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Best Western International

September 14, 2009 08:00 ET

Best Western International Rewards Guests With Bonus Points for Fall Travel

Best Western Rewards® Members Earn Up to Quadruple Points When Paying With a MasterCard® Card

PHOENIX, AZ--(Marketwire - September 14, 2009) - Just because summer will end soon doesn't mean earning bonus Best Western Rewards® points from the World's Largest Hotel Chain® is ending, too. Now through November 22, Best Western Rewards members who pay with their MasterCard card earn double, triple or quadruple Rewards points, after staying any two, three, or four nights this fall. This makes it possible to earn a free room night after staying as few as four nights.

Members who opt to receive airline rewards receive the double, triple or quadruple rewards after any two, three or four stays.

In addition, Rewards members who book online at during this promotional period will receive 250 bonus points, or up to 500 points after two online bookings.

"Fall getaways and the heavy business travel season are starting, so we're multiplying points and miles for our loyal guests, giving them the opportunity to earn their free room nights or flights faster," said Dorothy Dowling, Best Western's senior vice president of marketing and sales.

"We're pleased to be working with Best Western to offer our cardholders a simple and exclusive way to get more value for their money when booking trips away from home this fall season," said George Zilvetti, Vice President, Travel & Entertainment, U.S. Commerce Development, MasterCard Worldwide.

For more information and to register for the points promotion, visit; and for bonus airline rewards, visit Or, call 1-800-WESTERN.

To be eligible, guests must register, reside in North America, South America, the Caribbean or Asia and be members of Best Western Rewards. Individuals who are not already members may join the program prior to or during their first stay. Membership is free. To join Best Western Rewards, visit


Best Western Rewards is one of the industry's most generous rewards programs and one of few that is truly international. With more than 4,000 locations in 80 countries, Best Western makes it easy for members to earn points that can be redeemed for global free room nights with no blackout dates, dining, shopping and entertainment gift cards, gas cards, airline miles and more. Rewards program members can book their award nights and purchase travel at


Best Western International is THE WORLD'S LARGEST HOTEL CHAIN®, providing marketing, reservations and operational support to over 4,000* independently owned and operated member hotels in 80* countries and territories worldwide. An industry pioneer since 1946, Best Western has grown into an iconic brand that hosts 400,000* worldwide guests each night. Best Western's diverse property portfolio, its greatest strength, stems from a business model designed to give owners maximum flexibility to address market-specific needs. Equally committed to the business and leisure traveler, Best Western recently embarked on a mission to lead the hotel industry in customer care. World Vision is the charity of choice for Best Western in building the world's largest family, as our hotels and staff sponsor children in need around the globe. Since 2004, Best Western has served as the Official Hotel of NASCAR®. For more information or to make a reservation, please visit

*Numbers are approximate and can fluctuate.


MasterCard Worldwide advances global commerce by providing a critical economic link among financial institutions, businesses, cardholders and merchants worldwide. As a franchisor, processor and advisor, MasterCard develops and markets payment solutions, processes approximately 21 billion transactions each year, and provides industry-leading analysis and consulting services to financial-institution customers and merchants. Powered by the MasterCard Worldwide Network and through its family of brands, including MasterCard®, Maestro® and Cirrus®, MasterCard serves consumers and businesses in more than 210 countries and territories. For more information go to

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