SOURCE: Wyndham Hotel Group

Baymont Inn & Suites

September 09, 2014 09:00 ET

Baymont Inn & Suites Home Team Hospitality Contest Supports Local Sport Teams

Community-Focused Hotel Brand Offers Local Teams a Chance to Win $5,000 for Equipment and Travel

PARSIPPANY, NJ--(Marketwired - September 09, 2014) - Baymont Inn & Suites®, the midscale hotel brand that prides itself on its "Hometown Hospitality" service promise -- treating guests like friends, family and neighbors -- and its history of community involvement, is offering amateur athletic teams the chance to win $5,000 and 500,000 Wyndham Rewards® points with its "Home Team Hospitality" contest.

Now through October 5, 2014, teams who visit www.facebook.com/Baymontinns can enter for a chance to win a grand prize consisting of a $5,000 Wyndham Rewards® Visa® gift card to put towards team uniforms or equipment and 500,000 Wyndham Rewards points -- which can cover up to 50 one-night stays at most Baymont Inn & Suites hotels -- for team travel.

Entries must be submitted by a coach or team member of any amateur athletic team and should include a short description detailing why Baymont Inn & Suites should support their team. Fans can cheer for their favorite finalist by casting a vote on the Baymont Inn & Suites Facebook page throughout the voting period, which lasts from November 3 - 9, 2014.

The team that receives the most votes will be awarded the grand prize, while two runners up will each be awarded a $2,500 Wyndham Rewards® Visa® gift card and 100,000 Wyndham Rewards points. 

"With nearly 350 properties across the U.S., Baymont Inn & Suites is a proud member of many hometown communities," said Patrick Breen, brand senior vice president of Baymont Inn & Suites. "By cheering on local champions, the Home Team Hospitality contest allows us to bring our Hometown Hospitality service culture to life in the communities where our hotels reside, whether the team is playing their rivals in our backyard or traveling long distances to get to the big game."

In addition to the contest, the brand is offering traveling teams or groups a 20 percent discount when they book 10 or more rooms at any participating Baymont Inn & Suites property through the end of the year. To book this offer, call (800) 939-6989.

The "Home Team Hospitality" contest winners will be announced in mid-November. The promotion is open to all legal residents of the U.S. and District of Columbia over 18 years of age. For official rules, visit www.facebook.com/Baymontinns.

Wyndham Rewards, the free-to-join guest loyalty program of Baymont Inn & Suites and parent company Wyndham Hotel Group and the only hotel loyalty program to offer guaranteed rewards with just one qualified stay, offers members the chance to earn valuable points during their visits. Points may be redeemed for a wide variety of reward options including free hotel stays, air travel, gift cards for leading retailers and restaurants and more. Information is available at www.wyndhamrewards.com.

About Baymont Inn & Suites

Part of Wyndham Hotel Group, the Baymont Inn & Suites® hotel brand is a chain of over 345 midscale hotels located throughout the United States offering an array of complimentary amenities including free Wi-Fi and continental breakfast at the Baymont Breakfast Corner(SM). Many locations feature swimming pools, fitness centers, airport shuttle service 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.

Each Baymont Inn & Suites hotel is independently owned and operated under franchise agreements with Baymont Franchise Systems, Inc., a subsidiary of Wyndham Hotel Group and parent company Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (NYSE: WYN). Reservations and information are available by visiting www.baymontinns.com.

Wyndham Hotel Group is the world's largest and most diverse hotel company, encompassing approximately 7,540 hotels and 650,200 rooms in 71 countries. Additional information is available at www.wyndhamworldwide.com. For more information about hotel franchising opportunities visit www.whgdevelopment.com.

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