SOURCE: Wyndham Worldwide

August 07, 2008 08:00 ET

Hawthorn Suites Online Sweepstakes Features Vacation and Instant Prizes

PARSIPPANY, NJ--(Marketwire - August 7, 2008) - An online sweepstakes offered this month by the all-suites, extended-stay Hawthorn Suites hotel brand features a grand-prize vacation for four to Orlando and instant win prizes to be awarded daily including Southwest Airlines discounts, $50 gas cards and handheld global positioning systems.

To participate in the promotion, which continues until the end of August, Web surfers are invited to visit www.hawthorn.com and click on the Play Now button under the Summer Sweepstakes headline, which opens an interactive game that challenges players to unlock a virtual hotel room to find a winning combination.

Instant winners are entered for a chance automatically to win the grand prize, which includes roundtrip airfare for four to Orlando, Fla., provided by Southwest Airlines; lodging for four nights at the Hawthorn Suites, Orlando Lake Buena Vista; and eight, single-day passes to Walt Disney World, Universal Orlando or SeaWorld Orlando.

Grand-prize winners also will be treated to a behind-the-scenes tour of Walt Disney World, Universal Orlando or SeaWorld Orlando, an escorted walking park tour, priority entry to selected rides and attractions and an opportunity to meet park performers.

Instant prizes to be awarded include 30 prepaid $50 gas cards, 75 single-use Southwest Airlines Fare Saver coupon codes providing discounts on eligible roundtrip fare purchases on www.southwest.com or www.swabiz.com valued at $40 each and four handheld global positioning systems each valued at $250.

The promotion is offered in partnership with the Orlando/Orange County Convention & Visitors Bureau. Full details, rules and regulations are available at www.hawthornsummertimesweeps.com.

Hawthorn Suites hotels feature one-bedroom suites with fully equipped kitchens and studio suites with wet bars. Amenities include daily complimentary hot breakfast buffet, Wednesday evening social hour and wireless Internet service. Most hotels offer meeting space, swimming pools, exercise facilities, guest laundry facilities, convenience store items, valet and grocery services.

The brand's Sweet Suite™ bed features a plush, pillow-top mattress with high-thread-count linens, triple sheeting and duvet, fitted bed skirt, decorative bed scarf and Euro pillows.

Reservations may be booked online at www.hawthorn.com or by calling, toll-free, (800) 527-1133 or TDD (800) 824-2116.

Hawthorn Suites hotels are franchised by Wyndham Hotel Group, one of three principal components of Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (NYSE: WYN), encompasses nearly 7,000 hotels representing more than 581,000 rooms in 63 countries on six continents. All hotels are owned individually and operated independently or by Wyndham Hotel Management. Wyndham Hotel Group is based in Parsippany, N.J. Additional information is available at www.wyndhamworldwide.com.