November 24, 2014 // Franchising.com // PARSIPPANY, N.J. – Hate long lines and crowded stores but love nabbing a great deal? This year, skip the Black Friday chaos and instead, score 50 percent off your next hotel stay with Howard Johnson and its annual Orange Wednesday promotion.
Howard Johnson Orange WednesdayAvailable exclusively on December 3, 2014-the first Wednesday after Thanksgiving and unofficially Orange Wednesday-travelers can save 50 percent off the rate of the day when they call to book an upcoming stay, up to three consecutive nights, at any of more than 40 participating Howard Johnson hotels throughout the U.S. and Canada.
"Everyone knows the holiday shopping season swings into full force after Thanksgiving ," said Mike Mueller, Howard Johnson brand senior vice president. "This year, instead of putting yourself through the shopping gauntlet, why not take that time to plan an upcoming getaway with family or friends? With Orange Wednesday, you don’t just get a great hotel but also an amazing deal."
To book the Orange Wednesday rate, travelers should first visit
www.hojo.com/orangewednesday, where they can view a complete list of participating hotels and make note of the phone number for the property they’d like to book. Then, between 12:01 a.m. and 11:59 p.m. EST on December 3, they need only call the hotel directly and request a reservation under the Orange Wednesday rate.
Stays made under the Orange Wednesday rate must be completed by March 3, 2015. Participating hotels will take a maximum of five reservations each and travelers are limited to one reservation of one room. Blackout dates apply. For full terms and conditions, visit www.hojo.com/orangewednesday.
Part of Wyndham Hotel Group, the Howard Johnson® hotel brand is a global chain of nearly 440 hotels with locations around the world, most of which offer an array of complimentary amenities including free Wi-Fi and free Rise & Dine® continental breakfast. Many properties also offer meeting and fitness facilities, swimming pools and the opportunity to earn and redeem points through Wyndham Rewards®, the brand’s guest loyalty program. Travelers can join the free program at
www.wyndhamrewards.com. This year marks the hotel brand’s 60th anniversary.
Each Howard Johnson hotel is independently owned and operated under franchise agreements with Howard Johnson International, a subsidiary of Wyndham Hotel Group and parent company Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (NYSE: WYN). Reservations and information are available by visiting www.hojo.com.
Wyndham Hotel Group is the world’s largest hotel company with approximately 7,590 hotels and over 655,300 rooms in 71 countries. Additional information is available at www.wyndhamworldwide.com. For more information about hotel franchising opportunities visit www.whgdevelopment.com.
SOURCE Howard Johnson