Travelers Earn $50 Gift Cards With Summer Travel Promotion From Choice Hotels

ROCKVILLE, Md., May 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Two Stays Pays. That's the gist of a summer travel promotion launching today from Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH).

This summer, guests who are members of the Choice Privileges® rewards program, register for the promotion and take two separate qualifying trips at any of the more than 5,500 participating Choice Hotels properties will earn enough bonus Choice Privileges rewards points to redeem for a $50 gift card for a participating restaurant, retail store, or gas station. Participating Choice Hotels brands 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, provided each trip is a minimum of two consecutive nights.

There's no limit to the number of $50 gift cards Choice Privileges members can earn during this promotion. Whether planning to head to the beach, the mountains, or a bustling city, members will get more bang for the buck with the Two Stays Pays promotion.

"We introduced 'Two Stays Pays' last summer, and our guests responded so enthusiastically that we're bringing it back by popular demand," said Greg Brown, vice president of loyalty, promotion and relationship marketing for Choice Hotels. "The promotion is a hit because it gives our loyal guests extra funds to spend on the rest of their vacation."

To qualify, travelers must be members of the Choice Privileges rewards program, register before their first trip at ChoiceHotels.com and make their reservations at ChoiceHotels.com or through 800.4CHOICE. After their second qualifying trip with arrival between May 23 and August 21, 2013, members will earn enough Choice Privileges points to redeem for a $50 gift card until November 1, 2013.*

Many Choice Hotels properties offer high-value extras, including free Wi-Fi, free breakfast and free parking. The portfolio is comprised of well-known and wallet-friendly brands: Comfort Inn, Comfort Suites, Quality, Sleep Inn, Clarion, Cambria Suites, MainStay Suites, Suburban Extended Stay Hotel, Econo Lodge, Rodeway Inn and Ascend Hotel Collection.

With more than 17 million members worldwide, Choice Privileges is one of the travel industry's fastest growing rewards programs. Membership is free and offers points redeemable for free nights, airline miles, gift cards and more while staying at more than 5,500 Choice Privileges hotels in the Choice family of brands worldwide.

The Two Stays Pays promotion is open to residents of the United States and Canada who travel throughout North America, Europe**, Mexico, Central America, Australasia and the Caribbean.  For more information or to register for this promotion, visit ChoiceHotels.com from May 23 through August 21, 2013.

*Member must register at ChoiceHotels.com before arrival and book their trips at ChoiceHotels.com or 800.4CHOICE at qualifying rates. Member 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 5/23/13 and 8/21/13, member will be awarded enough bonus points to reach the 8,000 point level, which can be redeemed until 11/1/13 for one (1) $50 gift card at defined retailers on ChoiceHotels.com/giftcard.  Only members earning this bonus qualify to redeem for the $50 gift card. Only members that register for the promotion are eligible to earn the defined promotional gift cards during the promotion. Terms and conditions apply to $50 gift card options. See card for details. 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 trip 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 check-outs.  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 check-outs. Allow 72 hours from check-out 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.

**Europe excludes Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway and Sweden.

About Choice Hotels
Choice Hotels International, Inc. franchises over 6,200 hotels, representing more than 500,000 rooms, in the United States and more than 30 other countries and territories.  As of March 31, 2013, 395 hotels, representing more than 30,000 rooms, were under construction, awaiting conversion or approved for development in the United States.  Additionally, 81 hotels, representing approximately 7,000 rooms, were under construction, awaiting conversion or approved for development in more than 20 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.

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

(C) 2013 Choice Hotels International, Inc.  All rights reserved.

About Choice Privileges®
Choice Privileges is one of the industry's fastest-growing loyalty programs.  With over 17 million members worldwide, the program membership has tripled in just over five years.  Membership is free and offers points good towards free nights, airline miles, gift certificates and more while staying at more than 5,500 Comfort Inn, Comfort Suites, Quality, Sleep Inn, Clarion, Cambria Suites, MainStay Suites, Suburban Extended Stay Hotel, Econo Lodge and Rodeway Inn brand hotels as well as Ascend Hotel Collection member hotels. For more information, visit choiceprivileges.com.

SOURCE Choice Hotels International, Inc.



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