Wingate by Wyndham Hotel Brand Offers Facebook Fans a Chance at $5,000

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PARSIPPANY, NJ--(Marketwire - Oct 4, 2012) - Looking for some extra fun, pampering or cash this month? Wingate by Wyndham® is offering travelers the chance to earn lots of extras with its newly launched "Extra Extra Sweepstakes," which will reward six travelers with weekly giveaways leading up to a grand prize of $5,000.

Now through Oct. 28, 2012, consumers can enter for the chance to win one of six weekly prizes by visiting and "liking" the midscale hotel brand's Facebook page at www.facebook.com/wingatehotels. Throughout the sweepstakes period, Wingate by Wyndham will give away a little something extra each week to one randomly selected winner. Prizes include:

  • Extra fun: sports tickets for a favorite team
  • Extra pampering: a spa gift card
  • Extra home improvement: a home improvement store gift card
  • Extra shopping: a mall gift card
  • Extra mileage: a gas card
  • $5,000: the grand prize

Wingate by Wyndham will also be providing extra support to the community through this sweepstakes by donating $1 to the Starlight Children's Foundation for every entry received, up to the first 2,500 entries. The Starlight Children's Foundation, the signature charity of Wyndham Hotel Group, is dedicated to improving the quality of life for children around the globe with chronic and life-threatening illnesses and life-altering injuries by providing entertainment, education and family activities that help them cope with the pain, fear and isolation of prolonged illness.

"The 'Extra Extra Sweepstakes' offers travelers and communities the opportunity to get a little something extra for connecting with us," said Wendi Mazzucco, senior director of marketing for Wingate by Wyndham. "The Wingate brand is passionate about giving business and leisure guests all the extras for one simple, affordable rate to make their stays with us extraordinary. We're excited to extend this passion to new fans and to those in need."

The "Extra Extra Sweepstakes" is open to all legal residents of the 50 United States, the District of Columbia and Canada (not including the Province of Quebec) who are at least 18 years of age or the age of majority in their state or province of permanent residence. Gift cards will be issued in the currency corresponding to the winners' country of residence and are subject to terms and conditions of use which may include expiration dates. Blackout dates, restrictions and additional fees may apply. Additional information and the sweepstakes official rules are available at www.facebook.com/wingatehotels.

Wingate by Wyndham hotels offer the services and amenities travelers need for one simple rate, including hot breakfast daily, copying and printing services in 24-hour business centers, high-speed internet access, meeting space and exercise facilities. The hotels offer comfortable oversized guest rooms that are designed to function both as a bedroom and an office with a large, well-lit workspace, in-room microwave and refrigerator, a pillow-top bed and more.

All Wingate by Wyndham hotels are individually owned and operated under franchise agreements with Wingate Inns International, Inc., a subsidiary of Wyndham Hotel Group and parent company Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (NYSE: WYN). Reservations and information are available by visiting www.wingatehotels.com or calling (800) 228-1000.
Wingate by Wyndham hotels participate in the Wyndham Rewards® loyalty program, the largest in the lodging industry based on the number of participating hotels. Points can be redeemed for complimentary hotel stays, airline tickets, name-brand merchandise and dining and shopping gift cards, among other options. In lieu of points, members may elect to earn airline or rail miles with a variety of carriers. More information is available at www.wyndhamrewards.com.

EDITORS: Photos and logos can be downloaded from the Wyndham Worldwide Media Center, available here. For more information about Wyndham Worldwide Corporation and its businesses, go to www.wyndhamworldwide.com.

Contact:
CONTACT:
Kathryn Zambito
Public Relations Manager
Wyndham Hotel Group
22 Sylvan Way
Parsippany, N.J. 07054
(973) 753-6590
kathryn.zambito@wyn.com
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