Hotel Group. Wyndham Hotel Group is based in Parsippany, N.J. Additional information is available at www.wyndhamworldwide.com. For more information about hotel franchising opportunities visit www.whgdevelopment.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 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. For more information about registering for a free Wyndham Rewards membership, please visit www.WyndhamRewards.com.
The U.S. Travel Association is the national, non-profit organization representing all components of the travel industry that generates $1.9 trillion in economic output and supports 14.4 million jobs. U.S. Travel's mission is to increase travel to and within the United States. For more information, visit www.ustravel.org.
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