PARSIPPANY, NJ - (Marketwire - Oct 2, 2012) - Travelers can comfortably extend business trips or get away for a relaxing and free vacation thanks to the "Extended Vacation" sweepstakes from Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham®, which will award four travelers with up to 30 complimentary room nights at participating hotels across the country.
Now through Oct. 18, 2012, consumers can enter for the chance to win one of four prizes by visiting and "liking" the brand's newly launched Facebook page at www.facebook.com/hawthorn. Free nights will be awarded in the form of Wyndham Rewards® loyalty points. Wyndham Rewards is the guest loyalty program of Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham and Wyndham Hotel Group and is the world's largest lodging loyalty program as measured by number of participating hotels, offering more than seven million active members the chance to earn and redeem points for stays at more than 6,500 hotels throughout more than 50 countries worldwide.
Throughout the sweepstakes period, the extended stay hotel brand will put one prize of free room nights up for grabs each week; each prize will be given to one randomly selected winner. The prize structure is as follows:
Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham will also be extending free nights to America's military service members through the "Extended Vacation" sweepstakes. For every free night awarded to sweepstakes winners, the brand will donate the same number of room nights in the form of Wyndham Rewards points, for a total of 54 nights, to Hotels for Heroes. A Fisher House™ Foundation, Inc. program, Hotels for Heroes provides free hotel rooms through donations from individual travelers to wounded, injured and ill military men and women who are undergoing treatment at a military or VA medical center.
"Whether staying for three nights or three weeks, guests will find a warm, inviting atmosphere at Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham that allows them to work and rest comfortably while maintaining their usual routines while on the road," said Wendi Mazzucco, senior director of marketing for Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham. "The 'Extended Stay' sweepstakes is a win-win for all: it gives travelers the chance to stay with us longer at no extra cost and it also gives us the chance to help the brave military men and women who have served our country."
Winners can book their free room nights by redeeming the awarded Wyndham Rewards points for stays at participating Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham properties throughout the United States.
The "Extended Vacation" sweepstakes is open to all legal residents of the fifty United States and the District of Columbia ages 18 and older. Grand prize winners must be enrolled in the Wyndham Rewards loyalty program to receive and redeem points and can do so for free at www.wyndhamrewards.com. Blackout dates, restrictions and additional fees may apply. Additional information, including sweepstakes official rules, can be found at www.facebook.com/hawthorn.
Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham® is a chain of extended stay hotels that provide an ideal atmosphere and a home-away-from-home for today's extended stay guests. Hotels feature spacious studio, one- and two-bedroom suites with fully equipped kitchens, complimentary high-speed wireless Internet access, guest laundry, on-site business services, free hot breakfast buffet daily and evening social hours. Select properties allow pets and offer meeting and fitness facilities, swimming pools, and convenience store items. Guests can save more when they stay longer with extended stay rates.
All Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham hotels are either franchised by Hawthorn Suites Franchising, Inc., a subsidiary of Wyndham Hotel Group and parent company Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (NYSE: WYN), or managed by an affiliate of Wyndham Hotel Group, LLC. Reservations and information are available by calling (800) 337-0202 or by visiting www.hawthorn.com.
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Wyndham Hotel Group
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Parsippany, N.J. 07054