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Travelers Earn Free Nights Fast With Fall Promotion From Choice Hotels

Choice Privileges Surpasses 18 Million Members Worldwide

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ROCKVILLE, Md., Sept. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Free is easy, thanks to a fall travel promotion that kicks off opening registration today from Choice Hotels International (NYSE: CHH).

Starting Sept. 5, 2013, when U.S. and Canadian members of the Choice Privileges rewards program  register and take two separate qualifying trips at more than 5,500 hotels worldwide, they can earn a free night at over 1,500 participating Choice Hotels properties throughout North America.* This offer is valid on trips from Sept. 5Nov. 13, 2013, and guests can earn unlimited free nights during the promotion period.

"We're delighted to bring our 'Two Trips One Night Free' promotion back by popular demand," said Greg Brown, vice president of loyalty, promotion and relationship marketing for Choice Hotels. "Our guests are always on the lookout for great value, and it doesn't get much better than free. Fall is a wonderful time to travel, and this promotion helps our loyal guests earn free nights faster than many other hotel rewards programs."

Qualifying for the "Two Trips One Night Free" promotion is quick and easy. Guests must be members of the Choice Privileges rewards program and register before their first trip at ChoiceHotels.com.  Additionally, they must make their reservations at ChoiceHotels.com or at 800.4CHOICE. After their second qualifying trip, with arrival between Sept. 5Nov. 13, 2013, guests will receive enough Choice Privileges rewards points to redeem for one free night at more than 1,500 participating Choice Hotels properties in the U.S. Corporate travelers can make their reservations through a travel agent or their corporate booking system.

Participating Choice Hotels brands are easy on the wallet too. They include: Comfort Inn, Comfort Suites, Quality, Sleep Inn, Clarion and Cambria Suites as well as Ascend Hotel Collection member hotels. Trips with MainStay Suites, Suburban Extended Stay Hotel, Econo Lodge and Rodeway Inn brand hotels are also eligible, providing each trip is a minimum of two consecutive nights. Plus, guests enjoy perks like free breakfast, free Wi-Fi and free parking at most Choice Hotels locations.

The "Two Trips One Night Free" promotion allows Elite Diamond and Elite Platinum members to make their reservations directly with a hotel. If they book through ChoiceHotels.com, however, they will receive 100 additional Choice Privileges points with every qualifying trip.

Choice Privileges has just surpassed 18 million members worldwide, making it one of the travel industry's fastest growing rewards programs. Membership is free, and members earn points redeemable for free nights, airline miles, gift cards and more.

During the past six years, membership in Choice Privileges has tripled with members in more than 150 countries. The rewards are wide in reach too, with members earning points in 25 countries worldwide. The fast growth of the Choice Privileges rewards program speaks to the program's value-rich promotions and speed in awarding free nights – exemplified by the new "Two Trips One Night Free" promotion – as well as its convenience, with members earning points while staying at more than 5,500 domestic hotels in the Choice family of brands. For more information, visit http://www.ChoicePrivileges.com.

*Free night is based on an 8,000 point Choice Privileges reward night level.  Members must register at ChoiceHotels.com before arrival and book their stays at ChoiceHotels.com or 800.4CHOICE at qualifying rates. Members may also book through a travel agent or corporate online booking system. Choice Privileges member number must be provided upon check-in. After a second qualifying trip with arrival between 9/5/13 and 11/13/13, you will be awarded a minimum of 5,000 and maximum of 8,000 bonus points, depending on how many base points were earned from your two (2) separate qualified stays. These bonus points will allow redemption for a free night at the 8,000-reward night level at over 1,500 hotels. A free night at most Choice Privileges locations requires more than 8,000 points.  Choice Privileges Diamond and Platinum members who register and book through ChoiceHotels.com will receive an additional 100 Choice Privileges bonus points with every qualified stay during the promotional period. For Comfort Inn, Comfort Suites, Quality, Sleep Inn, Clarion, Cambria Suites or Ascend Hotel Collection hotels, a trip is defined as a stay that is any number of consecutive nights at one hotel regardless of check-ins or checkouts.  For Econo Lodge, Rodeway Inn, Suburban Extended Stay Hotel, or MainStay Suites hotels, a trip is defined as a stay that is two (2) or more consecutive nights at one hotel regardless of check-ins or checkouts.  Allow 72 hours from checkout for points to post.  You must maintain an address in the U.S. (including U.S. territories) or Canada to be eligible for this promotion.  For Choice Privileges program details, eligible rates, eligible countries and point redemption rules, visit choiceprivileges.com.

About Choice Hotels
Choice Hotels International, Inc. franchises more than 6,200 hotels, representing more than 500,000 rooms, in the United States and more than 30 other countries and territories.  As of June 30, 2013, 365 hotels, representing more than 29,000 rooms, were under construction, awaiting conversion or approved for development in the United States.  Additionally, 83 hotels, representing approximately 7,200 rooms, were under construction, awaiting conversion or approved for development in more than 15 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, as well as its Ascend Hotel Collection membership program, serve guests worldwide.

Choice Hotels International offers the Choice Privileges rewards program. With more than 18 million members worldwide, is one of the fastest growing hotel loyalty programs in the travel industry.

Additional corporate information can be found on the Choice Hotels International, Inc. web site, which may be accessed at www.choicehotels.com.

Choice Hotels, Choice Hotels International, Choice Privileges, Comfort Inn, Comfort Suites, Quality, Sleep Inn, Clarion, Cambria Suites, MainStay Suites, Suburban Extended Stay Hotel, Econo Lodge, Rodeway Inn and Ascend Hotel Collection are proprietary trademarks and service marks of Choice Hotels International, Inc.

© 2013 Choice Hotels International, Inc.  All rights reserved.

SOURCE Choice Hotels International, Inc.



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